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NRA Instructors: Freedom's Frontline

Among NRA’s many contributions to our nation, few are more appreciated than marksmanship training and firearms safety instruction. For students from Alaska to Puerto Rico, the instructor in the classroom and on the range is the face of the NRA.

The Armed Citizen® August 2010

In February an NRA-supported federal law went into effect permitting people who may legally carry firearms to do so in many previously gun-free national parks. Three months later, a backpacker chose to exercise the new right while hiking in Alaska’s Denali National Park.

Walmart Gives in to Political Correctness

Walmart was never much of a gun store. It is now less of one. Walmart announced, as a response to the criminal actions of mass-murderers, that it’s going to stop selling handguns in Alaska (Walmart previously stopped selling handguns everywhere else) and will stop selling “short-barrel rifle and handgun ammunition” in stores all over America (it stopped selling modern sporting rifles in 2015, though it kept selling less-politically incorrect semi-automatic rifles).

Billion-Dollar Sportsman Bonanza

This week, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced it will be distributing $1.1 billion to help expand and protect America’s hunting, shooting and conservation heritage.

Ohio Considering “Permitless” Carry

A proposal under consideration by Ohio lawmakers would allow residents 21 and older who are not ineligible to own a gun under federal law to carry a concealed firearm without a right-to-carry permit.

Remembering Don Young, NRA Board Member And Congressman

Donald Edwin Young, an Alaskan congressman who has served on NRA’s board since first being elected in 1995, passed away on March 15, 2022, aged 88, while traveling to his home state.

More States Honor Historical Connections With Official Firearms

There are official state seals, birds and flowers—and over the last four years, six states have also adopted state firearms.

A Little Good News In Nevada And Mississippi

Twenty-three states now have CCW reciprocity in Nevada, thanks to the action of Gov. Brian Sandoval.

The Armed Citizen® | Hikers

Poison ivy isn’t the worst thing you could encounter on your hike, so being prepared is always advisable.

“Permitless” Carry Bill Passed By North Dakota Legislature

Will North Dakota become the next state to adopt “permitless” carry?

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