From entertainment to special events, it’s all happening in the Lone Star State, where NRA members will gather at the George R. Brown Convention Center May 27-29 to celebrate freedom and honor those who have served our country.
Until last week, the rifle volley has been included in Veterans Day ceremonies on campus for more than a decade.
On July 3, 2018, Tulsa, Okla., police Sergeant Mike Parsons put on his uniform and ballistic vest, donned his badge, strapped on his gun, and went out to serve and protect his community. He had no idea his day would end with a gunfight and a bullet in his thigh.
There wasn’t much to celebrate in Chicago after the city recorded 102 people shot—15 fatally—over the Fourth of July weekend. Most of the shootings occurred on Monday, Independence Day eve, and took place on the south and west sides of the city.
These five armed citizens—like many who use a firearm to protect themselves—were able to stop attackers and invaders without ever firing a shot.