Many of us remember Chris Cheng from the History Channel’s long-since-canceled show “Top Shot.” The show ran for five seasons, between 2010 and 2013, and featured two teams of competitors who had to use an unknown array of rifles, handguns and shotguns on various targets as they ran through shooting stations. One by one, the lowest-scoring marksmen were eliminated.
In 1986, only Vermont allowed concealed carry without a permit. A few other states issued permits fairly, but most other states refused to issue permits or only issued them arbitrarily to people the permitting authority decided had an unusual “need” to carry. But, by 2021, thanks in large part to four decades of tireless work by the NRA and members of this association, the situation has completely reversed.
Faced with a dire emergency during one of her courses, Suzanne Freehauf remained calm and acted quickly to save the life of her student, who was experiencing a severe medical situation.
Despite its claims of support for the Second Amendment, these principles are decidedly anti-gun.
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Freedom is best expressed through our actions, deeds and words. And so, in that spirit, I am proud to write today to address the actions we are pursuing to ensure the NRA remains vital in the fight to protect America’s first freedom.