Charles L. Cotton

President’s Column | Will Civility Ever Return? Is The Rule Of Law Still Alive?

The "leak" of a U.S. Supreme Court opinion and subsequent attempts to threaten the Court's justices are examples of the pitiable state of the rule of law in our country.

Florida NRA-ILA Lobbyist Marion Hammer to Retire After 44 Years

With Marion Hammer at the helm, Florida became the launching pad for many pro-gun and pro self-defense legislative initiatives over the years.

Canadian Prime Minister Trudeau Proposes Banning All Handgun Sales

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau introduced new legislation to prohibit Canadians from buying, selling, transferring, or importing handguns.

President Biden Just Said What?

Not content with his stated plans to ban America’s favorite rifle, President Biden has again set his sights on banning the most-common handguns used for home defense, self-defense, concealed carry and competition.

Firearms for Freedom: A 10-Gun Salute

The politics of guns and hunting obscures many deeper truth about America, such as a longstanding connection between private American arms makers and freedom that has greatly benefited our armed forces.

Shooting Straight with Dianna Muller

You may remember Dianna Muller from when she testified before Congress in 2019. Many seemed surprised by her strong statements, especially coming from a retired police officer.

What Firearms Have “Common-Use” Protections?

The text of the Second Amendment is explicit, and since it is a right, the people, not the government, decide. Yet, gun-control activists are still intent on attempting to define exactly what "arms" are protected by it.

2022 NRA Annual Meetings And Exhibits In Houston, Texas

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.

President’s Column | Ukraine’s Example

For anyone who ever needed proof of how crucial gun rights are to our survival and our safety, I have just two words of advice: Remember Ukraine!

Gun Owners Spent $15 Billion on What?

Firearms and ammunitions purchases go a long way towards conservation efforts and so much more.

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