The NRA has been America’s firearm safety, education and training leader and No. 1 defender of the Second Amendment for 150 years, but did you know it also is the nation’s linchpin in shooting-range development? Powered by your membership dollars, the NRA is America’s authority in helping states not only to build more shooting ranges, but also in helping communities secure the funding to do so.
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.
California’s latest lead ammunition bill, AB 3071, is a misguided solution that threatens to throw gun rights and conservation into chaos.