Charles L. Cotton

President’s Column | NRA In The States

One thing is absolutely clear—in terms of passing good bills and defeating bad bills, the NRA-ILA is the proverbial "800-pound gorilla" at both the federal and state levels.

Three Recent Cases That Prove Guns Save Lives

Anti-gun groups and gun-ban politicians will try to convince you that very few people successfully defend themselves and others with firearms. That couldn't be further from the truth.

Small Contributions Add Up To Big Victories for Freedom

These days—at least most of the time—$5 won’t buy you much. Maybe a pound of ground beef. Or a gallon of milk. Or 10 rounds of 9 mm.

VIDEO: The Importance of the NRA at 150

The NRA’s founders in 1871 may not have foreseen the political importance of the organization they created, but we owe them our gratitude.

Freedom is in this Metal

“Wow, if that gun could only talk, I wonder what stories it would tell.”

Standing Guard | President Biden Would Rather Kill Freedom Than Save Lives

You and I are now in the battle of our lives. Two of the most extreme, gun-hating politicians in America—Nancy Pelosi and Charles Schumer—control the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate. Anti-gun legislation is on the move in Washington, D.C., like we haven’t seen in a generation.

The Truth About NICS

When Project Veritas founder James O’Keefe went to buy a shotgun last August 6, an FBI background check barred him from completing the purchase.

Was That A Toy Gun In Your Living Room?

How bad has the anti-gun hysteria gotten among some in our educational system? So bad that a grade-school student from Colorado Springs, Colo., was recently suspended for having a toy gun—in his own home!

The Armed Citizen® October 4, 2020

A suspected robber in Houston, Texas, attempted to use counterfeit currency at a convenience store around 10 p.m., and upon being told that the money would not be accepted, brandished a firearm and fired at the store clerk.

The NRA Fights Back As Gun Controllers Dismiss The Second Amendment As “Nonessential”

Throughout these developments, your NRA has kept its members informed of every late-breaking story, often in real time.

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