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NRA Women

Since 1776, women have fought for and defended our freedom. This too-often-unheralded part of American history, as well as all that women do today, is told here by the NRA's first female president.

2022 NRA National Silhouette Championships

Silhouette is one of the most popular NRA competitive shooting disciplines. At the 2021 NRA National Silhouette Rifle Championships, conducted last summer at the Ridgway Rifle Club in Ridgway, Pennsylvania, shooters traveled from 23 states (along with a few from Mexico) to compete in both smallbore and high power rifle events.

The Humble Beginnings of NRA Museums

The NRA's three museums are critical to preserving our rich heritage for the future, but you might be surprised by where this incredible resource began.

Whittington Center Announces New Dates For Founder’s/Donor Appreciation Weekend

Due to the rescheduling of the NRA Annual Meetings and Exhibits, now taking place September 3-5 in Houston, Texas, the Whittington Center has moved its Founder’s/Donor Appreciation Weekend to September 16-19, 2021.

Potterfields Donate Bespoke Shotguns To Raise Funds For NRA

A special auction later this month to benefit NRA and the NRA Whittington Center comes as welcome news for all members and everyone who values American freedoms, and this fundraiser will especially interest fans and collectors of finely crafted firearms.

The Perfect Shooting Gift for Her

Check the NRA’s website for this coming year’s events.

The World’s First Concealed Handgun

The wheellock represents a major first in technology—and became the world’s first banned pistol.

Revolving Automatically

While semi-automatic pistols are in common use throughout the world today, the semi-automatic revolver is a much rarer item.

Deringer In The West

Henry Deringer of Philadelphia was already well known for his rifles and larger handguns when he turned his efforts toward manufacturing smaller pocket pistols.

A Lot Of Locks

When a museum gets a bequest, sometimes the gift winds up being much more extensive than anticipated.

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