During the COVID-19 pandemic, many anti-gun officials around the country, at both state and local levels of government, took the opportunity to unilaterally suspend Second Amendment rights.
In accordance with the NRA’s bylaws and other legal requirements, the 149th NRA Annual Meeting of Members was held at Loews Ventana Canyon Resort, in Tucson, Ariz., on October 24, 2020. Because of COVID-19 restrictions and concerns surrounding large gatherings, the historic Members’ Meeting had been postponed twice, putting NRA in the difficult position of finding a suitable and safe location on short notice.
America’s gun industry has, of course, been very busy this year. Gun sales are so robust many retailers have found it difficult to keep popular models in stock. Some gun makers have, nevertheless, been affected by the mandatory shutdowns related to this pandemic.
Recent challenge to Gov. Cuomo’s orders was tossed by a federal judge.
Throughout these developments, your NRA has kept its members informed of every late-breaking story, often in real time.
The framers of the Constitution “knew what emergencies were, knew the pressures they engender for authoritative action, knew, too, how they afford a ready pretext for usurpation.”