As summer shifts into high gear and we celebrate with backyard BBQs and fireworks, it’s important to reflect on our roots, on why our country was founded, and on personal liberty and freedom.
When we look back at the history of the unique experience that has become the United States of America, we see that Independence Day and the right to bear arms are forever linked.
Freedom is a gift. America’s Freedom was purchased with the blood of patriots who fought and died so we could be free.
As a life member of the NRA, I put freedom first. Why? As it is for all of us, the answer is both simple and complex.
It is always worth stopping on the Fourth of July to behold what we have been given. Freedom.
George Mason actually declined to sign the U.S. Constitution because the document didn’t then contain a bill of rights. Soon after, Mason and others would get their way and thereby safeguard our freedom.
Where Wall Street begins, or ends, depending on the direction traveled, sits this place, a beautiful church and a cemetery whose paths are rarely trodden.
We’re suspicious of “new” thoughts on liberty and security; some of those old ones are mighty good.
Call ‘em what you will: Leathernecks, Jarheads or Devil Dogs, they were at the beginning.
The ragtag Continental Navy faced Britain’s unrivaled might on the high seas.