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.
Most of us are familiar with the historical founding of the NRA in 1871, where two Civil War veterans in New York set out to improve the shooting abilities of Union soldiers. But the growth of NRA membership rests squarely on the shoulders of local clubs and state associations.
California’s latest lead ammunition bill, AB 3071, is a misguided solution that threatens to throw gun rights and conservation into chaos.
This month I would like to highlight the resources located at your NRA Headquarters, in Fairfax, Va., that are available to members, as well as the general public. NRA Headquarters proudly houses the National Firearms Museum, the NRA Range and the NRA Store-right outside of our nation’s capital.
Pro-Gun Locals Rally Against New Laws, Town Mostly Rejects Target Shooting Restrictions on Private Land
Pennsylvania locals crowded into a Board of Supervisors meeting to voice concerns over proposed restrictions.