After more than four decades of dedicated Second Amendment advocacy work, Marion P. Hammer is retiring from her position as Florida state lobbyist for the NRA Institute for Legislative Action.
When I step in front of audiences to speak, I always take a moment to look out through the lights at yet another diverse crowd of NRA members. I glance at individual faces and see men and women, youngsters and veterans, people of every ethnicity and from all occupations.
We all know the old adage that those who don’t know history are doomed to repeat it. Sayings like this only stick around long enough to permeate a culture when they point to greater truths, as this one does.
As many of you are aware, the NRA’s Institute for Legislative Action is a vital part of the communications lifeline for the preservation of Second Amendment rights.
Growing up in New York City during the ‘70s and ‘80s, I saw firsthand the tremendous injustices created by so-called “gun-control” laws.
Law-abiding American gun owners are presently facing the most vicious and broad-based attacks this nation has ever seen on our cherished right to keep and bear arms.
President’s Column | Gun Owners Involved In Politics Can Help Decide Elections, Protect Second Amendment
The next two years may very well decide the future of the Second Amendment in America. Elections will be taking place in a handful of states this fall, and the U.S. House, U.S. Senate, and the presidency will be up for grabs in 2020.