The NRA Dumpster Fire – Part One

Episode Summary

In this first episode of a two-part series, we discuss the current state of affairs (circa 2019) of the National Rifle Association and begin with a history lesson. This sets the stage for the second part of the series wherein we will discuss what WE can all do to fix it.


Additional Reading

The NRA Wasn't Always Against Gun Control

Timeline of the NRA

When the NRA Supported Gun Control

Wikipedia: National Rifle Association

How the NRA's True Believers Converted a Marksmanship Group Into a Might Gun Lobby

‘Revolt in Cincinnati' Molded National Rifle Association

The Hostile Takeover of the NRA

Allen West: The National Retaliation Association

The Shit Storm that is the NRA Today and How We Got Here

NRA Donor Directs a Revolt Against a ‘Radioactive' Leader

NRA Suspends Chief Lobbyist Accused of Assisting Coup Attempt


Learn More About ‘Save the Second'

Save The Second's vision is to save the Second Amendment by strengthening the National Rifle Association. They hope to grow the NRA’s membership, improve its public image, and secure the NRA’s long-term ability carry out its stated purpose of protecting our “individual rights of self-preservation and defense of family, person, and property,” as provided in Article II, Section 1 of the NRA Bylaws.

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