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  • The National Rifle Association: The Definition Of The National Rifle Association

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    The original conception of the National Rifle Association was due to the poor marksmanship of soldiers under the command of Col. William C. Church and Gen. George Wingate, both veterans of the Civil War. They main purpose of the newfound organization was to urge, encourage, and foster the growth of shooting on the scientific level, while allowing people to become familiar with gun handling and safety precautions. The NRA has recently begun to focus on the education of men and women on being aware

  • The National Rifle Association of America

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    says in the constitution that it “shall not be infringed.” The NRA was founded by Col. William C. Church and Gen. George Wingate after a charter was granted by the state of New York on November 17, 1871. They wanted to “help promote and encourage rifle shooting on a scientific basis,” along with assistance to blacks so they would be able to defend themselves individually from the KKK. These two men noticed that their troops did not have very good marksmanship and that the government was doing nothing

  • The National Rifle Association (NRA)

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    The National Rifle Association (NRA), recognized today as a major political force and as America's foremost defender of the Second Amendment, “A well regulated militia being necessary to the security of a Free State the Right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed.” The NRA adheres to the belief that the Second Amendment guarantees the right of individuals to bear arms. Recent U.S. Supreme Court cases have confirmed those beliefs. In spite of whether one personally adheres to

  • The Nra, National Rifle Association

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    The NRA, National Rifle Association, is a group with ever growing interest in our society today. With the rise of gun related violence and public shootings has both promoted and hurt the reputation of the NRA. Not only has the NRA been a large talking point, but gun reform overall too. With the rise of violence with the use of guns, Gun control has been a big dilemma congress is trying to overcome. The big discussion is how far the government should go with gun control without overstepping the second

  • The National Rifle Association (NRA)

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    The National Rifle Association (NRA) As George Stephanopoulos, a former Clinton spokesman once said: Let me make one small vote for the NRA. They're good citizens. They call their Congressmen. They write. They vote. They contribute. And they get what they want over time.(qtd. in nra.org) The NRA is indeed all of these things, with programs to benefit a variety of Americans, sponsorship of one of Americas oldest sports, and as an organization that will stand up for its political beliefs regarding

  • Brief History of the National Rifle Association

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    Brief History of the National Rifle Association The National Rifle Association in its simplest form is the largest gun club in the world. The organization was founded in 1871 by former Union Army officers to encourage sport shooting in order to have a fine tuned militia in case of emergency. The Union officers believed that a well regulated militia was integral for the security of a free state. It is an organization that opposes gun control, it believes in the individual defense of the

  • The National Rifle Association and the Institute for Legislative Action

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    The National Rifle Association and the Institute for Legislative Action The National Rifle Association created the Institute for Legislative Action in 1975 as a means to lobby. Their mission statement entails preserving and protecting the Second Amendment, which guarantees the ability of law-abiding citizens to own and use firearms for legal and acceptable purposes. The Institute is not directly associated with any specific ammunition or gun makers. It receives financial support from member

  • It's Time to Ban the NRA (National Rifle Association)

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    Dear Legislator, I am writing on behalf of my thoughts and myself about gun control laws. My position on this topic is neutral leaning towards the "No Gun" law. The idea of a federal law to ban these guns is a good idea, but it could be better. I believe strongly that guns should be banned from our country in some kind of way, but there are exceptions like for law enforcement and hunters. This law could lower the murder and death rates drastically. The US would be a whole different and safer country

  • The NRA's Fight to Protect the Second Amendment

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    The NRA (National Rifle Association) is a non-profit, non-partisan organization; its goal is protecting the Second Amendment of the United States Bill of Rights (“A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a Free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.”) by promoting firearm ownership rights and well as marksmanship, firearm safety, and the opposition of legislative proposals for the control of firearms (About the NRA, National Rifle Association)

  • The Jobs of the National Riffle Association

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    The Jobs of the NRA Today the National Rifle Association is the largest association that protects your second amendment rights. The NRA was created in 1871 for one primary reason. However what most people don’t know is that its intention has changed very much overtime. There have been many different presidents and spokespersons of the NRA over time, which has always been ready to defend your gun rights at all costs. Furthermore the basis of the NRA has changed with a growing and always changing

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