Marion P. Hammer

April 26, 1939

Grandmother, 2A Activist

  • She learned to shoot “squirrels and rabbits for dinner” with a .22 bolt-action single-shot rifle
  • Florida’s top gun lobbyist
  • 1974 – Present – NRA lobbyist from Florida
  • 1976 – Today – Runs the Unified Sportsmen of Florida (USF)
  • 1987 – Lobbied for Florida concealed-carry (CCW) 
  • 1988 – creator of the NRA Eddie Eagle Program
  • Created the Range Protection Act.
  • 1993 – Outstanding Community Service Award from National Safety Council
  • 1995 to 1998 – 1st female president of the National Rifle Association NRA
  • 2005 – Florida Women’s Hall of Fame
  • 2005 – Involved in the Florida Stand-your-ground law – “one of the chief architects”  first to be passed in the United States
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