2A Authors

These are some 2A Authors

  • Col. William C. Church
    (August 11, 1836 – May 23, 1917)
    – 1861–62 Washington correspondent of the New York Times
    – 1863 Founded the Army and Navy Journal
    – 1866 co-founded Galaxy Magazine, which published the early writings of Mark Twain
    – 1870 one of the founders of the Metropolitan Museum of Art

    – 1871 co-founder of the National Rifle Association
    – 1872 Second president of the National Rifle Association
    – 1882 commissioner to inspect the Northern Pacific Railroad
    – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Conant_Church

  • Gen. George Wingate
    (July 1, 1840 – March 22, 1928)

    – 1871 co-founder of the National Rifle Association
    – 1872 Author – Manual for Rifle Practice
    – 1886 to 1900 president of the National Rifle Association
    – 1903 first President of the Public Schools Athletic League PSAL

  • Gen. Ambrose Burnside
    (May 23, 1824 – September 13, 1881)
    – 1843-1847 United States Military Academy – graduated 18th in a class of 47
    – 1847–1853 Mexican–American War (1st Lieutenant)
    – 1853 manufactured the Burnside carbine
    – 1861 – 1865 Civil War, Major General
    – 1866-1869 Governor of Rhode Island
    – 1871 NRA’s first President
    – 1875-1881 U.S. Senator from Rhode Island
    – His distinctive style of facial hair became known as sideburns


 

 

 

 


  • Clifford “Neal” Knox
    (June 20, 1935 – January 17, 2005)
    – 1977 The NRA Cincinnati Revolt
    – founding editor of Gun Week
    – editor of Handloader Magazine
    – founding editor of Rifle Magazine

    – chairman of the Firearms Coalition
    – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Neal_Knox

 

  • Jeff Knox
    – Son of “Neal” Knox
    – Publisher of Knox Report 
    column published in Shotgun News
    – http://www.nealknox.com/

 

 

 

  • Chris Knox
    – Son of “Neal” Knox
    – Compiled and edited, The Gun Rights War
    Interview

 

 

 


 

 

 


 


 

 


  • David Codrea
    – 1999 writer for GUNS & AMMO magazine
    – writer for HANDGUNS magazine
    – writer for 2009-2018 GUNS magazine
    – 2011 “Journalist of the Year” by the 2nd Amendment Foundation
    – 2011 Soldier of Fortune Magazine’s “2nd Amendment Freedom Fighter Award”
    – 2014 Defender of Liberty by the Second Amendment Foundation

Proponents of the “Standard Model” Interpretation of the Second Amendment
– five “inner circle”

 

 


 

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