Save the Second

2019

Save the Second was organized for a very limited purpose.

To build a stronger, healthier National Rifle Association.

Five discrete goals

  1. Smaller Board
  2. Term Limits
  3. Director Attendance
  4. Member Engagement
  5. Exclusive 2A Focus

Save The Second
383 Corona Street Suite 505
Denver, CO 80218


NRA Adaptive Shooting

since 2017

to increase access and participation in shooting activities for people with disabilities

 

  • 74 million individuals that identify as disabled
    – growing as the Baby Boomer generation ages
    – injured soldiers
  • Adaptive Product Provider list
  • Subsidy Program provides financial assistance to ranges, clubs and organizations committed to making their facilities accessible

703-267-1491

https://adaptiveshooting.nra.org/

Sonny Jones

 

  • 1988 attended (the third) Gun Rights Policy Conference GRPC
  • Feb 1989 launched Women & Guns
    was inspired  after covering the Gun Rights Policy Conference for Machine Gun News
  • Sonny wrote almost the entire first issue herself, 16 pages of black and white print with no ads, with a focus on an in-depth feature article on concealed- carry options for women.
  •  Fall of 1989 2nd Amendment foundation acquired Women & Guns
  • 1989 – 1991 Sunny moved to Washington & remained editor of W&G
  • 1991 started to work for the NRA
  • Oct 1993 NRA “Refuse to Be a Victim.” began
  • 1994 appointed to Womens Personal Safety Office

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

Clifford “Neal” Knox

(June 20, 1935 – January 17, 2005)
– 1966 testified before Congressional committees at least fifty times, before the House Subcommittee on Crime against what eventually became the Gun Control Act of 1968
– 1977 The NRA Cincinnati Revolt

– 1978-1982 Executive Director of NRA Institute for Legislative Action (ILA)
– 1984 Founder & chairman of the Firearms Coalition
– founding editor of Gun Week

– editor of Handloader Magazine
– founding editor of Rifle Magazine– – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Neal_Knox

Hubert Leon “Bill” Richardson

December 28, 1927 –  January 13, 2020 (92)

  • Born in Terre Haute, Indiana
  •  married to his beloved late wife Barbara for 57 years
  • served in the United States Navy in World War II
  • – 1975 founded The Gun Owners of America (GOA)
  • – founded Gun Owners of California
  • – 1966-1989 California state senator
    career was primarily focused on the preservation and protection of the Second Amendment
  • – Chair the Senate Fish and Game Committee
  • extraordinary hunter and dedicated to the conservation of California game
  • – NRA board of director
  • Author: “Confrontational Politics” 
  • – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/H._L._Richardson