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

Marion P. Hammer

April 26, 1939

Grandmother, 2A Activist

  • 1970s – Present – NRA lobbyist from Florida
  • 1970s – Ran the Unified Sportsmen of Florida (USF)
  • 1987 – Lobbied for Florida concealed-carry (CCW) 
  • 1988 – creator of the NRA Eddie Eagle Program
  • 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

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