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The National Rifle Association

A web booklet by Elliott Suggs 

The NRA was created by Union veterans Col. William C. Church and Gen. George Wingate in 1871. Their original mission statement was  to promote and encourage rifle shooting on a scientific basis, this progressed to the creation of ranges, promoting education of and about firearms, and fighting to protect people's 2nd Amendment rights. 

Origins of the NRA

Many citizens do not have time in their busy schedule to go and make sure their representatives know what they want to get done. this is where the NRA comes in. they have the time and drive to accomplish real change.

The NRA provides many member benefits, from free education and range use, to backing in politics. the NRA fights for you, the common man, and his rights.

Why You Should Join

 The NRA has  helped and pushed for many different laws and amendments to be passed and upheld. They want to protect Americans rights to bear arms. These are only few of their accomplishments, because they have hands in many different things, from safety to honing skills. 

 

NRA  Acomplishments 

  •  https://home.nra.org/
  • http://www.businessinsider.com/state-laws-nra-right-to-carry-gun-control-2013-4
  • http://www.encyclopedia.com/sports-and-everyday-life/social-organizations/private-organizations/national-rifle-association

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