• Upcoming events

    Great American Outdoors Show 2016
    Saturday, February 06, 2016 at 09:00 AM through February 15, 2016

    Come join the NRA at the world's largest outdoor show!

    The Great American Outdoor Show is a nine day event celebrating hunting, fishing and outdoor traditions that are treasured by millions of Americans and their families. The show features over 1,100 exhibitors ranging from shooting manufacturers to outfitters to fishing boats and RVs, and archery to art covering 650,000 square feet of exhibit hall space! Not to mention a jam packed schedule including country concerts, fundraising dinners, speaking events, archery competitions, celebrity appearances, seminars, demonstrations and much more!

    Pacific Northwest Sportsmen's Show
    Wednesday, February 10, 2016 at 11:00 AM through February 14, 2016 · 2 rsvps
    Portland Expo Center in Portland, OR

    Join the NRA-ILA at Oregon's largest sportsmen's show! Held in Portland from February 10th-14th, the Pacific Northwest Sportsmen's Show offers a one-stop shopping experience, with great values on hunting and fishing gear, clothing, camping equipment, sport fishing boats and RV’s. There is also a packed line-up of family friendly activities and expert speakers, demonstrations, and seminars. The NRA-ILA will be participating in this years event, so if you plan on heading out to the show be sure to stop by our booth to pick up some free NRA materials and learn more about our activities throughout the Northwest.

    Show Hours:

    Wednesday: 11am – 8pm
    Thursday: 11am – 8pm
    Friday: 11am – 8pm
    Saturday: 10am – 8pm
    Sunday: 10am – 6pm

    For more information or to volunteer at the show, please contact Grassroots Field Coordinator Keely Hopkins at 703-939-0824 or keely@nrailafrontlines.com.

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    Momentum Shifting Against Operation Choke Point?

    When last we reported on the ongoing scandal that is Operation Choke Point, the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee had issued a report condemning the participation of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) in the program. Earlier, the same committee had faulted the Department of Justice (DOJ) for its actions in pressuring banks to sever or avoid business relationships with legitimate industries that are considered politically objectionable, including firearms and ammunition sales. Internal investigators at both FDIC and DOJ had also launched their own probes into allegations of abusive practices under the guise of Operation Choke Point.

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    NBC Offers Repellent Advice on Appeasing Home Invaders

    Americans have a constitutional right to armed self-defense, but they have other choices as well.  The University of Colorado, for example, last year offered the students it sought to disarm with statewide legislation other “crime prevention tactics.” Options for female students facing rapists included passive resistance,” biting, and self-degradation.  According to one proponent of the bill to ban the lawful carrying of firearms on campuses, such threats are “why we have the whistles.” 

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