Breaking: A Fifth NRA Director Has Resigned

Julie Golob has resigned her seat on the Board of Directors for the National Rifle Association of America.  Mrs Golob’s resignation marks the fifth director to have resigned since May 30th, 2019. While board resignations are unprecedented in the organizations history, this is not the first time that directors have been removed. It was the first time that the NRA Institute for LegislativRead More…

Breaking: NRA Board Resignations

The following is breaking as of 2:35pm MDT on August 1st, 2019. It breaks my heart. Three of the four NRA Directors who called for an independent audit have resigned. The following letter was just submitted to NRA Board President, from Directors Esther Schneider, Sean Maloney, and Timothy Knight: August 1, 2019President Carolyn MeadowsThe National Rifle Association of America11250 Waples MiRead More…

Open Letter from Owen Buz Mills

Breaking, an open letter from Owen Buz Mills: Owen Buz Mills
Gunsite Ranch, Arizona
26 July 2019
NRA Members NRA Directors I address this first to our NRA members, you are the reason for our existence. It is your money we are spending. Believe me, I know this. It is NOT our money, it is yours.
Next I address this to the Board of Directors; this is a call to action. You have a duty to Read More…

76in76 Review: Part One

As of today, July 26th, we are 30 days into our #76in76 campaign. Many of you have joined us in emailing or otherwise contacting 39% of the NRA BoD thus far. Forty-six days and directors are left until the start of the NRA BoD meeting in Anchorage, Alaska staring September 10th. The 30 directors we have covered have included seven executive committee members, President Carolyn Meadows and First VRead More…

Which Are You?

Recently, I have noticed that discussions about the NRA have brought out similar comments amongst NRA members. These similar, reoccurring comments are easily noticeable on the comment sections of Ammoland, YouTube firearms related channels, Facebook and other firearms communities on the internet. From that, three categories of NRA members make these reoccurring comments. Let’s look at those: Read More…

#76in76, Hammer and You

Save the Second started the #76in76 campaign on our Facebook page on June 26th. The goal of the #76in76 is that you, members of the National Rifle Association (NRA), contact all 76 of your NRA Board of Directors (BoD) in the days leading up to the next BoD’s meeting in Anchorage, AK on September 10th. Your voice as an NRA member has never before been needed as much as it is right now.  Read More…

What on Earth is Going On in the NRA?!

On Saturday evening (July 6th, 2019) the Save the Second Facebook Page had a new commenter, NRA Board of Director Tom King, who proceeded to start and engage in an exceptionally heated conversation. His initial comment was on our July 1st post asking why so many in the firearms industry are afraid of Wayne LaPierre and his cronies. It is an observation that we have clearly seen. The majority of lRead More…

The De Facto Purge

June 30th, 2019 NRA Director Timothy Knight announced that he had been removed from all standing NRA committees as a result of his “publicly express[ing] concern over the current NRA leadership and spurious spending.” On July 5th, Director Allen West announced he too was removed from all committees. West’s article is titled, “NRA: National Retaliation Association.” Shortly after West releasRead More…

The BoD Terms Ending This Year

This year many people will be headed to the ballot box in November. It will be the gubernatorial elections for Kentucky, Louisiana, and Mississippi as well as thousands of citizen initiatives, mayoral races and other local elections. You may be familiar with these elections; if you aren’t I am confident you will soon see the TV ads and other advertisements. Elections spur loads oRead More…

The Power You Wield

When Hi Point launched their “Name the 9” contest on June 6th, 2019 no one anticipated what would happen. A large amount of entries were entered in jest during the first phase of the contest with companies such as Student of the Gun and We Like Shooting having submissions in their likeness while other entries such as “Problem Solver” were just plain humorous. The start of the second phaseRead More…