Adam Kraut declines seat on the NRA Board of Directors… here’s WHY

Adam Kraut has released a letter explaining why he is not taking the opportunity to sit on the NRA Board of Directors… and I don’t blame him. I worked hard to support Adam’s attempts to get on the BoD in 2017 and 2018 when he ran for the 76th Seat at the NRA Annual Meeting. By 2019, having gotten onto the ballot and still not been successful, it started to become apparent that Adam’s interest iRead More…

On Sheep in Sheepdog Clothing

We have been using sheep, lambs and shepherds as allegory since a wandering, tacti-cool instructor began circuit teaching in the Middle East long ago. Later, we learned – and many of us took to heart – LTC (RET) Dave Grossman’s On Sheep, Wolves, and Sheepdogs, in which he describes the roles in modern society. Most of us have probably heard the expression “a wolf in sheep’s clothingRead More…

“Grassroots Movements”… and a warning to NRA Directors

David Dell’Aquila, who has been motivating other high net worth donors to the NRA to stop providing funds to the organization has sent a very direct letter to the NRA Board of Directors:” Dear Members of the Board of Directors: The process continues to provide you with information that is necessary for the directors of the NRA to assume meaningful “oversight” of Mr. LaPierre and hRead More…

Support a STRONGER NRA!(video)

https://youtu.be/61QMfEe1Ezo
This is the FINAL WEEK to get your attendance petition forms in! Save the Second was formed to represent the voice of former, current and potential future NRA Members who are concerned about the problems currently facing the organization. We believe these problems were caused by its leadership and a failure of the Board of Directors to properly oversee the organiRead More…

Final Week to get your Mandatory Attendance Petition Form in!

We’re entering into the final week to collect petition forms in our attempt to Reform the NRA policy on Director Attendance at Board Meetings. We’ve collected a ton already, we know there are many still on the way, but want as many as we can get… and, if you are a Voting NRA Member, we want one from YOU! We believe that attendance should be Mandatory. We believe that Mandatory AttendanRead More…

An Antedote for the NRA’s Poisoning, Part I

Mithridate, also known as mithridatium, mithridatum, or mithridaticum, is a semi-mythical remedy with as many as 65 ingredients, used as an antidote for poisoning, and said to be created by Mithridates VI Eupator of Pontus in the 1st century BC. Mithridates VI Mithridates , also known as Mithradates the Great, was the king of Pontus (modern-day northeastern Turkey) who was reRead More…

Threats and Intimidation from NRA leadership

We have been talking with a number of NRA directors to help create a path forward for reform. Some of these directors have come out publicly with statements of support for Save The Second, some have shared our links and our petition in social media. Some are signing on to sponsor proposals for NRA bylaw changes to be discussed and possibly voted on at the next Board Meeting in September. ThereRead More…

Why am I with Save the Second

from Steve Hoback, Save the Second Board Member: I was the Senior Training Program Coordinator at NRA’s Education and Training Division from early 2008 to late early 2013. During my time there I was part of a team that rabidly defended the integrity of the NRA training programs and worked hard to keep them current and relevant. NRA Training was the sole source of revenue that allowed the othRead More…