Battlegrounds for Freedom

Battlegrounds for Freedom

Seeing freedom-loving Americans arrive by the car and truck load at Blackstone Shooting Sports , just on the outskirts of Charlotte, N.C., for an NRA Day Event, it was encouraging to hear so many Second Amendment supporters tell NRA FrontLines representatives to “keep up the good work.” It was also heartening that even many of those who didn’t speak instead gave us a thumbs up. Many stopped to talk about the Second Amendment and how it has become a political football. Many mentioned a lawsuit from the State of New York that’s calling for the NRA to be dissolved. This outraged and perplexed people. Their faces would twist up, as if they were trying to make sense of this nonsensical attack on this nearly 150-year-old civil-rights association with millions of members. Many also wanted to talk about what a potential Joe Biden presidency would mean, as Biden is basically calling for every gun ban and restriction that has been mentioned by gun-control groups over the last decade—and he is doing this with a 3,400-word treatise right on his campaign website. Looking out the front doors of Blackstone Shooting Sports, we could see Charlotte’s skyline beyond an American flag waving in the wind. Immediately, thoughts of what that flag represents and the freedoms that it protects came to mind. At the same time, thoughts of what could happen should those freedoms come under attack, and what we need to do to defend them, also came to mind. Across the country, […]

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