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Volume 15, Number 4

Departments
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Letter From The Editor
by Editor Mark Chesnut

Is The Sky Really Falling?

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Standing Guard

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SPOTLIGHT

48 Meopta USA: European Roots, American Focus
by Laurie Lee Dovey

Though the company was founded in Europe
80 years ago, Meopta usa has its sights firmly
planted on the needs of today's American shooter.
FROM THE NATIONAL FIREARMS MUSEUM

by nra Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre

50 Savage's Millionth 1899 Rifle

The most embellished Savage Model 1899 ever
crafted by the gun maker, presented to the nra
in 1960 to commemorate production of the
millionth version of this model rifle.

President's Column
by nra President James W. Porter II

Registered Firearms Today; Confiscated
Firearms Tomorrow

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Gun rights & news bites-fresh from around the globe
True stories of the right to keep and bear arms

From America's 1st Freedom readers

Purchase + Possession = Liberty Restored

10

First Things First

29 The Armed Citizen

Mail Call

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Like NRA's America's 1st Freedom on Facebook

Political Report
by nra-ila Executive Director Chris W. Cox

Anti-Gun Gov. Cuomo Calls for Banishment of
Pro-gun Opposition

58

H.Q. Bulletin

ila Report, Regional Report

64 Parting Shot

by David A. Keene

Under assault, firearm company makes a move.

 savage's millionth  rifle

Official Journal Of The National Rifle Association Of America

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Wayne R. LaPierre, Executive Vice President

The NRA, the foremost guardian of the traditional American right to "keep and bear arms," believes every law-abiding citizen is entitled to the ownership and legal use of firearms,
and that every reputable gun owner should be an NRA Member.

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