America's First Freedom - June 2014 - 9

L E T T E R S

Mail Call
No Compromise

I was pleased to see your publication of Anthony Imperato's letter for
Henry Repeating Arms in the April issues of the magazines, letting
readers know of aarp's refusal to carry a paid advertisement for Henry
(America's 1st Freedom, Mail Call, p. 7). Readers should know that
aarp's anti-gun position is hardly new. I first took note of it more than
10 years ago when they began soliciting their organization to me by
mail. Since then, I continue to return their literature, along with a nice
letter explaining why I would never
consider compromising my values
or freedoms in exchange for a few
discounts from aarp. And one more
When an American
thing: I absolutely love my Henry rifle!
company attempts
Nothing is more fun to shoot than
to pay tribute to
a Henry.
J. Charles Hill
some of our heroes
Datil, N.M.

and is denied access
to the magazine
of an independent
organization because
of anti-gun policies,
this is a real shame.

After reading Mr. Imperato's note
regarding aarp's refusal to accept
a paid ad featuring Henry Tribute
Rifles saluting military veterans, law
enforcement officers, firefighters,
the American farmer and Eagle
Scouts, I was very disappointed
(April 2014, Mail Call, p. 7). When
an American company attempts to
pay tribute to some of our heroes and is denied access to the magazine
of an independent organization because of anti-gun policies, this is a
real shame. Henry is one of a few companies that sell merchandise that
is 100 percent made in America. When aarp denies ads from firearm
manufacturers, this tells me that they are anti-firearm, which makes me
anti-aarp.
Robert Rynicki
Sterling, Mich.
SHOT Show p36 The Great American Outdoor Show p44 The Millionth Savage

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Where It Hurts

The article, "Hollywood Hypocrisy," was
well written (April 2014, Cover Story,
p. 32). It appropriately asks American
citizens to hit celebrities where it
hurts-in the pocketbooks. In order
to take specific financial aim at these
anti-gunners, it would be appropriate to
look into the views of these actors and
producers before purchasing a movie
or going out to the theater. Those in
Hollywood are entitled to their own
opinions, and supporters of the Second
Amendment are certainly entitled to

"Mail Call" is intended to give members a chance to comment
on the materials published in America's 1st Freedom or on
other timely topics related to our right to keep and bear
arms. Send your letters to: Mail Call, America's 1st Freedom,
11250 Waples Mill Rd., Fairfax, VA 22030-9400, or email
1stFreedom@nrahq.org and note "Mail Call" in the subject line.

choose how we spend our money
when it comes to our entertainment.
Don Antilla
Via email

Being Thankful For Our Rights

Why do I own a pistol? I own it
for the same reason I have a fire
extinguisher and a first aid kit. I
am not planning to use any of these
items, but if the occasion presents
itself that I need any one of these, I
will be thankful that it is available.
John Hanks
Westcliffe, Colo.

Give A Gift of NRA Membership

I purchased a one-year membership
for my daughter's boyfriend as a
Christmas gift this past year. He
has really enjoyed his America's 1st
Freedom magazine and is getting
quite an education. A few months
after giving the gift, it hit me.
If each and every nra member
bought one membership as a gift
this year, we would double our
membership in that one year. Let's
get in the giving spirit!
Lee Queen
Lawrence, Kan.

Joining The NRA Ranks

I just finished reading the article,
"Colorado Remains Ground
Zero," in the March 2014 issue of
America's 1st Freedom magazine
(First Things First, p. 14). Great
read! I feel that anyone who owns a
gun should join the nra. The nra
is our voice and our defender, and
I thank you very much. When I
finish my latest copy of America's
1st Freedom, I leave it in a break
room or doctor's office. Hopefully
it will encourage others to join the
ranks of the nra.
Brian Herron
Luzerne, Pa.
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