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But I've got news for the media: Your
First Amendment right is not a license
to kill the Second Amendment with lies.
Your freedom is just as endangered, and
your lies endanger us all.
Every day the media tell us we need
just one more law, just one more gun
ban, just one more restriction on the
rights of law-abiding gun owners to
prevent violent crime. The story they
should be telling is how few of the laws
already on the books are enforced against
the people who actually do us harm:

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for our moms. We fear for our wives,
sisters and daughters because we know
how exposed they are. They can be
spied upon, stalked online and set up for
attack through social media or through a
kicked-down door.
How about empowering women to
protect themselves-by making them
stronger? The nra's Refuse To Be A
Victim® program has taught tens of
thousands of women how to protect
themselves-with or without a gun-for
the past 20 years.

own security. We are in charge of our
own family's safety. And along with
law enforcement, we're in charge of our
neighborhoods, schools, towns and cities
where we live.
History proves we're right. Over the
past 25 years, while dozens of states
have restored the right to carry a gun,
violent crime has fallen to the lowest level
in decades. You don't hear that in the
media, do you?
But too many states refuse to
recognize the Right-to-Carry permits

C P A C

We share a determination to stand
up, speak out, throw the liars out
of office, shield the innocent from
the lawless and defend all the
freedoms that we hold dear.
armed, violent, dangerous criminals.
Instead, politicians waste their
time and your tax dollars pushing
nanny-state social schemes and gun
laws that only disarm good people. In
other words, not only do they refuse to
protect us, they also want to deny us
the ability to protect ourselves.
And every day of every year, innocent,
good, defenseless people are beaten,
bloodied, robbed, raped and murdered as
a direct result.
Folks, when a criminal attacks,
politicians aren't there to protect you.
Their laws can't protect you. And the
media's lies can't protect you, either.
You're on your own.
But you know what can protect
you-when no one else can, when no
one else will? The ironclad, absolute
safeguard of the Second Amendment
right to keep and bear arms!
You know, we live in a time when,
increasingly, the most vulnerable group
among us is American women. We fear
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What have The New York Times or
Hollywood celebrities or the anti-gun
lobby done to empower women? All
they've done is try to make women
weaker-by scaring them, or shaming
them, or flat-out denying them the
option of owning a gun for their
own protection.
You don't empower women by
leaving them defenseless. And you
don't strengthen a nation by taking
away its freedoms.
We live in an age when our nation
and her freedoms are increasingly
vulnerable-from terrorists crossing
our borders or embedded within our
communities, to the mentally ill who
roam our streets, to the criminal class
unleashed upon us by those who
refuse to protect us. The failure and
false-heartedness of those in charge of
our safety are going to get more and
more of us killed.
The only solution is to face the truth:
We individually are in charge of our

issued by other states. And honest, good,
peaceable people too often go to jail as
a result. Law-abiding Right-to-Carry
permit holders don't pose a threat to
anybody except the bad guys.
Good guys shouldn't be forced
to break the law to exercise their
God-given, constitutional right to
protect themselves and their families.
And it's time for Congress to act. Pass
National Right-to-Carry Reciprocity for
the entire United States. Pass it today!
Even if you don't own a gun or don't
care about the right to do so, if you care
about freedom in any of its forms, you
belong in the nra.
Why? Well, just look at our history.
Over the past decades, by every measure,
the Second Amendment right to keep
and bear arms has gotten stronger than
ever-even as our other freedoms have
been slowly, progressively diminished. The
credit for rescuing firearm freedom goes
to the 5 million members of the nra.
Those 5 million nra members



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