America's First Freedom - February 2021 - 2

Volumn 20, No. 11
Volume 22, No. 2

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Features
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Gun Rights Are Equal Rights

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By Nicholas Johnson
The Second Amendment equally protects all U.S. citizens.
This was further solidified when the Fourteenth Amendment was adopted in 1868. Nevertheless, some tried to
keep this fundamental right from Black Americans. This
is the story of how they stood up to demand this all-important right.
COVER STORY

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By Clayton Cramer
Original " red-flag " laws were created to protect us from dangerous individuals by committing them for mental-health
evaluation and by denying them access to weapons. Currently, red-flag laws are too often being written to instead
take due-process rights away from vulnerable citizens.

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The Undeniable Second Amendment

How To Speak To New Gun Owners
By David Kopel
Do you have a friend who is contemplating becoming a
new gun owner? Now may be the time to share some of
your valuable knowledge and training. Remember to listen more than you talk and point them in the direction of
the many training options available through the National
Rifle Association.

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FEBRUARY 2021 I AMERICA'S 1 ST FREEDOM

Shooting Straight with
Lauren Boebert
By Mel Dixon, Managing Editor
Lauren Boebert is a Second Amendment supporter who
believes in the absolute right to self-defense, as well as the
equalizing effect a firearm can have for women. Boebert
became a household name when she took on Beto O'Rourke, and his anti-gun agenda, during a town hall meeting
after he claimed, " Hell, yes, we're going to take your AR-15,
your AK-47. "

By David Burnett
A massive annual event, hosted by Rick Ector at Recoil Firearms in downtown Detroit, shows women how to effectively
protect themselves. Last year's participation says a lot
about how Americans now feel about this freedom.

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What The Media Won't Tell You
About Red-Flag Laws

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Americans Want Their Freedom
By Jason Ouimet, NRA-ILA Executive Director
Last November's election did give us one clear conclusion:
Gun control is a losing issue. Here's what this could mean
for future elections.



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