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OFFICIAL JOURNAL OF THE NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA
131st Year of Publication

Contents

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.

JULY 2017
VOLUME 165, NO. 7

NRA

Photo by Forrest MacCormack

EXPERTS
IN THE
FIELD

features

NRA Official Q&A With U.S. Secretary Of The Interior Ryan Zinke .. .. 18
Chris W. Cox

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke took some time to answer questions from NRA-ILA as a
way to give NRA members some insights into what he brings to the post.

Relevant Innovation: The 22 Nosler.. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 48
Aaron Carter

Nosler's latest-and smallest-cartridge re-defines the capability of a .22-cal.
center-fire in the AR-15 platform. Here's what you need to know.

FN's Fine 509 .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 54
Kelly Young

The American-made 509 from FN was designed for military use, but will excel in
civilian defensive applications and law enforcement duty as well.

Media Mysteries Explained . .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 60
David E. Petzal

Why can't the media get it right when it comes to guns? Here are four reasons.

National Treasure .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 64
Philip Schreier

Guns associated with President Theodore Roosevelt tell the story of freedom, hunting
and conservation at the NRA National Sporting Arms Museum.

Georgia On Their Minds .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 74

MEMBER PROGRAMS: (800) 672-3888

Almost 82,000 NRA members descended upon Atlanta for the NRA Annual Meetings &
Exhibits, and there was something for everyone.

Photo by Jill Marlow

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NRA Museums photo

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Illustration by David Labrozzi

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Photo by Forrest MacCormack

NRA Staff



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