Florida Sen. Bill Galvano Sold Out Second Amendment Rights for $200,000

In an email blast from Marion Hammer, Florida’s current National Rifle Association lobbyist and former NRA president, the NRA-ILA is blasting incoming Florida Republican Senate president Bill Galvano for accepting a $200,000 donation to his Innovate Florida political action committee from Everytown for Gun Safety. That’s the civilian disarmament operation owned, operated and funded by former New […]

Adam Kraut Takes a Third Run at an NRA Board Seat

My good friend and a strong defender of the Second Amendment is throwing his hat into the ring for a third time. Adam Kraut has announced that he’s running again for an NRA Board of Directors seat. For those who don’t know him, Adam is a lawyer and former gun store manager who deals exclusively with firearms-related cases. He’s has […]

Florida Election Follies: One Candidate Lied, One Charged With Assault, and Another Told to Tone it Down by the NRA

As the November election approaches, things just get curiouser and curiouser here in the Sunshine State. Melissa Howard, a Republican running for the Florida State House of Representatives has been caught lying about her supposed degree from Miami University of Ohio and about receiving an ‘A’ rating from the National Rifle Association. This all started […]

NRA Sends YETI Tumbling With Record-Clarifying Statement

I’ll be the first to admit that after reading Marion Hammer’s memo regarding YETI Coolers last weekend, I was concerned with how this information was being shared with NRA members. The email, also published on the NRA-ILA website, stated (in part): “For years YETI Coolers have been a hot item for sportsmen at the Friends of […]

NRA 2018 Board Candidate Adam Kraut to Marion Hammer: I Am Not the Enemy of Firearms Freedom

NRA Board candidate Adam Kraut writes: Yesterday, I became aware of Marion Hammer’s commentary on the 2018 NRA Board Election. After reading the editorial, it was clear that she believes I am the “enemy”. For those wondering how that conclusion was drawn, allow me to explain. Marion states “…some of the candidates on this year’s ballot were […]

Florida Carry: Open Carry Bill Was Flawed, Like the NRA

Earlier today, TTAG published a post by NRA Florida lobbyist Marion Hammer, hammering Florida Carry for torpedoing a Sunshine State open carry bill. Florida Carry offers the following defense of their actions, along with a full frontal assault on America’s oldest civil rights group. This week, an alert was issued by the National Rifle Association […]

Florida GOP Firing Legislative Blanks – Will 2018 Be a Repeat of 2017’s Defeat?

While Florida’s sixty-day regular legislative session won’t begin until January 9 the honorable Senator from Florida’s 23rd District, Greg Steube (R), has again introduced an open carry bill (SB 148) and a number of other pro-Second Amendment measures. In a GOP-controlled state, prospects for the bills should be good. But already there’s trouble brewing in […]

Marion Hammer: NRA Never Wanted Legal Machine Guns, Bump Fire Stocks

Marion Hammer is the president of the United Sportsmen of Florida. She’s also a past president of the National Rifle Association and currently an NRA Lobbyist. She sent the following letter Monday: DATE:   October 9, 2017 TO:       My Fellow Board & Council Members & Friends FROM:  Marion Hammer, NRA past president RE:       Misinformation and Distortion Anger […]