Points of Impact: December 19, 2020

Just in case you missed it, we’ve bulleted some items of gun news you can use!

by posted on December 19, 2020
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Welcome to NRA Women’s week in review! At the top of our lineup this week is our announcement that, due to ongoing uncertainty regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2021 NRA Annual Meetings & Exhibits have been rescheduled. We can’t wait to see you there!

Calling all NRA Moms: Are you looking forward to your child’s first hunt? Contributor Jo Deering tackles the six blunders that some parents make that can turn a kid off hunting for good.

Speaking of NRA Moms, if you’re planning on taking your family for a photo with Santa this year, we have a suggestion for one to avoid. A mall Santa said what to a kid?

Whether or not you have kids, chances are you’re very interested in self-defense. Most defensive shooting schools focus on teaching you to square up to a target. But is that the best real-world defensive strategy? Check out this terrific review of a school that teaches something different: The fine art of armed retreat.

The year 2020 is coming rapidly to a close…but what about The Great Ammo Shortage of 2020 (a.k.a. “Ammogeddon”)? Will it end, and if so, when? NRA Editorial Director John Zent is on the case

We’ve got a serious case of Antler Envy this week, and it’s all courtesy of this 14-year-old Kansas huntress. She just took a jaw-dropping, world-record-breaking “non-typical” buck…and you can read all about it here.

Concealed-carry leggings, in my dresser? It’s more likely than you think! All jokes aside, NRA Youth Ambassador Kali Thompson has a review on some great CCW leggings to keep your defensive pistol handy…in comfort.

Last, but not least, we’re reminded that the 2020 elections aren’t over. As both of Georgia’s elections for the U.S. Senate head toward a January runoff election, it’s important to look at where the remaining candidates stand on your Right to Keep and Bear Arms. As neither candidate reached the 50% threshold Georgia requires to win the seat, the runoff election will now be held on January 5, 2021. Georgians need to show up en masse to make their voices heard in this election, as well as in the race between Sen. David Perdue (R) and Jon Ossoff (D). These elections are absolutely critical toward defending our freedom. Click here for the full rundown.

 

 

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