Points of Impact: February 26, 2022

ICYMI: New Taurus G3XL Pistol, Is a Micro 9 Right for You, Making Miss Milah's Miracle ...

by posted on February 26, 2022
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At the top of our lineup this week, a little President's Day homage to Eleanor Roosevelt, the First Lady of Concealed Carry! Roosevelt, First Lady to the 32nd President, Franklin D. Roosevelt, was a writer, activist and lecturer who frequently drove all over the country both during and after Roosevelt’s presidency, and she did it with a revolver at her side ...

In 2021, several gun companies launched new concealed-carry 9 mm pistols that fall neatly into the “Micro Nine” category. What exactly is a Micro Nine? Why are folks excited about them, and would one of these guns be a good fit for your self-defense needs? Let's take a closer look ... 

Next, a wrap-up of the NRA Great American Outdoor Show (GAOS)! More than 165,000 people made the trip to Harrisburg for GAOS this year, and local officials estimate that the show contributes $75 million to the local economy each year. This year’s attendance came close to the record setting turnout of approximately 179,000 GAOS experienced in 2020 ...

Taurus' new G3XL 9 mm pistol distinguishes itself most with its easily concealed frame, ideal for OWB carry or under casual clothing. For smooth draw and re-holstering, Taurus has streamlined the polymer receiver by reducing the length of the accessory rail and eliminating the manual safety lever. More details here ... 

The Second Amendment community is generally welcoming, friendly and safe. Keep it that way by avoiding these 11 don’t-dos of gun ownership.

Have you ever wondered how competitive shooters seamlessly make the transition from target to target? While many hours of practice helps to improve their speed at this skill, they no doubt started out practicing slowly, the same way you should if you want to improve your performance—regardless of whether you aspire to be the next Julie Golob.

Fortunately for all new gun owners, NRA’s education programs have certified thousands of trainers who have been instrumental in teaching gun safety and responsibility to millions of Americans. One such instructor, Heidi Lyn Rao, isn’t just any firearms instructor. She is also the 2022 Golden Bullseye Award Recipient for “NRA Women Industry Woman of the Year.” Our friends at America's 1st Freedom caught up with Rao recently ...

Heidi Rao 

Henry Repeating Arms' Guns for Great Causes campaign is doing it again, this time in hopes of making a miracle for 4-year-old Milah Schevenius, who is battling a rare form of cancer. Milah has had to battle more in her four years than most of us will in our lives, and Henry is pitching in with 55 special-edition rifles with all proceeds to go to the Schevenius family ...

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