>At 05:33 PM 1/9/01 -0500, you wrote:
>>>From: Harvey Newstrom <mail@HarveyNewstrom.com>
>>Presumably, if all gun laws are rewritten to protect second
>>amendment rights, the NRA would disband with their goals achieved.
>>Only the extremists would want to keep the organization alive
>>beyond its stated goals. To the extremists, the organization, the
>>cause, and the struggle become more important than the people, the
>>objective and the success of the fight.
>I would hope they remain as they began - an organization dedicated
>to furthering safety, education and skill in shooting and an
>advocate for all who enjoy the sport.
>The NRA originally was similar to amateur radio - to provide a pool
>of trained individuals in case of national need.
-- Harvey Newstrom <HarveyNewstrom.com>
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