From Benelli USA - America’s ETHOS Embarks on a 50-State Tour

America’s ETHOS Embarks on a 50-State Tour - Benelli

Accokeek, Maryland - Benelli USA is proud to announce the launch of “America’s ETHOS” 50-State Tour. A single Benelli ETHOS will be traveling to each of the 50 states over the coming months to perform a variety of shooting tasks determined by the recipient in each state. America’s ETHOS will tell the story of one shotgun traveling the country experiencing the unique environments and conditions that each of the 50 states has to offer without being cleaned along the way.

Writers, pro staffers, competition shooters, sales reps, dealers, outdoor celebrities and industry partners will receive this particular out-of-the-box ETHOS to use in every way a shotgun can be used. To document the experience, this ETHOS will be accompanied by a logbook and video camera for each ... more on the America’s ETHOS 50-State Tour ...

NRA Gun Gurus coming back to the Outdoor Channel this fall - video

Special 1911 pistol made for NRA-ILA by Andy's Custom Guns in Colorado

Indianapolis, Indiana - There was a lot going on at the NRA Annual Meetings & Exhibits this year in Indianapolis. We had the Wall of Guns, a special seminar by Detroit's own Ted Nugent, The Annual Meeting of Members, and a live taping of NRA's Gun Gurus for the Outdoor Channel.

Presented by Henry, the show covers NRA Museums' Director Jim Supica and Senior Curator Philip Schreier as "travel across the country, making stops at the NRA National Firearms Museum ... read more about the latest developments on Outdoor Channel's NRA Gun Gurus ...

Top tips from top Instructors at the NRA Convention in Indianapolis

NRA Instructors

Indianapolis, Indiana - The NRA Instructor Seminar at this year's Annual Meeting was the largest on record. With almost 500 signing up for the exclusive event, the venue was changed not once, not twice, but three times. That's right - it was bigger than even we expected it to be.

In addition to hearing about the latest and greatest programs coming from NRA Headquarters, instructors also had the chance to hear from some of the top practitioners in the field like Mike Hughes of NextLevelTraining.

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NRA National Training Manager John Howard at the NRA Annual MeetingNRA National Training Manager takes the stage at the Annual Meeting in Indianapolis

Indianapolis, Indiana - There were a few thousand things going on all at once at the National Rifle Association's Annual Meeting this year in Indianapolis. People lined up far and wide to hear Wayne LaPierre talk about the 2014 congressional elections, Alabama perform at Saturday night's Stand and Fight Rally, and watch NRA Board Member Ted Nugent be Ted.

For all the Certified NRA Instructors in town, however, there was no hotter ticket than the NRA Certified Instructor Update.

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Cinco de Mayo Annual Meeting specials from the NRA Store

Official Indy 2014 NRA Annual Meeting souvenirs

For all of those who couldn't make it out to Indianapolis for the Annual Meeting last month, or for those who forgot to swing by our onsite NRA Store, this is your chance to snatch up what's left of our NRA Convention shirts, hats and other souvenirs.

Here's NRA Store Merchandise Buyer Joe Garnreiter with the scoop ...

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Venezuelan Olympian to share her 2nd Amendment views with NRA audience

Top Shot Gabby Franco debuts as an NRA News Commentator at the NRA Convention in Indianapolis

Indianapolis, Indiana - While walking around the NRA Annual Meeting in Indianapolis a few weekends ago, we came across one of the industry's rising stars — Gabriela "Gabby" Franco. Newly minted as as one of NRA's growing stable of commentators, Gabby was bubbling over with anticipation over her new role as a Second Amendment speaker.

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The man behind McDonald v. Chicago confirmed that 2nd Amendment rights apply to every state in the union

NRA President Jim Porter addresses the 2014 Annual Meeting of Members in Indianapolis, Indiana

Indianapolis, Indiana - A number of issues and legislative battles were discussed at this year's Annual Meeting of Members in Indianapolis. Michael Bloomberg, Eric Holder, the 2014 elections and more. But one presentation truly touched thousands in the Sagamore Ballroom that day — NRA President Jim Porter's reflection of Otis McDonald.

McDonald is the McDonald behind the Supreme Court Case McDonald v. Chicago. It was his belief that he had the right to defend his home and family with a firearm. Here's a quick recap from Wikipedia:

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Guns and gear from the NRA's nine-acre expo floor in Indianapolis

Gold Thompson Submachine Gun on display at the 2014 NRA Annual Meetings and Exhibits in Indianapolis

Indianapolis, Indiana - Tens of thousands of Second Amendment enthusiasts flocked to Indianapolis this past weekend for the 2014 NRA Annual Meetings and Exhibits.

If you weren't able to make it, you're probably curious to see the cool gear that was on display by this year's exhibitors. And as many Annual Meeting veterans can attest, even if you were there this weekend there's probably stuff you still missed.

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New video campaign debuts at NRA Convention in Indianapolis

Wayne LaPierre speaks at NRA's Annual Meeting of Members in Indianapolis

Indianapolis, Indiana - NRA Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre was greeted with a standing ovation in the Indiana Convention Center as he rose to speak at Saturday's Annual Meeting of Members. It was the moment most made the trip to Indianapolis for — to hear from the man himself. Where is the NRA headed? What are plans for the off-year election? How will we continue to grow as an organization?

Standing at the podium, LaPierre first thanked the members for their continued commitment and support.

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