Jim Porter to take NRA reigns as David Keene's two-year term comes to close Monday

New NRA President Jim Porter at the NRA Annual Meetings & Exhibits in Houston

Houston, Texas - The 2013 National Rifle Association Annual Meetings & Exhibits President David Keene's last as his two-year term expires at the end of the weekend. The 2013 National Rifle Association Annual Meetings & Exhibits will be the last for President David Keene. Not the last he shall attend, but his last as President. Keene's two-year term will expire at the NRA Board of Director's Meeting on Monday.

Taking over for Keene will be current NRA's First Vice President, Birmingham, Alabama attorney James W. Porter II. A longtime NRA Board member and Second Amendment activist, Porter has accomplished immeasurable good for the Second Amendment and the NRA. He also has a bit of a competitive shooting background.

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Colonel North meets with fans during a Book Signing in Houston, Texas

Lt. Colonel Oliver North during a book signing at the NRA Convention

Houston, Texas - The floor of the George R. Brown Convention Center in downtown Houston is all a buzz. NRA members make their way from one exhibit space to the next in search of a better rifle, a better tree stand or a better bullet. But for those who ventured up on to the second floor were treated to a special event ... the chance to go face to face with Lt. Colonel Oliver North.

Offering autographs for his latest book, Heroes Proved, North stood at attention while hundreds of fans lined the second floor corridors. As they zigzagged their way through the ropes, it took on the scope of a mission for some.

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Texas to see more than NASCAR drivers on Saturday at the Sprint Cup's NRA 500

Watch the NRA 500 at the Texas Motor Speedway on Fox Fort Worth, Texas - Fans gathered in front of the television sets or stuffed in the stands for tomorrow's NRA 500 at the Texas Motor Speedway will be treated to more than just a NASCAR Sprint Cup Race. Sure, regular favorites like Danica Patrick, Jeff Gordon, Tony Stewart, Dale Earnhardt Jr. and defending Cup Champ Brad Keselowski will be rounding the corners, trading some paint and scoring some points. But a few more celebrities will also be on hand.

Giving voice to the traditional "Ladies and Gentlemen, start your engines" call will be Karl 'the Mailman' Malone. Member of the NBA Hall of Fame, Malone is also an NRA Board Member and ready to get things started. Following Malone with the honor of waving the green flag (a sign that the race is underway) will be Texas Governor and former Presidential Candidate Rick Perry. But the Lone Star State all stars don't stop there.

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NRA Life of Duty is a network of videos made specifically for individuals who go to work every day protecting, defending and fighting for the safety of the American people. Those videos share the stories of police officers, special forces units and first responders in action across the globe. But it does more than that. At least it does for members.

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See NRA CEO Wayne LaPierre on Fox News Sunday at 9am Eastern

NRA Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre to appear on Fox News SundayFairfax, Virginia - January closed with a great deal of discussion surrounding the Second Amendment. New proposals, new bans, new legislation coming down the pike. And at the forefront of each and every discussion has been the National Rifle Association.

A great deal of the discussion have included questionable claims, slanted stats and outright misinformation. Fear not, for this morning we will clear everything up.

At 9am eastern time, the Executive Vice President of the National Rifle Association, Mr. Wayne LaPierre himself, will appear on Fox News Sunday with Chris Wallace to set the record straight.

So fire up the television, set the DVR, and ask your friends, family and fellow Second Amendment supports to watch along side with the rest of us. And don't forget to check back later for a recap of the show.

Gunny Ermey taking in the fans at SHOT Show's Glock Booth

Gunny R. Lee Ermey talks with fans at the 2013 SHOT Show Glock booth in Las Vegas

Las Vegas, Nevada - If you've been waiting to see Gunny R. Lee Ermey at this year's SHOT Show, then you've been waiting too long. Because the longer you wait, the longer you'll have to wait.

"He (Gunny) is easily one of the top attractions at SHOT," said one Glock representative. "But that's true for almost everywhere he goes."

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Former Congressman Asa Hutchinson

NRA's National School Shield Emergency Response Program

Former Congressman Asa Hutchinson will head up the NRA National School Shield Emergency Response Program One of the first responsibilities I learned at Homeland Security was the importance of protecting our nation’s critical infrastructure, and there is nothing more critical to our nation’s well being than our children’s safety. They are this country’s future and her most precious resource.

We all understand that our children should be safe in school, but it is also essential that the parents have confidence in that safety. As a result of the tragedy in Newtown, Connecticut, that confidence has been shattered. Assurance of school safety must be restored with a sense of urgency.

That is why I am grateful that the NRA has asked me to lead a team of security experts to assist our schools, parents and communities. I took this assignment on one condition: That my team of experts will be independent and will be guided solely by what are the best security solutions for the safety of our children while at school.

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Wayne LaPierre

NRA's National School Shield Emergency Response Program

Wayne LaPierre announces the NRA's National School Shield Emergency Response Program The National Rifle Association's 4 million mothers, fathers, sons and daughters join the nation in horror, outrage, grief and earnest prayer for the families of Newtown, Connecticut … who suffered such incomprehensible loss as a result of this unspeakable crime. Out of respect for those grieving families, and until the facts are known, the NRA has refrained from comment. While some have tried to exploit tragedy for political gain, we have remained respectfully silent.

Now, we must speak … for the safety of our nation's children. Because for all the noise and anger directed at us over the past week, no one — nobody — has addressed the most important, pressing and immediate question we face: How do we protect our children right now, starting today, in a way that we know works?

The only way to answer that question is to face up to the truth. Politicians pass laws for Gun-Free School Zones. They issue press releases bragging about them. They post signs advertising them. And in so doing, they tell every insane killer in America that schools are their safest place to inflict maximum mayhem with minimum risk. How have our nation's priorities gotten so far out of order? Think about it. We care about our money, so we protect our banks with armed guards. American airports, office buildings, power plants, courthouses — even sports stadiums — are all protected by armed security.

We care about the President, so we protect him with armed Secret Service agents. Members of Congress work in offices surrounded by armed Capitol Police officers.

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A gripping, tightly crafted, action-packed thriller from the man President Ronald Reagan called “an American hero”

Heroes Proved by LtCol Oliver North

Lt. Colonel Oliver North, a combat-decorated Marine, counter-terrorism expert and best selling author, is back with another action packed thriller. Filled with global intrigue, military action and an unrelenting sense of suspense, this one promises to put Col. North back on the New York Times bestseller list.

It's called Heroes Proved. Set twenty years in the future (2032), the story begins as the city of Houston is targeted by suicide bombers. To make matters worse, America's foremost physicist (Dr. Martin Cohen) has been kidnapped. With America's Armed forces cut to the bone, they turn to Peter Newman. A decorated U.S. Marine war hero, and Cohen's roommate during their days at the Naval Academy, Newman receives orders to save the day.

From the publisher's press release:

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