I Defend the 2nd: Ronnie Barrett, NRA Director & Firearms Innovator

NRA Director Ronnie Barrett, designer of the Barrett M107 .50-cal. sniper rifle and founder of Barrett Firearms, explains in the video above just how critical your support is.

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posted on June 26, 2024

"I couldn't be more inspired by the new NRA leadership team that was elected at our meeting in Texas," Barrett said.

Ronnie Barrett, founder of Barrett Firearms in Murfreesboro, Tenn., has been designing and producing firearms for about 40 years. His guns have been featured in magazines and books, as well as on television shows such as the History Channel’s Tales of the Gun, and the Discovery Channel’s Future Weapons. The outspoken supporter of the Second Amendment himself has been interviewed for CBS television’s 60 Minutes, NBC television’s Dateline and on CNN. Now, he defends the 2A as part of the NRA's Board of Directors.

"With former Congressman Bob Barr as our new board president, along with several new board members. I'm very pleased with the election of our new CEO, Doug Hamlin. Doug is already taking our proud association in a direction that will guarantee that the sacred trust our members put in the NRA will never be broken."

Today, the National Rifle Association is committed to good governance, fiscal responsibility and the fight to protect our Second Amendment rights. But the strength of our association is in its members. More than ever before, firearm owners across America need to band together to ensure that our God-given right to bear arms never fades away.

"I promise you, if you care about the future of freedom in this country, like I do, the most meaningful action you can take as an ordinary citizen like me is to join the extraordinary group of men and women who count themselves as NRA members," Barrett said. "We are here. We're ready to fight for our freedoms, and we will win."

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