National Rifle Association

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Noun1.National Rifle Association - a powerful lobby that advocates the right to own and bear arms and rejects any gun regulation by the governmentNational Rifle Association - a powerful lobby that advocates the right to own and bear arms and rejects any gun regulation by the government
pressure group, third house, lobby - a group of people who try actively to influence legislation
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It was furnished by Cinema Weaponry of Burbank, California, and is currently on display at the National Firearms Museum in Fairfax, Virginia.
Another option, and we can't promise a schematic will result, is to contact the National Firearms Museum, 11250 Waples Mill Road, Fairfax, VA 22030 (nramuseum.org, 703/267-1600.) They do have information on this rifle on their website and a sample piece in their American Liberty Collection.
The 15,000-square-foot NRA National Firearms Museum at NRA headquarters in Fairfax, Virginia, houses more than 3,000 guns in 15 different collections.
To commemorate this historic benchmark, Mossberg will donate the heavily-embellished 10 Millionth 500 with serial #U500000 to the NRA National Firearms Museum in recognition of the National Rifle Association's unwavering defense of the Second Amendment.
The assistant curator of the National Firearms Museum took us on a tour.
Deftly compiled by Jim Supica (Director of the national Rifle Association's National Firearms Museum), "Handguns" is a 144-page compendium of more than two hundred superbly produced photographs of firearms made by twenty-five firearm manufactures.
NRA is substantially more than just the "gun lobby." The majority of its activities involve education and training conducted by some 60,000 volunteer instructors; sanctioning and conducting competitive shooting events; operating the National Firearms Museum in Fairfax, Va., and the 30,000-acre NRA Whittington Center in Raton, N.M.; producing three weekly television shows and a daily program on satellite radio; managing 15 websites; and publishing six magazines each month.
I quickly befriended an affable and loquacious historian working in the National Firearms Museum named Philip Schreier.
Every year, more than 20 million tourists visit the Washington, D.C., area, and one of the most fascinating spots to gun enthusiasts may be the National Firearms Museum in Fairfax, Va.

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