NRACALENDAR
Nashville, Tenn.
April 10-12, 2015
Covington, GA
October 31-November 1, 2014
Raton, N.M.
September 20-October 5, 2014
Indianapolis, IN
April 25-27, 2014
2014 National Smallbore Rifle Championships
Bristol, IN
July 14-25, 2014
2014 National Rifle & Pistol Championships
Camp Perry, OH
July 8 – Aug 10, 2014
Washington, D.C.
June 23-29, 2014
On The Range
Obtaining your concealed-carry permit is only the beginning of your journey towards personal protection.
SHOT Show 2015 is sure to bring a wealth of the hottest new guns, gear and hunting products perfect for your family.
Every January, millions of us resolve to get fitter, in order to be healthier (and fit in those jeans better). But did you know that getting in shape will improve your ability to shoot?
Here's how to ensure that the perfect shot stays perfect.
In this article, we delve into how Natural Point of Aim works with the standing, sitting and kneeling shooting positions.
This holiday season, give a gift they'll treasure forever: Knowledge about how to safely handle firearms.
There are many misconceptions about the NRA and how it works. We're here to set the record straight.
After dealing with the many hurdles of starting a clay shooting team with no funds, Tennessee resident Jim Crews brings the shooting sports to an inner-city school. This is his story.
Here's what author Chip Gross experienced when obtaining his concealed-carry permit in Ohio.
Let's face it: Many women shooters—even very experienced ones—find themselves the subject of unsolicited advice on the range. Gunsite Instructor Il Ling New shows you how to get back to your range time...unimpeded.
From the original design history, to the differences between subsonic and supersonic bullets, Steve Johnson shares what you need to know about .300 Blackout ammunition.
When choosing a first rifle, new shooters should consider muzzle blast and recoil. The Ruger American Ranch in .300 Blackout has the least of both, with a price tag that won't break the bank.
Interested in putting together your own version of America's most popular rifle? Author Richard Mann has five tips to get you started.
The modern sporting rifle is this century's answer to the kit gun.
Proper shotgun fit is key to your success with a scattergun. Here's how to make sure your shotgun is ideally suited for you.
Would a rose by any other name shoot this well? This brand-new .22-caliber lever-action brings the romance back to the range.
Read what three expert shooters do to "re-set" themselves when they start to overthink a shot or get distracted.
Here's how to make sure a newbie’s first time at the range is the first of many.
How much do you know about how your NRA works?
A Junior National Shooting Team member relates how the rest of the world shoots trap—and what you'll need to know if you want to participate.
 
In the Field
The author—and his wife—fell instantly in love with this brand-new muzzleloader, designed for the modern woman.
If you love photography and the outdoors, this might just be the cool job for you.
This season—or any season—it's a good idea to remember the sacrifices of American veterans by supporting charities that help them.
From the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission: Make your New Year’s resolution to take a kid hunting!
A Korean-American woman steps outside her comfort zone—and her cultural heritage—to experience an American tradition.
The author downs her first-ever buck with a Traditions Vortek StrikerFire...a gun that's anything but "primitive."
Half the excitement of being a hunter is getting up close and personal with wildlife. These five must-watch, close-call animal encounters give "up close" a new meaning.
A very happy holidays to your family, from ours!
Check out this high-tech muzzleloader, perfect for hunting the winter months.
NRA Outdoors offers you and your family a chance to enjoy the outdoors together with proven outfitters.
There are many misconceptions in the media about suppressors. Steve Johnson sets the record straight, explaining exactly what it is that suppressors do.
Jeff Heill instilled the importance of letting a buck grow in his son. After waiting two years, Gage saw his patience pay off when he harvested this bruiser buck.
Parents across the country capture their children's first hunt on camera and upload them to YouTube. We scoured the internet to find the best, most heart-wrenchingly real of these videos, and this is the fruit of that labor.
Get the not-so-skinny on this quintessential American game animal.
Save money and have fun with this do-it-yourself hobby that lets you be in charge of every cartridge.
Our teenage author explores this Virginia nonprofit's contributions to the sport of bow hunting, and the ideals of conservation and community service.
When heading into the field, it is essential to make sure you have the proper gear. Here's what 9-year-old Maggie keeps in her hunting pack.
Hunting is one of the safest activities in America, and awareness of the hazards that do exist outdoors is key to keeping it that way. Here are five potential pitfalls that you should keep in mind...especially if you are navigating in the dark.
Reagan Bryan's first bowhunting video went viral, and now the sponsorship calls are coming in. Here's what Reagan and her father Chris had to say about hunting together.
There’s a lot to think about before this firearm season, and the time to think about it is here. Happy hunting!
 
Family Fun & Adventure
After harvesting her first deer, the author transforms the meat into traditional Korean dishes. You can, too!
Was she a criminal mastermind, or a pawn in the games the Younger Gang played?
Learn about this trailblazing lady who helped foil a plot on President Lincoln's life.
We present the true history of the Second Amendment, and why it's still relevant today.
This is the story of a legendary Revolutionary War heroine: Nancy Morgan Hart.
The Special Forces Charitable Trust, together with Remington Arms, gathered a group of Special Forces wives together for some shooting instruction...and fun together on the range.
One of the two winners of our Spooky Campfire Tales Contest, Megan Wollgast, shares her own spooky campfire story.
One of our two winners of the 2014 Spooky Campfire Tales Contest, Serena Juchnowski, weighs in with a spooky story of her own.
Tuesday, November 11 will be a showcase of programming dedicated to veterans and the armed forces.
Six spooky stories and dozens of guesses...but only two readers were correct about which tale was false!
Read about how one man created some of the world's most innovative firearms.
A bit of spooky Halloween fun courtesy of our friends at the Outdoor Hub!
Is this spooky campfire tale real, or is it fiction? E-mail us at insights@nrahq.org, or leave us a comment, with your guess. One of the readers who guesses correctly will have a chance to have their own campfire tale published here!
Is this spooky campfire tale real, or is it fiction? E-mail us at insights@nrahq.org, or leave us a comment, with your guess. One of the readers who guesses correctly will have a chance to have their own campfire tale published here!
Is this spooky campfire tale real, or is it fiction? E-mail us at insights@nrahq.org, or leave us a comment, with your guess. One of the readers who guesses correctly will have a chance to have their own campfire tale published here!
Enjoy the outdoors adventure of a lifetime with the guarantee of the NRA.
Is this spooky campfire tale real, or is it fiction? E-mail us at insights@nrahq.org, or leave us a comment, with your guess. One of the readers who guesses correctly will have a chance to have their own campfire tale published here!
A teen's perspective on Gunsite Academy's 250 Defensive Handgun class.
Is this spooky campfire tale real, or is it fiction? E-mail us at insights@nrahq.org, or leave us a comment, with your guess. One of the readers who guesses correctly will have a chance to have their own campfire tale published here!
Is this spooky campfire tale real, or is it fiction? E-mail us at insights@nrahq.org, or leave us a comment, with your guess. One of the readers who guesses correctly will have a chance to have their own campfire tale published here!
 
Safety
Wanting to help is basic human nature, but getting involved without knowing all the facts can be hazardous.
What do the teens of today think about the Right to Keep and Bear Arms? Ask this 14-year-old author, and you'll be reassured.
There’s a violent crime every 27.1 seconds, a robbery every 1.5 minutes and a burglary every 16.4 seconds in the United States according to the FBI’s Uniform Crime Report for 2013—are you ready if your home and family are next?
Two grandmothers take charge of their own safety...and start a trend in their hometown of Aurora, Ind.
Choosing a handgun for self-defense can be a challenging prospect. Jim Wilson offers some tips.
Professional home-security systems are a fine tool in your defensive plan, but they can be expensive. Here are six ways to build your own effective security system without breaking the bank.
Safety and security while you're traveling goes well beyond having a personal defense firearm. Here are some steps to help make sure you never need it.
Involve the whole family in your emergency preparedness plans—you won't regret it.
Here's what you'll need to know if you're ever forced to defend yourself or a loved one with a firearm.
Are you and your family more prepared than you were on September 10, 2001?
The author, owner of Rick's Firearm Academy of Detroit, details your strategy to improve your safety and enjoy your trip.
You've got the firearm, the holster and the training. But there's one thing you might have forgotten that could prove critical should you ever need to use your gun in a defensive situation: legal advice.
It has been said that an armed society is a polite society. And nowhere is that more important than when dealing with law enforcement.
Was the snake you saw dangerous? What should you do to avoid a bite? How do you help someone who's been bitten? We explore the slithery world of America's venomous snakes.
There's an almost-uncountable number of self-defense munitions offered on the market today. Which ones perform like they should? Check out Tom McHale's list of his top picks.
Can your firearm pass the white-glove test? Here's how to keep your gun clean and safe to use.
Here's what you need to know if your family will be spending time outdoors in mountain lion country.
Home-defense is more than confronting a bad guy. It is a comprehensive plan for surviving all potential disasters that includes all family members.
Don't let your vacation turn sour before you've even gotten in the air: Keep the skies friendly with some simple precautions.
Planning on heading out this Memorial Day weekend? Here's what you need to know if you plan to bring a gun.
 
NEWS
Assemblywoman Linda B. Rosenthal introduced a bill to the New York State Assembly that would ban children under 12 years of age from attending gun shows.
 
Spend some time outside with your fellow outdoorswomen sharpening your cold-weather skills.
 
Read two more amazing stories of self-defense in the latest online edition of The Armed Citizen®.
 
Crosman honors a man whose focus on introducing kids to the shooting sports has benefited us all.
 
Forget cake and balloons! Shooting an AR15 at a box of colored chalk is definitely the way to announce the gender of your baby.
 
Have fun and raise money with these NRA Foundation events, sponsored by Henry Repeating Arms.
 
TriStar Arms has expanded its popular line of Viper G2 semi-automatic shotguns with the new SR Sport Youth model.
 
Smith & Wesson has two new models of the popular mid-sized pistol that offers the extra gripping surface your Bodyguard can't give you, with the concealability a full-sized model doesn't have.
 
European American Armory's new line of concealed-carry jackets and vests make winter carry cool.
 
A compact rifle and shotgun designed to get you excited about being in the outdoors.
 
It's shorter than short, and that's a good thing.
 
Prois unveiled its latest rain gear, the Galleann jacket and pants, for women at the 2015 SHOT Show.
 
Small-statured shooters, rejoice!
 
A favorite for concealed carry, in a new caliber.
 
 
 
Syren, a company in a league of its own, designs all of its shotguns specifically for women.
 
Assistant Online Editor Sarah Smith Barnum shares her thoughts on shooting the newest addition to Remington's auto-loader line: the V3.
 
SHOT Show 2015 is sure to bring a wealth of the hottest new guns, gear and hunting products perfect for your family.
 
Read two more amazing stories of self-defense in the latest online edition of The Armed Citizen®.