If you love your right to keep and bear arms as much as we do, it's time to show your enthusiasm and your support for the cause of gun ownership rights.
Here's just a few of the many organizations that do just that – work to protect your 2nd Amendment rights.
Let's jump in.
The NRA describes itself as America’s longest-standing civil rights organization, boasting upwards of five million members. It aims to use its funding to protect and defend the U.S. Constitution through promoting public safety and national defense, law-enforcement marksmanship and safety training, shooting sports and hunting safety.
The USCCA describes itself as the first and largest member-backed association designed to educate, train and insure responsibly armed Americans. It aims to use its funding to teach people to use firearms, equip its members, fight crime and save lives through self-defense.
The NSSF describes itself as the trade association for the firearms industry, with a membership of more than 12,000 manufacturers, distributors, firearm retailers, shooting ranges, sporting organizations and publishers. It aims to use its funding to promote, protect and preserve hunting and the shooting sports.
The SAF describes itself as an organization that carries on educational and legal action programs designed to better inform the public about the gun control debate. It aims to use its funding to promote a better understanding about our Constitutional heritage to privately own and possess firearms.
The GOA describes itself as a non-profit lobbying organization formed in 1975 to preserve and defend the Second Amendment rights of gun-owners. It aims to use its funding to support the election of pro-gun candidates at all levels of government.
The NAGR describes itself as a membership of 3.5 million grassroots activists that has led the charge to halt anti-gun legislation across the nation. It aims to use its funding to reclaim Second Amendment rights and ensure firearm training is affordable, high-quality and legally optional.
The CCRKBA describes itself as “the common sense gun lobby,” dedicated to protecting firearms rights. It aims to use its funding to educate grassroots activists, the public, legislators and the media and to help Americans understand the importance of the Second Amendment.
There are also a variety of state-specific gun rights organizations and chapters to which you can donate or join. Search your state online to find some of these chapters that can include niche interests, such as open-carry rights, female gun-ownership, hunting and firearm training.
You have a lot of options when it comes to placing your membership and your dollars in the right hands. Find the best organization to fit your needs and your values to show your support for the cause.