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Charlton Heston’s NRA

On Nine-Eleven, 1997, the late actor Charlton Heston, best known for his role as Moses in The Ten Commandments, spoke at the National Press Club on behalf of the NRA. Yes, the NRA had opposed the Brady Bill, but with Heston as its spokesperson, the gloves, or the silencer, came off.

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2017 Year in Review Video

We wanted to share some inspiring quotes from the wonderful people we met through our programs in 2017. So we put together a two-minute video that includes photos from many of our programs.

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Looking for Meaning

After the shooting in Sutherland Springs, Texas that left 26 dead and many wounded, many of us had the same thought: of all places for this to happen – a church, and in the middle of a worship service. One might think a church would provide some shelter from such things.

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