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Former Rep. Bob Barr elected new NRA president

Posted on AllSides May 21st, 2024
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Gun Control, Gun Rights, NRA, Bob Barr

Former Republican Rep. Bob Barr (Ga.) was elected as the new president of the National Rifle Association (NRA), as the gun-rights advocacy group turns a new chapter following the resignation of Wayne LaPierre earlier this year. 

Barr, who served in the House of Representatives until 2003, said the NRA needs to expand membership, particularly in a presidential election year.

“I thank my colleagues for their support of my election as NRA President,” Barr said in a statement. “I have been a fighter my whole life and I commit to boldly fight for our Second Amendment...

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