June 15, 2022
In the mid-1970s, more than half of all Americans owned a gun. Americans were not afraid of guns. They knew how to use them, trained on them, taught their kids to use them, and understood their value – to protect self and family, keep the government in check, hunt, and target practice on clays, bottles, or targets. Young Americans were trained by parents, local hunting groups, gun clubs, and NRA’s safe hunter training.