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 The following is a collection of National Second Amendment organizations. A listing  does not necessarily imply our endorsement of a site. We are not responsible for the content of other sites.

Armed Citizens United Gun Rights Organization – ACU – A membership based organization that stands to preserve and defend the rights affirmed in the Second Amendment. The ACU lobbies, organizes, informs, empowers and educates to ensure that the liberties originally and expressly stated regarding the right to keep and bear arms are not infringed.

Armed Females of America – AFA helps to proves that there are well-educated, “thinking” women, wives and mothers who DO believe in the right to defend one’s self and family and who understand the importance of our Second Amendment.

American Firearms Institute – Established to provide accurate balanced information and resources on American firearms and the Second Amendment.

Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms – CCRKBA – Dedicated to protecting firearms rights. Their programs are designed to help all Americans understand the importance of the Second Amendment and its role in keeping Americans free.

Civilian Marksmanship Program – CMP – Promotes firearm safety and marksmanship training with an emphasis on youth.

Gun Owners of America – GOA – A non-profit lobbying organization formed in 1975 to preserve and defend the Second Amendment rights of gun owners.

International Defensive Pistol Association – IDPA – The governing body of a shooting sport that simulates self-defense scenarios and real life encounters. It was founded in 1996 as a response to the desires of shooters worldwide.

International Practical Shooting Confederation – IPSC – Organization established to promote, maintain, improve and advance the sport of IPSC shooting, to safeguard its principles and to regulate its conduct worldwide in order to cultivate the safe, recreational use of firearms by persons of good character

Jewish Women Supporting Gun Ownership – Mission Statement: Never Again! We remember history, and we are determined not to allow it to be repeate.

Jews for the Preservation of Gun Ownership – JPFO – A non-profit tax-exempt [501c3] educational civil-rights organization. Their primary focus is The Second Amendment.

Keep and Bear Arms – KABA – This web site is about helping lawful people maintain their abilities to protect themselves and the people they love effectively from anyone who would do them harm – through legal, private ownership and use of guns.

Law Enforcement Alliance – For over twenty years LEAA has remained at the forefront of the advancement of law enforcement. From officer safety and new police technologies to insightful analysis regarding emerging and evolving criminal threats around the world, LEAA is committed to research and thought leadership in coordination with government and industry experts.

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Allianceational Association for Gun Rights – NAGR – The National Association for Gun Rights is a non-partisan, civil rights organization focusing on issues relating to the Second Amendment. ????

National Rifle Association – NRA – A non-profit organization which advocates for the protection of the Second Amendment and the promotion of firearm ownership rights as well as marksmanship, firearm safety and the protection of hunting and self-defense in the United States.

Open Carry – OpenCarry.org was founded in 2004 to be a pro-gun Internet community focused on the right to openly carry properly holstered handguns in daily American life.

Pink Pistols – They are dedicated to the legal, safe, and responsible use of firearms for self-defense of the sexual-minority community.

Second Amendment Foundation – SAF – Dedicated to promoting a better understanding about our Constitutional heritage to privately own and possess firearms.

Second Amendment Sisters – A woman’s advocacy group dedicated to preserving the basic human right to self-defense as recognized by the Second Amendment.

Students for Concealed Carry on Campus – A non-partisan organization which believes that holders of state-issued concealed handgun licenses should be allowed the same measure of personal protection on college campuses that they enjoy virtually everywhere else

Students for the Second Amendment – SF2A – Dedicated to the preservation and defense of our cherished freedoms enumerated in the Constitution of the United States, especially that freedom which stands as the guarantor of all the others – the Second Amendment.

Trigger the Vote – TTV – A non-partisan voter registration campaign intended to ensure gun owners across the country are registered to vote and to focus the energy of Americans who are fearful that their Second Amendment rights may be in danger.

U.S. Sportsmen’s Alliance – USSA – Provides direct lobbying and grassroots coalition support to protect and advance the rights of hunters, trappers, anglers and scientific wildlife management professionals.

United States Concealed Carry Association – USCCA – Information on how to legally conceal and carry guns, and US CCW reciprocity information.

Independence Institute   visit site

Future of Freedom Foundation   visit site