by NAAGA President Philip Smith
USA – -(Ammoland.com)- Three years ago on February 28, 2015 in honor of Black History Month The National African American Gun Association was started. Since then we have went from 1 person to over 20,000+ Members Nationwide and 54 Chapters. Let's have 150 Chapters by 2019 !!
Regional Directors Appointed
The National African American Gun Association Executive Team has selected 4 Regional Directors to manage the continued growth of the organization's membership Nationwide.
The Regional Directors will oversee Chapters and organizational expansion in those areas.
- Pierre Salomon – Northeast Region
- Chad King – Midwest Region
- Kimberly Battle – South Region
- Alton Clark – West Region
Congratulations to our new Regional Directors!
New Chapters & Chapter Leaders
Edward V. Clarke, Jr –
Deep South Magnolia Gun Club – Jackson, Mississppi
Harrice B Moore –
9th Cavalry Gun Club “Buffalo Soldiers” – McDonough, Georgia
Thomas Wilson Jr
Morgantown/Monongalia County Gun Club – Morgantown, West Virginia
Ogun Gun Club – Aurora – Denver, Co
Email: [email protected]
It is Time to Protect Our Schools with Good Guys that have Guns!
The last few weeks I have received numerous calls from members around the country…..we have been hit again with another school shooting and this time it seems to be causing real discussion and possible changes in laws. The conversations have been emotional because people are scared for our kids.
Nobody wants kids to get shot in America or any other place for that matter. Kids are innocent and shouldn't have to be potential targets for any crazed lunatic who is out to cause harm.
You ask ten people on what American schools should do to protect themselves and you get ten different answers depending on who you ask.
I personally believe that the best way to protect our kids is to place Security Professionals and/or under cover police with concealed Firearms in the schools. These steps along with “hardening” the school as a target by locking all doors to the outside, security cameras, restricting entry to one or two locations will greatly increase the security of the school. That will work. Some may not like the new look of the Modern School in 2018 but folks this is the reality.
I have 2 children who are in school and I don't have any problem with my kids being protected by trained Security Professionals at the school. To me it makes common sense so why not do it. Criminals, Racists, and Mentally ill people aren't going to change if they want to hurt you. They are going to continue.
You can't talk your way to a safer school. We must take action by doing something tangible that will work….. Our kids deserve it so let's give them at least that.
Evil people will always get guns so we must always be prepared to stop them by depending on ourselves. We have a choice at this moment in time and our kids are depending on us. If every gun was taken from every Law Abiding Citizen all you would do is make it that much easier for Criminals to kill people because Criminals will always have Guns regardless of what you do.
It is time for America's schools to look at the reality in 2018. Academic Institutions can no longer have open door policies so that anyone off the street can come on any campus and starting killing
Until that stops the same will unfortunately continue ….
The definition of Insanity is to repeat the same thing and to expect a different result”.
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About National African American Gun Association (NAAGA):
The goal of the National African American Gun Association is to have every African American introduced to firearm use for home protection, competitive shooting, and outdoor recreational activities. We are a civil rights organization focused on self preservation of our community through armed protection and community building. The National African American Gun Association provides a network for all African American firearm owners, gun clubs and outdoor enthusiasts. We welcome people of all religious, social, and racial perspectives. We especially welcome African American members of law enforcement and active/retired military.
For more information, visit: www.naaga.co.