2020 ‘Virtual’ Gun Rights Policy Conference, Biggest Attendance In History ~ VIDEO

BELLEVUE, WA – -(AmmoLand.com)- “It was the biggest gathering of gun rights activists in the world,” said Alan Gottlieb, founder and executive vice president of the Second Amendment Foundation, in the aftermath of this weekend’s 35th annual Gun Rights Policy Conference, held entirely online for the first time in history.

The event was viewed by well over 300,000 gun rights activists across the country on multiple platforms, and more than 4,100 people pre-registered for the event, which shatters all previous records, Gottlieb reported. He said it would be impossible to get an exact count of all the people who watched because several groups [including AmmoLand News] held “Watch Parties” attended by many people watching the program on large screens. What’s more, he said the GRPC program, which appeared as a live Facebook event, is still being viewed, either in its entirety or in segments, which may be found by visiting the SAF website or YouTube.

There were about 120 speakers covering topics from state legislative affairs to the growing interest in firearms ownership by women. Several attorneys specializing in Second Amendment cases weighed in with reports on what has been happening, and what may be on the horizon. Several journalists, radio talk hosts, and bloggers offered suggestions on how grassroots activists could cultivate better relations with the media, and there were discussions about invasive gun control and gun rights internationally.

Members of Congress and the U.S. Senate made special appearances, and there were also presentations on the growth of gun ownership in the LBGTQ community.

“We had 25 percent more speakers than usual,” Gottlieb revealed, “and much more content. It may be very difficult to return to our traditional in-person conference format, and we will be evaluating how to do it bigger and better next year and in the years ahead.

Gottlieb credited people’s alarm for their personal safety over efforts to defund police, riots, looting, and the Democrats’ push for more extremist gun control for this year’s increased attendance and participation.

“I am simply overwhelmed at the support, participation and involvement in the upcoming election this year,” he concluded. “It was an exhausting and humbling experience, and my hat is off to all of those who joined us remotely and made this year’s GRPC a success.”


Second Amendment Foundation

The Second Amendment Foundation (www.saf.org) is the nation’s oldest and largest tax-exempt education, research, publishing and legal action group focusing on the Constitutional right and heritage to privately own and possess firearms. Founded in 1974, The Foundation has grown to more than 650,000 members and supporters and conducts many programs designed to better inform the public about the consequences of gun control.

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StLPro2A
StLPro2A
1 month ago

WELL DONE, SAF…….Alan Gottlieb and Julianne Versneal sorry mis-spelled)….AGAIN!!! Went very well; very cost effective for all. But, missed the personal interaction with like minded pro-2A individuals from around the country. Tough trade off.

crazy joe
crazy joe
1 month ago

The worst part i feel is even if Trump gets reelected there will be another civil war, because there are so many idiots out there that haven’t got the brains to understand or their brain up their azzes and it can’t breath air. I hope it doesn’t come to it but can’t see around it right now. If people would go back to the original war of this country had and had read it carefully why the freedom they have came from. I fought for it before and will not stop to keep our FREDOM from stupid people.

StLPro2A
StLPro2A
1 month ago
Reply to  crazy joe

Crazy Joe…you aren’t so crazy after all. 🙂 🙂 🙂 Regardless of who wins election there will be massive domestic terrorism…er, peaceful demonstrations. If Trump, to de-stabilize and oust. If Harris…er, Biden…. to implement promised Socialist agendas. The current Portland, NY, Kenosha, et el peaceful demonstrations are merely the initial probing, de-sensitization, coordinating with Leftist local/state Socialist governments, tactic development, training, recruitment, etc. Peaceful demonstrations coming post election to a street in front of your home. You’ve got enough guns; hoard ammo. It’s going to be a TRE.

JoeUSooner
JoeUSooner
1 month ago
Reply to  crazy joe

You’re correct. Even Obama’s(!) Homeland Security office told Congress in early 2016 that civil war was inevitable and unavoidable, and they predicted the war would break out “within 5 years” (that is, by early 2021). I cannot find any reason to argue with HS conclusions.

nod
nod
1 month ago
Reply to  JoeUSooner

The situation in America today is following the Marxist playbook right into socialism (communism). America didn’t end up in this situation over night. It is going to take a dedicated and unified response to start pushing back at this point. Just saying…

JoeUSooner
JoeUSooner
20 days ago
Reply to  nod

Yes, Saul Alinsky’s 12-step “Marxist playbook” is the political Left’s bible (they have no use for the real one), has been applied slowly, inexorably, one baby-step at a time, since 1954. And it most certainly IS time to stop this horse manure.

Laddyboy
Laddyboy
1 month ago

According to the Founders of OUR American REPUBLICAN governmental system there is only ONE reason to RESTRICT — WEAPONS from an individual. This ONE REASON is located in the Federal(ist) Papers. This ONE REASON is —- “(IF or WHEN) a persons is WANTON to harm others.”

Random71
Random71
1 month ago
Reply to  Laddyboy

Thats the one thing that frustrates me to no end. Politicians who say well the founders were “pretty vague”. No, they were clear and explicit, they either never read their words to find out, or are willfully ignoring what was written and explained by the guys that started it.