2021 NRA Annual Meeting of Members CANCELED

NRA Annual Meeting Cancelled: COVID-19 Fears
NRA Annual Meeting Cancelled: COVID-19 Fears

Fairfax, VA – -(Ammoland.com)- Due to concern over the safety of our NRA family and community, we regret to inform you that we have decided to cancel the 2021 Annual Meeting & Exhibits. This cancellation applies to all events and meetings that were scheduled in Houston. We will provide future notification regarding a rescheduled date for the Annual Meeting of Members.

We make this difficult decision after analyzing relevant data regarding COVID-19 in Harris County, Texas.

We also consulted with medical professionals, local officials, major sponsors & exhibitors, and many NRA members before arriving at this decision. The NRA Annual Meeting welcomes tens of thousands of people and involves many events, meetings, and social gatherings. Among the highlights of our annual meeting is acres of exhibit space featuring the latest and greatest firearms, the display of countless accessories, and the offering of adventures and group gatherings that many travel hundreds, and some even thousands, of miles to experience. We realize that it would prove difficult, if not impossible, to offer the full guest experience that our NRA members deserve.

The NRA’s top priority is ensuring the health and well-being of our members, staff, sponsors, and supporters. We are mindful that NRA Annual Meeting patrons will return home to family, friends, and co-workers from all over the country, so any impacts from the virus could have broader implications. Those are among the reasons why we decided to cancel our 2021 event.

We would like to thank our members, attendees, exhibitors, and staff for their understanding and support. We are grateful for the many contributions of the George R. Brown Convention Center, state and local officials, community organizers, area hotels, and countless event venues across Houston. We receive enormous support from Houston and the State of Texas – and we hope to return to the Bayou City for a full annual meeting experience.

The NRA looks forward to a Celebration of Freedom in Louisville in May 2022. In the meantime, we will support many other NRA local events and smaller gatherings – in a manner that is protective of our members and celebrates our Second Amendment freedom.

We wish continued health and safety to our entire NRA family.


About NRA-ILA:

Established in 1975, the Institute for Legislative Action (ILA) is the “lobbying” arm of the National Rifle Association of America. ILA is responsible for preserving the right of all law-abiding individuals in the legislative, political, and legal arenas, to purchase, possess, and use firearms for legitimate purposes as guaranteed by the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. Visit: www.nra.org

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nobodyuknow
nobodyuknow
28 days ago

One excuse is as good as another, LaPierre!

Wass
Wass
30 days ago

Odds takers in Las Vegas are now taking bets on whether or not, Louisville 2022, will be held. Only the Covid-19 hustlers know for sure.

Russn8r
Russn8r
30 days ago
Reply to  Wass

Only the crooks looting NRA know for sure.

It was in Texas: No mask mandates, no vax passports. Covid’s a smokescreen.

LaPierre & Co didn’t want to face angry members.

The industry no longer wants to be associated with the crooks. Except for a few diehard toadies like Midway USA, they want LaPierre & Co gone.

Wass
Wass
30 days ago
Reply to  Russn8r

You’re right, Russ.

Henry Bowman
Henry Bowman
30 days ago

Once again the ‘Rona has proven to be a perfect excuse for people who want to evade responsibility and accountability… this time, NRA HQ!

The NRA has become a sick joke; time to bury the corpse and move on!

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Henry Bowman
Henry Bowman
29 days ago
Reply to  Henry Bowman

OK, FUDD.

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Russn8r
Russn8r
29 days ago
Reply to  Henry Bowman

Oooh look, Schart learned a new word.

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Grizzly Griss
Grizzly Griss
30 days ago

I would bet the NRA did not cancel because of Covid-19, rather because they didn’t want to face us members over all that is going on!!!

JPM
JPM
30 days ago

LaPierre needs to be cancelled.

Bubba
Bubba
30 days ago
Reply to  JPM

La Pierre should be six feet under for what he has done to a once great organization.

Cruiser
Cruiser
30 days ago

Colion Noir for President of the NRA

Dee
Dee
30 days ago
Reply to  Cruiser

Allen West but I hope he primary Abbott.

Russn8r
Russn8r
30 days ago
Reply to  Dee

No thx. Allen West had a chance to bounce LaPierre, but he chickened out. All talk, do nothing. Dan Huffines is the do something conservative for TX gov.

Last edited 30 days ago by Russn8r
Charlie Foxtrot
Charlie Foxtrot
30 days ago
Reply to  Russn8r

I am rather disappointed that you didn’t point this out. Who is the current NRA President? It is NOT Wayne LaPierre!

JSNMGC
JSNMGC
30 days ago

The Joker.

Russn8r
Russn8r
30 days ago

I made my point. Feel free to make yours. Mine has zip to do with corrupt Carolyn Meadows. Allan W’s a big boy, shouldn’t take orders from her, should own his actions (inaction), didn’t bother showing to vote on retroactive b/k approval. W could’ve supported the sole director who had the courage & integrity to honor his fiduciary & moral duty to vote NO.

Last edited 30 days ago by Russn8r
Charlie Foxtrot
Charlie Foxtrot
30 days ago
Reply to  Cruiser

Right, we need Charlton Heston back! Yes, that was sarcasm.
Please inform yourself! Who is the current NRA President and what is the role of the NRA President? Start there!

We have been down this road before with Charlton Heston.

DDS
DDS
1 month ago

“The NRA’s top priority is ensuring the health and well-being of our members, staff, sponsors, and supporters.”

More self serving organic fertilizer.

It has been obvious for some time that NRA’s top priorities are two fold:

  1. Keep their asses covered.
  2. Keep the cash flowing to Wayne and his toadies.

And that’s my honest evaluation from the viewpoint of an Endowment Member who joined back in the 1970s.

P.S. What ever happened to Wayne’s intern?

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warfinge
warfinge
1 month ago

The NRA has been dead to me for years now. I gave up my instructor credentials recently, unsubscribed from all mail and stopped phone calls. GOA and a few others make better use of my monies that I can actually see. And I don’t rage every time I see Wayne in his priceless suits. These days, the NRA is at the back of the pack if they show at all.

Michael Helton
Michael Helton
1 month ago
Reply to  warfinge

thats what the libbies want .to break the NRA ,not gonna happen on my watch ,just sgned the lifetime membership

pigpen51
pigpen51
30 days ago
Reply to  Michael Helton

Thanks for sticking with the NRA. I don’t know if I would have gone all in at this point, but stayed year to year, until the entire mess has shaken out. The James lawsuit might end up really killing the NRA for good. Stranger things have happened. And your dues will have been wasted. Still, I have not given up on the NRA either, I just have given up on WLP and company. If the NRA can get righted, they are the best shot we have at keeping our gun rights. Especially if they choose to work with the other… Read more »

Charlie Foxtrot
Charlie Foxtrot
30 days ago
Reply to  Michael Helton

Someone needs to pay for the lawyers!

JSNMGC
JSNMGC
30 days ago

The NRA has been almost as big of windfall to lawyers as D.C. “investigations” of politicians.

I appreciate all your info on the NRA Charlie Foxtrot.

ahhiyawa
ahhiyawa
1 month ago

The end of this pitiable 24 year runaway train wreck (going all the way back to that disastrous & treacherous 1997 Annual Meeting) is finally going to slam into a mile high, wide and deep obstruction of the densest matter in the universe.

Patriot Solutions
Patriot Solutions
1 month ago

We’re not libtarded in my county so covid isn’t around here, plus I don’t have a TV so I’m immune to getting it but if you come up here and phuk around and get shot the health department will mark you up as a covid death and I’m alright with that.

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Russn8r
Russn8r
1 month ago

Lame cover story. The annual meet was canceled for 2 reasons:

(a) Members & donors are pissed at LaPew & Co’s massive corruption and were set to make the meeting very unpleasant & embarrassing.

(b) Due to (a), no major manufactures want to be associated with LaPew & Co. Exhibit hall table sales were collapsing long before Covid picked up again.

Charlie Foxtrot
Charlie Foxtrot
1 month ago
Reply to  Russn8r

Spot on. The loss in revenue for the NRA will be huge.

Still waiting to see what will happen with the Board meeting.

Russn8r
Russn8r
1 month ago

Board meeting? Break out the rubber stamps! 🙂 LOL

Charlie Foxtrot
Charlie Foxtrot
1 month ago
Reply to  Russn8r

It’s more complicated than that. The NRA bylaws are rather complex and have already created a number of conundrums. I am also expecting a number of resignations.

Read here: https://nraindanger.wordpress.com/2021/08/24/nra-houston-meeting-is-cancelled/

Russn8r
Russn8r
1 month ago

Yep, I know. Saw the articles. Maybe more directors will turn in their rubber stamps. A few might be fed up & man enough to give LaPew & Co a S sandwich on the way out, though they’re virtually all guilty 1 way or another. Wonder if West will bother showing up this time & if so, will he chicken out again on bouncing LaPew.

Must be a fair number of members who got F’d out of the cost of airline tickets, hotel, car rental etc. I hope most of them are LaPew toadies. It would serve them right.

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Bubba
Bubba
30 days ago
Reply to  Russn8r

We Members are paying for all those expenses.
It’s all paid for via our donations.
They don’t care about cancelation fees. Only thing they care about is avoiding the shit storm coming from an in person meeting.

Charlie Foxtrot
Charlie Foxtrot
30 days ago
Reply to  Bubba

I am not paying for it, because I am a member that doesn’t donate!

The NRA Leadership does care a lot about cancellation costs as well as about lost revenue. The NRA’s finances are in the toilet and they need funds to pay the lawyers.

Knute
Knute
1 month ago

What will happen with the Board meeting? My guess is the same old, same old. Kiss WLP’s butt or get kicked out. S.S.D.D.

Charlie Foxtrot
Charlie Foxtrot
1 month ago
Reply to  Knute

You are missing the point. Read the articles I posted. Put that in context with the fact that the legal liability insurance for NRA Directors and Officers is running out. The ship is sinking! This has some entertainment value!

Knute
Knute
1 month ago

I knew it was going down back when Latrine started kicking members out. It was only a matter of time. Now its dead in the water and listing badly. The only question is whether it will capsize and go down in a rush… or slowly settle until the decks are awash! 🙂 You are correct about the entertainment value. I’m enjoying every minute of their trainwreck in slow motion. I’ve been waiting for it ever since I quit when they stabbed me in the back for the last time with the Hughes Amendment. But I’ll still bet money that anybody… Read more »

Charlie Foxtrot
Charlie Foxtrot
1 month ago
Reply to  Knute

For example, Owen Mills just resigned from the Board three weeks ago. He was reelected and would need to resign again, whenever the next Board Meeting is after the next members meeting.

Grigori
Grigori
1 month ago

Pu – – ies!