I'm writing in response to the letter in the June 27 issue of the Savanna Times-Journal (and June 26 Carroll County Mirror-Democrat) which appeared under the title ‘Facts about the NRA’.
It is true that the NRA does represent the producers of firearms and accessories, but they also represent law-abiding gun owners in the United States.
The ISRA, which is the Illinois State Rifle Association, also protects and represents law-abiding gun owners in Illinois. The ISRA does yeoman work in Springfield for Illinois citizens.
The real shame of it all is that law-abiding gun owners even need an organization to protect a freedom enumerated in the Bill of Rights from being destroyed by our own elected representatives.
We're lucky in Carroll County to have elected officials who want to protect our freedoms.