I am an NRA member and instructor, but have contributed to GOA. GOA is a more what I would call, "in your face" type of organization, which is fine with me. The NRA has many national programs to get kids and women involved in the shooting sports. Both are good organiztions to support.
I dropped my NRA membership after they compromised on the Assault weapons ban. The whole arguement the government was using about "Sporting Purposes", banning magazines over 10 rounds and don't even get me started on thumbhole stocks. The NRA backed down and we had a decade of these stupid rules. It should never have happened. I always got the feeling that the NRA worried more about hunters and their Sporting Purposes than standing up for those of us who own Militia weapons as the Second Admendment was meant to protect. When they backed down to Brady it was the final straw for me and I tore up my NRA card.
I had a membership to GOA for several years. They may not have the name recognition of the NRA but they never faltered in their support of those of us with evil black rifles. I let my GOA membership lapse a few years ago.
I don't currently belong to any gun rights group.
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