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Saturday Seminar Schedule:

1:00 - 1:40 pm
1:50 - 2:30 pm
3:00 - 3:40 pm
3:50 - 4:30 pm
America's Humanitarian Activities during the Korean War
1:00 - 1:40
Jaechul Ahn
Freedom Tent
The Making of America
1:00 - 1:40
Sheriff Richard Mack
Liberty Tent
Mental Dynamics of Target Shooting
1:50 - 2:30
Gabby Franco
Freedom Tent
Holstering options for women
1:50 - 2:30
Kelly Ann Pidgeon
Liberty Tent
National Firearms Legal Battles
3:00 - 3:40
Alan Gottlieb
Freedom Tent
More Guns Less Crime
3:00 - 3:40
Dr. John Lott
Nikki Goeser
Liberty Tent
Second Amendment in the Crosshairs
3:50 - 4:30
Joshua G. Prince, Esq
Freedom Tent
Grassroots Activism Training
3:50 - 4:30
*Extended Seminar: 3:50-5:50 pm
Dr. Val Finnell
Liberty Tent
Jaechul Ahn

Jaechul Ahn

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Freedom Tent

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1:00 - 1:40

Topic:

America's Humanitarian Activities during the Korean War

Jaechul Ahn is the author of Sailing for Life and Korean War & Vision of Korea and he is also the chairman of the World Peace Freedom United (WPF). The WPF has displayed the Sailing of Life Korean War Photo Display over 5,000 times worldwide. The Traveling Korean War Display will be shown at this year's Rod of Iron Freedom Festival, showing the humanitarian passion to save the integrity of the Republic of Korea and the freedom of its people with the sustained help of the United States. See the heroic sacrifice that Americans have always made toward the suppression of tyranny and support of the democratic way of life when you view this display.

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The Making of America

Sheriff Richard Mack

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Liberty Tent

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1:00 - 1:40

Topic:

The Making of America

In 1994, Mack and six other sheriffs from across the country, challenged the constitutionality of the Brady Bill and ultimately, fought it all the way to the United States Supreme Court, where they won a monumental decision for freedom. Three years later, in a landmark 5-4 split decision based on the Tenth Amendment to the United States Constitution, Mack won his case.

He has also been named Elected Official of the Year by the Arizona-New Mexico Coalition of Counties in 1994, received the NRA Law Officer of the Year, inducted into the NRA Hall of Fame, 1995 Cicero Award, Samuel Adams Leadership Award from the Local Sovereignty Coalition, and Gun Owners of America Defender of the Second Amendment Award.

He was sheriff for two terms until 1997. Sheriff Mack currently teaches, consults and empowers people around the country and around the world. He started the Constitutional Sheriffs & Peace Officers Association (CSPOA) which educates both citizens as well as sheriffs and other peace officers on the Constitution and their limitations of power, according to the Constitution.

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Mental Dynamics of Target Shooting

Gabby Franco

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Freedom Tent

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1:50 - 2:30

Topic:

Mental Dynamics of Target Shooting

Gabby Franco was the first female shooter to represent Venezuela in the Olympics. As an accomplished author, speaker, competitive shooter, and instructor, she is recognized worldwide for her shooting skills and advocacy for the right to own and bear arms. Gabby’s 25 years of experience in Olympic, self-defense, and practical shooting have served as a platform to educate and empower thousands of people through live and virtual training across the United States and Puerto Rico. For over eighteen years, Gabby has shown her commitment to promoting the shooting sports by not only participating and winning medals in various competitions, but also sending a message of dedication, sportsmanship, and positive attitude.

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Holstering options for women

Kelly Ann Pidgeon

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Liberty Tent

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1:50 - 2:30

Topic:

Holstering options for women

Kelly Pidgeon is a professional firearms instructor, 2A advocate, public speaker, and community volunteer. She has trained 1,200+ students in firearms and personal safety. She is also the Finance Director for DC Project.

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National Firearms Legal Battles

Alan Gottlieb

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Freedom Tent

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3:00 - 3:40

Topic:

National Firearms Legal Battles

Alan Gottlieb is the Founder of the Second Amendment Foundation, Chairman of the Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms, serves on the Board of Directors of the American Conservative Union, is President of the Center for the Defense of Free Enterprise, and President of the American Political Action Committee. In addition to his work defending our Second Amendment rights, he is also the author of over twenty pro-gun books and is regularly seen and interviewed by radio and television news anchors and talk shows.

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More Guns Less Crime

Dr. John Lott

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Liberty Tent

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3:00 - 3:40

Topic:

More Guns Less Crime

CPRC was founded by Dr. John R. Lott, Jr., an economist and a world-recognized expert on guns and crime. Lott recently served in the Trump administration as Senior Advisor for Research and Statistics in the Office of Justice Programs for the US Department of Justice and then the Senior Advisor for Research and Statistics in the Office of Legal Policy for the US Department of Justice.

Nobel laureate Milton Friedman noted: “John Lott has few equals as a perceptive analyst of controversial public policy issues.”

Lott is a prolific author for both academic and popular publications. He has published over 100 articles in peer-reviewed academic journals and written ten books, including “More Guns, Less Crime,” “The Bias Against Guns,” and “Freedomnomics.” His most recent books are “Dumbing Down the Courts: How politics keeps the smartest judges off the bench” and “Gun Control Myths: How politicians, the media, and botched “studies” have twisted the facts on gun control.”

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Joshua G. Prince, Esq

Joshua G. Prince, Esq

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Freedom Tent

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3:50 - 4:30

Topic:

Second Amendment in the Crosshairs

Joshua G. Prince, Esq has represented more than 8,000 individual clients with varied firearms issues under Federal aand State law. Josh has represented more than 800 different FFLs in dealing with ATF and DDTC on all aspects of federal regulation of firearms. He has received grants from Firearms Policy Coalition and the NRA to support under-funded litigants in defense of their gun rights in multiple, unrelated matters, including in relation to the AG/PSP’s attempted regulation of 80% lowers.

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Grassroots Activism Training

Dr. Val Finnell

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Liberty Tent

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3:50 - 4:30

3:50 - 5:50

Topic:

Grassroots Activism Training

Dr. Val Finnell, the Pennsylvania Director for Gun Owners of America, will discuss how you can become a better Second Amendment activist. Learn about the techniques you can use to protect your right to keep and bear arms during legislative season and election season. This won’t be a theory-based classroom discussion—rather, you will improve your political “Kung Fu” and takeaway useful tools to defend your God-given rights.

Read Full Bio
Jaechul Ahn

Jaechul Ahn

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Freedom Tent

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1:00 - 1:40

Topic:

America's Humanitarian Activities during the Korean War

Jaechul Ahn is the author of Sailing for Life and Korean War & Vision of Korea and he is also the chairman of the World Peace Freedom United (WPF). The WPF has displayed the Sailing of Life Korean War Photo Display over 5,000 times worldwide. The Traveling Korean War Display will be shown at this year's Rod of Iron Freedom Festival, showing the humanitarian passion to save the integrity of the Republic of Korea and the freedom of its people with the sustained help of the United States. See the heroic sacrifice that Americans have always made toward the suppression of tyranny and support of the democratic way of life when you view this display.

Read Full Bio
The Making of America

Sheriff Richard Mack

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Liberty Tent

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1:00 - 1:40

Topic:

The Making of America

In 1994, Mack and six other sheriffs from across the country, challenged the constitutionality of the Brady Bill and ultimately, fought it all the way to the United States Supreme Court, where they won a monumental decision for freedom. Three years later, in a landmark 5-4 split decision based on the Tenth Amendment to the United States Constitution, Mack won his case.

He has also been named Elected Official of the Year by the Arizona-New Mexico Coalition of Counties in 1994, received the NRA Law Officer of the Year, inducted into the NRA Hall of Fame, 1995 Cicero Award, Samuel Adams Leadership Award from the Local Sovereignty Coalition, and Gun Owners of America Defender of the Second Amendment Award.

He was sheriff for two terms until 1997. Sheriff Mack currently teaches, consults and empowers people around the country and around the world. He started the Constitutional Sheriffs & Peace Officers Association (CSPOA) which educates both citizens as well as sheriffs and other peace officers on the Constitution and their limitations of power, according to the Constitution.

Read Full Bio
Mental Dynamics of Target Shooting

Gabby Franco

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Freedom Tent

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1:50 - 2:30

Topic:

Mental Dynamics of Target Shooting

Gabby Franco was the first female shooter to represent Venezuela in the Olympics. As an accomplished author, speaker, competitive shooter, and instructor, she is recognized worldwide for her shooting skills and advocacy for the right to own and bear arms. Gabby’s 25 years of experience in Olympic, self-defense, and practical shooting have served as a platform to educate and empower thousands of people through live and virtual training across the United States and Puerto Rico. For over eighteen years, Gabby has shown her commitment to promoting the shooting sports by not only participating and winning medals in various competitions, but also sending a message of dedication, sportsmanship, and positive attitude.

Read Full Bio
Holstering options for women

Kelly Ann Pidgeon

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Liberty Tent

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1:50 - 2:30

Topic:

Holstering options for women

Kelly Pidgeon is a professional firearms instructor, 2A advocate, public speaker, and community volunteer. She has trained 1,200+ students in firearms and personal safety. She is also the Finance Director for DC Project.

Read Full Bio
National Firearms Legal Battles

Alan Gottlieb

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Freedom Tent

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3:00 - 3:40

Topic:

National Firearms Legal Battles

Alan Gottlieb is the Founder of the Second Amendment Foundation, Chairman of the Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms, serves on the Board of Directors of the American Conservative Union, is President of the Center for the Defense of Free Enterprise, and President of the American Political Action Committee. In addition to his work defending our Second Amendment rights, he is also the author of over twenty pro-gun books and is regularly seen and interviewed by radio and television news anchors and talk shows.

Read Full Bio
More Guns Less Crime

Dr. John Lott

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Liberty Tent

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3:00 - 3:40

Topic:

More Guns Less Crime

CPRC was founded by Dr. John R. Lott, Jr., an economist and a world-recognized expert on guns and crime. Lott recently served in the Trump administration as Senior Advisor for Research and Statistics in the Office of Justice Programs for the US Department of Justice and then the Senior Advisor for Research and Statistics in the Office of Legal Policy for the US Department of Justice.

Nobel laureate Milton Friedman noted: “John Lott has few equals as a perceptive analyst of controversial public policy issues.”

Lott is a prolific author for both academic and popular publications. He has published over 100 articles in peer-reviewed academic journals and written ten books, including “More Guns, Less Crime,” “The Bias Against Guns,” and “Freedomnomics.” His most recent books are “Dumbing Down the Courts: How politics keeps the smartest judges off the bench” and “Gun Control Myths: How politicians, the media, and botched “studies” have twisted the facts on gun control.”

Read Full Bio
More Guns Less Crime

Nikki Goeser

Nikki Goeser is the author of “Stalked And Defenseless: How Gun Control Helped My Stalker Murder My Husband in Front of Me.” Nikki was previously the Executive Director of the Congressional Second Amendment Caucus in D.C.

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Joshua G. Prince, Esq

Joshua G. Prince, Esq

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Freedom Tent

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3:50 - 4:30

Topic:

Second Amendment in the Crosshairs

Joshua G. Prince, Esq has represented more than 8,000 individual clients with varied firearms issues under Federal aand State law. Josh has represented more than 800 different FFLs in dealing with ATF and DDTC on all aspects of federal regulation of firearms. He has received grants from Firearms Policy Coalition and the NRA to support under-funded litigants in defense of their gun rights in multiple, unrelated matters, including in relation to the AG/PSP’s attempted regulation of 80% lowers.

Read Full Bio
Grassroots Activism Training

Dr. Val Finnell

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Liberty Tent

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3:50 - 4:30

3:50 - 5:50

Topic:

Grassroots Activism Training

Dr. Val Finnell, the Pennsylvania Director for Gun Owners of America, will discuss how you can become a better Second Amendment activist. Learn about the techniques you can use to protect your right to keep and bear arms during legislative season and election season. This won’t be a theory-based classroom discussion—rather, you will improve your political “Kung Fu” and takeaway useful tools to defend your God-given rights.

Read Full Bio

Sunday Seminar Schedule:

1:00 - 1:40 pm
1:50 - 2:30 pm
3:00 - 3:40 pm
3:50 - 4:30 pm
Support your right as a woman to protect yourself and your family
1:00 - 1:40
DC Project, Women for Gun Rights
Freedom Tent
How to Protect Yourself and Your Loved Ones Like a PRO!
1:00 - 1:40
Jerry Heying, CPP, PPS, CST
Liberty Tent
Surviving the Onslaught-Will the 2nd Amendment Continue to Exist Without You?
1:50 - 2:30
Kim Stolfer
Freedom Tent
Pennsylvania, a Second Amendment Sanctuary? Learn how we can do this county by county
1:50 - 2:30
Patti Coombs and Bob Roche
Liberty Tent
Personal Readiness Mindset
3:00 - 3:40
Tom Kier
Freedom Tent
The Great Reset: What is Agenda 21 and 30 and What should we do?
3:00 - 3:40
Mel K
Liberty Tent
The Theft of Manhood
3:50 - 4:30
Pastor Matt Guedes
Liberty Tent
Media Relations and how to defend the 2nd Amendment
3:50 - 4:30
Mark Walters
AWR Hawkins
Freedom Tent
DC Project, Women for Gun Rights

DC Project, Women for Gun Rights

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Freedom Tent

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1:00 - 1:40

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Support your right as a woman to protect yourself and your family

Our efforts are to raise awareness among community members, including legislators, that firearms safety and violence prevention are achieved through education not legislation. Encourage the preservation of America's gun culture, from conservation and commerce to competitive sports, hunting, and self-defense. Highlight the diversity and rising demographic of female gun owners through ongoing advocacy because gun rights are women’s rights.

One of DC Project’s proudest achievements has been to provide testimony in firearms-related hearings. The DC Project was asked to testify in a third hearing on “Steps To Reduce Gun Violence” in the House Judiciary Committee. We believe that our voices are powerful and provide armor against attacks on the 2nd Amendment. I invite you to join us in building an army of women that support their right to protect themselves and their families. We provide a counter voice and counter visual to the aggressive and misinformed anti-gun women’s groups like Moms Demand Action.

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Jerry Heying, CPP, PPS, CST

Jerry Heying, CPP, PPS, CST

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Liberty Tent

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1:00 - 1:40

Topic:

How to Protect Yourself and Your Loved Ones Like a PRO!

Jerry Heying has more than 40 years of private security and personal protection experience. He is a Certified Protection Professional (CPP), Personal Protection Specialist (PPS), Certified Security Trainer (CST), and licensed Private Investigator. He is the President and CEO of the International Protection Group and the Executive Protection Institute. He is a certified Firearms Instructor, certified Protection Driving Instructor and Executive Protection and Security Instructor.

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Kim Stolfer

Kim Stolfer

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Freedom Tent

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1:50 - 2:30

Topic:

Surviving the Onslaught-Will the 2nd Amendment Continue to Exist Without You?

Kim founded Firearms Owners Against Crime, a statewide grassroots Political Action Committee focused on ensuring that the PA Constitutional Right (Article 1, Sections 21 & 25) and the US Constitutional Right (the 2nd Amendment) continues to be protected/restored and that citizens’ have the freedom to choose to exercise these rights without intrusive government restrictions.

As President of FOAC, Kim has become known in the halls of government as a well-spoken advocate for personal freedoms. Kim is also Vice-Chairman of the Legislative Committee for the Pennsylvania Sportsmen’s Association and a civilian associate of the American Society of Law Enforcement Trainers (ASLET). Kim has authored numerous pieces of legislation including Pennsylvania’s Castle Doctrine.

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Patti Coombs and Bob Roche

Patti Coombs and Bob Roche

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Liberty Tent

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1:50 - 2:30

Topic:

Pennsylvania, a Second Amendment Sanctuary? Learn how we can do this county by county

Come join us and learn about true grassroots efforts and how you can make a difference in your community on the local level, where it all starts. Our Second amendment rights are an integral part of our freedoms here within the United States and vital to Pennsylvania. Keeping and preserving your rights also stems from getting the right candidates elected in your townships.  We want to show you how you can protect your second amendment rights and how to help candidates get elected that will protect those rights. To date we have gotten 6 townships in Pike County to pass Second Amendment Sanctuary resolutions. We are the Pike County Second Amendment Sanctuary, but we can show you how to do this in your townships. We will show you how regular people (like us) can get involved and make a difference. Let’s do what our founding fathers intended and make them proud. So come out and meet us and let us show you what we’ve done and what you can do too!

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Tom Kier

Tom Kier

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Freedom Tent

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3:00 - 3:40

Topic:

Personal Readiness Mindset

Tom has been a combative instructor for the past 30 years and he is considered a subject matter expert by USSOCOM (The Unites States Special Operations Command). He also holds a master instructor/Tuhon rank in Sayoc Kali. Sayoc is a Filipino martial arts system developed by Pamana Tuhon Chris Sayoc. Mindset is an integral part of Sayoc, and Ethan thought it would be a good idea to get Tom on the podcast to share some of those principles, and how they can assist in achieving your goals.

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Pastor Matt Guedes

Pastor Matt Guedes

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Liberty Tent

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3:50 - 4:30

Topic:

The Theft of Manhood

Outdoor writer, pro-staff hunter, sponsored hunter and Former US Army

Matt Guedes is the Executive Director of Camp Freedom (a non-profit organization that helps disabled Veterans and First Responders through outdoor activities including hunting, fishing, and shooting sports), Founder/Owner of Journey Hunts (a worldwide hunting company offering hunts around the globe), Author of Hunting for Purpose, a Pastor of 24+ years, Owner of XULON Apparel, and a former US Army Officer. Matt has more than twenty years of experience in the outdoor industry and the ministry.

Matt graduated from Dickinson College in 1991 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science. He also served as an officer in the United States Army for 4 years. He has pastored three churches for a combined 24 years in the ministry. He has been married for 25 years and has been blessed with three children.

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Mel K

Mel K

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Liberty Tent

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3:00 - 3:40

Topic:

The Great Reset: What is Agenda 21 and 30 and What should we do?

At heart, Mel K is a lover of truth, justice, and freedom. A voracious reader with an insatiable appetite for uncovering and sharing the truth, Mel K is highly determined to educate the public on what’s really going on. Known for her common-sense approach to research rooted in proof and facts, this NYC resident frequently taps into her resources around the globe to uncover the truth.

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Mark Walters

Mark Walters

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Freedom Tent

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3:50 - 4:30

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Media Relations and how to defend the 2nd Amendment

Mark Walters is the nationally syndicated host of two wildly popular talk radio shows, Armed American Radio and Armed American Radio's Daily Defense. Airing six days per week and heard on hundreds of radio stations in hundreds of markets across the nation, Mark ferociously defends our Second Amendment. He is a member of the Board of Directors for the Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms and the author of three books, Lessons from Armed America, Lessons from Unarmed America and Grilling While Armed. Mr. Walters has been seen on national and international television programs defending our freedoms and been a guest on countless radio programs almost daily. Married with two great kids, Mark and his family reside in Georgia.

AWR Hawkins

AWR Hawkins

AWR Hawkins is an award winning Second Amendment columnist for Breitbart News and the writer/curator of "Range with AWR Hawkins", a weekly newsletter focused on all things Second Amendment, also for Breitbart News. He is the political analyst for Armed American Radio and he holds a PhD in Military History from Texas Tech University.

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