What Can Happen When You Stand Your Ground: GRPC Part 5 – Episode #160

This episode we go back to audio from Gun Rights Policy Conference 2013 from September 28 in Houston Texas.

We start off with the panel:

What Can Happen When You Stand Your Ground:
Massad Ayoob, trustee, Second Amendment Foundation, author, founder, Lethal Force Institute
Chris Bird, author, Thank God I Had a Gun
Marty Hayes, JD, president, Armed Citizens Legal Defense Network

The Future of Second Amendment Litigation:
Alan Gura, Esq., litigator in DC v. Heller, and McDonald v. Chicago

But before we get into the audio  from GRPC I talk about listening to podcasts and the changes over the years and how we  connect. Also my new favorite mobile cross-platform podcasting application. Pocket cast

GRPC was recorded September 28, 2013 in Houston Texas. Thanks to Charles Heller for providing  us with the audio.


Cooley Law Review Symposium 2013(Part 1) – Episode #159

Thomas M Cooley Law School does a annual law review on gun control and the Second Amendment. This year’s symposium was entitled “World Views Collide: A Panel of Experts Debate on Guns in America

Gun Rights Advocates Podcast was able to attend the symposium in Lansing Michigan on Thursday, October 24, 2013 and had permission to record and distribute this audio for those that were unable to attend.

You will find the link above to the audio that was recorded. This is only the first hour of the audio we will be releasing part two and part three in the coming weeks.

Symposium was Moderated by  Prof. William Wagner

Symposium Panelists:
William Wagner, Tenured Professor, Cooley Law School
Carol Bambery, NRA Board Member and General Counsel, IAFWA
Steve Dulan, Michigan Coalition for Responsible Gun Owners
David Hardy, Attorney & Former NRA Assistant General Counsel
Linda Brundage, Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America
Craig Whitney, Author of Living with Guns
Jim Townsend, State Representative (Michigan)

Thank you to the Cooley Law Review for putting together such a great symposium and making it open to the public.


Global Gun Control Up, Up & Away: GRPC Part 4 – Episode #158

This is part 4 of the audio from the Gun Rights Policy Conference 2013 in Houston, Texas. The panel’s focus was on the global gun control and it has more of an international group of speakers.

Yesterday October 24, 2013 I traveled to Lansing Michigan to attend Cooley Law Schools law review symposium. I had permission to record the audio from the event and I will start bringing that to you in this podcast starting next week.

Thank you for all the recent comments and feedback about this podcast. Please keep it coming.

Speakers In This Episode:

Sheldon Clare, President, National Firearms Association of Canada
Silvia Gentile, Legal Counsel, Federazione Italiana Storia Armi Tiro
Julianne Versnel, vice president, International Association for the Protection of Civilian Arms Rights
Maj. Gen. Allen Youngman, USA (ret.), Executive Director, Defense Small Arms Advisory Council
Mark Westrom, consultant, Armalite, Inc.

Thank you to Charles Heller and the Second Amendment Foundation for providing us with this audio.


State Legislative Affairs Briefing: GRPC Part 3 – Episode #157

This episode of the podcast was recorded in Houston Texas at the Gun Rights Policy Conference September 28, 2013.

There are 12 speakers in this episode on the state legislative affairs briefing panel. These are the guys that are on the ground in various states working on pro-rights issues. I think you will find this all very interesting so please listen and share with your friends. If you’re in one of the states that is represented with these 12 speakers make sure you contact them and thank them for attending the conference. You may also want to find out how you can help out.

State Legislative Affairs Briefing I
Sean Caranna, Co-Executive Director, FloridaCarry.org
Frank Jack Fiamingo, President, New Jersey Second Amendment Society
Jim Irvine, President, Buckeye Firearms Association
Andrew Rothman, Vice President, Gun Owners Civil Rights Alliance MN
Hon. Sam Slom, Minority Leader Hawaii Senate, trustee of the Second Amendment Foundation
Alice Tripp, Legislative Director, Texas State Rifle Association

State Legislative Affairs Briefing II
Stephen Aldstadt, President, Shooters Committee on Political Education (SCOPE, Inc.) NY
Gene Hoffman, CalGuns Foundation
Hon. Phillip Journey, Vice President, Kansas State Rifle Association
Valinda Rowe, spokesperson, Illinois Carry
Philip Van Cleave, President, Virginia Citizens Defense League
Jim Wallace, Executive Director, Gun Owners Action League (GOAL) MA



Visitors Guide to an Anti-Gun Alien Planet: GRPC Part 2 – Episode #156

This episode is part 2 from Gun Rights Policy Conference 2013(GRPC). The audio for this episode was recorded September 28, 2013 at the Marriott Hotel Houston, Texas.

The first thing you’ll hear will be invocation by Rev. Anthony Winfield and then we move on to speakers Joseph Tartaro, Alan Gottlieb, & John Fund.

We will continue to release audio from the conference weekly basis until we have completely released the entire conference. Just as a reminder next year’s GRPC will be held near Chicago Illinois at a O’Hare airport hotel. Please make plans to attend the third week of September 2014. Keep checking back at SAF.org for more information.

Speakers in This Episode:

    • Invocation—Rev. Anthony Winfield, chaplain, Elmhurst Hospital, New York City
    • The Road Traveled—Joseph P. Tartaro, editor, TheGunMag.com, president, Second Amendment Foundation (SAF)
    • The Road Ahead—Alan M. Gottlieb, chairman, Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms(CCRKBA) and founder, SAF
    • John Fund, Senior Editor, The American Spectator and columnist for National Review Online

Books Mentioned in This Episode:
Journal on Firearms & Public Policy Volume 25 Fall 2013
Dumbing Down the Courts: How Politics Keeps Smart Judges Off the Bench  by John Lott
Emily Gets Her Gun… But Obama Wants to Take Yours