Firearms designer Len Savage put me in touch with Lt. Col. Robert K. Brown, publisher of Soldier of Fortune Magazine, who wanted to call our attention to the candidacy of Steve Schreiner for the National Rifle Association Board of Directors.
The Nominating Committee has not selected him, however. Per Brown:
NRA will not endorse him ‘cause they think he is "too much of a zealot." My response is that we could use a few more "zealots" on the BOD.
As a voting Life Member who remembers the treatment accorded the late Neal Knox, I concur, and note Jeff Knox refers to Schreiner as “an unrelenting Second Amendment advocate.”
Here’s an introduction to Mr. Schreiner, starting with a bio piece that you can read by clicking here. He’s a “Vietnam vet, Airborne Ranger: awarded CIB, Bronze Star with V Device and Silver Star.”
He’s written two essays that give us insight into issues that are important to him, one on range protection, the other on a subject that comes up frequently in this column, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. See:
BATFE's Colossal Screwup  (Regular readers will recall we’ve touched on this before, including turf-building ATF management’s ridiculous and insulting “threat” assessment.)
We’ll be looking at the Board election again in the near future, when I plan to reissue my questionnaire for 2011. In the mean time, if you’re a voting member, check out Steve Schreiner, and if you like what you see, let others know.
Article by David Codrea
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