Kristi McMains is a private attorney, specializing in health law and Responsibly Armed Citizen who survived being physically attacked in a parking garage by a man who attempted to take her life at knife-point. Kristi has appeared on NRA advertisements and spoke as part of the “Armed & Fabulous” Panel Discussion at the 2017 CPAC.
During the 2016 Election Season, in support of their endorsement of Candidate Donald Trump, the NRA spent $6.5 million on a spot featuring this 26-year-old lawyer named Kristi McMains, who said the pistol in her purse saved her life when a man attacked her in a parking garage.
Antonia Okafor – Liberty-minded Republican, Creative Writer at Independent Journal Review, and founder of emPOWERed, a movement of women on college campuses across the country who feel empowered when they use their gun for self-defense.
Antonia Okafor is a law school bound, graduate student, and Former Southwest Regional Director for Students for Concealed Carry fighting to advance concealed carry on college campuses in TX, AZ, OK & NM.
Antonia is also a Republican Party precinct chair and self-proclaimed “conservatarian” activist. As a former Democrat, Antonia has a personal mission to bring a unique and yet, still conservative perspective to the Republican Party.
Don Turner is the President of the Nevada Firearms Coalition, the statewide grassroots organization for people who support the Second Amendment of our United States Constitution and Section 11 of the Constitution of the State of Nevada.
The NVFAC is a membership organization of firearms owners, supporters, users, public and private gun clubs and commercial shooting sports enterprises who are interested in promoting and protecting the ownership and safe use of firearms for self-defense, competition, recreation and hunting.
The NVFAC is actively involved through our NVFAC Political Action Committee of working with the Nevada Legislature and City, Towns and Counties in Nevada to ensure that our rights are protected and that all firearms laws are fair and apply to all citizens of the state.
They are actively involved in Education, Training, Competitions and Conservation activities. These are supported by our NVFAC FOUNDATION which is funded by tax deductible donations.
We are the NRA’s State Association and we are members of National Shooting Sports Foundation, Civilian Marksmanship Program and USA Shooting.
Don Turner’s Bio includes:
Environmental/wildlife biologist with Utah State Highway Department
30 years with Arizona Game and Fish Department in positions of Strategic Wildlife Planner, Wildlife Manager, Regional Law Enforcement Supervisor, Regional Supervisor, Field Operations Coordinator, Project Leader Statewide Wildlife Areas, and Project Leader Statewide Shooting Ranges, Manager of the Ben Avery Shooting Facility.
Certifications include AZ Peace Officer, and AZ State Police Academy Tactical Handgun, Tactical Rifle, Advanced Firearms, Officer Survival, Anti-Terrorism, and Watercraft Patrol Instructor (co author) “Watercraft Patrol and Survival Tactics” and certified Concealed Weapons Instructor.
As statewide project leader for shooting ranges, over saw five state ranges and administered a $100,000 state shooting range grant program. Assigned as manager of the Ben Avery Shooting Facility due to reversion of county management lease. Successfully redeveloped operations and facility; increased shooting numbers from 47,000 shooter days to approximately 160,000 shooter days in nine years of operation.
Served on AZ Governor’s Committee for Sport Shooting Ranges and authored state range protection and noise law.
Hired by Clark County NV as consultant to begin planning for the Clark County Shooting Park 2003-2004.
Retired from AZ Game and Fish in 2005, and began work for Clark County NV to develop 2,900 acre Clark County Shooting Park as Manager. The facility was fully operational in April 2010.
Served on NRA Board of Directors from 2005 to 2008. Currently serves on NRA BOD Range Development Committee and serves as NRA Range Technical Team Advisor (specialist for shooting range issues on governmental lands)
Served on NSSF Board of Directors and as Range Action Specialist and National Association of Shooting Ranges from 1996 to 2015.
Retired in September 2010 from Clark County Shooting Park. Consultant on Operation and Management of Shooting Ranges.
Founded and President of Nevada Firearms Coalition, Nevada Firearms Coalition Foundation, & Nevada Firearms PAC and Nevadans for State Gun Rights 2011 to present.
Scott Lavin – Wildlife Recreation Branch Chief, AZ Game and Fish Department
As Wildlife Recreation Branch Chief at the AZGFD Scott develops outdoor recruitment and retention activities in Arizona that support but are not limited to hunting, fishing, shooting sports, archery and wildlife viewing.
He Chairs the Steering Committee for the Hunting and Angling Heritage Workgroup. On the national level, he serves on the Western Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies committee for Hunter, Angler, Shooting Sports and Wildlife Participation. He also applies his 25 years of leadership to support the Outdoor Industry Business Summit on both state and national levels.
Before joining the Arizona Game and Fish Department, Scott was an Infantry Officer in the U.S. Army National Guard in addition to leading award-winning regional teams for The Home Depot and Dick’s Sporting Goods.
Scott also has become part of Shot Heard ‘Round the World Day! Shot Heard Round the World Day is a light-hearted annual event held at participating ranges that provides recreational shooters a safe opportunity to celebrate the birth of a nation. At 7:30 am on April 19th, 1775, the first shot of the American Revolution was fired at Lexington Massachusetts. This annual event provides enthusiasts and patriots a safe and structured opportunity to gather socially and commemorate the first shot fired of the American Revolution.
**On the 1.14.17 show, Scott talked to us about the topic of the BLM Releasing Draft Target Shooting Plan for Sonoran Desert National Monument: The plan with its five alternatives can be found at http://1.usa.gov/1ZPyFSA. The public has until March 15th to submit comments via email to firstname.lastname@example.org or faxed to 623-580-5580.**
Gun Freedom Radio EP81 Theme: Taking It To The Streets
Hour #1 Guests:
– Kristi McMains – is a private attorney, specializing in health law and a Responsibly Armed Citizen who survived being physically attacked in a parking garage by a man who attempted to take her life at knife-point. She shared her story as part of the recent Armed & Fabulous panel at CPAC.
– Lars Dalseide – is the Spokesman for the NRA-ILA – the Institute For Legislative Action, and is the former producer of NRA News.
Hour #2 Guests:
– Scott Lavin – AZ Game & Fish Wildlife Recreation Branch Chief, here to talk about the annual FREE Outdoor Expo coming up on March 25th & 26th!
– Don Turner – the President of the Nevada Firearms Coalition, the statewide grassroots organization for people who support the Second Amendment.
– Antonia Okafor – also part of the Armed & Fabulous panel at CPAC, and founder of EmPOWERed: a self-defense movement of women on college campuses across the country
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