Right at the moment when they sign up, new members of the National Rifle Association have to make a choice: which NRA monthly magazine would they like a complimentary subscription to?
The options: American Hunter, American Rifleman, and America’s First Freedom. (Junior NRA members can opt for a publication called Insights.) According to the NRA, American Hunter — which, death of print be damned, boasts nearly one million readers — offers expert opinions on “how and where to hunt all types of North American game.” American Rifleman, meanwhile, features “stories of interest to gun enthusiasts of every kind.” And America’s First Freedom, the NRA’s “first pure news magazine,” gives readers “timely, hard-hitting journalism that tells the truth about the threats to our Second Amendment rights.”
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