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Presidential Firearms

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July 8, 2016
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The history of firearms is a rich one, and that history has made its way into the White House. Quite a few Presidents loved and kept guns; some were also NRA members. The NRA Museums has 5 of the guns kept by Presidents on display right now. This video posted by GOnraMedia gives us a glimpse at some of these exquisite pieces.George Washington himself collected guns, and was given some as gifts by the Marquis De Lafayette.


Thomas Jefferson's gun collection was also highly extensive, and one of the many hobbies that kept his interest throughout his life. Jefferson was also interested in the mass production of firearms, a revolutionary concept in his lifetime.

Other presidents that loved and collected guns include Taft, Kennedy, Nixon, and Ulysses S. Grant. Presidential NRA membership grew far more common after World War Two.Learn more about Presidential Firearms though the video below:

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