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Old 02-13-2017, 2:47 PM
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Just got an email showing discounts on memberships. $600 Life memberships which is a great bargain.
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Old 02-13-2017, 2:54 PM
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Thats a 94% discount! Its worth $10K

BTW for those considering, they allow multiple payment plans.
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Old 02-13-2017, 3:25 PM
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Yup. Can get it at either Midway USA or directly through the NRA.

Also some deals on Membership upgrades...
Life to Endowment: $250 (usually 1000)
Endowment to Patron: $300 (usually 1500)
Patron to Benefactor: $350 (usually 1500)

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Old 02-13-2017, 4:40 PM
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Can someone tell me what are some of the different benefits to upgrading my life membership to endowment. Patron, Benefactor ?
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Old 02-13-2017, 5:28 PM
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Can someone tell me what are some of the different benefits to upgrading my life membership to endowment. Patron, Benefactor ?


Beyond bragging rights and additional recognition at NRA events, there are no specific individual benefits. (I think patron also receives a quarterly news letter).

More importantly, every dollar from California stays in California, so not only are you supporting the largest gun-rights organization in the country, you're directly contributing to the fight for your rights in CA.

Also you get more spam, lol!
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Old 02-13-2017, 6:57 PM
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Beyond bragging rights and additional recognition at NRA events, there are no specific individual benefits. (I think patron also receives a quarterly news letter).

More importantly, every dollar from California stays in California, so not only are you supporting the largest gun-rights organization in the country, you're directly contributing to the fight for your rights in CA.

Also you get more spam, lol!
You can Opt out of the spam.
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Old 02-13-2017, 7:00 PM
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FYI, if you opt for the quarterly payment program they will not send you a "Lifetime" card until the payments are completed.
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It's great to get a life long membership for $600 but how much of those funds you paid for are going to the area that you expect it to be expensed to? Legal challenges etc. My only disappointment was on the amount of mail I received after joining. I think the funds could be better spent elsewhere than sending me so much mail to sign up for Lifelock, life insurance and such.

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Old 02-13-2017, 8:18 PM
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It's great to get a life long membership for $600 but how much of those funds you paid for are going to the area that you expect it to be expensed to? Legal challenges etc.
Zero.

Membership dues go to promoting NRA membership and educational efforts (still worthy causes). Membership carries the legislative benefit primarily in giving lobbyists the ability to state "My name is Bob, I represent the NRA and our 15 million members, 1800 of which are voters from your district"

NRA-ILA is the legislative action arm and is funded separately. Their primary force in California is the CRPA.
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$600.00 dollars could be spent on ammo or a gun to fight for your own rights.
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Can someone tell me what are some of the different benefits to upgrading my life membership to... Benefactor ?
The lady said I get a bag and a knife! She also said don't wait by the mail box, it will take a while.
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Zero.

Membership dues go to promoting NRA membership and educational efforts (still worthy causes). Membership carries the legislative benefit primarily in giving lobbyists the ability to state "My name is Bob, I represent the NRA and our 15 million members, 1800 of which are voters from your district"

NRA-ILA is the legislative action arm and is funded separately. Their primary force in California is the CRPA.


Huh... I seem to recall hearing that ca dues stay in ca... I could be mistaken...
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When I upgraded to life, it cost me $200. This was a few years ago, but it was a screaming deal.
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^^^sounds like you lost $200.00 bucks, bummer.
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^^^sounds like you lost $200.00 bucks, bummer.
Why the NRA hate? They have incredible education programs for new shooters and kids. They sponsor competitions. They lobby on our behalf. Their website has the latest up to date information on legislation, lawsuits, and appeals. They offer reviews on the latest products and services.

I donate as often as I can. They have my representative contact information and also have direct email links to contact senators, etc. I also call my local and national elected officials.
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Why the NRA hate? They have incredible education programs for new shooters and kids. They sponsor competitions. They lobby on our behalf. Their website has the latest up to date information on legislation, lawsuits, and appeals. They offer reviews on the latest products and services.

I donate as often as I can. They have my representative contact information and also have direct email links to contact senators, etc. I also call my local and national elected officials.
As Dandog said they do some good work. Are they perfect? No way but as the disciples said to Jesus "to whom shall we go?" They are the big dog in this fight. There are other good 2A organizations and nothing wrong with supporting the good ones, but the NRA is the name the liberal elected officials fear.
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Old 02-14-2017, 10:18 AM
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Thats a 94% discount! Its worth $10K

BTW for those considering, they allow multiple payment plans.
Went to website and don't see payment options.
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Old 02-14-2017, 10:22 AM
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Went to website and don't see payment options.

Trying logging in if you are an existing member, else I would call.
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Old 02-14-2017, 10:24 AM
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Trying logging in if you are an existing member, else I would call.
I'm not an existing member. I called and they couldn't answer my question on why payment options were not showing up but offered to take my membership over the phone.
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^^^sounds like you lost $200.00 bucks, bummer.




Another NRA bashing thread.
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Another NRA bashing thread.


Naw, It's not an NRA bashing thread - he's just one sad lonely individual who doesn't understand what the NRA is and does for all of us.

I for one am proud to be a life member (and then some) and even though they may not be perfect, I can't think of a single organization with more clout to hold the antis at bay.
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Old 02-14-2017, 11:52 AM
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NRA-ILA donations stay in CA. Membership dues do not go to lobbying efforts, as that is a separate legal entity for multiple reasons. Membership dues support educational efforts.
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I couldn't pass up the price. I'm now a lifetime NRA member.
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