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Michigan: State Senator Mike Green Receives NRA-ILA Defender of Freedom Award

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Today, state Senator Mike Green (SD-31) received the Defender of Freedom Award from the National Rifle Association Institute for Legislative Action in recognition of his tireless efforts to defend liberty and protect the interests of law-abiding gun owners and sportsmen in Michigan.

During his tenure in the Michigan Legislature, Mike Green has been a proven and consistent advocate of your Right to Keep and Bear Arms and has fought to protect Michigan's rich hunting heritage.  Senator Green was the primary sponsor and vocal advocate for some of the most significant firearm-related bills to pass in the Michigan Legislature over the past two decades.  Mike Green's first service in the Michigan Senate was most significantly marked by the passage and enactment of "shall issue" concealed carry legislation that he sponsored.  More recently, Senator Green has sponsored bills to expand concealed carry rights, streamline Michigan's concealed carry permitting process and repeal Michigan's ban on short-barreled rifles and short-barreled shotguns.

An avid hunter and gun owner, Senator Green is "A+" rated by the NRA-PVF and is co-chairman of the Michigan Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus.  As a recipient of the NRA-ILA Defender of Freedom Award, Senator Mike Green joins an esteemed list of individuals who have gone "above and beyond" in the fight to defend the Second Amendment.

Please join us in congratulating state Senator Mike Green for receiving NRA-ILA's Defender of Freedom Award.

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Established in 1975, the Institute for Legislative Action (ILA) is the "lobbying" arm of the National Rifle Association of America. ILA is responsible for preserving the right of all law-abiding individuals in the legislative, political, and legal arenas, to purchase, possess and use firearms for legitimate purposes as guaranteed by the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.