(CBS News) The country's largest and best known gun rights association, the NRA, is losing board members amid a spate of deadly mass shootings. But another, lesser-known gun organization is thriving: the National African American Gun Association, the largest minority gun group in the country.
The group was founded by Phillip Smith, who fondly remembers the first time he fired his 9 mm pistol at a gun range.
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"I felt free," Smith said. "I had a chance to kind of have some power in my hands."
Smith formed the first chapter of the National African American Gun Association, or NAAGA, in Atlanta.