Charlton Heston, Remembered
Please join Ted on 'Cam & Company' this April 7 @ 9PM Central /10PM EST as they pay tribute to the great American icon; Charlton Heston.
*Please Note: Originally
scheduled time was 8PM Central / 9PM EST
Statement from Wayne LaPierre
Executive Vice President of
the National Rifle Association of America
Today, my heart is heavy with the loss of Charlton
America has lost a great patriot. The Second Amendment
has lost a faithful friend. So have I, and so have four million NRA members and
eighty million gun owners. And so has every American who cares about the Bill
of Rights, individual liberty, and Freedom.
My heart is heavy, but not without a sense of pride.
Pride in a man who devoted his life to his profession with grace and dignity.
Pride in an American who devoted himself to civil rights, to correcting
injustices around him, and to standing up for what he knew was right. Pride in
a friend who stood with me and stood with fellow NRA members to preserve our
freedom for future generations. Pride in a patriot who believed with every
fiber of his being that our Bill of Rights is the foundation of our freedom that
makes Americans singular among the masses of nations.
And now, Charlton Heston has passed that duty to us – the
next generation. I am as proud to continue his cause, as I am to have known him
as my friend.
But today, my thoughts cannot leave the Heston family.
They have always had my utmost respect and admiration and, today, they have my
deepest sympathy and most earnest prayers. And they will always have my