From Denver, Colorado, in a historic address on the first day of May, Charlton Heston eloquently defended millions of gun owners unjustly and freshly vilified by the nation's mainstream media. "We're not the rustic, reckless radicals they wish for. No, the NRA spans the broadest range of American demography imaginable. We defy stereotype, except for love of country. Look in your mirror, your shopping mall, your church or grocery store. That's us. Millions of ordinary people and extraordinary people."