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Sporting event and outreach both reveal support for gun rights. Executive Director of the Illinois State Rifle Association (ISRA) Richard Pearson joins Cam Edwards by phone to discuss the broad base of pro-gun sentiment that still exists in Illinois. Pearson reports from the scene of the Amateur Trapshooting Association (ATA)'s Grand American tournament in Sparta, Illinois that 100,000 attendees are expected to watch the 7,000 shooters participating in the event. And at the 2009 Black Women's Expo in Chicago, ISRA joined other organizations to campaign for the Second Amendment as a civil right, and received a warm response from the city's black community.