Larry Pratt has been Executive Director of Gun Owners of America for 30 years. GOA is a national membership organization of 300,000 Americans dedicated to promoting their second amendment freedom to keep and bear arms. Pratt has appeared on numerous national radio and TV programs such as NBC's Today Show, CBS' Good Morning America, CNN's Crossfire, Larry King Live, Fox's Hannity & Colmes, MSNBC's Phil Donahue and Dan Abrams show and many others. He has debated Congressmen James Traficant, Jr. (D-OH), Charles Rangel (D-NY), Rep. Carolyn McCarthy (D-NY), Senator Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ), and Vice President Al Gore, among others.
He published a book, Armed People Victorious, and was editor of a book, Safeguarding Liberty: The Constitution & Militias. His latest book is On the Firing Line: Essays in the Defense of Liberty. Pratt has held elective office in the state legislature of Virginia , serving in the House of Delegates. Pratt directs a number of other public interest organizations and serves as the Vice-Chairman of the American Institute for Cancer Research.