Pennsylvania Second Amendment Rally SpeakersLast Updated: 03/21/2018
The following guests will be speaking at this years rally.
Antonia Okafor - Director of Outreach and National Spokesperson for Gun Owners of America
Antonia Okafor is the Director of Outreach and National Spokesperson for Gun Owners of America. Her written work has been published by the New York Times, NBC Universal, Fox News, Austin-American Statesman and The Hill. Antonia appears regularly as a contributor on CNN, Fox News, BBC, Al Jazeera America, One America Network, TRT World and Sinclair Broadcast Group/WJLA.
Her political savvy coupled with a successful record of persuading audiences in hot button topics (gun rights/gun violence, feminism, MeToo movement, immigration, War on Drugs, race relations) has made her a known public relations powerhouse.
Antonia graduated from the University of Texas at Dallas with a Bachelor of Arts degree in International political economy in the Fall of 2013. Antonia first noticed her passion for service through Girl Scouts of America where she earned both her Silver and Gold Award. During her college years at UT Dallas, she participated in numerous non-profit organizations.
Nikki Goeser - author of the book “Stalked and Defenseless: How Gun Control Helped My Stalker Murder My Husband in Front of Me”
Nicole “Nikki” Goeser lives in Tennessee and is a graduate of The University of Tennessee at Knoxville where she earned her degree in Psychology. Nikki became a Second Amendment Activist and Victim’s Rights Advocate after the brutal murder of her husband “Ben” by a man that had been stalking her. Nikki is the Executive Director for the Crime Prevention Research Center. She has been featured on programs such as Nightline, Fox Business with John Stossel, ABC News, CNN, the Sean Hannity Radio Show, The BBC, NRA News and The Investigation Discovery Channel. Nikki was awarded the Sybil Ludington Women’s Freedom Award by the National Rifle Association in 2012 for her activism.
Erich Pratt - President of Gun Owners of America
Erich Pratt is the Executive Director for Gun Owners of America, where he has been employed since 1990. GOA is a national grassroots organization representing more than 1.5 million Americans dedicated to promoting their Second Amendment freedom to keep and bear arms.
GOA lobbies for the pro-gun position in Washington, DC and is involved in firearm issues in the states. GOA’s work includes providing legal assistance to those involved in lawsuits with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, the federal firearms law enforcement agency.
Pratt has appeared on numerous national radio and TV programs such as NBC’s Today Show, MSNBC, CNN, CBS and Fox Cable News. His columns have appeared in newspapers across the country, including USA Today.
In addition to authoring a book, Bearing Arms: Our Rights, Our Duties & Our Freedoms, he is the author of a civil government textbook, The Constitutional Recipe for Freedom.
Daryl Metcalfe - State Representative District 12
Elected in 1999, Rep. Metcalfe has fought tirelessly for the rights of Pennsylvania citizens to lawfully possess firearms.
As a pro-active leader in protecting Constitutional Freedoms in the Commonwealth, Rep. Metcalfe will once again share his unique insights on the issues facing gun owners and law enforcement.