Meet our speakers
Black Guns Matter
Maj Toure is a Solutionary Hip Hop artist turned 2nd Amendment activist from North Philly.
His following began after he was featured on the cover of the Philadelphia Weekly as “the Prophet of Philadelphia.” He founded the Black Guns Matter movement in 2015 and advocates for 2nd amendment education and information for urban communities.
Maj has been featured in the New York Times, Breitbart News, National Public Radio, Fox News, CNN, BET, Essence, and NRANews for his out of the box approach to 2nd amendment advocacy. Maj is on a 50 states tour educating urban Americans on their 2nd amendment rights and responsibilities.
Free Man Beyond the Wall Podcast
Mance Rayder is an author, podcast host, a self-described professional troublemaker, and a voluntaryist.
In 2007 he discovered the Ron Paul Liberty movement which spurred his intellectual move to Voluntaryism which he now shares on his podcast entitled Free Man Beyond the Wall.
Mance has also authored 2 books – “Freedom Through Memedom – The 31-day Guide to Waking Up to Liberty” and “The Kids are Not Alright – A Meme Inspired Primer on Encroaching Marxism in the West“.
Mance has appeared on podcasts including The Tom Woods Show, Part of the Problem, and Lions of Liberty and is a frequent contributor at LibertarianInstitute.Org
The Institute for Justice
Lee McGrath is the Managing Attorney of the Institute for Justice Minnesota office and serves as IJ’s Senior Legislative Counsel.
He joined the Institute in December 2004 and litigates cutting-edge constitutional cases protecting economic liberty, school choice, private property, freedom of speech and other individual liberties in federal and state courts both in Minnesota and nationally.
Lee received his law degree from William Mitchell College of Law in Saint Paul where he was the president of the local Federalist Society chapter. Before that, Lee worked for more than 20 years in corporate finance at General Motors and other corporations.