Rachel Malone is the Texas Director for Gun Owners of America, spearheading GOA’s work within the Texas Legislature.

Rachel is passionate about promoting the right to keep and bear arms in legislation, training, and public perception. In 2012 she founded Texas Firearms Freedom, the first organization to champion constitutional carry in Texas, and has seen tremendous progress through her efforts.

A nationally-certified firearms instructor, Rachel teaches defensive handgun and rifle, finding joy in empowering individuals to protect themselves and their loved ones. She trains and shoots in disciplines from CQB to long-range rifle and participates regularly in Run n Gun biathlons.

You can hear some of Rachel’s strong opinions on the Polite Society Podcast. She is also a guest writer for various gun blogs and speaks regularly throughout Texas and beyond on topics including gun rights, legislative action, gun safety, party politics, and more. She remains dedicated to training others in the process by which they can make change happen, safeguarding liberty and justice for all.

Previously, Rachel served as the Operations Director of the Republican Party of Texas, ran a private music studio, and performed as a classical musician. Coming from a long line of proud Texans, she enjoys living on a farm in central Texas.