(Updated to include details of funeral arrangements)
Patricia Stoneking, who was credited with building the Kansas affiliate of the NRA into a political player at the Capitol and recalled as a defender of "firearm freedom," has died.
The Kansas State Rifle Association announced the death of its former president on its website. Stoneking, 67, died last Tuesday. She had just recently been named as the organization's director emeritus.
"In our state’s history, few have done more to defend our Second Amendment freedoms and expand our ability to freely exercise our God-given right to self-defense," the organization . . .