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North Carolina Lieutenant Governor Mark Robinson first gained notoriety at an April 5, 2018 Greensboro City Council meeting, when he eloquently defended his, and his fellow gun owners, Second Amendment Rights. The Council was taking constituent comments on then-Mayor Nancy Vaughn’s attempt to end gun shows at the Greensboro Coliseum, and despite Robinson’s qualifier that he didn’t have time to prepare a fancy speech, his words were well-spoken, fiery, and effective.


What stood out in that 2018 speech were two things: 1) I am the majority—a law abiding citizen who wants my constitutional rights respected; and 2) I am everybody—we want our rights and we want to keep our rights.

Robinson’s exclusiveness as a Black man, coupled with his inclusiveness as a law-abiding American and contributing part of the community, were embodied in the gravitas of this short speech, and gave Robinson distinction.

Since that speech, Robinson has been establishing himself as not only a refined orator and an accomplished public speaker, but as a transformational leader and contender for higher office. Robinson ran for NC Lt. Governor in 2020 and won the seat. Now he uses his platform to not only defend the liberties of North Carolinians, but to speak on the issues in our nation that are cutting into our fundamental liberties and constitutional freedoms.

At the 2021 North Carolina GOP Convention, Robinson once again spoke eloquently about our liberties and why we need to proclaim them loudly and proudly, and fight for them. My colleague Brandon Morse covered the speech and its power here. However, this speech was not the only one of note. Back in March, Robinson spoke at the Rockingham County Republican Party Convention on why he is a Republican, why Republicans need to tell the story about who the party is and what the party stands for, and why our fight is not against liberalism, but extremism.

Robinson said he is a member of the Republican Party because it has always stood for,

“Freedom and Equality. It stands for the Republic, and it always has.

“That’s part of the problem

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