Alabama James W. Porter II http://apr.org en Ala Wildlife Group Honors NRA President with Award http://apr.org/post/ala-wildlife-group-honors-nra-president-award <p>The Alabama Wildlife Federation is honoring a Birmingham attorney and gun rights leader as its conservationist of the year.<br><br>&nbsp;&nbsp; The organization recently presented the honor to James W. Porter II, who made news earlier this year when he became president of the National Rifle Association.<br><br>&nbsp;&nbsp; The wildlife group credits Porter with helping develop the state's original Forever Wild legislation in the early 1990s to protect natural areas.<br> Tue, 06 Aug 2013 12:28:27 +0000 The Associated Press 35484 at http://apr.org Ala Wildlife Group Honors NRA President with Award