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That program was supported by a grant from the National Rifle Association Foundation, the NRA's charitable arm, as part of a multimillion dollar national campaign to promote youth shooting clubs. In 2016, when Cruz was a member of the team, the NRA Foundation awarded the school program a $10,827 ...
Mr. Clay was organizing a dinner in Louisville, Ky., honoring wounded veterans, and Mr. Trump was scheduled to be in the city for the National Rifle Association's annual convention. In the email to Mr. Dearborn, Mr. Clay said he hoped that Mr. Trump would attend the dinner, and he also included details ...

But many of them - including US President Donald Trump - have come under fire for sending thoughts and prayers to the 17 victims who were killed, the dozens others injured in the shooting and their heartbroken families, while receiving millions of dollars in donations from the National Rifle Association.
Donald Trump is introduced with Chris Cox (L), Executive Director of the NRA Institute for Legislative Action and Wayne LaPierre (R), Executive Vice President of the National Rifle Association, at the National Rifle Association's NRA-ILA Leadership Forum during the NRA Convention at the Kentucky ...
A Democratic Congressman has said that the institution is in the "thrall" of the National Rifle Association. Representative Jim Himes said on CNN that he feels the response to the mass shooting at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas high school in Parkland, Florida in which 17 people died will be "perfectly ...

... "endanger, directly or indirectly, the safety of one or more individuals"--whether it is flying a plane into a New York City building or driving a car through anti-racism protesters at a Charlottesville, VA. rally--it rises to the legal definition of terrorism. The National Rifle Association is a terrorist organization.
The National Rifle Association's Institute for Legislative Action (NRA-ILA) today applauded Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke's Order to enhance big game migration corridors. The Order calls on the Bureau of Land Management, National Park Service and Fish And Wildlife Service to work together with state fish ...
A Wall man, a statewide association of gun clubs and the National Rifle Association are taking on New Jersey's gun laws, asking a federal court to throw out the state's restrictions on carrying handguns in a case they hope will reach the U.S. Supreme Court. Thomas R. Rogers, described as a Wall ...
Screenshot of the National Rifle Association's Eddie Eagle website. Kansas schools that want to offer gun training in the earliest grades would be required to use a program designed by the National Rifle Association, under a bill lawmakers studied on Tuesday. That legislation would switch programs ...
Fairfax, Va. -- The National Rifle Association Institute for Legislative Action (NRA-ILA) today announced support for an important Second Amendment lawsuit filed today by the Association of New Jersey rifle & pistol Clubs (ANJRPC). The lawsuit challenges New Jersey's restrictive "may-issue" system for ...
gun safety is one of the National Rifle Association's top priorities and NRA believes that storage practices should remain the responsibility of the individual firearm owner, not the government. This legislation seeks to expand law-abiding gun owners' ability to store their firearms in a way that best suits their ...
A liberal group is filing a complaint with the Federal Election Commission on Monday to demand an investigation into whether the National Rifle Association took contributions from Russians, which would be a violation of the law. The American Legal democracy Fund, a group with ties to liberal Super PAC ...
The guys on that team all belonged to the National Rifle Association, an organization that promoted education in the use of rifles. Membership in the NRA clearly conveyed a sense of responsibility and, above all else, safety. That was a long time ago. The NRA of today is a political lobbying organization.
The FBI, it seems, is investigating the National Rifle Association for using Russian money to illegally influence the 2016 election. McClatchy reports the NRA may have taken money from a Russian banker of dubious reputation to spend on behalf of President Donald Trump. The sum could be staggering.
Russian president Vladimir Putin (right) and Alexander Torshin (center) attend a Russia Day event in the Kremlin on June 12, 2011, in Moscow. Konstantin Zavrazhin/Getty Images. This post is part of Mischiefs of Faction, an independent political science blog featuring reflections on the party system.

The company also isn't on the list of those attending this year's National Rifle Association annual meeting or other prominent gun trade shows. In the aftermath of the Las Vegas massacre Oct. 1, Slide Fire had so much trouble keeping up with demand it temporarily stopped taking orders for the product.
Established in 1871, the National Rifle Association is America's oldest civil rights and sportsmen's group. More than five million members strong, NRA continues to uphold the Second Amendment and advocates enforcement of existing laws against violent offenders to reduce crime. The Association remains ...
Last week, McClatchy newspapers reported that the Federal Bureau of Investigation is investigating whether Torshin, now a deputy governor of Russia's central bank, funneled money to the National Rifle Association that was subsequently spent in support of the Trump campaign. The NRA reported ...
It seems like a story concocted by a left-wing conspiracy theorist, but the FBI and congressional intelligence committees reportedly are investigating whether Russian interests with ties to President Vladimir Putin and organized crime used the National Rifle Association to funnel money into the 2016 U.S. ...
In May 2016, Paul Erickson, an activist who has raised money for the National Rifle Association, sent an email to Rick Dearborn, an adviser to Donald Trump's presidential campaign, with the super-subtle subject heading "Kremlin Connection." As The New York Times reported last December, Erickson ...
An avid trapshooter, Tom was a member of the Amateur Trapshooting Association (ATA) and competed in numerous trapshooting leagues in the area. He was also a member of the National Wildlife Turkey Federation (NWTF), Sportsmans Coonhunters Association and the National Rifle Association (N.R.A.) ...
Noting that about half of those deaths involved a firearm, Stuber said this bill was drafted on common ground and takes an important step toward suicide prevention while maintaining individual autonomy. Keely Hopkins, state liaison for the National Rifle Association, expressed concerns about individual ...
Advocates of stricter restrictions on gun ownership believe they can notch new wins in state legislatures across the country this year, after Republicans in some states signaled they would be willing to break with the National Rifle Association (NRA) to support some new rules. Advocates pointed to ...
Glenn Simpson, co-founder of the firm behind the infamous dossier on President Donald Trump's potential connections to Russia, told Congress that he believes the Russian government has "infiltrated" the National Rifle Association. "It appears the Russians, you know, infiltrated the NRA," Fusion GPS ...
Did the National Rifle Association take money from a Kremlin-linked Russian banker, in order to support Donald Trump's presidential campaign? According to McClatchy, that's what the FBI is now investigating. It is illegal to accept money from foreign citizens for a US election campaigns. The NRA was ...
Fairfax, Va.-- The National Rifle Association's Institute for Legislative Action (NRA-ILA) is recognizing Liberty University student Riley Hayes for his grassroots activism in protecting the Second Amendment. NRA-ILA Executive Director Chris W. Cox presented Riley with the youth Leadership Award at the ...
Several times a year, an article from The Onion, the satirical news site, goes viral again. The headline reads: "'No Way To Prevent This,' Says Only Nation Where This Regularly Happens." Almost every time there is a significant mass shooting in the U.S., The Onion reposts this article. Each time it reappears, ...
Michigan, USA - -(Ammoland.com)- David Coy is a Benefactor Member of the NRA and a current member of the Board of Directors, first elected in 1998. His committee assignments reflect his working-world and shooting backgrounds, which are to the finance Committee as Vice-Chair, the Audit Committee ...
... contains the basic safety measures such as still requiring a federal background check in order to purchase a firearm and maintaining current laws regarding allowance to carry in certain areas. This piece of legislation is being presented at a national level and is backed by the National Rifle Association.
House Democrats' efforts to pass gun control legislation could hinge on Rep. Brian Blake (D-Aberdeen), a longtime National Rifle Association member. Aaron Barna, Washington state Legislature. Capitol powerbrokers. Buy Now. Sen. Dean Takko (D-Longview) holds a different position on gun control than ...
To anyone familiar with the National Rifle Association's madcap culture-war offerings -- videos, for example, in which a rage-sputtering NRA spokeswoman channels Daffy Duck -- the organization's 2017 Year in Review provides a sober counterpoint. Published last week, the review is neither paranoid nor ...
The National Rifle Association's political arm set a fundraising record in 2016, taking in a staggering $366 million. That's according to the group's latest annual filing with the Internal Revenue Service, a copy of which was obtained by Mother Jones. The massive haul was a $30 million increase from the ...
The National Rifle Association's political arm set a fundraising record in 2016, taking in a staggering $366 million. That's according to the group's latest annual filing with the Internal Revenue Service, a copy of which was obtained by Mother Jones. The massive haul was a $30 million increase from the ...
The National Rifle Association's first year as Trump propagandists. Trump and the NRA have shared anti-immigrant, anti-free press, and pro-authoritarian sentiments. Timothy Johnson, Media Matters12.31.2017•2:29 PM•0 Comments. 0 Comments. This article originally appeared on Media Matters. Media Matters Standing ...
As Congress tries to fix the nation's broken background check system, the National Rifle Association is playing a new role: Political pragmatists. The powerful gun lobby is supporting an effort backed by Democrats, Republicans and gun control advocates to fix the system that allowed the shooter at a ...
The National Rifle Association, which these days seems less interested in guns than in promoting a half-terrifying, half-hilarious war against liberal elites, has a new, typically incendiary ad out, promoting its video arm, NRATV. At NRATV, our greatest weapon against the lying #fakenews #MSM is Truth.
WASHINGTON - A top Democrat is seeking documents from the National Rifle Association and the Treasury Department following reports of an FBI investigation into whether a Russian central banker funneled money to the group during the 2016 presidential campaign. In letters sent to Treasury Secretary ...
Donald Trump speaks at the National Rifle Association's NRA-ILA Leadership Forum. Getty Images. Wyden, who is a member of the ... Torshin requested that Trump meet with him on the sidelines of the National Rifle Association's convention in May 2016. He never met with then-candidate Trump, but he ...
Last Thursday, investigative reporters Peter Stone and Greg Gordon of McClatchy DC Bureau reported what could be another bombshell in the Russia probe: that the FBI is investigating whether a Kremlin-linked banker illegally channeled funds to the National Rifle Association to aid Donald Trump's ...
Dallas -- Dana Loesch has a biblical inscription tattooed on her forearm, a reference to a passage in the Book of Ephesians that calls for Christians to wear holy armor to protect themselves from a dark world. It is an apt precept for Ms. Loesch, a 39-year-old conservative radio talk-show host and political ...
Established in 1975, the Institute for Legislative Action (ILA) is the "lobbying" arm of the National Rifle Association of America. ILA is responsible for preserving the right of all law-abiding individuals in the legislative, political, and legal arenas, to purchase, possess and use firearms for legitimate purposes as ...
While the National Rifle Association often focuses on advocating for the rights of hunters, it says it opposes the state and federal bans because it wants to protect the value and sale of historic guns, many of which have ivory inlaid in handles, according to its website. The association did not return a request ...
After the shooting that left 58 concert-goers dead, the National Rifle Association said it "believes that devices designed to allow semi-automatic rifles to function like fully-automatic rifles should be subject to additional regulations." And the National Shooting sports Foundation, the industry's trade association ...
The dissonance is further heightened when gun owners hear from the other powerful voice in the room, the National Rifle Association, whose training materials state, "A gun stored primarily for personal protection must be ready for immediate use." This is confusing and potentially deadly for gun owners and ...
Standing before a raucous crowd of supporters in April 2015 during the National Rifle Association's annual meeting, the group's longtime leader Wayne LaPierre snarled into the microphone, "Eight years of one demographically symbolic president is enough!" One and a half years later, LaPierre got his ...
As Congress tries to fix the nation's broken background check system, the National Rifle Association is playing a new role: Political pragmatists. The powerful gun lobby is supporting an effort backed by Democrats, Republicans and gun control advocates to fix the system that allowed the shooter at a ...
Efforts to reach the National Rifle Association for comment late Friday were unsuccessful. But after the shooting in Las Vegas, the NRA called on the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and explosives to "immediately review" whether such devices comply with federal law. "The NRA believes that devices ...
President Donald Trump hosted the National Rifle Association at the White House on the anniversary of the Sandy Hook massacre. ... A White House Christmas party was held on 14 December 2017 (the anniversary of the Sandy Hook massacre); the National Rifle Association's Wayne LaPierre was among ...


 

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