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While the National Rifle Association (NRA) has opposed dozens of state gun control bills across the country, it has also endorsed more than 25 bills that were introduced in state legislatures this past legislative session. Some of the bills were largely uncontroversial tweaks to hunting regulations, ...
Fairfax, VA - The National Rifle Association Institute for Legislative Action (NRA-ILA) today announced support for a lawsuit brought by Vermont citizens, sporting-goods stores, and shooting clubs to challenge the state¹s recent ban on many of the most popular firearm magazines in America.

For some time now, ever since the latest school shooting in Parkland, Florida, anti-gun activists and politicians of a certain stripe, have been blaming the National Rifle Association for the tragedy. Because the NRA, a group with 5 million members, supports the Second Amendment and fights laws and ...
An event facility in Southington is saying that it will not be the site of a National Rifle Association fundraiser dinner. The Record-Journal reports Aqua Turf Club, an NRA representative, and a former chair of the Connecticut committee of the NRA mutually agreed to move the event elsewhere following ...
The National Rifle Association has accepted contributions from about 23 Russians, or Americans living in Russia, since 2015, the gun rights group acknowledged to Congress. The NRA said in a letter to Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., unveiled on Wednesday, that the sum it received from those people was just ...
It has been an iron rule for candidates in rural areas and red states for decades: Do not antagonize the National Rifle Association. But that was before the massacre at a high school in Parkland, Fla., galvanized gun politics across the country. Now, a striking number of Democratic candidates in coming ...

The National Rifle Association promotes select teachers bearing guns in the classroom for a cynical reason: it will sell more guns, by which this tax-exempt gun organization will profit. It uses the Second Amendment, which has a legitimate purpose (however misused) for our defense as a free nation, ...
National Rifle Association CEO Wayne LaPierre's image floats above the NRA booth during the first day of the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland, on February 23, 2017. Hosted by the American Conservative ...
On Friday, Parkland Survivor David Hogg questioned Senator John McCain's funding from the National Rifle Association on Twitter. "Why do you take so much money from the NRA?" Hogg asked Sen. McCain via Twitter. Hogg's question was in response to an unrelated tweet by Sen. McCain about a ...
If the National Rifle Association were a public company, listed on a major stock exchange, the seemingly insecure financial state of its membership arm might be a reason to worry for its future. The NRA membership organization's 2016 financial filing — the latest report available — is pockmarked with ...
A decision Monday by the Stroudsburg Area School Board not to accept National Rifle Association money for the high school rifle team has spurred two fundraising efforts as well as accusations that the issue has been politicized. A GoFundMe campaign by state Rep. Maureen Madden, D-Monroe, brought ...
Since its inception as a group dedicated to providing marksmanship training in 1871, the National Rifle Association has grown into a powerful lobbying organization with a single overriding purpose: to promote and defend the Second Amendment right to bear arms. Some of the NRA's rhetorical tactics on ...
The National Rifle Association acknowledged that it accepts foreign donations but says it does not use them for election work — even as federal investigators look into the role the NRA might have played in Russia's attack on the 2016 election. Pressure on the organization has also been increased by a ...
The National Rifle Association, commenting about Saturday's March for Our Lives worldwide rally, said the event was not spontaneous and was orchestrated by “gun-hating billionaires and Hollywood elites,” CNN reported.' >> Read more trending news. The NRA posted a membership-drive video on its ...
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declared Saturday that he was "proud" to have received an "F" rating on his position on gun rights from the National Rifle Association (NRA). Speaking at the "March for Our Lives" rally in Atlanta, Lewis boasted that he and many other Democratic lawmakers bore failing grades from the powerful gun rights ...
MSNBC anchor Ali Velshi, who is a gun owner himself, explained the political power of the National Rifle Association as Americans across the country marched for school safety. “One thing a Republican told me in the days after the Parkland shooting is that one way to think of the NRA, and I'm a gun owner ...

On the eve of the landmark march by thousands of high school students and their supporters speaking out about gun control, an ABC News analysis of tax return records compiled by The Associated Press shows that the National Rifle Association Foundation has funneled millions of dollars into schools to ...
Washington (CNN) Marjory Stoneman Douglas students are wearing bright-orange price tags at the March for Our Lives rally. Each says: $1.05. They're meant to be a jab at Florida Sen. Marco Rubio and the National Rifle Association. Stoneman Douglas freshman Lauren Hogg put it this way as she ...
Saturday's March for Our Lives was orchestrated by gun-hating billionaires and Hollywood to push an anti-gun agenda, the National Rifle Association said on Facebook. On Facebook Saturday morning, the NRA posted a short membership-drive video along with a brief message. “Stand and Fight for our ...
During the march Saturday, the NRA was conspicuously silent on Twitter. As of mid-afternoon on the East Coast, when most of the marches were over, the National Rifle Association had yet to post a single tweet -- about the marches or anything else. It was a notable contrast from March 14, the day students ...
Republican-controlled Washington is taking steps to curb gun violence. Steps approved by the National Rifle Association. Two narrow gun safety measures included in a funding bill President Donald Trump signed Friday — each sponsored by both Republicans and Democrats — have the group's explicit ...
A Florida GOP gubernatorial candidate has dropped in the polls after siding with the National Rifle Association (NRA) on a new state law raising the age of purchasing a gun to 21. Adam Putnam has said he opposes new gun laws and has made appearances on NRA TV to urge members of the ...
As the National Rifle Association sees it, the March For Our Lives taking place in Washington and in cities and communities nationwide, is a ploy to destroy the Second Amendment. On NRATV, host Grant Stinchfield said he is "committed to exposing the violent, even deadly history of these people behind ...
For the first time in nearly two decades, Americans have turned against the National Rifle Association, according to a new poll. It found that 40 per cent of people surveyed had a negative view of the NRA, while 37 per cent had a positive view. That represented a significant drop from April 2017, when the ...
The Federal Elections Commission is looking at pro-Trump donations made to the National Rifle Association. ... The Federal Election Commission has launched an inquiry into potential illegal donations made to the National Rifle Association by Russian individuals and businesses in support of President ...
Congressional investigators are examining information that an ex-National Rifle Association board member who had done legal work for the group had concerns about its ties to Russia and its possible involvement in channeling Russian funds into the 2016 elections to help Donald Trump, two sources ...
It's called the National Rifle Association. Whenever a mass shooting event awakens the nation anew to the horrific dangers of unbridled gun ownership, the NRA steps in to defend an indefensible status quo. Whenever legislators try to enact common-sense laws to prevent future mass killings, the NRA ...
(CNN) The National Rifle Association is suing the state of Florida after Gov. Rick Scott signed Senate Bill 7026 into law Friday, the first gun control legislation enacted in the state after the Parkland school massacre on February 14. The NRA suit focuses on the part of the law that raises the minimum age to ...
A schism within the National Rifle Association led to a coup at the group's annual meeting in 1977 at the Cincinnati Convention Center, and focused the NRA's mission to protecting gun rights. The incident is known as the Revolt at Cincinnati. A group of reformers, led by former NRA President Harlon Carter ...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A Democrat who helped overturn local assault weapons bans as a state lawmaker and before being ousted as Ohio's attorney general said in a column published Sunday that he "was in the pocket of the National Rifle Association" to protect his political career and now regrets it.
COLUMBUS, Ohio — A Democrat who helped overturn assault weapons bans as a state lawmaker and before being ousted as Ohio's attorney general said in a column published Sunday that he ''was in the pocket of the National Rifle Association'' to protect his political career and now regrets it. Marc Dann ...
The National Rifle Association and its allies have found their political influence under fresh scrutiny as gun control advocates push for new restrictions and corporations sever their ties in the wake of the deadly high school shooting last month in Parkland, Florida. But outside the gun control debate in ...
FOR all the controversy that the National Rifle Association (NRA), America's gun lobby, arouses, Americans of all political stripes have tended to regard it as nearly unassailable. The NRA and its 5m members have therefore been valued customers for companies, too. But after the latest school shooting, ...
Washington (CNN) National Rifle Association leaders appealed directly to President Donald Trump about not raising the age limit for buying certain firearms, a senior administration official tells CNN. The appeal came when Trump had lunch with the leaders on Sunday. The official said the NRA would ...
(CNN) In June of 2017, the National Rifle Association posted a video online featuring the conservative commentator Dana Loesch. Speaking directly to the camera, ... "I'm the National Rifle Association of America," Loesch says, "and I'm freedom's safest place." At no point during the monologue does she ...
A growing number of businesses are cutting ties with the National Rifle Association, the country's chief gun lobby. President Trump remains focused on shifting the discussion to “hardening” schools by arming teachers, and expressing fury at the F.B.I. for ignoring reports that the suspect was “going to ...
Eight days after a gunman with an AR-15 rifle killed 17 people at a high school in Parkland, Fla., a major bank cut ties with the National Rifle Association. The bank, the First National Bank of Omaha, was among the first businesses of at least a dozen to scrap special rates or discounts to the five million ...
The National Rifle Association (NRA) said Wednesday it opposes any new legislation that would put age restrictions on firearm purchases. “We need serious proposals to prevent violent criminals and the dangerously mentally ill from acquiring firearms,” NRA spokeswoman Jennifer Baker said in a ...
The National Rifle Association endorsed Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle's campaign for Georgia governor, weeks after he promised to "kill" any legislation that would benefit Delta Air Lines when it cut ties with the gun rights group. The endorsement Thursday was no surprise - the group publicly thanked Cagle for ... NRA
Let us remind politicians like Donald Trump, Paul Ryan and Mitch McConnell who accept donations from the National Rifle Association and oppose efforts to restrict gun purchases that we are the future leaders and voters of this country. Let us remind corporations like FedEx that provide discounts to N.R.A. ... NRA
The National Rifle Association may have accepted more contributions from Russian donors than it first acknowledged, new documents show. A Russian citizen who works for a U.S.-sanctioned arms manufacturer was arrested earlier this year when he tried to board a flight from Los Angeles to Moscow ... NRA
Within hours of announcing its decision to end a credit card relationship with the National Rifle Association, the First National Bank of Omaha found itself thrust into the center of the resurgent national gun debate. Its Twitter and Facebook pages were flooded with comments. Some customers applauded the ... NRA
NEW YORK (AP) — The National Rifle Association, and now the State of Florida, faced a growing backlash as companies cut ties to the gun industry following the latest school massacre, and student survivors called for tourism boycotts of their home state until gun control measures are enacted. The latest ... NRA
As a result, First National Bank of Omaha will not renew its contract with the National Rifle Association to issue the NRA Visa Card,” a First National Bank spokesman told HuffPost. Insurance company MetLife has followed suit, along with airlines Delta and United, cybersecurity company Symantec, multiple ... NRA
(NEW YORK) — The National Rifle Association, and now the State of Florida, faced a growing backlash as companies cut ties to the gun industry following the latest school massacre, and student survivors called for tourism boycotts of their home state until gun control measures are enacted. The latest ... NRA
Car rental company Enterprise and First National Bank of Omaha severe their relationship with the National Rifle Association. An advocacy group, ThinkProgress, reported both companies supported the pro-gun lobby. Scores of teenage survivors of the deadliest public high school shooting in U.S. history ... NRA
... Shulkin says he has White House approval to root out 'subversion' at VA MORE expressed optimism on Thursday that the National Rifle Association would back new restrictions on guns, despite the gun lobby declaring opposition to the president's proposal to raise age limits on certain purchases. NRA
The National Rifle Association contributed thousands of dollars to Texas politicians in recent years. But that's not nearly enough to ... Hey, Texplainer: Which Texas elected officials receive the most money from the National Rifle Association and the Texas State Rifle Association? And how much do they get? NRA
Signs are emerging that companies and investors are starting to push back against the gun industry and its main lobbying group, the National Rifle Association (NRA), in the wake of last week's Florida high school shooting. BlackRock, the world's largest asset manager, said Thursday that it had heard from ... NRA


 

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