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Prof Charged After Spraying Fake Blood On NRA Lobbyist's House. A Nebraska professor has been charged with property destruction of an NRA lobbyist's house, according to a Monday report. University of Nebraska-Lincoln professor Patricia Wonch Hill received a misdemeanor charge after spraying fake ...
An attorney for a National Rifle Association lobbyist Tuesday said recent protests at the home of Chris Cox in Alexandria, Virginia, earlier this month were coordinated to take place with a court appearance by a Lincoln woman accused of vandalizing his home in January. But a lawyer for Patricia Hill, ...

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Protesters are targeting the northern Virginia home of the National Rifle Association's top lobbyist and say the protests will continue. In one case, court records show Patricia Hill of Lincoln has been charged with misdemeanor destruction of property outside the home of NRA lobbyist ...
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Protesters are targeting the northern Virginia home of the National Rifle Association's top lobbyist and say the protests will continue. In one case, court records show Patricia Hill of Lincoln, Nebraska, has been charged with misdemeanor destruction of property outside the home of ...
The most influential gun lobbyist in the United States has declared war on the Florida Republicans who passed a set of state firearm reforms in the wake of the Parkland school shooting. In a scathing post published on the website Ammoland, Marion Hammer, the National Rifle Association's top lobbyist in ...
A powerful lobbyist for the National Rifle Association in Florida says she was forced to skip a gun control hearing after receiving a deluge of death threats. Marion Hammer, who is a well known and successful gun rights advocate in the state, was unable to attend a hearing with the Leon County Commission ...

The NRA lobbyists believe that more guns and looser gun laws will make a country safer. By that logic, the U.S. should be the safest country in the world. Instead, our children are more likely to die from gun assaults, compared with other Western countries, according to David Hemenway of Harvard. There is ...
Hammer has been an outsized presence in Tallahassee since 1974, when she began a four-year run as a volunteer lobbyist for the NRA before going pro in 1978. The tiny, iron-haired pistol-packer has remained the group's implacable defender in Florida since then, along with serving as the NRA's first ...
When asked if she was afraid she responded, “No. You can't live in fear. You're cautious. You're observant.” The NRA lobbyist did allow us to see a stack of emails, but not copy them. She wouldn't say if they could be part of a future investigation. Hammer says that she has continued to get the death threats.
The National Rifle Association comes across as a big national-level political lobbying group, but a lot of what the NRA actually gets done, policy-wise, happens at the state level. And the NRA has been particularly successful in one state, Florida. Mike Spies is a staff writer from The Trace, a nonprofit news ...
It's not often that a highbrow national publication like The New Yorker devotes one of its long, long profiles to a lobbyist in a state Capitol. But then, Marion Hammer is not your routine, run-of-the-rotunda lobbyist. As the National Rifle Association's major representative in Florida, she is clearly the most ...
President Trump met with NRA Executive Director Chris Cox on Thursday, after a roundtable on Wednesday during which Trump took positions that are anathema to the group. Between the lines: This is another reason to believe Trump's shifts on guns, like his shifts in a similar meeting on immigration, will be fleeting. Trump ...
Gun lobbyist Marion Hammer returns to her seat after speaking in the Senate Rules Committee meeting on gun safety in the Knott Building at the Florida state Capitol in Tallahassee, Fla., Feb 26, 2018. (AP Photo/Mark Wallheiser). By Jim Turner and Dara Kam / News Service of Florida ...
Legislative leaders maintain there isn't anything there, a nothing burger in current parlance, when asked about a story in The New Yorker describing National Rifle Association lobbyist Marion Hammer's influence throughout the Capitol, particularly her sway in helping write and dictate language in bills.
A day after President Donald Trump stunned lawmakers by backing a host of gun-control measures and chastised some for being “petrified” of the NRA, a National Rifle Associated lobbyist suggested that Trump has already walked back those ideas. In a tweet Thursday night, NRA lobbyist Chris Cox said ...
Legislative leaders maintain there isn't anything there, a nothing burger in current parlance, when asked about a story in The New Yorker describing National Rifle Association lobbyist Marion Hammer's influence throughout the Capitol, particularly her sway in helping write and dictate language in bills.
Gun lobbyist Marion Hammer, right, and Eric Friday, general counsel for Florida Carry sit among protesters during a Senate Rules Committee meeting on gun safety Monday. (Mark Wallheiser / AP). News Service of Florida. Privacy Policy. TALLAHASSEE — Legislative leaders maintain there isn't anything there when asked ...

A 78-year-old lobbyist, dubbed the most powerful in her industry when it comes to pro-gun legislation, has been behind much of Florida's gun legislation, or lack thereof, for decades and now faces scrutiny over her influence following last week's deadly shooting at a local high school. Marion Hammer ...
The N.R.A. Lobbyist Behind Florida's Pro-Gun Policies. Marion Hammer's unique influence over legislators has produced laws that dramatically alter long-held American norms. By Mike Spies. In the past two decades, some thirty of Marion Hammer's bills have become law. Illustration by Oliver Munday.
The two — Amanda Gailey, associate professor of English, and Patricia Hill, a research assistant professor of sociology — separately participated in protests against NRA lobbyist Chris Cox of Alexandria, Virginia. A third protester, Catherine Koebel, carried a sign or handed out flyers this month with Gailey, ...
Protesters are targeting the northern Virginia home of the National Rifle Association's top lobbyist and say the protests will continue. In one case, court records show Patricia Hill of Lincoln, Nebraska, has been charged with misdemeanor destruction of property outside the home of NRA lobbyist Chris Cox.
In this April 2007 file photo, National Nifle Association lobbyist Marion Hammer speaks at a House meeting in Tallahassee. Hammer is blasting Florida House Speaker Richard Corcoran for supporting legislation that includes gun control measures. [AP Photo / Phil Coale]. By Zac Anderson Political Editor ...
A key National Rifle Association lobbyist isn't satisfied with Yeti's response to claims the Austin-based company has cut ties with the organization. The NRA sent members an email Friday alleging Yeti had “suddenly, without prior notice” indicated it no longer wished to do business with the NRA Foundation.
"It is membership organization, and unless you're paying the membership dues, you're not a member of the organization," Richard Feldman, a former NRA lobbyist, told NPR. "You can't be a member without having given money." That may be the case for at least one more Russian. In a Tweet from ...
"The N.R.A. Lobbyist Behind Florida's Pro-Gun Policies: Marion Hammer's unique influence over legislators has produced laws that dramatically alter long-held American norms," writes Mike Spies in The New Yorker. The details: "Hammer is the National Rifle Association's Florida lobbyist. At seventy-eight years old, she is ...
As Florida's legislature begins to consider changes to gun laws in the wake of the deadly shooting at a Parkland high school, the question of whether anything will pass has a great deal to do with the powerful voice of the NRA in that state. Mike Spies, a staff writer for The Trace who wrote about the NRA's ...


 

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