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Gun-Crazy Country: NRA Wants to Stop Illegal Gun Sale Stings

3 years agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Media Matters:Repeatedly burned by stings intended to demonstrate the ease with which individuals who are banned from purchasing firearms can buy guns from private sellers without passing a background check, the National Rifle Association appears to have found a solution: Make those stings illegal. As usual, their allies at the American Legislative Exchange Council are happy to help.
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Fox's Baier Hides Behind NRA To Mask Gun Owners' Support Of Background Checks

US Politics / Liberal : Media Matters for America (2 years ago)

When confronted with the fact that a majority of the nation's gun owners support expanded background checks for gun purchases, Fox anchor Bret Baier hid behind the National Rifle Association (NRA) to allege that such support does no... Read Post

Gun Rights Group Asks Nevada To Throw Out Gun Ballot Item On Background Checks

US Politics / Liberal : Alan Colmes' Liberaland (2 months ago)

A gun rights group, Nevadans for State Gun Rights,  wants the state’s elections chief to throw out a proposed ballot measure to tighten background checks for anyone buying firearms from private sellers or gun show exhibitors. In a l... Read Post

NRA Leadership Virtually Alone In Opposition To Expanding Background Checks For Every Gun Sale

US Politics / Liberal : Media Matters for America (2 years ago)

The National Rifle Association's stand against expanding the criminal background check system to all gun buyers has become a lonely one. The NRA has been abandoned by other gun lobby activists, conservative media figures, and the Am... Read Post

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