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NRA Commentary: Gun Violence Survivors Were "The Wrong People" For Obama To Share The Stage With During Gun Violence Speech

A commentary video from the National Rifle Association claimed that President Obama stood in front of "the wrong people" when delivering a speech about gun violence before gun violence survivors, and that instead he should have stood...Show More Summary

Wayne LaPierre Gets Choked Up About Guns Not Sold After Failed Background Checks

FAIRFAX, VA -- At a press conference early Friday morning, National Rifle Association Executive Vice-President Wayne LaPierre broke down into uncontrollable sobbing when he started talking to reporters about "all the guns that won'tShow More Summary

New NRA Lie: We Were Responsible For Creating The National Instant Criminal Background Check System

A video from National Rifle Association executive vice president Wayne LaPierre offered a false history of the passage of the 1993 Brady background check bill in order to attack President Obama's recently released executive actions on...Show More Summary

Obama tears into the NRA at town hall on gun violence

FAIRFAX, Va. — President Barack Obama tore into the National Rifle Association on Thursday as he sought support for his actions on gun control, accusing the powerful lobby group of peddling an "imaginary fiction" that he said has distorted the national debate about gun violence. Show More Summary

Obama mocks 'conspiracy' at forum on gun control

(AP) — President Barack Obama mocked conspiracy theorists and tore into the National Rifle Association for pushing "imaginary fiction," as he described his plans to tighten gun control rules as modest first steps toward tackling gunShow More Summary

Anderson Cooper Isn't Sure Gun Conspiracy Kooks Don't Have A Point

4 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

The National Rifle Association declined an invitation to participate in Thursday's CNN-hosted "town hall" on guns, which featured President Barack Obama answering questions about his recent executive actions on gun control. But thanks...Show More Summary

NRA lobbyist rants after avoiding Obama town hall: ‘What are we going to talk about, basketball?’

4 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

The head of the National Rifle Association’s lobbying arm accused President Barack Obama on Thursday of perpetrating a distraction by taking part in a televised town hall — one his organization did not attend, Media Matters reported. “He doesn’t support the individual right...

Obama Calls Out NRA For Skipping Town Hall On Guns

4 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

President Barack Obama on Thursday criticized the National Rifle Association for repeatedly snubbing invitations to discuss gun policy at the White House. Obama said the NRA should have attended the town hall-style meeting about guns...Show More Summary

Obama in gun town hall: NRA peddles 'imaginary fiction'

President Barack Obama tore into the National Rifle Association on Thursday as he sought support for his actions on gun control, accusing the powerful lobby group of peddling an "imaginary fiction" that he said has distorted the national debate about gun violence. In a prime-time, televised town...

Seeking support for gun actions, Obama tears into the NRA

4 weeks agoNews : The Newsroom

FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — President Barack Obama tore into the National Rifle Association on Thursday as he sought support for his actions on gun control, accusing the powerful lobby group of peddling an "imaginary fiction" that he said has distorted the national debate about gun violence.

NRA protests Obama's gun control executive action

4 weeks agoNews : NY Daily News

The National Rifle Association launched an effort Thursday to sabotage a town hall talkfest on gun control with President Obama.

The NRA Might Not Be As Powerful As You Think

4 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

The National Rifle Association, often described as one of the groups most feared by lawmakers and often cited as a prominent obstacle standing in the way of gun control, may not be as powerful as it claims. A new analysis, conducted by Douglas E. Show More Summary

News in Brief: Nation Shudders To Think How Mad NRA Would Be If Obama Actually Proposed Meaningful Gun Control

last monthHumor : The Onion

WASHINGTON—Citing the group’s outrage over recent executive orders aimed at reducing gun violence, Americans across the nation collectively shuddered Wednesday at the mere thought of the National Rifle Association’s furious reaction were President Obama to actually propose concrete and meaningful gun control legislation. Show More Summary

Their cold, dead souls

last monthNews : NY Daily News

Brought to tears by the toll of gun violence — and blocked in Congress by the National Rifle Association’s paranoia peddlers — Obama on Tuesday took executive action to close loopholes on background checks for gun buyers.

Even Bill O’Reilly says the NRA should stop being ‘paranoid’ about Obama’s gun order

last monthNews : The Raw Story

Fox News host Bill O’Reilly challenged the National Rifle Association and gun owners to be “reasonable” following President Barack Obama’s executive order on Tuesday concerning gun sale regulations. “The FBI should background check anyone buying a firearm in America....

In Emotional Speech, Obama Issues Executive Orders to Expand Background Checks for Gun Buyers

The President was visibly choked up when he mentioned first graders killed at Sandy Hook. In a strong and emotional speech attacking the National Rifle Association for fabricating false fears and chiding congressional Republicans for...Show More Summary

Bush apologizes for NRA gaffe, but ‘I think the intent was pretty clear’

DOVER, N.H. -- Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush apologized Tuesday night for conflating his gun rights record by suggesting that he received an award from the National Rifle Association that doesn't exist. The Bush campaign admitted on Monday that the former Florida governor was "mistaken and conflated multiple events unintentionally" when discussing an award he […]

NRA Tweets Photo Of Bullets Next To Photos Of Two New York Lawmakers, NYC Mayor De Blasio Outraged

The National Rifle Association (NRA) tweeted a photo of bullets next to photos of two anti-gun New York lawmakers, drawing harsh criticism from the lawmakers themselves as well as New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, The New York Daily News is reporting. Show More Summary

Obama Likely to Abuse Executive Actions on Gun Control - NRA

The leading gun rights group in the United States, the National Rifle Association (NRA), warned that President Barack Obama’s new executive actions on gun safety threaten US citizens’ right to bear arms, NRA Executive Director of its Institute for Legislative Action Chris Cox said in a press release.

NRA Says Executive Action On Gun Violence Is Frivolous, Terrifying

The National Rifle Association has offered contradictory criticisms of President Obama's plan to release a series of executive actions to address gun violence. While the NRA has dismissed the actions as "not really doing anything" when...Show More Summary

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