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NRA's Ted Nugent Uses Racial Slur For Japanese While Speaking In Front Of Tea Party Crowd

During an appearance at a Tea Party event in Wyoming, National Rifle Association board member Ted Nugent used the derogatory term "Japs" while discussing how he believes America has changed since World War II. Nugent, who is also a spokesman for Outdoor Channel, appeared alongside birther and former Fox News contributor Maj. Show More Summary

Mind-Numbingly Stupid New NRA Video Advocates For Blind People Carrying Guns

A new video by the National Rifle Association, shows a spokesman advocating for the right of blind people to arm themselves in public. I’d hate to run into a blind open carry protest. “Every law abiding, blind individual should be able to have whatever guns they want. And if you disagree with that statement or [...]

NRA "Lifestyle Magazine" Is Using Apple And Nike To Sell Its Corporate Sponsors' Guns

The National Rifle Association's lifestyle magazine, NRA Sharp, is using Apple and other popular brands to promote firearms that are manufactured by NRA corporate donors. NRA Sharp showcases high-end products (guns and otherwise), opulent lifestyles, and pop culture musings, all with a pro-gun bent. Show More Summary

Did the NRA Know About Robert Dowlut's Reversed Murder Conviction?

For all its bluster, the National Rifle Association also knows how to maintain a disciplined silence in the face of uncomfortable questions. Most notably, it went to ground in the wake of the Newtown school shooting in December 2012,...Show More Summary

National Rifle Association Offers Weak Defense Of Discredited Gun Researcher John Lott

The National Rifle Association made a botched attempt at statistics in order to defend economist and gun researcher John Lott, who famously put forward the debunked "more guns, less crime" thesis that undergirds the NRA's agenda. InShow More Summary

On Immigration, the National Rifle Association Shows the Way

(John Hinderaker) For reasons I do not understand, some Republicans remain convinced that the House needs to “do something” on immigration. This, despite the fact that stopping illegal immigration polls as the number one issue among Republicans, and public opinion in general is turning decisively away from the Obama administration. Show More Summary

Gun Activist Compares Firearm Registration To Nazi Tattooing Of Jews

After a National Rifle Association lobbyist equated a proposal to expand background checks to the Nazi policies of Adolf Hitler, a prominent guns rights activist defended the offensive comparison and took it further, comparing gun registration...Show More Summary

NRA's Ted Nugent Reacts To Concert Cancellation By Comparing Critics To Nazi Propagandist

National Rifle Association board member Ted Nugent lashed out after the cancellation of an upcoming concert, claiming his critics are like Nazi chief propagandist Joseph Goebbels. On July 21 the Coeur d'Alene Tribe announced that Nugent...Show More Summary

How The National Rifle Association Misappropriates The Holocaust

The National Rifle Association has once again drawn condemnation from a Jewish group after one of its lobbyists invoked the Holocaust to attack a Washington state ballot initiative to expand background checks on gun sales. Despite regular...Show More Summary

Jewish Group Calls For Resignation Of NRA Lobbyist For Remarks On The Holocaust

The Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle is taking umbrage after a National Rifle Association lobbyist recently made remarks comparing a gun-control effort in Washington state to Nazi Germany, according to KOMO News. The group is located at the site of a mass shooting in 2006 which makes the lobbyist’s remarks even more disconcerting for the members [...]

NRA's top lawyer was convicted of murdering his girlfriend's mother in 1964

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The cover story for Mother Jones this month is about Bob Dowlut, NRA's general counsel, "who for 30 years has been the architect of the National Rifle Association's legal and cultural agenda." (Gawker) Monika Bauerlein, co-editor ofShow More Summary

The NRA's Top Lawyer Was Once Convicted Of Murder

The National Rifle Association's top lawyer, who has been instrumental in shaping gun policy in the U.S., was once convicted of murdering a woman in Indiana, according to an investigation by Mother Jones. Robert J. Dowlut, general counsel for the NRA, reportedly admitted to police in 1963 that he killed his girlfriend's mother. Show More Summary

The NRA's Top Attorney Was Convicted of Murder in 1964

According to recently unearthed court records, Bob Dowlut—who for 30 years has been the architect of the National Rifle Association's legal and cultural agenda—was sentenced to life in an Indiana prison for shooting a shopkeeper during a robbery before murdering a single mother with the same gun. Read more...

The NRA's Most Ridiculous Video (So Far) Calls for Government Subsidized Free Ammunition

The National Rifle Association (NRA) has been responsible for countless nonsensical, totally illogical and sadistically irrational pro-gun slogans. It's kind of what the NRA does. Its executive vice president and chief crackpot, Wayne LaPierre is a never-ending geyser of these easy-to-repeat yet easily debunkable slogans. Show More Summary

How The NRA Is Trying To Clean Up Its Bizarre Mandatory Gun Training For Kids Proposal

The National Rifle Association is trying to smooth over the extreme ideas presented in a recent video suggesting children should have to receive mandatory gun training "to advance to the next grade" by mischaracterizing the video and...Show More Summary

Prof. Brian Anse Patrick releases "Zombology"

A bit of background: the good professor is a CCW instructor and author of "The Ten Commandments of Propaganda," "The National Rifle Association and the Media: The Motivating Force of Negative Coverage," and "Rise of the Anti-Media: In-Forming America's Concealed...

About Face? SEIU Pumps Guns To Members For Politics

Labor Union Report One would think that, after paying protesters to protest against the National Rifle Association, the nation’s most Marxist progressive union wouldn’t want its name associated with giving away guns…or, in this case, raffling them to some lucky member.

We Watched This Insanely Ridiculous NRA Video So You Don’t Have To

The National Rifle Association (NRA) has been responsible for countless nonsensical, totally illogical and sadistically irrational pro-gun slogans. It’s kind of what the NRA does. Its executive vice president and chief crackpot, Wayne LaPierre is a never-ending geyser of these easy-to-repeat yet easily debunkable slogans. So it came as no surprise when the NRA released [...]

NRA Member: Make Kids Shoot Guns to Graduate

National Rifle Association commentator Billy Johnson this week proposed that children be forced to learn shooting skills in order to graduate as part of a plan to enact "gun-required zones" in the United States, and use taxpayer money to subsidize firearm purchases. Show More Summary

NRA Commentator: Kids Should Be Required to Learn How to Shoot a Gun in School  

Media Matters snagged a rather startling example of what passes for thought-provoking commentary at NRA News, which is a news-and-commentary site for the National Rifle Association. The video is called "Everyone Gets A Gun" and features...Show More Summary

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