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NRA Tweets ‘Children Can Have Fun At The Shooting Range’ In Wake Of Arizona Uzi Shooting

Less than two days after a 9-year-old girl in Arizona accidentally shot a firearm instructor in the head with an Uzi, the National Rifle Association on Wednesday tweeted a link showing new ways for children to “have fun” at shooting ranges. Mother Jones reports, NRA Women posted the tweet at 1:51 p.m. Pacific on Wednesday; [...]

Docs v. Glocks Case Fires Up in Florida: ACLU Files Brief on First Amendment Speech Rights

Florida physicians are caught in the National Rifle Association's crosshairs of censorship. That's the gist of the ACLU Foundation of Florida's argument in a brief filed this week with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit in the case of Wollschlaeger vs. Show More Summary

While The NRA Tries To Recruit Women, NRA Media Insults Them

Routine sexist attacks from the National Rifle Association's media outlets are undermining the organization's political effort to reach out to women as a growing demographic. On August 25, NRA magazine America's 1st Freedom attacked prominent gun safety advocate and Mom's Demand Action for Gun Sense in America founder Shannon Watts. Show More Summary

NRA Goes After a Female Gun Control Advocate as Only the NRA Can

Shannon Watts, the head of the pro-gun-regulation group Moms Demand Action, is a mom. The National Rifle Association hates Watts. So it wrote a blistering profile of her. And dressed her up as a cutout mom with kitchen and housekeeping accoutrements, because moms oughta know their place! Read more...

More Evidence The NRA Is Marketing To Moms

But why? The National Rifle Association doesn't make its demographic makeup public, although it you'd be hard-pressed to find anyone who wouldn't concede it is overwhelmingly white, conservative, and male. (Gun ownership data published...Show More Summary

NRA News Praises White Vigilante Patrols That Shot African-Americans After Hurricane Katrina

Cam Edwards, host of the National Rifle Association's news show, claimed that after Hurricane Katrina residents of the New Orleans neighborhood Algiers "were looking out for each other by walking the streets armed with firearms." But...Show More Summary

NRA’s Wayne LaPierre Does #IceBucketChallenge

last monthNews : Mediaite

Wayne LaPierre, executive vice president of the National Rifle Association, accepted the ice bucket challenge last week from former Democratic Rep. Gabrielle Giffords. He followed through on Saturday.

FBI Data Proves That Washington Background Checks Stop Dangerous Gun Sales, Group Says

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BILLIONAIRE ELITIST HYPOCRITE MICHAEL BLOOMBERG IS COMING FOR YER SNACKS, SODAS, AND GUNS! That's the message of a new ad the National Rifle Association will be running in bunch of battleground states. Except, it's not true. But it is funny: No, Bloomberg does not want to ban guns. Show More Summary

NRA’s Wayne LaPierre Accepts #IceBucketChallenge from Gabby Giffords

last monthNews : Mediaite

National Rifle Association Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre has accepted the ice bucket charity challenge from former Democratic Rep. Gabrielle Giffords. "Wayne will be doing the ice bucket challenge for ALS (Lou Gehrig's disease)," an NRA spokesman told Mediaite. "He will also be sending a check. He will do it when he returns from being on the road."

Gabby Giffords Just Gave The Ice Bucket Challenge To The Head Of The NRA

Former Congresswoman Gabby Giffords (D-Arizona), who became a leader of U.S. gun control movement after she was shot in the head in 2011, took the ice bucket charity challenge to the National Rifle Association on Thursday. After Congresswoman...Show More Summary

Rahm Emanuel defends Michael Bloomberg in wake of NRA criticism

Mayor Rahm Emanuel voiced support on Twitter for Michael Bloomberg after the National Rifle Association purchased ad time to attack the former New York mayor's gun control work.

CBS Defends Michael Bloomberg From NRA, Claims They Are ‘Getting Personal’

On Wednesday, August 20, CBS This Morning promoted a new ad campaign by the National Rifle Association “going after former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg” a major gun control advocate. During the news brief, CBS’s Ben Tracy played up how one ad is “getting personal. Show More Summary

Media Carry Water For NRA's False Attack Ad That Claims Michael Bloomberg Wants To Ban Guns

Media outlets are uncritically reporting the false claim in a new attack ad from the National Rifle Association that gun safety advocate Michael Bloomberg wants to "ban... your guns." In fact, Bloomberg supports the right to own a gun. The...Show More Summary

NRA targets former NYC Mayor Mike Bloomberg with aggressive new ad

He's long gone from office, but the National Rifle Association has Mike Bloomberg on its mind.

McConnell In Another Bloomberg Controversy

The National Rifle Association just sent out a non-candidate approved mailer in Kentucky stating, "'Senator Mitch McConnell will stop the “gun control agenda” of President Obama and former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg'". So far, so good. Show More Summary

Conservative Columnist: Kick Ted Nugent Out Of National Rifle Association Leadership

Rapid City Journal columnist Frank Carroll, a member of the National Rifle Association, is calling for NRA board member Ted Nugent and "anyone else who either backs him or avoids their responsibility to confront him" to be removed from...Show More Summary

NRA Loses Love For Charlie Crist

The once hardcore “Conservative Republican” and staunch supporter of the National Rifle Association, Democrat Charlie Crist, has just received a “D” rating from the national gun rights organization that once gave him their full-throated endorsement. Show More Summary

How Ted Nugent Repaid The Newspaper That Hosted His Concert

After the Toledo Blade received months of criticism for reluctantly hosting National Rifle Association board member Ted Nugent at their food and music festival, the conservative commentator repaid the Ohio paper by declaring that "So...Show More Summary

Gun Rights For The Blind: NRA Video Says Blind People Should Carry Guns In Public

Gun rights should extend to the blind, who not only should be permitted to “own any guns they want” but should also be encouraged to carry guns in public. That’s the opinion of Dom Raso, a frequent National Rifle Association commentator, who says he is also a former Navy SEAL, as expressed in a new

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