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NRA Board Member Blames Pastor for Church Deaths

A board member for the National Rifle Association blamed the gun-control position of South Carolina state Sen. Clementa Pinckney, a pastor who was killed in Wednesday night's shooting at a historic black church in Charleston, for the...Show More Summary

NRA official: I was speaking as a ‘private citizen’ when I blamed Clementa Pinckney for his own death

last monthNews : The Raw Story

National Rifle Association (NRA) board member Charles Cotton tried to explain his attempt to blame South Carolina state Sen. Clementa Pinckney (D) for his own death — which he has since deleted, the Washington Post reported. “It was a discussion we were having about so called gun-free...

NRA Official Blames Dead Pastor For Charleston Church Shooting

A National Rifle Association (NRA) official is blaming the dead pastor of the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church for the deadly shooting that took place there, Mashable is reporting. As previously reported by The Inquisitr, Clementa...Show More Summary

NRA Board Member Blames Slain Emanuel AME Pastor for Congregants’ Deaths 

National Rifle Association board member Charles L. Cotton opined on an online gun-rights forum that if deceased Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal pastor Clementa Pinckney had allowed congregants to carry weapons into the Charleston, S.C., church, innocent people might not have died, the Washington Post reports.

Guns in America: For every criminal killed in self-defense, 34 innocent people die

"The only way to stop a bad guy with a gun is with a good guy with a gun." says Wayne LaPierre, the vice president of the National Rifle Association. That's become the kernel of the NRA's response to recent mass shooting tragedies -- if only more people carried guns for protection, the thinking goes, […]

NRA Board Member Blames Slain Reverend for Charleston Deaths, Once Lamented “Loss” of Civil War

National Rifle Association board member Charles L. Cotton blamed slain reverend and South Carolina state Senator Clementa Pinckney for the deaths in his congregation after the massacre at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church. Show More Summary

NRA officals blames pastor for Charleston church shooting

last monthNews : NY Daily News

A National Rifle Association official is blaming the victims in Wednesday night’s ghastly church shooting in Charleston, S.C.

An NRA board member blamed a murdered pastor for the deaths in Charleston

Charles L. Cotton is a National Rifle Association board member who also runs TexasCHLForum.com, an online discussion forum about guns and guns rights in Texas and beyond. In a discussion thread yesterday, a commenter noted that one of the 9 people slain at a Charleston church, Clementa C. Pinkney, was a pastor and a state legislator in […]

News in Brief: NRA Starts Up Their Shit About What Would Be Even Greater Injustice

last monthHumor : The Onion

FAIRFAX, VA—In the wake of Wednesday’s mass shooting that left nine dead at a church in South Carolina, sources confirmed today that National Rifle Association officials had already started up with their shit about what would be an even greater injustice. Show More Summary

NRA Board Member Blames Murdered Reverend For Death Of His Congregants In Charleston Church Mass Shooting

National Rifle Association board member Charles L. Cotton wrote that the victims of a mass shooting in a Charleston, South Carolina church died because of Reverend Clementa Pinckney's advocacy for gun safety laws. Pinckney, along with...Show More Summary

NRA board member blames Charleston shooting deaths on pastor’s vote against guns in churches

last monthNews : The Raw Story

A board member for the National Rifle Association blamed pastor and South Carolina state Sen. Clementa Pinckney for not only his own death, but the deaths of eight others in Wednesday night’s terrorist attack at his church, Think Progress reported on Thursday night. Charles “Chas”...

In Leaked Memo, the NRA Responds to Child Shootings

(The below email from National Rifle Association (NRA) CEO Wayne LaPierre was forwarded to your humble correspondent, who feels it his civic duty to share with the public, in light of the fact that American kids are accidentally, but...Show More Summary

The Trace, Bloomberg-Backed Journalism Startup, Tackles Gun Violence 'Epidemic'

last monthNews : Huffington Post

NEW YORK -- Gun enthusiasts have plenty of options for industry news and firearms reviews. And the National Rifle Association boasts its own media arm to amplify any perceived threats against Second Amendment. What’s missing in the gun-media...Show More Summary

Gun Groups, Right-Wing Media Collectively Fearmonger Over Years-Old Proposal To Keep Guns From Domestic Abusers

Conservative media and the National Rifle Association (NRA) are fearmongering over a supposed "new" Obama administration regulation to limit the ability of convicted domestic abusers to buy firearms. In reality, the regulation wouldShow More Summary

D.C. watchdog group calls for feds to probe alleged violations by NRA

A watchdog group asked the Internal Revenue Service to investigate the National Rifle Association for failing to disclose $33.5 million in political expenditures on its tax returns over a six-year period.

Training with Laser Sights

Crimson Trace has put together a series of training videos about the use of laser sights. These videos were produced with the help of the Education and Training Division of the National Rifle Association. Instructors from the Gunsite Academy are featured in the videos, as is the Gunsite training facility. Show More Summary

Guns stay locked up in San Francisco

2 months agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

"The U.S. Supreme Court rejected efforts by gun owners and the National Rifle Association on Monday to halt San Francisco’s enforcement of a 2007 ordinance requiring residents to keep handguns locked when stored at home." (via SFGat...

NRA Embraces Deceptive Description Of GOP Rep's Guns-For-Felons Proposal

The National Rifle Association is falsely characterizing a legislative proposal from Rep. Ken Buck (R-CO) that would allow felons to petition the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) for restoration of their gunShow More Summary

NRA Attacks Virginia Tech Shooting Survivors Who Advocate For Stronger Gun Laws

An article in the National Rifle Association's (NRA) "official journal" attacked survivors of the 2007 mass shooting at Virginia Tech for using the tragedy to advocate for stronger gun laws. On April 16, 2007, a gunman at Virginia Tech opened fire in a dormitory and several classrooms, fatally shooting 32 people and wounding 17 others. Show More Summary

NRA: "Splurge On A New Gun" For National Gun Violence Awareness Day

The National Rifle Association (NRA) used its online magazine to encourage readers to "splurge on a new gun" to mark National Gun Violence Awareness Day, a nationwide event that commemorates victims of gun violence. Americans are wearing...Show More Summary

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