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Gun Control: Quote of the Week

Asked if he could outspend the National Rifle Association (NRA), former NYC Mayor Mike Bloomberg casually replied, “Oh sure.” (Forbes estimates his net worth at $33 billion) Bloomberg, who strongly supports gun control,  added  “I’m not the only funder of … Continue reading ?

NRA to Host ‘First of Its Kind’ Fundraiser in Houston Sunday

In what is being called a “first of its kind” event, the National Rifle Association’s (NRA) Institute for Legislative Action (ILA) is stepping out in a fundraising event with conservative radio talk-show host Michael Berry in Houston, Texas, Sunday March 16. Show More Summary

19 States Join Lawsuit Against NJ Gun Law

They all understand. If they don’t stand, they’re next: Nineteen states as well as the powerful National Rifle Association have joined the case’s plaintiff John Drake, who in his lawsuit claims he was denied a permit following a thwarted robbery attempt on his Sussex County business. Drake lost his appeal before a three-judge panel of the 3rd U.S. Show More Summary

NRA Leaders Try To Insulate Organization From Board Member Ted Nugent's Obama Slur

After ducking the controversy over National Rifle Association board member Ted Nugent calling President Obama a "subhuman mongrel," NRA leaders at last week's Conservative Political Action Conference tried to shield the organizationShow More Summary

Five Laughably Paranoid Claims From NRA's Wayne LaPierre At CPAC

It is no secret that National Rifle Association executive vice president Wayne LaPierre is known to use over-the-top conspiratorial and paranoid rhetoric to make it appear that the NRA is constantly locked in a life or death struggle...Show More Summary

NRA Official At CPAC: Healthcare Reform Part Of Obama Plot To "Destroy The Family" And "Silence The Church"

Speaking at the 2014 Conservative Political Action Conference, conservative columnist Ken Blackwell, who also holds leadership positions at the National Rifle Association (NRA) and Family Research Council (FRC), used health care reform...Show More Summary

NRA’s Wayne LaPierre addresses #CPAC2014

National Rifle Association (NRA) Executive Vice President and CEO Wayne LaPierre is expected to take the stage to speak at CPAC 2014 at 2:30pm ET today, coverage begins at 2:15pm ET. Legal Insurrection reader Dmacleo sent us a note that it

Tom Tancredo Latest Republican Candidate To Tap NRA's Racist Ted Nugent For Campaign Work

National Rifle Association board member Ted Nugent is fundraising for Republican Colorado gubernatorial candidate Tom Tancredo weeks after Texas gubernatorial hopeful Greg Abbott caused a firestorm of controversy for campaigning with...Show More Summary

Daily Caller Publishes NRA's Paranoid Fundraising Pitch

Conservative website The Daily Caller published in its entirety an over-the-top fundraising pitch from National Rifle Association executive vice president Wayne LaPierre that suggested the only way to save America is to buy an NRA membership. The...Show More Summary

TIMELINE: Ted Nugent's Racist Obama Comment Shakes Up Texas Governor's Race

Controversy surrounding Republican Texas gubernatorial hopeful Greg Abbott's decision to campaign with National Rifle Association board member and conservative columnist Ted Nugent -- after Nugent called President Obama a "subhuman mongrel"...Show More Summary

NRA Lobbyist Details Post-Newtown Attack On Connecticut Gun Safety Supporters

The National Rifle Association's Connecticut lobbyist detailed a plan to remove from office lawmakers who voted for bipartisan gun safety legislation following the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School and boastfully suggested that...Show More Summary

PolitiFact Finds NRA's Ted Nugent Greatly Exaggerated His Law Enforcement Credentials

PolitiFact reports that National Rifle Association board member and Outdoor Channel spokesperson Ted Nugent exaggerated his law enforcement credentials, which included his claim that he is "a cop in Lake County, Michigan" and that he "conduct[s] federal raids with the DEA and ATF and U.S. Show More Summary

Sonoran Desert Institute Partners with Texas State Rifle Association

The Sonoran Desert Institute (SDI), one of the nation’s premier distance learning schools for gunsmithing and firearms technology, is proud to announce a new strategic partnership with the Texas State Rifle Association, the largest firearms and shoot...

OL Heading to First-Ever 'National Whitetail Summit'

2 months agoHobbies / Hunting : Big Buck Zone

We gun owners meet once a year at the big National Rifle Association convention. Elk hunters migrate annually to Elk Camp, while turkey hunters flock up at the National Wild Turkey Federation convention. And, it seems, the entire outdoor...Show More Summary

Media Misread Polling Data To Conclude Ted Nugent's Racist Comment Helped Abbott

Media covering the controversy over Republican Texas gubernatorial hopeful Greg Abbott's decision to campaign with inflammatory National Rifle Association board member Ted Nugent are touting a poll showing Abbott with an 11 point lead as proof that Nugent has not hurt Abbott's campaign. Show More Summary

Ex NRA-Chief Calls British Gun Laws "Goofy" at Meeting In UK Parliament

The former head of America’s National Rifle Association today called British gun laws “goofy” in a meeting in the UK Parliament. David Keene, who also served in the Nixon administration, and was until recently the Chairman of the American...Show More Summary

MSNBC, HBO Scold NRA, NSSF for Giving 'Young Kids Access to Guns'

On February 24th, MSNBC's Chris Hayes was joined by HBO's Jon Frankel to report that the National Rifle Association (NRA) and the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) fight to allow "young kids to access guns." To make this case,...Show More Summary

The Supreme Court has declined to hear a National Rifle Association challenge to state laws that for

2 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Gawker

The Supreme Court has declined to hear a National Rifle Association challenge to state laws that forbid under-21s from buying handguns. So there's that. Read more...

Justices deny review of gun-rights appeals

(CNN) – The Supreme Court for now is staying out of the hot-button issue of concealed weapons laws. The Justices on Monday declined to review two cases brought by the National Rifle Association that deal with whether those age 18-20 can buy and then carry handguns in public for self-defense. The justices gave no reason […]

NRA's Nugent Warns Of "Power Struggle Between The Different Races" As U.S. Becomes Like Nazi Germany

National Rifle Association board member Ted Nugent suggested that the Obama administration is causing a "power struggle between the different races," in a similar manner to the events that preceded the Holocaust. Nugent, who also represents...Show More Summary

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