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Bloomberg Pledges $50 Million to Fight NRA

Michael Bloomberg is investing a chunk of his personal fortune to minimize the influence of the National Rifle Association. The former New York City mayor pledged $50 million to his new group Everytown for Gun Safety. The new organization plans to compete against the NRA by adopting its playbook. Show More Summary

How will Mike Bloomberg speak to moms?

When Michael Bloomberg announced on Tuesday that he was going to spend $50 million to challenge the National Rifle Association, his words got almost as much attention as his money. In a New York Times story, the billionaire and former mayor of New York City said he would be spending $50 million this year to […]

Deep-Pocketed NRA Attacks New Group For Spending Large Amounts Of Money On Gun Safety

The National Rifle Association's top lobbyist reacted to the formation of new gun violence prevention group Everytown for Gun Safety by calling the group's founder, former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, a "billionaire nanny"Show More Summary

5 Ways Gun Safety Advocates Are Taking Up The NRA Playbook

One year after Congress failed to pass a background check bill that 90 percent of Americans supported, groups to combat the National Rifle Association are pledging to take the gun lobby head on like never before. The post 5 Ways Gun Safety Advocates Are Taking Up The NRA Playbook appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Mike fires back

Every day in America, guns cut short 86 lives. Yet year after year, their fingers plugging their ears to shut out the gunfire and weeping mourners, lawmakers cower before the National Rifle Association and its allies.

Bloomberg Plans To Spend $50 Million To Fight NRA

Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg has decided to take on the National Rifle Association in his first post-office political contest. Bloomberg is pledging to spend $50 million to build a cross-country gun control activist organization.

WaPo Reporter: Gun Laws Fail Because Democrats ‘Are in the Pocket of the NRA’

4 days agoNews : Mediaite

The Washington Post's Nia-Malika Henderson told MSNBC's Chris Jansing on Wednesday added that Democrats, as well as Republicans, "are in the pocket" of the National Rifle Association and avoided casting a vote that could put them on the wrong side of that organization.

Former NY Mayor To Spend $50 Million On Anti-Gun Drive

Michael Bloomberg will put some of his considerable fortune toward fighting the gun lobby. The initiative’s political target is the powerful pro-gun lobby, including the National Rifle Association, that spends millions of dollars each year to back gun-rights supporters. Show More Summary

Michael Bloomberg on Gun Control: 'This Is a Battle for the Hearts and Minds of America'

Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg promoted his new $50 million gun control campaign on NBC’s “Today” show this morning, in an aggressive financial push to fight the National Rifle Association’s influence on gun policy. Bloomberg...Show More Summary

Michael Bloomberg Is Planning The Most Ambitious Challenge To The NRA Yet

Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is planning the most ambitious direct challenge to the National Rifle Association for clout in Washington on the issues of gun control and gun violence. Bloomberg is prepared to spend $50 million this year alone on the issue, The New York Times' Jeremy Peters reports. Show More Summary

Sarah Palin, NFL Star, Country Legends to Headline NRA Convention

The annual National Rifle Association convention will be held later this month in Indianapolis. Attendees will be treated to a host of exhibitors selling firearms and an appearance by one of the biggest guns of all, Sarah Palin. TheShow More Summary

NRA Picks Reverend Who Blamed Sandy Hook On Secularism To Keynote Prayer Breakfast

The 2014 National Rifle Association annual meeting's prayer breakfast will be keynoted by a reverend who claimed that the December 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre "is what happens when a society turns its back on God" by separating religion from public education or government. According to the NRA, Dr. Show More Summary

Packing More Heat Will Result in More Killings

When public support for gun control peaked after the Newtown mass murder, the National Rifle Association decided to double down. The NRA called in all its political chips to vigorously and successfully block even the mildest and most...Show More Summary

Liberals and Conservatives aren’t What They Used to be

Chicago, IL--I can remember growing up in the Windy City. The Democrats I was familiar with were the guardians of privacy and liberty. President John F. Kennedy was a life member of the National Rifle Association. You could enter any public building or airport without being searched like a criminal. Show More Summary

NRA's Ted Nugent: "Gun Owners Must Learn From Rosa Parks And Definitely Refuse To Give Up Our Guns"

National Rifle Association board member Ted Nugent wrote that opponents of gun safety laws "must learn from Rosa Parks and definitely refuse to give up our guns," citing a Connecticut law that banned assault weapons following the use...Show More Summary

There Will Only Be About 5 Places You Can’t Bring A Gun In Georgia If This Bill Passes #Amurica

When the National Rifle Association labels a bill the most "comprehensive gun bill" in recent state history, rest assured that the legislation will be filled with so much "WTF" that any reasonable person's head will explode. More » There Will Only Be About 5 Places You Can’t Bring A Gun In Georgia If This Bill Passes #Amurica is a post from Mommyish - Parenting Imperfect.

Blast From The Past: The Worst Ted Nugent Interview Of All Time

In a 1990 interview now available online for the first time, National Rifle Association board member and Outdoor Channel spokesperson Ted Nugent defended apartheid in South Africa, said that he uses racial expletives because he "hang[s]...Show More Summary

NRA's Newest Smear On Surgeon General Nominee: "Doctors Are A Lot More Dangerous Than Gun Owners"

Continuing the National Rifle Association's smear of surgeon general nominee Vivek Murthy as anti-gun, the NRA's media arm is now claiming that "doctors are a lot more dangerous than gun owners in this country" because of deaths caused...Show More Summary

Knife Rights’ Freedom’s Steel III Benefits NRA-ILA and the Second Amendment

Knife Rights has donated Freedom's Steel III - Shall Not Be Infringed, an extraordinary custom knife collaboration, to the National Rifle Association's Institute for Legislative Action (NRA-ILA) in appreciation for their support of Knife Rights' legisl...

Breitbart Texas Exclusive: NRA Sets Sights on Obama Nominee (Video)

HOUSTON, TEXAS--Chris Cox, Executive Director for the National Rifle Association’s (NRA) Institute for Legislative Action (ILA) spoke with Breitbart Texas’ Bob Price about plans to block President Obama’s anti-gun rights nominee for Surgeon General, Dr. Show More Summary

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