Trend Results : "National Rifle Association"

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National Rifle Association's Televised News Show Canceled

The Sportsman Channel has decided to not renew the National Rifle Association's (NRA) weekday news show, Cam & Company, ending the program's two-and-a-half year run on the outdoor-themed network. The hour-long show served as a vehicle for the NRA's frequent misinformation and extremism on the issue of gun violence. Show More Summary

I own guns. But I hate the NRA.

Some time after I bought my first gun, I got a robocall from the National Rifle Association, asking me to join. After the customary "Please stay on the line..." from a pleasant but earnest voice, I recoiled from the barkings of an angry-sounding man: "Did I know that Barack Hussein Obama and European...

NRA's Ted Nugent Praises Use Of The Word "Nigger"

National Rifle Association board member Ted Nugent distorted recent comments President Obama made on the race issue in America to defend the use of the N-word including its racist use by former LAPD detective Mark Fuhrman. In a JuneShow More Summary

Americans Have the Right to be Free…From Guns

last weekNews : Truthdig

As long as gun control is a cause linked to ideology and party—and as long as the National Rifle Association and its allies claim a monopoly on individual rights arguments—reasonable steps will be ground to death by the Washington Obstruction Machine.

NRA News Regular: Charleston Shooting Victims' Relatives Showed "Serious Weakness" By Forgiving Gunman

During an appearance on the National Rifle Association's radio show, conservative radio host Tony Katz said relatives of the victims of the Charleston church shooting showed "serious weakness" in forgiving the accused gunman and suggested...Show More Summary

Obama blames gun lobby ‘grip’ on Congress for lax US gun laws

last weekNews : The Raw Story

President Barack Obama blamed public apathy combined with the tight “grip” on Congress of the National Rifle Association, the powerful U.S. gun lobby, for blocking stricter gun laws. Speaking during an interview recorded on Friday, just two days after the mass shooting at a black church...

NRA executive suggests slain Charleston pastor to blame for gun deaths

last weekNews : The Newsroom

A National Rifle Association executive in Texas has come under fire for suggesting that a South Carolina lawmaker and pastor slain with eight members of his congregation bears some of the blame for his opposition to permitting concealed handguns in church. Show More Summary

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

2 weeks agoNews : 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

2 weeks agoNews : 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, 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

2 weeks agoHumor : 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

2 weeks agoNews : 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'

2 weeks agoNews : 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

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