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NRA's Ted Nugent Reacts To Concert Cancellation By Comparing Critics To Nazi Propagandist

National Rifle Association board member Ted Nugent lashed out after the cancellation of an upcoming concert, claiming his critics are like Nazi chief propagandist Joseph Goebbels. On July 21 the Coeur d'Alene Tribe announced that Nugent...Show More Summary

How The National Rifle Association Misappropriates The Holocaust

The National Rifle Association has once again drawn condemnation from a Jewish group after one of its lobbyists invoked the Holocaust to attack a Washington state ballot initiative to expand background checks on gun sales. Despite regular...Show More Summary

Jewish Group Calls For Resignation Of NRA Lobbyist For Remarks On The Holocaust

The Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle is taking umbrage after a National Rifle Association lobbyist recently made remarks comparing a gun-control effort in Washington state to Nazi Germany, according to KOMO News. The group is located at the site of a mass shooting in 2006 which makes the lobbyist’s remarks even more disconcerting for the members [...]

NRA's top lawyer was convicted of murdering his girlfriend's mother in 1964

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The cover story for Mother Jones this month is about Bob Dowlut, NRA's general counsel, "who for 30 years has been the architect of the National Rifle Association's legal and cultural agenda." (Gawker) Monika Bauerlein, co-editor ofShow More Summary

The NRA's Top Lawyer Was Once Convicted Of Murder

The National Rifle Association's top lawyer, who has been instrumental in shaping gun policy in the U.S., was once convicted of murdering a woman in Indiana, according to an investigation by Mother Jones. Robert J. Dowlut, general counsel for the NRA, reportedly admitted to police in 1963 that he killed his girlfriend's mother. Show More Summary

The NRA's Top Attorney Was Convicted of Murder in 1964

According to recently unearthed court records, Bob Dowlut—who for 30 years has been the architect of the National Rifle Association's legal and cultural agenda—was sentenced to life in an Indiana prison for shooting a shopkeeper during a robbery before murdering a single mother with the same gun. Read more...

The NRA's Most Ridiculous Video (So Far) Calls for Government Subsidized Free Ammunition

The National Rifle Association (NRA) has been responsible for countless nonsensical, totally illogical and sadistically irrational pro-gun slogans. It's kind of what the NRA does. Its executive vice president and chief crackpot, Wayne LaPierre is a never-ending geyser of these easy-to-repeat yet easily debunkable slogans. Show More Summary

How The NRA Is Trying To Clean Up Its Bizarre Mandatory Gun Training For Kids Proposal

The National Rifle Association is trying to smooth over the extreme ideas presented in a recent video suggesting children should have to receive mandatory gun training "to advance to the next grade" by mischaracterizing the video and...Show More Summary

Prof. Brian Anse Patrick releases "Zombology"

A bit of background: the good professor is a CCW instructor and author of "The Ten Commandments of Propaganda," "The National Rifle Association and the Media: The Motivating Force of Negative Coverage," and "Rise of the Anti-Media: In-Forming America's Concealed...

About Face? SEIU Pumps Guns To Members For Politics

Labor Union Report One would think that, after paying protesters to protest against the National Rifle Association, the nation’s most Marxist progressive union wouldn’t want its name associated with giving away guns…or, in this case, raffling them to some lucky member.

We Watched This Insanely Ridiculous NRA Video So You Don’t Have To

The National Rifle Association (NRA) has been responsible for countless nonsensical, totally illogical and sadistically irrational pro-gun slogans. It’s kind of what the NRA does. Its executive vice president and chief crackpot, Wayne LaPierre is a never-ending geyser of these easy-to-repeat yet easily debunkable slogans. So it came as no surprise when the NRA released [...]

NRA Member: Make Kids Shoot Guns to Graduate

National Rifle Association commentator Billy Johnson this week proposed that children be forced to learn shooting skills in order to graduate as part of a plan to enact "gun-required zones" in the United States, and use taxpayer money to subsidize firearm purchases. Show More Summary

NRA Commentator: Kids Should Be Required to Learn How to Shoot a Gun in School  

Media Matters snagged a rather startling example of what passes for thought-provoking commentary at NRA News, which is a news-and-commentary site for the National Rifle Association. The video is called "Everyone Gets A Gun" and features...Show More Summary

NRA Floats Idea Of Kids Needing To Show Gun Proficiency "To Advance To The Next Grade"

A new commentary video from the National Rifle Association suggests we can live up to the Founding Fathers' ideals by creating "gun-required zones," and making gun training for children "necessary to advance to the next grade." In a July 21 NRA News video titled "Everyone Gets A Gun," NRA News commentator Billy Johnson said, "We don't have a U.S. Show More Summary

Ted Nugent Dumped By Indian Tribe For Being Racist And Awful

Controversial rocker Ted Nugent has a bit more free time this summer, as Idaho’s Coeur d’Alene Tribe has canceled his scheduled August 4 performance at their venue. Nugent, noted draft dodger and National Rifle Association proponent, was dumped by the Coeur d’Alene Tribe this week, after the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC)’s Hatewatch project got

NRA's Ted Nugent: "Stupid" Poor Americans Have "Bling-Bling" And Access To "Clean Water"

National Rifle Association board member Ted Nugent demonized those in poverty, describing them as "stupid" and having "no one to blame but themselves," while attacking their access to "luxuries" such as "air-conditioning," "bling-bling,"...Show More Summary

Gun Safety Group: It Would Be Great If the NRA Represented Their Members, Not Just Gun Manufacturers (Video)

National Rifle Association, meet the group, Everytown for Gun Safety. The gun sense group is sending every candidate in Congress a 10-question survey on gun laws. On Alan Colmes’ radio show Thursday night, the host interviewed the head of Michael Bloomberg’s gun control group, Everytown for Gun Safety, John Feinblatt, who explicitly states that they [...]

NRA's Ted Nugent: Americans Spat On MLK's Grave By Electing Obama

National Rifle Association board member Ted Nugent wrote that some people who supported President Obama "defiled the sacrifices and vision of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and spat on his grave" because they voted for Obama "based on the...Show More Summary

The Bipartisan Sportsmen’s Act, or Hunting for Cover on Guns

Despite objections from a handful of Democrats, the Senate voted on Monday to move forward with a pro-hunting bill that has delighted most gun rights groups, including the National Rifle Association. Introduced by embattled incumbent Sen. Show More Summary

NRA: Gun Regulations Are "Equally As Unconstitutional" As Jim Crow Laws

A new commentary from the National Rifle Association claims that laws relating to the buying, owning, and carrying of firearms are "equally as unconstitutional" as Jim Crow laws that created legal racial discrimination in the UnitedShow More Summary

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