National Rifle Association board member Ted Nugent called MSNBC host and civil rights activist Al Sharpton a "racist mongrel" and claimed that the only racism he can discern in the United States is "coming out of the White House" during...Show More Summary
Florida lawmakers on Tuesday advanced a bill that would allow gun owners to carry concealed weapons when they evacuate during hurricanes or other emergencies. The legislation, supported by the National Rifle Association, would give gun owners a 48-hour exemption from needing a license to carry a...
A new viral video that highlights ways guns have been involved in tragedies is drawing heavy criticism from conservative media and from a National Rifle Association affiliate group that wants a criminal investigation into the it's creation,...Show More Summary
A new commentary video from the National Rifle Association argues that the Obama administration's policies on firearms are inspired by the murderous Amy Dunne character from Gone Girl. In a March 18 video for the NRA News commentaryShow More Summary
In this era of open government and data transparency, the demographics of gun ownership in the United States remain opaque. Which poses a conundrum for gun rights zealots. On the one hand, the National Rifle Association has pushed hard to limit collection and disclosure of gun purchase and ownership data. Show More Summary
Cam Edwards, the host of the National Rifle Association's television and radio shows, is backtracking on a claim in his biography that he is the recipient of a Heartland Emmy Award. After being contacted by Media Matters about multiple...Show More Summary
Huffington Post: Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) is a self-described “law-abiding gun owner, hunter, card-carrying life member of the National Rifle Association and Second Amendment advocate.” But on Thursday, he said he “strongly” opposes...Show More Summary
NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA Incorporated 1871 11250 Waples Mill Road, Fairfax, VA 22030 FAIRFAX, Va. – The National Rifle Association is now accepting applications for its annual competitive shooting camps for junior shooters. Show More Summary
In perhaps the first non-sarcastic use of the following question in the history of Balloon Juice, I ask you: What could possibly go wrong? Glenn Beck says he may drop his membership in the National Rifle Association amid (baseless) fears that the organization has been infiltrated by radical Islamists — a conspiracy theory that centers [Read more...]
Radio host Glenn Beck announced recently that he would quit the National Rifle Association completely if they re-elected Grover Norquist, whom he accused of being sympathetic to the Muslim Brotherhood, to its board. And during his radio show today, Beck announced that because of his comments, the NRA was now investigating Norquist's alleged secret Muslim-ness.
Glenn Beck is considering breaking ties with the National Rifle Association, but not for the reasons one might hope. The object of Beck's ire is not the pro-Second Amendment rights organization itself, but board member Grover Norquist,...Show More Summary
We've all seen dozens of articles touting a spike in gun sales and a surge in membership in gun groups like the National Rifle Association. But the number of gun owners and gun households in the United States is dropping. Could the tactics...Show More Summary
Glenn Beck is threatening to quitthe National Rifle Association over the long-debunked conspiracy theory that NRA board member and conservative activist Grover Norquist is an agent of the Muslim Brotherhood. Beck has appeared as a speaker...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON -- Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) is a self-described "law-abiding gun owner, hunter, card-carrying life member of the National Rifle Association and Second Amendment advocate." But on Thursday, he said he "strongly" opposes an...Show More Summary
The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms just halted a rule that would have banned a certain type of armor-piercing ammunition, leading Tuesday to a lot of absurd National Rifle Association bragging about its latest victory. “The lies used to justify the ban were shameful,” the NRA’s Chris Cox roared. “This proposal was never about law […]
NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA Incorporated 1871 11250 Waples Mill Road, Fairfax, VA 22030 FAIRFAX, Va. – The National Rifle Association announces that MidwayUSA, the internet retailer with “Just About Everything® for Shooting,...Show More Summary
Fairfax, Va. – The National Rifle Association (NRA) was instrumental in stalling the Obama Administration’s initial attempt to ban commonly used ammunition for the most popular rifle in America, the AR-15. The announcement that the Bureau...Show More Summary
Specifically, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF) is looking to ban ammunition used by AR-15, which is a popular type of bullet. Second Amendment advocates and the National Rifle Association are blasting this proposed ban as restrictive.
The guy with the guns is afraid? National Rifle Association President James W. Porter II devotes a recent column in the NRA's flagship publication to calling out me and every supporter of the Brady Campaign for leading a national conversation...Show More Summary
The National Rifle Association, a pro-Second Amendment gun rights group, warned its members and the general American population that the Obama administration’s ban on AR-15 ammunition could be extended to all hunting ammunition.