Donald Trump has called leaders of the National Rifle Association "great people" amid backlash against the organisation following a school shooting in Florida. "What many people don’t understand, or don’t want to understand, is thatShow More Summary
The head of America's National Rifle Association lashed out Thursday at critics of the powerful gun lobby, accusing them of exploiting last week's deadly school shooting in Florida for political advantage. In his first public comments...Show More Summary
Stick that in your rifle and smoke it, NRA. The National Rifle Association is used to being hated by a good portion of the American population — but after the Parkland mass shooting, they've done pissed off Leslie Knope, too. Following CNN's heated town hall on gun control on Wednesday night, the association tweeted a thank you [...]
CNN’s John Berman on Thursday slammed National Rifle Association leader Wayne LaPierre after his ‘combative, acerbic, conspiratorial speech’ at the Conservative Political Action Conference. Speaking during a CPAC event labelled “Special Programming,” LaPierre accused the media, Democrats and...
One week after 17 people were killed in a school massacre in Florida the head of the National Rifle Association accused gun rights advocates and the media for taking advantage of victim’s grief.
Time Magazine reports: Wayne LaPierre, the National Rifle Association’s Executive Vice President, said at the Conservative Political Action Conference Thursday that politicians and the media are exploiting the deadly Florida school shooting...Show More Summary
The National Rifle Association is aggressively attacking the "mainstream media" in the aftermath of the mass shooting at a Florida school last week. Gun rights activist Colion Noir said in a new NRA TV video that the "mainstream media...Show More Summary
If you just listened to what National Rifle Association national spokesperson Dana Loesch said on Wednesday’s CNN Town Hall on gun violence, you might think that the NRA’s positions on background checks and bump stocks are quite reasonable. The Tea Party co-founder and conservative radio host turned NRA flak responded to questions from survivors of last week’s horrific […]
The Parks and Recreation crew have a message for the National Rifle Association: stay far away from Leslie Knope. Cast and crew members of the NBC sitcom put the NRA on blast after the gun lobbyists used a GIF of Amy Poehler's character...Show More Summary
Joshua Roberts/Reuters A week after the deadly shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, the National Rifle Association found a new culprit on which to cast blame: the media. In a series of tweets and appearances...Show More Summary
National Rifle Association chief Wayne LaPierre on Thursday attacked rank-and-file FBI agents for not doing enough to undermine their own leadership — and he called on them to mount a “resistance” to their leaders to prove their patriotism. Speaking at the Conservative Political...
In the days after a mass shooting, the National Rifle Association usually stays completely silent, its social media accounts on lockdown. The move comes as the NRA appears to be attempting to dial down attention to the speech that longtime leader Wayne LaPierre is scheduled to give at CPAC later this week. Show More Summary
Survivors of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas high school massacre in Parkland, Florida, and victim’s parents joined politicians, local sheriff Scott Israel, and Dana Loesch of the National Rifle Association in a town hall discussion hosted by CNN. Show More Summary
Ron Brownstein: “The shifting geography of the electoral battlefield is providing gun-control advocates their best opportunity in years to tilt the balance on the issue in Congress.” “Since the early 1990s, the National Rifle Association has sustained an impregnable congressional [...]
“Whenever there is a mass shooting, the National Rifle Association has a well-rehearsed response: Say very little until the inevitable discussion about gun control cools down,” the New York Times reports. “But as the leaders of the country’s most influential [...]
During a heated CNN-hosted town hall event on Wednesday night, National Rifle Association spokeswoman Dana Loesch told survivors of the Parkland, Florida school shooting that she was “fighting” for them.
Student survivors and others trying to drive reform in the wake of last week’s mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, have passionately denounced the National Rifle Association.
An audience of some 7,000 people booed Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Florida) multiple times during his appearance at a town hall event Wednesday where he refused to say he’d stop accepting donations from the National Rifle Association.
A student who survived the deadly Parkland school shooting in Florida asked Republican Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida if he would "not accept a single donation from the [National Rifle Association]." Rubio reportedly received two donations...Show More Summary
Dana Loesch, a spokeswoman for the National Rifle Association took some pointed questions during a raucous CNN town-hall event on gun violence Wednesday night. The gathering featured students, educators, politicians, law-enforcementShow More Summary