The results of an 18-month survey of advertisements in the National Rifle Association's (NRA) magazine, America's 1st Freedom, squared neatly with the gun group's own tendency to use to fear as a marketing tool. Media Matters reviewed...Show More Summary
I want to begin this correspondence by saying that I believe very much in what you've stood for over the years. Your organization has worked tirelessly to defend our nation's Second Amendment. Although I never took the time to join the NRA, I am a fan and believe the nation is indebted to your great work. Show More Summary
The National Rifle Association is doing what it does best, making sure that as many people have guns as possible, regardless of insignificant little details like the possibility that they might not be ideal Armed Citizens. Like, for instance, people found guilty of domestic violence. Show More Summary
If a man in New Orleans drives over to his girlfriend's home and beats her senseless, the National Rifle Association has his back. The post The NRA Rides To The Rescue Of Men Who Beat Up Their Dates In Louisiana appeared first on ThinkProgress.
The corpse that was America’s liberty until President Obama killed it is not even cold yet, but the National Rifle Association is already warning us of the extra-death of liberty that lies ahead, since Hillary Clinton “has formally declared...Show More Summary
National Rifle Association board member Ted Nugent attacked President Obama and gun safety advocates for calling attention to the deaths of children from guns, calling such efforts "The Big Lie" -- a phrase associated with Nazi propaganda. Gun...Show More Summary
We previously discussed the case of Jared Marcum, 14, who was suspended and arrested for wearing a t-shirt supporting the Second Amendment and the National Rifle Association. While many of us derided the arrest of a student (and the continuation of a trend toward criminalizing our schools), most people assumed that the police or prosecutors […]
The National Rifle Association's media arm is deliberately misrepresenting a proposed new law in North Carolina that would repeal background checks on private pistol sales, falsely claiming that it would merely shift required background...Show More Summary
Right on cue, the National Rifle Association has unveiled its 2016 presidential election conspiracy theory with the baseless claim that Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is harboring a secret plan to confiscate Americans' firearms. Show More Summary
David Codrea: The National Rifle Association last week called a U.S. Court of Appeals ruling, in favor of the American Civil Liberties Union and against Director of National Intelligence James Clapper, “a significant victory” and “a big loss for Big Brother.” The lawsuit challenged the National Security Agency’s position that collection of telephone “metadata” was […]
A newly expanded version of the National Rifle Association's flagship magazine has already featured racist and sexist content, a claim that gun owners are the victim of "institutionalized discrimination," and other inflammatory commentary. In recent weeks, the NRA has rebranded its magazine America's 1st Freedom. Show More Summary
If you haven't gotten a Mother's Day gift yet, you're almost out of time, but don't worry because the National Rifle Association (NRA) has your back. More » This Mother’s Day, The NRA Wants You To Give Mom An Accident Waiting To Happen is a post from Mommyish - Parenting Imperfect.
The National Rifle Association (NRA) is holding a Mother’s Day giveaway involving the same kind of gun a 2-year-old Idaho boy accidentally used to kill his mother earlier this year, Freak Out Nation reported. The group promoted the contest online, posting a picture of a Smith & Wesson...
The National Rifle Association is guilty of abusing donations for political purposes, asserts Rep. Mike Thompson (D-CA), chair of the House Gun...
The National Rifle Association announces MidwayUSA as title sponsor of its 2015 National Action Pistol Championship for the seventh consecutive year. Known commonly as the MidwayUSA & NRA Bianchi Cup for its world famous silver trophy, this major action pistol match will be held May 20-23, 2015 in Columbia, Missouri. Show More Summary
National Rifle Association (NRA) Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre relied on numerous falsehoods to claim that President Obama will move to ban sales of all firearm ammunition before he leaves office, thus making "the very real...Show More Summary
With all of those people marching and looting and hip-hopping in the streets again, the National Rifle Association’s social media experts have teamed up with Still Dead Andrew Breitbart’s Cyber Tickle Fest For Insecure Neckbeards toShow More Summary
We can always count on the National Rifle Association to incite fear after a tragedy. In the midst of the Baltimore uprising which was prompted by the death of Freddie Gray while in police custody, the NRA is touting the controversial “Stand Your Ground” self-defense laws. The NRA helped draft the nation’s first “Stand Your [...]
The National Rifle Association used riots in Baltimore to promote controversial "Stand Your Ground" self-defense laws by citing an article from conservative website Breitbart.com that claimed such laws "are an antidote for brazen in-your-face...Show More Summary
A new commentary feature in the National Rifle Association's magazine America's 1st Freedom included sexist descriptions of an Obama administration official and a racial slur that is used to describe people from India or the Middle East. The...Show More Summary