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NRA On Ray Rice: "All Anti-Gunners Around The World" Are "Providing An Example To Young Men That It's Okay To Beat Women"

The National Rifle Association is commenting on NFL player Ray Rice's violent attack on his then-fiancée, speciously claiming that gun safety advocates are "providing an example to young men that it's okay to beat women as long as you can throw a football." This wild attack comes as the NRA is actively opposing legislation in the U.S. Show More Summary

NRA hopes to influence three key Senate races

The National Rifle Association will weigh in on three of this year's key Senate races with a multimillion dollar ad buy beginning Wednesday. The NRA effort is aimed at boosting Republican Senate challengers in Arkansas, Colorado and North Carolina - the outcomes of which could likely determine which party controls the chamber. The group's campaign […]

How the NRA Degrades and Objectifies Women

Recently the National Rifle Association has aimed to boost its appeal among women. Last year it launched its "new and improved" NRA Women's TV Network, and it has hired several accomplished female gun enthusiasts as official NRA News commentators. Show More Summary

Washington Gun Control Ballot Measure Would Criminalize Common Firing Range Occurrence

A gun control ballot measure expected in the upcoming elections in Washington State could turn law-abiding citizens into criminals by the thousands at places like gun shows and gun ranges. According to the National Rifle AssociationShow More Summary

Cornyn Endorsed By NRA; Alameel Silent On Gun Rights

AUSTIN, Texas -- On Monday, the National Rifle Association Political Victory Fund (NRA-PVF) endorsed Senator John Cornyn (R-Texas) for re-election. The NRA-PVF, the political wing of the national gun rights organization, was enthusiastic...Show More Summary

The NRA Is Trying To Reach Out To Women, But This Is How It Talks About Campus Sexual Assault

Amidst the National Rifle Association's ongoing outreach effort recruiting women, the gun group's radio show ran a segment that dismissed "so many" campus sexual assault cases as "two people being drunk at a party hooking up and then...Show More Summary

Extra Extra: Illinois State Rifle Association Compares Rev. Pfleger to ISIS.

The Illinois State Rifle Association is comparing Rev. Michael Pfleger to ISIS. Yes, that ISIS. [ more › ]

The Weapons Case Against Jeezy is Very Weak

It appears that the illegal firearms case brought against Jeezy and 5 of his associates last week by police in Irvine, CA could fall apart very soon. According to TMZ, the AK-47 assault rifle that was found on the rapper’s tour bus, and which prompted the arrests, is legally registered to Jeezy’s head of security. […]

NRA Now Preaching Way Beyond Gun Rights With Right-Wing Talking Points

Wayne LaPierre says he wants to reach people who believe “America is off the rails,” and so the National Rifle Association’s message has gone way beyond gun issues. The gun lobby’s campaign, launched in the last 10 days, uncharacteristically delves into issues far beyond the Second Amendment to explore the IRS scandal, media elitism and [...]

Media Reporter Erik Wemple Questions The Wash. Times' Relationship With The NRA

Washington Post media reporter Erik Wemple is raising questions about the Washington Times' relationship with the National Rifle Association after the paper ran a "Special Report" sponsored by the gun group featuring several articles...Show More Summary

NRA News Criticizes "Exploitative" Media Coverage Of Child Shooting Instructor With Uzi

While the National Rifle Association has been conspicuously silent on a gun accident at an Arizona shooting range that left an instructor dead, the NRA's media arm -- NRA News -- criticized the "great deal of exploitative coverage" and...Show More Summary

NRA Faces Backlash for Tweeting '7 Ways Children Can Have Fun at Shooting Range' After Girl Shoots Instructor Dead

Sometimes the words "too soon" apply strongly to a crude joke or a statement made about something tragic that has happened. Although the National Rifle Association (NRA) wasn't trying to strike controversy when it tweeted from its @NRAWomen...Show More Summary

NRA Publishes Ill-Timed Tweet: ‘Children Can Have Fun At The Shooting Range’

The National Rifle Association is under fire for publishing a tweet promoting shooting ranges for children, just two days after a nine-year-old girl accidentally shot and killed an instructor in northwest Arizona. According to The Huffington Post, the NRA published a tweet on Wednesday afternoon though its NRA Women account that read “7 Ways Children

American Moms Aren't Buying What the NRA Is Selling

The National Rifle Association is in a quandary. The organization's leadership, which is sullied by a long history of sexism and misogyny, must continue to grow its market for guns in order to protect gun manufacturers' profits. Over the past decade, more guns have been sold to fewer people - mainly men. Show More Summary

American Moms Aren't Buying What the NRA Is Selling

The National Rifle Association is in a quandary. The organization's leadership, which is sullied by a long history of sexism and misogyny, must continue to grow its market for guns in order to protect gun manufacturers' profits. Over the past decade, more guns have been sold to fewer people - mainly men. Show More Summary

NRA Tweets ‘Children Can Have Fun At The Shooting Range’ In Wake Of Arizona Uzi Shooting

Less than two days after a 9-year-old girl in Arizona accidentally shot a firearm instructor in the head with an Uzi, the National Rifle Association on Wednesday tweeted a link showing new ways for children to “have fun” at shooting ranges. Mother Jones reports, NRA Women posted the tweet at 1:51 p.m. Pacific on Wednesday; [...]

Docs v. Glocks Case Fires Up in Florida: ACLU Files Brief on First Amendment Speech Rights

Florida physicians are caught in the National Rifle Association's crosshairs of censorship. That's the gist of the ACLU Foundation of Florida's argument in a brief filed this week with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit in the case of Wollschlaeger vs. Show More Summary

While The NRA Tries To Recruit Women, NRA Media Insults Them

Routine sexist attacks from the National Rifle Association's media outlets are undermining the organization's political effort to reach out to women as a growing demographic. On August 25, NRA magazine America's 1st Freedom attacked prominent gun safety advocate and Mom's Demand Action for Gun Sense in America founder Shannon Watts. Show More Summary

NRA Goes After a Female Gun Control Advocate as Only the NRA Can

Shannon Watts, the head of the pro-gun-regulation group Moms Demand Action, is a mom. The National Rifle Association hates Watts. So it wrote a blistering profile of her. And dressed her up as a cutout mom with kitchen and housekeeping accoutrements, because moms oughta know their place! Read more...

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