TBS Samantha Bee returned from a month-long break on Wednesday with a very special PSA for the NRA. In the wake of the school shooting in Parkland, Florida, the Full Frontal host called on members of the National Rifle Association to “break free” from the powerful organization once and for all... Show More Summary
Gun injuries fall by 20 percent during the dates of the National Rifle Association's annual convention. Some 80,000 gun owners attend the NRA's national convention, including many experienced users. A brief period of gun abstinence, even by experienced, well-trained gun owners, appears to yield safety benefits.
The National Rifle Association likes to boast that it represents 5 million gun owners. Or maybe it’s “nearly” 5 million—or perhaps “more than” 5 million. The NRA has never provided solid numbers on how many members it has, yet a look at what data is out there suggests that its claims may be wide of […]
The Washington Examiner reports that Connecticut’s Governor Dannel Malloy told FOX61 that the National Rifle Association is a terrorist organization. “They act quite frankly in some cases as a terrorist organization,” said Malloy. “You want to make safer guns? We will boycott your company. That’s who they are. That’s what they do.” Malloy said the […]
By AMANDA VINCENT As companies distanced themselves from the National Rifle Association (NRA) in the wake of multiple mass shootings, Bristol (Ten.) Motor Speedway announced that the NRA would continue to be a sponsor of the fall Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series night race at the track. Show More Summary
The National Rifle Association is pissed, the White House’s battle-tested communications staff is reeling, and hundreds of thousands of young immigrants are worried about how their lives will change on Monday. But Donald Trump keeps on golfing! With his appearance Saturday at his Palm Beach County, Florida, golf course, the president hit a new milestone: 100 […]
The CEO of Delta Air Lines on Friday declared his company’s “values are not for sale” after Georgia lawmakers retaliated against the airline for cutting ties with the National Rifle Association in the wake of last month’s Florida school shooting. Show More Summary
As previously reported, Georgia’s Lt. Governor Casey Cagle vowed to kill any tax legislation that benefits Delta unless the company changes its position and fully reinstates its relationship with National Rifle Association. I will kill...Show More Summary
Delta Airlines announces it is cancelling its affinity program with the National Rifle Association. In retaliation, Georgia’s lieutenant governor says he’ll try to kill a...
The Parkland, Fla., massacre continues to reverberate, as multiple companies cut ties with the National Rifle Association and change their policies on gun sales.
The National Rifle Association is fielding a growing number of questions about its ties to Alexander Torshin, a prominent Kremlin-allied Russian banker, politician, and gun-rights activist. Torshin, who has been described as "President...Show More Summary
Here’s a doozy of a statistic: Only 13 people ever used the National Rifle Association’s discount for Delta Airlines, according to USA Today. Mind you, this is the same discount that Delta said it would no longer offer in light of the recent school shooting in Parkland, Florida. Show More Summary
Accu-Tac has released a new heavy duty version of their aluminum bipods. The new bipod is called HD-50 and it is designed for rifles chambered in.50 BMG caliber. Because of the heavy weight of.50 BMG weapons and high stresses associated with...Show More Summary
TRUMP AND THE NRA Just 24 hours after endorsing gun control with lawmakers, Trump met with the National Rifle Association and seemed to rollback his support for gun control legislation. Chris Cox of the NRA said: “POTUS & VPOTUS support the Second Amendment, support strong due process and don’t want control.” http://cvote.it/2GW1lle WAR ON DRUGS At an opioid [...]
Atlanta-based Delta Air Lines is apparently paying a huge price for ending a discount offered to National Rifle Association members. In the aftermath of the horrific Parkland, Florida, high school shooting, Delta and several other entities...Show More Summary
By Jerry Davis, Professor of Management and Sociology, University of Michigan. The boycott of the National Rifle Association following its response to the school shooting in Parkland, Florida, came fast and furious. Car rental companies, airlines, trucking businesses, tech firms, insurers and a bank that issued an NRA-branded credit card all severed their relationships with [...]Show More Summary
The top lobbyist for the National Rifle Association hinted late Thursday that President Donald Trump had cooled on his own plans to support gun control measures. “We all want safe schools, mental health reform and to keep guns away from dangerous people,” Cox said after the meeting.
Greetings, Future Tensers, Last week, the creator of Parks and Recreation tweeted a request to the National Rifle Association to take down a tweet featuring a GIF from the popular TV series, writing he would prefer his show not be used...Show More Summary
See what happens when you wade into politics… Yesterday, I wrote about the backlash Delta was facing over its convoluted stance on the National Rifle Association. In response to the recent Florida school shooting, Delta removed its group discount for the NRA. Show More Summary
More than 12 major U.S. companies have ended financial relationships with the National Rifle Association since Thursday.