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Samantha Bee Urges NRA Members to Try Scientology Instead of Guns

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

Firearm injuries drop during NRA conventions, research shows

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 NRA Says It Has 5 Million Members. Its Magazines Tell Another Story.

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 […]

Connecticut’s Governor Dannel Malloy: NRA is a ‘terrorist organization’

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 […]

NASCAR Cup: Bristol Motor Speedway continues relationship with NRA

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

Donald Trump Has Spent Nearly a Quarter of His Days as President at His Golf Courses

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 […]

Delta To Georgia Lawmakers: 'Our Values Are Not For Sale'

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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

EPIC FAIL=> Only 13 Delta Passengers Bought Tickets Using NRA Discount That Cost Airline $40 Million Tax Break

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, Guns, And Economic Development Tax Breaks

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 13th Floor Elevators, ‘Reverberation’: The Week In One Song

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 NRA is at the center of a brewing controversy over its ties to conservatives' 'favorite Russian'

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

The Georgia GOP killed a $40M tax break over an NRA discount used by 13 people

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

New Accu-Tac HD-50 Bipod for .50 BMG Rifles

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

LOOP: Trump meets with NRA and backpedals

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.” WAR ON DRUGS  At an opioid [...]

Delta Air Lines Loses $50 Million Tax Break Over 13 NRA Passengers

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

Why is the NRA boycott working so quickly?

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

NRA's Top Lobbyist Implies Trump Is Back On Its Side

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.

Future Tense Newsletter: GIFs, Gun-Violence Conspiracies, and the Rise of the World’s Worst Social Media App

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

Analysis: Delta’s Tax Break (Subsidies) Threatened by NRA Stance

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

Is sticking by the NRA a branding problem? Ask FedEx, Apple and Amazon

More than 12 major U.S. companies have ended financial relationships with the National Rifle Association since Thursday.        

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