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The NRA’s over-the-top ad stretches the facts with its images

“Mary Landrieu voted to take away your gun rights.” –new National Rifle Association ad, airing in Louisiana  This new NRA ad certainly packs a punch. It opens with idyllic scenes of a mother in an upper middle-class home checking on her baby in the crib and texting a spouse who’s away: “Love You. Good Night.” […]

NRA ad for Scott Walker features dramatized home invasion: 'Vote like your safety depends on it'

The National Rifle Association is going on the air in a big way for the Wisconsin gubernatorial race, with a stark message: Vote for Scott Walker, or you will become helpless when a violent criminal invades your home. The ad opens with...Show More Summary

NRA's Ted Nugent: Obama Increased National Debt "Like A Crack Whore In An Opium Mall"

National Rifle Association board member and Outdoor Channel spokesperson Ted Nugent analogized President Obama to a "crack whore" in his latest column for conspiracy website WND. Nugent previously vowed to stop engaging in name calling...Show More Summary

NRA: People Who Don't Like Guns Being Carried In Public Are The "Paranoid" Ones

Setting aside its own lengthy history of paranoid rhetoric, the National Rifle Association has released a new video attacking Americans who oppose the carrying of guns in public as "paranoid" because they are afraid of an "inanimate object." But research shows that laws allowing concealed guns to be carried in public increase aggravated assaults. Show More Summary

NRA Tries to Sink Michelle Nunn With Bloomberg Tie

Michael Bloomberg isn’t on the ballot anywhere this year, but the National Rifle Association is aiming to make ties to him toxic for Democrats in tough races.

LAUSD Ditches Grenade Launchers--But Keeps M16 Rifles

The Los Angeles Unified School District is giving up "three grenade launchers" it acquired for its police department, but it will keep the "60 M16" rifles and an armored vehicle. According to the Associated Press, the district received...Show More Summary

Gun Groups Don’t Degrade Women

by Gabriella Hoffman The leftist blog Mother Jones recently lashed out at gun groups, specifically the National Rifle Association (NRA), by accusing it of objectifying women and treating them like sex

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

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