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NRA's Ted Nugent: Americans Spat On MLK's Grave By Electing Obama

National Rifle Association board member Ted Nugent wrote that some people who supported President Obama "defiled the sacrifices and vision of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and spat on his grave" because they voted for Obama "based on the...Show More Summary

The Bipartisan Sportsmen’s Act, or Hunting for Cover on Guns

Despite objections from a handful of Democrats, the Senate voted on Monday to move forward with a pro-hunting bill that has delighted most gun rights groups, including the National Rifle Association. Introduced by embattled incumbent Sen. Show More Summary

NRA: Gun Regulations Are "Equally As Unconstitutional" As Jim Crow Laws

A new commentary from the National Rifle Association claims that laws relating to the buying, owning, and carrying of firearms are "equally as unconstitutional" as Jim Crow laws that created legal racial discrimination in the UnitedShow More Summary

Chicago ordered to pay NRA’s legal expenses

The Washington Times reports that the court has ordered the city of Chicago to pay the National Rifle Association’s legal costs in a recent case; The NRA had challenged a Chicago law banning gun sales within the city limits that a federal court ruled unconstitutional in January. Chicago also paid the NRA $600,000 in legal […]

Bloomberg Group Posts Questionnaire to Rival NRA’s Rating System

3 days agoNews : Mediaite

For years, the National Rifle Association has used its ratings system to rank members of Congress according to their dedication to gun rights. Now, former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg plans to do the same to rate politicians on their dedication to gun control.

NRA Demands Media Stop Calling Santa Barbara Shooter A "Shooter"

The National Rifle Association's media arm issued a video bemoaning that Elliot Rodger, who murdered six during a recent killing spree in California, is referred to by media as a "gunman" or "shooter." 19 people were killed or wounded by Rodger near the campus of UC-Santa Barbara in Isla Vista, California on May 23. Show More Summary

NRA Endorses Carter in 1st Congressional District

The National Rifle Association has endorsed Buddy Carter in the race to replace Jack Kingston in the 1st congressional district. From the NRA letter to Carter’s campaign: “Based on your leadership on Second Amendment issues in the Georgia State House of Representatives and Senate, you have earned an ‘A’ rating from NRA-PVF in the July 22 […]

CNN: Mental Health and Not the NRA Is the Problem

2 weeks agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

CNN:Next time there's a mass shooting, don't jump to blame the National Rifle Association and lax gun laws. Look first at the shooter and the mental health services he did or didn't get, and the commitment laws in the state where the...Show More Summary

Keep Away

2 weeks agoNews : Reason

While doing research for a class debate on gun control, Andrew Lampart found he couldn't access the National Rifle Association's website while on campus at Connecticut's Nonnewaug High School. But he could go to pro-gun control sites just fine. Show More Summary

The Second Amendment Doesn't Say What You Think It Does

Less than a month after the December 2012 Newtown massacre, the National Rifle Association's then-president David Keene warned that the new White House task force on gun violence would "do everything they can to strip Americans of their...Show More Summary

(SATIRE ALERT) BREAKING NEWS: NRA And NEA To Merge

In a surprise move that caught much of official Washington and the rest of the nation off-guard, the National Rifle Association (NRA) and the National Education Association (NEA) today announced an historic agreement whereby the two organizations will combine forces and merge, creating a new entity: the National Rifle Education Association, or NREA. Current NRA […]

The NRA's Very Bad Year at the Supreme Court

The Supreme Court smacked down the National Rifle Association on Monday, when the justices voted 5-4 to ignore the gun group's arguments and uphold a law that forbids lying about buying a gun for another person. But Monday's ruling was only the latest in a string of setbacks the high court has dealt the NRA and other national gun groups. Show More Summary

When the NRA Opposed Open Carry

3 weeks agoNews : Reason

In my column last week, I noted that the National Rifle Association had backed away from criticism of the open carry movement in response to objections from Second Amendment activists. Despite differences over tactics, said Chris Cox,...Show More Summary

At Supreme Court, NRA Finally Loses One

Dean Obeidallah, Daily Beast: The Supreme Court did something today I didn't think was possible: It actually disagreed with the National Rifle Association.... In a 5-to-4 decision, the Supreme Court rejected pleas by the NRA to essentially gut safeguards implemented to prevent the "straw" purchases of guns. Show More Summary

Why Does The NRA Keep Comparing Women To Guns?

Noir -- a weekly program aired by the National Rifle Association as part of its efforts to reach a younger audience -- has run two segments that fetishize an assault weapon as an attractive woman. Over the past year the NRA has launched a number of initiatives to engage with women, minorities, and younger Americans. Show More Summary

Midday open thread: Freedom Industries spills again, 747s going away, and a bit of triskadecaphobia

Today's comic by Mark Fiore is Jihadi Rifle Association: What's coming up on Sunday Kos... Immigration, Democrats, redistricting: None of those caused Eric Cantor's loss, by David Jarman Forget Eric Cantor. Now we'll see if Republicans...Show More Summary

Cartoon: Jihadi Rifle Association

(If you don't want to spoil the cartoon, read this after you watch the video.) With the recent shooting in Las Vegas, it's becoming more apparent that the crazed anti-government conspiracy nuts are a danger, to say the least. What is...Show More Summary

Armed Guards Ended School Shooting in Oregon

In the wake of the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in 2012, the National Rifle Association proposed putting armed security officers...

NRA's Ted Nugent: Eric Cantor Practices Nazi-Style Politics

National Rifle Association board member Ted Nugent celebrated the primary defeat of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA), claiming that the only Jewish Republican serving in Congress practiced the politics of Nazi chief propagandist...Show More Summary

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