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NRA's Ted Nugent Says He Has Joined The Daily Caller

National Rifle Association board member Ted Nugent says he has joined the opinion page of conservative website The Daily Caller. Nugent wrote in a January 27 Facebook post, "Proud to join Tucker Carlson & his DAILY CALLER team of truth,...Show More Summary

Research Finds That Guns Do Indeed Kill People

Photo Courtesey of Gideon Tsang, via Flickr The National Rifle Association (NRA) and other gun advocates have argued for years that access to firearms is the only thing keeping our world from going insane, that good citizens need guns in order to defend themselves and their families from the bleak and hopeless state of modern society. Show More Summary

One Year Later, NRA's Ted Nugent Says His "Subhuman Mongrel" Slur Was "Too Delicate"

A year after calling President Obama a "subhuman mongrel" at the gun industry's trade show, National Rifle Association board member Ted Nugent revisited the comment, claiming it was "probably much too delicate" before describing hisShow More Summary

Frontline Relies On Straw Man To Shield Its NRA Documentary From Criticism By Progressives

PBS' Frontline is responding to criticism of its recent documentary about the National Rifle Association by misrepresenting the arguments made by progressives in order to dismiss them. On January 6, Frontline aired Gunned Down: The Power...Show More Summary

Bryant Gumbel on NRA: ‘I think they’re pigs’

Bryant Gumbel, host of HBO’s “Real Sports,” slammed the National Rifle Association, calling the organization a “curse upon the American landscape” and adding, “I think they’re pigs” in an interview with Rolling Stone. Gumbel’s comments were in response to a recent segment on the “Eat What You Kill” movement and he noted that that story […]

'Real Sports' host Bryant Gumbel ‘hates’ the NRA

The National Rifle Association is at the top of Real Sports host Bryant Gumbel’s gripes, he unabashedly told Rolling Stone Magazine.

GOP Guv’s Startling Gun Veto: What Does It Mean?

In case you missed it: Gov. Rick Snyder vetoed two bills Thursday backed by the National Rifle Association that could have made it easier for some people accused of domestic violence to obtain a concealed weapon license. Snyder said the bills contained reforms to Michigan’s concealed weapons law that he supports, but included some changes [...]

Ted Nugent To NRA News: Our Critics Are "Subhuman Mongrels"

National Rifle Association board member Ted Nugent made a rare appearance on the NRA's radio show to call his critics "subhuman mongrels" and to claim people who "attack" the NRA are "not the same species as we are." During his January...Show More Summary

Michigan Governor Ends His Political Career

Republican Rick Snyder, who just won reelection as governor of Michigan, did the right thing today: Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder (R) bucked the National Rifle Association on Thursday and vetoed a concealed carry gun bill that would have...Show More Summary

Michigan Governor Bucks NRA, Vetoes Gun Bill

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder has made a rare move for a Republican state executive: He rebuffed the National Rifle Association. Snyder vetoed a bill on Thursday that had pitted gun rights advocates against former Arizona congresswoman Gabby Giffords and anti-domestic violence organizations. Show More Summary

NRA Uses Charlie Hebdo Attack To Warn "Anti-Gunners": Only The Second Amendment Can Save You From A Terrorist

The National Rifle Association reacted to the terror attacks at Charlie Hebdo by releasing a commentary video that blamed France's gun laws for the attack and warned "anti-gunners" that only the Second Amendment can stop terrorists from...Show More Summary

As Ted Nugent-Sarah Palin Special Approaches, Nugent Mocks Those With Mental Disabilities

National Rifle Association board member Ted Nugent shared an open letter "to all the braindead hippie logic-challenged dipshits in the media" that mocked individuals with mental disabilities with the line, "Not every retard can read, but look at you go, little buddy." In two weeks, Nugent will appear on Sarah Palin's Sportsman Channel show. Show More Summary

PBS' NRA Documentary Pushes Myth Of The Gun Group's Invincibility

PBS' Frontline documentary on the history of the National Rifle Association pushed the common media myth that the gun organization always wins and told the debunked story of how the NRA was supposedly responsible for the defeat of Al...Show More Summary

South Carolina Bill Requires All Public School Students To Take NRA-Approved Gun Rights Course

"The State Superintendent of Education shall adopt a curriculum developed or recommended by the National Rifle Association or its successor organization." The post South Carolina Bill Requires All Public School Students To Take NRA-Approved Gun Rights Course appeared first on ThinkProgress.

‘Gunned Down: The Power of the NRA,’ TV review

This somber new “Frontline” takes a double-barreled approach in its examination of the National Rifle Association (NRA).

The National Rifle Association's Culture Shock

Following intense legislative fights over gun safety legislation in 2013, the fight over gun policy exploded into the cultural world in 2014. And in that sphere, the National Rifle Association and the gun lobby are losing. The NRA is...Show More Summary

NRA Kicks Off Its ‘Keepin’ It Country’ Tour In A Gun-Free Zone

The National Rifle Association will be kicking off its “Keepin’ It Country” Tour from one of those gun grabbin’ “Gun-Free Zones” the gun lobby has repeatedly warned us about. Jeff Foxworthy will be there to make a few jokey jokes at the gun-free event for gun owners. Hey Jeff, the jokes are kind of writing [...]

NRA News Guest: Newtown Families Were "Extremely Irresponsible" To Sue NRA Corporate Donor That Made The Gun Used To Kill Their Family Members

The National Rifle Association's news show Cam & Company hosted an attorney to attack as "frivolous" and "irresponsible" a lawsuit filed against NRA corporate donor Bushmaster for making the gun used in the Sandy Hook Elementary School...Show More Summary

Senate Confirms Vivek Murthy as Surgeon General

[Content Note: Guns; fat hatred; disablism.]Despite strong opposition from the National Rifle Association, because he has the unmitigated temerity to believe that guns are a healthcare issue, the Senate confirmed Dr. Vivek Murthy asShow More Summary

U.S. Senate Confirms Dr. Vivek Murthy as Surgeon General

The U.S. Senate votes 51-43 to confirm Dr. Vivek Murthy as surgeon general. The nomination was held up by Republicans after the National Rifle Association opposition because he agreed with President Obama on the need for gun control. Outgoing Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is playing hardball in the last few weeks of the Democratic [...]Show More Summary

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