Stories tagged: NRA
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 7, 2019, 8:57 p.m.
Last year’s shooting at a Florida high school sparked a movement among a younger generation angered by gun violence and set the stage for a significant shift in America’s gun …
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 15, 2019, 6:40 p.m.
So-called ‘murder insurance’ policies backed by the NRA for self-defense shootings deemed illegal in Washington
Insurance coverage backed by the NRA that would assist gun owners who later claimed self-defense in a shooting may no longer be sold in Washington state, regulators announced Tuesday. The …
Wed., Nov. 21, 2018, 10:57 a.m.
The photos from doctors came quickly and in succession: blood-stained operating rooms, blood-covered scrubs and shoes, bullets piercing body parts and organs.
Fri., Nov. 16, 2018
Spokane gun dealer, others challenge Initiative 1639 in federal court.
UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 21, 2018, 5:16 p.m.
A King County judge on Friday dismissed a lawsuit brought by the National Rifle Association (NRA) and the Bellevue-based Second Amendment Foundation against Seattle’s new gun-storage law, siding with the …
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 19, 2018, 8:57 p.m.
A judge has dismissed a lawsuit brought by the National Rifle Association against Seattle’s new gun-storage law.
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 2, 2018, 8:54 p.m.
The National Rifle Association’s political spending is sharply down heading into the 2018 midterm elections, a shift that could reflect declining fundraising in the wake of a string of mass …
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 11, 2018, 9:31 a.m.
Supporters and opponents of gun control initiative campaign didn’t pause while the courts decided whether it would be on the ballot.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 31, 2018, 9:36 p.m.
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos says she has “no intention of taking any action” regarding any possible use of federal funds to arm teachers or provide them with firearms training.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 8, 2018, 3:11 p.m.
The National Rifle Association, Second Amendment Foundation and two residents in the Seattle suburb of Edmonds are suing the city over its new gun storage law.
Fri., Aug. 3, 2018, 2:15 p.m.
The National Rifle Association is suffering grave financial harm that threatens its ability to pursue its advocacy mission because of a blacklisting campaign by Gov. Andrew Cuomo and New York …
UPDATED: Fri., July 20, 2018, 7 p.m.
The National Rifle Association, Second Amendment Foundation and two Seattle residents are suing the city over its new gun-safety law.
UPDATED: Fri., June 8, 2018, 5:51 p.m.
For more than a year, Florida failed to do national background checks that could have disqualified people from gaining a permit to carry a concealed weapon.
Mon., May 21, 2018, 6:37 p.m.
The Parkland students outpaced them. So the pro-Trump media was prepared for the Santa Fe school shooting.
The NRA’s Twitter account used to go silent for days after a mass shooting. Not so much in 2018. A day after 10 people died in Santa Fe, Texas, @NRA …
Sat., May 12, 2018
I’m proud to be a life member of the National Rifle Association. The NRA was founded in the 19th century and it’s an organization that is committed to gun safety …
Fri., May 11, 2018, 9:03 p.m.
Oklahoma’s Republican Gov. Mary Fallin vetoed a bill late Friday that would have authorized adults to carry firearms without a permit or training, dealing a rare defeat to the National …
UPDATED: Mon., May 7, 2018, 9:56 p.m.
Retired Lt. Col. Oliver North, the gung-ho Marine at the center of the Iran-Contra affair three decades ago, was named president Monday of the National Rifle Association, giving it star …
UPDATED: Fri., May 4, 2018, 2:34 p.m.
Months after the horror of the Parkland school shootings in Florida, President Donald Trump stood before cheering members of the National Rifle Association on Friday and implored them to elect …
Sun., April 29, 2018, 1:08 p.m.
Former French President Francois Hollande has two words for U.S. President Donald Trump’s claim that gun-toting Parisians could have thwarted Islamic State attackers at Paris’ Bataclan concert hall: “indecent and …
UPDATED: Tue., April 24, 2018, 4:58 p.m.
Since YETI Coolers cut ties with the National Rifle Association, there has been outcry on social media and talk of a boycott of the fashionable coolers.
UPDATED: Sat., March 31, 2018, 3:21 p.m.
Rocker Ted Nugent says the Florida students calling for gun control have “no soul” and are “mushy brained children.”
Tue., March 27, 2018
The confluence of those forces – opposing sexism, racism, corruption – into the March for Our Lives is only the latest confirmation of how spectacularly the National Rifle Association has …
Sat., March 24, 2018, 11:23 a.m.
Delta Air Lines donated three round-trip charter flights that allowed hundreds of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students to participate in the “March for Our Lives” protest against gun violence …
UPDATED: Sat., March 24, 2018, 10 p.m.
In a historic groundswell of youth activism, hundreds of thousands of teenagers and their supporters rallied across the U.S. against gun violence Saturday, vowing to transform fear and grief into …
Sat., March 24, 2018
Only three students were shot at an American school Tuesday. Two of them were hospitalized, and only the 17-year-old gunman died. This made the attack at a southern Maryland high …
Sun., March 18, 2018
During a February White House discussion on school safety, President Donald Trump singled out Sen. Pat Toomey, R-Pa., for not including a provision to raise the legal age to buy …
UPDATED: Sat., March 10, 2018, 1:20 p.m.
Recent mass shootings have spurred Congress to try to improve the nation’s gun background check system that has failed on numerous occasions to keep weapons out of the hands of …
UPDATED: Fri., March 9, 2018, 9:50 p.m.
Weeks after their children were gunned down in the worst high school shooting since Columbine, parents of the victims stood in the Florida Capitol and watched Gov. Rick Scott sign …
UPDATED: Fri., March 9, 2018, 3:47 p.m.
The National Rifle Association has dramatically increased its funding to schools in recent years amid a national debate over guns and school violence, an Associated Press analysis of tax records …
UPDATED: Wed., March 7, 2018, 8:18 p.m.
The Seattle Times reports that the National Rifle Association has been spending more money on state elections in Washington than any other state in recent years.