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NRA group sees backlash over gun auctions in schools

Parents and students trickled into the Muhlenberg County High School gym on a hot Saturday night as the sounds of cheers and a referee's whistle carried from an athletic field nearby. Inside the "Home of the Mustangs," Friends of NRA was raffling off guns: semiautomatic rifles and handguns, guns with high-capacity magazines and pump-action shotguns.

Gun owners look beyond the NRA for representation

As the National Rifle Association’s troubles pile up, firearms owners are joining forces with an unlikely ally – gun control groups. At the same time, various pro-gun organizations at the state level, including an Idaho-based group, have been more active in staking their claim as the true defenders of the Second Amendment.

Denny Hamlin wins at Bristol to spoil Matt DiBenedetto’s upset bid

Denny Hamlin spoiled Matt DiBenedetto’s shot at his first career victory – just days after DiBenedetto learned he’d been fired – with a late pass at Bristol Motor Speedway. Hamlin was the first Toyota and Joe Gibbs Racing driver to start from the pole this season but his race was a roller-coaster that began when his car was damaged when he bounced off of Jimmie Johnson.

Denny Hamlin wins 1st pole of season for Toyota and Gibbs

Denny Hamlin has won the pole for Saturday night’s race at Bristol Motor Speedway, a critical short-track showdown for drivers trying to qualify for the playoffs. The Daytona 500 winner turned a lap at 129.230 mph in his Toyota for Joe Gibbs Racing in Friday’s qualifying session.

Drivers eyeing playoff spots and job security at Bristol

There is very little wiggle room in the race to make NASCAR’s playoffs. And as free agency hits full steam, drivers need to secure their futures as fast as possible. Among those on the bubble is Clint Bowyer. He was 12th in the Cup Series standings just seven races ago, but is now trying to hold off seven-time NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson as the series heads into Saturday night’s race at Bristol Motor Speedway in Tennessee.

Trump says he wants background checks, also reassures NRA

President Donald Trump said Friday he believes he has influence to rally Republicans around stronger federal background check laws as Congress and the White House work on a response to last weekend’s mass shootings in Texas and Ohio.

NRA splits with PR firm, lobbyist and TV amid infighting

Infighting at the National Rifle Association exploded Wednesday, when the powerful association severed ties with its longtime public relations firm, suspended operations of its fiery online TV station and lost its top lobbyist.

Trump tells NRA he’ll fight for gun rights

With pro-gun legislation largely stalled in Congress, President Donald Trump said Friday he is withdrawing the U.S. from an international agreement on the arms trade, telling the National Rifle Association the treaty is “badly misguided.”

NRA beset by infighting over whether it has strayed too far

The National Rifle Association is used to battling forces that criticize its fiery and unbending efforts to protect gun rights. But as the group gathers for its annual convention this week, the NRA may be facing its toughest foe in decades: its own members.