Stories tagged: NRA
UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 1, 2019, 10:27 p.m.
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 …
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 9, 2019, 2:03 p.m.
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 …
Fri., Aug. 9, 2019
Americans buy guns designed and marketed as hyper-lethal. They fill their magazines with bullets specifically manufactured to rip human bodies to shreds and make human lives unsavable.
Mon., May 27, 2019, 4:59 p.m.
Lawmakers in gun-loving Texas have quietly gone around the National Rifle Association by slipping language into a massive spending bill that would fund a $1 million public safety campaign on …
UPDATED: Sat., April 27, 2019, 9:19 p.m.
Retired Lt. Col. Oliver North said Saturday that he will not serve a second term as the president of the National Rifle Association amid inner turmoil in the gun-rights group.
UPDATED: Fri., April 26, 2019, 9:24 p.m.
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 …
UPDATED: Wed., April 24, 2019, 8:47 p.m.
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 …
Fri., April 5, 2019, 12:09 p.m.
President Donald Trump will address the annual meeting of the National Rifle Association, one of his most loyal constituencies.
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 …