Stories tagged: nra
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 4, 2019
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 …
UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 1, 2019
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
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
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
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
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
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
President Donald Trump will address the annual meeting of the National Rifle Association, one of his most loyal constituencies.
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 7, 2019
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
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
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
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
A judge has dismissed a lawsuit brought by the National Rifle Association against Seattle’s new gun-storage law.
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 2, 2018
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Rocker Ted Nugent says the Florida students calling for gun control have “no soul” and are “mushy brained children.”