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Top National Rifle Association of America Articles

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  • Wayne Pacelle: Pigeon shoots are not a sport and should be banned

    Live animals are not meant to serve as targets or afternoon entertainment. Using these feeling, breathing animals as animated targets is not a right, or even close to a right. It is a medieval wrong. I'm speaking of Pennsylvania's throwback pigeon...
  • Police Military Gear Calls For Caution

    Police Military Gear Calls For Caution
    Accepting surplus military equipment provided free by the U.S. Department of Defense is certainly cost-effective for local police departments. But great care must be taken that this equipment is used properly and sparingly, and only by those who are...
  • Emanuel defends Bloomberg in wake of NRA criticism

    Emanuel defends Bloomberg in wake of NRA criticism
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel voiced support on Twitter for Michael Bloomberg after the National Rifle Association purchased ad time to attack the former New York mayor's gun control work. "No leader has done more to help end gun violence than @MikeBloomberg. He...
  • Simsbury Man Writes Book About Self-Defense For Women

    SIMSBURY — Dennis Golden, a former president and longtime member of the Metacon Gun Club, is CEO of IM-SAFE LLC, a training and education firm in Simbury specializing in personal safety and self-defense. The 70-year-old Simsbury man, who started...
  • Must Continue Brady's Cause Of Gun Control

    The passing of James Brady, the press secretary to former President Ronald Reagan, received well-deserved attention [Aug. 5, news, "Reagan Staff Shot In '81 Fought For Gun Limit Laws"]. His name was proudly associated with gun control legislation that was...
  • Candidates Look For Solid Turnout At Tuesday's Beach-Season Primary

     Candidates Look For Solid Turnout At Tuesday's Beach-Season Primary
    The middle of August is usually the time when vacationers think about heading to Block Island, Nantucket or a nearby beach. Politics is not ordinarily the top issue on their minds. But both Republican and Democratic candidates are scrambling in the...
  • It's apocalypse now at Zombie Survival Camp

    It's apocalypse now at Zombie Survival Camp
    It's 9 a.m. on a recent Saturday and I am one of 20 day campers sitting around a fire pit in rural central New Jersey. Doused in suntan lotion and bug spray, we are all there for the same reason: to learn survival skills, particularly those meant to...
  • Gun research needed to stem gun violence [Commentary]

    Gun research needed to stem gun violence [Commentary]
    He stood, dropped his pants and as one pocket crumpled, the other didn't. There it was: the creased outline of what appeared to be a pistol in the right hip pocket. I steeled and turned my attention to the specimen collection kit on the work shelf...
  • Silent hunters, Everglades, and primaries: Letters

    Beware of silent hunters Regarding the article "Florida may allow more hunters to use silencers" in Thursday's Sentinel: I have to wonder, where is the common sense of these Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission decision makers? They claim...
  • Foley Declares Victory, Looks Ahead To Malloy Battle In The Fall

     Foley Declares Victory, Looks Ahead To Malloy Battle In The Fall
    Greenwich business executive Tom Foley roared to victory Tuesday night in a low-turnout Republican gubernatorial primary, setting up a potentially contentious rematch with Gov. Dannel P. Malloy this fall that polls show will start off as a dead heat....
  • Most Legislative Incumbents Appear Headed To Victory

    A majority of the Democratic incumbent lawmakers facing primary challenges in Tuesday's voting appeared to have pulled out victories over their opponents, including some involved in high-profile General Assembly races in Hartford, Bridgeport and Norwalk....