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National Rifle Association of America

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  • July 12 Letters: Food desert, emergency power, open-carry guns

    Address food desert Re: "Fresh Pride closure leaves Southeast Community with little access to fresh food," July 7. Florence Kingston states that violence in the Southeast Community poses a challenge in attracting a supermarket to the area. Recent...
  • Scott enacted single term high of 12 pro-gun laws

    Gov. Rick Scott appears nearly bulletproof right now in the eyes of the National Rifle Association. That assessment of Scott comes as the NRA notes that more pro-gun bills have been signed into law in the past four years than during any other recent...
  • Gun laws and what the Second Amendment intended

    As school shootings erupt with sickening regularity, Americans once again are debating gun laws. Quickly talk turns to the Second Amendment. But what does it mean? History offers some surprises: It turns out in each era, the meaning is set not by some...
  • Dan K. Thomasson: Bloomberg injects money, influence into firearms debate

    WASHINGTON It may be a longer, hotter summer for the gun freaks than they have had in some time, mainly the National Rifle Association, which approaches every election with a strategy to oppose everything and dole out money only to candidates who pledge...
  • Tuesday: Has Gov. Rick Scott put Florida under the gun?

    Tuesday: Has Gov. Rick Scott put Florida under the gun?
            Give Gov. Rick Scott credit. He knows right-wing, red-blooded Floridians love their guns. And Rick Scott has given them guns. In huge numbers. All so he could get votes. And the adoring worship of the National Rifle Association....
  • Republican first round pits Rand Paul vs. Rick Perry

    Texas Gov. Rick Perry and Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky are the first would-be contenders for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination to go mano-a-mano. The fight is sharply drawn. In an op-ed in The Washington Post, Perry warned of a growing...
  • Let's treat gun safety as a public health issue

    Quick, are you more likely to die by a bullet or in a car crash? Common sense would seem to suggest the latter. Cars are everywhere. We are an auto-obsessed nation. To be American is to drive -- everywhere. Teenagers itch to get behind the wheel, and the...
  • Tortured gun law now protects armed felons

    Tortured gun law now protects armed felons
    On Second Amendment issues, Florida lawmakers are prone to legislate first and ask questions later. That's why the Stand Your Ground law was enacted with so many muddled provisions that the courts are still trying to straighten out. The latest attempt...
  • California tightens handgun restrictions

    SACRAMENTO California (Reuters) - California has banned the sale of single-shot handguns that can be altered into semi-automatic weapons, handing a modest victory to proponents of tougher gun laws while striving to protect antique collectors. The new...
  • Gun lobbyists 'can't handle the truth'

    A recent Your View by gun-rights activists Alan Gottlieb and Dave Workman accused Everytown for Gun Safety of cloaking its intentions "in a fabric of lies." Every year about 31,000 Americans are killed by gun violence. But look to the scientific...
  • When government uses secrecy to deny rights

    When government uses secrecy to deny rights
    It's a classic Orwellian nightmare: The government decides to deny you a right it extends to other people, but it won't tell you why and it won't tell you what you can do about it. You're stuck in purgatory, effectively convicted without being tried...