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National Rifle Association of America

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  • Could amendment on gun sales background checks be on the way?

    Could amendment on gun sales background checks be on the way?
    Voters in the state of Washington sidestepped NRA-friendly politicians on Election Day and approved a measure that requires background checks on all gun sales.  A similar amendment could make its way to Florida, says Patti Brigham, who leads the...
  • Why is our government helping to turn kids into shooters?

    It's a sensitive topic one that brings the NRA down on any legislator's head who dares to link guns to any undesirable effect. But the facts scream at us, and we ignore them at our own peril: Giving young people guns and encouraging them to go out and...
  • Gun-control advocates sue to invalidate Pennsylvania law

    Five Democratic state legislators and the cities of Philadelphia and Lancaster have filed suit to block a new Pennsylvania state law that greatly expands the ability of gun advocates including the National Rifle Association to challenge local attempts...
  • Gun Bill Supporters Overwhelmingly Re-Elected

    Gun Bill Supporters Overwhelmingly Re-Elected
    Connecticut Speaker of the House Brendan Sharkey reportedly said some Democrats, particularly freshmen, lost seats in the General Assembly because they voted yes on the 2013 gun safety reform bill. Speaker Sharkey's assessment of the political risk of...
  • What if you held a pigeon-shoot and no one came except protesters?

    What if you held a pigeon-shoot and no one came except protesters?
    In minutes the opening salvo in the latest skirmish of the Pennsylvania pigeon wars was due to begin. And there, a half-mile away across the Delaware River, lay ground zero. Shrouded behind a long, 30-foot-tall wall of pale fabric, the Philadelphia...
  • In a turnabout, Colorado Democrats win back seats lost in gun recall

    Few states have experienced the political volatility that Colorado has over the last two decades. Control of the Legislature flipped back and forth. The state see-sawed in presidential contests. The last two years, though, have been particularly...
  • How they won: Republicans caught the white whale

    Republican Rick Allen and his team gathered around a table at the Hilton Garden Inn in Augusta, Ga., Tuesday night, waiting for results to come in. They weren't optimistic. Allen faced the ultimate political survivor, Rep. John Barrow, the sole remaining...
  • Immigration, taxes, health law on the line in Tuesday's battle for Senate

    WASHINGTON For six years, the Obama White House could count on having allies in control of at least one side of Congress. That could change Tuesday, and if it does, the impact will be swift and dramatic. Immigration, taxes, energy, nominations, health...
  • Is the nation embracing gun control?

          It didn’t get much attention on election night, but a measure that passed in Washington state could indicate a big change coming in America. Despite what the NRA says, despite what gun nuts say, America may indeed be embracing sensible...
  • Proposed ordinance would require L.A. residents to lock up handguns

    Proposed ordinance would require L.A. residents to lock up handguns
    A newly proposed Los Angeles city ordinance would require residents to secure handguns when they aren’t being used, either by storing them in a locked container or disabling them with a trigger lock. City Councilman Paul Krekorian, who proposed...
  • In Disappointing Election, Gun Rights Activists Find Glimmer Of Hope

    In Disappointing Election, Gun Rights Activists Find Glimmer Of Hope
    Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's re-election victory last week marked a defeat for Second Amendment rights activists who – enraged by the sweeping gun control legislation enacted last year – had hoped to punish the governor in the first...