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National Rifle Association of America

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Top National Rifle Association of America Articles

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  • Got Gun?

    Got Gun?
    According to a Pew Research Center study, we the peeps have changed our minds again, much to the delight of the National Rifle Association I’m sure. More folks are in favor of protecting gun rights and less inclined to be in favor of gun control...
  • Fritz Walker: Accidental child shootings are needless tragedies

    The second anniversary of the massacre of 20 6- and 7-year-old children and their six brave teachers at Sandy Hook Elementary School is on Sunday. It seems an appropriate time to be reminded that every 30 minutes in America, a child or teen is killed or...
  • Gun sales soar in Florida on Black Friday

    Gun sales soar in Florida on Black Friday
    TALLAHASSEE — Florida gun dealers saw a sharp increase in sales as shoppers flooded stores the day after Thanksgiving. With 8,300 background checks conducted on Black Friday, the traditional start of the holiday shopping period, the Florida...
  • Dr. Vivek Murthy, Obama's nominee for surgeon general, faces tough fight

    The shadow of C. Everett Koop looms large at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Much has changed since he started here in 1946, but his fundamental discoveries in our discipline inform our work daily. And Koop was not reticent. Moved that even the...
  • State lawmaker files bill to allow guns on college campuses

    State lawmaker files bill to allow guns on college campuses
    TALLAHASSEE — A Florida lawmaker has filed a bill that would allow people to carry concealed weapons on the campuses of state colleges and universities. The measure, to be considered in the spring, would apply only to people licensed to carry...
  • More weapons on campus not the answer

    The reaction after the recent Florida State University shooting was as predictable as it was wrong. More guns. That's what we're hearing from various gun-rights groups. More guns, they say, would be the proper and most effective way to stop the...
  • 5 myths about policing

    5 myths about policing
    America's police forces are in the spotlight. After the police shooting deaths of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., and 12-year-old Tamir Rice in Cleveland, as well as this past week's decision by a grand jury not to indict the officer caught on video...
  • Gun violence too often taken in stride

    Gun violence too often taken in stride
    I turned on a national newscast when I woke up, and the first thing they were talking about was Bill Cosby. I waited a bit more, and then they talked about President Obama and immigration. I waited some more. Finally they talked about ... the...
  • Hogan, guns and the attorneys general

    Hogan, guns and the attorneys general
    During the recent gubernatorial campaign, The Sun and several thoughtful citizens were perplexed about the discrepancy between the National Rifle Association's notorious A- rating for Larry Hogan and the candidate's repeated promise that he won't overturn...
  • Jerry Large: Yes, nationwide protests really mean something

    Mass urban protests have always been a necessary part of American democracy, giving people who are marginalized a voice and a way to exert influence they wouldn't otherwise have. We've been seeing more of them in recent years because more people...
  • Pennsylvania AG Kathleen Kane won't defend controversial gun law

    Pennsylvania AG Kathleen Kane won't defend controversial gun law
    Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane will not defend a new law that effectively stripped municipalities of the right to enact their own gun measures, raising the prospect that the controversial statute might not take hold. A spokeswoman on...