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Top National Rifle Association of America Articles

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  • We must act on gun violence

    We must act on gun violence
    On Tuesday, this newspaper reported at least 5 stories involving local crimes perpetrated by the use of a firearm. Some involved death and others brutal assaults. Then there was the ongoing story of the murder of nine worshipers in Charleston, S.C....
  • L.A. council members look to tighten gun safety measures

    L.A. council members look to tighten gun safety measures
    Los Angeles lawmakers have been mulling new rules that would require residents to lock up their handguns or disable them with a trigger lock when they are not being used. But the plan, championed by Councilman Paul Krekorian as a way to spare children...
  • Dan K. Thomasson: It wouldn't hurt Obama to continue to push for gun reform

    WASHINGTON As we continue to mourn the latest mass murder and the president has expressed the anger and frustration that most of us feel, we all can just settle back to wait for the next atrocity and the resulting worthless disingenuous rhetoric about...
  • Be sure to wear your dress holster to church

    Be sure to wear your dress holster to church
    "May I help you?" asked the priest. "I think it's the other way around, Father," said a man carrying a suitcase. He stuck his hand out. "Nick Flint, National Rifle Association church outreach coordinator for eastern Pennsylvania." "I'm Father...
  • Jeb Bush rejects post-Charleston calls for stricter gun control laws

    Jeb Bush rejects post-Charleston calls for stricter gun control laws
    Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush pushed back Saturday against calls from President Obama and other Democrats for stricter gun control laws in the wake of the mass shooting at a Charleston, S.C., church that left nine people dead.  Bush, who traveled to this...
  • Self-defense fallacy full of pepperoni

    Self-defense fallacy full of pepperoni
    Some of the many gun lovers who lovingly correspond with me appear to have found a new hero. Their new idol is Slayde Henry. Who, you ask? I'm so glad you asked. Henry is the 24-year-old Domino's pizza delivery driver who told investigators he fired...
  • The US needs gun control

    The US needs gun control
    I've been a Tribune subscriber for over 30 years, and Rex Huppke has become my favorite columnist. I like his offbeat sense of humor and the myriad of topics he covers. His piece on gun violence shows he can handle more serious issues as well. I was in...
  • Letters: Cheering for Confederacy; Second Amendment; Kevin Jackson

     Letters: Cheering for Confederacy; Second Amendment; Kevin Jackson
    Cheering for Confederacy The Fourth of July is right around the corner. We are already making plans to celebrate our country's birthday. The cookouts, the fireworks and the parades are our children's first lessons on patriotism; they wave their flags,...
  • Obama must keep pressure on for gun control

    Obama must keep pressure on for gun control
    In addressing the egregious massacre at the hallowed Emanuel A.M.E. Church Charleston, S.C., President Obama struck a somber note of anger -- moderated, however, by a sense of futility over the prospect of stemming the gun mayhem that wrought it. "I'...
  • First, the flag; then, the guns

    Who says things can't change in politics? We just learned, again, that they can -- and fast! Ten days ago, you couldn't find a politician in the South who had anything bad to say about the Confederate battle flag. Today, they're tripping all over...
  • Pennsylvania court shoots down law allowing NRA to sue over local gun laws

    Pennsylvania court shoots down law allowing NRA to sue over local gun laws
    HARRISBURG — A state court has struck down as illegal a 2014 law that had many communities, including Allentown and Bethlehem, fearful of being sued by the National Rifle Association if they enacted tougher gun laws than allowed by state law. The...