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National Rifle Association of America

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  • We were promised space lasers: State of the Union's biggest flops

    On Tuesday, President Barack Obama will honor an American tradition as old as George Washington: the State of the Union. It's a chance to check in on the present and make some pledges for our future. It's that future bit that got us thinking: If all that...
  • Senate approves new surgeon general

    Senate approves new surgeon general
    The U.S. Senate confirmed the long-delayed nomination of Dr. Vivek Murthy for surgeon general on Monday, as Democrats pushed to approve some of President Barack Obama's stalled choices for government posts before Republicans take power in Congress next...
  • New surgeon general approved despite remarks on guns, contraception

    Overruling the objections of gun-rights advocates, the U.S. Senate on Monday confirmed Dr. Vivek Murthy, a British-born, American-educated internal medicine specialist, to become the 19th surgeon general of the United States. The 51-43 vote makes...
  • Harrisburg Outdoor show features country music

    Harrisburg Outdoor show features country music
    For some reason, country music and the outdoors go hand-in-hand. The National Rifle Association announced last week that country star Lee Brice and Thompson Square will perform at the 2015 Great American Outdoor Show at the Farm Show Complex in...
  • Obama takes on the Cuba lobby

    Obama takes on the Cuba lobby
    With his announcement that the United States will open negotiations and try to normalize relations with Cuba, President Barack Obama is trying to break the hold of the Cuba lobby once and for all. In historical terms, that's a remarkable undertaking....
  • DP Buzz: Handgun sales

    Editor's note: "DP Buzz is an interactive feature of the Daily Press Press Opinion Page. We email weekly questions on issues and topics affecting Peninsula-area citizens. Each week, subscribers can choose whether to weigh in or not with a short answer....
  • Right to shoot drones would be perfect NRA cause

    Right to shoot drones  would be perfect NRA cause
    The National Rifle Association lately has been having its way with the Florida Legislature — think Docs & Glocks, which forbade doctors from asking patients about gun ownership. And despite the furor over Stand Your Ground, no significant rollback...
  • New laws OK wine shipments, ban tiger selfies

    New laws OK wine shipments, ban tiger selfies
    New state laws taking effect Thursday give livestock in California more living room, approve direct-to-consumer wine shipments in Massachusetts and levy the ultimate punishment on wannabe teen drivers in Nevada by denying them licenses if they skip too...
  • Some people shouldn't have guns

    Some people shouldn't have guns
    The news is full of explanations and accusations for the recent tragic attacks on law enforcement officers. Inflammatory remarks have been directed at the New York City mayor and the attorney general among others. In many, if not most, of these...
  • Toddler who shot mom 'unzipped' special purse gun pocket

    Veronica Rutledge and her husband loved everything about guns. They practiced at shooting ranges. They hunted. And both of them, relatives and friends say, had permits to carry concealed firearms. Veronica typically left her Blackfoot, Idaho, home with...
  • Thrasher's voice could help derail bad gun bill

    Thrasher's voice could help derail  bad gun bill
    There was a time not long ago when John Thrasher was one of the most powerful men in Florida politics, having served as speaker of the Florida House of Representatives, and later as a state senator from St. Augustine and chairman of the Republican Party...