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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...
  • Hogan, Brown clash on education, economy, environment

    Hogan, Brown clash on education, economy, environment
    Democrat Anthony G. Brown and Republican Larry Hogan brought their combative disagreement on Maryland's future to their third and final televised debate in the race for governor. In their most wide-ranging exchange yet, Brown and Hogan disagreed...
  • Pennsylvania pigeon shoot vote has been long time coming

    Heidi Prescott and Johnna Seeton were among those who watched the state Senate finally vote late Wednesday to ban pigeon shoots and the "sport" of shooting tethered animals. I think it's fair to say that no one was happier than they were. "I've been...
  • Support candidates who protect Second Amendment

    The 2014 midterm and 2016 presidential elections are critical for Second Amendment supporters and gun owners. Recent attempts to pass restrictive gun legislation have failed by slim margins. This gives anti-gun politicians hope for success in the future....
  • Lieutenant governor candidates Ulman, Rutherford trade barbs in only debate

    Lieutenant governor candidates Ulman, Rutherford trade barbs in only debate
    The two men running to be Maryland's next lieutenant governor traded barbs and accusations Thursday in their first and only formal debate of the campaign. Ken Ulman, who is running with Democratic gubernatorial candidate Anthony G. Brown, said Republican...
  • Bear shooter becomes instant celebrity

    Bear shooter becomes instant celebrity
    Victor Peters was just a quiet guy in the neighborhood until he killed a bear. Now he's a media star. Since he shot a Florida black bear that had twice broken into his Lady Lake home, Peters, 64, has been featured on CNN, fielded interview requests from...
  • With gun in the mix, mental illness turns to tragedy

    With gun in the mix, mental illness turns to tragedy
    Colby Sue Weathers killed her father at the insistence of the voices in her head. She shot him once in the back as he sat at the family's dining room table.  Ms. Weathers, a paranoid schizophrenic, had used the money from her disability check to buy the...
  • Mother charged in teen's possession of gun at school

    Mother charged in teen's possession of gun at school
    The first gun was found inside a backpack belonging to a 17-year-old student at Will Rogers Continuation School in Van Nuys. The weapon was a .45-caliber semiautomatic pistol, loaded with six rounds, police said. A day later, police served a search...