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Top National Rifle Association of America Articles

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  • Lessons from Charleston: Hate and guns are lethal combination

    The following editorial appeared in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch on Monday, June 22: America isn't just letting the terrorists win. It is inviting them into our churches and schools. The slaughter of innocents is enabled in a country paralyzed by fear....
  • Obama says US racism 'not cured,' makes point with epithet

    Obama says US racism 'not cured,' makes point with epithet
    President Barack Obama says the history of slavery and segregation is "still part of our DNA" in the United States, even if racial epithets no longer show up in polite conversation. He uttered the N-word in making his point. In an interview, Obama talked...
  • NRA selectively interprets 2nd Amendment

    NRA selectively interprets 2nd Amendment
    As sure as nine people have been butchered by yet another gun-wielding maniac, there will be an outcry for more laws controlling the sale and registration of firearms, and the NRA will again claim they are heroically upholding the Second Amendment...
  • America and guns: 'utter lunacy'

    America and guns: 'utter lunacy'
    And so it happens again: another gun-related atrocity in America, this time in Charleston. But after the events of Columbine, Aurora, Newtown and West Baltimore, and Chicago, and town after city after town, are we really shocked? The American way of...
  • Gun control won't lead to gun confiscation

    America experiences about 33,000 gun deaths every year — 88 per day. Another 70,000 people are wounded. The deaths break down as about 60 percent suicides, 37 percent homicides and 3 percent accidents and police shootings. Guns are the No. 2 cause...
  • Communities need good guys with guns

    The Charleston, S.C., hate crime, allegedly committed by Dylann Roof, is a sad example of National Rifle Association Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre's dictum that "If guns are outlawed, only the bad guys will have guns." For all practical...
  • Gov. Walker ends decades-old waiting period for handguns in Wisconsin

    Gov. Walker ends decades-old waiting period for handguns in Wisconsin
    After signing two bills that loosen Wisconsin's gun laws, Gov. Scott Walker defended the timing of his public event Wednesday, saying it had been scheduled before nine people were shot and killed last week in a South Carolina church. With his signature,...
  • Gov. Walker ends decades-old waiting period for handguns

    After signing two bills that loosen Wisconsin's gun laws, Gov. Scott Walker defended the timing of his public event Wednesday, saying it had been scheduled before nine people were shot and killed last week in a South Carolina church. With his signature,...
  • 'White racism,' NRA are to blame for lax gun rules, Martin O'Malley says

    'White racism,' NRA are to blame for lax gun rules, Martin O'Malley says
    Democratic presidential candidate Martin O’Malley suggested Sunday that Congress had fallen under the sway of "white racism" and the political force of the National Rifle Assn. in refusing to respond with new laws to a cascade of shooting...
  • Obama says bitter partisan debate driving cynicism of public

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama said the U.S. has become fragmented by highly partisan and bitter political debate, which has driven portions of the public away from voting and made it harder to act on national interests. American political...
  • After Charleston shootings, gun curbs dormant in Congress

    This week's slaughter of nine people in a South Carolina church left prospects that Congress will curb guns right where they've been for years — remote for now, according to lawmakers and activists on both sides of the issue. Conceding that...