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National Rifle Association of America

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  • Kaine marks Va. tech massacre with call for gun control measures

    Sen. Tim Kaine came to th floor of the Senate to read the names of the 32 Virginia tech students and faculty who died in the mass shooting of April 16, 2007, and to call on Congress to pass comprehensive background check legislation -- the kind of law...
  • Sarah Brady, gun control advocate and widow of James Brady, dies at 73

    Sarah Brady, gun control advocate and widow of James Brady, dies at 73
    After the 1981 assassination attempt on President Ronald Reagan, nearly everyone knew that White House spokesman James Brady had been shot in the head and partially paralyzed in the attack by a mentally deranged assailant, John W. Hinckley Jr. But...
  • Hillary Clinton will coast if opponents go to Crazy Town

    Hillary Clinton will coast if opponents go to Crazy Town
    Before Hillary Clinton had even made her presidential run official, some unlikely allies began campaigning for her. At the National Rifle Association's annual convention Friday, Wayne LaPierre, the organization's executive vice president said:...
  • Little 'safe' about gun proposal

    Little 'safe' about gun proposal
    Senate Bill 176, a piece of flawed and dangerous legislation that if passed would allow anyone over the age of 21 with a concealed weapon or firearm license to carry their firearms onto our college campuses, must be defeated or revised. The premise that...
  • NRA not reassuring

    NRA not reassuring
    Mark Porcaro's letter to the editor criticized CeaseFirePA board member Fritz Walker's Your View, which described ongoing National Rifle Association efforts to block legislation to make those on the FBI's Terrorist Watchlist "prohibited persons." For...
  • Conservatives push for changes to Patriot Act data provisions as expiration draws near

    WASHINGTON With key provisions of the Patriot Act set to expire on June 1, conservative advocacy groups are telling Republican lawmakers they should make significant changes to the government's authority to collect data about Americans. The groups feel...
  • The Bradys and the N.R.A.

    The Bradys and the N.R.A.
    After reading the April 4 Sun Sentinel, my wife asked if I read the Sarah Brady article who died at age 73. I don't read the obituaries pages - even the thought of thinking of finding my name bothers me. I was surprised it wasn't front page news....
  • GOP hopefuls give NRA event an earful on Hillary Clinton

    The prospect of Hillary Rodham Clinton's imminent presidential campaign dropped like a gift from the heavens at the National Rifle Association's annual convention Friday. A succession of potential Republican presidential rivals slung criticism and...
  • Mayo: As closing time nears, will Legislature clock us?

    Mayo: As closing time nears, will Legislature clock us?
    With three weeks left in the 2015 regular session, our Legislature is working as hard as ever — to clobber us. Perhaps it was an omen when a Miami lawmaker reportedly punched a visiting college student in the face at a Tallahassee watering hole...
  • NRA leaders warn members of looming gun-control efforts

    Leaders of the National Rifle Association on Saturday cited the new Republican majority in the U.S. Senate as evidence of the group's political clout, but warned of looming gun-control efforts in the final years of Barack Obama's presidency. Wayne...
  • Gov. Walker pitches Second Amendment bona fides to NRA gathering

    Targeting the votes of the nation's gun owners alongside other White House hopefuls, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker touted his loaded Second Amendment record in Tennessee before National Rifle Association members from around the nation. With Walker and...