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Wayne LaPierre

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  • Roger Goodell on ‘Face the Nation’; Bob Costas on ‘Meet the Press’; Hines Ward on ‘State of the Union’

     
    NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell during a news conference Friday in New Orleans. Photo credit: Robert Deutsch/USA Today Sports THIS POST HAS BEEN UPDATED: Bob Schieffer will broadcast CBS' “Face the Nation” from New Orleans, where the Super Bowl...
  • Registry paranoia

     
    News: The NRA's Wayne LaPierre said on "Fox News Sunday" that background checks for all gun purchases would lead to a national registry of gun owners. Critics say such a registry could lead to taxes on guns or to confiscation.......
  • Yucks

     
    Nothing you could say could tear me away from my gun (my gun) Amendment number two says there’s nothing you can do to my gun (my gun) I’m clinging to my gun like a girl to a feller Nothing could......
  • Self-styled patriots silent on N. Korea threats

    Self-styled patriots silent on N. Korea threats
    Sony Pictures Entertainment has canceled the release of its satiric film, "The Interview," as a result of major U.S. movie chains' refusal to screen it because of terrorist threats from North Korea. However, I do not see Clive Bundy and his militia...
  • Review: Frontline's 'Gunned Down: The Power of the NRA'

    Review: Frontline's 'Gunned Down: The Power of the NRA'
    The National Rifle Assn.'s political clout is so sweeping -- and numerically disproportionate -- that it's unusual to realize its power is largely taken for granted, as if it were always thus. Frontline addresses that history, as well as the group's...
  • Chan Lowe: Gun rights

    Chan Lowe: Gun rights
    I’ve been trying to figure out exactly why NRA Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre’s argument seems so sensible on the surface, yet, upon further examination, sounds so absurd.   He contends that the best way to protect school...
  • Chan Lowe: Aftermath of the Sandy Hook shooting

    Chan Lowe: Aftermath of the Sandy Hook shooting
    A story recently ran that in Great Britain, news outlets had to reassure readers and viewers that their news coverage of NRA Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre’s response to the Newtown shooting tragedy was not a spoof.   That we here in...
  • Chan Lowe: Wayne LaPierre and the NRA leadership

    Chan Lowe: Wayne LaPierre and the NRA leadership
    Not only the American people, but also the rank and file of the NRA are being done a disservice by the absolutist position of the organization’s executive VP, Wayne LaPierre. His testimony in Congress was a shining example of paranoia on parade....
  • Chan Lowe: The Senate background check vote

    Chan Lowe: The Senate background check vote
    It was Sen. Pat Toomey of Pennsylvania who indicated that there was another, less savory Senate motive for defeating universal background checks for gun purchases last week.   All this time, many of us had assumed that the dogged preservation of the...
  • Reducing gun violence requires limits on gun sales as well as help for the mentally ill

    Reducing gun violence requires limits on gun sales as well as help for the mentally ill
    Your recent article about the difficulty college students have at campus mental health centers should be mailed to Wayne LaPierre, head of the National Rifle Association ("Students struggle for mental health services," March 8). Mr. LaPierre contends...
  • Hold Gun Makers Liable For Their Products

    Under the law of products liability, every industry that sells consumer products is fully responsible to make those products free from design or manufacturing defects, and we are all safer because of that. Every industry except one. Ironically that...