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Wayne LaPierre

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  • 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...
  • 6/25/2013-Strong Law Made Weak

    6/25/2013-Strong Law Made Weak
    So, the government gives with one hand and takes away with the other. Our legislature crafts a perfectly good gun law, the toughest in the nation they say, and a Connecticut bureaucratic board nullifies much of it by making it so much easier for anyone to...
  • In NRA-land, we're all crack shots and cold-blooded killers

    In NRA-land, we're all crack shots and cold-blooded killers
    After a tragedy like the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre in Newtown, Conn., the injection of anything short of seriousness into the subsequent public discourse about guns is touchy. But the National Rifle Association blasted numerous rounds into...
  • The cold-hearted dictators of the NRA

    I read Rachel Marsden's commentary ("In NRA-land, we are still crack shots and cold killers," Jan. 1) with interest. I wholeheartedly agree with Ms. Marsden and offer the following: Wayne LaPierre and the National Rifle Association's solution to have...
  • Freedom to live in fear

    Freedom to live in fear
    "Everybody got a pistol. This must really please the NRA" -- from "Gun" by Gil Scott-Heron So maybe the NRA is about to get its wish. Here we are, a little over three weeks after the massacre at an elementary school in Newtown, Conn., a little over...
  • Poll: NRA Lost Favor After Armed Guards Proposal

    The National Rifle Association lost favor with voters after its pre-Christmas press conference addressing the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings, according to a new poll from the Public Policy Polling center. A poll conducted before the press...
  • Can we finally close the gun show loophole?

    Can we finally close the gun show loophole?
    Whether it's the indelible horror of the massacre at Newtown, Conn., or the tone-deaf response of the National Rifle Association and its allies who have shown themselves so hysterical and paranoid on the subject of gun rights, the public's hunger for...
  • On eve of Biden gun report, NRA digs in

    On eve of Biden gun report, NRA digs in
    When Vice President Joe Biden invited the National Rifle Association to the White House the other day to join in the Obama administration's post-Newtown talks on ways to counter gun violence, it was like letting the fox into the chicken coop. The NRA...
  • 1/22/2013-Liberty Protects The Unarmed

    1/22/2013-Liberty Protects The Unarmed
    This war against the gun culture reminds me of the Watergate scandal. On any given day, if it was a slow news day, I could draw a cartoon about Nixon and his lying, cheating and obstructing justice. Now, on any given day, if I don't feel perfectly...
  • Op-Ed: Arming Schools Is Surrendering To Culture Of Violence

    A strange thing happened at Taft Union High School in Fresno, Calif. this month. A student brought a gun to school and shot a classmate, but no one died. A teacher and school supervisor talked the gunman into surrendering. Both were unarmed. The story...