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Wayne LaPierre

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  • The NRA's Supposed Clout Is A Charade

    The NRA's Supposed Clout Is A Charade
    Before the horrific tragedy in Newtown claimed the lives of 20 children and six educators, I didn't pay much attention to the National Rifle Association. As a three-term member of Congress, I certainly had caught wind of the mythology surrounding the...
  • Here's The Answer — Don't Give Men Guns

    When we look at the acts of almost unspeakable gun violence making news and breaking hearts, it doesn't take Rachel Maddow or Wayne LaPierre to target the fact that men are responsible. We don't need to hit the archives for historical documentation....
  • 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...
  • Armed Police In Each School?

    The National Rifle Association, silent for a week after the horrific massacre of 20 first-graders and six women who tried to protect them at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, finally broke its silence. At a "press conference" at which no...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Gun sales surge; 3 1/2 years of ammunition magazines sold in 72 hours

    Gun sales surge; 3 1/2 years of ammunition magazines sold in 72 hours
    Calls for stricter weapons laws after the massacre at a Connecticut elementary school have gun enthusiasts scrambling to buy firearms before they’re potentially restricted or banned outright. Brownells Inc., which claims to be the world’s...
  • NRA pledge on gun rights: 'We will never surrender'

    NRA pledge on gun rights: 'We will never surrender'
    HOUSTON — Vowing that “we will never surrender,” the leader of the National Rifle Assn. claimed victory over recently defeated gun control legislation and denounced “political and media” elites for vilifying gun owners and...
  • Navy Yard shooting refutes 'good guy with gun' claim

     Navy Yard shooting refutes 'good guy with gun' claim
    In the aftermath of the horrible shooting in Newton, Conn., Wayne LaPierre of the National Rifle Association forcefully declared that "The only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun." However, the last two shooting tragedies our...
  • Saturday's TV Highlights: 'Hitchcock' on HBO

    Saturday's TV Highlights: 'Hitchcock' on HBO
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Sept. 22 - 28, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     --------------------   The Ellen DeGeneres Show The Tonight Show...
  • California Democrats reject NRA proposal for armed guards in schools

     
    California Democrats forcefully rejected the National Rifle Assn.'s call for a massive deployment of armed guards to the nation's schools in the wake of the Newtown, Conn., school massacre....