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Wayne LaPierre

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  • How Trump and LaPierre outshone Christie, Ryan and Cruz at CPAC

    How Trump and LaPierre outshone Christie, Ryan and Cruz at CPAC
    NATIONAL HARBOR. Md. -- So what were Republican presidential hopefuls telling conservatives Thursday on opening day of the annual CPAC conference? Republican Texas Sen. Ted Cruz: Washington sucks. Republican U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan: Democrats suck....
  • Who rocked the best CPAC speech: Christie, Cruz, Ryan or Trump?

    Who rocked the best CPAC speech: Christie, Cruz, Ryan or Trump?
    NATIONAL HARBOR, MD—A famous conservative walks into a ballroom …. If he is sticking to tradition, he opens with a joke. Or a story that makes him look good or brave or important. On Thursday, the American Conservative Union hosted a...
  • Bravado Alone Won't Stop Gun Toll

    Bravado Alone Won't Stop Gun Toll
    At a debate among Republican gubernatorial hopefuls Sunday, former West Hartford councilman Joe Visconti said he "never would have signed" the state's 2013 gun safety law. The longtime gun owner also said he wished he had been at Sandy Hook Elementary...
  • 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...
  • NRA Calls For More Armed Security In Schools

    NRA Calls For More Armed Security In Schools
    Saying "the only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun," the head of the National Rifle Association called for an increase in armed security in schools in the wake of the Newtown school massacre. Wayne LaPierre, NRA’s...
  • 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...
  • NRA Response Comes Under Attack

    NRA Response Comes Under Attack
    The National Rifle Association's response Friday to the Newtown school massacre — a proposal to post armed police officers in every school in the country — failed to impress many in Connecticut on a day when funerals were still being held...
  • 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...