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The National Rifle Association sharply criticized fellow gun-rights activists, saying the Texas “open carry” demonstrations have “crossed the line from enthusiasm to downright foolishness.” (Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

NRA To Open Carry Texas: Public Demonstrations ‘Downright Weird, Downright Scary’

The National Rifle Association sharply criticized fellow gun-rights activists, saying the Texas “open carry” demonstrations have “crossed the line from enthusiasm to downright foolishness.”

06/03/2014

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Eight-Year-Old Receives NRA Membership After Shaping ‘Pop-Tart’ Into Gun

The National Rifle Association has given an eight-year-old boy a free lifetime membership, after he ate a Pop-Tart and shaped it into a gun at an elementary school in Baltimore.

05/30/2013

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Guns In Your Home: A Statistical Accident Waiting To Happen

Over 70 percent of the time a minor is killed by a gun, the gun used was housed in that minor’s own home.

05/15/2013

File photo of the NRA's Wayne LaPierre. (Photo Credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

LaPierre: NRA, Members Will Never Surrender Guns

The public face of the National Rifle Association is imploring members to never surrender their weapons in the wake of recent gun control efforts in Congress that he said will “destroy us and every ounce of our freedom.”

05/04/2013

The incoming leader of the National Rifle Association has a penchant for bold statements that are sure to enflame an already explosive national debate over gun control. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

NRA’s New President Has Penchant For Picking Political Fights

The incoming leader of the National Rifle Association has a penchant for bold statements that are sure to enflame an already explosive national debate over gun control.

05/04/2013

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Next NRA leader: Members Fighting ‘Culture War’

The incoming president of the National Rifle Association is warning its members they are fighting a “culture war” that goes beyond gun rights.

05/03/2013

National Rifle Association (NRA) CEO Wayne LaPierre speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in National Harbor, Md., on March 15, 2013. (credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

NRA Predicts Largest Convention Crowd In Its History

The National Rifle Association has spent much of the past year under siege, ardently defending gun rights following mass shootings in Colorado and Connecticut and fighting back against mounting pressure for stricter laws in Washington and state capitols across the country.

05/02/2013

Eddie Gossage, President of Texas Motor Speedway, announces a one-year agreement with the National Rifle Association to serve as the title sponsor for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Texas Motor Speedway on March 3, 2013 in Fort Worth, Texas. (credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images for Texas Motor Speedway)

NRA New Title Sponsor Of NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Race

The National Rifle Association is taking its relationship with racing to a new level as the title sponsor of a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race.

03/05/2013

Sandy Hook Elementary School

Opinion: Gun Reform

In the wake of the tragedy in Connecticut, it is clear that this nation needs to reform its gun laws and a number of other needs now.

12/19/2012

Sandy Hook School

Opinion: Guns

Following the events in Connecticut last Friday, there is a fundamental question that keeps crossing my mind: Why did this have to happen? How many more schools need to be shot up before we act? How many children need to die over a Constitutional Amendment that addressed the right for Americans to possess muskets?

12/18/2012

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