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NRA Predicts Assault Weapons Ban Won’t Pass Congress

NRA Predicts Assault Weapons Ban Won’t Pass Congress

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — No matter what kind of recommendations Vice President Joe Biden’s group makes to the president to curb gun violence, National Rifle Association President David Keene says a possible renewal of the assault we…

NRA Silent Following School Shooting and Calls for Stricter Gun Laws

NRA Silent Following School Shooting and Calls for Stricter Gun Laws

David De Lossy/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Groups and lawmakers in favor of stricter gun laws haven’t wasted any time speaking out following the mass shooting in Newtown, Conn., but the pro-gun National Rifle Association has been silent.The NRA, which freq…

Appeals Court Upholds Ban on Gun Sales to Those Under 21

Appeals Court Upholds Ban on Gun Sales to Those Under 21

David De Lossy/Thinkstock(NEW ORLEANS) — The National Rifle Association has to make a decision whether it will go to the U.S. Supreme Court to appeal Thursday’s federal appellate court’s unanimous ruling that people under 21 don’t necessarily have the…

NRA Jumps Into 2012 Race, Attacking Obama in TV Ads

NRA Jumps Into 2012 Race, Attacking Obama in TV Ads

NRA Political Victory Fund(FAIRFAX, Va.) — After the National Rifle Association endorsed Mitt Romney for president last Thursday, the group aired its first TV ad of the 2012 election season attacking President Obama.The new ad accuses Obama of “…

NRA Exec: Coverage of Trayvon Martin ‘Sensational’

NRA Exec: Coverage of Trayvon Martin ‘Sensational’

Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images(ST. LOUIS) — A top National Rifle Association official lashed out today at what he called the “sensational” coverage of the Trayvon Martin case and called violent crime a fact of life, in a speech at the group…

Romney to Address NRA Weeks After Revealing He’s a Gun Owner

Romney to Address NRA Weeks After Revealing He’s a Gun Owner

Richard Ellis/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Mitt Romney will address the National Rifle Association‘s annual meeting later this week, a speech that comes at a crucial time for the candidate who is working to appeal to the conservative base of his p…

Romney to Address NRA Weeks After Revealing He’s a Gun Owner

Romney to Address NRA Weeks After Revealing He’s a Gun Owner

Richard Ellis/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Mitt Romney will address the National Rifle Association‘s annual meeting later this week, a speech that comes at a crucial time for the candidate who is working to appeal to the conservative base of his p…

Florida Hospitals Push for Gun Ban

Florida Hospitals Push for Gun Ban

David De Lossy/Thinkstock(HOLLYWOOD, Fla.) — A South Florida group wants to ban guns from hospitals and nursing homes in the state by extending a list of weapon-free safety zones that already includes schools, government buildings, and athletic events…

Rick Perry’s Morning at the Gun Range and Five Guys

Rick Perry’s Morning at the Gun Range and Five Guys

Aaron M. Sprecher/Getty Images(RIDGELAND, S.C.) — In between campaign stops Friday morning, Texas Gov. Rick Perry squeezed in some time for a little target practice at a local gun range and a bite at Five Guys. Clad in his navy-blue “Perry Presi…

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