• Fri 87°F / 53°F
Home » Posts tagged with » NRA

Glenn Beck at NRA Rally: ‘Freedom of All Mankind is at Stake’

Glenn Beck at NRA Rally: ‘Freedom of All Mankind is at Stake’

Michael Caulfield/WireImage(HOUSTON) — Television and radio host Glenn Beck warned NRA members that the “freedom of all mankind is at stake” and the “right to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed.”
“They want to fundamentally transform our countr…

New President Elected at Annual NRA Convention

New President Elected at Annual NRA Convention

NRANews/YouTube(HOUSTON) — The NRA has a new president, Birmingham, Ala., attorney Jim Porter, and if his old stump speeches are any indication, he has a knack for firing up a crowd.Porter, who until this week was first vice president at the NRA and c…

Bloomberg, NRA Brace for Showdown on Guns in Senate

Bloomberg, NRA Brace for Showdown on Guns in Senate

Jupiterimages/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — With the Senate slated to consider comprehensive gun legislation next month, two powerful voices on different sides of the gun debate – New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and the National Rifle Association&rsquo…

GOP Frosh Bill Would Fund Cops in Schools

GOP Frosh Bill Would Fund Cops in Schools

David De Lossy/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — A freshman House Republican is introducing a bill that could bring the National Rifle Association’s proposal for more armed police officers guarding schools to fruition.The Protect America’s Schools …

LaPierre Holds His Ground on Opposing Universal Background Checks

LaPierre Holds His Ground on Opposing Universal Background Checks

KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Not budging an inch from his testimony before a Senate panel last week, National Rifle Association chief executive Wayne LaPierre told Fox News Sunday he remains adamantly opposed to universal background che…

Mark Kelly, NRA’s Wayne LaPierre to Testify at Gun Violence Hearing

Mark Kelly, NRA’s Wayne LaPierre to Testify at Gun Violence Hearing

KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images | Bruce Glikas/FilmMagic(WASHINGTON) — Mark Kelly, the astronaut husband of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, D-Ariz., and Wayne LaPierre, the executive vice president and CEO of the National Rifle Association, will testify before…

NRA’s LaPierre Fires Away at Obama and His Inaugural Address

NRA’s LaPierre Fires Away at Obama and His Inaugural Address

KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images(RENO, Nev.) — In a scathing attack on President Obama, the executive vice president of the National Rifle Association told a gathering of hunters in Nevada Tuesday night that the administration is determined to either tax…

NRA President Defends Ad Attacking Obama, Vows ‘Battle’ Ahead

NRA President Defends Ad Attacking Obama, Vows ‘Battle’ Ahead

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — In an interview with ABC News Wednesday evening, NRA President David Keene said the gun-rights lobby is aggressively preparing for “battle” with the White House and Congress over President Obama&…

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…

Gun Control Advocates See ‘Opportune Moment’ as Biden Readies Proposals

Gun Control Advocates See ‘Opportune Moment’ as Biden Readies Proposals

PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Still days away from any announcement of the White House’s proposals for addressing gun violence — and less than one month since a mass shooting claimed the lives of 27 people, including 20 first graders,…

Biden Gun Violence Meetings: NRA Criticism Draws No Comment

Biden Gun Violence Meetings: NRA Criticism Draws No Comment

ABC News(WASHINGTON) — Vice President Joe Biden described his meeting with the National Rifle Association Thursday as “productive” and said that even advocates for gun owners do not agree on one single solution to minimizing gun violence&l…

NRA Blasts Biden After Meeting on Guns

NRA Blasts Biden After Meeting on Guns

ABC News(WASHINGTON) — The National Rifle Association blasted Vice President Joe Biden after a meeting Thursday afternoon with gun ownership groups, arguing that the talks did not produce legitimate ideas about how to curb gun violence but instead wen…

Biden to Meet with NRA, Walmart on Day Two of Gun Talks

Biden to Meet with NRA, Walmart on Day Two of Gun Talks

ABC News(WASHINGTON) — Vice President Joe Biden will start day two of this week’s meetings on gun violence on Thursday, and the participants in the latest round of talks will include two powerhouses in the gun industry — the National Rifle Associatio…

Biden to Meet with NRA, Other Groups About Gun Violence

Biden to Meet with NRA, Other Groups About Gun Violence

ABC News(WASHINGTON) — Vice President Joe Biden, cabinet members and senior staff are preparing to hold meetings this week with a number of groups focused on the problem of gun violence.Officials in the vice president’s office say Biden will hol…

Sen. Heidi Heitkamp: Reported Obama Gun Proposals ‘Way in Extreme’

Sen. Heidi Heitkamp: Reported Obama Gun Proposals ‘Way in Extreme’

ABC News(NEW YORK) — Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D. said Sunday morning on “This Week”  that while all options should be on the table to address gun violence, President Obama’s reported plans to curve shootings are ”way in ex…

NRA Takes Fire for Stance on Mental Illness

NRA Takes Fire for Stance on Mental Illness

KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The National Rifle Association has come under fire by an association of psychiatrists for its characterization of people who commit violent crimes as “monsters,” “lunatics” and “insane.”The American Psychiatri…

NRA Chief Wayne LaPierre Calls Assault Weapons Ban ‘Phony’

NRA Chief Wayne LaPierre Calls Assault Weapons Ban ‘Phony’

KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — National Rifle Association CEO Wayne LaPierre fired back at his critics Sunday, defending his proposal to put armed guards in every school in the country as a way to prevent future tragedies like the Sandy H…

Asa Hutchinson: Gun Control Not Part of ‘Ultimate Solution’ to Gun Violence

Asa Hutchinson: Gun Control Not Part of ‘Ultimate Solution’ to Gun Violence

Alex Wong/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Asa Hutchinson — the former congressman who will lead the effort by the NRA to place armed security guards in schools across the country following the Newtown, Conn. shooting that left 20 children and six adu…

Senators Call NRA Statement a ‘Sad and Shameful’ Response to Sandy Hook Shootings

Senators Call NRA Statement a ‘Sad and Shameful’ Response to Sandy Hook Shootings

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — Democratic Senators called the NRA’s statement Friday a “sad and shameful” response to the shootings which killed 20 children at Sandy Hook elementary one week ago. “The NRA statement t…

NRA to ‘Offer Meaningful Contributions’ to Prevent More Gun Violence

NRA to ‘Offer Meaningful Contributions’ to Prevent More Gun Violence

NRA/ABC News(WASHINGTON) — For the past week, leadership at the National Rifle Association has largely stayed away from the media.  But on Friday morning, the group may weigh in on how to keep a deadly shooting massacre like the one last week at …

Page 1 of 212

Advertise With Us

Would you like to advertise on East Idaho News? Fill out this form to contact a representative.
  • Full and Last
  • The name of your company, business or brand.