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Bloomberg Blasts NRA: ‘Connecticut Is Because of Some of Their Actions’

Bloomberg Blasts NRA: ‘Connecticut Is Because of Some of Their Actions’

Michael Loccisano/FilmMagic(NEW YORK) — New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg Thursday placed partial blame on the National Rifle Association for the Connecticut elementary school massacre in which 20 children and six adults were gunned down last week…

Sen. Joe Manchin Says He Can Bring NRA, Congress Together

Sen. Joe Manchin Says He Can Bring NRA, Congress Together

Alex Wong/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — In the wake of the tragedy in Newtown, Conn., a surprising voice has emerged: Sen. Joe Manchin, a proud pro-gun Democrat from West Virginia, who has stepped forward as a possible dealmaker on new gun control laws.”…

NRA Breaks Silence on Connecticut Shooting

NRA Breaks Silence on Connecticut Shooting

NRA/ABC News(FAIRFAX, Va.) — The National Rifle Association has broken its silence on the mass school shooting in Newtown, Conn., saying it is ready to “offer meaningful contributions” to the effort to make sure there are no more incidents…

Opponents Protest in Face of NRA Silence on Conn. School Shooting

Opponents Protest in Face of NRA Silence on Conn. School Shooting

PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Faced with the National Rifle Association’s silence in the wake of the school shooting in Newtown, Conn., opponents of the group are taking to Washington, D.C., to protest.Chanting “Shame on the NRA,” a …

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…

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 “…

Former Pa. Gov. Rendell: "Everyone is Scared of the NRA"

Former Pa. Gov. Rendell: "Everyone is Scared of the NRA"

Jin Lee/Bloomberg via Getty ImagesNEW YORK) — Former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell decried federal lawmakers for failing to pass a permanent ban on assault weapons, such as the one used in Friday’s deadly Colorado movie theater shooting.Rendell s…

Santorum to NRA: There’s No Perfect Candidate But ‘We’ve Got to Win’

Santorum to NRA: There’s No Perfect Candidate But ‘We’ve Got to Win’

Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call(ST. LOUIS) — Despite his no longer being a presidential candidate and having yet to endorse the presumptive GOP nominee, Rick Santorum gave an impassioned address to the National Rifle Association’s annual meeting Friday …

Romney Accuses Obama of Restricting Gun Ownership During NRA Address

Romney Accuses Obama of Restricting Gun Ownership During NRA Address

Whitney Curtis/Getty Images(ST. LOUIS) — In an address to the National Rifle Association’s annual meeting, Mitt Romney accused President Obama of “using every imaginable ploy” to restrict the right to bear arms.Speaking to a crowd of…

Bloomberg Blasts NRA over ‘Stand Your Ground’ Laws

Bloomberg Blasts NRA over ‘Stand Your Ground’ Laws

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg called for the nationwide reform or repeal of Stand Your Ground laws Wednesday at an event in Washington, D.C. to announce the Second Chance on Shoot First campaign.The …

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…

NRA Pushed for ‘Stand Your Ground’ Laws

NRA Pushed for ‘Stand Your Ground’ Laws

David De Lossy/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Do a quick search for “Stand Your Ground” on the National Rifle Association’s website and the first video result features the story of a Florida man exonerated of murder charges in January 2012 u…

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…

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