National Rifle Association

Clinton: US ‘Less Racist, Less Sexist, Less Homophobic’

Former President Bill Clinton said that an increasingly violent climate in the U.S. has been exacerbated by stand-your-ground laws, the NRA, and those who only surround themselves with people who agree with their opinions – but he rejects that the country is more racist than it was in the past.

09/25/2014

The former Republican vice presidential candidate took several opportunities to take shots at “hypocrites” in Washington politics, using the term “they” throughout much of her speech against big government at the NRA’s annual convention in Indianapolis.  (Photo by T.J. Kirkpatrick/Getty Images)

Palin: ‘Waterboarding Is How We Baptize Terrorists’

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin did not mince her words in verbal attacks against “leftist liberals” and other gun control advocates, suggesting several parallels between colonial American patriots and those in attendance at this weekend’s National Rifle Association convention.

04/28/2014

File photo of an NRA rally supporting the Second Amendment. (credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

NRA Seeks To Block Gun Magazine Ban

The National Rifle Association is asking Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy to block enforcement of a California city ordinance that bans gun magazines capable of holding more than 10 bullets.

03/11/2014

The U.S. Capitol building in Washington, D.C. (Credit: Getty Images)

Congress Ready To Extend Ban On Plastic Firearms

A Senate vote to renew an expiring ban on plastic firearms capable of evading metal detectors and X-ray machines is shaping up as a bittersweet moment for gun control supporters, days before the anniversary of the deadly mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut.

12/09/2013

Gun control groups say this is the year they finally go toe-to-toe with the National Rifle Association and match their foe's imposing campaign spending for congressional candidates.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Poll: Fewer Than Half Of Americans Now Support Stricter Gun Control

A new survey finds that nearly a year after the Sandy Hook school shooting that prompted a nationwide debate on gun control, fewer than half of Americans now support such restrictions.

12/05/2013

Plastic And 3-D Gun Ban Passes House, Democrats Look To Expand Restrictions

The House of Representatives passed a bill on Tuesday that would extend a 1988 law banning plastic guns that could slip past X-ray machines and metal detectors – but some Democrats are calling for tougher, more modern restrictions.

12/04/2013

Academy-Award winning director of 2002's "Bowling for Columbine" said he's very disappointed with the country's lack of legislation against weapons. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Michael Moore: ‘Americans Kill People, Guns Don’t’

While outside of Los Angeles International Airport, documentary filmmaker Michael Moore was asked about the recent attack at the airport and the ongoing gun violence in the U.S.

11/06/2013

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NRA: Get ‘Homicidal Maniacs’ Off Streets

Greater efforts are needed to identify and lock up mentally ill people who are dangerous, a top National Rifle Association official responding to the recent Washington Navy Yard shootings said Sunday.

09/22/2013

Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., speaks during a press conference after meeting with fellow Democratic Senators, on Capitol Hill, on July 9, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

NRA Stepping Up Attack On Manchin Over Gun Background Check Measure

The National Rifle Association plans to mail 200,000 letters to West Virginians this week, stepping up its attack on U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin over the gun purchase background check measure he’s co-sponsored.

07/10/2013

Photos of Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre victims sits at a small memorial near the school on January 14, 2013 in Newtown, Connecticut. The town marked a month anniversay since the massacre of 26 children and adults at the school, the second-worst such shooting in U.S. history.  (Credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Newtown Families: We’ll Keep Fighting for Gun Law

Some families who lost loved ones in December’s massacre at a Connecticut elementary school say they are very disappointed by the Senate’s defeat of expanded background checks for gun sales and vow to continue their fight.

04/21/2013

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