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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

National Rifle Association leader Wayne LaPierre says he thinks the federal government wants universal background checks on gun owners to make it easier for federal officials to seize firearms. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

LaPierre: Fed Call For Background Checks ‘Will Be Used To Confiscate Your Guns’

National Rifle Association leader Wayne LaPierre says he thinks the federal government wants universal background checks on gun owners to make it easier for federal officials to seize firearms.

02/24/2013

File photo of semiautomatic weapons. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Gun Ban Would Protect More Than 2,200 Firearms

Congress’ latest crack at a new assault weapons ban would protect more than 2,200 specific firearms, including a semi-automatic rifle that is nearly identical to one of the guns used in the bloodiest shootout in FBI history.

02/16/2013

The NRA's Wayne LaPierre is urging gun owners to fight back against government legislation of gun rights. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

LaPierre: Gun Owners Need to ‘Stand and Fight’ For the Second Amendment

National Rifle Association leader Wayne LaPierre renewed his call Thursday for armed guards in schools and urged gun owners to “stand and fight” for the Second Amendment.

02/14/2013

Senate Judiciary Committee Hears From Prominent Voices On Both Sides Of Gun Control Debate

NRA’s LaPierre: Wonk with Million-Dollar Megaphone

Wayne LaPierre would just as soon read a book as fire a gun. That’s right, the National Rifle Association’s fire-breathing defender of gun rights is more academic than marksman.

02/09/2013

National Rifle Association (NRA) CEO Wayne LaPierre. (Credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

NRA Likens Universal Checks To Gun Registry

The National Rifle Association’s executive vice president continued to oppose background checks for all gun purchases despite polls indicating that most NRA members don’t share his position.

02/03/2013

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

Conservatives Make Gun Issue New Rallying Cry

An immigration debate is raging and a budget crisis looms in Congress, but the conservative activists gathered outside the New Hampshire Statehouse had just one thing on their minds: guns.

02/02/2013

NRA CEO Wayne LaPierre criticized federal legislation for firearms as ineffective and overreaching. (Photo - BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

NRA’s LaPierre: ‘Let’s Be Honest, Background Checks Will Never Be Universal’

Wayne LaPierre, the executive vice president and CEO of the National Rifle Association, told a Senate committee on Wednesday that new proposals to ban assault weapons and increase background checks on gun buyers were not likely to solve the problem of gun violence.

01/30/2013

National Rifle Association Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre calls on Congress to pass a law putting armed police officers in every school in America during a news conference at the Willard Hotel on Dec. 21, 2012 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Poll Finds Majority Of Americans Hold Favorable View Of NRA

A new poll finds that a majority of Americans view the National Rifle Association favorably.

12/28/2012

Wayne LaPierre speaks to the NRA. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

LaPierre: ‘Call Me Crazy’ For Wanting Armed Guards In Schools

The National Rifle Association on Sunday forcefully stuck to its call for placing armed police officers and security guards in every school as the best way to avoid shootings such as the recent massacre at an elementary school in Newtown, Conn.

12/23/2012

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