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.
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.
Anti-Gun Violence Group Protests at NRA Headquarters in FairfaxAbout 60 members of a newly formed anti-gun violence group in Northern Virginia protested in front of the National Rifle Association headquarters in Fairfax on Friday morning.
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.
NRA Says More Gun Control Not a Serious ProposalBanning some assault weapons and requiring background checks for all firearms purchases aren't a serious attempt to reduce gun violence, a top National Rifle Association official warned Tuesday as Congress geared up for the year's first hearing on the subject.
NRA President: Group Supportive Of Tighter Background ChecksThe head of the National Rifle Association says the organization has no problem with tighter background checks of gun purchasers.
NRA Shooting Game No Longer For Preschoolers A new shooting game for mobile devices tied to the National Rifle Association is no longer being labeled suitable for preschoolers.
Obama: 'I Don't Know' If All Gun Control Legislation Will Get Through CongressPresident Barack Obama endorsed controversial bans on assault weapons and high-capacity ammunition magazines on Monday, as well as stricter background checks for gun buyers — but conceded he may not win approval of all in a Congress reluctant to tighten restrictions.
NRA President: White House Won't Pass Assault Weapon BanThe powerful gun lobby is gauging enough support in Congress to block a law that would ban assault weapons, despite promises from the White House and senior lawmakers to make such a measure a reality.
FBI: Hammers, Clubs Kill More People Than Rifles, ShotgunsAnnual FBI crime statistics show that more people are killed with clubs and hammers each year than by rifles or shotguns.
Lawmakers Look To Restrict Gun Magazine Capacity Lawmakers from both parties voiced their willingness Sunday to pursue some changes to the nation's gun laws, but adamant opposition from the National Rifle Association has made clear that any such effort will face significant obstacles.
LaPierre: 'Call Me Crazy' For Wanting Armed Guards In SchoolsThe 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.
Celebrity Twitter Accounts Opt For Silence After NRA StatementActors, musicians, athletes and other famous personalities took the Internet to make their voices and political sentiments heard during the Presidential election. But during yesterday's press conference hosted by the National Rifle Association, many of those voices were uncharacteristically quiet.
NRA: 'Only Way To Stop A Bad Guy With A Gun Is With A Good Guy With A Gun'The National Rifle Association is finally speaking out one week after a school shooting in Newtown, Conn., left 26 people dead, including 20 children.
Opinion: Gun ReformIn the wake of the tragedy in Connecticut, it is clear that this nation needs to reform its gun laws and a number of other needs now.