NRA Shuts Down Facebook, No Tweets Since School ShootingNational Rifle Association officials have kept quiet in the wake of Friday’s elementary school shooting in Newtown, Conn., and they also shut down their Facebook page and have not had any Twitter activity since Friday morning.
NRA CEO: Belcher's Girlfriend Could Be Alive If She Was Gun OwnerThe head of the National Rifle Association, CEO Wayne LaPierre, stated that the recent murder-suicide involving Kansas City Chiefs player Javon Belcher could have been avoided if his girlfriend owned a gun to protect herself.
Treaty Unlikely To Curb U.S. Gun Rights Negotiators at the United Nations are working to put final touches on a treaty cracking down on the global, $60 billion business of illicit trading in small arms, a move aimed at curbing violence in some of the most troubled corners of the world. In the United States, gun activists denounce it as an end run around their constitutional right to bear arms.
Newt Gingrich Bitten By Penguin At St. Louis Zoo At least one penguin at the St. Louis Zoo appears to be a feisty opponent of Newt Gingrich.