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.
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.
NRA's LaPierre: Wonk with Million-Dollar MegaphoneWayne 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.
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.
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.
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.
Poll Finds Majority Of Americans Hold Favorable View Of NRAA new poll finds that a majority of Americans view the National Rifle Association favorably.
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.
NRA Promises To Help Prevent Future School ShootingsAfter four days of self-imposed silence on the shooting that killed 26 people inside a Newtown, Conn., elementary school, the nation's largest gun rights lobby emerged Tuesday and promised "to offer meaningful contributions to help make sure this never happens again."