National Rifle Association

Opinion:After More Mass Shootings Last Week, Can We Tell a Story to End Gun Violence in America?

Opinion:After More Mass Shootings Last Week, Can We Tell a Story to End Gun Violence in America?

We need to weave a cultural narrative that addresses the fact of the world we are making and helps us…

3 years ago

The NRA Just Put Tens Of Thousands Of Dollars Toward Electing Accused Child Molester Roy Moore

Just when we thought the National Rifle Association couldn't be any more repugnant, the extremist gun organization rises to the…

6 years ago

Mike Pence Goes To Sutherland Springs And Blames Everything But Guns For Church Massacre

The grieving people of Sutherland Springs were treated to the same old rhetoric that blames everything – laws, bureaucracy, and…

7 years ago

Money Over Lives: The NRA Invested Over $50 Million In Trump And GOP Candidates In 2016

If you're wondering why Republican leaders refuse to act after such unspeakable violence, just follow the money.

7 years ago

NRA Defends Trump With $3 Million Anti-Clinton Ad After 2nd Amendment Remark

The NRA is coming to Trump’s defense spending millions of dollars to spread lies about Hillary Clinton because they know…

8 years ago

Maryland Lawmaker Wants to Take on NRA, But Over Imitation, Not Real Guns

If you are going to take on the most powerful lobby on earth, why pick a fight over imitation guns…

8 years ago

BUSTED: NRA Hypocrite Wayne LaPierre Supported Closing All Loopholes Back in 1999

The NRA's Wayne LaPierre was in favor of universal background checks and closing all loopholes -- way back in 1999.

8 years ago

GOP Admits Gun Action Isn’t Much, But They Will Wage War For The NRA

Paul Ryan promises to take the President to court to put a stop to his violating orders from the National…

8 years ago

Conservative Brain Abnormalities Inform That Gun Madness Is Here To Stay

To gun zealots, every mass shooting provides another undeniable and convincing argument that what America needs most is more guns,…

8 years ago

Oregon College Massacre Is a Product of the NRA-Republican’s Structurally Violent America

Gun violence comes courtesy of the tireless effort and machinations of Republicans and the NRA to create a structurally violent…

9 years ago

Bobby Jindal Is Wrong; Louisiana Mass Shooting Is The NRA Norm

No sane human being would think to regard something normal as awful, except when a common occurrence founded on a…

9 years ago

America Is Seriously Sick And There Is No Healing

Everyone from President Obama to the mayor of Charleston has made a specific point of saying the aftermath of a…

9 years ago

Stand Your Ground Is Unsound: The Data Speaks

There's nothing "well regulated" about an angry white mob of uncoordinated, often untrained, sometimes criminally convicted civilians off firing away…

9 years ago

A Murder Here, A Suicide There, Ask Republicans If They Care!

In yet another senseless gun episode, a highly respected, accomplished and beloved professor, Raja Fayad, was shot to death on…

9 years ago

Debate on Gun Violence Limited by Either-Or Thinking

There have been 101 school shootings since Newtown. Obama said afteward, "the time is now." It is now well past…

9 years ago

Texas Open Carry Group Wants To “Hunt Down” Lawmakers Who “Don’t Support The Constitution”

Open Carry Tarrant County, a chapter of the gun rights advocacy group Open Carry Texas, created further tension with the…

9 years ago

NRA-Republicans Blocked Treaty Banning Arms Sales To Terrorists

One might wonder what kind of malcontent opposes a worldwide treaty that limits the transfer of conventional arms and battlefield…

9 years ago

Republican Warhawks And Arms Lobby Unite To Undermine US On World Stage

President Obama has been clear in his advocacy of sensible gun reform at home, as well as balanced global demilitarization.…

9 years ago

Blame N.Y. Officers Deaths On Convicted Criminal With A Gun, Not Obama

However, as Americans have witnessed more and more,  when police kill citizens, especially unarmed African American citizens, no one is…

9 years ago

Dem Senator Destroys Myth That More ‘Good Guys With Guns’ Would’ve Prevented Sydney Siege

During an interview on CNN's New Day Monday Morning, Sen. Chris Murphy (D-CT) fired back at host Chris Cuomo's assertion…

9 years ago

Gun Nuts Threaten President Over Something He Hasn’t Even Done

The Arms Trade Treaty (ATT), regulates the international trade in things like small arms, battle tanks, combat aircraft and warships,…

9 years ago

Why Ferguson Is Also, And Again, About Guns

What's happening in Ferguson, and rattling the cages of strained municipalities throughout the country, is, of course, about our complicated…

10 years ago

Gun Rights Advocate Says People Should Use Guns To Prevent Obama From Becoming A Tyrant

In an appearance on Newsmax TV Monday, gun rights activist Larry Pratt said that the reason President Obama is for…

10 years ago

Disturbed Open Carry Advocate Tells Moms Demand Action To “Put A D*** In Your Mouth”

In a video posted to his YouTube page earlier this week, a male open carry enthusiast went on a profanity-laced…

10 years ago

Common Sense: Washington State Voters Approve Expanded Background Checks On Gun Sales

Voters in Washington overwhelmingly passed an initiative that would expand the state's background check laws. Initiative 594 calls for background…

10 years ago

NRA Says People Shouldn’t Be Afraid Of Guns Since They’re Just Metal And Plastic

In a video released by the NRA Monday, commentator Billy Johnson asked people to be more tolerant of guns and…

10 years ago

NRA Board Member Ted Nugent Calls For The Assassination Of President Obama

In a post on his Facebook page Tuesday, has-been rocker Ted Nugent wrote that if those who supported the NRA…

10 years ago

Thanks To the NRA, The US Has No Surgeon General Overseeing the Ebola Threat

The President nominated Dr. Vivek H. Murthy, an extremely qualified candidate to replace 'acting' Surgeon General Dr. Regina Benjamin. However,…

10 years ago

After Tuesday’s Shootings, America Has Witnessed 86 School Shootings Since Sandy Hook

On Tuesday, not one but two shootings occurred at high schools in this nation. These two shootings represent the 85th…

10 years ago

NRA Reacts To Nine Year Old With Uzi Shooting Her Instructor: Kids Just Wanna Have Fun

Every day the headlines contain a few stories about gun related deaths.

10 years ago

Michael Bloomberg Picks Up James Brady’s Legacy Where Republicans Abandoned It

In this season of discontent, we lost a legend in the crusade for sensible gun reform. James S. Brady, the…

10 years ago

CNN’s Republican Personalities Try to Have it Both Ways with Chicago’s Gun Violence

It's been all over the news this week, as well it ought to be. A warm and festive 4th of…

10 years ago

2nd Amendment Extremists Lose as Judge Upholds Two Colorado Gun Laws

After a two-week civil trial a U.S. District Chief Judge, Marcia Krieger, ruled the lawsuit lacked standing and dismissed it,…

10 years ago

The Right To Bear Arms…If You’re White?

The right to bear arms is going crazy. People, mostly white males, are carrying rifles everywhere. Their reason? Because if…

10 years ago

Supreme Court Says No to Gun Straw Purchases

In a 5-4 ruling, the Supreme Court upheld a federal rule banning "straw purchases" of guns.

10 years ago

Tuesday’s Shooting In Oregon Is The 74th School Shooting In America Since Sandy Hook

Another day, another school shooting in America. On Tuesday morning, news hit that a gunman entered a school in Troutdale,…

10 years ago

Republicans Are Guilty of Inciting Gun Violence Against the Government in Las Vegas Shooting

Call the shooting the start of a revolution, "taking our country back," watering the tree of liberty, 2nd Amendment remedies,…

10 years ago

Seattle Pacific University Shooting Hero Debunks The NRA’s Biggest and Most Bogus Claim

The bad guy with a firearm that gunned down four innocent students at Seattle Pacific University was stopped by a…

10 years ago

The NRA Backtracks and Apologizes To Gun Fanatics That Are Terrorizing The Public

By apologizing, and acquiescing to the lunatic OCT demand for a retraction and mia culpa, the NRA made a bold…

10 years ago

‘Downright Weird’ Gun Nuts May Lead to NRA Finally Losing the Political Battle On Gun Laws

On Monday, a poll, conducted by Huffington Post and YouGov, was released. The poll asked Americans their feelings about open-carry…

10 years ago

What the Media Calls Agendaless Is Really the Republican Plan To Destroy America

Political pundits are wont to claim Republicans obstruct governance and oppose policies and agendas that benefit the entire nation because…

10 years ago

Gun Fanatics Express Their Support For a Mass Murderer’s Second Amendment Rights

It is a common occurrence after a mass shooting for gun zealots to rise up and defend the shooter's right…

10 years ago

Shooting Victim’s Father Blames NRA – NRA Says Proposed Gun Study Unethical

The NRA, the GOP, and Fox News rant about the "fundamental" right to bear arms while ignoring the fundamental right…

10 years ago

Republicans Who Praise Ted Nugent Should Be Regarded as Nazi Sympathizers

There is a saying that a person is known by the company they keep, and the Republicans praising, excusing and…

10 years ago

Georgia Law Would Allow You to Stand Your Ground on Public Transportation

Sponsored by Rep. Rick Jasperse, R-Jasper, House Bill 875 would allow guns to be carried in churches, bars, and even…

10 years ago

Michael Dunn’s Racism Couldn’t Be Hidden Behind Stand Your Ground

Although it is tragic that racial animus is not a prosecutable crime, there are instances when the result of racism…

10 years ago

Gun-Loving Republican Governor Proudly Tweets Picture Of Christmas Present–A Pistol

On Thursday morning, the day after Christmas, Republican Governor Nikki Haley of South Carolina tweeted out a picture of one…

10 years ago

The Real Tragedy After Newtown Is That There Has Been Nothing Done

The real tragedy of the Newtown massacre was that despite scores of legislators saying it was finally time to move…

10 years ago

Virginians Embrace Separation of Church and State and Send Ken Cuccinelli Packing

Fortunately for Virginians who embrace the Constitution's guarantee of separation of church and state, freedom of speech, and equal rights,…

11 years ago

ALEC and the Koch Brothers Show How Far They Are Willing to Go to Subvert Democracy

The GOP are giving the nation an indication of how far they will go to subvert democracy to protect the…

11 years ago

Colorado Recalls Are an NRA Political Terror Campaign to Keep the Violence Flowing

The real point of the recall elections of two Democratic Colorado state senators is to scare legislators into never supporting…

11 years ago

In Defiance of Christ’s Teachings Right Wing Evangelicals Become Gun Toting Maniacs

There has been a shift among evangelical Christians of late to openly oppose everything Jesus taught and trade in Christ…

11 years ago

Gun Owners of America and its Racist Justification for Gun Violence

Citing concerns for gun owners faced by "black mobs" Gun Owners of America isn't even trying to hide its racist…

11 years ago

The Real Winners Of the Zimmerman Trial Were the NRA and ALEC

Truth be told, the real trial and victor in the Trayvon Martin killing was not George Zimmerman, but the NRA…

11 years ago

How ALEC Helped George Zimmerman Get Away With Murder

The Zimmerman trial is a microcosm of the pathetic state of this nation and demonstrates that conservatives, ALEC, and the…

11 years ago

The NRA Is More Interested In Selling Assault Weapons Than Protecting the 2nd Amendment

Instead of protecting the Second Amendment, the NRA has actively promoted assault-style weapon ownership and spent no small sum of…

11 years ago

Democrats Make Ted Cruz Look Like a Fool by Reviving Gun Control Bill

Ted Cruz (R-TX) to boasted to a tea party gathering in Texas that he was a major force in killing…

11 years ago

According to the NRA There are No Americans Who Should Be Restricted From Owning Guns

Recent events revealed that according to the NRA, there are no Americans who should be restricted from owning guns and…

11 years ago

Weapons of Mass Democracy Destruction: Gun PAC Money and the NRA Scorecard

You can follow the gun PAC money, but it doesn't tell the whole tale. When the NRA says they're 'scoring'…

11 years ago

Senate Republicans Have Shamed America By Ignoring the Will of 92% of the Population

Today was a shameful day for America because 8% of the population, Ted Nugent and Wayne La Pierre, ALEC, and…

11 years ago

House Republicans Warn That They Will Obstruct Guns and Immigration Bills

John Boehner's conservative caucus is ready to obstruct immigration reform and gun safety legislation because it is contrary to their…

11 years ago

New Poll: 85% of Gun Owners Support the Background Checks in Senate Dems Bill

It turns out the"liberal extremists" that Wayne LaPierre warned were pushing background check legislation are 85% of U.S. gun owners.

11 years ago

Show Me State Republicans Need Somebody to Show them Reality on Gun Control

If any facet of the GOP's war on America has grown to lunatic proportions, it is gun control. The more…

11 years ago

Why Fashion Designers are the Last Line of Defense Against the Gun Obsessed

It's clear that there will be no effective gun legislation passed as long as the House remains in Republican hands,…

11 years ago

The NRA’s American Dream: Another Child Dead, Woman Points a Gun at School Official

The Republican/NRA American dream is coming true. A 3-year-old is killed while playing with a loaded pink handgun and a…

11 years ago

The NRA: Beholden to Gun Manufacturers and Betrayers of Their Country

The rising calls for civil or revolutionary war are the result of President Obama's re-election, but with NRA and Republican…

11 years ago

The NRA Puts Pro Sports Teams In Its Crosshairs But Not the RNC

NRA has a very long 'enemies list' that includes sports teams, but they left the RNC off their list even…

11 years ago

A Contingent of Gun Fanatics Make Their Intention to Initiate a Revolutionary War Known

There is a contingent of gun fanatics driven by racial prejudice and gun lobby fear mongering who desperately long to…

11 years ago

Here is Who The NRA is Really Defending

The NRA is defending people like Richard Schmidt, convicted felon, neo-Nazi and potential terrorist who manage to buy gun weapons…

11 years ago

If You Believe These Right Wing Lies, You Shouldn’t Own a Gun

If you believe easily debunked hysteria offered up by right wing cons and grifters, you are a victim of your…

11 years ago

GOP Responds to Obama’s Gun Control Executive Orders With Threats of Civil War

President Obama issued benign executive orders to quell the bloodshed from military-grade weapons, and Republicans responded with threats of civil…

11 years ago

With its Silence the Republican Party Shows Support for Violence Against the Government

None of the so-called leaders of the Republican Party have made any attempts to tamp down the seditious rhetoric inciting…

11 years ago

Giffords/Kelly PAC a Missed Opportunity for Gun Reform

Ya gotta love Gabby Giffords and her remarkable husband Mark Kelly. But on Tuesday they blew it.

11 years ago

The Second Amendment is Not an Unfettered Right

Gun owners say that any gun control restricts their 2nd Amendment rights. The result is an elevation of the 2nd…

11 years ago

Focusing NRA Fight on Sandy Hook Could Lose the Battle for Sensible Gun Policy

Now we have this universal outpouring of grief and revulsion and we also have a problem. The known facts about…

11 years ago

The NRA’s Response to Sandy Hook Massacre is to Sell More Guns

NRA CEO Wayne LaPierre's presser today sounded more like a marketing strategy for the manufacturers on the board of the…

11 years ago

Staying at a Wyndham Hotel Equals NRA Blood Money

One of the world's largest hospitality companies is Wyndham Hotels. When you stay at one of their hotels, you're funding…

11 years ago

Stand Your Ground’s Hideous Double Standard of Prosecuting African-Americans

When an African-American makes the mistake of defending their property against a white man, as was the case in Georgia,…

12 years ago