A Senate investigation has found that the NRA provided Russians access to Republicans in exchange for lucrative business opportunities.
The NRA board let Wayne LaPierre charge $440,000 to the "nonprofit," $200,000 of which was for suits. Suits he bought in Beverly Hills. Oh, and trips! He spent $240,000 on trips to Italy, Hungary, and the Bahamas, and charged the NRA "without providing adequate documentation."
It has worked closely with legislators to protect firearms manufacturers from liability for gun violence and pushed a ban on U.S. health officials from promoting gun control.
"The United States will now lock arms with Iran, North Korea and Syria as non-signatories to this historic treaty whose sole purpose is to protect innocent people from deadly weapons," said Oxfam America President Abby Maxman.
The Russian government has always denied they had any involvement in the infiltration of the NRA, but new reporting from U.S. intelligence agencies shows that this is not true.
The National Rifle Association, long seen as a kingmaker in Republican politics, is taking a lower profile in this year's midterm campaign. It has put $11 million into midterm races this year, less than half of what it spent four years ago. https://t.co/brhX3jh0Pa
A leading Jewish rabbi expressed the feelings of millions of Americans when he appeared on CNN and criticized President Donald Trump for some of his remarks which followed the mass murder in Pittsburgh on Saturday.
The former president of the NRA and his wife worked with Maria Butina on a scheme to sell jet fuel that got Butina on the FBI's radar and highlighted the link between the NRA and Russia.
The NRA's problems might be even worse than imagined as legal experts say that Mueller already has their tax returns, according to MSNBC's Ari Melber.
Sen. Joni Ernest had to lie to an Iowa crowd about getting millions of dollars in support from the NRA as the gun lobby is growing toxic in the heartland.
The NRA has been unable to renew their media liability insurance because they are a reputational risk which means that they may have to close down NRA TV.
Former FBI Director, and gun owner, James Comey ripped the NRA for selling fear and lying to the American people about gun rights.
Many people think it is unusual that the National Rifle Association (NRA) has heard nothing from the FBI or the Mueller investigation concerning the funneling of Russian money through the NRA into Donald Trump’s presidential campaign. Since NRA contacts with Russia have been documented, and since the NRA contributed $30 million to Trump’s bid to become president, it has been widely thought that the FBI and Mueller would seek to interview NRA officials to obtain more information.
There are new reports that prominent Russians who are friends of Russian President Vladimir Putin had numerous contacts with officials from the National Rifle Association (NRA) during the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign.
President Donald Trump couldn’t resist going to the national convention of the National Rifle Association (NRA) in Dallas on Friday to soak up adulation from the adoring crowd of 80,000 gun lovers. He gave a speech that succeeded in stirring up the crowd by stressing that the unfettered right to own weapons was more important than protecting the lives of children or keeping Americans safe from gun violence.
When 17 people were killed by a teenager with an assault rifle at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida on Valentine’s day, a renewed national debate on gun control laws erupted. Many gun control advocates began pushing anew for a complete ban on assault-style rifles and also large capacity magazines, since these are the items that have been used in most of the mass murders in the United States in recent years.
A Florida state legislator named Randy Fine is not going to be so fine after the student activists from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School set their sights on him.
At a school safety meeting in Melbourne, Florida Fine said he planned to introduce three bills that would undo the Florida Legislature’s actions this year on gun control and school safety.
Ever since seventeen children were tragically killed and another sixteen injured last month in yet another school shooting at Marjorie Stoneman-Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, the nation has been embroiled in a national debate which has been amplified by the survivors of that tragic event.
A new NBC poll released Thursday morning should be a wakeup call to the NRA and its supporters in Washington, including President Trump. Most people think that putting more guns in schools is a really bad idea.