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Eddie Eagle

An Open Letter to Mark Kelly About the NRA's Eddie Eagle Program

Mike Weisser | Posted 06.15.2015 | Politics
Mike Weisser

Mark, you may believe that the Eddie Eagle program is a serious and successful effort to spread the word about gun safety, but it's actually the NRA's poster child for making everyone believe that the organization represents a positive force in the debate about guns.

Eddie Eagle Is An Endangered Species, I Fear

Rabbi Doug Sagal | Posted 03.19.2013 | Religion
Rabbi Doug Sagal

Eddie Eagle, the mascot created by the NRA to teach kids gun safety, is kind of like a Smokey the Bear -- but with loaded guns instead of lit matches. Now, however, the NRA has been thoroughly co-opted by the gun manufacturers, and Eddie the Eagle is no more.

An Addition To Elementary School Curriculum

Posted 11.22.2011 | Education

Virginia's Board of Education is expected today to hand off legislation to local school districts allowing them to add gun safety to elementary school...

NRA's "Eddie Eagle" Doesn't Fly or Protect

Paul Helmke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Helmke

By promoting Eddie Eagle as its answer to gun safety, the NRA places the burden on children to stay away from guns. Why does the NRA continue to stand in the way of adult education and child safety laws that could stem the carnage?