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The NRA Has a New Reason for Gun Owners to Buy More Guns

Mike Weisser | Posted 04.20.2015 | Politics
Mike Weisser

The problem with using crime as a rationale for owning guns is that violent crime in the United States keeps going down. For that matter, so does the percentage of older, white men, who just happen to be the demographic that buys and owns most of the guns.

Gun Violence Victims And Families Take On The NRA: You Don't Speak For Us

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 04.25.2014 | Politics

Michael Bloomberg revived his fight against the National Rifle Association Friday with the release of a new ad to coincide with the the NRA's annual c...

Why I'm Going to the NRA Convention

Rebecca Bond | Posted 06.25.2014 | Politics
Rebecca Bond

I'm a gun responsibility advocate and I'll be attending the NRA Convention in Indianapolis this weekend. Sound like an oxymoron? Well, it shouldn't be.

NRA Convention Draws Possible GOP Presidential Candidates

AP | Associated Press | Posted 06.25.2014 | Politics

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Several potential Republican contenders for president will court gun-rights supporters at the National Rifle Association's annual...

Jon Blasts NRA Hypocrisy

Posted 05.07.2013 | Comedy

If you missed the coverage of this past weekend's NRA Convention, don't worry. Jon Stewart recapped all the highlights on Monday night in his segment ...

WATCH: Glenn Beck Uses 'Nazi Bloomberg' Image To Deliver NRA Speech

Posted 05.06.2013 | New York

During a speech at the NRA convention in Houston this weekend-- the organization's first since the shootings in Aurora and Newtown-- Glenn Beck showed...

NRA Honors 3-Year-Old As Youngest Lifetime Member

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.06.2013 | Politics

While most 3-year-olds might hope to get toys for their birthday, Elaih Wagan of Austin, Texas, got a more unusual gift this past weekend in the form ...

NRA Removes Bleeding Obama Target At Convention

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 05.06.2013 | Politics

The National Rifle Association asked a vendor at its annual convention in Houston to remove a gory mannequin that resembled President Barack Obama. ...

PHOTOS: 'Gun Bra' At NRA Convention Features Firearm Holster

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 05.06.2013 | Style

While we neglected to go bra shopping this weekend, folks attending at the National Rifle Association's Annual Meeting and Exhibits this weekend got t...

NRA Convention Wraps Up In Houston

Reuters | Posted 07.05.2013 | Politics

(Fixes to show booths were showing, not selling, firearms) HOUSTON, May 5 (Reuters) - The National Rifle Association on Sunday wrapped...

NRA Convention Speaker: Stash Guns In Kids' Bedrooms

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 05.04.2013 | Politics

The question of child access to guns made national headlines this week after a five-year-old boy shot and killed his two-year-old sister in Kentucky. ...

Right-Wing Politics Don't Represent All Gun Owners (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Braden Goyette | Posted 05.04.2013 | Politics

After the NRA annual convention kicked off Friday, MSNBC host Chris Hayes discussed how the gun lobbying organization has been embracing conservative ...

You Need To See Rick Perry's NRA Intro Video

Posted 05.03.2013 | Politics

Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) riled up the crowd at the National Rifle Association's annual convention in Houston on Friday, coming out to an introductory...

Mark Kelly Urges NRA Members To Oust Wayne LaPierre

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.03.2013 | Politics

Mark Kelly, husband of former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.), continued to lobby for anti-gun violence measures this week, attempting to reach memb...

NRA Kicks Off Huge Confab

AP | JIM VERTUNO and JUAN A. LOZANO | Posted 07.03.2013 | Politics

By JIM VERTUNO and JUAN A. LOZANO, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS HOUSTON -- The National Rifle Association kicked off its annual convention Friday with a wa...

Scott Walker Loved Meeting Ted Nugent

Posted 04.19.2012 | Politics

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker attended the National Rifle Association convention in St. Louis last weekend where Ted Nugent made threatening remarks abo...

The NRA Needs to Stand Down on Stand Your Ground

Joe Grace | Posted 06.17.2012 | Crime
Joe Grace

I was in St. Louis this past weekend, where more than 60,000 gun enthusiasts gathered at the NRA's annual convention. What was absent from the NRA convention, however, was any real discussion on the "Stand Your Ground" law.

'I Have Become A Target'

Posted 04.14.2012 | Politics

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker told National Rifle Association members Friday he's "a target" and asked for their help in his upcoming recall electio...

Santorum Hails Pro-Gun Group's Fight

AP | CHARLES BABINGTON | Posted 04.13.2012 | Politics

ST. LOUIS -- Former GOP presidential candidate Rick Santorum says no group has done a better job of promoting American freedom than the National Rifle...

Sam Stein

Reminder Of Gabrielle Giffords To Be Part Of Protest Against NRA

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 06.28.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- With the National Rifle Association set to host its first conference since the shooting of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.) and 19 othe...

"Firearms WILL NOT Be Allowed In Hall"

NY Daily News | Michael Daly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A small but startling sign welcomed the gun lovers who arrived at the National Rifle Association's annual gathering Friday. "Firearms WILL NOT be all...