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NRA Lobbyist: 'We Are On The Cusp Of Losing This Great American Freedom'

The Huffington Post | Janie Velencia | Posted 07.20.2016 | Politics

CLEVELAND ― When it comes to gun policy, Republicans are quick to redirect attention to gun-hating Democrats, claiming they plan to strip everyday A...

These Members Of Congress Used Campaign Funds To Buy Guns

The Huffington Post | Kim Bellware | Posted 06.30.2016 | Politics

More than a dozen Republican members of Congress used campaign contributions to buy guns, ammunition or tickets to gun-related events, a public intere...

NRA Blames Obama For Orlando Shooting, Says Gun Control Would 'Do Nothing'

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 06.22.2016 | Politics

The National Rifle Association late Monday broke its silence on the slaughter of 49 people at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, labeling calls for ...

Why The NRA Might Not Be As Powerful As You Think

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 01.07.2016 | Politics

The National Rifle Association, often described as one of the groups most feared by lawmakers and often cited as a prominent obstacle standing in the ...

San Bernardino Shooting Prompts Nevada Politician To Drop His NRA Membership

The Huffington Post | Mariam Baksh | Posted 12.04.2015 | Politics

Democrat John Oceguera, a former speaker of the Nevada assembly who's running for Congress, resigned his lifetime NRA membership because of what he sa...

It’s Up To American Gun Owners To Reduce Gun Violence

The Huffington Post | Ben Hallman | Posted 10.05.2015 | Politics

Another incomprehensible mass shooting, another news cycle dominated by calls for new gun restrictions -- demands that Congress will once again ignore...

Tyler Kingkade

The Answer To Campus Rape: More Guns, Say NRA-Backed Lawmakers | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 03.12.2015 | Politics

College anti-rape advocates have joined a pro-gun control group to oppose National Rifle Association-backed lawmakers who say allowing students to car...

The Gun Control Movement Just Landed A Game-Changing Ally

Mike Weisser | Posted 10.27.2014 | Politics
Mike Weisser

Until recently, conventional wisdom had it that nobody could go up against the NRA and win. They had too much money, too much clout, too many politicians doing their bidding and, most of all, a dedicated and energized membership that could swing public opinion and election results their way.

'NRA Psychosis' Should Be Classified as a Legitimate Mental Disorder

Jason Kitchen | Posted 07.30.2013 | Comedy
Jason Kitchen

Sadly, while those suffering from NRA psychosis have been preoccupied with the Second Amendment, they've failed to notice the actual erosion of amendments in the Bill of Rights.


Jay Mandle | Posted 07.01.2013 | Politics
Jay Mandle

The power of the gun lobby is rooted in its role in private campaign finance. For all the talk of a gun culture in the United States and the invocation of the limits imposed by the Second Amendment, the real problem is that the views possessed by a huge majority of Americans do not possess political salience.

Christina Wilkie

NRA Lobbying Topped $3 Million In 2012 | Christina Wilkie | Posted 01.22.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The National Rifle Association and its government affairs subsidiary, the Institute for Legislative Action, spent more than $3 million l...

Christina Wilkie

NRA Steps Up Anti-Obama Rhetoric | Christina Wilkie | Posted 01.17.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The National Rifle Association stepped up its anti-Obama rhetoric on Thursday, declaring in a fundraising email that President Barack Ob...

Former Senator: 'Legitimate Gun Owners' Should Leave NRA

The Huffington Post | John Stephens | Posted 12.19.2012 | HuffPost Live 321

Former U.S. Senator and presidential candidate Gary Hart on Wednesday called on what he termed "legitimate gun owners" to form a new organization sepa...

Sam Stein

Why The Gun Rights Lobby Is The Baddest Force In Politics | Sam Stein | Posted 12.18.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In the spring of 2010, Democrats began charting out their legislative response to a Supreme Court ruling that allowed unlimited spending...

Real Minutemen, Rise Up!

Gary Hart | Posted 02.15.2013 | Politics
Gary Hart

Outside the arena of combat, assault weapons serve no plausible purpose. It may take the slaughter of small children to finally prompt true minutemen to separate themselves from gun extremists.