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Nra Press Conference

Fear of Fun

Marty Kaplan | Posted 03.02.2013 | Entertainment
Marty Kaplan

Some day not all that far in the future, a new kind of entertainment is going to be perfected that will either be the coolest video game ever, or the media equivalent of a lethal man-made super-virus.

The Deep Crazy of the NRA

Mark Olmsted | Posted 02.25.2013 | Politics
Mark Olmsted

There's nothing about NRA-crazy we dare dismiss. It's a deep crazy. It is the craziness of millions of gun-owners who have convinced themselves -- with complete sincerity -- that wielding an instrument of mayhem is spiritually elevated rather than spiritually bankrupt.

The Sounds of Wayne LaPierre's Silence

Rabbi Jennifer Krause | Posted 02.20.2013 | Politics
Rabbi Jennifer Krause

Let us arm our schools and our children with the power of knowledge, not an ever-present display of firepower. For the sake of our brothers and friends, let our young people--our future--begin and end each school day not with weapons, but, with the words of the Psalmist: "Peace be with you."

HARSH: NRA Loses Even The New York Post

The Huffington Post | Melissa Jeltsen | Posted 12.23.2012 | Media

The New York Post and the New York Daily News tore into the National Rifle Association on Saturday for the gun lobby's bizarre press conference held i...

CODEPINK Protester: 'NRA Has Blood On Its Hands'

The Huffington Post | John Stephens | Posted 12.21.2012 | HuffPost Live 321

CODEPINK Protester Medea Benjamin, who was forcibly removed from this morning's NRA press conference in Washington, D.C., told HuffPost Live Friday th...

NRA Needs to Go to School

Mark Ridley-Thomas | Posted 02.20.2013 | Los Angeles
Mark Ridley-Thomas

It is clear the NRA is entrenched and refuses to join the nation in reassessing our relationship with firearms. So the rest of us must do so. Those little children and the brave educators in Newtown deserve better. We, as Americans, deserve better.

Former GOP Rep At Forefront Of NRA's Controversial Plan

Reuters | Posted 02.21.2013 | Politics

By Alina Selyukh WASHINGTON, Dec 21 (Reuters) - In 2006, a political ad swept through the state of Arkansas, touting Asa Hutchinson's ...

NRA's Own Video Games Support NRA's Claim That Video Games Are Bad

The Huffington Post | Betsy Isaacson | Posted 12.21.2012 | Technology

After a week of sitting on the sidelines, the National Rifle Association has held a press conference on the Sandy Hook shootings. Wayne LaPierre, exec...

Wayne LaPierre Unpacked

Chris Kelly | Posted 02.20.2013 | Comedy
Chris Kelly

You can't debate the NRA, and it's a waste of time to pick at their arguments, because they're not a political movement, or a marketing group or even a cult -- their worldview isn't robust enough to support a cult.

Jason Linkins

Why Wayne LaPierre's Speech Today Was A Total Success | Jason Linkins | Posted 12.21.2012 | Politics

Spend enough time dipping into the post-game reaction of NRA leader Wayne LaPierre's press conference today -- staged and performed as the organizatio...

Bloomberg: NRA Press Conference Was 'Shameful'

AP | Posted 12.21.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg says the National Rifle Association's call for armed guards in schools represents a paranoid vision of Am...

Sabrina Siddiqui

House Democratic Leaders Slam NRA Press Conference: 'It Just Doesn't Make Sense' | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 12.22.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Democratic leaders slammed the National Rifle Association and its CEO Wayne LaPierre on Friday for making remarks that “just don...

NRA Nonsense

Joe Peyronnin | Posted 02.20.2013 | Politics
Joe Peyronnin

Simply put, the NRA's answer to gun violence, one greatest plagues facing America today, is more guns.

Amanda Terkel

Placing Armed Security In Schools Failed In Columbine In 1999 | Amanda Terkel | Posted 12.23.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In a highly anticipated press conference on Friday, the National Rifle Association announced that after a week of reflection following t...

What About Armed Social Workers?

William Hartung | Posted 02.20.2013 | Politics
William Hartung

If it's not about guns, as the gun lobby suggests, let's ask the lobby's allies in Congress to support a comprehensive overhaul and expansion of our system for providing a full range of mental health services to everyone who needs them.

Politicians React To NRA Press Conference

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 12.21.2012 | Politics

The National Rifle Association's top lobbyist, Wayne LaPierre, said Friday that armed guards should be posted at schools throughout America to deter s...

Members Of The Media React To NRA Press Conference

Posted 12.21.2012 | Media

Members of the media reacted to NRA President Wayne LaPierre blaming the news industry for tragic mass shootings. The NRA held a press conference ...

Fox News Airs Only Partial Coverage Of NRA Press Conference

Posted 12.21.2012 | Media

Fox News did not air as much of the highly anticipated NRA press conference that took place one week after the tragic Sandy Hook shootings in Newtown,...

NRA Leader Calls For Armed Police Officers At Every School

Posted 02.20.2013 | Politics

By PHILIP ELLIOTT, The ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON -- The nation's largest gun-rights lobby is calling for armed police officers to be posted in ev...