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The NRA Requires More Background Checks for its Employees Than for Gun Owners

Peter J. Ognibene | Posted 10.08.2015 | Politics
Peter J. Ognibene

The NRA is doing all it can to make it easier for practically anyone to get anything from a revolver to a high-capacity, semi-automatic weapon without having to suffer the indignity of a background check.

LaPierre Warns Fellow Gun Rights Supporters Of 'Knockout Gamers,' 'Haters'

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 04.25.2014 | Politics

National Rifle Association Executive Vice President and CEO Wayne LaPierre sees a lot of haters out there, from President Barack Obama's administratio...

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...

Man Accidentally Shoots Himself At NRA Event

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 04.10.2014 | Politics

A man accidentally shot himself at an NRA event on Tuesday, the (Easton, Pa.) Express-Times reported. According to the paper, Bethlehem, Pa. police...

Let's Hear It for the NRA, Again. And Again.

Robert J. Elisberg | Posted 08.13.2013 | Politics
Robert J. Elisberg

The mass killings in Santa Monica didn't get as much attention nationally as some of the other (many other) recent mass killings, but perhaps that's because only five people were killed. But the killer had 1,300 rounds of ammunition. I repeat, 1,300 rounds of ammunition.

WATCH: Lawrence O'Donnell Lambastes Wayne LaPierre

Posted 05.07.2013 | Media

Lawrence O'Donnell raged against NRA CEO Wayne LaPierre on Monday for what the MSNBC host called "exploiting" the Boston bombings to advocate against ...

Dinner With Wayne

Jeff Danziger | Posted 07.05.2013 | Politics
Jeff Danziger


An Open Letter to Wayne LaPierre

Mike Weisser | Posted 07.05.2013 | Politics
Mike Weisser

Sorry I couldn't make it to the annual meeting. I'm a Life Member and I try to get there every year. But this year is different. If I showed up you'd tried to get me to help you fight a "culture war." But if there is a war going on, you represent the wrong side.

Durbin Slams NRA For Celebrating Gun Vote

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 05.06.2013 | Politics

Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) heaped criticism on the National Rifle Association Sunday for its words over the weekend during annual meetings in Houston, ...

'How Many Bostonians Wish They Had A Gun Two Weeks Ago?'

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 05.06.2013 | Politics

NRA Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre sparked controversy on Saturday when he asked, "How many Bostonians wished they had a gun two weeks ago?" ...

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...

WATCH: Conan Rips Into 'Crazy' Wayne LaPierre

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 04.27.2013 | Politics

White House Correspondents' Dinner host Conan O'Brien wasted no time ripping into the National Rifle Association's Wayne LaPierre during Saturday nigh...

Be Like Busch: An Open Letter to the NRA Membership

Rabbi Aaron Alexander | Posted 06.23.2013 | Politics
Rabbi Aaron Alexander

We need to work together, you and me. This is not a red state/blue state issue. This is not even a Second Amendment issue. We don't want your guns. We do want to make our streets and schools and parks safe. For your sake. For our sake. For our children's sake.

Sense and Insensitivity

Steven Weber | Posted 06.08.2013 | Politics
Steven Weber

The new Republican Party is so unable to connect to the human values it has demonized for so long that even its recent attempt at rebranding failed due to its unfamiliarity with living things.

Senator Blasts 'Repugnant' NRA Robocalls To Newtown Residents

The Huffington Post | Chelsea Kiene | Posted 03.25.2013 | Politics

Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) blasted the National Rifle Association on Monday, calling the organization’s recent robocall campaign in Newtown, ...

The Daily Szep- What Me Worry?

Paul Szep | Posted 05.22.2013 | Politics
Paul Szep


LaPierre Speaks At CPAC

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.15.2013 | Politics

Wayne LaPierre, CEO of the National Rifle Association, addressed the 2013 Conservative Political Action Conference on Friday, touching on the effects ...

Christina Wilkie

Wayne LaPierre Delivers Fiery Speech At CPAC | Christina Wilkie | Posted 03.15.2013 | Politics

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. -- National Rifle Association CEO Wayne LaPierre attempted to turn the tables Friday on those in the media and government who hav...

No Shame: The NRA Shoots Multiple Rounds of Fear Into the Black Community

Russell Simmons | Posted 05.07.2013 | Politics
Russell Simmons

With smokescreens and a barrage of bullets, the NRA is intentionally playing into the fears of a very few people. To create more hysteria and confusion about our relationship with our government is what the NRA would like to do.

Katy Hall

5 Things The NRA Wants You To Arm Yourself Against | Katy Hall | Posted 02.14.2013 | Politics

NRA chief Wayne LaPierre issued a strange warning to Americans in a Daily Caller op-ed Wednesday, suggesting that guns will protect us against everyth...

NRA Spokesman's Outlandish Comments About U.S.-Mexico Border

The Huffington Post | Posted 02.14.2013 | Latino Voices

Wayne LaPierre says Americans need guns to combat Mexican drug gangs. The National Rifle Association spokesman pointed to Latin American drug gang...

LaPierre Reveals True Purpose Behind Assault Weapons

Josh Horwitz | Posted 04.06.2013 | Politics
Josh Horwitz

Once average Americans understand the interplay between the militarization of civilian weaponry and the gun lobby's devotion to insurrectionist rhetoric, the gig is up for Wayne & Co.

Elise Foley

Fox Host Dresses Down NRA Head: 'It's Ridiculous' | Elise Foley | Posted 02.03.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Wayne LaPierre, executive vice president of the National Rifle Association, accused the president on Sunday of wanting a universal gun r...

NRA Appeal Blasts White House 'Dirty Lie'

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 01.22.2013 | Politics

The National Rifle Association blasted out an urgent fundraising appeal by Executive Director Wayne LaPierre Tuesday night, hours ahead of President B...

Mayor Slams NRA's 'Dumbass Idea'

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 12.27.2012 | Politics

Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter on Wednesday slammed the National Rifle Association's proposal to put an armed guard in every school in the wake of ...