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Christina Wilkie

New NRA President Reflects Shift In Gun Group's Strategy

HuffingtonPost.com | Christina Wilkie | Posted 05.07.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The newly elected president of the National Rifle Association, James Porter II, opened the NRA's annual convention this past weekend by ...

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 Elects New President

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 05.02.2013 | Politics

Alabama attorney Jim Porter will be the new president of the National Rifle Association, CNN confirmed Wednesday. Porter is set to take over for o...

David Keene: Obama 'Bit Off More Than He Could Chew' On Gun Control

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 04.19.2013 | Politics

One day after background checks legislation fell short in the U.S. Senate, National Rifle Association (NRA) President David Keene revealed his opinion...

Christina Wilkie

Busch Beer Heir Deals NRA Serious Blow

HuffingtonPost.com | Christina Wilkie | Posted 04.19.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Adolphus Busch IV, heir to the Busch family brewing fortune, resigned his lifetime membership in the National Rifle Association on Thurs...

Md. Gun-Control Opponents To Back Planned NRA Lawsuit

The Baltimore Sun | Erin Cox | Posted 06.18.2013 | DC

Opponents of Maryland's tough new gun-control law said Wednesday that they will not seek to petition it to referendum and instead will back a lawsuit ...

David & Me: One Journalist, One Question and the NRA

Lauren Windsor | Posted 06.17.2013 | Politics
Lauren Windsor

At CPAC 2013, I tried to ask National Rifle Association President David Keene one question, but was thwarted by his Director of Public Affairs and security entourage. It quickly occurred to me that Mr. Keene would not answer any of my questions.

NRA President Holds Out For The Big 'Fix'

The Huffington Post | Howard Fineman | Posted 04.10.2013 | Politics

David Keene, president of the National Rifle Association, expressed pleasure that the new gun control compromise had moved in the NRA's direction -- b...

Christina Wilkie

NRA Leaders Rip New 'Sandy Hook' Law

HuffingtonPost.com | Christina Wilkie | Posted 04.04.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The National Rifle Association's top two leaders on Thursday blasted Connecticut's new gun control law aimed at preventing violence like...

Howard Fineman

NRA President: 'Gun Control Advocates Were Ready' For Newtown

HuffingtonPost.com | Howard Fineman | Posted 04.03.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- "We had to change the subject," said David Keene, as if making an obvious, unobjectionable point. We were sitting at the back table o...

Keene Speaks At CPAC

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.16.2013 | Politics

David Keene, president of the National Rifle Association, addressed the 2013 Conservative Political Action Conference on Saturday. Keene spoke on ...

David Keene CPAC Speech Talks GOP Differences

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.16.2013 | Politics

National Rifle Association President David Keene spoke Saturday at the 2013 Conservative Political Action Conference, opening his remarks by observing...

Christina Wilkie

NRA President Defends Images Of Gov. Cuomo As Hitler

HuffingtonPost.com | Christina Wilkie | Posted 03.01.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- National Rifle Association President David Keene on Friday defended the decision by gun rights activists in Albany, N.Y., to wave signs ...

The NRA's Flip-Flop on Machine Guns

Josh Sugarmann | Posted 04.24.2013 | Politics
Josh Sugarmann

According to National Rifle Association President David Keene, fully automatic weapons should be illegal. As far as I know, this is actually news.

NRA President Issues Warning To Lawmakers On Gun Control Measures

AP | JIM MORRISON | Posted 02.20.2013 | Politics

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- National Rifle Association President David Keene said Wednesday he doesn't expect a filibuster from gun rights supporters as the S...

NRA Chief Slams Gun Control Measures In Colorado

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 02.08.2013 | Denver

In an interview with The Denver Post, head of the NRA David Keene criticized Colorado's overburdened background check system for gun purchases as well...

NRA Chief: Gun Control Measures Won't Pass Congress

AP | KRISTEN WYATT and IVAN MORENO | Posted 04.09.2013 | Denver

DENVER — The head of the National Rifle Association said Thursday he's confident that Congress won't approve an assault weapons ban or a limit o...

Jennifer Bendery

NRA President: Only Difference In This Gun Debate Is 'Our Opponents' Hope'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 01.31.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- It may seem like last month's shootings at a Newtown, Conn. elementary school were the last straw for those demanding action to stem gun...

Gunsmoke and Mirrors: The Assault on Reason

Rick Horowitz | Posted 03.23.2013 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

Time for some honest conversation about firearms? ...

The Daily Szep- David Keene NRA

Paul Szep | Posted 03.19.2013 | Comedy
Paul Szep

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NRA Chief: We Have No Problem With Tighter Background Checks

AP | Posted 01.17.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The head of the National Rifle Association says the organization has no problem with tighter background checks of gun purchasers. But a...

Sabrina Siddiqui

NRA President Rejects Outline Of White House Gun Control Recommendations

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 01.13.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Just two days before Vice President Joe Biden delivers a comprehensive set of recommendations on gun policy, National Rifle Association ...

How to Talk About Gun Violence

Cindy Handler | Posted 03.13.2013 | Crime
Cindy Handler

Ask him to explain why civilians should have assault weapons, and why they should be able to buy them without background checks. Other countries have experienced mass murders with guns and done something about it; what's different about us that we can't, too?

NRA President Slams Journal News, Gawker Over Gun Lists

Posted 01.10.2013 | Media

NRA president David Keene blasted the Journal News and Gawker for publishing the names of gun-permit owners on Wednesday. The Journal News courted...

NRA Vows To Fight Global Arms Treaty

Reuters | Louis Charbonneau | Posted 02.26.2013 | World

UNITED NATIONS, Dec 28 (Reuters) - The leading U.S. pro-gun group, the National Rifle Association, has vowed to fight a draft international treaty t...