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NRA President Wayne LaPierre Accepts Gabby Giffords' Ice Bucket Challenge

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 08.22.2014 | Politics

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Christina Wilkie

The NRA's Latest Political Target Isn't Even A Candidate

HuffingtonPost.com | Christina Wilkie | Posted 08.20.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The National Rifle Association is turning its sights on former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg. On Wednesday, the country's larges...

Norris In NRA Ad: Register To Vote 'Because I Said So'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 08.13.2014 | Politics

Actor Chuck Norris is featured in a new ad for the National Rifle Association's “Trigger the Vote” voter registration campaign, sharing his top 10...

Even These Gun Fans Don't Want Alcohol Sold At Gun Shows

AP | JUAN A. LOZANO | Posted 08.10.2014 | Business

HOUSTON (AP) — A proposal to allow alcohol sales at guns shows in Texas got a mostly unfavorable reaction at a gun show in Houston on Saturday, with...

The Jim Brady Effect

Dennis A. Henigan | Posted 08.07.2014 | Politics
Dennis A. Henigan

The passing of Jim Brady, former presidential press secretary and icon of the gun control movement, has saddened us all. I had the privilege of working with Jim and Sarah Brady for much of my professional life.

Even This Gun Owner Thinks Florida's Gun Laws Have Gone 'Too Far'

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 08.04.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

From eating habits to sexual activity, doctors ask their patients all types of questions to assess behavior that could create long-term health risks. ...

What Women Think They Know About Gun Laws (And How They're Wrong)

Margie Omero | Posted 08.01.2014 | Politics
Margie Omero

In the last decade, more women were killed by an intimate partner using a gun than troops killed in action in Iraq and Afghanistan combined. Come November, women across party lines may reward candidates working to solve problems, rather than leaning on partisan perceptions.

NRA Lobbyist Belittles Any Jew Who Backs Gun Control Because The Holocaust

The Huffington Post | Alex Lazar | Posted 07.30.2014 | Politics

Brian Judy, a senior state lobbyist for the National Rifle Association, compared supporting gun control to paving the way for the Holocaust last week....

View The Facts: All Moms Should Support Bill To Protect Victims From Gun Violence

Shannon Watts | Posted 07.30.2014 | Politics
Shannon Watts

Some have called the new ad "dramatic" others have said it was "chilling," "haunting" or "grisly." I call it real. In an average month, 48 women in this country are shot to death by current or former intimate partners.

Laura Bassett

NRA Fights For Convicted Stalkers' Gun Rights

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 06.26.2014 | Politics

The National Rifle Association is fighting proposed federal legislation that would prohibit those convicted of stalking and of domestic violence again...

Florida Gov. Rick Scott Signs 'Pop-Tart' Gun Bill Into Law

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 06.21.2014 | Politics

On Friday, Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) signed a bill that prohibits schools from disciplining students who play with simulated weapons, The Miami Hera...

Shutting Out the Gun Nuts? Cigarettes May Show the Way

Rick Horowitz | Posted 08.21.2014 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

While waiting for the next mass shooting... ...

To End School Shootings, Tackle Government Corruption

Charlotte Hill | Posted 08.13.2014 | Politics
Charlotte Hill

I think it's possible to stop school shootings, or at least dramatically reduce them. Simply put, we need more gun control. But the sad reality is that we're not going to get more gun control until we've fixed a deeper, more pervasive problem: political corruption.

Good Guys, Bad Guys and Guns

Sandy Goodman | Posted 08.11.2014 | Politics
Sandy Goodman

To hear the NRA and its allies tell it, about the only thing keeping this country from criminal chaos is those good guys with the guns. The trouble is that isn't true.

In Wake of Las Vegas Killings, It's Time to Tread on Insurrectionists

Josh Horwitz | Posted 08.10.2014 | Politics
Josh Horwitz

The Millers' involvement in Bunkerville should be a glaring red flag to every American who cares about the democratic principles of government established by our Constitution. It should also be a wake-up call to our government.

Another Massacre, Another Distracting Blame Game

Diane Dimond | Posted 08.05.2014 | Crime
Diane Dimond

In the aftermath of a terrible tragedy we always look for someone or something to blame. In the case of the Isla Vista, California massacre in which s...

Open Carry Group Lashes Out At NRA's 'Disgusting And Disrespectful Comments'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 06.03.2014 | Politics

Open Carry Texas, a group that supports working toward the implementation of open carry laws in the Lone Star State, lashed out at the National Rifle ...

NRA: Gun Activists 'Crossed The Line' With 'Weird' And 'Scary' Protest

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 06.02.2014 | Politics

The National Rifle Association condemned the "scary" actions of open carry activists in Texas, including some who were shown in a video harassing a Ma...

Shots Fired. Madness in Progress.

Michael Winship | Posted 08.02.2014 | Politics
Michael Winship

You've no doubt heard that this doesn't happen in countries like Japan, Australia, the United Kingdom and Canada where the gun rules are strict and lives are saved. But here the cycle of death, denial, resistance and madness goes on.

Sabrina Siddiqui

California GOP Candidate's Pro-Gun Robocall Went Out Day After Mass Shooting

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 05.27.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In a case of unfortunate timing, voters outside of Los Angeles received a pro-gun robocall from Republican House candidate Tony Strickla...

How The NRA Enables Massacres

The Daily Beast | Posted 05.24.2014 | Politics

Yet another massacre occurred last night at an institution of learning, this time the University of California, Santa Barbara. The price we paid for t...

A Rare Loss For The NRA

Mike Weisser | Posted 07.19.2014 | Politics
Mike Weisser

The truth is that pro-gun activists don't want any laws or regulations on firearms, regardless of the intent of the law.

Smart Guns? They Hate 'em!

Rick Horowitz | Posted 07.10.2014 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

Here's the gun the "gun rights" folks don't want you to have... ...

Michael, Moms, and the NRA

Martha Burk | Posted 07.09.2014 | Politics
Martha Burk

We've all heard the expression "Don't get mad, get even." Everytown for gun Safety is hoping that if enough moms get mad, they'll get even all right. With politicians who value the NRA over their safety and the lives of their kids.

NRA, PETA Battle Over 'Murdering Animals'

Center For Public Integrity | Scott S. Greenberger | Posted 05.06.2014 | Politics

This piece comes to us courtesy of Stateline. Stateline is a nonpartisan, nonprofit news service of the Pew Charitable Trusts that provides daily repo...