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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.

Organize!

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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Obama Picks Targeted By Strong Force

AP | PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 01.09.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The National Rifle Association has enjoyed high-profile success over the years in shaping gun-rights legislation in Congress and stateho...

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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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.