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NRA Receives Millions from Gun Industry "Corporate Partners"

Josh Sugarmann | Posted 06.13.2011 | Business
Josh Sugarmann

We have found that the National Rifle Association (NRA) receives millions of dollars directly from domestic and foreign gun manufacturers and other members of the firearms industry through an organized corporate outreach program.

NRA: It's Good to Live Like a King

Cliff Schecter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cliff Schecter

There is plenty of circumstantial evidence that the NRA's mission has nothing to do with its members, but everything to do with protecting the profits of the gun manufacturers who support the organization with big bucks.

School's Out, and It Spells Trouble

Kaile Shilling | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Kaile Shilling

No school means no lunch for many low-income kids, no child care for working parents, and more crime citywide.

The Tea Party, Gun Lobby & Anti-Government Rhetoric

Josh Sugarmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Josh Sugarmann

The NRA routinely presents the election of Barack Obama as a virtually apocalyptic threat not only to gun ownership, but to the future of the United States itself.

Man Who Threatened Rep. Cantor Had Concealed Handgun Permit

Josh Sugarmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Josh Sugarmann

The threats and crimes committed by these "upstanding citizens," as the gun lobby likes to call concealed handgun permit holders, are no surprise.

Glenn Beck's Fellow "Responsible" Handgun Carriers Have Killed Over 150 Since May 2007

Josh Sugarmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Josh Sugarmann

Glenn Beck, meet two of your fellow concealed handgun permit holders -- Matthew Culbertson and Roger Troy, two of 11 new concealed carry killers identified by the Violence Policy Center

Glenn Beck: Object Lesson on Gun Suicide

Josh Sugarmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Josh Sugarmann

In January 2008, Glenn Beck cheered a state legislator who had introduced a bill to allow college students to carry concealed handguns on campus. Dis...

107 and Counting: Killings by Concealed Handgun Permit Holders

Josh Sugarmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Josh Sugarmann

Those who bluster on about the "public service" provided by concealed handgun permit holders are the first to turn tail and run in the face of demands for detailed information from government agencies on permit holders.

Senate Vote at Noon on Nationalizing Concealed Handgun Laws

Josh Sugarmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Josh Sugarmann

After more than two decades, at noon today the gun lobby's efforts to enact a national concealed handgun law will have its first chance at success when the U.S. Senate votes.

Senate Set to Nationalize Concealed Handgun Laws That Have Killed 7 Cops, 44 Private Citizens

Josh Sugarmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Josh Sugarmann

For over two decades a top priority of the gun lobby has been establishing and expanding state laws that allow the carrying of concealed handguns by private citizens. This effort may culminate as early as today.

90 Percent of Mexican Crime Guns Come From U.S., Says GAO

Josh Sugarmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Josh Sugarmann

So much for NRA chief Wayne LaPierre's oft-repeated claim that Mexican gun traffickers don't bother to "trifle with paperwork at U.S. gun stores."

Mass Shooting Template -- Repeat as Necessary

Josh Sugarmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Josh Sugarmann

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NRA Members Spontaneously Combust

Josh Sugarmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Josh Sugarmann

According to National Rifle Association Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre, gun owners are uniting in "political spontaneous combustion." Ouch.