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National Rifle Association

  1. vision 2020
    White Working-Class Yoga Devotee Tim Ryan Joins Crowded 2020 FieldRyan’s unconventional and sometimes conservative record makes him a hard sell, but if Democrats get obsessed with the heartland, he’ll get a listen.
  2. gun control
    NRA Sues to Stop Gun Control Measures Approved by Washington VotersThe ballot initiative raises the minimum purchase age for semiautomatic rifles to 21, among other things.
  3. Russian Spy Suspect Was Infiltrating Christian Right As Well As Gun GroupsThe story of alleged Russian agent Maria Butina and her live-in boyfriend Paul Erickson is quite the spy novel.
  4. Not So Long Ago, the Second Amendment Didn’t Guarantee the Right to Own a GunA slim Supreme Court majority transformed the law of the land in 2008. Another such decision might restore its narrower meaning.
  5. Gun Lobby to Push for National Concealed-Carry RightsUsing a bipartisan bill to tighten gun background checks as bait, the NRA and its GOP allies are pushing to nationalize concealed-carry licenses.
  6. Alabama GOP Senate Preview: A Strange Struggle in a Pro-Trump StateDonald Trump went to Alabama to pull his candidate across the finish line to victory in a GOP Senate runoff. But it’s not looking good for Big Luther.
  7. Jesus, Trump, and Guns: Luther Strange’s Ultimate Alabama GOP AdIn a race marred by negative ads, Senator Luther Strange has a positive spot that’s got more shout-outs to conservative icons than you can count.
  8. politics
    The Women’s March Organizers Are Holding a Protest Against the NRAIn response to an inflammatory ad pitting protesters against gun owners.
  9. last night on late night
    Samantha Bee Explains How NRA Controls Congress“There’s nothing like getting shot to put you on the side of gun control.”
  10. paranoia
    NRA Reminds Gun-Loving Voters to Fear EverythingA peek into the election issue of their fearmongering magazine.
  11. trigger warnings
    The Scary Reason Some Men Like Guns Better Than WomenI saw a sign hanging above his desk. It said, “10 reasons why a handgun is better than a woman.”
  12. guns
    Nazi Bloomberg, Zombie Obama Target at NRA Party“I am amazed at how many of my New York friends have become absolute dopes.”
  13. guns
    New NRA President Jim Porter Is a Real GemCool.
  14. Beer Me
    Anheuser-Busch Heir Renounces Lifetime NRA MembershipAn heir to a beer company’s fortune is no longer all about guns and ammo.
  15. walkbacks
    Even NRA Lobbyist Thinks Obama Children Ad Was Over the LineYou don’t say.
  16. guns
    NRA Predictably ‘Disappointed’ in Gun-Control Meeting With Joe Biden“We will not allow law-abiding gun owners to be blamed for the acts of criminals and madmen.”
  17. newtown massacre
    Some People Loved That NRA Speech by Wayne LaPierre [Updated]“They have good points.”
  18. arizona shooting
    Will the Tucson Shooting Alter the Gun-Control Debate?Signs point to no.