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  1. NRA to Air Pro-Trump Ad Featuring the Graves of Those Killed in BenghaziIn the ad, a Marine strolls through a cemetery where his Benghazi buddies are buried and shames Republicans who refuse to vote for Trump.
  2. early and often
    With New Gun-Control Proposal, GOP Senators Clash With NRAThe measure is gaining bipartisan support, but the NRA’s chief lobbyist called it “unconstitutional.” 
  3. Samantha Bee Explains How Republicans Weren’t Always Puppets of the NRA on […]Here’s a great segment from last night’s Full Frontal, where Samantha Bee covers last week’s 15-hour filibuster by the Democrats in an attempt […]
  4. gun control
    NRA: Donald Trump’s Dream of Armed Orlando Clubgoers ‘Defies Common Sense’“No one thinks that people should go into a nightclub drinking and carrying firearms.” 
  5. NRA Announces Bizarrely Sane Position on Selling Guns to TerroristsThe group says that if someone on the terror watch list tries to buy a firearm, the sale should be delayed — but those suspects should have due-process rights to contest their inclusion on the list.
  6. Trump to NRA: Clinton Will Free All CriminalsThe GOP nominee tells America’s most paranoid gun owners that the only law ‘Heartless Hillary’ will enforce is a blanket ban on firearm possession.
  7. Samantha Bee Attempts to Buy Her Own NRA Mascot CostumeDid you know that the NRA has its very own friendly safety mascot for kids named Eddie Eagle? Well, they do, and during last night’s Full […]
  8. the national circus
    Obama Is a Lousy Media CriticBlaming the press for Trump’s rise is a fundamental misunderstanding of the political moment.
  9. The Liberal Case for Allowing Suspected Terrorists to Buy GunsLiberals shouldn’t risk giving President Trump the power to unilaterally rescind their constitutional rights.
  10. trigger warnings
    A Mother Who Is Pleading for Change in Gun Laws3½ Minutes, 10 Bullets, a documentary about the tragic killing of Jordan Davis, premiers tonight on HBO at 9 p.m. EST.
  11. politics
    U.S. Finally Gets a New Surgeon General, Despite the NRA’s ObjectionsTed Cruz unintentionally helped the Senate confirm Dr. Vivek Murthy.
  12. gun control
    NRA Ad Introduces America to ‘Elitist Hypocrite’ Michael BloombergA primer on the former mayor’s war on things that are fun and unhealthy.
  13. rise of the machines
    Bloomberg’s Gun Group Questions Candidates, But Won’t Grade ThemDespite plans for an NRA-like scorecard.
  14. 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.”
  15. Open Carry
    Even the NRA Says Maybe Don’t Bring a Gun to a RestaurantThe organization says demonstrators have “crossed the line from enthusiasm to downright foolishness.”
  16. america's sweetheart
    Palin: Waterboarding: How We Baptize TerroristsAnd other insane nonsense from the carnival barker.
  17. rise of the machines
    Bloomberg Is Creating a New Gun-Control Group to Rival the NRAHe’ll spend $50 million this year, maybe more.
  18. in development
    Sundance Channel Working on an NRA DramaCalled Cold Dead Hands.
  19. guns
    Wife of NRA Official Says She’s Scared of GunsShe’s testifying on Capitol Hill with domestic-violence survivors.
  20. lists
    The 50 Most Controversial T-Shirts of All TimeIncluding, but not limited to, Abercrombie & Fitch.
  21. gun control
    Obama Wants to Keep Pushing for Gun Control“Our tears are not enough,” said Obama. “Our words and our prayers are not enough.”
  22. gun control
    Anti-Gun Colorado Lawmakers Recalled, Despite Bloomberg FundingThis proxy battle goes to the NRA.
  23. nra
    NRA Hates Keeping Lists of Gun Owners, Except for Its Own Secret DatabaseThe NRA’s response: “That’s not any of your business.”
  24. kids today
    Teen Wears NRA Shirt to School, Gets Arrested“I just don’t understand why this teacher reacted the way he did,” says his lawyer.
  25. gun control
    Gun Bill Drives Anheuser-Busch Heir to Resign From NRAOnly 3,999,999 to go.
  26. gun violence
    Man Shoots Himself at NRA-Sponsored NASCAR RaceIronic, but not funny.
  27. NRA Looking Increasingly Impotent As Gun-Control Bill Overcomes FilibusterTwenty-one of the lobbying group’s highly rated senators vote to end the filibuster.
  28. gun control
    To Clarify, the NRA Is Extremely Opposed to the Senate’s Watered-Down Gun BillSenators thought they might have caught a break.
  29. Frank Rich: GOP Shamed Out of Guns FilibusterEven if background checks pass, it will be a small step forward for gun control.
  30. gun control
    Bloomberg Copies the NRA, Gives Lawmakers His Own Grades on Gun ControlTaking a cue from his nemesis.
  31. Frank Rich on the National Circus: Mark Sanford Defeats the Bible ThumpersLook who doesn’t support traditional marriage.
  32. NRA Still Working to Undermine Watered-Down Gun-Control LegislationThe group has alternate plans for the gun trafficking proposal.
  33. early and awkward
    Harry Reid Is a Former NRA Supporter, Master of ‘Evolving’He’s shifted on guns, gay rights, and immigration.
  34. the third terminator
    Mayor Bloomberg Drops Another $12 Million on Gun Control Ads [Updated]He’s targeting undecided senators.
  35. gun control
    NRA Loses Friends Over Background Checks, Still Influences CongressEven the easy gun control bill is in peril.
  36. gun control
    NRA Reveals Schumer’s Gun Registration PlanWeeks of scheming, undone with a slip of the tongue.
  37. gun control
    Wayne LaPierre Missed an Important Point in the State of the UnionHe doesn’t think Obama’s pro-school safety.
  38. gun control
    NRA’s Wayne LaPierre Exploits Made-Up Memory of Hurricane SandyHe called it “the hellish world that the gun prohibitionists see as their utopia.”
  39. gun control
    NRA Gives Being Reasonable a Try in New AdStep one: Don’t mention the president’s kids.
  40. gun control
    Mayor Bloomberg’s Gun Control Group Will Tackle the NRA After Halftime In ad form.
  41. showdowns
    Fox News’s Chris Wallace Takes a Couple Jabs at NRA’s Wayne LaPierre“That’s ridiculous, and you know it, sir!”
  42. gun control
    NRA Flip-Flops on Background ChecksThey could learn a lot from their old “Be Reasonable” campaign.
  43. gun control
    Crazy Moments From the Senate Panel on Gun ControlAccording to gun advocates, assault weapons are good, background checks are bad.
  44. walkbacks
    Even NRA Lobbyist Thinks Obama Children Ad Was Over the LineYou don’t say.
  45. gun control
    NRA Head Attacks Obama Over Veiled Dig in Inaugural AddressIt was so cleverly hidden, it seemed Obama was talking about the GOP.
  46. guns
    Chris Christie Stands With Dad-in-Chief Against ‘Reprehensible’ NRA AdThe New Jersey governor defended the president.
  47. Frank Rich on the National Circus: Gun Control Needs More Than ObamaThis will take decades.
  48. Jon Stewart Dives Deep Into the ATF and the NRA After Jon Stewart devoted an entire episode of his show last week to gun control, he returned to the topic again last night to explore the […]
  49. gun control
    NRA Jabs Obama Kids’ Secret Service Protection“Are the president’s kids more important than yours?”
  50. gun control
    Republicans Won’t Fight Cuomo’s New Gun Laws, But the NRA Will Albany is close to a deal, and gun advocates are mobilizing.
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