Tag Archives: NRA

ALABAMA: NRA Secretly Funds Anti-Doug Jones Efforts

Media Matters reports: The National Rifle Association has discreetly spent almost $55,000 against Democratic candidate Doug Jones in the Alabama Senate special election, effectively supporting reported child molester and Republican candidate Roy Moore. Public Integrity’s Ashley Balcerzak reported that the NRA spent a total of $54,772.03 in December 2017 on postcards opposing Jones, according to Federal Election Commission filings. But ...

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NRA Operative Offered Trump “Kremlin Connection”

The New York Times reports: A conservative operative trumpeting his close ties to the National Rifle Association and Russia told a Trump campaign adviser last year that he could arrange a back-channel meeting between Donald J. Trump and Vladimir V. Putin, the Russian president, according to an email sent to the Trump campaign. A May 2016 email to the campaign ...

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NRA Goes Full Violent Fascism In New Clip: Don’t Think We’ll Let You Get Away With Insulting Trump [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: The National Rifle Association (NRA) claims in a new video that President Trump and his supporters are being subjected to the most “ruthless” attack against a U.S. president and his supporters in the history of the country. “We are witnesses to the most ruthless attack on a president and the people who voted for him, and the ...

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NRA Launches “Murder Insurance” For Gun Owners

The Associated Press reports: The National Rifle Association is offering insurance for people who shoot someone, stirring criticism from gun-control advocates who say it could foster more violence and give gun owners a false sense of security to shoot first and ask questions later. Some are calling it “murder insurance,” and say that rather than promoting personal responsibility and protection, ...

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Dutch Viral Video Ruthlessly Mocks The NRA

1.1 million views already. Vox reports: When the rest of the world looks at America’s gun problem, it’s often with bafflement. Sunday with Lubach, which is sort of like the Dutch version of Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, looked at guns — specifically, the US’s love of firearms. And it’s very telling. “NRA is a constitutional disorder caused by ...

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BALTIMORE: Man Wearing NRA Hat Arrested After Leaping Onto Hood Of Moving School Bus [VIDEO]

Baltimore’s NBC affiliate reports: A man seen on video clinging to the front of a moving Baltimore County school bus has been arrested, police said. County police said the incident occurred around 3:15 p.m. Thursday in the area of Putty Hill and Hoerner avenues in Parkville. Baltimore County Public Schools confirmed to 11 News that the school bus is from ...

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Fearing Public Mood For Stricter Gun Controls, NRA Now Says Bump Stocks Will Need “Additional Regulations”

ABC News reports: The National Rifle Association is calling for a federal review of bump stocks, a weapon modifier that allows semi-automatic weapons to fire faster. The NRA, in its first statement since the Oct. 1 shooting in Las Vegas, said that the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives should “immediately review whether these devices comply with federal law.” ...

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NRA Still Silent After Las Vegas Massacre

NBC News reports: The National Rifle Association has gone dark, but other gun-rights groups say they’re keeping close tabs on Republicans to make sure that any new legislation doesn’t see the light of day after the shooting massacre in Las Vegas. “Given the spinelessness of so many of the Republican caucus, the best thing would be to get the leadership ...

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NRA Delays Ad Campaign In Wake Of Las Vegas

The Hill reports: The National Rifle Association (NRA) has delayed political advertisements in Virginia in the wake of a mass shooting in Las Vegas that left more than 58 people dead and more than 500 injured. The nation’s largest gun rights organization had originally booked $32,000 in cable television advertising to begin Tuesday, according to Advertising Analytics, a nonpartisan ad-buying ...

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David Crosby To Ted Nugent: You’re Not In The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Because You Totally Suck

The Associated Press reports: David Crosby says fellow rocker Ted Nugent has been kept out of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame because he’s not good enough, not because of his politics. Crosby responded to a fan’s question about whether political correctness kept Nugent out of the Hall by saying that Nugent “just isn’t good enough.” He also used ...

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Ted Nugent: I’m A Gay Pirate

We interrupt our weekend of Trump/Nazi news for a bit of fun had at the expense of Ted Nugent, who is apparently furious that he’s never been inducted to the Rock And Roll Hall of Fame. From the music site Metal Injection: Proud statutory rapist Ted Nugent has had a long, and inarguably, successful rock and roll career, but one ...

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NRA Host Urges North Korea To Nuke California

The New York Daily News reports: An NRA television host has apologized for suggesting that one of America’s enemies abroad could switch their sights from the Western Pacific to liberals in the U.S. “Let’s send a note to North Korea that Sacramento changed its name to Guam!” NRA TV personality Grant Stinchfield posted on Twitter Friday morning. It was not ...

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Unhinged NRA Spox Dana Loesch Threatens To Fist The New York Times: We Are Coming For You [VIDEO]

Vice News reports: A spokeswoman for the NRA denied threatening to fist the New York Times — which she referred to as an “old gray hag” — in an officially sanctioned NRA video ostensibly promoting gun ownership. In the video, released by the NRA and entitled, “Dana Loesch: We’re Coming For You New York Times,” Loesch, the American conservative talk ...

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Raging NRA Attacks WaPo: Your Slogan Should Be “Journalism Dies At The Washington Post” [VIDEO]

Business Insider reports: The National Rifle Association is lashing out at The Washington Post over criticism of a controversial advertisement the organization promoted that critics described as “an open call to violence.” Conservative NRA talk show host, Grant Stinchfield railed against the newspaper in a video message on Monday, calling it a “fake news outlet” that was “destroying” the country. ...

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FLORIDA: Judge Rules New Stand-Your-Ground Law Unconstitutional, Decision Opens Law To Appeals

The Miami Herald reports: Florida’s updated “Stand Your Ground” self-defense law is unconstitutional, a Miami judge ruled on Monday. Miami-Dade Circuit Judge Milton Hirsch ruled that lawmakers overstepped their authority in modifying the law this year to force prosecutors to disprove a defendant’s self-defense claim at a pre-trial hearing. The judge ruled that under Florida’s constitution, that change should have ...

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New NRA Ad Appears To Incite Civil War [VIDEO]

Via Think Progress: An ad the National Rifle Association is using as a recruiting tool on its Facebook page stops just short of openly declaring war on the mainstream media and anti-Trump progressives. In the one-minute spot, conservative media personality and NRA spokesperson Dana Loesch says progressives “bully and terrorize the law abiding,” adding that “the only way we stop ...

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LIVE VIDEO: Trump Speaks At NRA National Convention As Hundreds Stage Anti-Gun Protest Die-In Outside

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports: A couple hundred protesters staged a “die-in” in downtown Atlanta minutes before President Donald Trump was scheduled to appear Friday at the National Rifle Association’s annual convention. The NRA, a powerful political advocate for gun rights, has also been a formidable opponent of gun control laws. Organizers of Friday’s protest, which was held in downtown’s Woodruff ...

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Secret Service Bans Guns From Trump’s NRA Speech

Raw Story reports: Members of the National Rifle Association attending President Donald Trump’s Friday speech can expect to have their rights infringed upon. According to CNN’s Kevin Liptak, members will not be able to pack heat when the president speaks at the National Rifle Association Convention in Atlanta on Friday. From @kevinliptak: Secret Service says attendees at President Trump’s speech ...

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NRA Hits Dems With $1M Gorsuch Campaign [VIDEO]

From the right wing Washington Examiner: The National Rifle Association on Tuesday will begin targeting four Senate Democrats facing potentially tough reelections with a $1 million TV campaign that urges the confirmation of federal appeals judge Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court. The NRA’s Institute for Legislative Action told Secrets Monday that the effort will target Sens. Claire McCaskill of ...

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NRA Head To CPAC Audience: Arm Yourselves Against The Left’s Violent $1500/Week Paid Protesters [VIDEO]

The New York Daily News reports: The NRA’s top gun revealed a paranoid vision of the world in a Friday speech that painted Democratic protesters as well-paid criminals bent on terrorizing the country. National Rifle Association CEO Wayne LaPierre unloaded on the left, saying its demonstrators are paid $1,500 a week to wreak havoc. “They’re angry. They’re militant and they’re ...

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