National Rifle Association

Gun Sense Commands Big Dollars in Colorado Elections

Gun Sense Commands Big Dollars in Colorado Elections
Just over a year ago, state Senate President John Morse was recalled from his Colorado Springs seat for playing a leading role in passing gun-control measures in the state legislature that now require universal background checks for all public and private gun sales as well as banning magazines holding more than 15 rounds. This year, he’s helping gun-control advocacy group Colorado Moms Demand Action establish an independent expenditure committee to support candidates running for the state legislature.
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Over 12,000 Americans Want to Know: Does the NRA Agree with Nugent's Military Suicide Comments?

Over 12,000 Americans Want to Know: Does the NRA Agree with Nugent's Military Suicide Comments?
Over 12,000 Americans, including thousands of veterans and military family members have signed a petition asking one simple thing of the NRA – do they or do they not agree with their Board Member, Ted Nugent’s military suicide comments?
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LaPierre Says NRA Members: 'Exemplify Everything That's Good and Right About America'

LaPierre Says NRA Members: 'Exemplify Everything That's Good and Right About America'
Fresh off a huge victory over President Barack Obama on gun control, the message from the National Rifle Association is clear: The fight has just begun.
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NRA's Victory Party Over Common Sense Stars Glenn Beck, Ted Nugent

NRA's Victory Party Over Common Sense Stars Glenn Beck, Ted Nugent
The National Rifle Association has spent much of the past year under siege, ardently defending gun rights following mass shootings in Colorado and Connecticut and fighting back against mounting pressure for stricter laws in Washington and state capitols across the country.
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Nullification: How States Are Making It a Felony to Enforce Federal Gun Laws

Nullification: How States Are Making It a Felony to Enforce Federal Gun Laws
Under the law, Kansans could manufacture and sell semi-automatic weapons in-state without a federal license or any federal oversight. Bills similar to Kansas’ law have been introduced in at least 37 other states.
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Obama: 'Shame On Us If We've Forgotten' Newtown

Obama asks Congress to take action on what he calls "common sense solutions," such as universal background checks, to prevent more tragedies.
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What Researchers Learned About Gun Violence Before Congress Killed Funding

What Researchers Learned About Gun Violence Before Congress Killed Funding
ProPublica interviews Dr. Mark Rosenberg, who led the CDC's gun violence research in the '90s when he was the director of the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control.
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NRA Silent on Sandy Hook Shooting Spree That Killed 20 Children


National Rifle Association (NRA) proponents did not make an appearance on the Sunday morning news shows following the tragic killing spree at an elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut Friday. The incident killed 26 people – 20 of them children. Many of the victims are remembered in a public memorial 
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Lackluster Liturgy: Why US Gun Control is Highly Overdue

Lackluster Liturgy: Why US Gun Control is Highly Overdue
While President Barack Obama's memorial service speech for the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting victims has received some very positive reviews, something about what I read left me empty.
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NRA Fired Blanks in Last Election, Gets Smoked in Swing States

Some details of the just completed election, both here in Colorado and in other swing states, have gotten lost among the cheers of a progressive mandate, the whines of Republican obstructionists, and the phony cries of crisis over the contrived "fiscal cliff".
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