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The NRA’s con: Promoting lies and conspiracy fantasies

The NRA’s con: Promoting lies and conspiracy fantasies

Spend any amount of time talking to a gun proponent who belongs to the National Rifle Association and you will most likely discover that he or she is also an…

NRA uses more lies to promote its pro-gun agenda

NRA uses more lies to promote its pro-gun agenda

In a typical stunt, the often fact-challenged National Rifle Association is lying in a new ad that claims a Justice Department memo shows President Barack Obama wants the federal government…

Here’s a gun owner and hunter who thinks assault-style weapons should be banned

Here’s a gun owner and hunter who thinks assault-style weapons should be banned

Yes, I’m a gun owner, a hunter, a user of firing ranges and a long-time supporter of the second amendment. I carry a concealed handgun legally in the Commonwealth of…

NRA, other gun proponents, play down increase in violent crimes by ‘law abiding’ citizens

NRA, other gun proponents, play down increase in violent crimes by ‘law abiding’ citizens

While gun ownership proponents like the National Rifle Association claim increased availability of firearms does not affect the threats of violence by ‘law-abiding’ gun owners, a study of crime records…

National Rifle Association padding membership claims while hiding losses

National Rifle Association padding membership claims while hiding losses

Insiders at the embattled National Rifle Association say the organization is padding its claims of recent increases in membership and say more members are leaving amid criticisms over strident positions…

NRA facing internal strife over its strident stances on gun control

NRA facing internal strife over its strident stances on gun control

While the National Rifle Association publicly trumpets what it calls astounding growth in membership during its strident opposition to any efforts to tighten laws on gun ownership, reports from within…

Victims, academics, others join in on gun fight

Victims, academics, others join in on gun fight

A woman whose Chicago police officer brother was fatally shot in 2010 says it’s time for Congress to pass laws keeping guns from criminals. Another woman says firearms restrictions prevented…

Senators seek compromise on gun purchase background checks

Senators seek compromise on gun purchase background checks

A bipartisan quartet of senators, including two National Rifle Association members and two with “F” ratings from the potent firearms lobby, are quietly trying to find a compromise on expanding…

Democrats offer their own gun control proposal

Democrats offer their own gun control proposal

House Democrats will unveil 15 proposals for curbing gun violence that resemble President Barack Obama’s plan and will include a call for banning assault weapons, people familiar with the package…

Obama takes his anti-gun campaign on the road

Obama takes his anti-gun campaign on the road

President Barack Obama, who claims to be pro-gun with a highly-suspicious staged skeet shooting photo, is taking his anti-gun campaign on the road, pushing his new gun-control agenda with stops…