Tag: NRA

The scandals engulfing the National Rifle Association threaten to undercut its financial and political power heading into the crucial 2020 U.S. elections. The organization has long been perceived as a kingmaker, and was in fact…

“The president needs to step up here and set some guidelines for what he would do,” Sen. Roy Blunt (R-Mo.) said Sunday on NBC’s “Meet the Press.” The subject was gun control, and the choice…

NEW YORK (AP) — Walmart has won praise from gun control advocates for its decision to discontinue sales of certain gun ammunition and request that customers no longer openly carry firearms in its stores. But…

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump insists that the U.S. already has “very, very strong background checks” for gun purchases. It’s the latest sign that he is backing away from throwing his political support behind…

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Friday he believes he has influence to rally Republicans around stronger federal background check laws as Congress and the White House work on a response to last weekend’s…

When I was growing up, I loved school. I may have been a bit of a troublemaker, but I loved going to school. I loved being in the classroom. I loved my teachers, though I…

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Oliver North announced Saturday that he would not serve a second term as National Rifle Association president, making it clear he had been forced out by the gun lobby’s leadership after his…

It goes without saying that the House passage of measures that would strengthen our nation’s background check system and expand background checks to every single gun purchase is a major step toward building safer American…

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court said today it will take up its first gun rights case in nine years, a challenge to New York City’s prohibition on carrying a licensed, locked and unloaded handgun…

With a Democrat as the next governor of Kansas and a Republican-controlled legislature, this would seem to be an opportunity for bipartisan cooperation in the Kansas statehouse . . . right after Kris Kobach tears…