National Rifle Association
As the first anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting approaches, the massacre that helped spark a national gun control debate also generated another trend – record-setting fundraising by the National Rifle Association.
The National Rifle Association is among three gun rights organizations that have joined forces to challenge Connecticut’s new gun control law in court, starting by raising money from gun clubs, gun shops and individuals to finance the planned legal battle.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy is dedicating his first speech from the Senate floor to support measures to curb gun violence. The Democrat told stories of some the children killed at Sandy […]
Senate Democrats are approaching decision time on whether they should try to get Republican support for expanding background checks for firearms sales or will follow the shakier path of pursuing the cornerstone of President Barack Obama’s gun control effort on their own.
Some residents of the Connecticut community devastated by December’s school shooting said they’re outraged over robocalls they’ve received from the National Rifle Association only three months after a gunman killed 20 first-graders and six educators at Sandy Hook Elementary School.
National Rifle Association CEO Wayne LaPierre challenged the national news media, saying that coverage of gun control is skewed against gun owners’ Constitutional rights.
The National Rifle Association is stepping up its lobbying efforts in Connecticut since the school shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, helping to bus gun rights supporters to the state Capitol as legislative leaders try to craft a bipartisan response to the massacre.
National Rifle Association President David Keene says he doesn’t expect a filibuster from gun rights supporters as the Senate prepares to vote on potential gun control issues.
In the wake of the tragedy in Connecticut, it is clear that this nation needs to reform its gun laws and a number of other needs now.