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Congresswoman Admits "Assault Weapons" Ban is "Just the Beginning"

As reported by this week, anti-gun U.S. Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-Ill.) was interviewed at a rally on February 13, and admitted to the reporter that proposed gun and magazine ban legislation (S. 150, the "Assault Weapons Ban of 2013") is "just the beginning" of a broader gun control agenda that will eventually include handguns. According to the article, Schakowsky--who has a well-...

Be Wary of Media Reports. We All Agree -- Let's Fix NICS

Be wary of a national news media in search of information they work hard to find that fits a pre-existing narrative. Ever since the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School, reporters have been trying to drive a wedge between organizations that speak up for the Second Amendment. They often find support for their efforts from anti-gun organizations and politicians. After all, conflict makes news...

NRA's Letter to Congress Lays Out the Real Facts

by Marion P. Hammer On February 13, 2013, the NRA sent a letter to members of the U.S. Congress concerning the White House proposals to require background checks for all firearms purchases. The letter lays out facts that every concerned citizen needs to know -- just the facts, no fluff, no hyperbole, just simple, straight forward facts. To view a copy of the letter from the NRA-ILA's Executive...

The Exasperating Gun Control Debate

by Rand Lennox Recent school shootings have again reignited the gun control debate. With The Debate occurring so often, one would think that participants would move their arguments away from emotion and toward fact. But they do not. Effective debating demands a thorough knowledge of both sides of an issue. Nonetheless, gun control debaters persist in their ignorance of firearms and firearms law...

NRA-ILA Ad: "Ask Obama's Experts"

The NRA-ILA has released a compelling commercial in response to President Obama's State of the Union address, in which the former Joyce Foundation Board of Directors member called on Congress to pass draconian gun control laws that have been tried before, and which were allowed to expire because they did not work to curb crime.

Op-Ed: Why I Just Joined the NRA

by Wayne Root I'm not your typical NRA member. I'm Jewish, Ivy League educated (Columbia University, Class of '83, President Obama's classmate), and have been a member of the mainstream media (I started my career as an anchorman and host for CNBC, then called Financial News Network). Also unusual, I joined the NRA in the days after the Sandy Hook, Connecticut tragedy. Here are the reasons why...

Senate holds first hearings of 2013 on gun rights

On January 30, the U.S. Senate Judiciary committee held a hearing entitled, "What Should America Do About Gun Violence?" It should have been called, "How Do We Attack Second Amendment Rights?" The hearing ( which can be viewed here ) consisted of a single panel that included NRA Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre, Second Amendment scholar David Kopel, attorney Gayle Trotter, Baltimore County...

Get your application in for the NRA Youth Education Summit

Fairfax, Virginia - This year's Youth Education Summit looked like they had a lot of fun, didn't they? For all you high school Sophomores and Juniors out there, YOU could be a part of next year's week-long trip to Washington, D.C. The NRA is currently accepting applications for the 2013 National Youth Education Summit - a once-in-a-lifetime experience. The summit doesn't take place until Monday,...


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