National Rifle Association

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a powerful lobby that advocates the right to own and bear arms and rejects any gun regulation by the government

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is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization that raises tax-deductible contributions in support of a wide range of firearm-related public interest activities of the National Rifle Association of America and other organizations that defend and foster the Second Amendment rights of all law-abiding Americans.
He demanded the President National Rifle Association to take action against inactive and nonfunctional association.
Amendments `R' Us: A spokesperson for the National Rifle Association believes the Second Amendment's assurance of a right to bear arms isn't enough protection, announcing the group's support for a flag-burning amendment now being argued in Congress.
But gun-rights groups, such as the National Rifle Association (NRA), hold tightly to their interpretation of the Second Amendment.
Even the National Rifle Association tried to smoke out the truth from Johnson on their Sirius Satellite Radio program.
She claims the National Rifle Association (NRA) "is not only a gun rights organization"; it allegedly promotes the GOP's line on issues "having nothing to do with guns," attacking the U.
They survive thanks to politicians and media that kowtow to the gun industry, the National Rifle Association (NRA) and others who work feverishly to obscure the truth about wildlife "management.
In one of the most trenchant analyses of the 2000 election, Clinton notes the little-commented upon role of the National Rifle Association in flooding blue collar workers with anti-Gore propaganda.
Compare these profiles to James Florio, former Governor of New Jersey, who is praised for standing up to the National Rifle Association on laws banning automatic weapons even though all the police institutions in the state and most of New Jersey voters supported the ban.
The star of epics like Ben Hur had a silent role in his farewell performance as the president of America's powerful pro-gun group, the National Rifle Association.
Just after Roland's death--and in 1999, ten days after the Columbine shootings--Charlton Heston inconsiderately held a huge pro-gun rally for the National Rifle Association in the location of the tragedy despite community mourning and pleas that the convention not take place.
Mitch McConnell (R-KY) is being joined by the National Right to Life Committee, ACLU and National Rifle Association.
It does, on the other hand, champion her right to own a "gun," a term that could mean anything from a deer rifle to an anti-personnel weapon, and like her buddies in the National Rifle Association, Bruce doesn't bother to make the distinction.
the National Rifle Association and the anti-abortion Christian Defense Coalition.
And with more than a little help from its soft-money machine, the National Rifle Association continues to block common-sense measures to protect young people from gun violence.
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