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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He is ineligible to receive any direct or indirect funding or assistance from the National Rifle Association of Pakistan or any affiliated unit.
The statement reads, "The National Rifle Association of America is made up of four million moms and dads, sons and daughters - and we were shocked, saddened and heartbroken by the news of the horrific and senseless murders in Newtown.
The release went on to note that Edwards "has received an 'A' rating from the National Rifle Association and supported the 2nd Amendment as a right guaranteeing individuals' rights to gun ownership long before the recent Supreme Court decision affirming that individual right.
A day after it came to light that the National Rifle Association of India was not keen on hosting the World Cup in March 2010, the sports ministry came out with a blueprint.
CCRKBA and the National Rifle Association argued that the ban was inconsistent, as concealed carry was already legal on other federal lands (notably Bureau of Land Management and Forest Service' properties).
At the Annual Meeting of the National Rifle Association in Louisville, KY, program co-founders Larry and Brenda Potterfield presented a ceremonial check on behalf of NRA Round-Up customers to Wayne LaPierre, Executive Vice President and Chief Executive Officer of the National Rifle Association, and Chris Cox, Executive Director of the NRA Institute for Legislative Action.
Ricochet, a new book by Richard Feldman, a former lobbyist for the National Rifle Association, describes an important fact about the NRA that also applies to other K Street lobbies.
We proudly accept this award and look forward to our continuing recruitment efforts for the National Rifle Association," said Gary Fletcher, vice president of sales and marketing for Glock.
Paul Helmke, president of the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence, last week called on the National Rifle Association (NRA) to join a dialogue to make communities safer.
The all-powerful National Rifle Association will predictably oppose any legislative attempt to amend the constitution while the death toll on America's streets and college campuses continues to mount.
If all were as it seems, this would be a huge victory for gun owners and their main ally, the National Rifle Association, which has been urging its millions of members to write their U.
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.
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