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National Rifle Association: American nonprofit organization
The National Rifle Association of America (NRA) is a gun rights advocacy group based in the United States. Founded in 1871, the group has informed its members about firearm-related legislation since 1934, and it has directly lobbied for and against firearms legislation since 1975.

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Inside the largest African-American gun group: "I'm not goin' down without a fight"

Democrats are working to advance gun bills in Congress in an effort to pressure Republicans and the White House in the wake of several deadly mass shootings. The country's largest and best known gun..
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Your Tuesday Briefing

Britain, Juul, National Rifle Association: Here’s what you need to know.
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Videos for National Rifle Association

CEOs call on U.S. Senate to tackle gun violence -reports [Video]CEOs call on U.S. Senate to tackle gun violence -reports

More than 100 chief executives of some of the nation's most well-known companies on Thursday called on the U.S. Senate to take action to tackle gun violence, including expanding background checks and..

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Trump Reportedly Feuding With NRA Over Possible New Gun Legislation [Video]Trump Reportedly Feuding With NRA Over Possible New Gun Legislation

President Donald Trump is reportedly in a feud with the National Rifle Association. The president and organization are arguing over possible legislation requiring background checks for gun purchases...

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

Trump wants to close background check loopholes [Video]Trump wants to close background check loopholes

President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he's dealing with all interested parties on closing loopholes for background checks on gun purchases, but he also thinks it's a mental health issue. Rough Cut..

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NRA Struggles As Gun Control Fight Heats Up [Video]NRA Struggles As Gun Control Fight Heats Up

The National Rifle Association is in turmoil. The internal battles of the group are preventing it from crafting a plan to blunt the latest gun control push. The disarray at the NRA is alarming allies...

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2020 Democrats demand action on guns [Video]2020 Democrats demand action on guns

Democratic presidential contenders urged Congress on Saturday to take action to curb gun violence in the wake of mass shootings last weekend in Texas and Ohio that left 31 dead. Colette Luke has more.

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NRA Discussed Buying Chief Exec Luxury Mansion [Video]NRA Discussed Buying Chief Exec Luxury Mansion

Documents show the NRA planned to purchase a luxury mansion in Dallas for the use of chief executive Wayne LaPierre. That's according to reports from the Washington Post. The mansion the NRA looked at..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

Background checks are common sense: Sen. Schumer [Video]Background checks are common sense: Sen. Schumer

Democrat Minority leader Senator Chuck Schumer and Republican Representative Peter King say closing the loopholes on background checks for the purchase of firearms is just common sense. Rough Cut (No..

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The NRA Expressed 'Deepest Sympathies' Weeks After Lobbying For Looser Gun Laws [Video]The NRA Expressed 'Deepest Sympathies' Weeks After Lobbying For Looser Gun Laws

In the wake of two mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio, the National Rifle Association expressed their sympathies. Both shootings involved assault-style rapid-fire weapons, says Business..

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NRA sues San Francisco over "domestic terrorist organization" label

Claims city's declaration violates its free speech rights for political reasons; city official calls suit "desperate move"
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'We will never stop': NRA sues San Francisco over the city's 'domestic terrorist organization' resolution

The NRA's lawsuit filed Monday accuses San Francisco officials of violating the gun lobby’s free speech rights for political reasons.  
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N.R.A. Files Suit Against San Francisco

Days after the city declared it a terrorist organization, the National Rifle Association took action against San Francisco.
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In Texas, a Lone House Democrat Has an ‘A’ Rating From the N.R.A. Can He Survive?

Representative Henry Cuellar is one of only three House Democrats with “A” ratings from the gun lobby. Now he faces a primary challenge from the left.
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Defying N.R.A., Texas Lieutenant Governor Favors Background Checks on Private Gun Sales

Dan Patrick, a Republican, has promoted his A-plus grade from the National Rifle Association.
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San Francisco Declares the N.R.A. a ‘Domestic Terrorist Organization’

The city’s lawmakers unanimously passed the resolution in response to recent mass shootings. The National Rifle Association called it a worthless “sound-bite remedy.”
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Rival gun groups vying to overtake the NRA

A number of Second Amendment advocacy groups are vying to replace the National Rifle Association as the most powerful gun rights group in America. The NRA has been mired in controversy after..
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What's behind Trump's flip-flops on gun control and tax cuts?

President Trump has sent a series of mixed messages this week. First, on gun control. He reportedly told the NRA’s chief executive that he would not support universal background checks for gun..
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More NRA drama: Legal team shaken up as group cuts ties with longtime outside attorney

The ending of the relationship between the NRA and Charles Cooper, its outside counsel for the past 30 years, comes during what can only be described as a turbulent time for the powerful gun rights..
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Want an assault weapons ban? Don't couple it with a mandatory gun buyback.

Beto O'Rourke and other Democratic candidates are playing right into the NRA's 'from my cold, dead hands,' endangering commonsense gun laws: Our view
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N.R.A., G7, ‘Sesame Street’: Your Thursday Evening Briefing

Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.
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How Wayne LaPierre Survived a Revolt at the N.R.A.

Previously undisclosed documents reveal a sweeping effort by top officials and lawyers to oust the longtime head of the N.R.A. Not only has he remained, but he continues to influence the president.
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Trump wavers on universal background checks

There's growing confusion in Washington over moves to tighten gun laws after this month's mass shootings. Attorney General William Barr said Wednesday that the administration will work with..
CBS News - Published

Pete Buttigieg: NRA has Donald Trump 'by the… base' on background checks

Democrat Pete Buttigieg criticized President Donald Trump Wednesday as the president has seemed to change his stance on background checks multiple times since two recent mass shooting.
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Trump says he spoke to NRA about closing background check loopholes

President Trump hasn't made it entirely clear what he wants to do about gun violence
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Trump spoke with the NRA CEO Wayne LaPierre before appearing to rethink gun background checks, reports say

According to reports, Trump spoke on the phone with the head of the NRA to assure him that enhanced background checks were not under consideration.
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On Politics: Trump Returns to N.R.A.’s Side

Gun rights advocates have waged an aggressive campaign to dissuade the president from enacting gun control measures.
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Beto O'Rourke visits gun show in Arkansas, NRA responds

NRA mocked the Texas Democrat's standing the polls, and O'Rourke responded with poll numbers about "70% of Americans support an assault weapons ban"
CBS News - Published

Fourth NRA board member resigns amid leadership turmoil

A fourth NRA Board member resigns amid turmoil in the gun lobby group’s leadership.  
USATODAY.com - Published Also reported by •CBS News

Trump backs "meaningful" background checks in wake of mass shootings

President Trump says he supports "meaningful" background checks on gun purchases in the wake of last week’s mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton. The move may bring him into conflict with the NRA,..
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Trump says NRA could soften opposition to gun reforms after mass shootings

U.S. President Donald Trump suggested on Friday he could persuade the powerful National Rifle Association lobby group to drop its strong opposition to gun restrictions after recent mass shootings that..
Reuters - Published

Trump urges 'common sense' gun measures, seeks NRA input

President Donald Trump on Friday urged "common sense" solutions to address gun violence after recent mass shootings but added that the views of the powerful National Rifle Association, which has long..
Reuters - Published

Trump says 'common sense things can be done' on guns, wants NRA input

President Donald Trump on Friday called for "common sense" solutions to address gun violence without mentioning what specific measures he would support and saying the views of powerful National Rifle..
Reuters - Published

Trump says NRA's views should be 'respected' as Congress weighs gun action

President Donald Trump on Friday said he has been speaking with the National Rifle Association to ensure that the gun lobby's "very strong views" are considered as congressional leaders weigh possible..
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Donald Trump says Congress discussing 'meaningful' background checks, states NRA will have input

Some congressional Democrats said they are skeptical about Trump's commitment to new gun laws, given his support of the NRA and other gun groups.
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NRA leadership warns Trump background check bill is ‘unpopular’ with his base: Report

In the wake of mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio, President Trump is reportedly in talks with leaders on both sides of the issue of expanding background checks for gun purchases.  
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Trump says speaking to NRA over background checks on gun sales

President Donald Trump on Friday said he has been speaking with the National Rifle Association to ensure that the gun lobby's "very strong views" are considered as congressional leaders weigh possible..
Reuters - Published

Scandal-ridden NRA head digs in against gun control

The NRA's decades-long CEO, Wayne LaPierre, has been engulfed in turmoil amid an effort to push back on gun control
CBS News - Published

I was a proud member of the NRA. These days, I think about the moment they lost me forever.

As a kid, I compared my NRA membership to being a Boy Scout or a member of 4-H. Revisiting the NRA as an adult, I was shocked by what I saw.
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NRA president warns Trump against enhanced background checks for gun purchases

CBS News has learned NRA President Wayne LaPierre warned President Trump against calling for enhanced background checks for gun purchases. Nancy Cordes reports.
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Trump spoke with NRA CEO Wayne LaPierre during Dayton, El Paso trip, faces opposition on gun background checks

Trump and LaPierre spoke by phone on Tuesday and again a few more times on Wednesday as the president traveled to El Paso and Dayton, officials said.
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NRA criticizes presidential candidates after mass shootings

The National Rifle Association accused U.S. presidential candidates on Thursday of trying to politicize the deadly mass shootings in Ohio and Texas, warning against enhanced background checks for gun..
Reuters - Published

Trump speaks with NRA chief executive Wayne LaPierre

President Trump has expressed support for expanded background checks, something the NRA has opposed in the past
CBS News - Published

The gun control fight has started. Could turmoil at the NRA be a game-changer?

Resignations, in-fighting and spending questions have weakened the NRA just as the shootings in El Paso and Dayton raise the stakes on gun control.
USATODAY.com - Published

NRA facing internal turmoil as activists call for gun control

The National Rifle Association is engulfed in financial scandal. For the past decade, the NRA has helped block nearly all federal gun legislation. But Nancy Cordes reports on why its leaders are now..
CBS News - Published

Hundreds hold vigil outside NRA headquarters

Gun control groups have another vigil planned – this time outside of Mitch McConnell's office
CBS News - Published Also reported by •USATODAY.com

With New Subpoena, New York Expands NRA Inquiry to Group’s Board Members

New York Attorney General Letitia James’s investigation of the National Rifle Association now encompasses the group’s board.
NYTimes.com - Published

Guns and public health

Last fall the NRA publicly demanded that doctors who comment on gun violence to "stay in their lane." And doctors responded. More than 40 medical organizations have joined forces to confront the 40,000..
CBS News - Published

Angus McQueen, the N.R.A.’s Image Maker, Dies at 74

He was a principal architect of the N.R.A.’s modern image, until an astonishing legal battle between his firm and the gun group broke out.
NYTimes.com - Published

Beyond the Grave, the N.R.A.’s $56 Million Donor Lives On

The National Rifle Association’s benefactors have been veiled in secrecy, but more than 1,000 emerged after a records review. One loomed above the rest.
NYTimes.com - Published

District of Columbia Opens New Investigative Front Into N.R.A.

Karl A. Racine, attorney general for the District of Columbia, has issued subpoenas to the N.R.A. and its large affiliated charity.
NYTimes.com - Published

Washington prosecutor subpoenas NRA in probe into nonprofit status

The attorney general for the District of Columbia issued subpoenas on Friday to the National Rifle Association and its charitable foundation seeking financial records in an investigation into their..
Reuters - Published

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