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Wayne LaPierre: Gun Rights Advocate
Wayne Robert LaPierre, Jr. is an American gun rights activist. LaPierre currently serves as the Chief Executive and Executive Vice President of the National Rifle Association.


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Inside Wayne LaPierre’s Battle for the N.R.A.

How an internal power struggle, a New York State investigation and accusations of fraud and betrayal on all sides have left the longtime leader of the gun-rights organization reeling.
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Trump meets with NRA head Wayne LaPierre

LaPierre has spoken with the president in the past couple of months on gun measures, but has been critical of congressional efforts
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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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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 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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A Call With the President Gets the N.R.A. Results

After talking with Wayne LaPierre, the group’s chief executive, President Trump repeats many of its longtime positions.
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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
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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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N.R.A. Donor Directs a Revolt Against a ‘Radioactive’ Leader

A major contributor is rallying donors to withhold millions, calling for Wayne LaPierre’s ouster and other reforms.
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