NRA ‘Carry Guard’ Now Training Only, Insurance Aspect Idled

Anti-gun billionaire Michael Bloomberg’s The Trace is reporting that the NRA has ended its Carry Guard program. Well, the insurance portion, anyway. The training aspect of Carry Guard remains, at least according to the web site. From The Trace: After two years of state investigations and numerous lawsuits, the National Rifle Association has stopped offering […]

What Is the Best Course of Action for NRA Members To Take Now?

A lot has happened at the NRA in the past month. NRA-Institute for Legislative Action Executive Director Chris Cox was suspended then resigned. NRA-TV was shut down as part of the NRA formally divorcing itself from its long-time marketing and public relations firm, Ackerman McQueen. Furthermore, the NRA continues to spend almost $2 million per […]

The National Rifle Association Needs to Fix its Own Politics

By MarkPA NRA’s system for voting for members of its Board of Directors is “democratic” in the same sense as considered by the Founding Fathers in our constitutional system, i.e., a design that’s recognized as doomed to failure. Should NRA survive its current political troubles I advocate for a redesign of its electoral politics. As […]

District of Columbia AG Subpoenas NRA Foundation Financial Records

Washington D.C. Attorney General Karl Racine, another partisan Democrat, has decided he doesn’t want New York Attorney General Letitia James to have all the fun with the National Rifle Association. The NRA Foundation, a 501(c)(3) organization incorporated in D.C., now finds itself in Racine’s crosshairs. Like his New York counterpart Racine is investigating the non-profit […]

BREAKING: NRATV Website Gone

Earlier today, we noted the announcement that as a result of the Ackerman McQueen breakup, new production of NRATV programming has stopped. On Tuesday, the National Rifle Association ended its relationship with Ackerman, their marketing and PR firm which ran NRATV. In news reports covering the NRATV production work, the reports said that old material […]

BREAKING: NRA-ILA’s Chris Cox Resigns

This just in. The National Rifle Association Institute for Legislative Action’s executive director Chris Cox has resigned today. ABC News has the story… A high-ranking leader of the NRA has resigned amid growing turmoil in the gun group. Chris Cox has stepped down from his post as the NRA’s chief lobbyist and principal political strategist […]

Hickok45: We’re Not Working With the NRA Any More

  On Friday, popular firearms video impresario Hickok45 and his son John posted an announcement on their YouTube channel. In short, they’re terminating — at least for now — their relationship with the National Rifle Association. We have high hopes that the NRA will come out of all this strong, lean, and more effective; however, […]

Maine Legislature Adjourns, Anti-Gun Legislation Defeated

By NRA-ILA On June 20th, the Maine Legislature adjourned from the first session of the 129th Legislature. During this session, several egregious pieces of anti-gun legislation were defeated, including bills to criminalize private transfers of firearms and ban many commonly-owned standard capacity magazines. Thwarting efforts to threaten shooting ranges, the Legislature instead took steps to […]

NRA Breakup With Ackerman McQueen Could Mean the End of NRATV

The increasingly messy (and expensive) divorce action between the National Rifle Association and their soon-to-be-former longtime PR and marketing firm, Ackerman McQueen, is imperiling the operation of NRATV. The rift between the two operations first became very public when the NRA filed a lawsuit against Ackerman over viewership and billing records for NRATV and other […]