NRA Membership Up More Than 350,000 in 2018

The Washington Post reports that subscriptions to National Rifle Association print publications are up about 350,000 between February and June. Since the NRA doesn’t release membership numbers, the WaPo figures that’s a good proxy indicating a surge in new memberships since the Parkland shooting on February 14. All NRA members are entitled to a complimentary […]

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee Drops Governor’s 20 Program Because of NRA Affiliation

Various states all across the country participate in something called the Governor’s 20 program, a competition established by the National Rifle Association to recognize the twenty best law enforcement marksmen in each state. Or as the NRA describes it on their site: The NRA Governor’s Twenty Program was designed to recognize the top twenty law enforcement officers […]

BREAKING: NRA Carry Guard Expo Cancelled Due to Hurricane Florence

The NRA’s second annual Carry Guard Expo had been scheduled for this weekend in Richmond, Virginia. However that coincides with the projected landfall of Hurricane Florence, probably somewhere between South Carolina and Virginia. As a result, the NRA has decided to side with safety and has cancelled the event. Here’s their press release: NRA Carry […]

Judge to Hear Arguments Today in NRA Suit vs. New York Gov. Cuomo

In the (not so) olden days, we had Operation Choke Point. That was the Obama Justice Department’s 2013 effort to squeeze firearms-related firms by threatening banks and other financial institutions that dared to do business with them. That legal and financial intimidation finally ended in 2017 with the change of administrations. Now that the federal government’s […]

Adam Kraut Takes a Third Run at an NRA Board Seat

My good friend and a strong defender of the Second Amendment is throwing his hat into the ring for a third time. Adam Kraut has announced that he’s running again for an NRA Board of Directors seat. For those who don’t know him, Adam is a lawyer and former gun store manager who deals exclusively with firearms-related cases. He’s has […]

The NRA Has Some Fun With David Hogg’s Useful Idiots at Saturday’s NRA HQ Protest

Pity poor David Hogg. He held a rally Saturday at the NRA world headquarters near Fairfax, Virginia. While (someone’s) money can pay to organize rallies against gun rights and provide armed security, money doesn’t buy intelligent demonstrators. While the event played out, the National Rifle Association didn’t miss the chance to ridicule Hogg and his […]

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