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 […]

BREAKING: NRA Suspends NRA-ILA Head Chris Cox

The New York Times reports that the National Rifle Association has suspended their number two man, Chris Cox.  The move follows a lawsuit filed against Oliver North, the former NRA president who reportedly tried to force NRA EVP Wayne LaPierre to step down. Plenty of us know there has been some bad blood between LaPierre […]

The Untold History of the NRA – Part 1

By The Gun Psychiatrist Like most gun owners, I grew up being taught that the NRA is the oldest gun rights organization in the country. Not only did I believe this, I was a member of the NRA for some time before realizing that the organization was never really tough on gun control. In 2010 […]

Policies Anti-Gunners Hate: Concealed Carry and Guns on Campus

By NRA-ILA We’ve reached week four in the Bloomberg School of Public Health open online course, “Reducing Gun Violence in America: Evidence for Change.” Previous weeks have covered the selective use and criticism of research, the lack of respect for Constitutional rights, and the lack of evidence used to push “evidence-based” policies. Mercifully, we’re almost through the program. […]

NRA and CRPA to Hold Webinar on New California Ammo Background Check Requirement

By NRA-ILA On Wednesday, June 26, NRA and CRPA will be hosting a free live webinar discussing the upcoming ammunition background check requirements scheduled to take effect July 1. Originally enacted in 2016 as part of Proposition 63 and Senate Bill No. 1235, the new ammunition background check requirements will generally require anyone purchasing or receiving ammunition at […]