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The CEO of the National Rifle Association says legal troubles have cost the powerful gun rights group $100 million, according to a recording of the group’s board meeting obtained by NPR.
Emails and interviews detail the extent to which the National Rifle Association helped two of Moscow’s agents ahead of the election, Senate Finance Committee Democrats say.
Gun control groups say the National Rifle Association has been “distracted” by recent investigations, financial troubles and turnover. But the organization clearly still holds sway in Washington, D.C.
New documents leaked about NRA top executive Wayne LaPierre’s high clothing and travel expenses contrast with the culture of fear, poor pay, and an underfunded pension described by former staffers.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – Kentucky lawmakers have approved a bill that would allow people to carry a concealed handgun without a permit or training. The bill, backed by the National Rifle Association, won final House passage Friday after a long debate. The measure now goes to Gov. Matt Bevin. Under the measure, Kentuckians able to… Read More
Again facing heat from the gun lobby, U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin is criticizing the National Rifle Association, saying it moved from promoting gun safety and culture to being “big business.” The West Virginia Democrat made the comments Tuesday to The Associated Press. Recently, the NRA criticized Manchin for opposing a state measure to drop permitting… Read More