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‘Guns for the Blind’ Video Even Too Much for the NRA

For about three days, an official NRA website featured a video wherein a contributor offered a two-minute argument for arming the blind. NRA News, a website under the NRA umbrella, has a section of ‘commentator’ videos – described by the NRA as “opinions on the hottest issues of the moment.” Dom Raso, Navy SEAL and one of seven listed contributors, …

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Sarah Palin Will Never Run for Office; Here’s Why

Hillary Clinton is running for President. Oh, sure, she hasn’t announced it yet. But all the signs are there: speeches to certain groups, third-party money-raising apparatus, little hints dropped by Bill Clinton on Twitter. Hillary can play coy, but no one in the Democrat Party believes for a second that she did not walk out of the offices of Secretary …

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Sarah Palin Talks Waterboarding, Baptism

Former Governor of Alaska and 2008 Republican vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin gave a speech at the National Rifle Association’s annual convention in Indianapolis Saturday, in which she’d sensationally discussed her opinions concerning the Obama administration’s policy on terrorists and firearms. Regarding her views on how she would deal with suspected “enemies who would utterly annihilate America – they who’d …

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Bloomberg Funds $50 Million To New Gun Control Group

On Wednesday, former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced that he’ll be setting plans in motion to spend $50 million towards tightening gun control. The billionaire philanthropist’s money will fund a campaign group that aims to reduce gun violence across the United States, with hopes to win over the “hearts and minds of Americans” on “gun violence prevention.” Vowing to …

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Piers Morgan Bids Adieu With Shot at NRA

Piers Morgan bid adieu to his television viewers on Friday, replete with a shot at the NRA and a plea for Americans to become more stringent about gun control. Morgan’s show was canceled due to low ratings. Critics say the British native is “out of touch” with American culture. “We gave everything we had and loved every minute of it. …

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Piers Morgan Ends Show’s Run With Gun Control Plea

Piers Morgan ended his CNN show’s 3-year run with a final shot at the NRA, pleading with the country to take another look at gun control policies. The cancellation of “Piers Morgan Live” was announced last month with Morgan admitting that his stance on gun control issues hadn’t made him very popular with many of his viewers. “Look, I am …

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Richard Cabela, Co-Founder of Cabela’s, Dies at 77

On Monday, the hunting and outdoor sports worlds lost one of its leading supporters when Richard Cabela, the co-founder of outdoor gear retailer Cabela’s, died at his home in Sidney, Nebraska at age 77. In 1961, Richard, better known as Dick, along with his wife, Mary, and his brother, Jim, unintentionally started one of the most successful American businesses to …

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Gabby Giffords is Booed at Gun Show in New York

While a gun show where numerous “Don’t Tread on Me” flags are hanging up doesn’t sound like an environment a woman who was shot and nearly killed would want to be in, that’s exactly where former U.S. representative Gabby Giffords was on Sunday. Giffords attended her first gun show in New York after being shot in January 2011. While the …

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Wayne LaPierre, NRA: More Good Guys with Guns Needed

According to Wayne LaPierre, CEO of the National Rifle Association (NRA), there is something that could have prevented the Navy Yard shooting that killed 12 people: more good guys with guns. The shooting occurred last Monday when former Navy Reservist Aaron Alexis opened fire at the Washington Navy Yard. “There weren’t enough good guys with guns,” LaPierre said during an …

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NRA Joins Lawsuit Against NSA’s Phone Metadata Collection

The NRA is not the first organization that comes to mind when I think of civil liberty organizations. Sure, they fight for Second Amendment rights, but they don’t really get involved with matters concerning the First or Fourth Amendment unless it directly affects gun owners. Well, they now feel that the NSA has crossed a line in that respect. The …

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Ted Nugent’s Brother is For Expanded Background Checks For Guns

Jeffrey Nugent, the former CEO of cosmetics company Revlon, doesn’t completely agree with his brother when it comes to the gun control debate. That’s normal for plenty of U.S. families, but Jeffrey’s views have made headlines because his brother happens to be Ted Nugent, the famous rock star who is well-known as a staunch conservative and hunting aficionado. Jeffrey penned …

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Ex-Girlfriend Target Gets NRA In Trouble

“The Ex”–a gun target made to look like a scantily-clad woman that “bleeds” when shot–has many people outraged after it debuted at an NRA convention over the weekend. The target is made by Zombie Industries, the company that makes a “Tactical Bleeding Zombies” line, and many are questioning the wisdom of allowing men to shoot at something designed to replicate …

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