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  • NRA Head Compares Anti-Trump Protester Violence to Terrorism

    02/25/2017 8:33:14 AM PST · by PROCON · 16 replies
    nbcnews.com ^ | Feb. 24, 2017 | ANDREW RAFFERTY
    The head of the National Rifle Association painted anti-Donald Trump protesters as violent extremists and compared their disruptions to terrorism during a speech to the Conservative Political Action Conference on Friday. "Ladies and gentlemen, another definition of terrorism is violence in the name of politics," said Wayne Lapierre, executive director of the NRA. "And criminal violence has no place in political debate." Police have clashed, at times, with crowds gathered to protest the new president. But the hundreds of demonstrations that have taken place around the globe have been largely peaceful.
  • LaPierre: 'Next 700 days are the most dangerous' for 2nd Amendment

    03/09/2015 1:13:05 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 13 replies
    Washingtonexaminer.com ^ | 3-8-2015 | Paul Bedard
    The National Rifle Association is warning that the administration's plan to ban one type of AR-15 ammo is just the first step in taking away all hunting rounds, a backdoor bid to impose national gun control. "He can't ban their guns so he's going to ban their ammo," said Wayne LaPierre, executive vice president of the NRA, the nation's largest organization promoting the Second Amendment. His warning was the latest chapter on a new bid by the administration to ban the popular 5.56 M855 "green tip" ammunition used by AR-15 rifle. Last month the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and...
  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 22 September 2013

    09/22/2013 4:51:18 AM PDT · by Alas Babylon! · 252 replies
    Various driveby media television networks ^ | 22 September 2013 | Various Self-Serving Politicians and Big Media Screaming Faces
    The Talk Shows September 15==22nd, 2013 Guests to be interviewed today on major television talk shows: FOX NEWS SUNDAY (Fox Network): Sens. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, and Claire McCaskill, D-Mo.MEET THE PRESS (NBC): Wayne LaPierre, executive vice president of the National Rifle Association.FACE THE NATION (CBS): Sens. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., and Tom Coburn, R-Okla.; Rep. Matt Salmon, R-Ariz.THIS WEEK (ABC): Reps. Chris Van Hollen, D-Md., and Tom Graves, R-Ga.STATE OF THE UNION (CNN): Rep. Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif.
  • NRA Surges to Record 5 Million Members

    05/06/2013 10:03:36 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 25 replies
    Breitbart's Big Government ^ | May 4, 2013 | Ken Klukowski
    At the National Rifle Association's convention in Houston, TX, NRA Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre announced that the NRA has now grown to an unprecedented 5 million active members. He concluded his speech with the theme of all the NRA officers, vowing, “From liberty’s defense, we will never back down. We will never surrender. We will always stand. We will always fight.” Well over 70,000 members of the NRA are assembled in Houston, Texas for its 142nd Annual Meeting—projected to break the all-time record for the nation’s oldest and largest Constitutional rights organization. The convention houses over 300,000 square feet...
  • LaPierre: NRA, members will never surrender guns

    05/04/2013 10:18:21 AM PDT · by JoeProBono · 24 replies
    seattlepi ^ | May 4, 2013 | JUAN A. LOZANO
    The public face of the National Rifle Association is imploring members to never surrender their weapons in the wake of recent gun control efforts in Congress that he said will "destroy us and every ounce of our freedom." Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre spoke in Houston during the organization's annual member meeting, which is part of the yearly convention. LaPierre told several thousand people that the "political and media elites" have tried to use December's shooting at a Newtown, Conn., elementary school and other recent mass shootings "to blame us, to shame us, to compromise our freedom for their agenda."...
  • NRA's LaPierre: 'Let them be damned!'

    03/15/2013 9:51:37 PM PDT · by Perseverando · 48 replies
    WND ^ | March 15, 2013 | Unattributed
    <p>Wayne LaPierre, the CEO of the National Rifle Association, let loose against the media and government who have recently characterized the gun lobbyist’s talking points as “crazy.”</p> <p>“Let them be damned!” roared LaPierre.</p> <p>In a speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference, LaPierre accused gun-control advocates of offering “illogical” solutions to the problems of gun violence.</p>
  • Chris Wallace Skewers NRA’s Wayne LaPierre On Gun Violence: ‘That’s Ridiculous And You Know It, Sir’

    02/03/2013 11:22:18 AM PST · by marktwain · 76 replies
    mediaite.com ^ | 3 February, 2013 | Meenal Vamburkar
    On Fox News Sunday, following the segment featuring Mark Kelly, Chris Wallace interviewed National Rifle Association CEO Wayne LaPierre about various issues surrounding gun control — ranging from background checks to mental health concerns to armed security at schools. Pressing LaPierre on his arguments, Wallace challenged him on some of his opposition to gun control. Wallace began with background checks, citing the 1.7 million people who’ve been denied because of the checks — but LaPierre argued that most of those people weren’t prosecuted, and we can’t say they “were stopped from getting a gun at all.” He further argued against...
  • Wayne LaPierre: NRA Won’t Accept "Blame" For Criminals

    01/29/2013 12:32:43 PM PST · by Biggirl · 12 replies
    http://www.politico.com/ ^ | January 29,2013 | John Bresnahan
    Wayne LaPierre, CEO of the powerful National Rifle Association, will tell a Senate panel on Wednesday that the federal government should not enact any new gun-control laws. “Law-abiding gun owners will not accept blame for the acts of violent or deranged criminals,” LaPierre is scheduled to tell the Senate Judiciary Committee.
  • Why Isn't David Gregory In Jail?

    12/27/2012 7:33:38 AM PST · by NOBO2012 · 33 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 12-27-2012 | MOTUS
    Since Alinsky works for us now, and I’m about to deploy one of his rules(snip) Alinsky’s Rules for Radicals Always remember the first rule of power tactics: Power is not only what you have but what the enemy thinks you have.(snip) The rule being deployed today is #4: “Make them live up to their own book of rules.” So I’m afraid I must demand that David Gregory be prosecuted for breaking the law - as he did by brandishing a lethal “high capacity magazine” on Meet the Press(snip) Q: When is a prop just a prop? A: When it’s brandished...
  • (video) Ban Public Schools - Not Guns

    12/26/2012 9:24:23 PM PST · by publius321 · 5 replies
    Do we need more arms in public schools - or perhaps LESS public schools? (video)
  • Washington D.C. police investigating whether NBC moderator [David Gregory] violated law

    12/25/2012 1:40:55 PM PST · by grundle · 51 replies
    CNN ^ | December 25, 2012 | Larry Lazo
    Washington Metropolitan Police Department is investigating whether NBC’s David Gregory violated D.C. gun laws when he displayed what he described as a 30 round magazine as part of an interview during Sunday’s “Meet the Press.” “So here’s a magazine for ammunition that carries 30 bullets. Now isn’t it possible that if we got rid of these, if we replaced them and said well, you can only have a magazine that carries five bullets or ten bullets, isn’t it just possible that we could reduce the carnage in a situation like Newtown?” show moderator Gregory asked Wayne LaPierre, the executive vice...
  • Gregory Mocks LaPierre for Proposing Armed Guards, but Sends Kids to High-Security School

    12/23/2012 7:21:21 PM PST · by Nachum · 37 replies
    The Weekly Standard ^ | 12/23/12 | Daniel Halper
    The Blog Gregory Mocks LaPierre for Proposing Armed Guards, but Sends Kids to High-Security School 4:58 PM, Dec 23, 2012 • By DANIEL HALPER Single Page Print Larger Text Smaller Text Alerts David Gregory mocked the NRA's Wayne LaPierre for proposing that armed guards be at every school in America. But the NBC host seems to have no problem with armed guards protecting his kids everyday where they attend school in Washington, D.C. "You proposed armed guards in school. We'll talk about that in some detail in a moment. You confronted the news media. You blamed Hollywood and the gaming...
  • Journalists slam NRA throughout press conference

    12/21/2012 11:14:46 AM PST · by billorites · 45 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | December 21, 2012 | Alex Pappas
    When National Rifle Association leader Wayne LaPierre took the stage on Friday to address the media about last week’s elementary school massacre, he made it clear multiple times that the organization has issues with how the press reports on guns. At one point, LaPierre said “the media demonize lawful gun owners, amplify their cries for more laws and fill the national debate with misinformation and dishonest thinking.” If the NRA doesn’t like reporters, the feeling is apparently mutual. As Jeffrey Goldberg, a national correspondent for The Atlantic, put it: Reporters on my Twitter feed seem to hate the NRA more...
  • NRA Press conference live thread

    12/21/2012 8:38:06 AM PST · by NY.SS-Bar9 · 59 replies
    Proposing the National School Shield http://nraschoolshield.com/
  • The Blood-Lusting Hate Speech of the Anti-Gun Left

    12/19/2012 9:21:18 AM PST · by Perseverando · 13 replies
    FrontPageMag.com ^ | December 19, 2012 | Michelle Malkin
    In the aftermath of the horrific Newtown, Conn., school massacre, Americans from all parts of the political spectrum agree that we need to pay more attention to mental health issues. Public death threats and incitements to violence must be taken seriously. The incendiary witch hunt against law-abiding, peaceful gun owners is neither noble nor effective. It’s just plain insane. Over the past week, I’ve witnessed a disturbing outbreak of off-the-rails hatred toward gun owners and Second Amendment groups. Whatever your views on guns, we can all agree: The Newtown gunman was a monster who slaughtered his own mother, five heroic...
  • NRA LaPierre blasts media on Trayvon Martin, Zimmerman coverage

    04/14/2012 2:32:28 PM PDT · by Marketfly1 · 5 replies
    Bayoubuzz.com ^ | April 14, 2012 | Bayoubuzz Staff
    Has the media has been sensationalizing the Trayvon Martin-George Zimmerman case to the exclusion of other shootings and crimes occurring throughout America? At the NRA event, LaPierre called the news media “a national disgrace.”
  • AUDIO: Wayne LaPierre Tries to Explain NRA Position on Campaign Law and Fails

    06/22/2010 4:25:22 PM PDT · by Errant · 33 replies · 1+ views
    Breitbart TV ^ | 18 June, 2010 | Lars Larson Show
    Lars Larson grills Wayne LaPierre on the NRA's controversial decision to make a deal with House Democrats and the Obama Administration in exchange for not opposing a new campaign-finance bill. The DISCLOSE ACT is back on the calendar for tomorrow June 23, 2010 Sources are reporting that the vote is expected to take place tonight or tomorrow.
  • NRA's Wayne LaPierre Praises Harry Reid In Nevada

    03/29/2010 8:07:17 AM PDT · by Big Labor Hater · 84 replies · 1,963+ views
    Las Vegas Sun ^ | 3-27-10 | Tiffany Gibson
    As the Tea Party Express rolled into Searchlight on Saturday, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid wasn’t home. Instead, he spent his morning at the grand opening of the Clark County Shooting Park, firing a shotgun at one of the facility’s new ranges. “Everyone has said this is the greatest park in the United States of America, but I say it’s the greatest gun park in the world,” Reid said. Reid helped to secure land and $61 million for the 2,900-acre facility under the Southern Nevada Public Lands Management Act. He was joined at the ribbon-cutting ceremony Saturday by National Rifle...
  • With Tea Party in town, Harry Reid helps open shooting park

    03/28/2010 7:06:17 AM PDT · by Big Labor Hater · 64 replies · 1,574+ views
    Las Vegas Sun ^ | 3-27-10 | Tiffany Gibson
    With Tea Party in town, Harry Reid helps open shooting park Image Justin M. Bowen Sen. Harry Reid shoots his personal 12-gauge shotgun during the grand opening of the Clark County Shooting Park in Las Vegas Saturday, March 27, 2010. By Tiffany Gibson (contact) Saturday, March 27, 2010 | 4:15 p.m. Clark County Shooting Park Sun Archives * Clark County Shooting Park opens (12-19-09) Beyond the Sun * Clark County Shooting Park Clark County Shooting Park Map data ©2010 Google - Terms of Use As the Tea Party Express rolled into Searchlight on Saturday, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid wasn’t...
  • Pray for our American Heroes

    05/20/2009 8:20:21 AM PDT · by Hiskid · 10 replies · 269+ views
    5/20/09 | Hiskid
    Blessed be the LORD my strength which teacheth my hands to war, and my fingers to fight: My goodness, and my fortress; my high tower, and my deliverer; my shield, and he in whom I trust; who subdueth my people under me. Psalm 144: 1,2