Ted Nugent reelected to NRA board. Tells crowd to support Donald Trump for president

LOUISVILLE, Ky. | Hard rock legend Ted Nugent on Sunday delivered a profanity-laced speech urging gun-rights supporters to get behind Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, telling the National Rifle Association’s annual convention that they must stop the Democrats this year. “Donald Trump is the [expletive] kicker,” the rock guitarist/gun rights advocate said in a speech billed… Read Full Post…

Chris Cox, top NRA-ILA official: ‘Bernie’s right’ on gun liability issue

LOUISVILLE – The head of the National Rifle Association’s lobbying arm gave Bernard Sanders a shout-out on Saturday for the Vermont senator’s stance on whether people should have the right to sue gun makers and manufacturers. “I don’t say this often – okay, fine, I’ve never said it – but Bernie’s right,” said Chris Cox, executive… Read Full Post…

Rand Paul slams gun-free zones

LOUISVILLE – Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky on Friday slammed the idea of gun-free zones in front of a crowd of gun-rights enthusiasts at the National Rifle Association’s annual meetings in Mr. Paul’s home state. “These terrible, recurring tragedies keep occurring in one place: gun-free zones,” Mr. Paul said at the NRA-ILA Leadership Forum. “These terrible… Read Full Post…

Wayne LaPierre, NRA CEO, blasts Michael Bloomberg, ‘gun-hating modern-day temperance movement’

LOUISVILLE – Wayne LaPierre, executive vice president and CEO of the National Rifle Association, on Saturday ripped former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg for pushing a “gun-hating, modern-day temperance movement” he said activists are trying to insert into the mainstream movie industry. “No matter where you look, you can’t escape the elitists’ agenda,” Mr. LaPierre… Read Full Post…

Henry Repeating Arms Honors Local Heroes At The NRA 2016 Annual Meeting

LOUISVILLE, Ky., May 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Henry Repeating Arms presented tribute rifles to eight deserving individuals who serve the state and country last night at The National NRA Foundation Banquet and Auction at the Kentucky International Convention Center as part of The NRA 2016 Annual Meetings & Exhibits. As a sponsor of the event, Anthony… Read Full Post…

Pro-gun Democrats silenced as party veers left on Second Amendment

LOUISVILLE – Gun rights backers lament what they describe as a leftward drift on Second Amendment rights by Democrats in recent years, and predicted the push for stricter laws in blue state bastions such as California and Illinois will cost them even more independent-minded voters. Within the last decade, Democrats, including then-Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid,… Read Full Post…

Machine gun ban upheld by federal appeals court

A federal appeals court agreed Wednesday that the Second Amendment doesn’t allow U.S. citizens to own machine guns, rejecting once again a claim brought by a Pennsylvania man who unsuccessfully attempted to acquire a military-style firearm by registering it through his family trust. Ryan Watson first sued the U.S. government in 2014 after his application for… Read Full Post…

Where Donald Trump Stands on Guns Rights

Donald Trump believes no other American family loves the Second Amendment more than his own. The presumptive Republican nominee, who’s scheduled to speak at a major National Rifle Association event on Friday afternoon, says he is a proud member of the organization, even lauding his two adult sons as lifetime members who are “serious NRA.” “We… Read Full Post…