Tag: National Rifle Association

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at the NRA Leadership Forum on Friday, May 20, 2016, in Louisville, Ky. (Mark Cornelison/Lexington Herald-Leader/TNS via Getty Images)

Klukowski: Second Amendment and Due Process Allow NRA-Backed White House Proposal on “Extreme Risk Protection Orders”

The National Rifle Association is right to support President Trump’s call for state-level Emergency Risk Protection Orders (ERPOs) – under which a court can take guns in rare situations for just a few days when there is evidence that a person may be on the verge of extreme violence – because such temporary measures are consistent with the original meaning of the Constitution’s Second Amendment and Due Process Clause.

NRA Proposes Major Programs: Protect Schools, Fix Background Checks So Dangerous People Cannot Get Any Guns – ‘Period’

WASHINGTON, DC – The National Rifle Association (NRA) on Monday called for new legislation to improve background checks to identify people with violent mental illness and endorsed emergency court orders to temporarily disarm people on the verge of violence, coupled with robust due-process protections to guarantee that peaceable Americans are not deprived of their Second Amendment rights.

Former Air Force General and CIA Chief: Military Would Disobey Orders from Donald Trump

Trump-Russia Conspiracy Theories Slip from ‘Collusion’ to ‘Convergence’

Former CIA and NSA chief Michael Hayden handled the latest shifting of goalposts for the Trump-Russia conspiracy theory industry in an interview posted on Tuesday. Hayden conceded that “collusion” between Russia and the Trump 2016 campaign cannot yet be proven, so he lowered the bar to “convergence,” a far more nebulous accusation that requires no proof whatsoever.

Trump at CPAC (Alex Wong / Getty)

Trump, at CPAC, Does Not Mention Raising Minimum Age for Guns

President Donald Trump addressed the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) on Friday morning and reiterated some of the proposals he is considering to improve school security and gun safety in the way of last week’s mass shooting at the Marjorie Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.

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Texans May Legally Bring Guns to Church, Says Attorney General

Texans licensed to carry firearms may bring their weapons to religious services if specific conditions are met, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton noted Thursday. The official opinion also exempts religious institutions from state fees levied on private organizations which maintain security forces.

GRAPHIC: Anti-Gun Activists Send Grotesque Gun Victim Christmas Cards

Conservatives, gun store owners, and Second Amendment activists are receiving “Christmas Cards” from anti-gun advocates that include graphic photos of victims who have received gunshots to the face. The Christmas card includes the Bible verse, “The Lord tests the righteous and the wicked. And the one who loves violence His soul hates.”

Watch: Scarborough Blames NRA for House Dem Sit-in

Thursday on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” host Joe Scarborough attacked the National Rifle Association for being behind House Republicans opposition to gun control efforts, which are currently being protested by House Democrats staging a so-called “sit-in” protest on the floor of