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Oliver North, a central figure in the Iran-Contra scandal under president Ronald Reagan, is to become the next president of the National Rifle Association

Oliver North New President of NRA, Wayne LaPierre to Continue as CEO

National Rifle Association CEO Wayne LaPierre announced in Dallas on Monday that the NRA’s board of directors has voted to elect the iconic Lt. Col. Oliver North as the new president of the NRA, making him partners with LaPierre and NRA chief lobbyist Chris Cox to lead the oldest and largest civil rights organization in the United States.

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Kamala Harris to NRA: ‘I Am Not Going to Be Silenced’

Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) said on Thursday that the National Rifle Association (NRA) is not going to silence her after NRA CEO Wayne LaPierre name-checked her during his Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) address, saying Harris is a member of the “new wave of European-style socialists” that has “infested” the Democrats.

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CNN’s Nutter: LaPierre’s CPAC Speech ’30 Minutes of Verbal Vomit’

Thursday on CNN’s “Newsroom,” while discussing NRA president Wayne LaPierre’s CPAC speech, network political contributor and former Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter called the speech “30 minutes of verbal vomit.” Nutter said, “First of all that was 30 minutes of verbal vomit 

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NYDN: Ft. Lauderdale Gun-Free Zone Attack No Justification for Arming Citizens to Shoot Back

On January 6, the day that Esteban Santiago allegedly pulled a gun from checked baggage and opened fire on innocents in a Ft. Lauderdale-Hollywood International gun-free zone, the New York Daily News (NYDN) contended that “five … dead and even more … wounded” were not sufficient grounds for removing the gun-free policy so law-abiding citizens could be armed for self-defense.

Wayne LaPierre, Executive Vice President of the National Rifle Association (NRA), speaks during the annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) 2016 at National Harbor in Oxon Hill, Maryland, outside Washington, March 3, 2016. Republican activists, organizers and voters gather for the Conservative Political Action Conference at a critical moment for …

NRA’s Wayne LaPierre: Pro-Gun Voters Gave Hillary a ‘Permanent Political Vacation’

Wayne LaPierre stressed that the good news of Clinton’s political demise is countered by the reality that George Soros and Michael Bloomberg are still eagerly working to limit the exercise of Second Amendment rights. Moreover, he noted that Barack Obama has spent his time in office filling judicial vacancies with judges who oppose the Second Amendment.

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is introduced by National Rifle Association executive director Chris W. Cox , left, and NRA executive vice president Wayne LaPierre as he takes the stage to speak at the NRA convention, Friday, May 20, 2016, in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

NRA Endorses Donald Trump for President

During the May 20 NRA Leadership Forum in Louisville, Kentucky, the NRA announced its endorsement of presumptive Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump.