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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.

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

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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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.

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