National Rifle Association

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Noun1.National Rifle Association - a powerful lobby that advocates the right to own and bear arms and rejects any gun regulation by the governmentNational Rifle Association - a powerful lobby that advocates the right to own and bear arms and rejects any gun regulation by the government
pressure group, third house, lobby - a group of people who try actively to influence legislation
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My patriotic juices started flowing the minute it dawned on me to combine the Ford Motor Company and Henry Repeating Arms into a donation that would benefit the National Rifle Association," said Anthony Imperato, President of Henry Repeating Arms.
While condemning Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Rifle Association, he said, the officebearers are sitting from the last 20years but have zero participation in the national event held under the aegis of National Rifle Association of Pakistan.
An internist and political ally of Obama, Murthy has been facing strong opposition from the National Rifle Association for advocating stringent gun control laws.
Emily Cummins (MBA, CPA) is Director of Tax and Risk Management for the National Rifle Association.
Gawker's story appeared shortly after a Mother Jones article that chronicles the history of National Rifle Association advertisments.
The United States National Rifle Association has reportedly launched an iPad and iPhone shooting game, just weeks after the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre.
But the National Rifle Association is strongly resisting those efforts, arguing instead that schools should have armed guards for protection.
The statement reads, "The National Rifle Association of America is made up of four million moms and dads, sons and daughters - and we were shocked, saddened and heartbroken by the news of the horrific and senseless murders in Newtown.
The release went on to note that Edwards "has received an 'A' rating from the National Rifle Association and supported the 2nd Amendment as a right guaranteeing individuals' rights to gun ownership long before the recent Supreme Court decision affirming that individual right.
And the decision to surrender the rifle and pistol World Cup in March 2010 was taken by the National Rifle Association of India for its own reasons.
Program organizers said they had invited the president of the National Rifle Association to speak at a future luncheon.
Congressman Bob Barr, who was monitoring the conference on behalf of the National Rifle Association, told THE NEW AMERICAN that we can expect the gun-grabbing nongovernmental organizations to try again anyway: "They'll keep pushing at the United Nations like the Fabians.

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