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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No one has to be a member of the National Rifle Association to pursue marksmanship as a sport, to collect vintage firearms, or to respect the Second Amendment as did our Founding Fathers -- a right to own a firearm guaranteed by a responsible government (that "well-regulated" militia).
In a statement, the firm said, 'After thoughtful review, we have decided to discontinue marketing our insurance products as a National Rifle Association benefit.
Several major corporations, including MetLife, Hertz and Delta Air Lines, have also cut ties with the National Rifle Association (NRA) since the Florida tragedy, but none were retailers that sold guns.
released the following statement welcoming the National Rifle Associations (NRA) announcement that the organization will support common sense gun safety measures on bump fire stocks in the wake of the tragedy at the Route 91 Harvest Festival in Las Vegas:
The National Rifle Association is calling on the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives to immediately review whether these devices comply with federal law," the powerful gun lobby group said in a statement.
To ban the shooter for a period of 4 years commencing from the date when the shooter was suspended by the National Rifle Association of Pakistan (NRAP) i.
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.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- The National Rifle Association has put out a statement saying it is "prepared to offer meaningful contributions" to prevent more violence like that which occurred in Newtown, Connecticut, last week.
Rep Chet Edwards, D-Waco, in the fight of his career as he runs for re-election in the most Republican House district held by a Democrat anywhere in the country, got a big boost Monday from an unlikely source: the National Rifle Association.

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