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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National Rifle Association of Pakistan (NRAP) executive vice president Javed S lodhi, on the other hand, has stated that they are yet to get the Indian visa.
The National Rifle Association also issued a statement in response to Stevens' essay.
The National Rifle Association said on Thursday devices that allow semi-automatic rifles to function like fully automatic ones need tougher regulation, and it called on regulators to determine whether the bump-stock devices comply with federal law.
"It's an honor and privilege to serve the 5 million members of the National Rifle Association of America.
Leading officials from SRA and National Rifle association Razi Ahmed Khan, Arif Fahim and Abdullah Iraqi assisted by Ranger supervisors, Incharge Shooting Range Akhtar Tanoli (ASCC) supervised the competition held in pistol and rifle categories.
Additionally, the National Rifle Association's Institute For Legislative Action bought 203 spots in support of Donald Trump.
Dodds, 21, produced the secondhighest score to help give the National Rifle Association (NRA) victory over the Guernsey Rifle Club.
It's a huge pressure to put on people" - Actress Gemma Arterton has strong views about the EU referendum "An awful terror group of their own" - TV's Piers Morgan's description of the US National Rifle Association, the principal pro-gun lobby group in America "The older I get the less I appreciate birthdays" - The Duke of Edinburgh, now 95 "I love being a father.
Thad Cochran has announced that he has been endorsed for reelection by the National Rifle Association (NRA).
The extreme example of a lobby's influence is the power the gun industry's National Rifle Association exercises over the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.

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