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Wayne LaPierre

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  • NRA's LaPierre makes a compelling case for protecting children against gun violence

    Regarding your report on National Rifle Association Vice President Wayne LaPierre's combative response to criticism of his organization, I wondered whether your reporter watched the same speech I did ("Let's not let the NRA's LaPierre misdirect us with...
  • Whose side is the NRA on?

    Whose side is the NRA on?
    Terrorism, whether practiced in the U.S. or overseas, can be defined as a deliberate act of violence to instill fear in a target audience. We fight terrorism when we stay calm but resolute; we abet terrorists when our response is to panic or try to foment...
  • In Senate gun control vote, tyranny of the minority

    In Senate gun control vote, tyranny of the minority
    "We think it's reasonable to provide mandatory instant criminal background checks for every sale at every gun show. No loopholes anywhere for anyone." — National Rifle Association Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre, in testimony before the...
  • Teachers packing heat

    Teachers packing heat
    It is easy to dismiss the report released Tuesday by the National Rifle Association-financed school safety task force as nothing but an effort to change the topic from the broader issue of gun violence or especially gun control (even the watered-down...
  • Reducing gun violence requires limits on gun sales as well as help for the mentally ill

    Reducing gun violence requires limits on gun sales as well as help for the mentally ill
    Your recent article about the difficulty college students have at campus mental health centers should be mailed to Wayne LaPierre, head of the National Rifle Association ("Students struggle for mental health services," March 8). Mr. LaPierre contends...
  • We deserve a vote

    We deserve a vote
    Much of President Barack Obama's State of the Union address this week was a fairly ho-hum affair, with the usual laundry list of programs and goals (most so familiar that it could have been a recycled campaign speech from 2012, or maybe 2008) and the...
  • Chuck Todd to replace David Gregory as NBC 'Meet the Press' moderator

    Chuck Todd to replace David Gregory as NBC 'Meet the Press' moderator
    Following a sustained ratings slide, NBC is shaking up its Sunday morning newsmakers show, “Meet the Press,” by replacing moderator David Gregory with the network’s resident political wonk, Chuck Todd. NBC said Thursday that Gregory,...
  • 'Good guy with a gun' not a solution to mass shootings

    “The only thing that can stop a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun.”  Thank you, NRA CEO Wayne LaPierre. Now the only thing we have to do is remind the bad guys that they need to give fair warning to the good guys before the do...
  • NRA gathers its best troops in an echo chamber

    NRA gathers its best troops in an echo chamber
    Second Amendment absolutists complain that gun-control advocates are an out-of-touch elite seeking to destroy the way of life of real men who pack heat, pass weapons on to their sons and are a rampart against government tyranny. It's dangerous out there....
  • Adam McKay Talks Twitter, 'The Big Short' at Brady Center Benefit

    Adam McKay uses Twitter prodigiously -- to engage with fans about "Anchorman 2" or Funny or Die clips, or just to write jokes as he did in his "SNL" days. "I like Twitter, it's accessible, it's simple, yet you can make it dense. It's political, it's...
  • How Trump and LaPierre outshone Christie, Ryan and Cruz at CPAC

    How Trump and LaPierre outshone Christie, Ryan and Cruz at CPAC
    NATIONAL HARBOR. Md. -- So what were Republican presidential hopefuls telling conservatives Thursday on opening day of the annual CPAC conference? Republican Texas Sen. Ted Cruz: Washington sucks. Republican U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan: Democrats suck....
  • Who rocked the best CPAC speech: Christie, Cruz, Ryan or Trump?

    Who rocked the best CPAC speech: Christie, Cruz, Ryan or Trump?
    NATIONAL HARBOR, MD—A famous conservative walks into a ballroom …. If he is sticking to tradition, he opens with a joke. Or a story that makes him look good or brave or important. On Thursday, the American Conservative Union hosted a...