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Wayne LaPierre

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  • Mailbag: The intersection of assault rifles, mental illness

    As someone in favor of strong gun-safety regulations, surprisingly I find myself in total agreement with Wayne LaPierre of the NRA. I agree with him that the manufacture, sale and possession of assault-type weapons with large ammunition clips should not...
  • 1/22/2013-Liberty Protects The Unarmed

    1/22/2013-Liberty Protects The Unarmed
    This war against the gun culture reminds me of the Watergate scandal. On any given day, if it was a slow news day, I could draw a cartoon about Nixon and his lying, cheating and obstructing justice. Now, on any given day, if I don't feel perfectly...
  • Op-Ed: Arming Schools Is Surrendering To Culture Of Violence

    A strange thing happened at Taft Union High School in Fresno, Calif. this month. A student brought a gun to school and shot a classmate, but no one died. A teacher and school supervisor talked the gunman into surrendering. Both were unarmed. The story...
  • Here's The Answer — Don't Give Men Guns

    When we look at the acts of almost unspeakable gun violence making news and breaking hearts, it doesn't take Rachel Maddow or Wayne LaPierre to target the fact that men are responsible. We don't need to hit the archives for historical documentation....
  • Chan Lowe: Gun rights

    Chan Lowe: Gun rights
    I’ve been trying to figure out exactly why NRA Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre’s argument seems so sensible on the surface, yet, upon further examination, sounds so absurd.   He contends that the best way to protect school...
  • Poll: NRA Lost Favor After Armed Guards Proposal

    The National Rifle Association lost favor with voters after its pre-Christmas press conference addressing the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings, according to a new poll from the Public Policy Polling center. A poll conducted before the press...
  • NRA Calls For More Armed Security In Schools

    NRA Calls For More Armed Security In Schools
    Saying "the only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun," the head of the National Rifle Association called for an increase in armed security in schools in the wake of the Newtown school massacre. Wayne LaPierre, NRA’s...
  • Armed Police In Each School?

    The National Rifle Association, silent for a week after the horrific massacre of 20 first-graders and six women who tried to protect them at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, finally broke its silence. At a "press conference" at which no...
  • NRA Response Comes Under Attack

    NRA Response Comes Under Attack
    The National Rifle Association's response Friday to the Newtown school massacre — a proposal to post armed police officers in every school in the country — failed to impress many in Connecticut on a day when funerals were still being held...
  • Chan Lowe: Aftermath of the Sandy Hook shooting

    Chan Lowe: Aftermath of the Sandy Hook shooting
    A story recently ran that in Great Britain, news outlets had to reassure readers and viewers that their news coverage of NRA Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre’s response to the Newtown shooting tragedy was not a spoof.   That we here in...
  • Jon Stewart accuses NRA of fear-mongering at convention

    The National Rifle Assn. held its annual convention last weekend in Houston, where conservative pundits like Sarah Palin and Glenn Beck railed at efforts to enact tighter gun control measures -- and, as Jon Stewart pointed out Monday on "The Daily Show,"...
  • Chan Lowe: The Senate background check vote

    Chan Lowe: The Senate background check vote
    It was Sen. Pat Toomey of Pennsylvania who indicated that there was another, less savory Senate motive for defeating universal background checks for gun purchases last week.   All this time, many of us had assumed that the dogged preservation of the...