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February 25, 2021

For First Time in Decades, Embattled NRA CEO Wayne LaPierre a No-Show at Marquee CPAC Event

LaPierre’s Absence Comes After Scandal-Plagued NRA Declared Bankruptcy and LaPierre “Under Scrutiny For His Leadership” Everytown Running Digital Ads in Orlando During CPAC That Highlight How LaPierre, NRA Spent Millions on Designer Suits, Exotic Trips, Private…
February 24, 2021

Re: Will Wayne LaPierre, Embattled NRA CEO, Show Up at CPAC as NRA Appears in Bankruptcy Court?

For at least 24 consecutive years, the NRA has been a sponsor of the annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC). Now-embattled NRA CEO Wayne LaPierre has been a speaker at each one of those 24 events. But as…
February 23, 2021

TODAY IN FAIRFAX/DC: Everytown Mobile Billboard Spotlights NRA’s Lavish Spending at Expense of Members, As Part of Six-Figure Ad Campaign

As first reported by the New York Times, this week Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund launched a new six-figure ad campaign targeted toward “an unusual demographic for an organization that…
February 22, 2021

Everytown Launches New TV and Digital Ad Campaign Urging NRA Members and Gun Owners to Ditch the NRA — Ads Highlight NRA’s Egregious Spending as it Seeks Bankruptcy

New Ad Highlights How Less Than 10% of NRA Spending Goes Toward Gun Safety, Training and Education, While NRA Spends Millions for NRA Executives to Enjoy Designer Suits, Exotic Trips, Private Jets, Golden Parachutes, and High-Priced…
April 20, 2014

Moms Standing up to NRA’s Resistance to Sensible Gun Laws

By Shannon Watts, via The Indianapolis Star Next weekend, in Indianapolis, members of the National Rifle Association will gather for the organization’s annual convention. They’ll hear from NRA officials flown in from Washington and politicians…
April 17, 2014

We Will Fight the NRA With Common Sense

By Michael Bloomberg and Shannon Watts, via CNN A year ago on Thursday, the U.S. Senate failed to pass a bill that would have helped fix our nation’s gun laws by requiring background checks on…
January 13, 2013

Albany, New York Letter: Gun reform needs much stronger lobby

NRA members are willing to spend $35 per year in order to advance their interests. What are we willing to spend to protect our families from military-style weapons? — Lisa Ribeiro, Albany, New York The NRA…
January 11, 2013

Republican Joe Scarborough: NRA is protecting gun manufacturers, not the Second Amendment

Can we just break through the BS?” Morning Joe host Joe Scarborough said on Friday’s Morning Joe. “This is not—for the NRA—about Second Amendment rights.This is about gun manufacturers making millions and millions and millions of dollars. This is about…