National Rifle Association

Just some of the times the NRA has used “weapon” to mean gun

We heard that gun lobby “journalist” and NRA media employee Grant Stinchfield was very, very displeased that real journalists had the gall to refer to guns as weapons. Well, we figured that maybe he’d like a refresher on all the times that your bosses at the NRA have done just that. Here’s a sample of… Read more »

Just When We Thought the Gun Lobby Couldn’t Get Worse

Quite a while ago now we told you about the NRA’s “vulnerability index,” their best attempt at discussing the things which increase the risk someone will be a victim of gun violence or crime. The whole thing is abjectly offensive and doesn’t actually address anything real or actual vulnerable groups, individuals, and situations. We figure… Read more »

Stuff the NRA Says: “Background Checks Don’t Work”

We must admit, this is something they say all the time. Over and over and over again. With as much as they say it, it is boggling that they are always talking about how we need to add more records to the NICS system. We’ll just chalk that one up pure, unadulterated pandering to those… Read more »

America’s First Freedom: Media is “Stupid”

America’s First Freedom, our absolute favorite of the NRA magazines (and not only because of their awesome graphics), has a new hit-piece out: “Five Stupid Things the Media Believes About Guns and Gun Owners.” A few of those “stupid things” piqued our interest, so we figured that now was as good a time as any… Read more »