National Rifle Association

The NRA’s Campaign Finance History: Washington State

Last week’s campaign finance complaints filed against a state-level subsidiary of the NRA in Connecticut reminded us of another set of complaints. These complaints, thought, weren’t filed in Connecticut, but in Washington State. Washington, home to some of the strongest public disclosure laws in the country, has very specific regulations on campaign finance. Campaigns are,… Read more »

Ted Nugent’s Nasty News

You know Ted Nugent is gross. You know he sits on the board of the NRA. You know he is a bigoted, sexist, racist, and pretty much every other kind of socially leprous –ist he can be. But did you know that he is this gross? That’s right. Not only does The Nuge unsurprisingly agree… Read more »

Who Runs the NRA? These People

The NRA’s Board of Directors is remarkably difficult to find information on. As far as we know, there is no full list of board members available anywhere online. We figured that taking a moment and rectifying that problem was a worthwhile venture. Below you will find a full list, accurate as of mid-2015. The NRA… Read more »

Nazis and Elephants: A Gun Lobbyist Goes Hunting

The recent killing of Cecil the Lion got us thinking about the gun lobby’s position on African trophy hunts. We’ll get more into legislative efforts in the coming days, but we are wanted to start with two unfortunately common themes: the NRA and comparisons to Nazis. Tony Makris was the host of a canceled NRA-sponsored… Read more »