We’ll Drink to That: Bloomberg Spends (and Loses) Big in the Land of Enchantment
|Hobbies are usually a good thing. One notable exception, however, is when your hobby is spending huge sums of cash in places you have no connection to in order to force the local residents to conform to your worldview.|
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U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Delists Wyoming Grey Wolves and Returns Management to the State
|For years, the NRA has been working to ensure that sound wildlife management practices implemented by the states, and not federal politics, govern the control of wolf populations in the United States|
New Research “Discovers” What Everyone Knew
|A recent study in the Annals of Internal Medicine attempted to “determine changes in handgun acquisition patterns after the mass shootings in Newton, Connecticut, in 2012 and San Bernardino, California, in 2015.” The authors used California purchases as their focus because that state keeps permanent records of all legal firearms transactions.|
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Writer Sticks to Her Guns: Take This Job and…
|The liberal media’s absolute intolerance to everything firearm-related has struck again – the latest victim? Stacy Washington, conservative radio host, writer and avid Second Amendment defender who lost her column simply because she supports the U.S. Constitution and the opinions of fellow conservatives.|
Art Student with Glue Gun Provokes Lockdown, Soul Searching at New York Liberal Arts College
|On Monday evening, the campus of Colgate University – a private liberal arts school located in idyllic central New Yok State – went into lockdown over a report of an “active shooter” roving the grounds. The school would later inform the media, “At approximately 8:00 p.m. May 1, an individual entered the O’Connor Campus Center while carrying what witnesses believed was a weapon. Campus Safety initiated a campus lockdown in response to these reports.”|
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April Background Checks: Strong Numbers Continue
|The FBI released National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) data this week and the numbers tell an interesting story.|
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Minnesota School District Overturns Ban on Trapshooting Team Yearbook Photo
|Early last week, Central Minnesota and the pro-gun corners of the internet were abuzz about political correctness run amok at Big Lake High School in Big Lake, Minn. Citing school policy, officials in charge of the high school yearbook had refused to publish a photo of the Big Lake High Hornets trapshooting team that featured the team responsibly holding their shotguns. Thankfully, late last week common sense prevailed and Big Lake school officials altered school policy to permit publication of the photo.|
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Third Annual NRA-ILA Collegiate Leadership Conference Paves the Way for Freedom’s Next Generation of Activists
|On Saturday, April 29, in conjunction with NRA’s Annual Meetings in Atlanta, the NRA-ILA Grassroots Division hosted its Third Annual Collegiate Leadership Conference.|
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Last Chance to Win a Breda Shotgun -- Download the NRA App TODAY!
|THIS Sunday, May 7th is the last day to enter to win a B12i Breda Shotgun! All you have to do is download the official NRA-ILA App today and enter for your chance to win!|
NRA-ILA Executive Director Chris W. Cox addresses members at the NRA Members' Meeting in Atlanta, Georgia. Thanks to your efforts, Cox tells the crowd, Candidate Trump became President Trump. It was a monumental victory for American freedom, and NRA had his back the whole way. But Cox notes that with the 329 federal judges that Obama appointed for life and Michael Bloomberg back with his billions, there is still much to do. Click here for speech transcript.
NRA Executive Vice President and Chief Executive Officer Wayne LaPierre addresses members at the NRA Members' Meeting in Atlanta, Georgia. He says that the next eight years under a Donald Trump presidency offer many opportunities that must be seized. From repopulating the federal judiciary and changing the Supreme Court to battling states that are denying citizens their firearm rights, LaPierre promises that a freedom movement is coming to the courts and a freedom movement will be sweeping into states all over this country. Click here for speech transcript.
NRA Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre, NRA-ILA Executive Director Chris W. Cox and President Donald J. Trump addressed the crowd at the NRA Annual Meetings in Atlanta, Georgia. Performer Lee Greenwood also performed his signature hit, "Proud To Be An American."
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