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NEW YORK (AP) — The longtime head of the National Rifle Association, Wayne LaPierre, misspent millions of dollars of the organization’s money, using the funds to pay for an extravagant lifestyle that included exotic getaways and trips on private planes and superyachts, a New York jury determined Friday.
By JAKE OFFENHARTZ, Associated Press
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Thursday, June 2, 2022 -- To all our elected officials -- you may not agree on a solution to gun violence, but you were elected to serve ALL people in your respective states. It's time to do just that and compromise on steps to stop this horrific trend in our country. Keeping things as they are is NOT working! Too many innocent lives have already been lost.
Thursday, June 2, 2022 -- I don't want to stop an 18-year-olds from a purchase. But if we had a policy where those under 25 needed three sponsors, who also pass a background check and attest that there is no mental or social instability -- it may stop an incident.
Thursday, June 2, 2022 -- Capitol Broadcasting Company's editorial cartoonist.
North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper criticized the state's lieutenant governor Tuesday for some of his recent comments on guns, calling the remarks dangerous and shameful.
North Carolina Lt. Gov. Mark Robinson spoke at a National Rifle Association convention in Texas, drawing criticism from political opponents.
By Travis Fain, WRAL state government reporter, and Laura Leslie, WRAL capitol bureau chief
Lt. Gov. Mark Robinson is scheduled to speak tomorrow for the National Rifle Associations' annual meetings in Texas, days after an elementary school shooting in the state killed 19 children, and two adults. Many called for the gun rights group to cancel its events, but they're moving forward.
Thursday, May 26, 2022 -- This is not about the 2nd Amendment. This is about responsibility. Assault weapons more appropriate for war zones than suburban neighborhoods. Does every front yard need a Howitzer beside the lawn gnome? Should a military-style assault weapon be as easy to buy as an RC cola and a pack of Nabs? No. Most voters support banning assault-style weapons - including most Republicans.
The NRA's annual convention comes days after a mass shooting at a Texas elementary school.
Travis Fain, state government reporter
Monday, Sept. 13, 2021 -- North Carolina students are headed back to school but they and their teachers are risking their lives in classrooms and hallways. Gun violence and inexplicable resistance to basic health precautions are putting our children and school workers in jeopardy. It doesn't need, and shouldn't, be this way.
The National Rifle Association announced Tuesday that it was canceling its annual meeting in Houston because of concerns over the rising number of COVID cases in the area, fueled by the delta variant.
Eduardo Medina, New York Times
Unsettled by recent mass shootings across the nation, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a resolution this week declaring the National Rifle Association a domestic terrorist organization.
Mariel Padilla, New York Times
The revelation that the convictions of about 145,000 people in North Carolina weren't included for years in a federal database used to determine whether someone can buy a gun irritates people on both sides of the gun debate.
After pledging his support for gun background checks, President Trump faces a decision on whether to follow through and take a leadership position - potentially putting himself and fellow Republicans at odds with the NRA during an election year.
WASHINGTON -- The gun-loving Russian woman who ran a secret operation to influence conservative Americans was sentenced Friday to 18 months in prison.
Sharon LaFraniere and Eileen Sullivan, New York Times
President Trump speaks at the NRA annual meeting in Indianapolis.
They share a name, and both espouse a love of guns, but beyond that, the National Rifle Association in New Zealand has little in common with America's most powerful gun advocacy group.
Jamie Tarabay, New York Times
Monday, Nov. 12, 2018 -- Given that mass shootings are becoming an almost daily occurrence in the United States, we have created a news story template you can use to facilitate writing stories on these common events. Please begin using this, starting with tomorrow's mass shooting and continuing with each one in the coming weeks and months.
Two signs of the times: another mass shooting and more Twitter outrage. This time, though, the barbs over social media came from the medical community in response to a tweet from the National Rifle Association.
By Jessica Ravitz, CNN
North Carolina lawmakers will have the chance to debate new gun control legislation when the General Assembly session begins next week.
Mandy Mitchell, WRAL reporter
The National Rifle Association announced that all guns will be banned at a Dallas convention as a result of Vice President Mike Pence's attendance.
A high school rifle team in Pennsylvania will be getting new gear thanks to community businesses rallying around it after the school board voted against accepting a National Rifle Association grant.
By Amanda Jackson (CNN)
North Carolina schools that received funding from the NRA Foundation in 2016 include Smithfield-Selma High School in Johnston County, Triton High School in Harnett County, Lee County High School in Lee County, James B. Hunt High School in Wilson County, Southern Nash High School in Nash County and schools in the Roanoke Rapids Graded School District.