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  • Originally published 03/01/2018

    This Is How You Get Gun Control

    Bruce W. Dearstyne

    It’s what happened after several headline-making shootings captured public attention a century ago.

  • Originally published 10/11/2017

    The Teen Killer Who Radicalized the NRA

    Gil Troy

    Harlon Carter transformed the NRA from a rifle club into the take-no-prisoners anti-gun-control powerhouse. But he also had a very dark past.

  • Originally published 05/21/2014

    When the Right Turns on America

    Peter Wehner

    "This kind of language–America is bordering on or has basically become a tyranny–is common currency within some quarters of conservatism."

  • Originally published 05/06/2013

    Incoming NRA president calls Civil War the "War Of Northern Aggression"

    "The NRA was started, 1871, right here in New York state. It was started by some Yankee generals who didn’t like the way my southern boys had the ability to shoot in what we call the 'War of Northern Aggression.'  Now, y’all might call it the Civil War, but we call it the War of Northern Aggression down south."

  • Originally published 04/17/2018

    The Extremism of NRA Politics

    Steve Hochstadt

    Below the surface of public statements about gun legislation, the NRA sells its members a disturbing critique of our society. Under the title “Standing Guard | Colleges Spread Anti-Gun Sentiment” on the NRA website, LaPierre says this about American higher education. “American freedom faces no greater threat than from our academic institutions, where the most basic fundamental principles upon which our nation was founded are aggressively attacked by extreme socialists posing as honest professors,” etc.

  • Originally published 10/09/2017

    The Teen Killer Who Radicalized the NRA

    Gil Troy

    Harlon Carter transformed the NRA from a rifle club into the take-no-prisoners anti-gun-control powerhouse. But he also had a very dark past.