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NRA

(National Rifle Association of America) organization that encourages sharpshooting and use of firearms for hunting. [Am. Pop. Culture: NCE, 1895]
See: Hunting
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Indeed, after the Parkland shooting-- as usual, carried out in a gun-free zone where law-abiding citizens are disarmed by law--it was open season on the NRA. Many large corporations severed ties with the organization, including First National Bank of Omaha, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Alamo Rent A Car, National Car Rental, Symantec, Hertz, MetLife, SimpliSafe, Avis, Budget, Allied, North American Van Lines, TrueCar, Wyndham Hotels and Resorts, Delta Air Lines, United Airlines, Paramount Rx, Starkey, and more.
Many of the NRA event's attendants will be carrying firearms, but Brown said he doesn't expect any violence to break out even if there are protestors outside the convention center.
Nearly 70 percent of the NRA's 2016 budget was used to target Democrats, with Hillary Clinton topping the list of candidates the group sought to defeat.
Insurer Chubb said it was ending participation in the NRA's gun-owner insurance programme but it provided notice three months ago.
While Americans overall view the NRA favorably, the favorable-unfavorable divide is pronounced among political ideologies.
But in the past couple of years, the NRA has also turned to deep-pocketed conservative allies.
"They were blaming it on all kinds of other things instead of guns themselves," said Medea Benjamin, co-director of women's peace group Code Pink, who was escorted out of the briefing after holding up a poster that read "NRA blood on your hands." Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy observed a moment of silence with mourners at 9:30 a.m.
Indeed, since the Connecticut shootings, the NRA has been taunted and criticized at length, vitriol that may have prompted the shuttering of its Facebook page just a day after the association boasted about reaching 1.7 million supporters on the social media network.
The NRA election has changed drastically from last century, When the ballot that appeared in the magazine had 25 candidates for 25 vacancies, and the ballot itself contained a statement that the Board recommended a vote for all 25.
He argued the issue for the court to determine was the proper construction of the relevant laws and the NRA wanted the matter heard urgently.
This does not necessarily mean that all of the 4814 taxpayers will be sanctioned, the NRA said, perhaps in a bid to assuage concerns that thousands of Bulgarians could end up paying substantial fines because they had not registered under the VAT act.
Its about time to recognize and admit we gun enthusiasts have been totally ripped off by the NRA and gun manufacturers.