They're all labeled "anti-gun"
by the NRA and on a 19-page
blacklist that includes authors,
celebrities, sports teams,
The NRA is out of control,
trying to intimidate you while
it buys and bullies Congress
into outrageous favors
weblog by Pierre LaWayne
Pierre LaWayne has devoted his career to the gun control cause, making it a top priority to curb the
influence of the NRA. His brother, Wayne LaPierre, lives in the Bizarro World, where he serves as
Executive Vice President and CEO of the National Rifle Association.
Tuesday, February 03, 2004
Tennille Jefferson's 7-year-old son was murdered in 1999 with a gun that was linked to a negligent gun dealer. Her lawsuit against the dealer was just cleared to go to trial by a federal judge in Philadelphia, but the suit would be thrown out of court if the NRA's immunity bill gets approved by the Senate. Read more about the case here.
Thursday, January 29, 2004
NRA Unwelcome in NYC for GOP Convention?
A group of New York city council members is organizing an effort to disinvite the NRA from the Republican nominating convention in New York City this fall. Article from New York magazine. #
Tuesday, January 27, 2004
A Boon to Criminals
The San Francisco Chronicle's editorial page has joined in the outcry against the NRA's sneak attack on the Brady Bill. "The new policy makes it nearly impossible to track and retrieve illegal weapons. It eschews public safety in favor of reckless gun dealers and street hoodlums," the paper says. Read more here.
Friday, January 23, 2004
Bratton Speaks Out Against NRA-backed Bill
William Bratton, chief of the Los Angeles Police Department, condemned the NRA-supported measure that will greatly weaken the Brady Bill, ABC news reported. Passed by the Senate on Thursday, it requires law enforcement to destroy records of gun sales within 24 hours, not the current 90 days. "The provision to be quite frank is a disgrace and a disservice to the men and women in law enforcement and to the public," Bratton said. "It significantly increases the likelihood that they're going to encounter guns in the hands of people who should not have them."