Momentum Shifting Against Operation Choke Point?

When last we reported on the ongoing scandal that is Operation Choke Point, the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee had issued a report condemning the participation of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) in the program. Earlier, the same committee had faulted the Department of Justice (DOJ) for its actions in pressuring banks to sever or avoid business relationships with legitimate industries that are considered politically objectionable, including firearms and ammunition sales. Internal investigators at both FDIC and DOJ had also launched their own probes into allegations of abusive practices under the guise of Operation Choke Point.

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NBC Offers Repellent Advice on Appeasing Home Invaders

Americans have a constitutional right to armed self-defense, but they have other choices as well.  The University of Colorado, for example, last year offered the students it sought to disarm with statewide legislation other “crime prevention tactics.” Options for female students facing rapists included passive resistance,” biting, and self-degradation.  According to one proponent of the bill to ban the lawful carrying of firearms on campuses, such threats are “why we have the whistles.” 

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Statement from Chris W. Cox, Executive Director, NRA Institute for Legislative Action, on Milwaukee Sheriff David A. Clarke's Primary Victory

On behalf of the NRA's five million members, we would like to congratulate Sheriff David A. Clarke on his hard fought victory in his Primary election for Milwaukee County Sheriff.

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Get Involved and Make a Difference

By Chris W. Cox, NRA-ILA Executive Director

The NRA Is regularly identified as one of the most effective advocacy organizations in the country. That means the NRA is a potent force fighting in Congress and the state legislatures to protect our right to keep and bear arms.

Particularly in recent years, NRA has also earned a reputation for being a very effective political organization, working to elect pro Second Amendment candidates at the federal and state level.

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City of Chicago Ordered to Pay NRA's Legal Fees - Again

The United States District Court in the Northern District of Illinois has ordered the City of Chicago to reimburse $940,000 in legal expenses incurred by the NRA. The NRA had challenged Chicago's ban on gun sales within city limits in Benson v. City of Chicago. This is the second time that the City of Chicago has been ordered to reimburse legal fees in a suit sponsored by the NRA. The first was following the U.S. Supreme Court's landmark ruling in McDonald v. City of Chicago in which Chicago was ordered to reimburse the NRA more than $600,000.  

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Welcome to NRA!

Welcome to NRA!

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