NRA board re-elects CEO Wayne LaPierre, signaling no change in direction

The National Rifle Association’s board of directors voted Monday to re-elect longtime CEO Wayne LaPierre, signaling that the gun rights group isn’t changing direction despite a rise in mass shootings and its own internal turmoil. LaPierre has been in charge of the NRA’s day-to-day operations since 1991 and has shaped its no-compromise approach to lobbying against…

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Justice Department to review law enforcement response to Texas shooting

A girl pays respects at the memorial at Robb Elementary school, where a gunman killed 19 children and two adults, in Uvalde, Texas, U.S. May 28, 2022. REUTERS/Marco Bello/File PhotoRegister now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.comWASHINGTON, May 29 (Reuters) – The U.S. Justice Department said on Sunday it will review law enforcement’s response to…

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GOP Congressman, former NRA endorsee says he would support ban on assault weapons in aftermath of Buffalo, Uvalde

Congressman Chris Jacobs (R-NY), who was endorsed by the National Rifle Association in 2020, said he would support a ban on assault weapons following two horrific mass shootings at a grocery store in New York and an elementary school in Texas. Jacobs made the remarks — a contradiction to the Republican party’s staunch stance on…

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