National Rifle Association

tv

Now That NRATV Is Dead, Watch Seven of Its Most Unhinged Segments

From Dana Loesch putting a KKK hood on Thomas the Tank Engine to some guy calling weed "a prostitute of sorts."
Drew Schwartz
6.26.19
extremism

Court Documents Show the NRA's Unhinged Rhetoric Being Used Against It

The gun-rights giant says it's bleeding money, and a legal battle with its old insurance broker suggests politics are a big part of the problem.
Alex Yablon
Mike Spies
8.8.18
the internet

People Keep Mistaking the National Restaurant Association for the NRA

Imagine thinking you were going to a convention for AR-15 enthusiasts and instead walking into a room full of burger innovations.
Jelisa Castrodale
3.7.18
alt left

The NRA's Plan to Make People Fear the 'Violent Left' May Backfire

A leading researcher says she has never seen evidence of stories about violent protests increasing support for gun rights.
Alex Yablon
8.21.17
guns

The NRA Annoyed Me into Quitting

I only lasted a year or two, but I get why some gun owners see it as a necessary evil.
Anshel Sag, as told to Kerry Shaw
7.24.17
News

The NRA Was Waging War on Facts Way Before the ‘Fake News’ Boom

Bashing the press and the facts it reports is a big part of how the NRA became the most powerful lobby in America.
Adam Weinstein
12.13.16
The VICE Guide to the 2016 Election

What Trump's Second Amendment 'Joke' Says About Gun Politics in 2016

The Republican nominee's suggestion that "Second Amendment people" could deal with his opponent puts the gun debate front-and-center for the general election campaign.
The Trace
8.9.16
Stuff

That Time the NRA Tried to Tie Tiananmen Square to American Gun Rights

Why magazines refused to run the group's startling ad.
Jennifer Mascia
7.4.16
Power

NRA Complaint Takes Down 38,000 Websites

The NRA takes a shot at the Yes Men, hits the entire Surge publishing service.
Sarah Jeong
6.30.16
The VICE Guide to the 2016 Election

Why The Gun Control Sit-In Was the Good Kind of Congressional Obstruction

This time, it was the Democrats doing the obstructing.
Touré
6.24.16
The VICE Guide to the 2016 Election

These Are the Americans Who Still Oppose Closing the Terror Gap

Unsurprisingly, they share characteristics with those opposing universal background checks.
Brian Freskos & Olivia Li
6.23.16
The VICE Guide to the 2016 Election

Guns and the Big Business of Carnage

Who benefits from the endless cycles of sadness, anger, and partisanship that follow mass shootings in America? Just follow the money.
Paris
6.23.16
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