Oliver North Out as NRA President After Leadership Dispute

INDIANAPOLIS — Retired Lt. Col. Oliver North announced Saturday that he won't serve a second term as president of the National Rifle Association after he lost the support of the gun-rights group's leadership. North's announcement came after his failed attem...

NRA Beset by Infighting Over Whether It Has Strayed Too Far

The National Rifle Association is used to battling forces that criticize its fiery and unbending efforts to protect gun rights. But as the group gathers for its annual convention this week, the NRA may be facing its toughest foe in decades: its own members. ...
Photo of handguns displayed at the Smith & Wesson booth at the Shooting, Hunting and Outdoor Trade Show in Las Vegas

How California Got Tough on Guns

The modern American gun debate began on May 2, 1967, when 30 protesting members of the Black Panther Party marched into the California Capitol with loaded handguns, shotguns and rifles. by Ben Christophe...
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Judge Blocks Release of Blueprints for 3D Printed Guns

SEATTLE — A federal judge on Tuesday stopped the release of blueprints to make untraceable and undetectable 3D-printed plastic guns as President Donald Trump questioned whether his administration should have agreed to allow the plans to be posted online. Th...