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National Rifle Association

Definitions

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  • noun a powerful lobby that advocates the right to own and bear arms and rejects any gun regulation by the government

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Examples

  •   But critics like the NAACP's Rick Turner say it is also inappropriate that the National Rifle Association is a partial sponsor of the event, considering that Martin Luther King was assassinated by gunshot.

    Conservative Political Rally Stirs US Civil Rights Activists

  • The National Rifle Association is a stalwart support of the Republican Party in presidential elections, but normally sits out the GOP primary season.

    NRA Considering Endorsement In The Republican Primaries

  • SCHNEIDER (voice over): The National Rifle Association is a tough crowd for the former mayor of New York, but Rudy Giuliani showed up anyway.

    CNN Transcript Sep 21, 2007

  • A country in which a mentally unstable 23-year-old armed with semi-automatic weapons can slaughter 32 students and teachers on a university campus a week after presidential hopeful Mitt Romney has to exaggerate his attraction to guns in an effort to woo the National Rifle Association is a country sorely in need of new gun laws.

    Murder on Denial

  • WILLIAM SCHNEIDER, CNN SENIOR POLITICAL ANALYST (voice over): The National Rifle Association is a tough crowd for the former mayor of New York.

    CNN Transcript Sep 21, 2007

  • He has a huge collection of guns as the National Rifle Association is a very right-winged group and advocages pro-gun rights.

    Review of American Dad

  • The National Rifle Association is a powerful political force, fierce defender of our citizen's right to own guns.

    CNN Transcript Apr 16, 2007

  • If you cannot afford a firearms training class, you can call the National Rifle Association, which will put you in touch with a volunteer firearms instructor.

    Archive 2003-09-01

  • Protecting the interest of the insurance industry, the pharmaceutical companies and the National Rifle Association has been a full-time job for the Republican leadership.

    Remarks At Democratic Agenda Event

  • Unfortunately, the National Rifle Association, which is opposed to the assault weapons ban in the bill, and some other interests are trying to keep the crime bill from passing by defeating

    Weekly Radio Address By President To Nation

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