Elaih Wagan, a 3-year-old from Austin, Texas is recognized as the youngest lifetime member by Wayne LaPierre(R), executive vice president of the National Rifle Association(NRA), during the142nd annual convention at the George R. Brown Convention Center May 4, 2013 in Houston, Texas. Wagan's grandfather purchased a lifetime membership as a gift for the little girl.
We shouldn't talk about people who go to the NRA conventions like some strange tribe, like people from a foreign country. They're — 99 percent of them are us, they're law-abiding citizens that care about their rights and their guns. ... I don't think they are represented well by Wayne LaPierre.More quotes »
Letter: Background checks for gun buyers
never questioned? Why don't we know their names? Ann Kemler, Long Beach While your editorial rhetorically questions if Wayne LaPierre's comment about Mayor Michael Bloomberg was "a joke," one has to wonder whom the joke is really on.Newsday seems to have no Read more »
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Josh Horwitz: The NRA's Perverted View of America
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Erik Nielson: Gun Collectors and Mental Illness
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NRA Admits Ignorance About Lead Ammo's Lethal Toll on Endangered Condors
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