Tag: National Rifle Assn

Lawsuits Swell as Owners, From Gun Shops to Golf Courses, Demand to Open

Blueberry Hill Public Golf Course & Lounge became a community institution almost the day it opened in western Pennsylvania in 1961, with one generation of players succeeding the next on the wooded, undulating course bordering the Allegheny National Forest. It had its share of misfortune — last spring a tornado roared through its 400 acres, […]

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The N.R.A. Sees a Threat, and an Opportunity, in Covid-19

Faced with budget pressures and an invigorated gun control movement, the National Rifle Association has found a new cause amid the pandemic — fighting to keep gun stores open as its fund-raising appeals depict the government’s coronavirus response as a threat to Second Amendment rights. On Thursday, the group sued the State of New York […]

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Virginia Legislature Turns Down Ban on Military-Style Weapons

A bill that would have banned military-style rifles in Virginia was defeated in the State Senate on Monday, a sign of the limited power of the state’s new Democratic majority in enacting the most restrictive elements of its gun-control agenda and a blow to Gov. Ralph Northam’s efforts to restrict gun possession. The prohibition on […]

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