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  • Illustration School Security by Linas Garsys for The Washington Times

    KEENE: Armed security is common sense

    Washington's ideological blinders too often prevent anything approaching a rational discussion of issues. The battle lines are drawn and most everybody assumes without thinking that any suggestion emanating from "enemy" lines must be dangerous, wrong or even crazy.


  • The National Rifle Association Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre speaks during a news conference in response to the Connecticut school shooting on Friday, Dec. 21, 2012, in Washington. The nation's largest gun-rights lobby is calling for armed police officers to be posted in every American school to stop the next killer "waiting in the wings." (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)

    HURT: Gun grabbers won't heed NRA's sensible advice

    What an irony it was to watch the National Rifle Association's Wayne LaPierre finally emerge after a self-imposed and highly publicized week of silence after the incomprehensible killings of 20 elementary school children.


  • NRA chief LaPierre: Enforce existing gun laws

    The National Rifle Association does not plan to support any new gun control measures in the wake of the shooting rampage in Newtown, Conn., the head of the organization said Sunday, arguing that the government should vigorously enforce laws already on the books and reiterating the group's push for more armed guards in schools as part of the solution.


  • The National Rifle Association Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre speaks during a news conference in response to the Connecticut school shooting on Friday, Dec. 21, 2012, in Washington. The nation's largest gun-rights lobby is calling for armed police officers to be posted in every American school to stop the next killer "waiting in the wings." (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)

    Defiant NRA calls for officers with guns in 'every school in the country'

    The executive vice president of the National Rifle Association on Friday called for Congress to pass legislation and funding that would placed armed officers in every school in the country, indicating the group will go its own route in addressing the national furor over gun violence in schools in the wake of last week's shooting rampage at a Connecticut elementary school.


  • ** FILE ** This March 20, 2012 photo taken in Homewood, Ill., shows former U.S. Rep. Debbie Halvorson, Illinois Democrat. as she speaks to supporters in Homewood, Ill. Halvorson is one of many candidates in a crowded field of candidates hoping to fill former Illinois U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr.'s congressional seat. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman, File)

    Jackson seat hopefuls taking a stand on guns

    Ripples from the deadly shootings in Connecticut are already affecting political campaigns, including a special congressional election in Illinois where a gun rights supporter is calling for tighter gun controls as part of her agenda.


  • Sen. Susan Collins (AP photo)

    NRA seeks a voice in talks about ending gun violence

    The National Rifle Association said Tuesday that it will play a role in a national conversation to limit gun violence after Friday's deadly shooting rampage at a Connecticut elementary school, as momentum built on Capitol Hill for a broad look at guns and other factors that play into such sprees.


  • Sen. Joe Manchin III, West Virginia Democrat (Associated Press)

    W.Va.'s Manchin: Time to rethink gun legislation

    Sen. Joe Manchin III, an avid hunter and lifelong member of the National Rifle Association, says it's time for all sides in the gun-policy debate to move beyond the political rhetoric and begin an honest discussion about reasonable restrictions on guns.


  • Gene Mueller / The Washington Times
The hunting party included Tommy Nelson, Ronnie DePalma and Bob Greer with rabbits, and Bill Ayers with beagles Shorty and Amy.

    MILLER: Hunters' election

    The top of the ticket isn't the only important choice gun owners face next Tuesday. Many voters will have the opportunity to thwart state-level leftists who have busied themselves battering the right to keep and bear arms.


  • American Conservative Union Chairman David Keene says CPAC is the place to meet new conservative people and parse out the politics. (Associated Press)

    MILLER: NRA vs. Bloomberg

    The National Rifle Association (NRA) has been saying for the past two years that President Obama would ban guns if given a second term. Mr. Obama had been careful to pretend otherwise until last week's debate, when he let slip his intention to ban certain types of firearms.


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