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By Mark Davis
The nation founders, the Lone Star State thrives
Topic - Wayne Lapierre
National Rifle Association executive vice president and CEO Wayne LaPierre helped kick off the NRA lobbying arm's leadership forum Friday by delivering a scathing indictment of the national news media and D.C. politicians the media cover.
National Rifle Association executive vice president and CEO Wayne LaPierre said Friday that the country is on edge like he's never seen it before, and that it's up to attendees at the group's annual meeting and like-minded individuals to fight for its future.
NRA executive vice president and CEO Wayne LaPierre said Thursday that more Americans are buying guns because the country is in trouble, ripping "political dishonesty and media dishonesty" he says are undercutting the U.S. Constitution and his own organization.
Watch Wayne LaPierre's speech at CPAC 2014
The head of the National Rifle Association, responding Sunday to renewed calls for gun control in the wake of last week's killing spree at the Washington Navy Yard, called for beefed-up security at American military bases.
MSNBC's "Morning Joe" panel weighed in on the National Rifle Association's executive vice president Wayne LaPierre's speech at the NRA convention over the weekend, with contributor Mike Barnicle going as far as saying the chief is capable of "inciting a riot."
National Rifle Association leaders told members Saturday that the fight against gun-control legislation is far from over, with battles yet to come in Congress and next year's midterm elections, but they vowed that none in the organization will ever have to surrender their weapons.
National Rifle Association Executive Vice President and CEO Wayne LaPierre lashed out at members of the media and "political elites" during a Friday speech at the group's national convention in Houston, accusing them of portraying the current battle over gun rights in a judgmental tone that most Americans resent.
Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy had harsh words of criticism for National Rifle Association head Wayne LaPierre during a Sunday appearance on CNN.
A new report states that districts containing Chicago, Los Angeles and New York City ranked last in enforcing federal gun laws in 2012.
NBC David Gregory accused National Rifle Association CEO Wayne LaPierre of ignoring the voice of the American people on certain Democratic inspired gun control measures during a "Meet the Press" interview on Sunday.
Wayne LaPierre, the National Rifle Association's executive vice president and CEO, who appeared on NBC's "Meet the Press" on Sunday morning, asked host David Gregory why the network doesn't focus on the poor enforcement of federal gun laws in Chicago.
New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and U.S. Sen. Tom Coburn predict the Senate will pass a measure to strengthen background checks on gun sales, but National Rifle Association CEO Wayne LaPierre warned Sunday that Mr. Bloomberg cannot "buy America" on the issue.
National Rifle Association executive vice president and CEO Wayne LaPierre struck a defiant tone during an address Friday morning at the Conservative Political Action Conference, saying that advocates of the Second Amendment will never back down, despite the "elitists" who constantly denigrate and mock them.
MSNBC "Morning Joe" host Joe Scarborough blasted the National Rifle Association's Wayne LaPierre for his "shameful" and "racial" defense of the Second Amendment in a recent printed opinion piece.
"They lie bills into law," he said of politicians. "They pass legislation they admit they haven't even read."
Political and media "elites," Mr. LaPierre told thousands gathered at Lucas Oil Stadium, are "lying to us."