National Rifle Association Essay

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  • The Association Of The National Rifle Association

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    The National Rifle Association, also known as the NRA, is a nonprofit organization founded in 1871 with the original goal to “promote and encourage rifle shooting on a scientific basis.” Additionally, there was a heavy focus of proper shooting sports among America’s youth. It featured multiple shooting programs and developed ranges for members to use and train. Through the use of their magazine “The American Rifleman” members of the NRA were informed regarding firearm bills. With the passage

  • The National Rifle Association ( Nra )

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    The National Rifle Association (NRA) Lori Acompora Professor Urban Manhattanville College According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the United States experiences epidemic levels of gun violence, claiming over 30,000 lives annually. For every person who dies from a gunshot wound, two others are wounded. In America, there are approximately 270 million firearms possessed by civilians, and only 897,000 carried by police. Every year, approximately 100,000 Americans

  • The National Rifle Association ( Nra )

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    Of the many interest groups that have a viable, unwavering presence in both the campaign and election process and in the hands of its taxpaying voters is the National Rifle Association (NRA). The nonprofit organization has a staunch and straightforward message: to advocate and protect the second amendment. As of late, the NRA has received criticism by some candidate who is running for presidency, and even the President himself, but this has not changed the purpose or image of the organization through

  • The National Rifle Association : An Organization

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    The National Rifle Association is an organization that was founded in the year 1871. This organization was formed to protect the Second Amendment which reads, “A well-regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a Free State, the right of the people to keep and bear arms, shall not be infringed.” The association is known to advocate specifically for gun rights, and to lobby for and against legislation. The NRA also created the Legislative Action in 1975 as a means to lobby as well. The institute

  • Nr National Rifle Association

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    NRA The NRA(National Rifle Association)is the organization that protects the Second Amendment of the Constitution.The Second Amendment states “A well regulated militia being necessary to security of a free state,the right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed”. The NRA was founded by two Union commanding officers in New York in 1871 by the the names of William C.Church and Geogre Wingate.During World War II the NRA offered some of its ranges to the government to serve as training

  • The National Rifle Association of America Essay

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    The nation’s oldest and largest civil rights organization is under attack, but why? That’s what is going on right now with the NRA and the issues that they are defending. Ever since the NRA was founded, it has been doing things to help out the people of this country and to shape the country itself. There are so many controversies that are going on today in politics that are the center of the NRA’s philosophy. The NRA does a lot for the people of this country by impacting the lives of millions of

  • The National Rifle Association (NRA) Essay

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    The National Rifle Association (NRA) As George Stephanopoulos, a former Clinton spokesman once said: Let me make one small vote for the NRA. They're good citizens. They call their Congressmen. They write. They vote. They contribute. And they get what they want over time.(qtd. in nra.org) The NRA is indeed all of these things, with programs to benefit a variety of Americans, sponsorship of one of Americas oldest sports, and as an organization that will stand up for its political beliefs regarding

  • The National Rifle Association : Interest Group Essay

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    The National Rifle Association Interest Group Paper The National Rifle Association is a very historic and well known organization which was founded in 1871. The NRA is widely known for protecting the second amendment of the constitution which is what gives people the right to keep and bear arms and very strong promoters of proper gun use. Sarah Horwitz, state’s that, “Today it is arguably the most powerful lobbying organization in the nation’s capital and certainly the most feared.”(Achenbach

  • The National Rifle Association Is An American Non-Profit

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    The National Rifle Association is an American non-profit organization that has been around for over one hundred years. It is a large organization with approximately 5 million members and is run by 84 leaders: 64 board members, one consultant, 17 lobbyist, 15 senior staff and 4 spokespersons. There are 9 women and 73 men apart of the NRA leaders. The executive vice president and chief executive officer is Wayne LaPierre, an author and a gun rights advocate who was elected to the board in 1991. The

  • Speech Analysis : National Rifle Association Annual Meeting

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    Speech Analysis Assignment National Rifles Association Annual Meeting In the video I watched the National Rifles Association (NRA) President Jim Porter addresses the crowd at the April 11th 2015 NRA Members’ meeting, in Nashville, Tennessee. Porter was elected as first vice president of the NRA Board of Directors. He had previously served as second vice president and president of the NRA Foundation Board of Trustees. As the outgoing NRA President, Porter discusses his pride in the organization and

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