National Rifle Association

Reader Input: Toughen US gun ownership laws

It’s time to strengthen laws for background checks for gun purchases. No, we don’t want to take away your guns! But we don’t want guns in the hands of felons, fug ...

Reader Input: Extremists give voice to NRA

Who does the NRA really speak for? The National Rifle Association represents deer hunters, self-defense and Second Amendment devotees. But, in a very direct way, the NRA also rep ...

UPDATE: NRA: Armed police officer needed at every school in America

  UPDATE: WASHINGTON (AP) — Guns and police officers in all American schools are what's needed to stop the next killer "waiting in the wings," the Nati ...

People of the Wild West had sense

At least people living in towns of the wild west had the good sense to realize how deadly guns can be or the wild west would have been filled with nothing but dead people. Our gun- ...

Those who live by gun die by it

At least people living in towns of the wild west had the good sense to require everyone to check weapons at the door of local law enforcement when entering towns or the wild west w ...

Youth deer hunt is on

Expanding a controversial youth deer hunt got the OK from Placer County’s Fish and Game Commission on Wednesday amid a rancorous discussion on both sides. Members voted 4-3 to ac ...

Secluded wood may be ‘plinkers’ paradise’

A section of federal wildland near Foresthill may be plinkers’ paradise. But it was a nightmarish scene for volunteers on a cleanup of areas along Pagge Creek near Foresthill st ...

Local Republican congressional candidates in gun rights fight

GOP candidates gunning to succeed U.S. Rep. John Doolittle, R-Roseville, are all assuming stances as strong 2nd Amendment supporters. But state Sen. Tom McClintock and former 3rd ...