NRA

Reader Input: Blame weapon defenders

I hate to play this silly game called the blame game. It doesn’t bring back the heroic, fallen officers who gave their lives to protect us. Since Jerry Johnson opened Pando ...

Reader Input: Too many guns floating around

Fourteen people killed by guns in the Chicago area over the Fourth of July holiday. There’s a lull in mass murders at the hands of semi-automatic weapons. There’s nev ...

NRA chooses Colfax student for annual summit

A 15-year-old Colfax resident will be one of 45 high school students chosen from across the nation to visit Washington, D.C., in June on the National Rifle Association’s dime ...

Reader Input: Don’t sugarcoat deaths by guns

Four dead and 16 injured at Fort Hood, Texas (Journal, April 3). Gunsmiths and the National Rifle Association tell us every time a mass killing happens, that guns don’t kil ...

Reader Input: GOP needs new tactic to save butt

Conservatives must brainstorm now, more than ever, to save the Republican Party. We condemn gay marriage to score points with the voters — turns out to be a bad idea. We ...

Reader Input: Gun-wise, we’re slow learners

After a longer-than-average NRA six day cooling-off period, wherein some Americans might ask, “What Navy Yard?”, NRA’s spin meister, Wayne LaPierre, ignoring the ...

Reader Input: Letter writer must explain

After Mr. (Geary) Tiffany’s latest NRA diatribe (“NRA now a lobbying tool,” Reader Input, May 29), don’t readers deserve a candid explanation of the injurie ...

Reader Input: NRA now a lobbying tool

I certainly agree with the opening comments on the “Don’t force your opinion on me” (Reader Input, May 26), but take exception to the jump from this to the absolu ...

Reader input: Go after the drug industry

I’ve been reading the pro and con about gun control, being pushed as the answer to all the killings over the past several years. Now I see the cartoon by Jerry Holbert (Visua ...

Reader Input: What happened to fist fights?

My dad was a cattle rancher and I grew up with guns and enjoyed hunting, but what happened to the simple fist fight? In my experience, combatants didn’t reach for guns. (With ...