Latest National Rifle Association News

Maine man sues NRA over incessant phone calls

May. 9, 2020 8:44 AM EDT

BANGOR, Maine (AP) — A Maine man is crossing swords with the National Rifle Association over unwanted phone calls. Travis McBride, of Casco, contends the NRA has used an automatic dialing system to place calls to people including those who placed their phone numbers on the federal Do Not Call Registry. In...

FILE - In this May 4, 2013, file photo, National Rifle Association members listen to speakers during the NRA's annual Meetings and Exhibits at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston. The Los Angeles City Council, Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020 repealed a law requiring companies that want city contracts to disclose whether they have ties to the NRA. The 12-0 vote comes weeks after a judge blocked the city from enforcing the ordinance.(Johnny Hanson/Houston Chronicle via AP, File)

NRA cutting staff and salaries amid coronavirus pandemic

May. 3, 2020 11:15 AM EDT

The National Rifle Association has laid off dozens of employees, canceled its national convention and scuttled fundraising, membership and shooting events that normally would be key to rallying its base in an election year. The coronavirus pandemic has upended the gun-rights organization during what should be...

Former New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson emerges from his office in Santa Fe, N.M., Thursday, March 9, 2020. Richardson is spearheading a charitable fund drive to help supply the Navajo Nation in New Mexico with personal protection and medical equipment to stem the spread of the coronavirus in cooperation with Molina Healthcare and the New Mexico Children's Foundation. Infections have surged on the Navajo Nation where there is limited access to everything from intensive care beds to surgical masks and household drinking water. (AP Photo/Morgan Lee)

Virus infections surpass 1,000 in New Mexico, deaths climb

Apr. 10, 2020 9:57 PM EDT

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Confirmed COVID-19 infections surpassed 1,000 on Friday across New Mexico as the pandemic claimed two more lives and tightened its grip over the Navajo Nation in the northwest part of the state. New infections brought the statewide tally to 1,091 cases, with 19 related deaths....