Latest National Rifle Association News

The Latest: S Korea nearly matches its high for new cases

Aug. 24, 2021 23:09 PM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea has reported 2,155 new coronavirus cases, nearly matching a record daily increase set earlier this month amid an alarming spread of infections. With Wednesday's report, the country has tallied more than 1,000 new cases for 50 consecutive...

NRA cancels annual meeting in Texas due to COVID concerns

Aug. 24, 2021 17:04 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — The National Rifle Association announced Tuesday it has canceled its annual meeting, which had been set to be held next month in Houston, due to concerns over COVID-19. The NRA’s meeting had been set for Sept. 3 through Sept. 5 and would have been...

Appeals court: Dealers can sell handguns to 18-year-olds

Jul. 13, 2021 20:32 PM EDT

FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AP) — A federal law that for more than 50 years has banned licensed firearms dealers from selling handguns to young adults between age 18 and 21 is unconstitutional, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday. In a 2-1 opinion, the 4th U.S. Circuit Court...

Schumer wants NRA investigated for bankruptcy fraud

Jul. 11, 2021 22:46 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer on Sunday called on the Justice Department to investigate the National Rifle Association for bankruptcy fraud, saying the financially stable gun-rights group abused the system when it sought bankruptcy protection in the wake of a New...

Wyoming officials attempt to bring NRA headquarters to state

Jun. 30, 2021 15:53 PM EDT

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming is making a bid to land the headquarters of the National Rifle Association. Gov. Mark Gordon and Secretary of State Ed Buchanan asked the firearms advocacy and lobbying organization in a letter released to the public Tuesday to relocate to...