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NRA urges its ND members to thank Heitkamp for gun vote

June 8, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO North Dakota Sen. Heidi Heitkamp may have upset fellow Democrats when she didn’t support gun control measures this past April, but that decision bought her points with the National Rifle Association. Continue Reading

Fresh off victory, NRA holds convention in Houston

May 3, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) Fresh off a huge victory over President Barack Obama on gun control, the message from the National Rifle Association is clear: The fight has just begun.

The powerful gun rights lobby gathers in Houston this weekend for its annual convention and organizers anticipate a rollicking, Texas-sized party both to celebrate the victory in Washington and recharge for more political struggles as gun control advocates tally their own successes in states around the country. Continue Reading

NRA calls for armed police officers in every school

December 21, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The nation’s largest gun-rights lobby is calling for armed police officers to be posted in every American school to stop the next killer “waiting in the wings.” Continue Reading

Huckabee criticizes Obama at NRA keynote address

April 30, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee called himself a “gun-clinger and a God-clinger” but didn’t come close to saying whether he’ll be a Republican presidential candidate next year when he delivered the keynote address Saturday at the annual National Rifle Association convention. Continue Reading

South Dakota congressional candidate accused of misstating NRA endorsement

October 15, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

The Stephanie Herseth Sandlin campaign is accusing the Kristi Noem campaign of “pretending” to receive an endorsement from the National Rifle Association. Continue Reading