National Rifle Association

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n National Rifle Association a powerful lobby that advocates the right to own and bear arms and rejects any gun regulation by the government
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Usage

In literature:

But Wimbledon's longest acquaintance with firearms was in the days before the National Rifle Association moved to Bisley.
"Highways and Byways in Surrey" by Eric Parker
Qualify as a marksman in accordance with the regulations of the National Rifle Association.
"Boy Scouts Handbook" by Boy Scouts of America
The "National Pistol Match" is an annual event conducted by the National Rifle Association of America.
"Pistol and Revolver Shooting" by A. L. A. Himmelwright
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In news:

Over the weekend, the National Rifle Association celebrated it's 141st birthday.
In this April 13, 2012 file photo, Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov Mitt Romney speaks at the National Rifle Association convention in St Louis.
"We will do our best to establish a safe environment for landowners and their neighbors" said the cooperative 's National Rifle Association (NRA) rifle instructor, Michael Tavares.
National Rifle Association Executive Vice President and CEO Wayne LaPierre speaks in Washington.
The National Rifle Association is still winning.
The National Rifle Association has endorsed Jeff Flake in the Republican primary election for United States Senate.
A national outdoor gear retailer left the National Rifle Association scrambling when it bowed out of two politically-charged events this week.
Representatives of the National Rifle Association, the leading organization opposed to tougher gun-control laws, did not return a telephone call Friday seeking comment.
The United States may ban federally licensed firearms dealers from selling handguns to people under age 21, an appeals court ruled on Thursday, in a defeat for the National Rifle Association.
The local 'Friends of the National Rifle Association' met at the Hasan Temple Saturday evening.
It may not surprise you to learn that I am not a member of the National Rifle Association.
The National Rifle Association has two enemies: politicians such as New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and video games.
The New York Youth Hunter Education Challenge received a grant of $3,900 from the National Rifle Association Foundation to send participants to the NRA International YHEXC in Mansfield, Pa.
The National Rifle Association ( NRA ) has been saying for the past two years that President Obama would ban guns if given a second term.
The National Rifle Associations Political Victory Fund has awarded Iowa House district 72 candidate Dean Fisher with an "AQ" rating and endorsement.
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