The failing NRA

Vote to stop gun violence | After bearing the nation's third worst mass killing at another U.S. school, it's time not only to pray for the dead of Parkland, Florida — previously known as Florida's safest city prior to Valentine's Day 2018. It's time to truly honor the dead by voting in politicians who have the backbone to do something to protect our children. It must become the litmus test of all politicians of all parties in the 2018 elections: More>

Corporations man-up and kiss the failing NRA good-bye

More corporations are acting heroically by pulling their business support from the failing NRA. By doing so, these brave companies have sent a strong message that American lives are more important than selling weapons of war.

The corporations who have grown backbones to protect Americans and their children include:

1. MetLife
2. Symantec
3. Best Western
4. Wyndham
5. Alamo
6. NationalPro
7. Enterprise
8. FNB Omaha
9. Hertz
10. Budget
11. Avis
12. Norton Online
13. North American
14. SimpliSafe
15. Chubb
16. United
17. Delta

The failing NRA is worried about the growing influence of the #boycottNRA and student-led movements, as evidenced by its lashing out at these fine companies and those who survived gun massacres in their schools.

The NRA constantly shows its hatred of any Americans who value saving lives over selling more high-powered military-style guns — such as the AK-47 and AR-15, the weapons of choice by mass murderers and student killers.

More details at "NRA lashes out at boycott movement," written by Avi Selk and published Feb. 24, 2018, at More>


Protesters outside NRA headquarters following Florida school shooting | The pressure comes home to the NRA, shown in the anger and outrage by over a 100 protesters at the NRA's Virginia headquarters. Written by Mark Osborne, posted Feb. 17, 2018, at More>

"Take Down the NRA" gains followers on Facebook |  Exceeding 500 likes, the beat of BoycottNRA and political cartoons against the failing NRA grows here: More>

Companies cutting ties with the NRA after deadly Florida school shooting | Article by Brad Tuttle, published Feb. 23, 2018, at More>

"More gun control needed after school shooting," say students | "Florida officials have outlined their plans to make schools safer after a shooting that left 17 people dead last week, but some say they don't go far enough," writes Brendan Farrington, Gary Fineout and Curt Anderson of the Associated Press, published Feb. 23, 2018, at Southeast Missourian: More>


"This is how the NRA ends" | The demise of the failing NRA was predicted five years ago by The New Republic when it published Alex MacGillis's article about how "a bigger, richer, meaner gun-control movement" was on its way. Of course, no one at the time predicted leaders of the movement would be courageous, articulate and determined teenagers, who had survived their high-school massacre of 17 classmates and teachers. Published May 28, 2013, at — and as relevant as the day it was posted: More>

On NRA TV, gun corporations fund a culture war | "Major firearms brands are underwriting provocative videos that cast liberals and the media as enemies of America," writes Alex Yablon at, posted July 12, 2017: More>

"NRA needs to go to school" | "We need to close all the gun law loopholes that the NRA has worked so effectively to create," writes Mark Ridley on a HuffPost blog, published Dec. 21, 2012 and updated Feb. 20, 2013. At that time he was focused on another school massacre, "the massacre of 20 children and six adults in Newtown has refocused a heartbroken nation on gun violence and highlighted the glaring lack of a sensible, strong federal policy that could reduce the carnage on our streets, in our schools and even our homes." Ridley, a former school teacher of 10 years and now an elected official, spells out the truth back then, and his words continue to ring true today following the 2018 Valentine's Day massacre in Parkland, Florida: "The NRA is an organization that profits mightily by working in lockstep with gun manufacturers to fill our neighborhoods with weapons capable of mass destruction, so it is no surprise they would use this tragedy to try to make more money." Visit for Ridley's powerful article exposing the immorality of the NRA leadership: More>

The NRA loves weapons of war in the hands of terrorists | NRA leaders (NOT NRA members) believe those on the terrorist watch list should not be able to buy firearms. The NRA leadership stands by its policy that terrorists deserve the right to buy arms and weapons of war. Something's got to give with the failing NRA leadership. Written back in May 15, 2010, this article by Ben Armbruster, "NRA Members Disagree with NRA Leadership: Those On Terrorist Watch List Should Not Be Able To Buy Firearms" reveals, even back then, how the NRA has become first and foremost a mouthpiece of weapons of war manufacturers, not the individual membership. Published at More>

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