National Rifle Association

The National Rifle Association of America (NRA) is an American nonprofit organization. It fights for gun rights.[1] It was founded in 1871. The current executive of the association is Wayne LaPierre of New York since 1991.

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  1. Carter, Gregg Lee, ed. (2012). "National Rifle Association (NRA)". Guns in American Society: An Encyclopedia of History, Politics, Culture, and the Law. Santa Barbara, Calif.: ABC-CLIO. pp. 616–620. ISBN 978-0-313-38670-1. Retrieved 2014-06-06. The National Rifle Association (NRA) is the nation's largest, oldest, and most politically powerful interest group that opposes gun laws and favors gun rights. 
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