By Frank Smyth, February 16, 2016, The Progressive
Similar to the way NRA bylaws control who gets elected to the board, the same bylaws control how a director may be removed once elected.
By Frank Smyth, February 10, 2016, The Progressive
How will the NRA respond to Nugent’s anti-Semitic rant? The NRA’s polished leadership has long walked a fine line between extremism and respectability.
By Frank Smyth, June 13, 2013, MSNBC
After the horror of the Newtown shooting, gun reform advocates expected to finally see a change. Yet Friday marks the six-month anniversary of the tragedy at the Sandy Hook Elementary School and, largely due to the efforts of the gun lobby, none of the nation’s federal gun laws have changed. “The NRA and special interests
By Frank Smyth, March 23, 2013, The Progressive
Here’s why the NRA is dead wrong about gun control causing genocide. But at least they agree with human rights groups about the horrors of the military dictatorship in Guatemala. What does America’s gun lobby have to do with the question of genocide in Guatemala?
By Frank Smyth, March 15, 2013, MSNBC
Many Americans expected a real change in the nation’s gun laws after the killing of 20 first-graders in Newtown. But three months later, the outcome looks unclear. No fewer than four pieces of legislation have passed a Senate panel over the past two weeks to move to the Senate floor. “It’s a step forward,” Debra
By Frank Smyth, January 28, 2013, MSNBC
Today’s NRA’s interpretation of the Second Amendment seems to put it to the right of not only most Americans, including most gun owners, but also the Roberts Supreme Court and even Justice Antonin Scalia…