Maria Butina, a Russian national who launched that country's version of the National Rifle Association — and hosted American gun rights advocates in Moscow in 2013 — was charged on Monday with spying for the Russian government.
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Following an investigation by The Trace and Politico Magazine, the Campaign Legal Center asserts that the gun group’s actions created a “unfair advantage” that violated the law.
Since 2014, the gun rights group has paid more than $60 million to a little known contractor for ads in must-win political races. Did it break campaign finance laws in the process?
The sponsor of a Pennsylvania red flag bill says the NRA’s state lobbyist pushed him to relax some of the bill’s provisions. Then, the gun group announced its opposition to the measure.
Robert Spitzer, a professor at the State University of New York and an authority on the gun group, parses the signals with The Trace’s Mike Spies.
Financial regulators said the Carry Guard program “unlawfully provided liability insurance to gun owners for certain acts of intentional wrongdoing."
“Some of these Republicans may never see an ‘A’ again.”
Since the Parkland shooting, eight states have enacted legislation that allows law enforcement to remove guns from individuals deemed a risk to themselves or others.
There are a lot of ways to gauge the political significance of the…
Thousands of pages of correspondence reveal a lobbyist who not only shapes bills, but creates them.
Over the weeks that followed the 2012 mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary…
In the wake of the massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida,…