Cydney Hargis

Sunday News Shows Ignore Puerto Rico Amid New Study That Nearly 5,000 People Died as a Result of Hurricane Maria

Following a new study estimating that almost 5,000 people died as a result of Hurricane Maria, Sunday news shows completely ignored the devastation and death toll that is 72 times higher than the government’s official number of 64.

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Violence Against Women Is a Gun Issue - Just Not in the Way the NRA Wants You to Believe

After multiple reports of physical abuse came out against former New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, the National Rifle Association’s media arm, NRATV, used the reports to falsely claim the solution to violence against women is more  gun ownership. In reality, the presence of firearms in households where there is domestic violence drastically increases the likelihood that women who live there will be killed or injured.

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NRA Annual Meeting to Feature Ted Nugent’s Racist 'Spearchucker' Gun Line

The 2018 National Rifle Association (NRA) annual meeting in Dallas, TX, will spotlight a gun line sponsored by NRA board member Ted Nugent, who branded the product his “American spearchucker series,” a reference to an obscure racial slur used to disparage Africans.

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NRA Moves to Help Roy Moore Win the Alabama Senate Election

The National Rifle Association has discreetly spent almost $55,000 against Democratic candidate Doug Jones in the Alabama Senate special election, effectively supporting reported child molester and Republican candidate Roy Moore.

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The NRA's New Television Network Is Part Breitbart, Part InfoWars and Completely Deranged

Launched in late 2016, NRATV serves as the news outlet for the National Rifle Association, regularly defending President Donald Trump, slamming mainstream media outlets as “dishonest rags,” and viciously criticizing any politician or activist who speaks out against the president and his policies. While some of the outlet’s coverage focuses on gun policy, the newest developments in firearms technology, and tactical shooting, the programming has largely become a platform for far-right conservative talking points that are often unrelated to gun policy. As NRATV has strayed away from gun coverage, it has sparked a number of controversies and drawn widespread criticism in its inaugural year.

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NRA's News Outlet Blatantly Lied About Comey Hearing to Protect Trump

The National Rifle Association’s news outlet NRATV spun former FBI Director James Comey’s testimony to the Senate intelligence committee to President Donald Trump’s advantage by flatly lying about what Comey said.

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