Essays Tagged: "NRA"

Brief History of the NRA.

shooting sports.1Today, the organization stands with approximately 3.4 million members. Within the NRA, there are four major organs. The Institute for Legislative Action (is the lobbying arm), the po ... hich specializes in raising support through grass roots methods). As a membership organization, the NRA's directions is set by voting members. The direction of the policies are carried out by a 75 mem ...

(7 pages) 162 1 3.1 Jan/1997

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Gun Control

-any arms. This privileged right is given to those 60-65 million people who choose to own guns. The NRA also believes that human character defects cannot be changed by a simple regulation of guns. The ... affect. They point out that gun laws would not have stopped most addicted killers. According to the NRA, anti-crime measures are the way to conquer urban violence, not anti-gun measures. The hope of m ...

(17 pages) 766 6 4.8 Nov/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

Gun Control in the United States

here are several major anti-gun control groups. These groups include the National RifleAssociation (NRA), and the Gun Owners of America (GOA) . The NRA is a national groupdedicated to the upholding of ... onstitution (See Appendix). In theirmagazines, American Hunter and American Rifleman, they say 'The NRA, . . . believes that everylaw-abiding citizen is entitled to the ownership and legal use of fire ...

(5 pages) 301 0 4.6 Mar/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

The Right To Keep And Bear Arms

passes many shades of gray. At the one end of the spectrum you have the National Rifle Association (NRA) which currently views any type of gun control as an infraction against the Second Amendment of ... type of gun control as an infraction against the Second Amendment of the Constitution ('What is the NRA' 1). At the other end of the spectrum you have groups like the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence (C ...

(4 pages) 151 1 5.0 Aug/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Gun and Weapon Control

Gun Control Rights.

forefront is the most recognized and active gun rights advocate group the world has ever seen, the NRA (National Rifle Association). With a membership in the multiple thousands the NRA has become a f ... y it out.Reference:Edwards, Wattenberg and Lineberry. Government in America. 10th ed."Gun Control","NRA." Microsoft Encarta Encyclopedia Standard. 2000 ed.Gun Control. 21 April 2003. URLTaking on Gun ...

(4 pages) 176 1 4.3 Apr/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Gun control.

greater confidence than an armed man. This is the premise that a nationally known organization, the NRA stands behind. They believe that our forefathers included the second amendment for a purpose. Th ...

(4 pages) 56 0 4.3 May/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

In a Democracy.

of power for its own sake, and it is absolute with these candidates. Politicians will side with the NRA, FDA EPA, Pro-life activists or interest groups who support education reform and promise to impl ...

(2 pages) 60 0 3.8 Jul/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Should we ban the use of firearms?

Should We Ban the Use of Firearms?The NRA brings up many issues and resolves them to the best of their abilities. One question that is sti ... t the gun industry and ravage their profits" (178).The second reading by Josh Sugarmann titled "The NRA is Right" also views the issue in favor of banning weapons. This article was mainly aimed at the ... rmed Argument.5th Ed. Ed. Robert K. Miller. New York: Harcourt, 1998. 176-181.Sugarmann, Josh. "The NRA Is Right." The Informed Argument. 5th Ed. Ed. Robert K.Miller. New York: Harcourt, 1998. 185-191 ...

(5 pages) 78 1 4.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

Comparison between Michael Moore's movie Bowling for columbine and an excert from his book stupid white men.

he country's past. Moore incorporates different images ranging from Charlton Heston speaking to the NRA, to an interview with James Nicholas of Michigan. Bowling shows the good, as well as the bad in ...

(4 pages) 107 0 4.4 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Comparative Essays

Gun Control

rms for protection. Gun control is a very sensitive subject for some, such as those involved in the NRA, or those involved in a state militia. They believe that gun control will take away their rights ...

(5 pages) 126 0 4.1 Apr/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

The Use of Editing in "Bowling for Columbine"

" Michael Moore is a genius when it comes to his editing choices concerning Charlton Heston and the NRA. Using a few well placed insert shots Moore is able to bring the attention away from Heston long ... ks" mentioned above, Michael Moore is able to use "Bowling for Columbine" as propaganda against the NRA and make Charlton Heston the antagonist villain.A crosscut is a cut where the camera jumps from ...

(5 pages) 156 3 4.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

GUn Control--Sara Vee

ary of the Wells Rifle and Pistol Club, is a member of many trap shooting clubs, is a member of the NRA, and is a teacher of firearms safety class. I do not feel one bit unsafe. I do not feel that hav ...

(5 pages) 31 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Sociological Analysis of "Bowling for Columbine" film by Michael Moore

do such a thing. He looks are more than just the tragedy at Columbine High School, but also at the NRA's effects on people, the 2nd amendment, more school shootings and the United States compared to ...

(2 pages) 124 0 2.0 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

The New Deal Was Not A Success

ly resulted in waste of crops and more unemployment, and hurt many more people than it helped. The NRA did not provide enough to really help the working people of America. The New Deal did not do en ... um wage and working hours, and gave rights to unions, and pretty much eliminated price competition (NRA 1). However, these codes did not do much to help the economy, as they raised prices, which the ...

(4 pages) 47 0 4.3 Sep/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Terrorism

od or evil, admirable or reprehensible, in the same degree as a hammer or spade. It is neither. The NRA would tell you that guns don't kill people, that they are only the tools that enable people to k ...

(2 pages) 46 0 3.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

GUN CONTROL

forefront is the most recognized and active gun rights advocate group the world has ever seen, the NRA (National Rifle Association). With a membership in the multiple thousands the NRA has become a f ...

(4 pages) 48 0 1.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Gun Control Saves Kids Lives

s possessing firearms.I was looking at a 30 minute pro-gun program (July, 25 1999) sponsored bythe (NRA) National Rifle Association on CBS, and the pro-gun people didn'tbelieve that a ban on handguns ... e been avoided if handguns better controlled through stricter legislation.Organizations such as the NRA advertise that we should join them to stop what could cause tyranny: the banning of private hand ...

(5 pages) 41 0 3.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Gun and Weapon Control

Gas Prices

the pump jumped 350 a gallon between the beginning of the year and the summer vacation season. The NRA's latest research indicates that seven out of 10 operators say higher gas prices have had a nega ...

(3 pages) 89 0 2.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Gun Control

-any arms. This privileged right is given to those 60-65 million people who choose to own guns. The NRA also believes that human character defects cannot be changed by a simple regulation of guns. The ... affect. They point out that gun laws would not have stopped most addicted killers. According to the NRA, anti-crime measures are the way to conquer urban violence, not anti-gun measures. The hope of m ...

(17 pages) 99 2 4.7 Apr/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Gun and Weapon Control

I Sometimes Wonder About God

To his dismay, we preferred cats to dogs. He was never able to win us over to stamp collecting, the NRA, or the Republican Party, but he tried. Even though our politics differred greatly from his, I h ...

(2 pages) 279 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers