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NRA's iPhone shooting app triggers petition for its removal

An online petition calls NRA: Practice Range an "insult to the victims of gun violence" and is asking Apple to get rid of it.

By January 17, 2013

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NRA's Facebook page shuttered, Twitter activity halted

It looks like the National Rifle Association is backing away from social media as the U.S. grapples with the Newtown school massacre and gun control.

By December 17, 2012

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NRA joins ACLU in suit against NSA's surveillance program

Looking to protect gun owners' privacy, the NRA files a brief supporting the ACLU's lawsuit aimed at halting the NSA's spying program.

By September 4, 2013

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Can these gun sensors keep cops safer?

Technology from startup Yardarm can tell 911 emergency responders if a police officer's gun has been fired. But Yardarm doesn't call it a "smart gun" -- that would court controversy.

By November 8, 2014

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Friday Poll: Should Apple pull the NRA shooting app?

The NRA's target-shooting app for iOS has stirred up controversy and a petition to have the app pulled from the App Store. Should it stay or should it go?

By January 18, 2013

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NRA targets iPhone with shooting game

Following the tragedy in Newtown, Conn., and the NRA's defensive posture, the group has unveiled its own target shooting game.

By January 15, 2013

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NRA condemns games, releases FPS for kids

America's National Rifle Association followed the Sandy Hook Elementary shooting by blaming, among other things, video games. Now, the pro-firearm organisation has released a first-person shooter on iOS.

By January 14, 2013

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Bill and Melinda Gates take a $1 million stand for gun control

The couple donates $1 million to support a Washington state initiative that would require criminal background checks on firearm sales at gun shows and online.

By August 27, 2014

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Exec eats off floor to sell vacuum cleaner

The Symphony All-In-One is, according to maker Bissell, so good at cleaning away germs that, well, its brand manager gets down and proves it. In the subway. There's a caveat though.

By August 28, 2014

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Samsung ad: Galaxy Note is sexy secretary in short skirt

Wanting you to forget the iPhone 6, Samsung releases new ads that celebrate the September 3 launch of its Galaxy Note 4. One contains unfortunate dialogue. It then disappears from YouTube.

By August 27, 2014