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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


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


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


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


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


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


Aurora shootings on Twitter: The unforgivable and the serious

A fashion boutique tweets a joke about the shootings; the NRA wishes shooters "Happy Friday;" author Salman Rushdie incites impassioned and unpleasant debate.

By July 21, 2012


A fingerprint safe recommended by the NRA

It looks like something from the USS Enterprise.

By January 15, 2008


Why a California politician is going after Google on privacy

California Assemblyman Joel Anderson is a Republican from a San Diego-area district that he calls one of the most conservative in the state. When he stopped by CNET's headquarters in San Francisco on Monday, chief political correspondent Declan McCullagh asked him why a former businessman, entrepreneur, and NRA life member has Google in his crosshairs. Anderson successfully pressured the search company to include a link to its privacy policy on its home page, and is asking the state and federal justice departments to investigate the Google-Yahoo ad deal. Also in the conversation: What can California do to keep high tech jobs from going elsewhere?

By October 13, 2008