National Rifle Association
The National Rifle Association of America (NRA) is an American nonprofit organization. It fights for gun rights. It was founded in 1871. The current executive of the association is Wayne LaPierre of New York since 1991 and Oliver North has been its President since 2018.
- Carter, Gregg Lee, ed. (2012). "National Rifle Association (NRA)". Guns in American Society: An Encyclopedia of History, Politics, Culture, and the Law. Santa Barbara, Calif.: ABC-CLIO. pp. 616–620. ISBN 978-0-313-38670-1. Retrieved 2014-06-06.
The National Rifle Association (NRA) is the nation's largest, oldest, and most politically powerful interest group that opposes gun laws and favors gun rights.