National Rifle Association's file:
National Rifle Association

An advocacy group that fights restrictions on the right to bear arms.

Recent statements involving National Rifle Association

"1 percent of candidates that (the National Rifle Association) endorsed in 2012 won."

A "wide majority of NRA households ... supported this legislation" on gun background checks.

The Manchin-Toomey amendment "would have criminalized certain private transfers of firearms between honest citizens, requiring lifelong friends, neighbors and some family members" to get government approval.

"The NRA used to support expanded background checks."

"Even members of the NRA, when they were polled recently, were under the impression that everyone has a criminal background check."

Recent stories featuring National Rifle Association

Recent factchecks and articles about veterans and the military:

Over the past year, we have done a number of articles related to veterans and the military.

They include factchecks of statements made by Wisconsin congressional representatives Paul Ryan and Gwen Moore, among others.

The Top Ten of 2013:

Since May 2013, we've been presenting our monthly High Five -- the PolitiFact Wisconsin articles that got the most page-views each month.

But, hey, it's the end of the year -- time to reflect and to celebrate. So, here are 10 items -- the ones that attracted the most eyeballs in all of 2013.

Claims about guns often miss the target:

We analyze our 130+ fact-checks about guns and find some interesting patterns and trends.

Scariest lines of the 2012 campaign:

For Halloween, we highlight the scare tactics of 2012. Don't be afraid! The Truth-O-Meter says they're not true!

Is the NRA right that Obama is 'coming for our guns'?:

A mailer from the National Rifle Association says President Obama voted to outlaw deer-hunting ammunition and that his comments show he's coming for our guns. We check the facts.

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