Wayne LaPierre's file:
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Wayne LaPierre is executive vice president of the National Rifle Association.

Recent statements involving Wayne LaPierre

"In 1999, the NRA leadership in Washington, pretty much the same people intact, were for (expanded background checks.)"

Says New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg says "we can only have three bullets" and "the NRA wants firearms with nukes on them."

Says after Hurricane Sandy, New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg "refused to allow the National Guard into the city to restore civil order because Guardsmen carry guns!"

"The president flagrantly defies the 2006 federal law ordering the construction of a secure border fence along the entire Mexican border."

"Phoenix is already one of the kidnapping capitals of the world."

Recent stories featuring Wayne LaPierre

It's Bloomberg vs. LaPierre on gun claims:

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and the NRA's Wayne LaPierre made back-to-back appearances this week on Meet the Press. We checked their facts.

David Dewhurst’s Phoenix kidnapping claim reborn:

Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst of Texas may have been the first political leader to say Phoenix is a world kidnapping capital.

Will NRA leader Wayne LaPierre be the last to loft this unsupported claim?
 

Phoenix kidnapping falsehood rises from ashes:

The unsubstantiated claim that Phoenix is one of the kidnapping capitals of the world is back -- this time from the NRA's Wayne LaPierre.

Fact-checking a pair of claims on crime:

The killing of Trayvon Martin in Sanford, Fla., has driven politicians of all stripes to make claims about firearms and crime. Here is a look at two of them.

Fact-checking a pair of claims on crime:

The killing of Trayvon Martin in Sanford, Fla., has driven politicians of all stripes to make claims about firearms and crime. Today, we look at two of them.

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