NRA Members Debate Gun Group’s Leadership During Meeting (13 PICS)

04/29/19 1:00 PM | by

During the National Rifle Association’s annual meeting of members in Indianapolis on April 27, a group of NRA members raised concerns about the gun group’s leadership. They questioned financial decisions made by executive board and accessibility. Other members, mostly NRA board members and former NRA presidents, defended the executive team.

NRA, wayne lapierre

NRA executive vice president and CEO Wayne LaPierre spoke of unity during his address to NRA members. Shortly after, a group of members questioned his leadership. (Photo: Daniel Terrill/Guns.com)

nra

NRA head Wayne LaPierre painted New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo as an enemy of the gun rights group. (Photo: Daniel Terrill/Guns.com)

nra

A group of NRA members wait to address the executive board. Issues raised included a lack of transparency and questionable financial decisions by the NRA board of directors. (Photo: Daniel Terrill/Guns.com)

nra

The NRA executive board listened as a group of members challenged their leadership. (Photo: Daniel Terrill/Guns.com)

nra, richard childress

NRA board member Richard Childress, behind the lectern, is read “Robert’s Rules of Order” by the parliamentarian as he moderates the debate among members. (Photo: Daniel Terrill/Guns.com)

nra

Jon Blatman, an NRA member from Pennsylvania, was among the group challenging the executive board. (Photo: Daniel Terrill/Guns.com)

nra

Shooting instructor Rob Pincus, left, stands opposite of Marion Hammer, one of NRA’s most powerful lobbyists and former NRA president. Hammer spoke in support of the Wayne LaPierre and the executive board. (Photo: Daniel Terrill/Guns.com)

nra

NRA board member John Cushman speaking in support of the board and Wayne LaPierre. (Photo: Daniel Terrill/Guns.com)

nra

NRA’s chief lobbyist Chris Cox, left, and executive vice president and CEO Wayne LaPierre take in the debate about their leadership. (Photo: Daniel Terrill/Guns.com)

nra, jim porter

Attorney, NRA board member and former NRA president Jim Porter defended Wayne LaPierre and the current executive board, saying they produced results. (Photo: Daniel Terrill/Guns.com)

nra

An NRA member from Colorado raised concerns that as a “poor” member he didn’t have access to the executive board. Instead, he had to rely on media reports. (Photo: Daniel Terrill/Guns.com)

nra

NRA board member Jay Printz criticized the disruption, calling it “bullshit.” He advised such disputes should be settled behind closed doors. (Photo: Daniel Terrill/Guns.com)

NRA

NRA members voted to push the discussion into an executive meeting where the executive board would address issues members had raised. (Photo: Daniel Terrill/Guns.com)

Latest Reviews

  • 5.11 Tactical

    5.11 Tactical Brings Comfort to Range Day with Raven Range Tight

    The Raven Range Tights bust into a budding leggings movement; but how do these leggings measure up on the range...

    Read Now
  • Model 301

    Finding Romance in a Single Shot .410 and Heavyweight TSS (VIDEO)

    One of Savage's most sought-after items is also one of the smallest and cheapest in its lineup, the Stevens-by-Savage Model...

    Read Now
  • Gear Review: Walker's Razor XV Mutes Gunfire, Protects Small Talk

    Today electronic ear pro technology is small enough to fit in just a few square inches of space and Walker’s...

    Read Now
  • Glock generations

    Glock Gen 3, 4, or 5: What Generation is Right for Me? (VIDEO)

    I snagged three generations of Glock 19 pistols from the Guns.com warehouse – the Gen 3, Gen 4 and Gen...

    Read Now