NRA Category Archive


  • NRA Has Spent $4.33 for Every K-12 Student in Wisconsin to Buy Scott Walker

    No Group Has Been a Bigger Obstacle to Reform Than the NRA and No Politician Has Gotten More of Their Money Than Scott Walker.

    One Wisconsin Now, 10/16/2018
  • The NRA’s $740,000 Mistake About Tony Evers

    The NRA not only doesn’t know how to pronounce the name of the Democratic candidate, but also doesn’t know that Wisconsinites support common sense gun safety.

    One Wisconsin Now, 10/12/2018
  • NRA Campaign Ad Mispronounces Name of Walker Opponent Evers

    The liberal group One Wisconsin Now obtained a copy of the ad Friday. It says the buy is $740,000 in Green Bay, Wausau and La Crosse.

    Associated Press, 10/12/2018
  • Scott Walker Is the NRA’s $4 Million Man

    Scott Walker’s gun lobby pals are hitting the airwaves with a nearly $740,000 ad buy, pushing their support for his campaigns to $4.25 million since 2010.

    One Wisconsin Now, 10/11/2018
  • Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel Says DOJ Is ‘studying’ 3D-printed Guns

    Joanna Beilman-Dulin, research director for liberal advocacy group One Wisconsin Now, said, “If you want to know how far out of step Brad Schimel is on guns, even Donald Trump has taken...

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 08/01/2018
  • The Rest of the Picture: $3.5 Million in NRA Support Paved the Way for Accused Spy to Get Personal Access to Scott Walker

    The Rest of the Picture: $3.5 Million in NRA Support Paved the Way for Accused Spy to Get Personal Access to Scott Walker.

    One Wisconsin Now, 07/18/2018
  • Devil’s Advocates Radio: July 18, 2018

    Scot Ross joins the Devils to identify just how far back Scott Walker started taking sweet sweet NRA money.

    WRRD-AM, 07/18/2018
  • MSNBC Guest Unloads on NRA’s ‘top Dog’ Paul Ryan for Holding Closed Door Town Hall to Avoid Parkland Teens

    “It’s been 915 days since Paul Ryan held a town hall here in the state of Wisconsin,” Ross explained.

    RawStory, 04/07/2018
  • The NRA’s $3.5 Million Man Scott Walker Delivering for the Gun Lobby, Again

    Legislators supporting this sham are providing aid and comfort to the NRA and Scott Walker, who wants nothing more than for this issue to go away.

    One Wisconsin Now, 03/20/2018
  • Walker Calls Special Session on School Safety

    The liberal group One Wisconsin Now accused Walker of trying to hand the school safety checkbook to a "fellow NRA lackey," Brad Schimel.

    Lakeland Times, 03/20/2018
  • Gov. Scott Walker Proposes Handing School Safety Checkbook to Fellow NRA Lackey Brad Schimel

    Gov. Scott Walker’s political stunt special session plan proposes giving Attorney General Brad Schimel authority over funding for school safety plans.

    One Wisconsin Now, 03/15/2018
  • Did Wisconsin Supreme Court Candidate Michael Screnock ‘vow to Uphold’ the NRA Platform?

    The mailing, revealed by the liberal advocacy group One Wisconsin Now, urged NRA members to vote for the "pro-Second Amendment" Screnock.

    PolitiFact, 03/14/2018
  • One Wisconsin Now Stands With Students Calling for Safe Schools and Communities

    One Wisconsin Now supports the efforts of the students calling on policymakers to enact strong measures to keep them safe in school and reduce gun violence.

    One Wisconsin Now, 03/14/2018
  • National Rifle Association Goes to Court in Wisconsin and Florida

    Gun Lobby Endorses Michael Screnock in Wisconsin and Sues Florida Over Bipartisan Bill Passed After Parkland High School Mass Shooting.

    One Wisconsin Now, 03/12/2018
  • GOP Partisan Hack Brad Schimel Makes Laughable Claim He’s “Independent”

    According to records obtained by One Wisconsin Now, Schimel invited a lobbyist from the NRA into his office on his second day in office.

    Democratic Party of Wisconsin, 03/08/2018
  • Does Michael Screnock’s Vow To Protect NRA Agenda Include Supporting Threats to Journalists?

    Is the NRA threatening journalists and others with whom they disagree something Michael Screnock supports? And if he doesn’t, he needs to rebuke the NRA.

    One Wisconsin Now, 03/06/2018
  • Gov. Scott Walker Shifts Position in Reaction to School Shootings

    “To know where Governor Walker will end up, you need to follow the money and look at what he’s done, not what he’s saying today,” said Scot Ross..

    Associated Press, 03/02/2018
  • Supreme Court Candidate Michael Screnock Releases Email That Won NRA Backing

    An NRA mailing sent to voters in Wisconsin before the primary, obtained by the liberal group One Wisconsin Now, said that Screnock "vowed to protect your firearm freedom."

    Associated Press, 02/27/2018
  • What Else Has Michael Screnock Been Promising to Get Right-Wing Endorsements?

    NRA Joined by Groups Opposing Birth Control and Equal Rights for All in Supporting Screnock’s Wisconsin Supreme Court Campaign

    One Wisconsin Now, 02/27/2018
  • Did Michael Screnock Promise the NRA He Supports More Guns in Schools?

    Supreme Court candidate Michael Screnock has still not disclosed what he wrote to the NRA in a letter the gun lobby required to earn their endorsement.

    One Wisconsin Now, 02/23/2018
  • Election Night Losers: Gov. Scott Walker, NRA, WMC and Michael Screnock

    Despite a massive spending advantage and no other conservative opposition, the hand-picked candidate of Gov. Scott Walker failed to snag a majority of the vote.

    One Wisconsin Now, 02/21/2018
  • Editorial: Vote Today for an Independent Judiciary — and Against the NRA’s Candidate

    An NRA-ILA mailing obtained by the group One Wisconsin Now identified Screnock as “the candidate who has committed” to the group’s agenda.

    Capital Times, 02/20/2018
  • Republican Bill Would Put Guns in Wisconsin Schools

    Wisconsin Republicans are introducing a second bill aimed at putting guns into K-12 schools in the state, the latest version aimed at private schools.

    One Wisconsin Now, 02/19/2018
  • What Did Michael Screnock Promise the NRA?

    We deserve to know today what promises state Supreme Court candidate Michael Screnock made to the NRA to get the gun lobby’s endorsement.

    One Wisconsin Now, 02/19/2018
  • GOP Chair of State Assembly Committee on Education, School Principal Shares Article Romanticizing Guns in Schools in Aftermath of Florida Mass School Shooting

    Rep. Jeremy Thiesfeldt took to social media to share an article from a right-wing website romanticizing the presence of guns in schools years ago.

    One Wisconsin Now, 02/16/2018
  • NRA Campaign Cash and Endorsements Put Wisconsin on Lockdown

    Millions of dollars in campaign spending and political endorsements by the NRA have bought the pro-gun lobby access to top state Republicans.

    One Wisconsin Now, 02/15/2018
  • Records Show Brad Schimel Opened Office Doors to NRA Second Full Day on Job

    Records obtained by One Wisconsin Now show that on his second full day in office, Brad Schimel met privately in his office with the lead lobbyist for the NRA.

    One Wisconsin Now, 05/31/2017
  • Scott Walker’s Record on Criminal Justice & Public Safety

    As chair of the State Assembly Corrections Committee in his early years Scott Walker toed the early 1990’s GOP party line on crime.

    One Wisconsin Now, 06/09/2015
  • Scott Walker’s Record on Guns

    His flip flop on the issue depending on his electoral audience is yet another example of Scott Walker’s willingness to do or say anything to get elected.

    One Wisconsin Now, 06/09/2015
  • NRA to Gov. Walker: ‘Thanks a Million’

    MADISON, Wis. — The National Rifle Association is trying to revive the flailing campaign of Gov. Scott Walker by placing a $1 million television buy for the next month in several markets...

    One Wisconsin Now, 09/16/2014
  • David Clarke: Which “People’s Sheriff”?

    An analysis of Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke's most recent campaign finance report shows he raised over 61 percent of his campaign funds from outside of Wisconsin.

    One Wisconsin Now, 08/06/2014
  • Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke Cashes In On Right-Wing Extremism With Big Bucks From National Rifle Association

    The latest campaign finance report for Sheriff David Clarke reveals he’s cashed in on his extreme positions against common sense regulations of guns with big money from the National Rifle Association.

    One Wisconsin Now, 08/04/2014
  • Where Was Sheriff David Clarke the Week of Sikh Temple Shooting?

    Clarke provided One Wisconsin Now with an almost entirely redacted calendar, where 18 of 22 entries were obscured and no conclusion can be made that Clarke was actually in the state during that time period.

    One Wisconsin Now, 07/30/2014
  • Gov. Walker on Line One: Wisconsin Gov. Phones Home From Political Junket in Washington State to Cancel Sleazy Deal

    MADISON, Wis. — A $500,000 taxpayer funded state grant to United Sportsmen of Wisconsin has generated increasing controversy over the last several weeks as serious questions were raised about how the grant process...

    One Wisconsin Now, 09/05/2013
  • One Wisconsin Now Statements on NRA’s Product Placement Infomercial

    MADISON, Wis. — One Wisconsin Now Executive Director Scot Ross released the following statements in response to the National Rifle Association press conference in which Wayne LaPierre called for putting guns in...

    One Wisconsin Now, 12/20/2012
  • Act to Stop Gun Violence

    Imagine if the Republicans in charge of state government took massive gun violence as seriously as they do the handful of instances of voting impropriety.

    Taylor Larson, 12/19/2012
  • NRA Endorsed, Funded Attorney General Van Hollen Dismissive of Tougher Gun Laws in Wake of Latest Mass Shooting Tragedy

    MADISON, Wis. — The shooter that killed 20 children and 6 adult teachers and school administrators in Newton, Connecticut last week used an assault rifle, equipped to fire 30 round magazines, that...

    One Wisconsin Now, 12/18/2012
  • Sunday Breakfast With OWN: The Progressive Check on Scott Walker’s Imbalance

    Unchecked GOP power in state government over the last 18 months has stripped workers of rights, endangered free and fair elections and taken our public resources and given it to the wealthy...

    Meena Zia, 07/26/2012
  • Crime and Courts: Interesting Twist — GOP Issued Warning of Fanatics With Weapons.

    Scot Ross, the director of the liberal group One Wisconsin Now, couldn’t pass up a comment on the irony. He sent me Courtney’s letter, which is attached to this post, with the...

    Capital Times, 10/10/2011
  • From Behind Office With Locked Elevator, Guard at Front Desk, Van Hollen Calls for Concealed Carry in State Capitol

    Attorney General JB Van Hollen, under fire from the nation’s largest gun manufacturing lobby, has announced his support for allowing concealed guns to be carried in the State Capitol.

    One Wisconsin Now, 10/06/2011
  • Signed Into Law “Concealed Carry” Bill

    Walker signed into law SB 93, the “Conceal Carry” legislation, which allows individuals to go armed with a firearm, loaded or not, and concealed or openly carried. Loaded firearms are also now...

    2011 WI Act 35, 07/08/2011
  • Successful ‘Run Against Walker’ Shows Wisconsin Will Not Take Walker, GOP Assault on Working Families Sitting Down

    MADISON, Wis. — Citizens of Wisconsin enraged by Gov. Scott Walker’s unprecedented corporate tax breaks and massive cuts to Wisconsin public education and healthcare systems joined One Wisconsin Now in Tuesday’s “Run...

    One Wisconsin Now, 06/08/2011
  • State Panel OKs Bill That Wouldn’t Require Permits for Concealed Carry

    Shortly after the election, Walker planned to sign whatever lawmakers approved, according to a newly released email. The email from Murray was acquired by the liberal group One Wisconsin Now through the...

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 05/24/2011
  • Senate Committee Hears Arguments About Proposed Conceal-carry Bill

    Meanwhile, the liberal group “One Wisconsin Now” dug up an e-mail which claims that Governor Scott Walker would sign any measure that gets to his desk.

    Pierce County Herald, 05/24/2011
  • “Independent” Walker Blog Has Deep Ties to Walker Campaign

    Despite assurances from the anonymous blogger behind ScottWalkerforGov.com that the blog is NOT CREATED OR ENDORESED BY THE WALKER CAMPAIGN! [caps lock and emphatic exclamation point theirs], one would be hard pressed...

    Robert Doeckel, 04/25/2010
  • Walker Uses the Phone Pulpit to Trash Working Men and Women

    Smug Milwaukee County Executive Scott Walker has made a career of using government to the benefit of those who support his right wing agenda. We remember when for instance, while taking money...

    Scot Ross, 11/02/2009
  • A Page in Paul’s PAC Report: Snapshot of Ryan’s Corporate Masters

    The ‘€œYoung Gun’€ filed his latest campaign finance statement and it’€™s chock full-o-corporatey goodness. Ryan amassed $104,000 in PAC gifts, including 94% from out-of-state PACs. It’€™s not surprising, Ryan’€™s corporate sycophancy extends...

    Scot Ross, 10/08/2009
  • MJSs Major Miss on Firearm Story

    Yesterday our NRA-backed Attorney General, JB Van Hollen, claimed that openly carrying a firearm should not result in a disorderly conduct charge in a memorandum issued to Wisconsin’€™s district attorneys. Yesterday was...

    Cody Oliphant, 04/20/2009