• NRA exec sheltered on friend's yacht after mass shootings

    6 days ago - By Chron

    DALLAS - After school shootings that left dozens dead in recent years, National Rifle Association leader Wayne LaPierre said the resulting outrage put him in such danger that he sought shelter aboard a borrowed 108-foot yacht.
    During a deposition, the head of the powerful gun-rights group's acknowledged sailing in The Bahamas with his family as a “security retreat” in the summers following a 2012 school shootings in Connecticut and a 2018 massacre in Florida.
    “I was basically under presidential threat without presidential security in terms of the number of threats I was getting,” LaPierre...
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  • NRA's Wayne LaPierre fled to a friend's luxury yacht to escape public outrage over mass shootings

    NRA's Wayne LaPierre fled to a friend's luxury yacht to escape public outrage over mass shootings

    6 days ago - By Business Insider

    Summary List Placement National Rifle Association leader Wayne LaPierre feared for his life after mass school shootings in recent years, and sought refuge on his friend's luxury yacht.
    LaPierre spoke about the yacht, owned by Hollywood producer Stanton McKenzie, in a deposition filed over the weekend as part of the NRA's bankruptcy case in Dallas.
    "I was basically under presidential threat without presidential security in terms of the number of threats I was getting," LaPierre said in the deposition. "And all of us were struggling with how to deal with that type situation with a private...
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