Meet The Children of the NRA

As part of our collaboration with MSNBC, Vocativ went to the 2014 NRA Convention in Indianapolis. But in a sea of about 75,000 NRA members, it wasn’t their guns that stood out—it was their kids.

Most Recent Videos

The United States has one of the highest rates of gun ownership in the world, so it’s no wonder that the annual NRA  convention often becomes a family affair. Vocativ went to this year’s convention and met some children who are already young gun enthusiasts. There was even a special contest just for kids where the prize was, of course, a gun. Some young children told us about their gun safety courses, while their parents talked about how going to shooting range is a bonding experience. We got to speak to a lot of people, but some security guards seemed a little skeptical of our presence.

The United States has one of the highest rates of gun ownership in the world, so it’s no wonder that the annual NRA  convention often becomes a family affair. Vocativ went to this year’s convention and met some children who are already young gun enthusiasts. There was even a special contest just for kids where the prize was, of course, a gun. Some young children told us about their gun safety courses, while their parents talked about how going to shooting range is a bonding experience. We got to speak to a lot of people, but some security guards seemed a little skeptical of our presence.

Respond Now
YEMEN

Rebels In Yemen Are Using Twitter, Facebook To Crowdfund Weaponry

Vladi Vovchuk
YEMEN

Yemen: Latest Setting For A Middle East Proxy War

Jamie Tarabay
MEDIA

Data Mine March 29, 2015: A Mentally Ill Pilot Sues His Airline

Oren Dotan
YEMEN

Everything You Need To Know About The War In Yemen

Jamie Tarabay
JUSTICE

Jury Rules Against Ellen Pao...Then Goes Back To Deliberate

Jenn Holmes
GERMANY

Germanwings Pilot Prompts Fierce Online Debate On Mental Health

Mike Spies
INDUSTRY

Oil Markets Jittery Over War In Yemen

Abigail Tracy
SCIENCE

Blatant Fraud Discredits 43 Major Scientific Studies

Joshua A. Krisch