Wayne LaPierre

NRA Head Oliver North Stepping Down Amid Scandal

The sudden announcement from North, who has served less than a year as the organization's president after leaving a post at Fox News, came after media reports detailed an alleged attempt by North to extort longtime NRA CEO and Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre.

How Big Is the NRA?

Nobody knows how many dues-paying members the NRA really has, because it won't release regular or verified membership rolls. A Newsweek analysis found it could be significantly fewer than what the gun group claims.