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Radicalized NRA stifles responsibility

 

February 28, 2018



Editor:

Conservative activist “Joe the Plumber” summed up the NRA’s and its members’ position perfectly when he posted an open letter to the victims’ families of the Santa Barbara, Calif. shooting: “Your dead kids don’t trump my Constitutional rights.”

The NRA started out innocuously enough in 1871, but in 1977 they became radicalized – “No compromise. No gun legislation.”

In a fund-raising letter NRA executive Wayne LaPierre sent to the organization’s members, he said that the 1994 assault-weapons ban “gives jackbooted government thugs more power to take away our...



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