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Radicalized NRA stifles responsibility


February 28, 2018


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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