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The NRA: Representing More Than the Second Amendment

AmyDB Wrote: May 06, 2013 2:58 PM
BTW most criminals purchase / trade for their weapons within a small circle of other criminals who traffic in stolen weapons. Most victims who have their weapons stolen report those thefts & so the weapons that most criminals use are recorded in a database somewhere.
hboring Wrote: May 06, 2013 8:48 PM
Gun show purchases from dealers are already subject to BG checks. There is no gunshow loophole. Sales between individuals are impossible to track without universal registration. We will never acccept that infringement. Criminals by definition do not obey the law. More gun laws will only make the law abiding suffer. If the laws on the boooks were enforced, we would need no others. The point is not safety; it is disarmament.

HOUSTON, TX. - If you’ve been to any of the National Rifle Association’s annual meetings, you’ll understand what I mean when I say the gathering is a true representation of what makes America exceptional.

This year, the NRA held its annual meetings and convention in Houston and was attended by more than 85,000 people. Last year it was held in St. Louis and the year before in Pittsburgh. Over the past few months, the NRA has seen their membership balloon and just last Friday, NRA Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre announced the organization has reached 5 million...