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NBC/WSJ Poll: NRA More Popular Than Hollywood

coveyrise Wrote: Jan 18, 2013 9:47 AM
The make-up of the Supreme Court when Clinton was President was quite different that it is today so the NRA chose not to challenge the Assault Weapons Ban back then for good reason. However, today's Supreme Court is much more inclined to have a more literal interpretation of the Constitution and if an Assault Weapons Ban were to pass now it would be ruled Unconstitutional. For this reason and because it would result in several Democrats losing their Senate Seats in the next election I suspect there will be no such Ban passed this time around. There will be a lot of BIG TALK but no action on this. Obama will try to use it to demonize Republicans but it won't work because the Dems won't support it either.
cambeul41 Wrote: Jan 20, 2013 6:51 AM
"While any state has the right to limit magazine capacity for hunting my guess is that when this get challenged in court the Supreme Court will decide that self protection is not the same as hunting and limiting a person's ability to defend themselves is Unconstitutional."

Excellent point.

A new NBC/WSJ poll shows the National Rifle Association is more popular than Hollywood as the guns rights groups continues to see attacks from the Obama administration and their allies.

As Washington prepares for a political battle over the Obama White House's proposals to curb gun violence after the Newtown, Conn., shootings, a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll finds that the National Rifle Association is more popular than the entertainment industry.

Forty-one percent of adults see the NRA -- the nation's top gun lobby -- in a positive light, while 34 percent view...