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Is the NRA the Best Advocate for Black Family Safety?

hboring Wrote: Mar 27, 2013 12:49 AM
The NRA, of which I am a Life Member, was formed in 1871 to further the training in propr direarms handling, partly because Army recriuts were such poor shots. The first President was Ambrose Burnside. The eighth was U. S. Grant. Here's a link: http://www.nrahq.org/history.asp

Last year, the horrific shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newton, Connecticut put the issue of gun control back at the forefront of public debate in America. Predictably, most celebrities voiced their support of stricter gun control laws as a response to the tragedy. Samuel L. Jackson surprised many when he articulated a different opinion:

“I don't think it's about more gun control. I grew up in the South with guns everywhere and we never shot anyone. This [shooting] is about people who aren't taught the value of life,” the actor told the Los Angeles Times. Jackson’s comments recall a...