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NRA: We Are Shocked, Saddened and Heartbroken Over Newtown

Marie150 Wrote: Dec 18, 2012 6:29 PM
If this perp had used a knife and killed 2 children before being stopped would the media be happy because guns were not involved?
Bruce2397 Wrote: Dec 18, 2012 6:53 PM
You should join us normal folks here in the reality based community and not care what the media thinks or feels...

After staying silent for four days, the National Rifle Association has issued a statement about the horrific shooting last week in Newtown, Connecticut.

The National Rifle Association of America is made up of four million moms and dads, sons and daughters – and we were shocked, saddened and heartbroken by the news of the horrific and senseless murders in Newtown.

Out of respect for the families, and as a matter of common decency, we have given time for mourning, prayer and a full investigation of the facts before commenting.

The NRA is prepared to...