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NRA Slams Biden Meeting

RGR27 Wrote: Jan 10, 2013 7:11 PM
The notion that the Second Amendment protects Americans against an over-reaching government is . . . quaint. The Constitution itself was written and ratified precisely to quash such silliness, and its effectiveness demonstrated just three years after the Second Amendment was ratified when Washington led 15,000 militia into Western Pennsylvania to enforce the excise on whiskey against about 700 armed farmers.

The NRA met with Vice President Biden and the gun violence task force today as part of a series of meetings with key stakeholders in the gun debate. The NRA’s statement about the meeting confirms that that White House was never interested in having an honest, inclusive debate about how to prevent tragedies like Newtown from happening again, but rather, is focused on its “agenda to attack the Second Amendment.”

Fairfax, Va.– The National Rifle Association of America is made up of over 4 million moms and dads, daughters and sons, who are involved in the national conversation...

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