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NRA Responds to Eric Holder's Watered Down View of Self-Defense

shall Wrote: Jul 17, 2013 12:28 PM
If we want to put a stop to it, to protect the 2nd Amendment, we must repeal the 17th Amendment.

Yesterday in a speech to the 104th NAACP conference in Florida, Attorney General Eric Holder equated self-defense to gun violence and said people in a violent situation have an obligation to "retreat" from their attacker. Holder also slammed Stand Your Ground laws by saying, "We must stand our ground to ensure that our laws reduce violence and take a hard look at laws that contribute to more violence than they prevent." 

The National Rifle Association was not pleased with Holder's statements and released the following to Fox News:

Chris W. Cox, executive director NRA's Institute for Legislative...