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NRA: This is About Banning Guns

Texas Girl Wrote: Jan 16, 2013 10:27 AM
Let's say hypothetically this truly was about protecting children from school shootings. There is a list on infoplease of WORLDWIDE school shootings since 1996. Almost every one of them was done by a student in that school. (Newtown was a are exception) Perhaps a more effective deterrent would be to have actual trained psychologists in the schools who know what to look for and help these mentally disturbed kids before they're dangerous. Oh yea, that's too expensive and might actually help.....better to grab guns from everybody. BTW if every gun homicide in the US in 2011 was done by a different gun then 0.0037% of guns in the US was involved in a homicide. That means 99.9963% of them were not. (Homicide stats from CDC website)

Late Tuesday evening, NRA Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre sent an email to supporters as President Obama prepares to sign as many as 19 executive orders on new gun control measures. LaPierre said this isn't about protecting children, it's about "banning your guns."

FRIEND,

It's not about protecting children. It's not about stopping crime.

It's about banning your guns…PERIOD!

Last week, NRA sat in on a White House meeting that was sold to the public as an "open discussion" about how to improve school safety. But that was a...