Your First Amendment right is not a license to kill the Second Amendment with Lies"
The 2014 National Rifle Association Annual Meetings have arrived. Over the next three days, 80,000 people will walk through nine acres of guns and gear.
Speaking Thursday afternoon at the 2014 Conservative Political Action Conference, NRA Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre made it clear the civil rights organization isn't backing down when it comes to protecting the Second Amendment rights of American gun owners.
At a Senate hearing on potential new gun control measures, Wayne LaPierre of the NRA voiced support for better enforcement, beefing up school security and strengthening the government's ability to keep guns from mentally unstable people.
During the Senate Judiciary Committee today, Senator Dick Durbin said that NRA members have been confronting him about the Second Amendment. Durbin said that the idea of government tyranny meant that NRA members were ready to attack law enforcement officers. Durbin asked ames Johnson, Chief of Police for the Baltimore County Police Department, if he liked the idea that NRA members were going to attack law enforcement. Johnson responded that he found the thinking "just not based in logic"
The battle to demonize the National Rifle Association became a religious crusade when the Rev. Jim Wallis, CEO of Sojourners and “progressive” spiritual advisor to President Obama, convened some clergy for a witch trial.
The only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun.
A day late and a dollar short best describes the National Rifle Association’s inept response to the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre. As the nation’s most powerful defender of the second amendment (the right to bear arms), the NRA displayed cowardly silence for more than a week following the shooting. Then four days before Christmas, the NRA held ghoulish 30-minute press conference America would have been better off never witnessing.