The National Rifle Association pledged to offer “meaningful contributions” to make sure that school shootings like the one last week in Newtown, Conn., that took the lives of 26, including 20 first-graders, would never happen again. Those “contributions” took on a familiar form on Friday, with the gun-rights lobby attacking gun-control laws and unveiling a plan to placed armed guards in every school in America.
Gun-control advocates are wasting their time proposing new legislation. What they need to do is learn from how the NRA has been getting its way the past 50 years
It happens every time we have a mass-shooting tragedy. The NRA gets out front defending the rights of Americans to own as many guns, legally, as they want, and gun-control advocates push for more restrictions. Both sides have good points, which is why we’re nowhere near resolving our stance on what makes sense in terms [...]
Today, the National Rifle Association endorsed George Allen for U.S. Senate, citing his record of defending the Second Amendment