What's The NRA Talking About Today? With another school shooting upon us -- 10 dead and 14 wounded in Redby, MN -- the National Rifle Association (NRA
March 23, 2005

What's The NRA Talking About Today?

With another school shooting upon us -- 10 dead and 14 wounded in Redby, MN -- the National Rifle Association (NRA) is once again strangely silent.

The people who fight for the rights of all God-fearing Americans to own bazookas don't seem to surface much when their lobbying efforts yield such bitter fruit.

Have a look at their web site Tuesday. Despite the horrific incident in Minnesota, one of their main headlines is "Help Stop Reckless Lawsuits Against the Firearms Industry." I swear to God. Go look.

Wait, they do indeed mention Minnesota in their 'Actions Alert' section. See, "Anti-Hunters Attack Minnesota Dove Hunting" for more details.

Even if the families involved are Republican, I'm sure the NRA's strident pro-gun rhetoric is small comfort to the parents of children lost on a day when their kids' biggest worries should have been what to have for lunch and whether or not they had secured a prom date.

 

Left Behind   Here's What's Left

Don't you love the American political discourse?  A minority of people say something based on some facts, and republicans don't respond.  Then later, it's confirmed by some study or something else, and no one pays any attention to it. 

Remember, say, the presidential campaign?  Or before?  When Democrats said things like this, from

The people who fight for the rights of all God-fearing Americans to own bazookas don't seem to surface much when their lobbying efforts yield such bitter fruit.

Have a look at their web site Tuesday. Despite the horrific incident in Minnesota, one of their main headlines is "Help Stop Reckless Lawsuits Against the Firearms Industry." I swear to God. Go look.

Wait, they do indeed mention Minnesota in their 'Actions Alert' section. See, "Anti-Hunters Attack Minnesota Dove Hunting" for more details.

Even if the families involved are Republican, I'm sure the NRA's strident pro-gun rhetoric is small comfort to the parents of children lost on a day when their kids' biggest worries should have been what to have for lunch and whether or not they had secured a prom date.

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