NRA makes post-Newtown statement, sets Friday press conference

Just in:

Full statement:

The National Rifle Association of America is made up of four million moms and dads, sons and daughters – and we were shocked, saddened and heartbroken by the news of the horrific and senseless murders in Newtown.

Out of respect for the families, and as a matter of common decency, we have given time for mourning, prayer and a full investigation of the facts before commenting.

The NRA is prepared to offer meaningful contributions to help make sure this never happens again.

They’re damned if they do speak up and damned if they don’t.

Here’s a good question:

***

Related:

Anti-gun zealot Sandra Bernhard asks Obama to fight NRA over ‘automatic weapons’

Foster the People front man begs Obama to fight NRA bullies, increase gun control

Sportswriter Jason Whitlock equates NRA with KKK, gun rights advocates fire back

Anti-gun vulture Michael Moore swoops in, says NRA hates freedom, wants children dead

Post-Newtown witch hunt: NRA president and members bombarded with death threats

Amid increasing death threats, NRA braces for D.C. anti-gun march led by left-wing CREDO Mobile

DC anti-NRA march draws some protesters, but not much respect

Joyce Carol Oates: If enough NRA members get shot, ‘maybe hope for legislation of firearms?’

Texas Dem. party official apologizes for threatening NRA, Twitterers don’t accept

blog comments powered by Disqus