Wayne LaPierre is executive vice president of the NRA. (YouTube, C-SPAN)
The National Rifle Association is celebrating its 146th anniversary, so the wealthiest gun prohibition lobbying group – Michael Bloomberg’s Everytown for Gun Safety – is asking for contributions, apparently because Bloomy’s billions aren’t enough in their attempt to buy elections and ultimately turn the Second Amendment into a government-regulated privilege.
Far too often, newspapers allude to Everytown and other extremist gun control groups as “gun safety organizations,” which careful examination of their operations reveals they are not. They don’t teach firearms safety courses, nor do they provide insurance to gun owners, nor do they have anything remotely to do with hunter education.
The NRA, on the other hand, has been widely known as “the Red Cross of gun safety” for generations. It was the NRA, not some deep pockets elitists, that launched the nation’s first Hunter Safety course