Trump praises NRA leaders: 'They love our country'
23 February, 2018, 03:35 | Author: Evan Mason
Ultimately, the NRA head reinforced to the conservative crowd that the only way to solve the gun violence problem is with more firearms.
LaPierre, who served as a conservative lobbyist and an NRA staff member before ascending to the top job, is a gun-rights hardliner: He advocates for gun ownership with as few restrictions as possible and believes that attempts to restrict access to firearms qualify as government tyranny.
"For them it is not a safety issue, it is a political issue". "They hate the NRA".
This time though, the speech was not just about guns and the Second Amendment. "They hate individual freedom".
Trump, during a roundtable discussion on school shootings with state and local officials at the White House, said he had spoken to officials from the NRA, calling them "good people" and "patriots" who are "ready to do things".
Now under federal law, anyone 18 or over can buy a gun from a private, unlicensed seller, although a handful of states have set the minimum age at 21. "The NRA will back it, and so will Congress". "And they would be there and you would no longer have a gun-free zone. If they seize power, if these so-called "European socialists" take over the House and the Senate, and God forbid they get the White House again, our Americans freedoms could be lost and our country will be changed forever".
President Trump used the "listening session" to suggest that teachers in USA schools should be trained and armed with firearms in order to tackle gun violence.
That would mean weapons for around 700,000 educators, a potentially massive business opportunity for gun manufacturers. "Their solution is to make you, all of you, less free". That's like saying, 'Here I am, take me, ' " Trump said. Because these people are cowards.
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"Legislative proposals that prevent law-abiding adults aged 18-20 years old from acquiring rifles and shotguns effectively prohibits them for purchasing any firearm, thus depriving them of their constitutional right to self-protection", Jennifer Baker, a spokeswoman for the group, said in a statement. "It may be 10 percent, it may be 40 percent".
Trump echoed similar sentiments on Twitter Thursday morning, in addition to confusion comments about possibly arming some teachers.
The nation should keep assault rifles out of the hands of anyone under 21, President Donald Trump declared Thursday, defying his loyal supporters in the National Rifle Association amid America's public reckoning over gun violence.
Like Trump, the NRA is attempting to discredit the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
He said existing gun laws and regulations, if executed properly, would decrease instances of mass shootings.
A week after the latest massacre that traumatized America, the political dimensions of the new fight for gun law reform are now clear. She's also specifically defended AR-15s, the semi-automatic rifles frequently used in mass shootings.
There has been some congressional support for Mr Trump's move to ban bump stocks.
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