Trump praises NRA leaders: 'They love our country'
Feb 23, 2018, 03:38
LaPierre defended Second Amendment rights and warned of a "socialist agenda" meant to strip firearms away from law-abiding citizens.
"For them it is not a safety issue, it is a political issue".
Trump's tweet comes amid a heightened debate over gun control measures in the wake of last week's deadly mass shooting at a Florida high school that left 17 people dead and more than dozen others injured. "Their solution is to make you, all of you, less free".
"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. "I think that's a very negative thing to be talking about". You guys love it.
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"Real practical action to truly protect our children", LaPierre said.
Last year, the Air Force said it had not submitted records that could have stopped the shooter who killed 26 people at a church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, from buying a gun.
"You should be anxious. They care more about control and more of it, their goal is to eliminate the Second Amendment and our firearms freedoms so that they can eradicate all individual freedoms".
Pence, speaking one day after he and President Donald Trump held a listening sessions with survivors and the victims of school gun violence, also addressed the partisan split over gun issues, saying this is "a time of too much division and anger in America".
The strategy of arming teachers has many critics, including some law enforcement officers and the National Education Association, the country's largest teachers lobby.
Parents drop their kids off at schools "that are virtually wide-open soft targets for anyone bent on mass murder" every single day, LaPierre said. It should not be easier to shoot up a school than a bank or a jewellery store, he added.
Mr LaPierre echoed his words from 2012 following the Sandy Hook tragedy, saying: "Lean in, listen to me now, and never forget these words: to stop a bad guy with a gun, it takes a good guy with a gun".
A National Rifle Association spokesperson emphasized the need for more effectively functioning background check systems and preventative measures against risky individuals over gun control measures at a CNN town hall event on Wednesday.
He also announced Tuesday he had directed the Department of Justice to propose regulations to ban bump stocks, devices that allow semi-automatic guns to be modified to shoot more rapidly.
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