Hillary says NRA needs a "rival" organization of responsible gun owners

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    I agree! She said this in an interview with Chris Matthews on MSNBC earlier this evening. I was an NRA member and strong supporter for several years - until it was hijacked by radicals in 1977. I would like to see a "rival" organization like the NRA was before it was hijacked by radicals.

    How NRA’s true believers converted a marksmanship group into a mighty gun lobby

    In gun lore it’s known as the Revolt at Cincinnati. On May 21, 1977, and into the morning of May 22, a rump caucus of gun rights radicals took over the annual meeting of the National Rifle Association.

    The rebels wore orange-blaze hunting caps. They spoke on walkie-talkies as they worked the floor of the sweltering convention hall. They suspected that the NRA leaders had turned off the air-conditioning in hopes that the rabble-rousers would lose enthusiasm.

    The Old Guard was caught by surprise. The NRA officers sat up front, on a dais, observing their demise. The organization, about a century old already, was thoroughly mainstream and bipartisan, focusing on hunting, conservation and marksmanship. It taught Boy Scouts how to shoot safely. But the world had changed, and everything was more political now. The rebels saw the NRA leaders as elites who lacked the heart and conviction to fight against gun-control legislation.

    Much More: How NRA’s true believers converted a marksmanship group into a mighty gun lobby
     
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    The Left has actually tried this numerous times. It always fails. Because the NRA represents responsible gun owners.
    The Left is terrified of them because they are the most effective lobby in Washington.
     
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    Yes, the NRA is a VERY effective lobby - but not an HONEST one! It is run by hardcore NRA gun nutter radicals who refuse to give an inch even on gun control issues that most Americans and most gun owners support. Universal background checks should be a no-brainer.
     
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    Hillary Clinton urges moderate gun owners to take on the NRA



    Are there any moderate gun owners, are all they all Texas rednecks?

    It strikes me all gun owners are right wing madmen

     
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    Nope.There are lots of us ex-NRA members who want nothing more than reasonable controls on who gets guns. Gun owners are not the problem. Gun nuts are.
     
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    Hmmm, I am a right wing mad man?

    No, I live in Texas and own two shotguns, and I am a responsible gun owner. One Shotgun is for hunting Duck, Boar, and wild game and the other is for land protection.

    My one shotgun is in a locked closet and come out during hunting season while the other is on a rack where i can grab it quickly.

    My shotguns are never loaded but both have a sleeve to hold shells that can be loaded quickly.

    So what part of what I have is not reasonable to you?

    Do you believe someone like me should not be allow to hunt?

    How about protecting my land against wild dogs?

    I find it strange that those like you believe there is no reasonable gun owners and believe everyone that own a gun is some lunatic...
     
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    Indofred. Do you still beat your wife?

    Hillary just lost NC, VA, FL and OH...maybe PA, WI and NH to boot. That's the election folks...call it a day, save your money...better luck in 2020.
     
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    I have no idea what you mean by a "moderate" gun owner?

    In reality, there are only two categories of gun owners.

    1) Legal gun owners who obey the law.

    2) Criminals who own illegal guns.
     
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    In other words the hildabeast wants a group that cant shut her commie ass down.
     
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    ...as opposed to the govt / Obama that hands out weapons to Mexican Drug Cartels, ISIS, Al Qaeida, etc....
     
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