The National Rifle Association, NRA, promotes membership in NRA, Texas.
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The National Rifle Association said Wednesday that its “deepest sympathy” was with families and victims of the elementary school slaughter in Yuvarde, Texas. It is the latest in a series of mass shootings in which advocates of gun control have accused the loose law of gun control.
NRA’s comment was the day after the 18-year-old gunman armed with an AR-15-style long rifle. Killed 19 children and 2 teachers At Rob Elementary School.
It also came two days before a powerful gun advocacy group with over 5 million members. We are planning to start the annual competition in Houston, Texas.Within 5 hours drive from Yuvarde.
“Our heartfelt sympathy lies with the families and victims involved in this horrific and evil crime,” NRA said in a statement Wednesday.
“On behalf of our members, we pay tribute to the courage of school officials, first responders, and others who have provided their support and services,” the group said.
“Investigation is ongoing and facts are still clear, but we recognize that this was the act of a lonely and confused criminal. When we gather in Houston, we do these things. Looking back, praying for the victims, recognizing and pledged to patriotic members, to double our commitment to keep the school safe, ”continued the NRA.
Former president Donald Trump I plan to attend the tournament. Texas Governor Greg Abbott and Texas Senator Ted Cruz, along with many other prominent Republicans, will attend the event.
Last Wednesday, Senate majority leader Chuck Schumer, DN.Y. Criticized Republican senators for not opposing the NRA by voting for gun restrictions.
“The other side is ready to bow obediently to the NRA,” Schumer said in a speech on the Senate floor.
of Tuesday’s speech, which he demanded to tighten gun restrictions, President Joe Biden further criticized the industry on Wednesday, saying, “As a nation, we must ask,’When will we face the gun lobby in the name of God?'”
“I’m sick of gun makers spending 20 years marketing assault weapons, which is part of their biggest profit,” the president said in a tweeted statement.
Senator Chris Murphy, a Connecticut Democrat, was a member of the House of Representatives during the 2012 massacre that killed 20 children at Sandy Hook Elementary School on Tuesday night. It was suggested that the “done” shooter was the only factor. In the murder of Texas.
“We’re shooting after a mass, and as you know, I’m willing to bullshit about mental illness,” Murphy told reporters.
“We have less mental illness than any other country in the world,” he said.
Murphy had previously asked a Republican colleague on the Senate floor about refusing to vote for stricter gun control.
“Why do you run for the US Senate all this time, why do you go through all the hassle of getting this job ?, do we do nothing?” Murphy asked.
NRA is a major donor to Republican Senators.
The Brady campaign to prevent gun violence In 2019, the amount donated by the gun group to the 50 senators who received the most donations is listed. It was topped by Senator Mitt Romney of R-Utah, who received over $ 13.6 million from NRA.
In second place was almost half of NRA’s donations, with Senator Richard Barr (RN.C.) at $ 6.9 million.
The Brady Campaign is named after James Brady. He was White House Press Secretary under President Ronald Reagan when both Brady and Reagan were shot outside the Washington Hilton Hotel in an attempted assassination by John Hinckley Jr. in March 1981.
Brady became an advocate of gun control law after the shooting. He died in 2014 From what was officially ruled as murder at the age of 73 as a result of a gunshot wound he received 33 years ago.