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Thursday, March 7, 2013
Gun ownership in America was never an issue of fear and hate until the National Rifle Association created its own tax-exempt foundation to promote gun marketing.
Huge amounts of cash from this foundation is funneled to the NRA’s Institute for Legislative Action to write legislation preventing government from considering public safety laws related to gun violence.
In 2010, the NRA received more than $200 million in donations and other forms of income. More than 50 firearms manufacturers donated almost $15 million to the NRA, including the makers of the infamous AR-15 and the 15-round Glock.
Much of that money ended up in the campaign coffers of politicians who do the NRA’s bidding in Washington. Terror firearms are highly prized by gun owners, and the price paid for owning one of these slaughter weapons is the result of a genius marketing ploy by the gun makers and the NRA.
The propaganda campaign promoted by the NRA, “The government is going to take away your guns,” is nothing more than a fear tactic to promote the sale and marketing of more destructive and exotic weapons that command high prices.
Anybody with average intelligence should know that local, state and federal governments couldn’t possibly take 350 million guns from the American people without a fight, regardless of the NRA or any other extreme gun-rights organization.
Gun violence in America is a product of greed in the marketplace and phantom fear directed toward the uninformed and those with excessive levels of testosterone.
Until the NRA takes responsibility for the proliferation of deadly military-style weapons that have destroyed so many innocent American lives, it can never be considered a serious guardian of American rights or any other mainstream American value.
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