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LaPierre: ‘Let Them Be Damned’

Posted By yihan On March 15, 2013 @ 11:47 am In Featured Stories,Multimedia,Tile | Comments Disabled

Eliana Johnson
National Review Online [1]
March 15, 2013

NRA executive vice president Wayne LaPierre is not cowed by the criticism he and his organization have received in the wake of the shooting in Newtown, Conn. In a fiery speech to the Conservative Political Action Conference — met with cries from the audience of “Right! Right!” and “Amen!” — LaPierre dismissed Democrats’ calls for expanding background checks and called once again for putting armed guards in schools across the country.

“There’s not a mom or a dad anywhere who wouldn’t feel safer seeing a police car in parking lot when they drop their kids off to school,” he said.

Acknowledging the ire that has been directed his way since December’s shooting, LaPierre announced, “I didn’t come here to be popular; I came here to stand for what I believe is true.” As for the elitists in the mainstream media and the nation’s capital: “Let them be damned,” he said.

LaPierre reserved his harshest criticism for Janet Napolitano’s Department of Homeland Security, which suggested in a recent Web video that citizens protect themselves from gunmen with scissors.

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[3] NRA’s Wrongheaded Response to Sandy Hook Violence: http://www.prisonplanet.com/nras-wrongheaded-response-to-sandy-hook-violence.html

[4] Lies, Damned Lies, Statistics … and Graphs: http://www.prisonplanet.com/lies-damned-lies-statistics-%e2%80%a6-and-graphs.html

[5] Feinstein: “Bad Things Happen” Because of 2nd Amendment and Gun Culture: http://www.prisonplanet.com/feinstein-%e2%80%9cbad-things-happen%e2%80%9d-because-of-2nd-amendment-and-gun-culture.html

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