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Published On: Thu, Jan 17th, 2013

NRA calls for President Obama to stop ‘attacking firearms and ignoring children’

The National Rifle Association released a statement Wednesday afternoon, reacting to President Obama’s proposals for increased gun control in the wake of the Sandy Hook school shooting last December.

“Throughout its history, the National Rifle Association has led efforts to promote safety and responsible gun ownership. Keeping our children and society safe remains our top priority.

The NRA will continue to focus on keeping our children safe and securing our schools, fixing our broken mental health system, and prosecuting violent criminals to the fullest extent of the law. We look forward to working with Congress on a bi-partisan basis to find real solutions to protecting America’s most valuable asset – our children.

Attacking firearms and ignoring children is not a solution to the crisis we face as a nation. Only honest, law-abiding gun owners will be affected and our children will remain vulnerable to the inevitability of more tragedy.”

LIST OF THE 23 EXECUTIVE ORDERS HERE

The NRA has been at the center of the gun control debate. Here a protester from Code Pink interrupts a press conference following the Sandy Hook shooting,  photo screenshot CNN coverage

The NRA has been at the center of the gun control debate. Here a protester from Code Pink interrupts a press conference following the Sandy Hook shooting, photo screenshot CNN coverage

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