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Tuesday, April 20, 2010

NRA Sits On Sidelines

Y'all probably know by now that I'm not a fan of the NRA. Well, here's another reason.
(full article here)

The nation's most influential gun-rights group is conspicuously absent -- and nearly silent -- in a growing battle between states and the federal government over gun control.

The National Rifle Association has been taking a low profile when it comes to the firearms freedom acts that have been passed by seven state legislatures and spawned a growing legal fight between those states, some gun advocates and the U.S. Justice Department.

The firearms freedom act was first launched last year in the Montana Legislature, pushed by local gun advocates. The law states that guns made and sold within a state's borders are exempt from federal gun control under Congress' authority to regulate interstate commerce...

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