Jill Dennison presents a succinct summary of the rise to power of the National Rifle Association (NRA) in America. It is truly frightening and a must read. Please share.
It’s on the tip of everyone’s tongue, at the center of most discussions, in the headlines of every news outlet: The National Rifle Association, aka NRA. The debate about gun regulations is raging, much the same as it always does after a mass shooting, particularly one involving children, but this one may be different, for those children were on the cusp of adulthood, and their friends, those who survived the shooting in Parkland, Florida almost two weeks ago, are old enough to be outraged that a young man, one of their former classmates, was able to buy a military-grade assault weapon, ammunition, and mow down their friends without a thought. They are outraged to hear politicians skirting around the issue of gun regulation, rather than answering their tough questions. They are old enough to become activists, and they have a vested interest in doing so.
At a Town Hall just…
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