Friday, August 28, 2015

Scott Walker, an A+ student, earns an other gold star from the National Rifle Association

As quoted in Scott Walker: Hillary Clinton is wrong on gun control after TV shooting.  (Wisconsin State Journal, 8/28/2015) 
Walker, has an A+ rating from the National Rifle Association.

Related reading: Guns and the mentally ill. Why the NRA keeps talking about mental illness, rather than guns.  (The Economist, 3/13/2013)
On balance, the talk of a gun lobby smokescreen is fair. Examine the NRA's arguments more closely, and Mr LaPierre demolishes his own suggestions even as he makes them. In a ferocious speech to supporters in Salt Lake City on February 23rd, he predicted that criminal records and the mentally incompetent would "never" be part of a background check system, which was really aimed at "one thing—registering your guns".

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