NRA Explore
APPEARS IN News

Lott: Guns can save lives

Thursday, December 27, 2012

Has anyone noticed that these mass shootings at public schools increased after the 1995 Gun Free School Zone Act? Passed with good intentions, banning guns would supposedly make schools safer. But law abiding citizens, not criminals, obey these bans. Instead of making places safer, disarming law abiding citizens left them sitting ducks. Killers go where victims can't defend themselves. In the Aurora, Colo., movie theater shooting, out of seven theaters showing the Batman movie premiere within 20 minutes of the suspect's apartment, only one banned permitted concealed handguns. The suspect didn't go to the closest nor the largest, but to the one that banned self  defense. Time after time the story is the same.

Read the article: USA Today

NRA ILA

Established in 1975, the Institute for Legislative Action (ILA) is the "lobbying" arm of the National Rifle Association of America. ILA is responsible for preserving the right of all law-abiding individuals in the legislative, political, and legal arenas, to purchase, possess and use firearms for legitimate purposes as guaranteed by the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.