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NRA blasts Eric Holder for pushing gun control on Trayvon Martin's back

Thursday, July 18, 2013

The National Rifle Association issued a scathing reply to Attorney General Eric Holder’s assessment of the George Zimmerman verdict, calling the law enforcement official out for politicizing the issue and using victim Trayvon Martin to push gun control.

On Wednesday, NRA executive director Chris Cox said Mr. Holder’s call to states to review Stand Your Ground gun right laws was inappropriate, purely political and unworthy of his office.

Read more: Washington Times 

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