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Gabby Gifford's Gun Control Group 'Just Making Stuff Up'

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

The NRA-ILA is suggesting Gabby Giffords’ gun control group, Americans for Responsible Solutions (ARS), ought to rename themselves “Anti-Gunners for Irresponsible Statistics” in light of their “bogus claim … about the number of firearm and car accident deaths among young people each year.”

According to the NRA-ILA, ARS “claimed that there are more than 30,000 firearm-related deaths, plus more than 30,000 car accident deaths among young people each year.” However, the NRA-ILA points to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) numbers, which show the number of accidental deaths among young people aged 0 to 19 years was 3,753 in 2013, while accidental firearm-related deaths for that same year were 124.

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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.