NRA: Anti-High-Capacity Clip Bill Just A Scheme To Impose ‘Gun Ban’ | Talking Points Memo

Six days after a gunman attempted to assassinate Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-AZ) and killed six others in a mass shooting, the National Rifle Association (NRA) broke its silence, pledging to fight off any and all attempts to impose harsher regulations on guns and high-capacity magazines.An unattributed statement posted on the NRA website late Friday, written in the rhetorical style the powerful association has come to be known for, dubbed gun control supporters “gun ban advocates” and the proposals mentioned in the wake of the mass shooting “schemes.”

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