Why does the NRA refuse to register weapons

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It is a declaration of war: the right to carry a weapon must not be restricted. The gun lobby in the US remains unapologetic. It shifts responsibility to the individual shooters.

The National Rifle Association (NRA) goes on a confrontation course with President Barack Obama. The leaders of the NRA made clear in TV interviews that one would fight any restriction of the right to carry a weapon.

It is not the guns that are the problem, but the shooters, said NRA President David Keene on CBS. He also targeted people with mental health problems. “I'm not saying that everyone in mental health care is a potential killer. But it is also not true that anyone who has a gun is a potential killer. "

Criticism of the task force

In an interview with NBC, NRA Vice Wayne LaPierre also criticized the gun violence task force headed by US Vice President Joe Biden. Inside would be a bunch of people who had been trying to destroy the second amendment to the constitution for 20 years.

In the second amendment, Americans are guaranteed the right to possess and carry weapons. The NRA also rejects a ban on the sale of assault rifles and automatic firearms with large magazines to private individuals. But it was precisely the sale of these weapons that Obama had set his sights on.

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  • Commentary by Adrian Flükiger, Bern
    Problems neither recognized, let alone solved. Just a lot of stupid blah blah ...
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  • Commentary by Michel Koller, Emmenbrücke
    Even if you gave the land back ... There is no such thing as one Indian tribe. In addition, Indians are not exactly known as pacifists and have had a violent past themselves.
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  • Commentary by K.D.Waldeck, Bellinzona
    gun ownership as such has not (yet) been called into question. It is more about the restriction of the possession of "weapons of war" .... Rapid Fire Rifles ecc. and checking the reputation of a gun owner.
    If the NRA opposes it, it has the greatest criminal potential in itself.
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