Proof: The NRA Can’t Be Trusted. All They Do Is Make Up Ridiculous Crap

Gun Control Now USA

The Conspiracy Theory the NRA Hates

The NRA Is The American Lunatic Fringe The NRA Is The American Lunatic Fringe

The National Rifle Association gives one the immediate impression of an organization that never met an anti-government conspiracy theory it didn’t like. After all, the NRA has been recruiting members and raising money with such absurd fantasies for years: The “mass confiscation” of privately-held firearms after Hurricane Katrina, the United Nations Small Arms Treaty “threaten[ing] individual firearm ownership with an invasive registration scheme,” ATF’s botched “Fast and Furious” operation a secret plan by President Obama to enact tougher gun laws, the notion that universal background check legislation requires a national database of gun owners, etc. The list goes on and on…

Such insurrectionist fear-mongering serves the gun lobby well. Given that gun ownership in the United States has been steadily declining for decades, the NRA has to convince the average gun-owning civilian to…

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