When the NRA wanted to be “Reasonable”

Apparently, in 1999, after the Columbine school shooting, the NRA supported universal back-ground checks for all gun purchases. They said it was a reasonable position.They actually bought an ad in USA Today, which said:  “We believe it’s reasonable to provide for instant background checks at gun shows, just like gun stores and pawn shops.”

Here’s the link to a Salon.com article, which contains a number of links to background articles. The NRA once supported background checks. 

Author: Mike

I am a patent attorney in Lexington, Kentucky. My law firm web site is http://www.coblenzlaw.com. I ran for State Representative in 2010 and lost in the primary. Many of these posts are based on writing that I did for that election. Rather than delete it all, I decided to dump it onto the internet.

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