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Sandy Hook Memorial

OFA & Other Anti-Gun Groups Politicize Sandy Hook Anniversary To Attack Your Rights

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Washington DC - -(  Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America (MDA), Mayors Against Illegal Guns (MAIG), and Organizing for Action (OFA) have all made clear they intend to use the first anniversary of the heinous crime at Sandy Hook Elementary to push for stricter gun control laws.

According to National Review, all three groups plan “to use [the anniversary] as a rallying point on which to push for extended federal background checks.” And one or two of the three may go even further, “ranging into an ‘assault weapons’ ban or restriction on ‘high capacity’ magazines.”

The sad part of this politicization is that extended federal background checks would not have prevented the heinous crime at Sandy Hook Elementary. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV)—the sponsor of the expanded background check legislation—admitted this during an April 14th appearance on Face The Nation.

Moreover, expanded background checks would not have prevented the attacks at Ft. Hood, the DC Navy Yard, or at LAX, among others.

This is why National Review says gun control advocates in MDA, MAIG, and OFA “will have their work cut out selling [gun control] to the public, let alone to Congress.”

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  • 6 User comments to “Anti-Gun Groups Plan to Politicize Sandy Hook Anniversary, Attack Your Rights”

    1. Dancing in the blood of victims. How disgusting.

    2. Buck Crosby on December 6, 2013 at 4:09 PM said:

      Be there pro 2nd amendment advocates , bury them with a huge number of the good guys and the intelligent unbrainwashed citizens of the nation ..

    3. If America is a Democracy, how do all these “activists” hold sway over the majority?

    4. When the Sandy Hook tragedy was fresh, passions were high and grief could be blamed for distorting common sense. Now, the proffesional rights killers are moving in to exploit the memories of all those innocent lives. Bloomberg, and his ilk, should be ashamed of themselves.

    5. Kenneth Waggoner on December 7, 2013 at 5:25 PM said:

      This is disgusting, especially since it was their fault in the first place. Liberals are the most despicable group there are, they have no morals, no conscience, and will use any method to promote their agenda.

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