NRA-ILA’s Chris W. Cox Releases Statement on School Safety Report

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Chris W. Cox
NRA-ILA's Chris W. Cox Releases Statement on School Safety Report

Fairfax, VA – -(Ammoland.com)- Chris W. Cox, executive director of the National Rifle Association Institute for Legislative Action, released the following statement on Tuesday:

“The National Rifle Association applauds the Trump administration’s Federal Commission on School Safety’s final report, issued today. The report includes a number of recommendations for which the NRA has been advocating for years, including reforming our mental health laws, strengthening school security, and addressing an increasingly violent culture. It also calls on the media to stop reporting the names and photos of mass murderers, which only encourages copycat behavior.

“Importantly, the commission expressly rejected age limitations on firearm purchases, which as the report explains in detail, have no real impact on crime.”

“Finally, we appreciate President Trump’s support for keeping firearms out of the hands of those who have been adjudicated by a court to be a danger to themselves or others in the form of state Extreme Risk Protection Orders — provided they include strong due process protections, require mental health treatmen, and include penalties against those who file frivolous charges to harass law-abiding citizens.”

“The recommendations in the commission report will go a long way towards preventing violence and making children safer in our schools.”


National Rifle Association Institute For Legislative Action (NRA-ILA)

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Established in 1975, the Institute for Legislative Action (ILA) is the “lobbying” arm of the National Rifle Association of America. ILA is responsible for preserving the right of all law-abiding individuals in the legislative, political, and legal arenas, to purchase, possess and use firearms for legitimate purposes as guaranteed by the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. Visit: www.nra.org

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Big Jim
Big Jim
1 year ago

” Negotiating Rights Away”thats good i had “Not Real Admonition” , hardy har har!

tomcat
tomcat
1 year ago

Cox and LePierre should be ashamed to take their paychecks. They are the red coats of the gun crowd or the Benedict Arnolds, whichever you prefer. Maybe Soros or Bloomberg are paying them more than they get from NRA, you never know.
When I heard Trump make that statement I thought he was just showing sympathy for the kids that got shot but my thoughts are changing.

Charlie Foxtrot
Charlie Foxtrot
1 year ago

On that note, “Vermont Teens Planned a School Shooting So Police Confiscated a Relative’s Guns,” see https://www.thetruthaboutguns.com/2018/12/luis-valdes/vermont-teens-planned-a-school-shooting-and-police-confiscate-a-relatives-guns/

willy d
willy d
1 year ago

Chris W Cox what a Turncoat in the NRA, no more money from me Candy Ass, Duck Out, Appeasement Time, and trying to save face, right?????????? @MB;You might need all if no Wall, Open season ,no limit, must use a point system, just a [email protected] Charlie Foxtrot; All to easy for politicians to pass and carry out!!!!!! @HP;Your right, but there are to many politicians that point requiring mental health treatment for themselves !!!!!!!!!! @ Docduracoat; You are right Trump has done more damage with this move than Obama did in 8 years, my vote is in question for him… Read more »

Mack The Knife
Mack The Knife
1 year ago
Reply to  willy d

Your an idiot!!

Bart
Bart
1 year ago
Reply to  Mack The Knife

Who’s the idiot here? Learn to spell it’s “You’re” NOT “Your”! Your comment should read “You’re an idiot!”

Roy D.
Roy D.
1 year ago

Yesterday I tried to remember the last time I was a member of the NRA. I couldn’t remember but it has to be at least ten years ago or so. They don’t know what “core values” is. They also are too concerned about what others think. I have no use for them.

Docduracoat
Docduracoat
1 year ago

President Trump has lost my vote with his bump stock ban and support of gun violence restraining orders
He has done more gun control the Obama was able to accomplish in 8 years!

David
David
1 year ago
Reply to  Docduracoat

WRONG!! Trump has done more for the 2nd by far. While I too hate the idea of the bump stock ban, not for the item itself, but specifically for the potential “slippery slope” it might create, have you already forgotten about all the conservative justices Trump is pumping the Federal courts, and will continue to in the next 2 years, not including 2 already into the top court of the land? These judges will have more impact on the 2nd, and for far more years in the future, than any president. Take a breather friend. This ban can be taken… Read more »

Oldmariine
Oldmariine
1 year ago
Reply to  David

Oldmarine >>> David I agree with you, criticizing Trump for making some adjustments in his plans is the same as going into Combat. Plans got out the window after the first shot. Anyone thinks they can do better then step up. Talk is cheap actions speak. You want to make a difference then go after the Oath breakers and your troubles will get a little more thin. All our problems come from Politicians, Public Servants and Judges that violate the Constitution and laws already on the books for many years. If anyone transgresses against the Constitution and I mean anyone,… Read more »

willy d
willy d
1 year ago

The NRA all together better get their act together, they keep pleading for money to fight these laws, all I see is how much money they are making and no action on taking down these 2nd Amendment rights, red flag, bump stocks, magazine capacity, and if it is a scary looking gun, it all boils down to they have totally dropped the ball, time for some big shake-ups at the NRA !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

HP
HP
1 year ago

“…provided they include strong due process protections, require mental health treatment, and include penalties against those who file frivolous charges to harass law-abiding citizens.”

Well, if this is adhered to, these things won’t be so bad. It’s the potential for authorities to ignore this type of stuff that is scary.

Clifffalling
Clifffalling
1 year ago

All states have these laws already, in one form or another. One of the primary differences with the new ones is confiscation first, adjudication later. But make no mistake LE can do this already with the court’s mandate.

Charlie Foxtrot
Charlie Foxtrot
1 year ago
Reply to  Clifffalling

Blatantly false!!! Extreme Risk Protection Orders (ERPOs) or “red flag laws” exist only in very few states. Thanks to the NRA, they will soon exist in every state. Thanks to people like you, who spread false information, no one will fight them because they think these laws already exist.

Mike
Mike
1 year ago

Currently, thirteen states have such legislation with more considering them! Just FYI!

joefoam
joefoam
1 year ago

I hope the NRA is getting the message on ERPOs. these laws are the worst thing that could happen to gun owners and the NRA will lose a lot of members for endorsing them.

Matt on Oklahoma
Matt on Oklahoma
1 year ago

This where President Trump stated “take the guns first then go to court”. THIS is what the NRA supports while sitting on their hands as new gun control is enacted unchallenged by them.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=30E5P12DVEk

Charlie Foxtrot
Charlie Foxtrot
1 year ago

In other words, “White House School Safety Commission Recommends Gun Confiscation”, see https://www.thetruthaboutguns.com/2018/12/luis-valdes/white-house-school-safety-commission-recommends-gun-confiscation/

Green Mtn. Boy
Green Mtn. Boy
1 year ago

Who cares what Wayne,Chris and company of Negotiating Rights Away has to say of anything as they have proven themselves complicit in the violation of the Constitution and specifically the Second Amendment.