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NRA Joins In Day Of Mourning
Friday, April 20, 2007
The National Rifle Association joins the entire country in expressing our deepest condolences to the families of Virginia Tech, and to all who have been affected by this horrible tragedy. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the families and friends who lost loved ones to this senseless act.

This is a time for people to grieve, to mourn, and to heal. This is not a time for political discussions or public policy debates.

Virginia Governor Tim Kaine has declared today a day of mourning; as a Virginia based organization, we respect and abide by this declaration.

We will participate in this discussion at an appropriate time. In the interim, our thoughts and prayers continue to be with the victims, their families, and the entire Virginia Tech community.

Missouri Governor Matt Blunt Signs
Emergency Powers Protection Into Law At NRA Annual Meeting

St. Louis, MO—Governor Matt Blunt signed into law a fundamental protection against gun confiscation during declared states of emergencies. The bill signing ceremony took place at NRA's Opening Celebration Friday afternoon at the America’s Center in St. Louis. "Thanks to Governor Blunt for championing freedom and law and order," said Chris W. Cox, NRA's chief lobbyist.

The Most Sweeping Gun Ban Ever Introduced In Congress
McCarthy Bill Bans Millions More Guns Than The Clinton Gun Ban

On Feb. 14, 2007, Representative Carolyn McCarthy (D-N.Y.) introduced H.R. 1022, a bill with the stated purpose, “to reauthorize the assault weapons ban, and for other purposes.”

D.C. Gun Ban Ruled Unconstitutional,
Violates Individual Right To Own A Gun 
The U.S. Court of Appeals today affirmed that the Second Amendment of the Constitution protects an inherent, individual right to bear arms. Today’s ruling should have a positive impact on the current D.C. gun ban, the National Rifle Association is fighting to overcome.

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