NRA President: 'Gun Control Advocates Were Ready' for Newtown Massacre
2:55 PM, Mar 26, 2013 • By DANIEL HALPER
In an interview with the Huffington Post, National Rifle Association president David Keene says that "Gun control advocates were ready" for the Newtown school massacre.
"Gun control advocates were ready," Keene tells the liberal website. "Newtown gave them the chance to do just that. They launched their current anti-gun campaign even before the kids and teachers who died in that tragedy had been buried. [Democratic] Senator [Dianne] Feinstein [of California], who had her new assault weapons bill in a drawer, pulled it out. The president and vice president went after guns. Their question was not 'What can we do to prevent gun crime or mass murders?' but 'What can we do about guns?'"
Keene says that he believes (and always believed) the gun issue was a big part of the 2012 election, even if it didn't seem like it at the time:
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