Republican lawmakers have kept distance from NRA

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GOP keeps distance from NRA

Friday, April 5, 2013


Republican lawmakers have kept their distance from the National Rifle Association during the debate over gun laws in Congress, even as many have echoed the powerful lobby�s arguments against President Obama�s agenda.

While polls suggest more than half the country approves of the NRA, the aggressive approach by its outspoken vice president, Wayne LaPierre, has led to some criticism of the group � and claims by some Republicans that they could be hurt by association.

�The NRA has made it more difficult for members to vote with them based on their statements,� said former Rep. Chris Shays (R-Conn.), a centrist Republican who received an �F� rating from the group when he served in the House. �They look so stubborn, so out of touch with the mood of the country.�

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Read the whole article on The Hill.

Just how many Republican have distanced themselves from the NRA?? How may does the article name?? 2 or 3??

The vast majority votes WITH the NRA but just like the Democrats they have to play the part of the country they represent, There are quite a few Democrats that will vote WITH the NRA but they have not spoke up in SUPPORT of the NRA for the same reasons.

This article is doing the VERY SAME THING the Republicans and the Democrats are doing, it's speaking to their followers.
 

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The RINOs may have distanced themselves from the NRA, but the vast majority of Republicans have not. The resistance against all the recent gun control legislation has come from Republicans and a small number of Democrats that somehow got elected in red States and red districts.

This is as much a Democrat vs Republican issue as any other national issue today or in recent history. One party is speaking up for the 2nd Amendment. One party is not. It's that simple.
 

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Id bet a lot straddle the fence on how they vote & what they stick up for,$$$ & pork has this country in a fiscal mess along with 2nd amendment ?s as nothing is sacrad any more,look at the death of the traditional family values taking place & its in your face any time the tv is turned on :(
 
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