NRA President Bashes Critics at Press Conference

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Are More Guns the Answer?

Speaking at a press conference on Friday, National Rifle Association Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre placed the blame on mass shootings like last week’s tragedy in Newtown, Connecticut, on insufficient gun control laws and violence in the media and video games. Keep reading for a look at LaPierre’s most contentious comments (based on the NRA's transcripts of his remarks).  Britt Middleton

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