When President Donald Trump met with lawmakers at the end of February to discuss “school and community safety,” he chided his fellow Republicans for being “afraid” of the National Rifle Association. Now that Trump has revealed his proposal for addressing gun violence in schools, it’s clear that he’s the one who was afraid.
NRA spokesperson Dana Loesch may enjoy pretending that she’s tough, but a journalist who also owns guns is calling Loesch out in a essay that has quickly gone viral. Linda Tirado, author of Hand to Mouth: Living in Bootstrap America, has some strong words for Loesch in a piece she wrote for the Daily Beast,
In the midst of a PR crisis, the National Rifle Association released a new promotional video in which prominent spokeswoman Dana Loesch goes on the defensive against “Hollywood phonies,” athletes who sit during the national anthem, journalists and almost everyone who has become critical of the massive gun lobbying group following the Parkland, Florida, school
Georgia Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle (R) on Monday threatened Delta after the airline cut ties with the National Rifle Association. Cagle tweeted that he will block any tax legislation that benefits Delta Airlines.
After the fatal shooting of her fellow classmates, Emma González rose as a voice in support of stronger gun legislation. Since becoming the face of a movement, she’s surpassed the National Rifle Association in at least one area.