An Appeal to NRA Members at a Pivotal Moment in Our Gun Debate

To the members of the National Rifle Association, we'd like to say welcome to Dallas. You are among the nation's most passionate defenders of gun rights and visit us at an urgent moment in our history.Our request of you — the 80,000 NRA members visiting our city — is to pay careful attention to the debate raging around you. We urge you not to tune out external voices and allow your leadership to turn the NRA into a shrinking caricature of an advocacy group.Americans' increasing anxiety over gun crime — and particularly mass shootings — has given you a unique spotlight for your annual meeting. That's especially true with President Donald Trump joining you for a second consecutive year. The question is, how will you use that spotlight?  Continue reading...

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