Here’s Why The NRA Endorsed Donald Trump
By Bob Owens
The Washington Post does not appear very happy that the National Rifle Association officially endorsed Donald Trump for President, just moments before the Republican Presidential candidate took the stage at the NRA-ILA Leadership Forum (sponsored by Townhall Media/Bearing Arms) on Friday.
Donald Trump — who just a few years ago praised President Obama’s appeal for stronger gun control after the mass shooting in Newtown, Conn. — was endorsed and embraced by the National Rifle Association on Friday, completing his rapid transformation into a fierce pro-gun advocate.
Instead of detailing his own positions on gun rights issues at a political forum attended by thousands of NRA members, Trump told the crowd that Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton would “abolish the Second Amendment” and then release violent criminals from prison, not caring that innocent citizens would be unable to protect themselves.
“Hillary wants to disarm vulnerable Americans in high-crime neighborhoods,” Trump said. “Whether it’s a young single mom in Florida or a grandmother in Ohio, Hillary wants them to be defenseless, wants to take away any chance they have of survival. . . . And that’s why we’re going …Read the Rest
Source:: Bearing Arms