By David Codrea
U.S.A. – -(Ammoland.com)-The American Association of Retired Persons has been relatively silent on guns in recent years. Following exposure in American Rifleman back in 2013 detailing AARP support for disarmament edicts, someone at the top may have decided a low profile will drive away fewer members.
While not exactly buried, it does take a bit of digging on the AARP website to locate the association’s Policy Book, and then to narrow it down further to find its position on guns:
“Congress should eliminate gaps in and strengthen enforcement of the Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act and other federal gun laws. States should enact legislation to eliminate gaps in and strengthen enforcement of federal and state gun laws, particularly with regard to possession by juveniles, convicted domestic abusers, and those under domestic violence restraining orders.”
“Other federal gun laws” sure leaves a lot of leeway. And note assurances of due process are conspicuously absent from the advocacy for prior restraint infringements.
Another factor also merits attention: <a target="_blank" href="https://www.opensecrets.org/orgs/recips.php?cycle=2018&id=D000023726" …Read the Rest