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San Francisco council calls NRA 'domestic terrorist organisation

 

The San Francisco city government has formally labelled the pro-gun lobbyist National Rifle Association (NRA) a "domestic terrorist organisation".

The condemnation of the most powerful gun-ownership advocacy group in the US was unanimously passed on Tuesday by the San Francisco Board of Supervisors.

It follows a shooting attack against the Gilroy Garlic Festival, south of the city, which killed three in July.

Democrats have often blamed the NRA's rhetoric for fuelling mass shootings.

The resolution says the US is "plagued by an epidemic of gun violence" and accuses the NRA of using "its considerable wealth and organisation strength to promote gun ownership and incite gun owners to acts of violence".

"All countries have violent and hateful people, but only in America do we give them ready access to assault weapons and large-capacity magazines, thanks, in large part, to the National Rifle Association's influence," the resolution says.

The bill also urges the city and county to reconsider its relationship with companies that do business with the NRA.

 

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-49574445

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9 minutes ago, vinny_in_vancouver said:

As much as I don't like the NRA, imho, calling them terrorists confuses and potentially devalues the word 'terrorism'.

 

The National Rifle Association (NRA) is more a political lobby than sportsmen's organization. It has spent over $3 million per year since 2013 to keep gun policies in an antiquated state despite the fact that  more Americans have died from gun violence (over 1.5 million) than from all the wars since the Revolution, and now want some form of gun control. A sensible reading of the 2nd Amendment would restrict purchase of equipment designed for mass murder: large clips, military grade semi-and fully automatic rifles, and ammunition for the same, which could be as easily tracked as over-the-counter medication. Yet none of it will be regulated while the NRA effectively controls the GOP. While not a branch of government, the NRA has enormous impact on American life by coercing politicians and voters with money and intimidation, and restricting our safety and public health. 

 

 

https://www.change.org/p/declare-nra-a-supporter-of-domestic-terrorism

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31 minutes ago, kingofsurrey said:

The National Rifle Association (NRA) is more a political lobby than sportsmen's organization. It has spent over $3 million per year since 2013 to keep gun policies in an antiquated state despite the fact that  more Americans have died from gun violence (over 1.5 million) than from all the wars since the Revolution, and now want some form of gun control. A sensible reading of the 2nd Amendment would restrict purchase of equipment designed for mass murder: large clips, military grade semi-and fully automatic rifles, and ammunition for the same, which could be as easily tracked as over-the-counter medication. Yet none of it will be regulated while the NRA effectively controls the GOP. While not a branch of government, the NRA has enormous impact on American life by coercing politicians and voters with money and intimidation, and restricting our safety and public health. 

 

 

https://www.change.org/p/declare-nra-a-supporter-of-domestic-terrorism

Wow, that isn’t biased at all.

 

The NRA exists because american’s want the 2nd amendment, not because they control the government. Just like how planned parenthood exists because people want abortions.

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1 hour ago, vinny_in_vancouver said:

As much as I don't like the NRA, imho, calling them terrorists confuses and potentially devalues the word 'terrorism'.

Yup.  Pure ignorance on the part of the SF board, but then I'm not surprised.  Does this really score them any political points they didn't already have?

 

I guess whatever they need to distract themselves from their poop issues and real estate price problem, eh?

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31 minutes ago, mpt said:

Wow, that isn’t biased at all.

 

The NRA exists because american’s want the 2nd amendment, not because they control the government. Just like how planned parenthood exists because people want abortions.

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2 hours ago, mpt said:

San Fran needs to call the pooping problem domestic terrorism.

Give it time and they'll find a way to blame Trump for their self-inflicted wounds and their inability to keep their own streets clean. Perhaps its time to label the SF political cartel a terrorist organization!

 

 

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3 hours ago, kingofsurrey said:

San Francisco council calls NRA 'domestic terrorist organisation

 

The San Francisco city government has formally labelled the pro-gun lobbyist National Rifle Association (NRA) a "domestic terrorist organisation".

The condemnation of the most powerful gun-ownership advocacy group in the US was unanimously passed on Tuesday by the San Francisco Board of Supervisors.

It follows a shooting attack against the Gilroy Garlic Festival, south of the city, which killed three in July.

Democrats have often blamed the NRA's rhetoric for fuelling mass shootings.

The resolution says the US is "plagued by an epidemic of gun violence" and accuses the NRA of using "its considerable wealth and organisation strength to promote gun ownership and incite gun owners to acts of violence".

"All countries have violent and hateful people, but only in America do we give them ready access to assault weapons and large-capacity magazines, thanks, in large part, to the National Rifle Association's influence," the resolution says.

The bill also urges the city and county to reconsider its relationship with companies that do business with the NRA.

 

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-49574445

A big swing...and even bigger miss.  With friends like this, the Democrats don't need enemies! They practically just handed 2020 to Trump. 

 

Stay tuned....Trump response at 11!

 

 

 

 

 

 

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There is no other country that the US compares more closely to than Canada, in so many ways.  But we don't have the NRA or the belief that he have to have it written into our constitution that it is our right to all own guns, and we don't have anywhere near the amount of gun violence that the US has. Why is it so hard for them to understand that if they  took the same attitude that we have towards guns, their number of guns deaths would decrease dramatically?

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" Moving from California to Colorado was a great thing for me. I kind of got sick of the Bay Area, the attitudes of the people there, a little bit. They talk about how diverse they are, and things like that, and it's fine if you're diverse like them. There was just a… I don't know… I felt that there was an elitist attitude there — that if you weren't their way politically, their way environmentally, all of that, that you were looked down upon. "  James Hetfield

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8 hours ago, Kragar said:

Yup.  Pure ignorance on the part of the SF board, but then I'm not surprised.  Does this really score them any political points they didn't already have?

 

I guess whatever they need to distract themselves from their poop issues and real estate price problem, eh?

Had to read about SF’s poop issues.  It’s sick.  Human poop all over the place.  

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6 hours ago, ItsAllOursBoys said:

And Democrat/Socialist billionaire George Soros and major players in the Democrat party fund and support the "ultra-violent leftist group" Antifa....

 

https://capitalresearch.org/article/origins-of-antifa/

 

Would rather support the NRA and have a gun to protect myself and my family than to be left defenseless against useful idiots - the leftists wanna-be thugs roaming the streets, whoring themselves out to do the dirty work of their political pimps.

Are you seriously comparing the death / violence impacted  by the NRA to the Antifa... ?   Wow, that is amazing .  Do you even follow the mass shooting trend in the USA ?  Do you read a newspaper / online or print -  or watch the news ?

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7 hours ago, ItsAllOursBoys said:

And Democrat/Socialist billionaire George Soros and major players in the Democrat party fund and support the "ultra-violent leftist group" Antifa....

 

https://capitalresearch.org/article/origins-of-antifa/

 

Would rather support the NRA and have a gun to protect myself and my family than to be left defenseless against useful idiots - the leftists wanna-be thugs roaming the streets, whoring themselves out to do the dirty work of their political pimps.

Yes...because believing a "podcast" that speaks glowingly and severely about the "dark money cabal" and birthing programs of the liberal elite in America is totally worth believing.

 

As for doing what to themselves.  I guess you're not on the side that is against fascism or nazis but instead are on the side of these "fine people"

 

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