National Rifle Association Releases Statement On Newtown Shooting
4:38 PM EST, December 18, 2012
The National Rifle Association released a statement Tuesday afternoonin response to the Newtown Elementary school shooting.
Below is a copy of the statement:
The National Rifle Association of America is made up of four million moms and dads, sons and daughters – and we were shocked, saddened and heartbroken by the news of the horrific and senseless murders in Newtown. Out of respect for the families, and as a matter of common decency, we have given time for mourning, prayer and a full investigation of the facts before commenting. The NRA is prepared to offer meaningful contributions to help make sure this never happens again. The NRA is planning to hold a major news conference in the Washington, DC area on Friday, December 21. Details will be released to the media at the appropriate time. -NRA-