National Rifle Association of America

Policy Prescriptions: Clinton and Trump on guns

If there was ever an issue underscoring the differences between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, it's gun rights.

Trump, the GOP presidential nominee, is a lifelong member of the National Rifle Association who believes the Second Amendment provides an absolute right to buy and own firearms. Democrat Clinton has advocated limiting the sales and possession of guns.

Both claim their approach as an answer to the gun violence that is a top concern of Americans — from terror attacks and mass shootings to the proliferation of guns on city streets.

Trump's acceptance speech at the Republican convention heavily backed law enforcement in a tough-on-crime message to...