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NRA Chief Singles Out Sen. Murphy During Speech At CPAC

NRA Chief Singles Out Sen. Murphy During Speech At CPAC

Speaking at the Conservative Political Action Conference Thursday, Wayne LaPierre, CEO of the National Rifle Association, singled out Sen. Chris Murphy for politicizing the mass shooting at a Florida high school last week with his calls for stricter gun laws.

“In the midst of genuine grief, in an understandable passion, as millions of Americans searched for meaningful solutions, what do we find? Chris Murphy, Nancy Pelosi and more, cheered on by the national media, eager to blame the NRA and call for even more government control," LaPierre said. “They hate the NRA, they hate the Second Amendment, they hate individual freedom.”

Murphy, who was elected to the Senate a month...

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