NRA Warns of Leftist Donors Attacking Second Amendment After 2016

The National Rife Association’s Wayne LaPierre told NRA members and gun owners that they are responsible for the success of the 2016 Election, but he warns of those who are pouring millions of dollars to eradicate Second Amendment rights.

LaPierre applauds Second Amendment supporters and says that they were not distracted by the fires set by the opponents during the historic presidential election.

The disgraceful media attempted to manipulate your emotions. They tried to suppress your enthusiasm, your speech, your vote. But you would not be distracted from the core freedom that was truly at stake-and for that, you deserve the gratitude of the entire nation. You proved the founders right: that the ultimate check and balance in this country is the American people.

He emphasizes, “You did this. Don’t let anybody else tell you otherwise.”

The NRA vice president and chief executive officer warned members in the statement and a video, “Let me remove all doubt: gun owners made this election happen. Hillary Clinton, made her hatred for the Second Amendment a central issue of this campaign and as a result of that fatal mistake, she is on permanent political vacation.”

He said the same sense of urgency and focus must now be used in the fight for freedom and gun rights. The same pundits, pollsters, and others are working to try to take away those rights he forewarned.

LaPierre cautioned, “We also face a growing group of anti-Second Amendment elitist billionaires, led by George Soros and Michael Bloomberg. By pouring hundreds of millions of dollars into state and local elections, they have succeeded in confusing many voters into believing clever labeling like ‘universal background checks’ and so-called ‘common sense’ schemes will make a difference in the safety and security of our communities.”

The leader of the organization said, “The truth is, the anti-gun billionaires have only one goal: the absolute eradication of the Second Amendment freedom for the average American citizen. Not for their security forces, their families and themselves. But for you: the everyday American who stormed the polls in an act of ultimate defiance of the elites. They will continue to enjoy the support of an openly dishonest media that truly hates your right to speak, your right to worship and your right to vote. And most of all, your right to keep and bear arms.”

He says, “The truth is, the anti-gun billionaires have only one goal: the absolute eradication of the Second Amendment freedom for the average American citizen. Not for their security forces, their families and themselves. But for you: the everyday American who stormed the polls in an act of ultimate defiance of the elites. They will continue to enjoy the support of an openly dishonest media that truly hates your right to speak, your right to worship and your right to vote. And most of all, your right to keep and bear arms.”

He noted that President Obama has over the last eight straight years flooded the judiciary with 300 anti-gun members of the judiciary, and he called “for protections that stop the tyrannical erosion of gun rights in states and cities where corrupt leaders use their political power to abuse the rights of American citizens. I’m talking about a deceitful web of gun bans, ammo bans, magazine bans, exorbitant fees and taxes, and registration schemes-all designed to undermine the meaning of the Second Amendment and the Supreme Court decisions that uphold it.”

The NRA expended more than $20 million in the election and LaPierre urges those watching his video or reading his statement to join the NRA or upgrade their membership. He tells viewers: “You have proven to be up to the challenge.”

Lana Shadwick is a contributing writer and legal analyst for Breitbart Texas. She has served as a prosecutor and associate judge in Texas. Follow her on Twitter @LanaShadwick2.


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