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The NRA Is Not a Terrorist Organization

Updated on September 15, 2019
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Vivian uses a common sense approach to explore the social issues of today.

The radical Socialist Democratic Party wants your guns. Every 2020 presidential contender has crafted his or her own strategy to slowly disarm the American public, and the NRA is in their way.

Democratic Plans to Erode Gun Rights

Beto O’Rourke wants to ban assault weapons, bump stocks, silencers, high-capacity magazines, and trigger cranks, along with initiating a buyback program similar to Australia (which is a nice term for mandatory confiscation).

Kamala Harris threatens to take executive action on gun control if near universal background checks aren’t implemented, and she identifies a gun dealer as anyone who sells more than five guns each year for profit.

Joe Biden’s insane idea is to have smart guns that can only be fired by the person whose fingerprint is embedded in the gun. How could that idea possibly go wrong?

Bernie Sanders claims to offer a “middle ground” position on gun control, but his plans also include background checks, banning of assault weapons, closing gun show loopholes, and opposing the NRA.

Elizabeth Warren’s stance exceeds all of her challengers combined. In addition to red flag laws, executive action, and previously mentioned policies, she proposes eliminating the filibuster to pass gun legislation, creating a federal gun registry, limiting how many guns people are permitted to purchase, raising the legal age for gun ownership to 21, holding gun manufacturers liable, raising taxes on guns and ammunition so high no one can afford them, and investing $100 million annually into gun research.

Her plan should shock you. Are car manufacturers held liable when someone causes a traffic accident with one of their vehicles? Holding gun manufacturers liable and raising taxes on the guns and ammo is a coordinated plot to drive manufacturers out of business. You retain your Second Amendment right on paper, but no one is making the guns and ammo to sell you anymore.

Every candidate from the 2020 Democrat clown car has similar measures planned.

“Common Sense” Gun Legislation Is a Ploy

When Democrats say they are seeking a common sense approach to gun control, they are appealing to the average Joe’s sense of reason. After all, don’t we all want less mass shootings? Isn’t keeping guns out of the hands of criminals and the mentally ill a good idea? Democrats try to lure you aboard the bulldozer that is effectively leveling our Second Amendment Right. To Dems, the common sense solution to gun control is taking away all guns.

The Library of Congress conducted a study of 27 countries and found no correlation between gun restrictions and lower crime—just the opposite. In areas where guns are heavily restricted, like Canada and Germany, higher rates of homicide by gun were reported than other countries with more lenient standards.

Maurice Hill is a typical example. A convicted felon, Hill was forbidden to own a firearm; however, that didn’t stop him from shooting six policemen in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in an hours-long standoff that was sparked when law enforcement attempted to serve a warrant at his residence.

According to the Bureau of Justice Statistics, felons who get their hands on guns acquire them through theft, the black market, or acquaintances. No gun control measure would deter a bad actor from acquiring and abusing a firearm.

The Firearm Owners’ Protection Act of 1986 prohibits a universal, national gun registry. It is illegal to maintain a database linking guns directly to their owners. Why is this important?

To answer that question, we must remind ourselves why our founding fathers included the Second Amendment in our Bill of Rights. While guns are good for hunting and self-defense, our forefathers included the provision to protect us from a tyrannical government.

Words of Warning From Our Forefathers

Our founding fathers had firsthand experience fighting against tyranny to secure freedom and independence. They formulated a Constitution that would protect and spare future generations from repeating history. Despite their ironclad checks and balances, they knew the threat of tyranny would be ever present and that patriots must forever stand guard for our liberty.

The right of citizens to bear arms is just one guarantee against arbitrary government, one more safeguard against the tyranny which now appears remote in America, but which historically has proved to be always possible.--Hubert Humphrey

Yes, tyranny once seemed remote in America, but bi-partisanship appears dead. Democrats have taken a hard left turn and have decided they prefer big government controlling all aspects of the citizenry. In their lust for power and domination, they have forgotten they are working for us, and they forge ahead with their own socialist agenda with zero regard for American citizens.

Experience hath shewn, that even under the best forms of government those entrusted with power have, in time, and by slow operations, perverted it into tyranny.—Thomas Jefferson

I believe there are more instances of the abridgement of freedom of the people by gradual and silent encroachments by those in power than by violent and sudden usurpations.—James Madison

Gun control is one of those “slow operations” and “silent encroachments” Jefferson and Madison could have been referencing because all the powerful players in the Democratic Party are trying to erode this freedom bit by bit, and the ultimate end is tyranny.

[Our Constitution] is an instrument for the people to restrain the government.—Patrick Henry

The only recourse our republic has to restrain a government from shredding our Constitution and replacing it with a communist manifesto, like the Green New Deal, is another revolutionary war, and we need our guns to be effective. Democratic leaders know this, which is why they are keen on getting them out of our hands.

Hitler did the same thing the Democrats are now attempting. The Nazi regime created a gun registry, and Jews were barred from owning guns, making them sitting ducks for the pending holocaust.

Registration always leads to confiscation.

John Adams issued this chilling warning: Remember, democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. There never was a democracy yet that did not commit suicide.

Moderate Democrats no longer exist, so voting for Democrats would be national suicide.

NRA Deemed a Terrorist Organization in San Francisco Resolution

How would you characterize a terrorist?

You might consider September 11, 2001, when radical Islamic terrorists hijacked planes to crash into the Twin Towers and the Pentagon, with another on course to strike the White House. Congresswoman Ilhan Omar referred to this national tragedy as “some people did something.” The New York Times recalled 9/11 as a time when “airplanes took aim” at the Twin Towers.

Maybe you recall the husband and wife team in San Bernadino opening fire at an office Christmas party in an ISIS inspired attack. President Obama called this “workplace violence.”

Remember when 50 people were killed in Orlando by another Muslim radical who had pledged his allegiance to ISIS? Democrats banded together and collectively refused to identify people like them as radical Islamic terrorists and opted instead to use other euphemisms to skirt reality.

Let’s not forget all the beheading videos conducted by Jihadi John, the Jordanian pilot who was burned alive, or the image of the 16 Ethiopian Christians along the beach in Libya being shot in the head execution style.

That is terrorism.

Have you seen the NRA commit such violent assaults on humanity?

Our FBI defines domestic terrorism as acts “perpetrated by individuals and/or groups inspired by or associated with primarily U.S.-based movements that espouse extremist ideologies of a political, religious, social, racial, or environmental nature.” The NRA hardly fits that description.

In fact, the NRA stands in the gap as the biggest protector of our Second Amendment right. Despite the NRA being the “premier firearms education organization in the world,” the radical Democratic Party, their fascist media arm, and their out-of-touch celebrity supporters (all flanked with bodyguards) deem the NRA a terrorist threat.

The San Francisco resolution states that the NRA “promotes extremist positions.”

Since when did our constitutional rights become extremist positions?

Without calling it a boycott, San Francisco pushed the issue further by encouraging all government agencies to stop patronizing businesses that also do business with the NRA. Maybe San Francisco should put forth as much effort in combating its rampant homelessness, drug abuse, and crime infested streets than attacking an organization that defends our civil liberties.

What Does This Say About NRA’s 5 Million Members?

If you are one of the NRA’s five million members, you are, by extension, a domestic terrorist, according to most on the radical Left.

Since the Left has labeled all Trump supporters as white supremacists, racists, bigots, and the like, they needed a term to encompass gun owners in their true Nazi fascist style.

Here’s how the NRA responded to San Francisco’s outlandish action:

The NRA isn’t Hamas, al-Qaeda, Hezbollah, the Taliban, or Al-Shabaab. The NRA isn’t MS-13 or Antifa. The NRA is comprised of patriots from all walks of life—doctors, teachers, lawyers, farmers—law-abiding gun owners who won’t back down from the enemies of our freedom.

Democrats Are Master Manipulators

Leaders in the Democratic Communist Party have made it clear if they gain a majority in Congress and the White House, guns will either be phased out legislatively or by executive action. They don’t care if means shredding the Bill of Rights, and they don’t care what you have to say about it.

In the meantime, they have pressured retailers like Walmart and Kroger to stop selling guns and ammunition. Sure you can still buy guns, Dems assert, but if your access to guns and ammunition is methodically eliminated and taxes are raised high enough to run gun shops out of business, your Second Amendment rights will have been infringed.

We either have a Second Amendment right to own and bear arms, or we don’t. There’s no wiggle room here to blur the lines.

Why Aren’t Democrats Worried About Other Dangerous Trends?

Fast food consumption is a big problem in the U.S. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that by 2020, nearly 75% of Americans will be overweight or obese. It’s hard to believe the number could exponentially jump that high from the current 53% of overweight adults and children, but Democrats aren’t concerned. If they implement the Green New Deal, you won’t be allowed to have those fast food burgers anyway. Plus, you can’t overthrow the government by pelting D.C. with stale fries.

Research has proven the negative impact excess time on social media has on screen junkies, but the Dems aren’t concerned. You can’t defeat their tyranny with a snarky tweet.

Access to sodas hasn’t been restricted even though these sugary beverages are linked to a greater risk for cancer. Dems are only hysterical about straw usage. Apparently, straws are a far more dangerous than we first thought and might be our first line of defense in a revolutionary war.

Democrats aren’t worried about piled syringes in their jurisdictions, human defecation spreading typhoid and disease through their communities, or babies being murdered after birth while their body parts are harvested by Planned Parenthood. They aren’t concerned by illegal felons crossing our border after being deported multiple times, even when they continue to rape and kill residents of the sanctuary cities in which they hide and hook our youth on drugs.

Liberals do get very upset though if you accidentally kill a pit bull that might have eaten your face off and will demand the severest penalty. Just ask Huynh Toquoc from Long Island.

What’s Wrong With Red Flag Laws?

On the surface, red flag laws sound reasonable. Red flag laws allow police or family members to report people to the state who own firearms and might be a danger to society.

The big problem with red flag laws is they eliminate due process. Instead of being innocent until proven guilty, guns are confiscated from the “suspect,” who then has to incur court and attorney fees during a long process to prove his innocence before his guns can be returned.

Do you see where this could lead? The Left is never content with compromise. For each concession they gain, they demand still another. In time, anyone who opposes the radical Left—all conservatives--could be deemed “dangerous.”

It’s not a far-fetched notion. John Avlon from CNN’s “Reality Check” segment claims “right wingers” are a larger problem than “jihadist terrorists.”

Guns Stop Bad Guys and Tyrants

Guns save more lives than they take. Click here to educate yourself on the statistics that demonstrate guns reduce crime.

Mental Health

The Left fails to investigate or acknowledge the impact of mental health on gun abuse. When radicals point out that gun deaths have risen, they fail to explain that suicide accounts for most of it, with suicide now being the 10th leading cause of death in the U.S. In 2017, the C.D.C. reported that 60% of gun deaths were suicides, and 37% were homicides. This tracks historically as well.

Connor Betts, the Dayton shooter, was suspended in high school for having a hit list of people he wanted to rape and hurt. His ex-girlfriend revealed Betts was fascinated with shooting sprees and admitted to her that he was bipolar and had obsessive-compulsive disorder. These are the “red flags” we need to consider.

The link between mental health and firearm misuse is largely ignored by the Democrats and the media because it’s an inconvenient truth that shoots bullet holes (pun intended) into their demand for gun control initiatives.

Let’s not forget the Left doesn’t take issue with men using women’s restrooms or people picking newly invented genders and pronouns, so clearly they aren’t a reliable authority when it comes to addressing the mentally ill.

Join the NRA

The NRA is all-American tough and they are fighting for your right to protect yourself from a tyrannical government run by radical Leftists with a proven track record of corruption. The NRA is a powerful force to be reckoned with, and we need their muscle to fight leftist radicals bent on Venezuelan-style socialism.

To join the NRA, visit home.nra.org.

Follow them on Facebook www.facebook.com/NRA/

Visit them on Twitter twitter.com/NRA

Our right to own and bear arms must not be infringed. Ronald Reagan warned:

Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn't pass it to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same, or one day we will spend our sunset years telling our children and our children's children what it was once like in the United States where men were free.

© 2019 Vivian Coblentz

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    • Annkf profile image

      Betty A F 

      4 weeks ago from Florida

      Noelle, yes! Let's demand that he turn over his skateboard(and his dresses and hair bows!) I've seen the pictures. lol

    • Noelle7 profile imageAUTHOR

      Vivian Coblentz 

      4 weeks ago

      Betty,

      Ha! I like you comparing Beto to AOC! You are right--they are so alike!

      Mike Huckabee tweeted this funny remark:

      "Dozens are killed every year on skateboards. Thousands injured. Hey Beto! Heck yes, we're going to take your SKATEBOARD!"

    • Annkf profile image

      Betty A F 

      4 weeks ago from Florida

      Vivian,

      Thank you, I shared it on Twitter. Several of my followers are NRA supporters, and I'm sure they'll appreciate this article.

      Beto O'Rourke is the male version of AOC. He still has very low approval ratings. Let's hope their all voted out in 2020.

      Happy Monday.

    • Noelle7 profile imageAUTHOR

      Vivian Coblentz 

      4 weeks ago

      A B,

      Yes, it's truly amazing that the Left is clearly voicing their plans to take away our freedom and no longer even trying to hide their true intentions. You would have to be totally blind or completely ignorant not to see what is happening here. This power grab should scare the crap out of every American.

    • Noelle7 profile imageAUTHOR

      Vivian Coblentz 

      4 weeks ago

      Readmikenow,

      You are right...the law-abiding citizens are the ones who get punished unfairly while those bent on destruction always find a means to do the evil they intend to do. All gun legislation does is make the majority of people sitting ducks.

      Your comment left out the official logo.."I'm Readmikenow, and I am the NRA." LOL!

    • abwilliams profile image

      A B Williams 

      4 weeks ago from Central Florida

      Great job on this Vivian.

      I’m not sure which shocked me more, when the libs in San Francisco deemed the NRA a terrorist organization or when Beto spilled the beans telling us what they ALL want what they really, really want... “Hell yes we are going to take your AR-15.” (for the record, when he was running for the Texas Senate, he was saying the complete opposite) Texans dodged a bullet there!!

      Either way we know where the left stands and it’s not with the people... not by a long shot!

      If they aren’t for us, there’s only one other place they can be...against us!

    • Readmikenow profile image

      Readmikenow 

      4 weeks ago

      Good article. I talk about this all the time with people and family members. One side is like me, an avid firearms owner and supporter. The other side is of the Beto O'Rourke mindset. I always point out that of all the mass shootings, none of them were done by a member of the NRA. I also say gun legislation will be as effective as legislation to battle illegal drugs. If you think you make a law and it is automatically obeyed by all, you are living in a fantasy world. Gun legislation only punishes the law abiding. So, I don't see an end to this argument. I've never heard an argument to change my mind. Enjoyed reading this. FYI NRA member.

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      Frankie Olvera 

      4 weeks ago from NYC

      well said!

    • Noelle7 profile imageAUTHOR

      Vivian Coblentz 

      4 weeks ago

      Pamela,

      You hit it when you said we need to watch those who demonstrate dangerous behavior in their youth. The father of a Parkland shooting victim wrote a book called "Why Meadow Died," and he explains how the shooter showed clear signs of dangerous behavior but was never properly dealt with.

      Thanks for taking the time to comment!

    • Noelle7 profile imageAUTHOR

      Vivian Coblentz 

      4 weeks ago

      Betty,

      Yes, the Left isn't even trying to hide their intentions anymore. Did you see Beto O'Rourke heatedly promising to come after your various kinds of guns? He said they were meant to be weapons of war on a war field. Precisely! That's why we need them--in case we have to fight the government!

      I would be honored if you shared the article on social media. Thank-you for doing that, Betty!

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      Pamela Oglesby 

      4 weeks ago from Sunny Florida

      I think this is a good article Vivian, about the problems we have and may have in the future. Socialism is not the answer. The NRA is certainly not a terrorist organization. That is just stupid!

      I do think we need to use the background checks we have right now more carefully. I also think that if a teen is acting out saying he wants to shoot someone, pretending to shoot someone with his hand, drawing swaztikas, etc. then they should be kept in a system to at least track their behavior even after they get 18 years old.

      Gun control would not work as only the criminals and police would have guns. This is a good article about the pitfalls of the way the Democrats are pushing us.

    • Annkf profile image

      Betty A F 

      4 weeks ago from Florida

      Vivian, this is another excellent article. I heard about CA wanting to designate the NRA a "terrorist," organization. The democrats really are master manipulators.

      The study of nations with more strict gun laws having higher homicide rates was great example of why gun control doesn't work. Chicago has some of the most strict gun laws in the US, and we can see how that's worked out.

      "If you are one of the NRA’s five million members, you are, by extension, a domestic terrorist, according to most on the radical Left.

      Since the Left has labeled all Trump supporters as white supremacists, racists, bigots, and the like, they needed a term to encompass gun owners in their true Nazi fascist style."

      That sums it up. I really don't believe that what the laws that the left are attempting to push about "terrorists." They, a long with the MSM have already labeled most Trump supporters as extremists, as you pointed out.

      I love the line about pelting DC with "stale french fries."

      Would you mind if I shared a link to this on my social media?

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