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Monday, May 2, 2016

NRA Takes On President Over Social Security Gun Ban

As President Barack Obama pushes a plan to curtail Second Amendment rights for some who are on Social Security, the National Rifle Association continues to alert Americans about the threat to freedom.

“The president’s fixation on Social Security recipients is just another distraction from his failure to address the underlying issues of violent crime and suicide,” said Jennifer Baker, director of NRA-ILA Public Affairs. “As this president makes it harder for law-abiding citizens to exercise their individual right to self-defense, his own administration is releasing criminals convicted of gun crimes back onto the street and prosecuting 40 percent less firearm crimes than the previous administration. 

“President Obama’s focus on denying disability beneficiaries their fundamental Second Amendment rights while giving criminals a free pass is embarrassing and shameful.”