NRA on Scalia Death: One Justice Away from a Supreme Court Assault on 2nd Amendment Rights


Gun rights groups like the National Rifle Association said that conservative Justice Antonin Scalia's death Saturday puts gun rights on the line.

RIP #Scalia. Thank you for your unwavering tenacity in defense of the U.S. Constitution.— NRA (@NRA) February 13, 2016

"We are one justice away from a Supreme Court that would harm our Second Amendment rights," said the NRA.

The organization plans to spend over $20 million on the upcoming election to push gun rights and is concerned about the ages of court justices, believing the the next president will have a chance at choosing the four judges.

"In my view, all the chips are on the table in this election because the impact is who gets the Supreme Court," said the NRA's chief, Allan D. Cors in an interview with Secrets this month. Read More

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