April 16, 2008 – Ucs News — The National Rife Association organized a vigil Wednesday, April 16, for victims of last year’s shootings at Virginia Tech. NRA members and gun rights activists gathered on Carnahan Quad for song, verse and prayer to help america remember that guns don’t kill people, people kill people.
According to NRA President John C. Sigler , The Virginia Tech shooting is another sad reason to continue the fight for America’s gun rights. “I feel for the victims families, but the lose of life has only steeled the NRA’s resolve to make automatic firing assault weapons available to all Americans.”
Critics of the NRA content the NRA should not focus just on the tragic events that occurred at Virginia Tech. The National Rife Association should instead be working to heal the other 35 communities in the US that have witnessed the horror school shootings since 1966.
Critics of the group have also asked the NRA to help tackle the real problem. “People”.