The newspaper articles refer to the speech of the week:
The NRA, of course, is more about protecting the manufacturers of guns and ammo than it is about the rights of hunters to keep their guns.
Kids are far more safe in schools in this country than anywhere else, including and especially their own homes.
The only reason we even heard of the Newtown shootings is because such shootings are extremely rare. I won't even touch on the class issue of these shootings happening in a more affluent area of the country than where most violent school incidents happen.
LaPierre's speech got this response from Lawrence O'Donnell: