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NRA Flexes Political Muscle in Gun Control Fighti
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December 21, 2012 7:05 PM
The National Rifle Association (NRA), which promotes gun ownership and the constitutional American right to bear arms, is a powerful voice against gun control in the United States. It successfully opposed efforts to reinstate a ban on assault weapons which expired in 2004 and now faces a new challenge after the Connecticut school shootings. VOA's Chris Simkins reports.

NRA Flexes Political Muscle in Gun Control Fight

Published December 21, 2012

The National Rifle Association (NRA), which promotes gun ownership and the constitutional American right to bear arms, is a powerful voice against gun control in the United States. It successfully opposed efforts to reinstate a ban on assault weapons which expired in 2004 and now faces a new challenge after the Connecticut school shootings. VOA's Chris Simkins reports.