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Republican Joe Scarborough: NRA is protecting gun manufacturers, not the Second Amendment

January 11, 2013

Can we just break through the BS?” Morning Joe host Joe Scarborough said on Friday’s Morning Joe. “This is not—for the NRA—about Second Amendment rights.This is about gun manufacturers making millions and millions and millions of dollars. This is about retailers making millions and millions and millions of dollars. Do you know how much money these people have made over the slaughter of 20 innocents in Newtown?

— Joe Scarborough, Morning Joe host, Republican Representative from the 1st district of Florida 1995-2001

©2013 By Jane C. Timm, @janestreet

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Supporting an NRA that fights for manufacturers instead of rights will be terrible for Republicans, Scarborough explained. “If we’re going to fight all these common sense gun measures, then we are a Republican party that’s headed for extinction,” he said.

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