ABC's This Week: A Tone-Deaf Grover Norquist Wades Into The Wrong Side of Gun Control Debate

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Public Enemy and Uber::Lobbyist/Shill Grover Norquist
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In an impassioned round table discussion on Sunday's This Week, panelists erupted over NRA Vice President Wayne LaPierre's press conference Friday afternoon, with most leaning towards increased gun legislation. NRA Board Member Grover Norquist strongly disagreed and a fervent back and forth ensued about the correct solution to gun violence in America... The majority of Americans, Vanden Heuvel said, don't agree with the NRA's positions on things such as background checks and assault rifle bans. Norquist vehemently disagreed and shot back, 'The National Rifle Association represents a great number of Americans.' He also suggested we 'calm down' and not politicize tragedies like the Newtown shooting. He then pushed for increasing guns as a means to combat gun violence. But don't expect Norquist to advocate tax increases to pay for armed guards in our schools...just saying.

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