Wayne lapierre's cynical exploitation of outrage the nra executive vice president's pugnacious speech on thursday provoked an indignant response—exactly as he'd aimed to do david a graham. The sandy hook elementary school shooting occurred on december 14, 2012, in newtown, connecticut, united states, when 20-year-old adam lanza fatally shot 20 children between six and seven years old, as well as six adult staff members. Here's a transcript of the remarks from the nra press conference on the sandy hook school shooting statements are being updated as the remarks unfold. Nra ceo wayne lapierre ceo delivers the organization's remarks on the national gun control debate in the aftermath of the newtown, conn mass school shooting.
Wayne lapierre, the national rifle rhetoric that was similar to his speech at cpac in 2013, a few months after the newtown shooting. The nra's wayne lapierre calls on congress to pass a law putting armed police officers in every school photograph: chip somodevilla/getty images the national rifle association's 4 million mothers. Wayne lapierre, the head of the national rifle association, delivered the following speech at a press conference in washington nra speech on newtown school massacre [full text. The families of newtown deserve a vote, obama said in the speech lapierre's speech fits with the nra's initial strategy of shifting the debate to school safety rather than gun control.
Wayne robert lapierre, jr (born november 8, 1949) is an american gun rights activist as executive vice president of the national rifle association, he advocated armed guards for schools in response to the school shootings at sandy hook and stoneman douglas. Wayne lapierre is only too happy to have people criticize the nra for its response wayne lapierre hears the scorn that you have for his guns in schools idea, and he welcomes it. Inside, some activists were a bit less restrained twice, protesters from code pink interrupted lapierre's speech, unfurling signs that blamed the nra for killing our kids.
The head of the biggest gun lobby in the us has accused democrats of pushing a socialist agenda to deprive gun owners of their weapons. National harbor, md -- national rifle association ceo wayne lapierre attempted to turn the tables friday on those in the media and government who have recently characterized the gun lobbyist's. The national rifle association broke its silence on last week's shooting rampage at a connecticut elementary school that left 26 children and staff dead nra executive vice president wayne lapierre addressed the media on friday. La pierre presented his speech on december 21, 2012 shortly after the newtown shooting to state the nra's opinion on the controversy of guns and the damage they cause within society and to the lives of many civilians.
In a december 23, 2012 interview on nbc's meet the press, lapierre spoke about the mass shooting at sandy hook elementary in newtown, connecticut in which 20 first-grade students and six adults were killed. Wayne lapierre, executive vice president of the national rifle association, addressed how the group would respond to the renewed calls for tighter restrictions on guns after a weeklong silence in the aftermath of the shootings at sandy hook elementary school in newtown, conn related article . Nra ceo lapierre: we share a goal of a safe country nra ceo wayne lapierre speaks at cpac in the wake of the florida shooting.
Full text of national rifle association chief executive wayne lapierre's speech on dec 21 in the wake of the newtown, connecticut school tragedy. F riday's speech by nra ceo wayne lapierre was a disaster for gun owners and for america ilion, home of remington arms which makes the type of rifle used in the newtown massacre, finds itself. After days of silence, the head of the national rifle association fired back at critics friday following a mass shooting at a connecticut elementary school, and calls for tougher gun-control laws. Lapierre's words echoed his message just days after the massacre at sandy hook elementary school in newtown, connecticut, in 2012 he asserted then that the only way to stop a bad guy with a.
Since the newtown massacre wayne lapierre, the face of the national rifle for the last 20 years, has said some pretty shocking things, and he will say some more controversial things in his. The full text of the speech wayne lapierre delivered to the national rifle association press conference on the newtown massacre the following is the full text of national rifle association ceo wayne lapierre at a press conference on the newtown massacre, held friday dec 21, 2012. Lapierre's speech came on the heels of the nra releasing a video claiming that the mainstream media love mass shootings the video argued that members of the media benefit from covering.