US President Donald Trump says that he will protect National Rifle Association (NRA) members, saying their Second Amendment rights are safe under his presidency.
Speaking at the annual convention of the NRA in Dallas on Friday, Trump said, “Thanks to your activism and dedication, you have an administration fighting to protect your Second Amendment and we will protect your Second Amendment.”
He urged gun-rights advocates to support Republican candidates in the November congressional elections, saying that Democrats would attempt to tighten firearms laws.
“The one thing that stands between Americans and the elimination of our Second Amendment rights has been conservatives in Congress.”
“We’ve got to get Republicans elected,” he told tens of thousands of…