The NRA’s Latest Terrorist Attack on U.S. Soil

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It’s long past time to start understanding the giant mass shootings that have become part of the new-normal fabric of life in the United States as terrorist attacks on the U.S. populace conducted by the nation’s plutocracy through one of its key and rightward campaign funding, lobbying, and policy organizations – the National Rifle Association (NRA).

We know the drill. The venues are different each time – an elite private college campus in Virginia, a public university lecture hall in northern Illinois, a movie theater in Aurora, Colorado, an elementary school in Connecticut, a Black church in Charleston, South Carolina, a gay dance club in Orlando, and now an open-air concert in Las Vegas (site of the biggest single-gunman mass-shooting ever) – but the story is always the same.

A demented male psychopath gathers ammunition and weaponry made available to him through loose gun laws passed by federal and state governments thanks to the deep pockets of the NRA. The shooter takes his NRA-sponsored weapons of mass destruction wreaks mass-murderous havoc on soft-target innocents.  The incident usually includes the shooter’s death (the Aurora and Charleston killings are exceptions), typically by suicide. The authorities interview the shooter’s family members and associates. Local and federal police search his dwelling. belongings, computer, online record, and history to determine his motives, how he planned the…

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