A US political action committee (PAC) has put up a billboard in Pensacola, Florida referring to the powerful pro-gun lobby group, the National Rifle Association (NRA), as a “terrorist organization” amid a new gun-control campaign in the state and across the country.
The erection of the billboard on Saturday was arranged by Mad Dog PAC, which funds billboards throughout the US censuring NRA-backed Republican candidates as well as US President Donald Trump.
According to local press reports, this was not the first such billboard put up in recent days related to the gun control debate in the US. A Las Vegas billboard was recently vandalized to read, “Shoot a school kid only $29.” And another in Kentucky was vandalized to read, “Kill the NRA.”
The development came as the NRA has become the focus of a growing movement by activists demanding enactment of tougher gun control laws in wake of the latest mass shooting at a US public school that…