The national rifle Association opposed the restrictions proposed by the President after the shooting in her school
The national rifle Association (NSA) on Sunday opposed the proposals of the President of Donald trump and other Republicans about changing the laws on gun ownership, which they put forward after the school shooting in Florida that claimed the lives of 17 students and teachers.
The powerful gun lobby not in favour of trump on raising the minimum age of purchasers of certain types of weapons and the banning of moving butts, by which semi-automatic rifles can do hundreds of rounds per minute. This was stated by the representative of NSA Given Loach, speaking in the program “this week” on channel ABC.
“NSA does not support any of the prohibitions,” she said.
Trump enjoyed the support of NSA in the elections of 2016 and often spoke in support of the right to bear arms.
However, mass murder in a school in Florida on February 14, prompted high school students to demand the imposition of restrictions on arms sales. In addition, several companies have cut ties with the NSA, feodosiev activists advocating for strengthening gun control.
In connection with the approach of the November midterm elections in Congress from trump and the Republicans demand that they demonstrated concern for school safety but is not angered their supporters who oppose strengthening gun control.
After the shooting in Florida, trump has proposed to raise the minimum age of buyers of rifles from 18 to 21 years. 19-year-old young man opened fire in the school in Parkland, Florida, bought a semi-automatic rifle AR-15 is legal.
Trump also asked the Ministry of justice to develop regulations that effectively would ban the sale of moving butts. This device used the arrows that killed 58 people at a street concert in Las Vegas that has become the largest number of victims of mass murder committed by one person in U.S. history.
In addition, trump stated that he supports tougher checks personal data of buyers of weapons.