I viewed the video produced by the NRA that maligns President Obama for having Secret Service protection for his daughters. Most Americans know that Secret Service protection for the first family has been in place since 1917, so to use this fact to support the NRA's position on handguns and assault weapons is ludicrous.
If you are serving in an elected position and you belong to the NRA or support them, I have lost confidence in your judgment. You no longer have my vote. It is time for ordinary people to let their opinions be known about assault weapons, armor-piercing bullets and large-capacity magazines that are used only to kill people, not for hunting or sport.
Before you write me off as a gun-hating liberal, let me tell you that I worked for a law enforcement agency for many years and have respect and admiration for the men and women who protect us.
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