A group of young activists, in conjunction with the survivors of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting bus tour, are planning a “National March on the NRA” for Saturday, the Washington Post reported Friday.
Protestors, who according to the report have “no illusions about changing the [NRA]’s political positions,” told the Post why they will nevertheless loudly demonstrate their dislike for the NRA.
“The NRA has the ability to be the organization that fights for Second Amendment rights while also fighting to protect each and every American citizen, but they choose not to,” Lawrence Nathaniel, executive director of the National Organization for Change, told the Post. “They’d rather threaten and antagonize us than sit down and talk about how we can work together to make sure every American has a quality and safe life.”
Nathaniel did not mention any attempts to sit down and have a discussion with the NRA, prior to organizing the admittedly futile protest outside the NRA’s weekend-vacated office building.
Because any group that’s opposed to gun control obviously would never behave in a civil manner anyway so you might as well beat them at their own game, or something like that …