NRA: Over 1 Million Use Firearms To Protect Themselves

  • The National Rifle Association is pushing back on critics of expanded concealed carry freedoms with a new and emotional twist on its “good guy with a gun” pitch first made after the December 2012 shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut.
  • Noting the media’s general refusal to report when legally held guns are used to repel attackers, the NRA said today that it occurs over 1 million times a year.