So the NRA Gave a Press Conference...

[Content Note: Guns; violence; disablism.]

Igor's got a good summary of it here. A full transcript is here. Spoiler Alert: The solution is more guns!

My favorite part was their recommendation to keep a national database of people who are mentally ill. PERFECT. That is just a perfect idea that will definitely not further stigmatize people with psychological disabilities and discourage care-seeking, diagnose, and treatment.

In case I'm not laying it on thick enough, that was sarcasm. It is a terrible idea.

A stand-out terrible idea in a press conference entirely comprised of terrible ideas, in fact.

Anyway, here are some tweets about the NRA presser that pretty much sum it up:


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