NRA spokeswoman Loesch hits back at Democratic lawmaker's 'security threat' claim

Postado Августа 13, 2017

Castile had a license to carry, and he had informed the police officers who asked him to pull over his vehicle that he had a weapon. The user pointed out that the National Rifle Association (NRA) did not address the tragedy-even though Castile was in possession of a legal firearm at the time of the shooting and the association typically speaks up in such cases.

Rice's brand of rhetoric is what's taken for granted today, as you know if you live in a trendy neighborhood like mine and see breathtakingly vulgar anti-Trump and Pence stickers every time you go out for a cup of coffee.

Loesch concluded her appearance with a call for Rice to resign.

Loesch then challenged the Democrat that not only threatened her right to free speech but endangered her and her family.

"I am not a domestic threat!"

"I only have one question for Congresswoman Rice: is she coming to arrest me?" "If you find me that threatening Congresswoman, come and arrest me".

Rice spokesman Coleman Lamb defended Rice's tweet on Friday, saying in a statement, the NRA "no longer has anything to do with protecting Second Amendment Rights", The Washington Post reported.

"Their leaders and spokespeople are depicting the United States as a country on the brink of civil war, and actively encouraging violence against political activists and the free press", Lamb said.

She also asked Rice what made her think that she and other members of the NRA were a threat to domestic security.

Conservatives and gun-rights supporters, however, accused Rice of labeling the NRA's entire membership a general threat to the country.

But Thursday morning saw a flurry of tweets from NRA spokeswoman Dana Loesch that appear to blame Castile for his own death. "Stop lying", Mrs. Loesch said while discussing the incident on Twitter.

Before joining Congress in 2015, Rice was a district attorney in Nassau County; she also worked as a prosecutor in Brooklyn and Philadelphia.

But when one Twitter user raised the point on Thursday, Loesch countered that Castile had not followed the letter of the law. Last week, Rice called the NRA "lunatics" and "a disgrace to the Constitution they claim to defend".