NRA: Trump Has Shown ‘Strong Commitment To Second Amendment Rights’

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Donald Trump, the Republican Party’s presumptive nominee, is expected to receive a warm welcome when he gives remarks at the National Rifle Association Convention here Friday.

The annual convention, which draws tens of thousands of Second Amendment activists, includes numerous firearms training seminars, appearances by industry leaders, luncheons and banquets.

Trump’s GOP primary opponents hammered him for views he espoused on firearms in 2000, when he supported an assault-weapons ban and longer waiting periods for gun purchases.

However, Trump appeared to abandon these stances during his present campaign for the White House and supports a national right to carry, the right of military personnel to carry firearms on military bases and at recruiting centers, and enforcement of gun laws already in the books.

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