More than a quarter of Democrats think NRA is a terrorist organization, say it should be illegal to join

By Peter Hasson

Nearly one-third of likely Democratic voters want the National Rifle Association (NRA) to be labeled a terrorist organization, a new survey reveals.

A Rasmussen survey released Monday found that 32 percent of likely Democratic voters want their local communities to follow the example of San Francisco and designate the NRA as a terrorist group.

San Francisco’s city board voted Sept. 3 in favor of a resolution declaring the NRA a “domestic terrorist organization.” The NRA is now suing the city.

The Rasmussen survey also found that 28 percent of Democrats think it should be illegal to join gun rights groups like the NRA, despite the First Amendment’s freedom of association protections.

Just 13 percent of all likely voters think that NRA members are more likely to commit a crime than the public as a whole, while 43 percent said that NRA members are less likely to commit crimes, according to the survey.

Rasmussen conducted the survey of 1,000 likely voters over the phone and online on Sept. 5 and Sept. 8. The survey has a margin of error of three percent.

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8 thoughts on “More than a quarter of Democrats think NRA is a terrorist organization, say it should be illegal to join

  1. Then by fairly applying their definition the same would apply to Planned Patenthood, the Clinton Foundation, the Squad, etc.

  2. Title 22 Chapter 38 U.S. Code § 2656f as “premeditated, politically motivated violence perpetrated against noncombatant targets by subnational groups or clandestine agents”

    I have been a member for 20 years and have never seen any literature from the NRA that fits this definition… I do not like how the executives of the organization piss away money, but its no different that what Bernie and Leahy do in the senate, every day.

    NRA’s thrust is still proper gun safety

  3. If one buys into the belief that the NRA should be labled a terrorist organization for supporting a contriversial position, it could be argued that any lobying organization supporting an unpopular cause could be black balled as well. While I am not a member of the NRA, the last time I looked, we had a free country and I suggest that the NRA by supporting the Second Amyendment it is exercising it’s rights guaranteed under the First Amendment. Ironies galore.

  4. So an organization that supports the 2nd Amendment are terrorists according to liberals. Following that logic, everyone who supports the 1st Amendment, and uses it like newspapers, TV and Radio stations are also terrorists.

    Seems to me anyone against either amendment must be a communist.

    • No Ed, “everyone who supports the 1st amendment, and uses it like newspapers, TV and radio stations” are not terrorists UNTIL they join a club or organization which was formed as a civil rights organization, as was the NRA, founded in 1871 to safeguard our Right to bear arms. Educating the public why, without the second amendment, all our other Rights are in jeopardy, it also is a strong advocate for gun safety, and education giving classes on the use and handling of guns, hunting lessons for almost one hundred years. Guess that makes it a terrorist organization.

  5. I think that Planned parenthood is a terrorist organization. They kill many more people than anyone associated with the NRA.
    It just shows how stupid and uninformed these people are. They can justify anything that goes along with their agenda. Wake up people and pay attention to these liberals. They are trying their best to ruin this country. There is no accountability or responsibility with what they say and do..

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