|DATE:||April 30, 2020|
|TO:||USF & NRA Members and Friends|
|FROM:||Marion P. Hammer|
|USF Executive Director|
|NRA Past President|
We’ve all heard the expression, “you can fool some of the people all of the time and all of the people some of the time, but you can’t fool all of the people all of the time.”
Evidence now shows that some of the people — younger Americans — are waking up and are not buying the phony anti-gun mantra.
by Cam Edwards
April 23, 2020 | 5:00 pm
A new study in the journal Preventative Medicine has found that younger Americans are less supportive of gun control measures than their older counterparts, and that support for gun control among young adults didn’t noticeably increase after high profile shootings like the attack at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.
The study’s authors aren’t exactly “gun nuts.” In fact, co-author Daniel Webster, who is the Bloomberg Professor of American Health at Johns Hopkins’ Bloomberg School of Public Health, is a long-time supporter of gun control measures. I’m sure he and his colleagues were hoping to find that younger Americans were more receptive to Bloomberg’s anti-gun messaging, but it doesn’t look like that’s the case…
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