Sharpton vs NRA: Civil Rights Leader, Commentator Promises Protests
Black Enterprise Magazine January-March 2019 Issue

Rev. Al Sharpton is promising protests against the National Rifle Association.

After the recent tragedy in Newtown, Connecticut and the comments of NRA CEO and Executive Vice President Wayne La Pierre, Sharpton has vowed to put the pressure on the pro-gun organization.

“We need to get a real movement against those who get rich off the perpetuation of killing,” said the civil rights leader.

Sharpton mentioned the near murder of Democrat Gabrielle Giffords last year and the shootings at Virginia Tech.

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