The attacks resulted in extensive death and destruction, triggering major U.S. initiatives to combat terrorism.
The annual toll from firearms in the US is running at 32,000 deaths and climbing, even though the general crime rate is on a downward path (it is 40% lower than in 1980). http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2013/sep/21/american-gun-out-control-porter
Every year in the USA, Guns kill 10.68 times the number of 9/11 victims.
NRA Policy sponsor one 9/11 Tragedy every month of every year thanks to their support of indecent policies that foster slavishness to guns without rhyme or reason.
With those facts, is the NRA qualified to speak at all about Guns in the USA?
Shouldn’t the same type of effort that the USA has placed to defeat Al-Qaeda be multiplied by 10 to defeat the scourge of Gun Crime in the USA?