Tuesday, 15 January 2013

Sandy Hook kids and the NRA

The kids from Sandy Hook school recorded this....

And then we have the NRA....that has just released this....

Powered by Inform Ready, aim, misfire! Exactly one month after the Newtown school massacre, the National Rifle Association has launched a free iPhone and iPad shooting game offering kids as young as 4 a chance to fire guns at coffin-shaped targets.

 A screenshot from the Apple iOS app "NRA: Practice Range" developed by MEDL MOBILE which was released on January 14 2013

  National Rifle Association launched free game that could allow children to play target practice and pay to unlock more powerful weapons, including an assault weapon like the one used by Adam Lanza to kill 20 children and six educators at Sandy Hook Elementary School on Dec. 14. Comments (311) By Chelsia Rose Marcius , Erin Durkin AND Bill Hutchinson / NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Published: Monday, January 14, 2013, 11:20 PM Updated: Wednesday, January 16, 2013, 11:10 PM 1K 153 0 Print 1K 153 0 A screenshot from the Apple iOS app "NRA: Practice Range" developed by MEDL MOBILE which was released on January 14 2013 MEDL MOBILE A screenshot from the new iPad app "NRA: Practice Range" released Jan. 14, one month after the Newtown, Conn. massacre that claimed 20 children and six educators. Related Stories Lupica: Take action on gun control now, for the families of Newtown, before the moment is lost Readers sound off on guns, the national debt and the Nets Pols from at least 11 states back NRA plan with their own guns-in-schools proposals Readers sound off on the firefighter shootings and the National Rifle Association

It’s “the most authentic experience possible,” the gamemakers said, touting its real-life gunshot sounds and arsenal of free weapons.
It also offers the “right balance of gaming and safety education,” the NRA said, citing the link from the app to the lobby’s website.
Critics immediately blasted the powerful gun lobby, especially since the NRA itself blamed violent video games for contributing to Lanza’s deadly Dec. 14 rampage at the Sandy Hook Elementary School.



An assault weapon that can be purchased in the new NRA app, "NRA: Practice Range."



For a price, this AK47 can be used in target practice while playing "NRA: Practice Range." Young children will be able to access this app and play shoot-'em-up with coffin-shaped target.

Read more: http://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/nra-spits-graves-new-shoot-em-up-app-article-1.1240207#ixzz2I4nUdQ20

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