Today's New York Times states the obvious: the GOP is no longer the sole proprietor of Second Amendment rights. Rather, the most recent Democratic members of the House and Senate are as pro-gun rights as anyone.
And further, the amendment added to the new credit card law, which permits the carrying of loaded weapons in national parks, passed the Senate by the overwhelming majority of 90-5. When the Democratic Party has 59 [really 60] of those seats, that means a lot of Dems voted for it.
Further, President Obama is expected to sign the bill into law. Hooray for gun rights, and hooray for President Obama for defusing a social issue that didn't need a divisive one.
Now that the Democrats have come around, do you think we'll hear a little less hysteria from the NRA? Perhaps even backing a Democrat or two, maybe when, all things being equal, they are the better candidate?