Looks bad for Wayne LaPierre if he wants to register a firearm. He probably couldn't make it through even the most basic screening.
Think Progress has the most depressing -- or the funniest, depending on your mood today -- list of LaPierre's recent assertions along with the context of his statements. But let's just look at the core "reasoning" LaPierre has tossed out lately and try to imagine the reaction at our local firearm registry..
Violent Latino Gangs Are Out To Get You And They’re Streaming Over The Border And So Is Al-Qaeda And Obama Will Use Them As An Excuse To Take Your Guns
(Are you breathless yet? There's more!)
(Obviously, this applicant is nuts. He's yelling now...)
If You Want Gun Safety, You Want Civilization To Collapse Thanks To Obama There Will Soon Be No Cops
(I'm sorry, Mr. LaPierre. I'm afraid you don' t qualify for gun ownership. We do have a list of institutions and counselors for you right here. Lots of luck, sir. Y'all have a good day now!)
But The NRA Is Totally Not Paranoid It’s Just That The Collapse Of Civilization Is Right Around The Corner And We Shall Overcome