The following excerpt is from an article that originally appeared on The Blaze Gun Rights
The National Rife Association has declined to send official representatives to President Barack Obama’s “town hall on guns,” which will take place Thursday evening.
“The National Rifle Association sees no reason to participate in a public relations spectacle orchestrated by the White House,” Andrew Arulanandam, managing director of the NRA’s public affairs office, told TheBlaze Thursday.
The town hall was announced Tuesday during an address Obama gave on gun control. In the address, Obama announced new executive actions on gun control, solidifying his renewed effort to tighten restrictions on firearms.
However, according to CNN, which is hosting Thursday’s town hall, it was the news network who proposed the idea of a town hall to the White House. The town hall is slated to have both pro-second amendment advocates as well as advocates who are on the side of the White House.
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