2000 NRA Annual Meetings: Jim Baker

Charlotte, NC

How recent tragedies have fed the national "trigger-lock obsession." NRA-ILA Executive Director Jim Baker talks about the recent shooting at the National Zoo in Washington, D.C. and the absurd conjectures made by anti-gun politicians that trigger locks might somehow have prevented the crime. "Trigger locks have become a political symbol," says Baker, "exalted on Bill Clinton's altar of spin and imbued with magical powers. According to Clinton and Gore, they can make crack dealers into responsible parents."

NRA-ILA Exec. Dir. Jim Baker speaks to NRA members in Charlotte, North Carolina.