PBS NewsHour

NRA backs Trump’s call for arming teachers

Clip: 02/22/2018 | 5m 10s

The CEO of the NRA gave a full-bore defense of gun rights at the Conservative Political Action Conference on Thursday, calling for weapons in schools in response to a mass shooting in Florida last week. Meanwhile, Republicans in that state like Sen. Marco Rubio face new pressure in the gun control debate, as evidenced by a tense televised town hall on Wednesday night. William Brangham reports.

Aired: 02/22/18

Rating: NR

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