Media Matters: Gun Appreciation Day Is Sponsored By White Supremacists
has the scoop:
Gun Appreciation Day, a prominent effort backed by conservative media outlets and activists to oppose new gun laws, has accepted the sponsorship of a white nationalist organization to promote and mobilize supporters for its January 19 event. Gun Appreciation Day (GAD) is partnering with American Third Position (A3P), a political group that describes itself as representing "the unique political interests of white Americans." According to a party official, the organization is composed of "white nationalists." GAD's organizers ask supporters to visit "gun stores, gun counters, gun shows, and gun ranges to protest the Obama administration's post Sandy Hook assault on gun rights." The event has received significant media coverage and promotion in recent days.The flyer for Gun Appreciation Day encourages "patriotic Americans" to come out and support the movement "Chick-Fil-A style!" Congrats, Chick-Fil-A, you're now in bed with the Klan.