GOP Pollster Frank Luntz: “Don’t Think the NRA is Listening” to Americans Over Gun Control After Newtown Shooting

Dr. Frank Luntz at the 2009 Texas Book Festiva...

GOP Pollster Frank Luntz:  “Don’t Think the NRA is Listening” to Americans Over Gun Control After Newtown Shooting. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Conservative pollster Frank Luntz says the National Rifle Association isn’t listening to Americans, as it digs in on any new gun control measures in the wake of the Newtown shooting massacre that claimed 26 lives and the Webster firefighter shooting. He told Politico that the NRA is “out of touch.”

Politico:  Frank Luntz said, “The public wants guns out of the schools, not in the schools. And they are not asking for a security official or someone else. I don’t think the NRA is listening. I don’t think they understand most Americans would protect the Second Amendment rights and yet agree with the idea that not every human being should own a gun, not every gun should be available at anytime, anywhere, for anyone. At gun shows, you should not be able to buy something there without any kind of check whatsoever.”

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Lt. Mike Chiapperini Identified as One of Two Firefighters Killed by Gunman in Webster NY

BREAKING NEWS:  One of the two firefighters shot in Webster NY has been identified as Lt. Mike Chiapperini of the Webster PD. He is also a volunteer for West Webster PD. The suspect was found dead at the scene.  Two other firefighters were also shot, but are in guarded condition at a local hospital.

Webster Police Chief Gerald Pickering said the fire was apparently a “trap” set for first responders.  Lt. Mike Chiapperini was reportedly off-duty and was responding as a volunteer firefighter.

Thirty-three residents in the area were evacuated from their homes. NBC10News reports that four homes were destroyed and four other homes damaged.

Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family of Lt. Mike Chiapperini, who lost his life in the line of duty. This was another senseless murder.

UPDATED:  WEBSTER SHOOTING:  The names of the two firefighters killed by gunman in Webster NY are Tomasz Kaczowka and Lt. Mike ChiaperriniTheodore Scardino and Joseph Hofsetter were injured. The name of the gunman has not been released. Visit for updates: