Actor Richard Dreyfuss shocks Piers Morgan: NRA are heroes, not villians

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Liberal Hollywood actor Richard Dreyfuss came to a fork in the political road last week and turned right instead of left when he referred to the National Rifle Association as “heroes.”

During his appearance on CNN’s “Piers Morgan Tonight,” Dreyfuss said that instead of thinking of the NRA as an enemy, Americans should acknowledge that it’s the gun expert and tap that expertise for solutions to gun violence.

“I don’t think the NRA is a villain,” Dreyfuss said, according to Townhall. “I think we should turn this over to the people who are expert at this, and the original mandate of the NRA was to train responsible gun ownership, and the NRA should handle it. They should train excellence in gun ownership.”

Morgan, a longtime, vocal proponent of strict gun control, was flabbergasted. He initiated the discussion by lamenting about “the power of the NRA over the gun debate, and the apparent intransigence of Washington to do anything about that.”

If he thought he was going to find a kindred spirit in Dreyfuss, he was mistaken.

The actor said it all came down to training. Just as we wouldn’t think of allowing someone behind the wheel of a car without driving lessons, he said, the same is true when it comes to handling a firearm. And no one is more suited for the job of providing that training than the NRA.

“The NRA should be thought of as heroes,” he said.

“A large stretch for some of us to look at people like [NRA CEO] Wayne LaPierre as heroes,” Morgan said. It was able all he could get out.

Watch the exchange below, and if you haven’t already, check out Man with concealed weapon shoots ‘knockout game’ attacker – twice

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