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NRA talks sense (then changes its mind) [Editorial]

NRA talks sense (then changes its mind) [Editorial]

It is a comfort, albeit one of small caliber, to learn that there are actions people can take in the cause of gun rights that are so extreme they give pause to some poor soul within the headquarters of the National Rifle Association. Recent demonstrations in Texas in which proponents of open-carry gun laws have toted rifles into fast food outlets en masse got a written reprimand from the NRA — until a spokesman apologized for the criticism.

Got that? NRA says don't go so far, gun demonstrators, then apologizes because, well, somebody went too far in suggesting scary tactics are ill-advised.

For those who have not followed the travails of Open Carry Texas and its allies, just...