What better way to sell more guns than to frighten people into believing there is an invasion across the border? The NRA knew it and it worked to help them sell more guns over the past several years. The Huffington Post accumulated quotes from the NRA as evidence to backing up this accusation.
From Huffington Post
“While terrorized residents throw their deadbolts, draw their blinds and pray not to have their homes invaded or their kids kidnapped in Arizona, in Washington, D.C., the ruling elite bask in the safety of their 24-hour security and scream with outrage at Arizona’s law — all because they insist upon playing political games with our lives,” said Wayne LaPierre, the NRA’s chief executive.