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The CEO of US gun lobby the NRA has defended his comments after the Sandy Hook shootings. In his first TV interview since the tragedy, Wayne LaPierre repeated: "The only way to stop a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun".

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NRA: 'Media demonises lawful gun owners'

NRA executive vice president Wayne LaPierre has told a news conference that "now is the time to speak about protecting American children.

NRA executive vice president Wayne Lapierre. Credit: RTV

Speaking for the first time since the Sandy Hook school shootings, he told reporters federal gun prosecutions have decreased and the media promotes violence through video games, adding that the media also demonises lawful gun owners.

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