Unfortunately, it’s deadly serious:
"LaPierre said the group "must grow larger and tougher" to fend off attempts to implement waiting periods on gun purchases at gun shows, protect gun manufacturers from lawsuits and defend First Amendment freedom of speech in the form of campaign advertising.
LaPierre said those who would restrict gun rights are engaged in "political terrorism."
"It’s a far greater threat to freedom than any foreign force," he said."
Normally, I’ve got nothing against organizations consisting entirely of whackos. However, when it’s an organization consisting entirely of whackos with guns, it’s a lot scarier.