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01/17/2013 01:55 pm ET | Updated Jan 18, 2013

The Onion: NRA Wants Shooting Spree Maniacs To Buy More Guns (VIDEO)

The Onion has weighed in on the gun control debate with the most pointed satire of the NRA yet. In a new video, the fake news site spoofs the opposition to President Obama's gun control proposals, saying "NRA Fights Legislation That Would Ban Gun Sales To Those Currently On Killing Sprees".

The short Onion News Network piece reports, "In a press release today, NRA executive vice president Wayne LaPierre wrote, 'What if you're in the middle of shooting your family, and then a criminal breaks into your house? This law says you can't get ammunition to defend your home.'"

The Onion's version of LaPierre continues, "The only way to stop a bad guy on a killing spree is a good guy on a killing spree."

However, the fake quote is only a small step away from the real NRA VP's words. In his much-maligned press conference after the Newtown tragedy, he insisted, "The only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun."

Check out The Onion's video above. We also recommend the site's previous parody of the NRA, which sadly predicted the organization's response well before Newtown.

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