NRA targets iPhone with shooting game

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NRA targets iPhone with shooting game

NRA: Practice Range

(Credit: Screenshot by Lance Whitney/CNET)

The National Rifle Association has launched a mobile shooting game amid furor over gun violence.

NRA: Practice Range is designed for iPhone and iPad users who want a little virtual target practice. The free game offers a variety of handguns and rifles that you can use to shoot at targets indoors or outdoors. Simply pick your weapon of choice and then tap the screen to fire at the targets.

The indoor level is easiest as the targets don’t move, while the two outdoor levels require you to shoot at skeets and other moving targets.

The launch of the app may seem ill-timed at best and hypocritical at worst given the nation’s current mindset over guns and the NRA’s recent response.

The app was officially released on Sunday, almost one month after the December 14 massacre at the Sandy Hook elementary school in Newtown, Conn. Following an initial week of silence after the shootings, NRA President Wayne Lapierre finally spoke out on December 21.

In his press conference, Lapierre placed part of the blame for the shootings on violent video games, calling their makers a “callous, corrupt, and corrupting shadow industry that sells, and sows, violence against its… [Read more]

NRA targets iPhone with shooting game

NRA targets iPhone with shooting game

NRA targets iPhone with shooting game

NRA targets iPhone with shooting game

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