This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.
SAN DIEGO – The National Rifle Association pushed the envelope with a new mobile app that allows gamers to shoot targets on their iPhones.
Weeks after one of the worst shootings in American history, the NRA has released a game that teaches kids as early as 4 years old what it’s like to fire a handgun, shotgun and rifle.
“The time is absolutely suspicious,” said Rachel Kay from RKPR, a public relations firm in Solana Beach.
“If the game gives the NRA another point of touch for supporters it could help their image, but if it comes off as insensitive it could backfire,” Kay said.
With gun sales through the roof, President Obama has vowed to make meaningful change with or with out the help of Congress.