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posted: 2/1/2013 5:00 AM

Gun manufacturers run the NRA

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The NRA has a membership of about 4 million people. The U.S. population is 310 million. Why does this insignificant (less that 2 percent of the population) number of people hold such sway over our lives?

Apparently it's because they donate millions of dollars to campaigns.

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Where does this money come from? The answer: gun manufacturers.

That's who run the NRA. So, of course their self-interest is to sell guns, not reduce gun violence.

I suggest that all candidates return/not accept any money from the NRA and then use that fact in their campaign. I am willing to bet a huge number of people would vote for a candidate because he did not accept money from the NRA.

I know I would.

Cathy O'Brien


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