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Response to gejohnston (Reply #35)

Thu May 2, 2013, 07:26 PM

43. Gun rights groups spent more than 10 times what gun control groups spent --your argument is FALSE

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2013/05/02/lobbying-nra-national-association-for-gun-rights/2130047/

WASHINGTON Gun rights groups pumped $3.8 million in federal lobbying this year a 122% spike in spending over the final months of 2012 as they fought to roll back gun-control measures advocated by President Obama and Democrats in Congress in the wake of the Newtown, Conn., tragedy, a new analysis shows.

Gun-control groups also increased their lobbying activity dramatically, but their spending, totaling nearly $276,000 in the first quarter of 2013, represents a tiny fraction of what gun rights groups are investing in the legislative fight, according to the tally by the non-partisan Center for Responsive Politics, which tracks political money.


but then, you just post whatever will stick, you have never cared whether it was true.


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