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Mon Nov 12, 2012, 01:55 PM

15. The NRA is one of the core founding groups of ALEC, gun control popularity

http://patriotacts.com/alec-corporate-lobbying/

and Frank Luntz prominent republican strategist, survey/polling on gun control popularity:

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/07/24/gun-owners-frank-luntz_n_1699140.html

The NRA is who was responsible for the NICS being made VOLUNTARY, not mandatory; as a result some 30 states have zero, or at best incomplete submission of data to that database, and each state own the data not the data base. One of the single worst categories for compliance is in submission of data on violent convicted felons and on those adjudicated dangerously mentally ill.

The NRA has fought background checks on all private sales, which makes it convenient and easy for criminals to buy guns. The NRA has lobbied for reductions in the staff and funding of the ATF, which makes monitoring compliance from FFLs and other policing difficult if not impossible.

The NRA is NOT against guns in the hands of dangerous people; they oppose law enforcement at every turn, including the promotion of carry laws and castle doctrine legislation like the shoot first laws that have resulted in more, not fewer firearms deaths.

The evidence of shootings and intimidations is well documented in newspapers and court cases; your claimed DGU is not.

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