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babsbunny Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jun-15-10 05:01 PM
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Exclusive NRA Deal for Campaign Law?
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/paul-helmke/exclusive-nra...

In a demonstration of blatant political cynicism, the NRA now has no problems with campaign finance donor disclosure laws -- as long as it gets exempted.

To the NRA bosses, it's not just "the guys with the guns make the rules," but the guys with the undisclosed money sources make the rules -- particularly when everybody else's donors have to be disclosed. It's no longer just guns that they say will have to be pried from their "cold dead hands." It's their donor lists, too.

In a shameful and outrageous move, the NRA has pressured the Democratic-controlled House of Representatives to exempt it -- and apparently only it -- from proposed legislation that would require corporations, unions, and advocacy and lobbying groups to reveal donations used to support political campaigns.
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katandmoon Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jun-15-10 05:04 PM
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1. Dems really really REALLY don't want my vote next time and I won't have any problem not giving it.
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Umbral Donating Member (969 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jun-15-10 05:50 PM
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2. .
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Ikonoklast Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jun-15-10 05:59 PM
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3. They will be found out to be solely a front group to sell more firearms
almost fully funded by the gun manufacturers.

That is the reason I stopped being a member, years ago. All the rightwing scare tactice used by them in order to sell their products.

The NRA ceased to be a member-driven organization years ago.

They will not get their exemption, as any law passed would be challenged right to the SC.
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naaman fletcher Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jun-15-10 06:02 PM
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4. As a Dem and an NRA member, I say shame on both of them. nt.
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