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Name: Sharon
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Hometown: Iowa
Home country: USA
Current location: East Tennessee
Member since: Tue Jul 8, 2003, 09:54 AM
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Conservative Pundit S.E. Cupp Quits The NRA, Makes Powerful Plea For Gun Control

Conservative commentator S.E. Cupp, a longtime NRA advocate once featured as an “NRA Mom” in an ad campaign, said she has quit the organization in an emotional call for stronger gun control laws.
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Cupp specifically called for universal background checks, gun violence restraining orders, raising the minimum age for gun purchases to 21, banning 100-round drums, fixing the National Instant Criminal Background Check System, and mental health programs in schools.

And she said some people, including domestic abusers and those who make violent threats, “should never have access to a gun of any kind, period.”
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https://www.huffpost.com/entry/s-e-cupp-quits-nra-gun-control_n_5d50c0dae4b0fd2733f23c00?fbclid=IwAR3Hu8PIndqueeXEhjKA13wLy3OTvnZSZ-Tk2ieJR_s_w5KQDvMtwPhGOUI

New light on Koch brothers efforts to abolish the Energy Department

A scheme to abolish the Department of Energy (DOE) helped spur a failed 1980 Libertarian Party presidential bid — and in the process laid the groundwork for Charles and David Koch’s powerful network of influence — as documents from a newly published archive show.
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That election also handed the Kochs their first political setback, driving them to rethink their approach to libertarian ideas,” The New York Times reported in 2014. “Instead of replacing the Republican Party, they have helped to profoundly reshape it.”
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This is a battle that [Charles and David] fought and lost 40 years ago,” Graves added, “and yet it’s still a battle that is animating the Republican Party candidates that Koch has backed.
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https://truthout.org/articles/documents-shine-new-light-on-koch-brothers-efforts-to-abolish-energy-department/
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