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The NRA is Winning the Battle

Col Bat Guano Wrote: Feb 02, 2013 1:25 PM
By giving up our "right to self defense to live in a civilized society?" Your words on a previous thread. Perhaps not a direct quote, but close enough. Utopia has been a liberal dream since humans first had cognitive thought. The problem is that dream denies the existence of human evil. There will ALWAYS be bad guys needing to be shot in this harsh realm. If you are going to argue, "That's what the police are for," let me know if you still think that after watching the police respond too late and simply tag and bag those you love.

In the wake of the Sandy Hook school shooting we all knew that an impending gun debate would be a hard fought battle. Just after this week’s hearing on Capitol Hill, a new Forbes study finds that the NRA is winning the influence battle over gun control. In the new study performed by Forbes Insights, an independent and unbiased organization, they found that the “NRA and the pro-gun rights voices are winning the influence battle and will continue to be strong and more influential if the pro gun control voice remains fragmented”.

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