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The NRA is Winning the Battle

Normal Frank Wrote: Feb 03, 2013 12:34 PM
If there are new powers or enhanced power to politicians as a result of these laws they will be enforced. For example, if confiscation leads to unfettered power for the pols, that will be enforced. The current set of laws only put some criminals in jail, typically in neighborhoods these pols would never visit so why would they care whether those laws are enforced?

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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