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Tell Congress: Stop Taking the NRA's Money
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: lobbying, lobbyists, guns, violence, firearms )

Freya
- 470 days ago - act.credoaction.com
In the last 20 years the NRA has donated more than $4.1 million to current members of Congress. It spent at least $55 million in the 2016 election cycle to advance not only its "guns everywhere" agenda, but right-wing Republican extremism more broadly.
Stop Streaming NRATV's Dangerous Rhetoric
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: video streaming, firearms, guns, violence, weapons, lobbying, petitions )

Freya
- 471 days ago - actions.sumofus.org
With 5 million members and a multi-million dollar lobbying empire, the NRA is holding the debate over gun legislation hostage. But a lesser-known arm of the group, NRATV, has become the online voice of the organization.
Demand Trump & Congress Act to Prevent Gun Violence NOW!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: firearms, guns, violence, bloodbaths, massacres, petitions )

Freya
- 476 days ago - odaction.com
Thoughts and prayers are NOT enough! We have watched in tragedy after tragedy as Republicans in Congress and the White House have blocked common sense gun reform that could save live, arguing "this is not the time for that discussion."
Has the NRA Finally Met Its Match?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: firearms, gun policy, activism, protests, violence )

Freya
- 481 days ago - thenation.com
After Parkland, a generation is rising up, giving hope for a bold new gun-control movement.
Tell Republicans in Congress: Thoughts and Prayers Are Not Enough
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: GOP, violence, firearms, hypocrisy, petitions )

Freya
- 482 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Within hours of Wednesday's mass shooting at a Parkland, FL high school - which took the lives of 17 people - Republican politicians released statements and social media posts offering "thoughts and prayers" to the victims and their families.
Senator Isakson: Give Back Your NRA Funding!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: guns, violence, slaughters, mass killings, bloodbaths, firearms, petitions )

Freya
- 488 days ago - petitions.moveon.org
Johnny Isakson was elected to represent Georgia in the US Senate, but he has taken $125,859 from the NRA. How is that influencing his actions in response to gun violence in this country?
Oppose the Bill to De-Regulate Gun Silencers
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: guns, firearms, bills, 2nd Amendment, petitions, violence, massacres, bloodbaths )

Freya
- 624 days ago - salsa.wiredforchange.com
As early as this week, the U.S. House of Reps is expected to vote on a bill that would de-regulate gun silencers. Despite widespread opposition from police organizations & gun violence prevention groups, the NRA has thrown their full support behind it.
The Lies of the NRA and the Myth of the Second Amendment
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Guns, NRA, self-defense, US, personal, firearms, gun, lobby )

Sam
- 1461 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Contrary to what the gun lobby argues, personal firearms in the United States are rarely used for self-defense.
Panel Says Pull Your Gun If You Feel Endangered
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: firearms, legislation )


- 4134 days ago - azstarnet.com
The 5-4 vote came despite questions by several legislators as to whether that language would provide a legal defense for gang members caught waving their weapons, as they could say they were in fear a rival gang had threatened them.
   

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