The NRA & GOP Are Not Representing Gun Owners

It's not the gun owners: 87% of NRA members want sensible gun control, according to a Gallop poll. The NRA is only speaking on behalf of the gun manufacturers as well as their bloated salaries. LaPierre pulls in $974,000,000 annually and certainly David Keene, the President pulls in a higher amount. It's all about their bloated lobby salaries, and representation of gun shop owners and gun manufacturers. In other words: SELLING MORE GUNS via fear, hate and even racism.The NRA is nothing more than the political arm of Corporate America in lock-step with the Republican Party and the ALEC Corporate Lobby. 

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The two proposals favored by majorities of Democrats, but not Republicans, relate to enacting bans on the sale of guns or ammunition. Both the NRA and the GOP are not representing gun owners, according to a Gallop poll released Jan. 20, 2013.
Support for Various Proposals to Prevent Gun Violence, by Party ID, January 2013

PRINCETON, NJ -- Given the chance to vote "for" or "against" each of nine key proposals included in President Barack Obama's plan to reduce gun violence, Americans back all nine. Americans are most likely to be in favor of requiring background checks for all gun sales (91%), increasing funding for mental health programs aimed at youth (82%), increasing funding for programs to train law enforcement and schools in responding to active armed attacks (79%), and increasing criminal penalties for people who buy guns for others -- so-called straw purchasers (75%).
U.S. Public Support for Proposals Aimed at Preventing School Shootings, January 2013
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