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Old Today, 04:22 PM
 
Location: Ft Myers, FL
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As long as funding (lobbying, contributions, etc,) for Gun Rights continues to exceed that of Gun Control, expect any and all attempts at gun control to keep getting shot down.

Campaign Contributions,
1990-2018
Gun rights: $42.1 million
Gun control: $4.3 million

Outside Spending, 2010-2018
Gun rights: $113.6 million
Gun control: $12.5 million

Lobbying, 1998-2018
Gun rights: $149 million
Gun control: $21 million

Top contributors, from the Center for Responsive Politics, for Gun Rights versus for Gun Control.
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Old Today, 04:30 PM
 
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Sounds good to me.
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Old Today, 04:31 PM
 
Location: Phoenix,Arizona
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Guns only have two enemies: rust and politicians.

In the end, the only form of gun control that works is taking aim before pulling the trigger.
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Old Today, 04:31 PM
 
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gun control lost TN for Gore. had he won his HOME state, Florida would not have mattered and Bush would have lost.
gun control was a Central Plank for Hillary's Platform. money may influence, but core beliefs make someone go vote.
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Old Today, 04:56 PM
 
Location: Haiku
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The only gun control that will really work is to repeal 2A which is not something the President has any control over. So as a practical matter the Dem candidate should just play the same lip service that Trump does with softball statements about enhanced background checks (which is not affecting any honest gun owner anyway) and don't use the words "gun control".
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Old Today, 05:07 PM
 
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If people would worry about what really matter's, other than controlling guns, or following the money....


Nobody cared about these 11 children shot and killed since June.....


https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news...-area-n1041836
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Old Today, 06:07 PM
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Location: Clyde Hill, WA
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It's been shown time after time that money is not what drives the gun debate on either side. Here's a piece from the liberal outlet Vox on the matter.
https://www.vox.com/policy-and-polit...gress-money-no

There just isn't enough money in firearms manufacturing to make Washington DC sit up and take notice.

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The NRA may exert a massive and real influence on Washington, DC, but its campaign contributions can’t possibly be the corrupting agent singlehandedly thwarting meaningful action on gun control, as many of the analyses above suggest.
And, they say, we can come pretty close to proving it.
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Old Today, 06:17 PM
 
Location: annandale, va & slidell, la
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It's a lost cause for the Left and they know it. All they can hope for is an organic cultural shift that could take centuries.
Yet they persist and may incite civil war with their actions. Go figure.
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Old Today, 06:49 PM
 
Location: Jacksonville, FL
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Originally Posted by Corvette Ministries View Post
As long as funding (lobbying, contributions, etc,) for Gun Rights continues to exceed that of Gun Control, expect any and all attempts at gun control to keep getting shot down.

Campaign Contributions,
1990-2018
Gun rights: $42.1 million
Gun control: $4.3 million

Outside Spending, 2010-2018
Gun rights: $113.6 million
Gun control: $12.5 million

Lobbying, 1998-2018
Gun rights: $149 million
Gun control: $21 million

Top contributors, from the Center for Responsive Politics, for Gun Rights versus for Gun Control.
Gun control has become an ideological issue in America. The anti gun crowd could dump more money into contributions than the pro gun crowd and there would still be a strong resistance to their stupidity. Yes, stupidity. When the party pushing for gun control is the party responsible for most of the major atrocities in United States history and they have managed to garner enough support that there is even a chance of yet another gun law being passed, that’s stupidity.
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