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Vegas shooting, 50 dead

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  • katliamomkatliamom Registered User Posts: 11,069 Senior Member
    In the grand scheme of things -- mass murder & terrorizing the community being just two of the grand scheme of them -- the above is a small thing to focus your worry about. Just my opinion, of course.
  • Dr_ManhattanDr_Manhattan Registered User Posts: 2 New Member
    Fivethirtyeight's write-up on gun deaths stats: Fivethirtyeight

    They also did a sub-story from last year on mass killings: Mass-killings538

    Re: bump stocks, serious target shooters or hunters would not use these due to obvious loss of accuracy, rather those looking for "fun". If congress can't get a ban on these, it would be very difficult to explain to voters come mid-term elections.
  • HarvestMoon1HarvestMoon1 Registered User Posts: 5,897 Senior Member

    I think that's why the NRA is attempting to persuade Congress to pass it off to the ATF.
  • coralbrookcoralbrook Registered User Posts: 6,501 Senior Member
    The NPR interview is a very interesting read. I had no idea the NRA was focusing so heavily on state level legislatures
  • lololulololu Registered User Posts: 1,400 Senior Member
    "Research every board member and lobbyist of the NRA and publish a list of their names, photo and personal contact information, including their home addresses?"

    ANd how about publishing a list of how much money each Senator and each Congressman has received from the NRA and gun companies. Let us see how much our Senator's think our lives are worth.
  • catahoulacatahoula Registered User Posts: 3,344 Senior Member
    edited October 6
    Research every board member and lobbyist of the NRA and publish a list of their names, photo and personal contact information, including their home addresses? Some of us would like to get on their social media...
    Can't really say but I doubt that's going to swing the votes of gun owners away from an organization they may or may not even belong to. And it's believers in the Second amendment, not the NRA brass, you need to sway.

    Heck, if they even notice some NRA board member has been publicly shamed, they'll most likely make a mental note to vote for whoever believes they have a right to own a firearm until they misuse it.
  • rosered55rosered55 Registered User Posts: 2,597 Senior Member
    The NRA brass are the ones who control the organization's purse strings and thus members of Congress.
  • romanigypsyeyesromanigypsyeyes Registered User Posts: 32,140 Senior Member
    ANd how about publishing a list of how much money each Senator and each Congressman has received from the NRA and gun companies. Let us see how much our Senator's think our lives are worth.

    Unlike the NRA and many politicians, I'm personally against putting innocent people (in this case, any children or grandchildren of these politicians) at risk (in this case, putting out their addresses).
  • emilybeeemilybee Registered User Posts: 11,606 Senior Member
  • coralbrookcoralbrook Registered User Posts: 6,501 Senior Member
    I was just venting. I just want to focus my attention on where the money and power is that's keeping our nation from tightening down.

    Follow the money

    Thanks for the links on the political donations. Now we just have to find the state level
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