Amber Phillips in The Washington Post: “It’s now safe to say the NRA is one of the most powerful lobbying organizations of all time. And according to the latest Pew Research poll, Republicans are overwhelming in favor of that.”

“The survey taken July 14-20 on gun rights found that just 13 percent of Republicans think the NRA has too much influence.”


“Gun rights … have magnetized Americans toward the political poles. So Republicans might be naturally lining up with the more conservative factions in their party on everything from gun rights to immigration.”

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