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  • January 16, 2013 1:42 pm

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    Meet the NRA’s Board of Directors:

    87 percent are men. 93 percent are white.
    25 percent are current or former federal, state, or local lawmakers or officials.
    22 percent are current or former law enforcement officers. 30 percent are current or former members of the military.
    24 percent are lawyers.
    12 percent are entertainers or athletes.
    64 percent are hunters. 71 percent are sport or competitive shooters.
    At least 71 percent were nominated, endorsed, or selected by the NRA’s Nominating Committee.

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    — Mother Jones

    (Source: Mother Jones)

  • January 7, 2013 1:44 pm
    At least 27 cities have held or planned gun buybacks since the Newtown shooting that left 20 children and six teachers dead. But experts say that these events don’t do much to stop mass shootings. View high resolution

    At least 27 cities have held or planned gun buybacks since the Newtown shooting that left 20 children and six teachers dead. But experts say that these events don’t do much to stop mass shootings.