Have the Gun Owners of America Jumped the Gun?

It’s hard to believe, but the Gun Owners of America (GOA) have staked out a position further to the right than the National Rifle Association (NRA). Whereas the NRA will endorse (if not financially support) Democratic politicians whose election will further the NRA’s goals, the GOA is all republican (a.k.a. conservative) all the time. And how. “Gun Owners of America has two major goals in 2012,” their press release announces. “First — make Barack Obama a one-term President. Second — make Harry Reid the minority leader in the Senate.” B-b-b-ut what if Obama’s challenger has a strident anti-gun rights agenda? Someone like . . .

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It’s hard to believe, but the Gun Owners of America (GOA) have staked out a position further to the right than the National Rifle Association (NRA). Whereas the NRA will…

Is the NRA Relevant?

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My recent stories for TTAG about the National Rifle Association’s PR problems have hit something of a nerve. More specifically, members are up in arms about the NRA’s flirtation with Democratic…

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