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NSSF: Gun-Control Grabs Taxpayer Protection Funds for Anti-Gun Candidates

Perspective from the National Shooting Sports Foundation.

NSSF: Gun-Control Grabs Taxpayer Protection Funds for Anti-Gun Candidates

A 45-caliber handgun and ammunition resting on a folded flag against the United States constitution. (Photo by Stephanie Frey/Shutterstock)

Gun-control activists are lining their pockets with taxpayer-funded coronavirus economic relief while at the same time paying millions to antigun candidates who would crush the Second Amendment rights of American citizens.

The difficulty is deciding which is more infuriating, the wanton abuse of taxpayer-funded support for small businesses or the audacity of the Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence and Giffords: Courage to Fight Gun Violence co-founders former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and her husband and Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate from Arizona, Mark Kelly. Brady netted between $350,000 and $1 million, while Giffords grabbed between $150,000-$350,000. At the same time...

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