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According to Lowry, the key to the NRA’s influence isn’t money, but rather “a wide-ranging membership that is extremely devoted and extremely involved.” The gun-control lobby has so far been unable to counter the NRA because they lack the same popular support on the ground. For instance, Lowry explained, Senator Schumer’s proposed gun-control bill would fail to garner public support once Americans learned the “nitty gritty” details.

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