Tumblr Icon RSS Icon

NRA Drops $1.3 Million To Boost Presidential Candidate Who Signed Gun Ban

By Ian Millhiser

"NRA Drops $1.3 Million To Boost Presidential Candidate Who Signed Gun Ban"

Share:

google plus icon

The National Rifle Association bought over $1.3 million in attack ads on President Obama in the states of Wisconsin, Florida, Ohio and Virginia. The nation’s largest gun lobby recently chose to back Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, who signed a permanent ban on assault rifles as governor of Massachusetts, over Democratic President Barack Obama, whose sole contribution to gun laws is a statute allowing gun owners to bring loaded firearms into national parks.

‹ Justiceline: October 16, 2012

New York State Senator: Romney Uses Immigrants As A ‘Pinata’ ›

By clicking and submitting a comment I acknowledge the ThinkProgress Privacy Policy and agree to the ThinkProgress Terms of Use. I understand that my comments are also being governed by Facebook, Yahoo, AOL, or Hotmail’s Terms of Use and Privacy Policies as applicable, which can be found here.