Joshua Powell, NRA’s former No. 2, says making money was top priority | USA TODAY

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Joshua Powell, NRA's former second-in-command, says fear was a tool after mass shootings.

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37 Comments on "Joshua Powell, NRA’s former No. 2, says making money was top priority | USA TODAY"

  1. 2nd

  2. Kids Fishing Life | September 7, 2020 at 11:50 AM | Reply

    Why?not believe?

  3. *shall not be infringed*

  4. Look it is well documented that numerous democrats want to ban all firearms. There is a violence problem in America and guns are just one of the many tools used.
    If the nanny state wants to ban guns because they are used in violent crime what’s next ? Banning knives, motor vehicles, baseball bats, aircraft all are used in violent crimes by unauthorized individuals just like guns.

    • So every other civilised country in the world is wrong, but you are right, 10 times the gun deaths of the whole of Europe with a third of population, guns kill people.

    • @cu jimmy civilized is relative.
      We have the least amount of gun deaths per legal gun owners than any other nation in the world.
      I rather take my chanced here, with my rights, than anywhere else…. period.

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  5. Not surprised. Exploiting people’s fear to obtain $$$.

  6. There is many mentally ill people. They’re not getting any help. Society should concentrate on them. If we got rid of guns, evildoer will use a knife or baseball bat.

  7. Too bad that money has to motivate the decisions made, and people die, and the people making the money remain anonymous.

  8. Democrats have helped in selling over 5 millions guns in the last 3 months…

    • no, that’s just your own paranoia.

    • @Claire Conover Every time a Democrat win office, I buy gun or 2.
      It’s a good thing I did.
      The last Democrat outlawed certain riffles.
      So I buried them knowing it’s only a matter of time they come for them.
      You will never disarm us.

    • Monique Lestine | September 7, 2020 at 1:22 PM | Reply

      @Claire Conover lol… Democrats have been well quoted saying just that.

  9. NRA is a volunteer organization…
    Criminals aren’t members.

  10. … of course it was.
    the men in charge needed money to pay for fancy suits & luxury vacations.

  11. Those of us that buy our guns legally are usually, not always, not using them for violence. If the NRA has been illegally moving and using money, then they should be fined, Not closed, they fight for our 2nd amendment rights.

    • Join GOA… Gun Owners of America.
      There are a few more other such organizations as well.
      But GOA has been very active in our state and effective.

    • Yvonne Needham | September 7, 2020 at 1:16 PM | Reply

      @2bRealist thanks, i’ll look that up

    • Monique Lestine | September 7, 2020 at 1:26 PM | Reply

      @Yvonne Needham GAO is at times better than the NRA.
      For example… the NRA is willing to cave on enhanced back ground checks, aka, gun owner registries, which is a big slap in the face to gun owners.
      The GOA is against any and all forms of gun owner registries.

  12. To blame gun owners for gun violence is sick. It’s criminals that are the problem not lawful gun owners.

  13. What part of shall not be in fringed do you not understand. All gun laws are unconstitutional.

  14. The semiconductor amendment protects the first amendment

  15. People will need to be armed since you have defunded police you can’t take away both commies

  16. SHALL NOT BE INFRINGED!!!🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸

  17. Making money?!? Oh the HUMANITY! How will our Country ever recover? 😂💯🤣

  18. He is just trying to save face……he knows that he is involved himself

  19. usatoday does the same thing shilling for
    the left

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