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The Newtown-Based Gun Lobby's Big Plans

Saki Knafo | Posted 03.11.2013 | Politics
Saki Knafo

After what happened in December, many of us were surprised to learn that an organization in Newtown is essentially the top PR and lobbying firm for many of the companies that make up the country's firearms industry. Over the last few years, as interest in traditional hunting has declined, the group has campaigned to promote what it insists on calling "modern sporting rifles" (it rejects the term "assault weapons" and, presumably, the bad PR that goes with it).