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  •  Gun-Owners of America (GOA) is apparently (1+ / 0-)
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    imposing more hurdles than even the NRA.

    That's part of the reason I favor seeking to repeal or amend the Second Amendment -- there are ever-more crazy gun-groups out there (Second Amendment Foundation, etc.), but they all get their life-blood from 2A.

    A little known pro-gun lobby that’s well to the right of the National Rifle Association has complicated efforts to reach a solution on gun control legislation, top Democrats have said in recent days.
    The Gun Owners of America has been around for decades, operating mostly in obscurity, dwarfed by the lobbying and fundraising prowess of the NRA. The group’s big gripe is that the NRA is too squishy and willing to compromise, and its recent efforts to scuttle gun control legislation appear to be scaring away Republicans amenable to background checks.

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