The power of the NRA in DC

http://thehill.com/regulation/235722-gun-rights-groups-flex-muscle-in-gop-congress

This excellent article is useful for students trying to find evidence of the impact of pressure groups. So often their impact is difficult to ascertain, as many of their actions are behind closed doors. However in this article, it shows the impact the NRA had by mobilising 90,000 public comments which pushed the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms into shelving a proposed plan to ban bullets. A must read for the Unit 3 pressure groups topic.

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