Tag Archives: Gun lobby money

NRA AND TFA FAVORITE COURTNEY ROGERS DELIVERS BIZARRE RANT ON HOUSE FLOOR REFERS TO PEOPLE AS “LIGHT MEAT AND DARK MEAT”

In 2012 and 2014, the National Rifle Association and Tennessee Firearms Association spent over $100,000 to elect and support Representative Courtney Rogers. Most of the money was spent to oust Republican Debra Maggart in the primary. Maggart, a Republican and lifelong NRA member with an A+ rating, ran afoul of the gun lobby after she sided with business owners and

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NRA uses Money and Intimidation in Tennessee to influence Legislative Votes

  As gun violence prevention advocates and outspoken critics of the excessive amount of gun-related legislation filed this year- and especially with regards to the guns in parks bill- Gun Violence Prevention (GVP) advocates are often asked: “Why do they keep pushing these bills that no one seems to want but them?” While some legislators undoubtedly believe in the bills, for

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