TV News LIES

Tuesday, Sep 27th

Last update05:20:13 AM GMT

You are here News Domestic (USA) How The NRA Built A Massive Secret Database Of Gun Owners

How The NRA Built A Massive Secret Database Of Gun Owners

E-mail Print PDF

NRA secret gin owner data baseThe National Rifle Association has rallied gun owners — and raised tens of millions of dollars — campaigning against the threat of a national database of firearms or their owners.

But in fact, the sort of vast, secret database the NRA often warns of already exists, despite having been assembled largely without the knowledge or consent of gun owners. It is housed in the Virginia offices of the NRA itself. The country’s largest privately held database of current, former, and prospective gun owners is one of the powerful lobby’s secret weapons, expanding its influence well beyond its estimated 3 million members and bolstering its political supremacy.

That database has been built through years of acquiring gun permit registration lists from state and county offices, gathering names of new owners from the thousands of gun safety classes taught by NRA-certified instructors and by buying lists of attendees of gun shows, subscribers to gun magazines, and more, BuzzFeed has learned.

The result: a big data powerhouse that deploys the same high-tech tactics all year round that the vaunted Obama campaign used to win two presidential elections.

More...


Most Recent Related Stories...


Florida Cops Must Pay Rape Victims $6M

Florida cops to pay for sexual assaultsThe morning in question has already cost two Lauderhill police officers their jobs. Now the 90...

Gunman who wounded 9 was wearing Nazi paraphernalia, sources say

Nathan De SaiThe lawyer who carried out Monday morning's shooting that wounded nine people was wearing what appeared...

NYPD probes suspicious package found near Manhattan hospital

NYPD finds package near Manhattan hospitalA suspicious device found near a Washington Heights hospital put the area on lockdown Monday night,...

NYC Policeman charged in shooting of unarmed motorist

NYPDA police officer who shot and killed an unarmed man who approached his vehicle was charged...
 
America's # 1 Enemy
Tee Shirt
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
TVNL Tee Shirt
 
TVNL TOTE BAG
Conserve our Planet
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
Get your 9/11 & Media
Deception Dollars
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
The Loaded Deck
The First & the Best!
The Media & Bush Admin Exposed!