It’s all “Guns ‘N Roses” for the multi-billion dollar firearms industry, still blossoming in the United States. With strong lobbies, like the National Rifle Association, guns ‘n ammo are big business with big influence.
The NRA’s best known spokesman,Wayne LaPierre, has pulled down an annual salary, close to a million dollars. In addition to fighting against gun control legislation, the NRA frequently takes its firepower to the courts, backing people and groups to expand gun ownership and access rights.
However, the NRA doesn’t always win every battle it chooses. For example, as Lawyers.com Editor-in-Chief Larry Bodine reported, the 10th Circuit recently ruled that the Second Amendment does not cover conceal carry weapon permits. Check out the article and the infographic below for more information on guns and firerarm laws in America.
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