Inspired by the NRA, pro-gun enthusiasts have turned into a political juggernaut.
VICE News asked school shooting survivors and parents of victims what they wanted to say directly to the NRA.
The lawsuit claims the NRA used the shell companies to make illegal campaign donations to at least 7 candidates for federal office.
The conservative organization wants to instill the same fear in politicians that the gun lobby has for a generation.
“I remember getting there going, ‘Thank God I'm safe. Nobody can get me here,’” Wayne LaPierre said in a deposition.
“It’s clear that the NRA has been failing to carry out its stated mission for many, many years,” New York State Attorney General Letitia James said in a press conference Thursday.
Victims and families of victims have launched a class-action suit against a gun manufacturing giant, related to the Danforth mass shooting.
He reportedly bought the trip at a National Rifle Association charity before Dad was elected president, but the five bodyguards he brought along with him were on the taxpayers' dime.
"I think all these laws are the result of American capitalism."
A summer of scandal and fundraising woes have weakened the National Rifle Association. But don't count them out.