NRA leader Wayne LaPierre speaks to the National Rifle Association Leadership Forum in Georgia last year. Photo: EPA

Another mass shooting in the US and no gun control: here’s why the NRA is so powerful

It’s not only that the National Rifle Association spends millions on political lobbying. It’s the reported 5 million-strong membership that is reliably and effectively mobilised, and its 145-year history with voters

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NRA leader Wayne LaPierre speaks to the National Rifle Association Leadership Forum in Georgia last year. Photo: EPA
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