In 2000, NRA President Charlton Heston spoke at the group’s Charlotte convention. Heston told NRA members in 2000 that Democratic presidential candidate Al Gore would have to take his rifle “from my cold, dead hands!” In cities such as Charlotte, Louisville and Houston, taxpayers have supported the NRA with subsidies, sometimes in the hundreds of thousands of dollars.
In 2000, NRA President Charlton Heston spoke at the group’s Charlotte convention. Heston told NRA members in 2000 that Democratic presidential candidate Al Gore would have to take his rifle “from my cold, dead hands!” In cities such as Charlotte, Louisville and Houston, taxpayers have supported the NRA with subsidies, sometimes in the hundreds of thousands of dollars. TODD SUMLIN 2000 OBSERVER FILE PHOTO BY TODD
In 2000, NRA President Charlton Heston spoke at the group’s Charlotte convention. Heston told NRA members in 2000 that Democratic presidential candidate Al Gore would have to take his rifle “from my cold, dead hands!” In cities such as Charlotte, Louisville and Houston, taxpayers have supported the NRA with subsidies, sometimes in the hundreds of thousands of dollars. TODD SUMLIN 2000 OBSERVER FILE PHOTO BY TODD

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August 26, 2016 11:03 AM

Cities beset by gun violence use subsidies to woo NRA

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