Like clockwork, the value of gun company stock rose multiple points after the Pulse nightclub massacre on Sunday morning that killed 50 people and wounded 53.

As the NRA continues to fuel fears that Democrats will take away Americans’ firearms, let’s make sure everyone hears what President Obama told a gun store owner in early June. Namely, that by funding the political campaigns of lawmakers who refuse to improve gun laws, the NRA and the rest of the gun lobby are ensuring that U.S. policy continues to prioritize profit before life.

—Posted by Alexander Reed Kelly.


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