— “Here’s who the NRA really represents,” Business Insider, December 19, 2012
"There is no clearer example of corporate control of public interest than the Senate’s defeat of background checks supported by 3/4 of NRA members."
"There are two reasons for the [gun] industry support for the NRA. The first is that the organization develops and maintains a market for their products. The second, less direct function, is to absorb criticism in the event of PR crises for the gun industry."