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William Rivers Pitt on How the Gun Industry Sells Mass Shootings

The NRA and the gun industry appear to up against the ropes in the wake of the mass shootings and other instances of gun violence that took place in 2012. But the truth it, the industry has never been better.

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The NRA and the gun industry appear to up against the ropes in the wake of the mass shootings and other instances of gun violence that took place in 2012. But the truth it, the industry has never been better. Every time a mass shooting occurs, sales for the gun industry skyrocket, giving them little reason to denounce such atrocious events. Mike Papantonio talks about this with William Rivers Pitt, a staff reporter and columnist for Truthout.org.

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