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Gun Lobby Uses Newtown Anniversary To Raise Money

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The post came a day before the first anniversary of the massacre in Newtown, Connecticut, which left 20 children and six school staffers dead. The fundraising call also cited the organization's spokesman Erich Pratt going "mano-a-mano with CNN's Piers Morgan" about gun control and gun violence.

It went on to describe an interview with MSNBC's Andrea Mitchell as a "firefight" that brought kudos to the group's Facebook page.

The post continued that over the past year it's become increasingly clear that Congress "hasn't fixed the underlying problems which turn many areas of our nation into soft targets for soft criminals."

"Our schools are still gun free zones…military personnell still can't carry firearms at work… and it's just a matter of time before another determined psycho steals a gun and goes on a rampage in a gun free zone."