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Poll: 58% support NRA

According to a Gallup survey released Thursday, 58 percent of Americans view the National Rifle Association favorably, despite a mass shooting in Oregon this month that prompted criticism of the gun lobby and strong words from the president. The early October mass shooting at a community college in Oregon prompted the same soul-searching questions about gun control that follow every mass shooting in America. It also prompted a harsh rebuke from President Obama about the need for tighter gun control measures/The Hill. More here.



D.F. Oliveria
D.F. (Dave) Oliveria joined The Spokesman-Review in 1984. He currently is a columnist and compiles the Huckleberries Online blog and writes about North Idaho in his Huckleberries column.

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