Donations to the National Rifle Association's (NRA) political action committee more than tripled in February in comparison to its contributions from January, filings show.
The donations increased as liberal activists, politicians, and celebrities have called for more gun control measures and singled out the NRA and Republican politicians who have received support from the group following the Feb. 14 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., that left 17 dead.
The PAC raised a total of $779,063 in February and reported $247,985 in donations in January, an increase of more than 200 percent.
While the cast of
High School Musical 8: Right to Bare Deez Nuts
is all the "NRA likes Nickelback" and "Wayne LaPierre thinks a hot dog is a sandwich," the NRA is all...
Again, these numbers are BEFORE the march. These numbers are BEFORE the left finally admitted that repealing the Second Amendment is the plan. We should thank them. Maybe send them a muffin basket. Or even an Edible Arrangements. If we pay them enough, they can probably make an AR-15 out of pineapple and melon balls.
We owe everyone involved in #MarchForOurLives a great debt of gratitude. They just made 2018 so much easier for all of us.