How Come There’s no Anti-Gun Lobby?


So people are angry with the Senate for failing to pass gun control, but the problem is “structural.” Maybe it’s the culture too, or maybe one of the reasons that the gun people win all the time has something to do with organization. They raise money, spend money, bang on doors, lobby, lobby, lobby. Liberals and progressives need to stop whining. Or is politics something that “we” just talk about but don’t do or know how to do? Whatever you think about it, J-Street seems to have caught on to this. How come there’s no anti-gun lobby? I’d join in a red-hot minute.

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Zachary Braiterman is Professor of Religion in the Department of Religion at Syracuse University. His specialization is modern Jewish thought and philosophical aesthetics.
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2 Responses to How Come There’s no Anti-Gun Lobby?

  1. Jon Awbrey says:

    It’s hard to make a gadshillion bucks not selling something, so any potential anti-gun lobby lacks the redounding rivers and oceanic currents of revenue streams that the gun lobby can tap on a recurring basis without hardly anyone noticing the take.

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