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Brady Center selling its mailing list?

Discussion in 'Legal' started by ArmedLiberal, Jun 13, 2010.

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  1. ArmedLiberal

    ArmedLiberal Well-Known Member

    Can we dare hope that they are so desperate? Is this like selling their seed corn to keep from starving?

    Am I too optimistic?


    Thursday, May 27, 2010
    Brady Campaign membership numbers
    By: Joe Huffman Thursday, May 27, 2010 7:34:15 PM (Pacific Daylight Time, UTC-07:00) ( Gun Rights )
    We have often wondered what the true membership numbers of the Brady Campaign are. In 2004 they said they had "about half a million".

    Since they are selling their membership list we now know what are probably close to the true numbers:

    40,765 DONORS/MEMBERS (24 MOS)
    28,417 DONORS/MEMBERS (12 MOS)

    This appears to be the actual mailing list for sale.


    Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence - Donors/Members Mailing List

    Founded in 1974 (Formerly known as Handgun Control) this public citizens lobby works for legislative controls and governmental regulations on the manufacture, importation, sale, transfer, and civilian possesion of guns. Activists are individuals who have responded by mail on a gun control issue.
  2. cbrgator

    cbrgator Well-Known Member

    Even if they fold now, they'll be back. Politics is cyclical. Right now we are in a tear to extend gun rights. Sometime in the future the antis will again have their day.

    We'll see who the president is when Scalia, Thomas, and Kennedy retire as that is really the only material factor when it comes to gun rights. It wouldn't matter if the NRA was 10 million strong, or even 20, if there are anti-gun justices sitting on the High Court, nothing will happen for us. But, of course, it's always nice to have public opinion (and thus $$$) on your side when fighting legal battles.
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  3. Trebor

    Trebor Well-Known Member

  4. evan price

    evan price Well-Known Member

    The Bradys are hoping & praying for another situation like Columbine. They need corpses and blood to survive, like vampires.
  5. bigfatdave

    bigfatdave Well-Known Member

    Or necrophiliac cannibals.
    Preying on the fears of helpless ninnies to fatten their wallets and push their authoritarian agenda.
  6. Truckerguns

    Truckerguns Member

    It would be interesting to see what percentage of pro 2A people on their list as those who are keeping tabs on their email activities. It would be even better to see that percentage begin to unsubscribe from their list before they sell it.

  7. 71Commander

    71Commander Well-Known Member

    One thing you gotta remember is that everyone on the list is not a donor. I'm on it. Lots of pro gunners are on it.

    I get their weekly newsletter. It helps in keeping an eye on their antics.
  8. Art Eatman

    Art Eatman Administrator Staff Member

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