Gutowski on NPR: Canceled NRA Annual Meeting ‘Has a Very Real Impact’

Founder of The Reload Stephen Gutowski joined NPR on Friday to discuss the canceling of this year’s NRA Annual Meeting.

Interviewer Tim Mak noted that it was the second year in a row that the annual meeting has been canceled and asked what impact that might have on the organization.

“I think it has a very real impact on their finances specifically because the NRA annual meeting is the largest fundraising event of the year for this group,” Gutowski said. “It usually features over 80,000 attendees. It’s also a big rallying point for their membership.”

He also discussed why the group has been able to withstand mounting scandals and how it continues to successfully oppose new gun control proposals.

“They still have 5 million members,” Gutowski said. “That hasn’t grown since 2013, but it’s still by far the largest of any gun-related group.”

The full segment can be found here.

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