Are Some Gun Groups Just In It For The Money?
By Tom Knighton
Gun owners are generally more politically engaged than most segments of the population. They’re engaged and willing to battle to preserve their Second Amendment rights.
However, there are groups out there that talk a big game and don’t seem to do much of anything, at least as far as some folks can tell.
One group–or, more specifically, a network of groups–is being called out by the media as being just that.
Minnesota Gun Rights, a group that promotes itself as a registered nonprofit, had its tax-exempt status revoked in 2016 and hasn’t been reinstated, a FOX 9 investigation has found.
The group’s nonprofit status is the latest question to be raised about the group’s operations in Minnesota. For years, lawmakers and other pro-gun organizations have accused the organization of taking donations while doing little to advance the cause of gun owners.
Ben Dorr, the group’s political director, initially told FOX 9 that Minnesota Gun Rights is an active nonprofit and said questions about the issue were “fake news.” But later, he and his brother Chris acknowledged that they had not filed the proper forms with the Internal Revenue Service and would correct the issue.
Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison’s officeissued a Feb. 6 …Read the Rest
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