The Right to Air Arms - Part 2

Friday, June 18, 2004

This week, the National Rifle Association went live on Sirius satellite radio with its 3-hour daily talk show. The NRA says its media aspirations, which include plans to eventually buy actual radio stations, are as much about the first amendment as they are about the second one. Specifically, the group claims it's not subject to pre-election spending limits for lobbying organizations laid out in the McCain Feingold campaign finance law. Why? Because that law exempts newspapers, broadcasters, and other media outlets. Larry Noble, Executive Director of the Center for Responsive Politics, tells Bob what's at

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