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Slideshow: Seven NRA enemies straight out of the 90s

Among others, the gun lobby counts 90s boy bands, TV and movie stars as "anti-gun"


Jillian Rayfield
February 2, 2013 3:00AM (UTC)

On Friday, an NRA press release from September 2012 listing the gun lobby's enemies resurfaced and made the rounds on Twitter and the web. The statement says that each of the listed groups or celebrities (or journalists or publications or cartoonists) has "lent monetary, grassroots or some other type of direct support to anti-gun organizations."

Included on the (quite extensive) list are health care groups like the American Academy of Pediatrics (on there twice), the American Medical Association (also on there twice), women's groups like the League of Women Voters and the National Organization for Women, and Jewish groups like the American Jewish Congress and the Anti-Defamation League. Check out the full list here.

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But listed among the celebrities are a clearly terrifying contingent of stars who first (or only) gained fame in the 1990s:

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Jillian Rayfield

Jillian Rayfield is an Assistant News Editor for Salon, focusing on politics. Follow her on Twitter at @jillrayfield or email her at jrayfield@salon.com.

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