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NRA: 100K new members since Sandy Hook shooting

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The National Rifle Association has gained more than 100,000 new members since Adam Lanza, 20, walked into Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown and killed 20 children and six adults, according to Politico.

According to the article on Politico, the number of paid members jumped from 4.1 million to 4.2 million in the 18 days following the school shooting.

Mike Allen of the NRA told Politico, "Our goal is to get to 5 million before the debate is over."

All those new members have NRA officials seeing dollar signs as well. Every new membership costs $25, adding up to $2.5 million for the organization.

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