No Compromise Discover a social media empire with an unapologetic vision of gun rights—generating millions of likes, follows, and dollars. From Guns & America, reporters Lisa Hagen of WABE and Chris Haxel of KCUR expose how three brothers from the most uncompromising corner of the gun debate are turning hot-button issues into donations and controversy.
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Discover a social media empire with an unapologetic vision of gun rights—generating millions of likes, follows, and dollars. From Guns & America, reporters Lisa Hagen of WABE and Chris Haxel of KCUR expose how three brothers from the most uncompromising corner of the gun debate are turning hot-button issues into donations and controversy.

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Aaron Dorr heads pro-gun groups in several states across the country, but he films most of his Facebook Live videos in front of an interchangeable set of banners. Chris Haxel for KCUR hide caption

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Does No-Compromising Really Work?

In Episode 3: Aaron Dorr tells his flock of pro-gun followers on Facebook that he's tirelessly fighting for their Second Amendment rights. But if that's true, why do so many pro-gun Republican lawmakers hate him so much? And is the Dorr brothers' no-compromise approach to advocacy actually working?

Does No-Compromising Really Work?

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Carolyn Ricker, of Newnan, Ga., says she likes to watch Facebook videos from her favorite no-compromise gun group while she sews. Kaitlin Kolarik for WABE hide caption

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The Facebook Flock

In Episode 2, hear how the Dorr brothers have used Facebook Live to grow their fanbase and convert disaffected NRA members over to their side. It has to do with social media savvy, expensive suits, red flag laws, and making their fans feel seen and heard in a way the NRA simply can't.

The Facebook Flock

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Participants pose with a sign that reads 'come and take it' as the Virginia Gun Rally organized by the Virginia Citizens Defense League comes to an end outside the Virginia State Capitol in Richmond, Va. on Jan. 20. Thousands converged both to rally and to lobby lawmakers against proposed state gun restrictions. Maura Friedman for NPR hide caption

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A World Where The NRA Is Soft On Guns

One of the same far-right groups behind this spring's anti-quarantine protests also plays a big role in a burgeoning "No Compromise" gun rights movement. Its members see the NRA as too amenable to gun control measures. Two reporters begin their journey to understand the Dorr Brothers and their followers.

A World Where The NRA Is Soft On Guns

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Introducing: No Compromise

A new investigative series that takes you deep into the most uncompromising corner of the gun debate.

Introducing: No Compromise

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