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Thousands of people participate in the March for Our Lives protest in New York City in March 2018. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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NRA Facing Most Formidable Opposition Yet, A Year After Parkland

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Sakran, a Johns Hopkins trauma surgeon, created the Twitter account @ThisIsOurLane and encouraged other doctors to share their experiences treating victims of gun violence. Courtesy of Joseph Sakran hide caption

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A Trauma Surgeon Who Survived Gun Violence Is Taking On The NRA

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Doctors have been tweeting about their experiences treating victims of gun violence after the NRA mocked a position paper by the American College of Physicians. Dominick Reuter/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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After NRA Mocks Doctors, Physicians Reply: 'This Is Our Lane'

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Activists from Concerned Women for America make a stop on their bus tour in Indianapolis, where Democratic Sen. Joe Donnelly is facing pressure from the right as he prepares to vote on the Supreme Court nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh just weeks before Election Day. Sarah McCammon/NPR hide caption

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Kavanaugh Fight Puts Vulnerable Senators In A Tight Spot

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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, shown here speaking at an event last month, has described the NRA's lawsuit against him as "frivolous." Seth Wenig/AP hide caption

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Is Cuomo Threatening NRA's Existence? He Says: 'I'd Like To Believe It's True'

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The National Rifle Association, which held its annual meeting in Dallas in May, has filed a lawsuit against New York state officials claiming they are pressuring financial institutions to stop doing business with the organization. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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A man in an NRA hat (who didn't want to give his name) speaks at a March For Our Lives event on March 24 in West Palm Beach, Fla. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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Gov. Mary Fallin vetoed a bill allowing adults to carry firearms without a license and signed a bill to let private agencies deny placing a child for adoption based on religious beliefs. Jose Luis Magana/AP hide caption

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Retired U.S. Marine Lt. Col. Oliver North speaks before giving the invocation at the National Rifle Association Institute for Legislative Action Leadership Forum in Dallas on Friday. The NRA announced Monday that North will become president of the association within a few weeks. Sue Ogrocki/AP hide caption

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Dennis Kucinich greets voters at the West Side Market in Cleveland. He surprised voters and his opponents with his late candidacy for governor. M.L Schultze/WKSU hide caption

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Progressive, Or ... More Progressive? Ohio Democrats Choose Candidate For Governor

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Then-presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at the National Rifle Association's convention in May 2016 in Louisville, Ky. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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Trump Pledged To Take On The NRA; Now He's Speaking At Group's Annual Convention

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Vice President Pence will deliver the keynote address at the annual NRA convention in Dallas on Friday in front of an audience that won't be carrying any guns. Chuck Burton/AP hide caption

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Law enforcement officers block off the entrance to Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Feb. 15 in Parkland, Fla. A day earlier a gunman opened fire in the school, killing 17 people. Wilfredo Lee/AP hide caption

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In Florida, Cities Challenge State On Gun Regulation Laws

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Chris W. Cox, executive director of the NRA's Institute for Legislative Action, speaks during the Conservative Political Action Conference last year. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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Wes Morosky, left, owner of Duke's Sport Shop helps Ron Detka as he shops for a rifle at his store in New Castle, Pa. Keith Srakocic/AP hide caption

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Trump's Plan To Secure Schools Calls For Arming Teachers, Improving Background Checks

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Vince Warner fires an AK-47 with a bump stock installed at Good Guys Gun and Range in Utah. A significant majority of Americans favor outlawing the attachment, according to the latest NPR/Ipsos poll. George Frey/Getty Images hide caption

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NPR Poll: After Parkland, Number of Americans Who Want Gun Restrictions Grows

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The First National Bank of Omaha is among several businesses that have renounced partnerships with the National Rifle Association in the aftermath of the Parkland, Fla., school shooting. Nati Harnik/AP hide caption

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