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This Map Won’t Tell You Where You Are, But It Will Tell You How Much NRA Money Is In Your State

This map will help you realize how hard it’s been to#DemandAPlan. 

This Map Won’t Tell You Where You Are, But It Will Tell You How Much NRA Money Is In Your State

These maps show a simple stat that's pretty striking. This one shows the widespread contributions from the NRA's political action committee to the campaigns of members of Congress since Jan. 1, 2009. A whopping $1,453,637:


And this one shows the amount of contributions from the Brady Campaign (a group working to prevent gun violence) to those same members of Congress over that same time period. It's just a little different at only $5,868:

In short: the NRA has spent almost 250 times what the Brady Campaign has on contributions to members of Congress. That's ridiculous.

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As people get older, social isolation and loneliness become serious problems. Many find themselves living alone for the first time after the death of a spouse. It's also difficult for older people to maintain friendships when people they've known for years become ill or pass away.

Census Bureau figures say that almost a quarter of men and nearly 46% of women over the age of 75 live alone.

But loneliness doesn't just affect those who reside by themselves. People can feel lonely when there is a discrepancy between their desired and actual relationships. To put it simply, when it comes to having a healthy social life, quality is just as important as quantity.

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