Been awhile since posting any updates on the shenanigans of the NRA.
Motion To Depose Col. Lee Granted
https://nraindanger.wordpress.com/2023/ ... e-granted/
Based upon his social media posts which seemingly contradict his previous testimony.
https://nraindanger.wordpress.com/2023/ ... -benefits/
“Excess Benefits” is a tax term, meaning money paid to a non-profit’s executives which shouldn’t have been paid. It can mean an unreasonably high salary, or (more usually) money that they misappropriated for themselves, and got caught.
NRA Files 2022 Audit
https://nraindanger.wordpress.com/2023/ ... 022-audit/
It’s filed with the North Carolina Secretary of State. Click here on “Audit.” It shows a continuing financial disaster. Over 2021-2022 dues income fell from $97 million to $83 million, a 15% drop that indicates a loss of around 350,000 annual members last year alone. Assets fell from $211 million to $174 million. Liability for notes payable and lines of credit nearly doubled, from $24 million to $43 million.
Long-term, over the last ten years (2012 – 2022), NRA’s overall revenues have fallen from $344 million to $213 million, a fall of nearly 40%.
NRA’S Rating As A Charity
https://nraindanger.wordpress.com/2023/ ... a-charity/
Charity Navigator is a rating website where potential donors can look up a charity that they might contribute to. Second Amendment Foundation’s rating is “great,” 4 stars, 93%. GOA’s Gun Owners’ Foundation gets three stars and 86%.
Here’s the entry for NRA. “Proceed with increased caution.” “Not currently rated. . . . See rating report below for why this organization is not currently eligible.” Below the entry are links to 40 major newspaper articles on NRA’s financial scandals and its filing for bankruptcy. NRA Foundation’s entry shows a similar non-rating and links to articles.