The Michael Bloomberg-funded anti-gun group in Maine, Mainers for Responsible Gun Ownership Fund, received additional elitist dollars to pass a ballot measure in Maine to expand background checks on gun transfers. In addition to the millions from Bloomberg’s national anti-gun groups, Everytown for Gun Safety and Moms Demand Action, Mainers for Responsible Gun Ownership fund received thousands from notorious anti-gun horror author Stephen King.
Author Stephen King and entrepreneur Nicolas Hanauer have contributed to Maine’s Bloomberg-backed voter referendum to expand background checks to most gun transfers.
While representing themselves as a grassroots movement of local residents, the money behind the push for Maine’s Question #3 ballot initiative is anything but according to mandatory financial records filed with the Maine Commission on Governmental Ethics and Election Practices last week.
Disclosures from the Mainers for Responsible Gun Ownership Fund show $2,314,558 collected for the effort so far this year, with most of that from the New York-based Everytown for Gun Safety and Moms Demand Action. New contributions include $125,000 from the Seattle, Washington-based Hanauer and $25,000 from Maine author King.
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