The NRA absolutely does cash in on this. But so do groups like Everytown For Gun Safety, which is one reason they focus so heavily on mass shootings of suburban white kids instead of the actual statistical problems, which are mostly suicides, and secondarily inner city violence. I wrote about that a bit here:

and here:

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