Last Friday, the names of more than three dozen recording artists disappeared from the website of NRA Country, the lifestyle marketing subset of the National Rifle Association that promotes the gun lobby’s ties to the country music industry.
Since February 14th’s shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, the NRA has witnessed an unprecedented degree of scrutiny as survivors of the school shooting have renewed the debate about the organization’s role in controlling the nation’s gun legislation.
On Friday, March 16th, just over one month after the shooting, NRA Country unveiled a brand new website, redesigned and modernized in accordance with the rest of the NRA’s web presence. But one key piece of information was now missing: the artists themselves.
Read the complete story here and find out why the artists no longer have a present on NRA Country’s website.