Anheuser-Busch Heir Quits NRA Over Gun Control Defeat

Adolphus Busch IV quits over NRA's “distorted values”

   

NewLetters Anheuser Busch Heir Quits NRA Over Gun Control DefeatCiting the National Rifle Association’s “distorted values” an heir to the Anheuser-Busch (NYSE:BUD) family has quit the organization.

Adolphus Busch IV — who was CEO of Anheuser-Busch when it was sold to InBev in 2008 — is upset with the NRA over the lobbying firm’s efforts to defeat the gun control bill, The Washington Post reports.

“The NRA I see today has undermined the values upon which it was established,” Busch wrote in a letter to the NRA. “Your current strategic focus places a priority on the needs of gun and ammunition manufacturers while disregarding the opinions of your 4 million individual members.”

Busch believes that the current policies of the NRA come as a result of the groups board being dominated by gun and ammunition manufacturers.

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