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Everytown or CNN? Media Outlet Lists Republican Politicians Based on Assault Weapons Ban Vote

CNN has been criticized significantly by conservatives for its anti-Trump headlines, chyrons, pundits and contributors.

In a recent social media post on Twitter [1], CNN blurred the lines between journalism and political advocacy by listing every single Republican politician in the Florida state legislature who voted against a recent bill to ban assault weapons:

For reference, here is what Everytown for Gun Safety, a pro-gun-control advocacy group, posted [5] on social media — a list of politicians who took donations from the National Rifle Association:

Typically, social media posts like CNN’s belong to political advocacy groups, which have specific tax status to do so.