One type of interest group are those associated with gun-control. This is an issue over which intense lobbying takes place by interest groups, most notably the NRA (National Rifle Association) and Handgun Control, Inc.  Read about gun-control in your text and then check out their websites: and How does each group try to appeal to potential supporters? How do they try to attract and involve members? Consider the arguments raised on both sides and respond to the question: Are tougher gun control laws necessary?