The National Rifle Association said it plans to restructure in Texas as it faces a mountain of legal challenges.
Joshua Powell, former second in command at the National Rifle Association, said the gun group caters "to the extreme fringe."
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"How about the cold, dead hands of the children who have died in school shootings?" one person responded on Twitter.
"We’ll work on helping, but not now, it’s just too soon," said "The Tonight Show" host Jimmy Fallon.
"The NRA is fraught with fraud and abuse," state Attorney General Letitia James said in a statement.
The embattled gun group is planning for layoffs and a 20% cut in salaries, chief executive Wayne LaPierre told board members.
The change is another sign of upheaval for the National Rifle Association, which faces a series of lawsuits over expenditures and media leaks.
A new spending deal includes $25 million that will go to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the National Institutes of Health for the research.