Date on which President Obama announced a series of executive actions he will take to restrict firearms: 1/5/2016

As of the date of the president's announcement, number of Americans already killed by gun violence in the new year: at least 147

Number of minutes into 2016 that the first fatal shooting took place in the U.S., in Jacksonville, Florida: 15

Under Obama's plan, number of additional personnel the FBI would hire to help process background checks, which would be extended to all commercial firearm sales, closing the gun show loophole: 230

Additional amount Obama's plan would devote to treatment of mental illness, a provision that would need congressional approval: $500 million

How far Obama was into unveiling his plan when the National Rifle Association began attacking it: barely

Amount in contributions received from the NRA by presidential candidate and U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL), who said in response to Obama's plan that the president is "obsessed with undermining the Second Amendment": $4,950

Amount in NRA contributions received by Rep. Roger Williams (R-TX), who in a tweet described Obama's actions as an attack on the Constitution: $4,000

Amount in NRA contributions received by Rep. Bradley Byrne (R-AL), who in response to Obama's speech tweeted, "New guns laws, shoved down our throats through executive action, won't reduce mass violence in our country": $2,000

Total amount the NRA spent on campaign contributions during the 2014 election cycle alone: $984,152

Amount it spent on lobbying in both 2013 and 2014: $3 million

Amount it spent on outside political contributions during that period, including ads it paid for directly: $28,212,718

Between 1990 and 2016, amount spent by interest groups opposed to gun control: $36 million

In that same period, amount spent by interest groups that support gun control: $2 million

Date on which pro-gun groups announced they would fight Obama's plan through lobbying and legal challenges: 1/5/2016

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