Page 4 of 4 FirstFirst 1 2 3 4
Results 31 to 36 of 36

Thread: Jan 19 peaceful protest. Everyone please read

  1. #31
    Gunco Member TBob's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2010
    Location
    North Central Arkansas
    Posts
    144
    Feedback Score
    3 (100%)

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by 1biggun View Post
    Instead of the typical NRA email it would have been nice if they mentioned it people were gathering at the state capitals yesterday. if they're going to support gun rights they need to support the people that are fighting for them also. a simple email from the NRA would have increased turn out immensely and it would have not cost them a dime! Apparently if it's not the NRA 'S idea they don't support it. In the end it's going to come down to what the people of this country And gun owners wantnot with the NRA wants. The fact is there was a planned nationwide rally at most States Capitol and the NRA did not spread the word. WHY??????????
    Yes, it was unfortunate that they clamor for our support, but don't support our calls for action. I can't imagine how many more would have turned out across the nation had the NRA sent out a call to action email.

  2. #32
    Gunco Member stanny's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2007
    Posts
    80
    Feedback Score
    0

    Default

    missouri 8-900

    had to go to the rear of the capital as an anti abortion group was on the front steps. capital police were a pain in the ass removing handles from signs and checking for firearms. one tv station filming.

  3. #33
    Gunco Good ole boy tanvil's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2007
    Posts
    5,353
    Feedback Score
    20 (100%)

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by 1biggun View Post
    Instead of the typical NRA email it would have been nice if they mentioned it people were gathering at the state capitals yesterday. if they're going to support gun rights they need to support the people that are fighting for them also. a simple email from the NRA would have increased turn out immensely and it would have not cost them a dime! Apparently if it's not the NRA 'S idea they don't support it. In the end it's going to come down to what the people of this country And gun owners wantnot with the NRA wants. The fact is there was a planned nationwide rally at most States Capitol and the NRA did not spread the word. WHY??????????
    It's called 'controlled opposition.'

    Highly effective.

  4. #34
    No Hope For Me 1biggun's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2005
    Posts
    13,257
    Feedback Score
    14 (100%)

    Default

    the nra can do all they want with politicians but they need to start working on getting the average joe to under stand why we want these types of weapons

    they do very little to inform the puplic of anything. right now about 70% of the public are against mags over 10 rounds , convincing politicans its bad to vote anti gun its one thing convincing the general population is another. they could start with a campaing informing how many of these types of guns are really used in crime . an they could also acknowledge what gun owners are doing?????? I don't need a email every day telling me how hard there working with no details. they ask us to write all the time apparently they don't want us to be seen???????????????? its not just the government that are calling for mandatory checks an mags banned along with the gun its self its a whole hell of a lot of people. the media ahs been screaming for almost two months an the only thing the NRA has to say is hire armed guards.

    IMO this is about as stupid as some of the antis, do you konow how amny schools there are in the USA?????? Do you really thing a nut will not just go some were else like a soccer game , theater, mall, buss stop, daycare, hospital, nursing home, church????????????????? spending billions on hired guards is not really as ound idea it will only secure schools an shif the soft target else were. yes we might see less school shootings but we will se more ------------ shootings. should there be armed peole in schools sure but there should be honest armed people every were. How many billons of dollars would need to be spent to hire guards?????? some schools are only a few kids do they get a guard also???? are we going to arm busses, bus stops, sporting events, plays, keeping a ired person just for protection to try to cover every situation for just schools alone is mind boggeling . how many school shootings have there been in the last 50 years??????????????????????????????

    IMO THE NRA BETTER/NEEDS TO START MAKING CONCILED CARRY AN BEING ARMED A GOOD IDEA . THERE NEEDS TO BE A CAMPAIN THAT SHOWS WHAT HONEST GUN OWNERS DO WITH THERE SO CALLED ASSULT WEAPONS. THEY NEED TO FIGURE OUT HOW TO DEAL WITH THE MEDIA .

    AGAIN HOW IS IT OK TO ASK EVERY OE TO WRITE OUR WHAT EVER POLITICAIN BUT NOT OK TO BE SEEN IN PERSON??????????????????????? IN TODAYS WORLS ITS EASY TO EMAIL A POLITICAIN OR TAKE AN ELECTRONIC POOL AN THOSE LETTERS MEAN VERY LITTE. SHOWING UP A CAPITOL TAKES EFFORT AN SHOWS THAT PEOPLE ARE WILLING TO GET OFF THERE ASS AN SAY ENOUGH. IT ALSO SHOWS YOUR FRIENDS AN NEIGHBORS THAT YOUR WILLING TO DO MORE THAN SEND $25 TO THE NRA AN SEND SOME EMAILS TO PROTECT YOUR RIGHTS. THE IDIOTS NEED TO STAY HOME AN YOU NEED TO ACT LIKE SOMEONE WHO IS NOT POSING A THREAT TAKE A SHOWER LEAVE THE CAMO AT HOME.

    I FEEL A LITTEL GUIADANCE FROM THE NRA WOULD BE APPRECIATED OR THE NEXT THING YOU KNOW YOUR GOING TO HAVE UNUNITED FRONT AN WE DONT NEED THAT. I WANT TO SEE THINGS STAY PEACFUL AN THINGS CAN GET OUT OF HAND IN A HURRY WITH MULTIPUL GROUPS DOING HTERE OWN THING. THE PROTEST WAS A SUCESS CONSIDERING HOW LITTLE PUPLICITY WAS THERE. IT COULD HAVE BEEN HUGE .

  5. #35
    No Hope For Me 1biggun's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2005
    Posts
    13,257
    Feedback Score
    14 (100%)

    Default

    Here is what WI had .




    Madison gun rights rally at Capitol draws crowd
    By Associated Press

    Jan. 19, 2013 | (31) Comments

    Madison - Wisconsin gun advocates joined nationwide rallies Saturday in support of gun rights.

    The group Wisconsin Guns Across America held a peaceful rally outside the Capitol in Madison. Capitol police spokeswoman Stephanie Marquis said an estimated 500 to 600 people showed up and there were no issues.

    The Facebook page for the event called it a "peaceful picketing protest." Pictures posted on the page showed people holding signs like "Know Guns Know Freedom."

    The rally was one of many scheduled on state capitols across the country thanks to a loosely organized campaign via social media. The rallies were sponsors by the Washington, D.C.-based group Political Media.

  6. #36
    No Hope For Me 1biggun's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2005
    Posts
    13,257
    Feedback Score
    14 (100%)

    Default

    13 hours ago • Associated Press

    (0) Comments




    Gun advocates _ some with rifles slung across shoulders or pistols holstered at the hip _ have rallied peacefully in state capitals nationwide against President Barack Obama's sweeping federal gun-control proposals.

    Summoned via social media for the "Guns Across America" event, participants gathered Saturday for protests large and small against stricter limits sought on firearms. Only a few dozen turned out in South Dakota and a few hundred in Boise, Idaho. Some 2,000 turned out in New York and large crowds also rallied in Connecticut, Tennessee, Texas, Utah and Washington state.

    The rallies came on a day in which accidental shootings at gun shows in North Carolina, Indiana and Ohio left five people hurt. The wounded included two bystanders hit by shotgun pellets after a 12-gauge shotgun discharged at a show in Raleigh, N.C., as the owner unzipped its case for a law officer to check at a security entrance, authorities said. A retired deputy there also suffered a slight hand injury.

    About 800 people gathered for the "Guns Across America" event in Austin, Texas, as speakers took to the microphone under a giant Texas flag stamped with one word: "Independent."

    "The thing that so angers me, and I think so angers you, is that this president is using children as a human shield to advance a very liberal agenda that will do nothing to protect them," said state Rep. Steve Toth, referencing last month's elementary school massacre in Newtown, Conn.

    Obama recently announced the gun-control proposals in the wake of a Connecticut elementary school shooting that killed 20 first-graders and six educators last month.

    Toth, a first-term Republican lawmaker from The Woodlands outside Houston, has introduced legislation to ban within Texas any future federal limits on assault weapons or high-capacity magazines, though such a measure would violate the U.S. Constitution.

    In Arizona, Oregon and Utah, some came with holstered handguns or rifles on their backs.

    One man in Phoenix dressed as a Revolutionary War Minuteman, completing his outfit with an antique long rifle and a sign reading: "Tyrants Beware - 1776."

    "We're out here because this country has some very wise founding fathers and they knew they were being oppressed when they were a British colony," said the Phoenix activist, Eric Cashman. "Had they not had their firearms ... to stand up against the British, we'd still be a British colony."

    Rallies at statehouses nationwide were organized by Eric Reed, an airline captain from the Houston area who in November started a group called "More Gun Control (equals) More Crime." Its Facebook page has been "liked" by more than 17,000 people.

    At the New York state Capitol in Albany, about 2,000 people turned out for a chilly rally, where they chanted "We the People," `'USA," and "Freedom." Many carried American flags and "Don't Tread On Me" banners. The event took place four days after Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed the nation's toughest assault weapon and magazine restrictions.

    In Connecticut, where task forces created by the Legislature and Democratic Gov. Dannel Malloy are considering changes to gun laws, police said about 1,000 people showed up on the Capitol grounds. One demonstrator at the rally in Maine, Joe Getchell of Pittsfield, said every law-abiding citizen has a right to bear arms.

    In Minnesota, where more than 500 people showed up at the Capitol in St. Paul, Republican state Rep. Tony Cornish said he would push to allow teachers to carry guns in school without a principal or superintendent's approval and to allow 21-year-olds to carry guns on college campuses.

    Capitol rallies also took place in Colorado, Kansas, Maine, Michigan, Missouri, Montana, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Vermont and Wisconsin, among other states.

    Back in Texas, Houston resident Robert Thompson attended the rally with his wife and children, ages 12, 5 and 4. Many in the family wore T-shirts reading: "The Second Amendment Protects the First."

    "What we are facing now is an assault weapons ban, but if they do this, what will do they do next?" Thompson asked.

    ___

    Associated Press writers Bob Christie in Phoenix, Ian Pickus in Albany, New York, Emery P. Dalesio, Raleigh, North Carolina, and Debbi Morello in Hartford, Connecticut, contributed to this report.


    View (0) Comments



















    More State and Regional News stories


    1 dead, 1 arrested in Sheboygan stabbing


    Walker to commit $100,000 for Hispanic businesses


    Man dies after ATV falls into water on Winnebago


    Man falls to death from upper-level hotel balcony




    Recommendations





    5 Worst Mistakes Women Make in Bed (MyDailyMoment)


    Activists rally for gun rights at state Capitol : Wsj (Madison.com)


    Stop Changing Your Oil (Edmunds)


    13 Amazing Uses for WD-40 (Reader's Digest)


    Brazilian Toddler Wakes Up at His Funeral (Web2Carz)


    Nicest Cars: Top 10 Nicest Cars on the Market (Consumer Car Reviews)


    Two GOP Senate leaders back vote before any school voucher expansion : Wsj (Madison.com)


    The silver lining of Act 10 ruling for Dems : Ct (Madison.com)


    City ready to seek concepts for huge project near Capitol Square : Wsj (Madison.com)


    Business failure crushes activist's dreams : Wsj (Madison.com)


    Local sheriff says agency will ignore gun control laws (Fox News)


    Cheese Wars: Wisconsin cheesemakers stand to profit from mayhem in California dairy industry : Wsj (Madison.com)


    [?]


    Sponsored Links



    Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.















    NARI - 4 Entrance Tickets to the NARI Remodeling Expo for $10 (Value $20)



    --------------------------------------------------------------------------------


    Deal is On!












    Most Popular

    Articles
    Comments
    Shared


    •Andy Baggot: Barry Alvarez on Bret Bielema, Rose Bowl loss: 'I've moved on'

    •Badgers men’s basketball: UW second to none after shocking No. 2 Indiana

    •Alleged robber with Bucky Badger hat needed money for debt, complaint says

    •Spring flowers blooming much earlier, based on Leopold, Thoreau records

    •Search goes on for third day for missing Kaukauna man






























    Latest Local Offers
    View More...


    HC Cabinets & Design Center LLC

    Start off the New Year with New Cabinets!

    HC Cabinets & Design Center has the products, the professi…


    Healthy Inspirations

    Healthy Inspirations - New Location

    We have relocated to a brand new center!!


    Midwest Engine Service Inc

    Midwest Engine Service - What you get from us

    At Midwest Engine, we promise to:


    Condon Jewelers

    Condon Jeweler's in East Towne Mall

    Visit our East Towne Mall location at Center Court.


    Anderson Real Estate

    Property of the Week

    Anderson Real Estate


    Featured Businesses



    Classic Custom Homes

    Classic Custom Homes


    Best Flooring


    Rick's Olde Gold

    Rick's Olde Gold


    Northland Carpet & Upholstery

    Northland Carpet & Upholstery


    Candlin Pet Hospital

    Candlin Pet Hospital



    Find a local business
    I'm looking for: Located near:
    Hint: Enter a keyword that you are looking for like tires, pizza or doctors or browse the full business directory, powered by Local.com


    For Sale
    Carsoup
    Stuff
    Homes




    2008 Ford F250 Super Duty$246002008 Ford F250 Super DutyPrivate Seller2006 BMW 3 Series 325i$150002006 BMW 3 Series 325iStark Chevrolet Buick GMC2007 Ford Mustang$109892007 Ford MustangZimbrick Inc. at Fish Hatchery Road2005 Chevrolet Malibu Maxx LT$89952005 Chevrolet Malibu Maxx LTPrivate Seller2011 Toyota Sienna LE$257402011 Toyota Sienna LESmart Motors


























    Vote!






    Should Wisconsin expand its school voucher programs to more of the state?

    Yes
    No
    I'm not sure
    View Results


    Win!
    •DAN HARMON -- "a love for making people laugh"
    •SIXPENCE NONE THE RICHER -- "sweet and enjoyable"
    •TRAMPLED BY TURTLES -- "four-part harmonies that are close to being crystalline"
    •THE AVETT BROTHERS -- "one of America's best live bands''
    •CARNAVAL 2013 -- a celebration of Brazilian music
    •THREE DAYS GRACE and SHINEDOWN -- "two of the biggest hard rock bands in the world''
    •YONDER MOUNTAIN STRING BAND -- "playing music by its own set of rules"
    •NICK OFFERMAN -- "more than just your routine stand-up"
    •PAJANIMALS -- "a wonderful set of characters for children"
    •JERRY'S HOT PICKS - BUMP 'N' RUN






    Read more: Thousands rally against stricter gun control in US : Madisondotcom

Page 4 of 4 FirstFirst 1 2 3 4

Search tags for this page

There are currently no search engine referrals.
Click on a term to search our site for related topics.

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •