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Wed Jan 16, 2013, 05:37 PM

Texas AG To New Yorkers: If You Hate Gun Laws, Move Here

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott’s has a message for New Yorkers who don’t like their state’s new gun-control measures. Move to Texas.

On Wednesday, New Yorkers in Manhattan and Albany began seeing two web ads, paid for with Abbott campaign funds, and designed to tug on their holster strings. According to The Austin American-Statesman, the text of one ad reads: “Is Gov. Cuomo looking to take your guns? Sick of the media outing law abiding gun owners? Are you a lawful NY gun owner seeking lower taxes?” The second ad reads: “Wanted: Law abiding New York gun owners looking for lower taxes and greater opportunity.”

People who click on the ads are directed to a group sign-up page on Facebook that includes a message from Abbott, encouraging them to move to Texas.

“Here in Texas, you will have the liberty and the opportunity to achieve your dreams. On top of that, we have no income tax, yet still manage to have a multi-billion dollar budget surplus,” Abbott’s message reads. “You’ll also get to keep more of what you earn and use some of that extra money to buy more ammo.”

http://tpmmuckraker.talkingpointsmemo.com/2013/01/texas_ag_to_new_yorkers_if_you_hate_gun_laws_move.php

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Reply Texas AG To New Yorkers: If You Hate Gun Laws, Move Here (Original post)
cal04 Jan 2013 OP
Squinch Jan 2013 #1
HockeyMom Jan 2013 #6
orpupilofnature57 Jan 2013 #2
Earth_First Jan 2013 #9
sadbear Jan 2013 #3
tularetom Jan 2013 #4
libdem4life Jan 2013 #5
TygrBright Jan 2013 #7
Bonhomme Richard Jan 2013 #8
0rganism Jan 2013 #10
orpupilofnature57 Jan 2013 #11

Response to cal04 (Original post)

Wed Jan 16, 2013, 05:38 PM

1. As a New Yorker, I second his sentiments.

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Response to Squinch (Reply #1)

Wed Jan 16, 2013, 06:00 PM

6. As a New Yorker, now living in Floriduh

probably only second to Texas, I HATE and am TERRIFIED living in a gun crazy state.

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Response to cal04 (Original post)

Wed Jan 16, 2013, 05:40 PM

2. I've lived in Upstate NY all my life and the #

of Redneck New Yorkers is Minuscule .

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Response to orpupilofnature57 (Reply #2)

Wed Jan 16, 2013, 06:16 PM

9. Western New York is *full* of teh crazie...

Texas can have 'em!

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Response to cal04 (Original post)

Wed Jan 16, 2013, 05:41 PM

3. Great...that's all I need...

more f'ing gun nuts.

Please don't come to Texas. Go to Wyoming!

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Response to cal04 (Original post)

Wed Jan 16, 2013, 05:42 PM

4. Yeah and when there's a natural disaster in Texas our congressmen won't fuck you over

like they did when Sandy wiped out your home.

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Response to cal04 (Original post)

Wed Jan 16, 2013, 05:44 PM

5. California here ... Texas can have ours, as well. Problem is, they'd all come back at the first

snowstorm.

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Response to cal04 (Original post)

Wed Jan 16, 2013, 06:01 PM

7. Great, more crazies moving next door, that's all we need... n/t

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Response to cal04 (Original post)

Wed Jan 16, 2013, 06:14 PM

8. Works for me. n/t

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Response to cal04 (Original post)

Wed Jan 16, 2013, 06:21 PM

10. Hmm, i'm not seeing a down-side to this....

So "yay", i guess?

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Response to 0rganism (Reply #10)

Wed Jan 16, 2013, 07:03 PM

11. Gotta point .

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