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Sat Jan 19, 2013, 12:19 PM

Pro-gun rallies across U.S. attack Obama's curbs on firearms

Source: Reuters

Pro-gun activists plan rallies in 49 states at "high noon" on Saturday to support the right to own firearms they say is under attack from President Barack Obama's proposals to reduce gun violence.

The rallies, to be held mostly at state capitals, were being organized by a group called Guns Across America that was launched by Texas airline pilot Eric Reed.

The U.S. debate over gun control flared in mid-December when a man killed 20 first graders and six adults in a matter of minutes at an elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut, using an assault rifle.
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Reed, 38, has said after he heard Obama talk about gun control on the day of the Sandy Hook massacre in December that he thought gun owners should send a strong message to lawmakers in Washington.

As of Friday afternoon, the Facebook page for Guns Across America listed more than 18,000 people who say they plan to attend events, and Reed said Alaska was the only state with no organizer for a rally.

Meanwhile, gun-control advocates on Sunday plan to hold a National Gun Prevention Sabbath, where they say 150 houses of worship will call on the faithful to advocate for an "actionable plan to prevent gun violence." People who have lost loved ones to gun violence will display their photographs, organizers said.

Read more: http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/01/19/us-usa-guns-rallies-idUSBRE90H17A20130119



"Guns Across America". Good grief.

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Reply Pro-gun rallies across U.S. attack Obama's curbs on firearms (Original post)
Tab Jan 2013 OP
bloomington-lib Jan 2013 #1
muntrv Jan 2013 #13
Aristus Jan 2013 #20
Skittles Jan 2013 #2
2pooped2pop Jan 2013 #3
LiberalElite Jan 2013 #27
redstatebluegirl Jan 2013 #4
Comrade_McKenzie Jan 2013 #6
Comrade_McKenzie Jan 2013 #5
SunSeeker Jan 2013 #22
Zoeisright Jan 2013 #7
another_liberal Jan 2013 #15
AngryOldDem Jan 2013 #8
stultusporcos Jan 2013 #12
TheCowsCameHome Jan 2013 #9
mountain grammy Jan 2013 #10
onehandle Jan 2013 #11
another_liberal Jan 2013 #14
The Wizard Jan 2013 #16
Paladin Jan 2013 #17
Dakota Flint Jan 2013 #18
DainBramaged Jan 2013 #19
awoke_in_2003 Jan 2013 #28
whoisthatis Jan 2013 #21
Turbineguy Jan 2013 #23
Tx4obama Jan 2013 #24
Tab Jan 2013 #25
WCGreen Jan 2013 #26
duhneece Jan 2013 #29

Response to Tab (Original post)

Sat Jan 19, 2013, 12:26 PM

1. high noon? They live in a fantasy world

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Response to bloomington-lib (Reply #1)

Sat Jan 19, 2013, 01:54 PM

13. Sounds like they'll be dressed like rodeo clowns.

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Response to bloomington-lib (Reply #1)

Sat Jan 19, 2013, 03:59 PM

20. "High Noon". No kidding.

Those guys are the shitstains in the underwear of humanity...

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Response to Tab (Original post)

Sat Jan 19, 2013, 12:28 PM

2. they are skeered

GOOD

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Response to Tab (Original post)

Sat Jan 19, 2013, 12:33 PM

3. so I wonder how many show up

I mean actual people not the news numbers.

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Response to 2pooped2pop (Reply #3)

Sat Jan 19, 2013, 07:40 PM

27. According to the news, "hundreds" showed up eom

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Response to Tab (Original post)

Sat Jan 19, 2013, 12:50 PM

4. I wonder if federal law enforcement will be present

checking for felons and other crazy people.

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Response to redstatebluegirl (Reply #4)

Sat Jan 19, 2013, 12:53 PM

6. I hope they take lots of pictures for their databases.

 

And infiltrate some new groups as a result.

I want a fed in every corner and under every table of gun culture.

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Response to Tab (Original post)

Sat Jan 19, 2013, 12:52 PM

5. Crossing my fingers for Darwinism. nt

 

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Response to Comrade_McKenzie (Reply #5)

Sat Jan 19, 2013, 05:09 PM

22. LOL nt

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Response to Tab (Original post)

Sat Jan 19, 2013, 12:55 PM

7. It's nice to be able to identify

the impotent among us.

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Response to Zoeisright (Reply #7)

Sat Jan 19, 2013, 02:16 PM

15. Well put!

Well put, indeed!

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Response to Tab (Original post)

Sat Jan 19, 2013, 12:58 PM

8. There's one here in Indianapolis.

The police are looking for pro-gun control people to show up too.

The local news had an interview with a guy who says he's a hunter, and enjoys hunting pheasant. The thing is, with the gun he was showing off, the pheasant would be utterly obliterated if it got shot.

Hunting, my ass.

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Response to AngryOldDem (Reply #8)

Sat Jan 19, 2013, 01:32 PM

12. This is the Hunter who needs a semi-auto to hunt

 

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Response to Tab (Original post)

Sat Jan 19, 2013, 01:01 PM

9. Pictures. We need lots of pictures.

I especially love the ones where they're so laden with weapons they can hardly move, or like the guy in the JC Penney shopping for perfume.

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Response to Tab (Original post)

Sat Jan 19, 2013, 01:09 PM

10. Maybe they'll stand in a circle and practice shooting.

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Response to Tab (Original post)

Sat Jan 19, 2013, 01:18 PM

11. Hope they lubed up well. nt

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Response to Tab (Original post)

Sat Jan 19, 2013, 02:11 PM

14. The pre-event tailgate parties . . .

The pre-event tailgate parties may prove to have been a really bad idea.

"Lord, protect the innocent!"

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Response to Tab (Original post)

Sat Jan 19, 2013, 02:36 PM

16. If only the hayseeds knew

that they were being photographed and identified at these events so as to use the information for their internment at FEMA camps in the slave states designed for their reeducation at a future date.
When the call goes out for them to get to the promise land of unfettered gun possession (slave states) at the government's expense, they'll line up like sheep to slaughter. 40 acres and and some firearms is all they need.

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Response to Tab (Original post)

Sat Jan 19, 2013, 02:46 PM

17. This Ought To Result In Some Great Quotes And News Footage Across The Country.


Keep up the good work, gun obsessives.

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Response to Tab (Original post)

Sat Jan 19, 2013, 02:57 PM

18. oooh....... 18,000 signed up!

That's about six thousands of one percent of the current US population. Insignificant loons.

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Response to Tab (Original post)

Sat Jan 19, 2013, 03:00 PM

19. I bet they were a 'well oiled' militia too.......

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Response to DainBramaged (Reply #19)

Sun Jan 20, 2013, 02:18 AM

28. I am a guy...

who enjoys Jack Daniels Single Barrel every once and a while. Please don't associate JD with these assholes.

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Response to Tab (Original post)

Sat Jan 19, 2013, 04:05 PM

21. Please lets find these people a role playing game to play or a hobby of some sort

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Response to Tab (Original post)

Sat Jan 19, 2013, 05:28 PM

23. Back in the cold war

these sorts of people were called "useful idiots".

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Response to Tab (Original post)

Sat Jan 19, 2013, 05:31 PM

24. Two People Accidentally Shot At Gun Show In Honor Of Gun Appreciation Day

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Response to Tx4obama (Reply #24)

Sat Jan 19, 2013, 07:11 PM

25. It's a version of insanity, it really is.

and it doesn't seem to stop.

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Response to Tab (Original post)

Sat Jan 19, 2013, 07:15 PM

26. Eastern Standard Time or Mountain or Central.

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Response to Tab (Original post)

Sun Jan 20, 2013, 09:43 AM

29. We're having a Roe v Wade commemoration rally

This Saturday, we are commemorating the Supreme Court's decision, made 40 years ago, when the US said, "We Trust Women."
The day when American women quit dying in unsafe, illegal abortions.
We turned in to our city a 'Special Events Permit' asking for all 4 corners of our 'main' intersection. That's where we held anti-war rallies over 10 years ago...now we hear the gun enthusiasts are planning to be there. We haven't heard back from the city except for the police lieu who told me he approved it a week ago, before the gun rally was announced.
Am I paranoid to ask myself if I am increasing my risk of gun-death by rallying this way at this time at that place?

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