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6 years 2 weeks ago, 10:20 AM

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lots of people will lose jobs if law makers ban assualt weapons and would you call a semi auto pistol a assualt weapon????

rick greene
6 years 2 weeks ago, 10:27 AM

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heavy

yes they would.

no!

"Proelium Comminus Auctoritate" "Sometimes the light at the end of the tunnel is a muzzle flash."
6 years 2 weeks ago, 10:30 AM

heavy

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EVERY ONE SHOULD JOIN NRA B 4 TO LATE !!!!! DONT CRY WHEN YOU CANT AFFORD OR EVEN BUY GUNS OR EVEN AMMO, HARD TO BELIVE WELL JUST SIT BACK AND DO NOTHING .ONE THIRD OF GUN OWNERS ARE NRA MEMBERS . SHOULD YOU JOIN OR SIT BACK AND LET THESE FEW DO IT??????

rick greene
6 years 2 weeks ago, 10:37 AM

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I think the majority of the regular members on this site ARE NRA members... but if you're not, I agree with heavy... GET OFF YOUR ASS AND JOIN. They're not gonna do everythng for us, but its a start, and won't hurt. atleast you'll be contributing for them to be able to protest proposed bills, harass politicians, and keep us imformed about upcoming anti-gun proposals. they'll even send you sticker!

"Proelium Comminus Auctoritate" "Sometimes the light at the end of the tunnel is a muzzle flash."
6 years 2 weeks ago, 4:31 PM

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well

i got a free one year membership when i bought my taurus

...check... G-AZ
6 years 2 weeks ago, 5:51 PM

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The assault weapons ban in NY bans many handguns as a result of the weapon terminology. I have purchased preban firearms with greater than 10 round magazines.
The assault weapons ban is a joke, they still allow AR's, AK's, Uzi's and all other types of bullshit. You just can not have certain things such as a bayonet lug, pistol grips collapsable stocks......All purely cosmetic issues.
But the gang shootings, robberies and murders are by far done with illegal firearms anyway. Wasting tax payer money...

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6 years 1 week ago, 9:19 AM

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heavy

since the ban will not go into affect now I wonder if gun sales will drop, therefore costing jobs too?

Obama is the best thing that has happened to the gun industry since Clinton.

01*20*2013 Obamas last day!
6 years 1 week ago, 6:52 AM

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I am a life member of the nra we need to tell the law maker to back off the gun and ammo bill that discriminate against lawabiding gun owner.

6 years 1 week ago, 6:57 AM

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Good News, On Gun Rights
Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Holds that the Second Amendment Applies to the States

Fairfax, Va. – Today, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit marked a milestone in Second Amendment history by ruling that the Second Amendment limits state and local government infringements on our right to keep and bear arms through the due process clause of the Fourteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. NRA has been involved in, and supportive of, this case for the past ten years and has filed several amicus briefs in the case.

“The historic Heller decision was a major victory for law-abiding gun owners and recognized that the federal government could not infringe on our right to keep and bear arms,” said Chris W. Cox, NRA chief lobbyist. “Today’s decision, which applies to the states in the Ninth Circuit, ensures that the fundamental freedoms affirmed in Heller are not just limited to the residents of Washington, D.C.”

In 1999, the Alameda County Board of Supervisors passed an ordinance that made it a misdemeanor to possess a firearm on county property, effectively banning gun shows. This ordinance affected a local business, owned by Russell and Sallie Nordyke, which promotes gun shows throughout California. In an attempt to continue holding their gun shows on the Alameda county fairgrounds property, the Nordykes filed suit to strike down the ordinance.

The U.S. Court of Appeals upheld the ordinance banning guns on county property, but found, consistent with the views of most Second Amendment scholars, that the Second Amendment protects the right to keep and bear arms for all law-abiding Americans. NRA is also pursuing litigation on that issue in Chicago and Oak Park, Illinois. That case is currently pending before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.

“The NRA shares the Nordykes' disappointment with the ruling on the county ordinance, as gun shows should not be discriminated against by local government entities. The incorporation portion of the decision, however, is a major step forward in enshrining our Second Amendment freedoms,” said Cox.

“This decision brings us closer to seeing Heller applied throughout the land,” concluded Cox. “After nearly 10 years of litigation, the hard work of the Nordykes, their attorneys, Donald Kilmer and Don Kates, and NRA’s legal team has resulted in today’s historic decision.”

-NRA-

Established in 1871, the National Rifle Association is America’s oldest civil rights and sportsmen's group. Four million members strong, NRA continues its mission to uphold Second Amendment rights and to advocate enforcement of existing laws against violent offenders to reduce crime. The Association remains the nation's leader in firearm education and training for law-abiding gun owners, law enforcement and the military.

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6 years 1 week ago, 9:43 AM

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The mayor here in seattle is trying to make firearms illegal in all city parks. We are fighting it, but the ruling against the Nordykes troubles me. It seems like it could be a stepping stone as a "grass roots" method to ban firearms. Meaning, start with a city ordinance, move to the county, the state and then to federal. I must read the entire decision to determine if I should be outraged by this "split" decision.

thanks for the update Mark

clint

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6 years 2 days ago, 2:01 PM

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We can get a sticker?

Screw it, I'm joining again. I don't like them, but screw it. I need as many stickers as I can get for the back window when I get my Ford truck

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