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  •  Is there an alternative organization that does (5+ / 0-)

    what the NRA used to do?  Maybe if there was, more people would be open to leaving the NRA and it would lose it's power.

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    by bkamr on Sun Dec 16, 2012 at 08:22:36 AM PST

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    •  There should be - I've heard of the (2+ / 0-)
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      "Pheasants Forever" Group.  This is a niche group of pheasant hunters.  They are very, very into responsible gun ownership and hunting.  My brother-in-law is part of this group.  "All" of his guns are in a combination locked safe (and it's not just a wood cabinet with a flimsy lock - it's around 900 pounds thick steel).  I'm sure that there are others out there, but are just overshadowed by the NRA.

      •  I think (0+ / 0-)

        "Ducks Unlimited" is a similar group.  

        You can't keep a mighty tree alive (much less expect it to thrive) by only spritzing the fine leaves at its tippy-top. The fate of the whole tree depends on nurturing the grassroots. - Jim Hightower

        by PSzymeczek on Sun Dec 16, 2012 at 12:55:52 PM PST

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