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Thursday's the day ... to give the NRA a dose of its own obnoxious medicine


Newtown residents plan protest at office of NRA ally on Thursday

by Corky Siemaszko, nydailynews.com -- March 26, 2013

The NRA, which has been torturing heartbroken Newtown residents with anti-gun-control robo-calls, is going to get an earful on Thursday.

That’s when angry residents are planning to protest outside the NRA’s outpost in the Connecticut town where a madman armed with a Bushmaster assault rifle slaughtered 20 first-graders and six staffers at Sandy Hook Elementary School.

RELATED: NEWTOWN RESIDENTS IRATE OVER NRA ROBOCALLS

The demonstration is set to kick off around 4:30 p.m. at the National Shooting Sports Foundation -- 3 miles from the school.

The NRA’s tactics are “incomprehensible and repulsive,” said Dave Ackert of The Newtown Action Alliance.
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Has the NRA No Shame?  In their senseless word of words, all sensibilities are simply meant to be steamrolled.

Enough!  Enough of them -- writing OUR laws.  Who elected them King?


Thursday's the day ... to give our senators a dose of Courage.


Mayors Against Illegal Guns -- Press Release

MAYORS AGAINST ILLEGAL GUNS TO AIR ADS IN KEY STATES DURING CONGRESSIONAL RECESS DEMANDING WASHINGTON TAKE ACTION TO REDUCE GUN VIOLENCE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -- March 23, 2013

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The ads also precede the coalition’s plans for more than 100 events across the country on Thursday, March 28 as part of its National Day to Demand Action. Grassroots supporters of Mayors Against Illegal Guns will organize events and petition drives and generate an unprecedented number of calls into Senate district offices to call for their representatives to support commonsense gun laws like expanded background checks.
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Mayors Against Illegal Guns Coalition Announces More than 100 Events Across the Country as Part of Largest Field Campaign in U.S. History to Address Gun Violence

National Day to Demand Action


demandaction.org




Here are a few waffley Senators, that just might need a little extra "help."

Call them.  email them.  Remind them who they work for. Remind them the NRA has only 4 million members. Fewer everyday.


Why Are These Six Democratic Senators On The Fence About Universal Background Checks?

by Aviva Shen and Adam Peck, thinkprogress.org -- Mar 26, 2013

After axing the assault weapons ban from the Senate’s comprehensive gun violence prevention plan, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) is struggling to scrape together enough votes to pass the centerpiece of the plan: universal background checks. Republicans are refusing to vote for it, and even several Democrats in red states are wavering on their support. According to Greg Sargent at the Washington Post, these key votes include Senators Kay Hagan (D-NC), Mary Landrieu (D-LA), Mark Pryor (D-AR), Joe Donnelly (D-IN), and Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND).

Universal background checks are considered essential to the gun bill. They would close the “gun show loophole” that currently allows anyone to skip a background check if they buy a gun through a private sale. “Private” transactions between individuals or at gun shows are the origin point for 80 percent of guns used in crimes.
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If only Congress had the power of its OUR convictions -- instead of the Faux-courage, they use on TV ...


The Cowardly Lion


Link to video


On that gold-brick road that leads to land of Congress,

-- the Wizard needs to be -- us.


Call them:  Senators of the 113th Congress


It's our country too.  It's time to take it away -- from the NRA.

That say they have over our daily robo-called lives.

Enough with these Bullies, already.



Originally posted to Digging up those Facts ... for over 8 years. on Thu Mar 28, 2013 at 06:00 AM PDT.

Also republished by Shut Down the NRA and Repeal or Amend the Second Amendment (RASA).

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