Skip to comments.NRA supports Harry Reid who supports Judge Sonia Sotomayor who aligns herself with Anti-Gun Policies
Posted on 03/29/2010 5:02:33 PM PDT by TheDailyChange
National Rifle Association of America Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre snuggles up to Harry Reid.
Will you continue to part with your HARD EARNED $$$$$$ to support the National Rifle Association now that the NRA has shown that it aligns itself (more than likely politically as well) with Harry Reid?
I would think that the big tuff NRA would align itself with a REAL HUNTER and Marksman such as Sarah Palin. After all, they were all in Nevada at the same time.
Oh so very telling, isn't it?
"With Tea Party in town, Harry Reid helps open shooting park"
(Excerpt) Read more at lasvegassun.com ...
If it’s true, we’re out ....
The Senate is the gateway to SCOTUS the ONLY thing a major lobby should be doing is defeating anti 2a rights Senators.
bolt action shotgun, theres a message there.
If it’s true, I will demand my life time membership be returned.
I’ll leave the verdict out till I see who the NRA supports in the fall. I doubt the NRA will be a vocal supporter of Reid. I do think it would’ve been better had the NRA. Just avoided the opening of the gun park altogether. Reid is gone this Nov unless he can scrap his way out of the political grave he has dug for himself and I don’t see that happening.
No, piss poor PR.
Hi, any ideas as to WHY the NRA chose to stand with Harry Reid this past weekend versus standing with the Tea Party and Sarah Palin, after all, they were all in the same vicinity this past weekend. Please do tell us your perspective on this.
WTF would anybody spend money to go to a shooting park in the middle of the frickin desert?
It was a shame Cheney couldn’t make it.
One could go and shoot all they wanted in the Nevada desert.
But instead 60 plus million dollars went into this shooting park. But hey, there isn’t any POLITICAL component to this, right?
Cuz folks like a nice place to shoot, instead of a garbage strewn wasteland?
Here is some information about the Clark County Shooting Park:
The Clark County Shooting Park is a member of the National Shooting Sports Foundation, the National Association of Shooting Ranges (a division of NSSF), the National Rifle Association (club member) and the Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce. The National Association of Shooting Ranges is a professional association of shooting ranges.
The shooting park site is located on 2,900 acres. Development of the actual shooting areas, however, is much smaller. A larger area was planned to provide a buffer around the shooting areas and provide increased safety. The Public Module presently encompasses 178 acres, and the entire build out will utilize approximately 900 acres. The rest of the 2,000 acres is being managed as a desert natural area and is protected from the off road vehicle damage, random shooting, and criminal activities that previously occurred on the property. This modern shooting park has been designed to protect the environment while providing safe shooting opportunities for the public and complies with all federal, state, and local codes and ordinances. It is estimated that 47% of the households in Clark County own a firearm. When completed this will be the only public shooting range in southern Nevada.
Don't let the MSM divide and conquer us.
“garbage strewn wasteland” works for me.
The NRA has been instrumental in the legislative successes we have seen across the country lately. I for one will not condemn them nor renounce my membership over this. Whatever they’re doing is working and I hope they keep it up.
Bill Manders on KKOH today said he has told the NRA to shove it over the ties with Harry Reid....
IDK, I think it sounds like my kind of park actually. I wonder how far back the benches go?
At least it’s free.
IMHO, when a Democrat or Republican or Libertarian or ANY politician turns out at a pro-gun event it's best to make that high-profile. Not only does it further reinforce the message of the 2nd Amendment, it makes it that much harder for the politician to backpedal and support restriction of 2A rights without the blatant hypocrisy being that much stronger.
Man, I hope so. We need a hard U-Turn in November. If not, all bets are off...
Probably the only way he has a chance of hitting anything.
But then I am very partial to my Saiga 12
That is a real and present danger of one-issue groups like the NRA. They will never learn how they weaken themselves in such instances.
And you can bet that somewhere in a dark back room in Mayberry, knives are being sharpened. That's the other way the game can be played.
I hear ya. I use a nice range ($6 buys you as much time as you like), but I'd love to be able to go out in the desert, problem is, the county banned shooting on open county land that isn't city, reservation, or federal land. The federal land abutting the open county land is also off-limits. So, the $6 isn't too awful bad to go to a place where I can enjoy my day.
I’ve already let the NRA know how I feel about Reid, I suggest that everyone else do the same!
I sent in my card informing NRA that I was not going to “re-up”; that cuddling up to Reid was the final straw. There are other pro-gun organizations to support.
NRA loves Harry Reid is not a forward and its going viral. I could not believe it so I came here. There are over 100 million gun owners and they are our ticket to win all elections. We have to fight this. We are members of NRA. If they back Reid they are going to get a earful.
NRA Still Loves Harry Reid
The National Rifle Association has a record of supporting far more Republicans than Democrats, but theres one powerful Democrat who has a not-so-secret admirer in the NRA Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid.
The NRA hasnt officially endorsed Sen. Reid, who is facing a tough re-election battle in Nevada, but the gun rights group really loves Reid, an NRA insider tells Newsmax.
Even as tea partyers rallied against Reid in his hometown of Searchlight, Nev., on March 27, Reid was joined by NRA Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre at the official grand opening of a $60 million shooting range Reid helped build north of Las Vegas.
I know how you worked, LaPierre said to Reid at the opening. [This] would not have opened without the work of Sen. Reid.
Reids re-election campaign describes LaPierre as one of the senators supporters, according to CNN.
Since his election to the Senate in 1986, Reid has consistently voted to protect the rights of gun owners and manufacturers:
In 1993, he was 1 of only 8 Democrats to vote against an assault weapons ban.
The following year he voted in favor of a bill preventing third-party lawsuits against gun manufacturers and distributors when their weapons are used illegally.
He voted against legislation that would have made it a federal crime to keep a gun unlocked and loaded for personal protection in the home.
The NRA sent a letter to its members in July 2009 stating that for many years, Harry Reid has been supporting our Second Amendment rights in the U.S. Senate.
At the opening of the shooting range, Reid donned ear plugs to test out his 12-gauge shotgun, Politics Daily reported. After the ribbon cutting, he autographed shell casings.
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