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Minneapolis Gun Rights Advocate Joel Rosenberg Dies
myfoxtwincities.com ^ | 6/3/11 | KMSP staff

Posted on 06/03/2011 12:25:47 PM PDT by ButThreeLeftsDo

Joel Rosenberg, a Minneapolis gun rights advocate and author of several fantasy novels, has died. His wife, Felicia, posted a message on the “Free Joel Rosenberg” website, saying he died Thursday evening at Hennepin County Medical Center.

“On Wednesday afternoon, June 1, 2011, Joel had a respiratory depression that caused a heart attack, anoxic brain damage and major organ failure. Despite the very best efforts of the paramedics and the team at Hennepin County Medical Center, Joel was pronounced brain dead at around 5:37 p.m. Thursday June 2nd, In accordance with his wishes, he shared the gift of life through organ and tissue donation.”

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; News/Current Events; US: Minnesota
KEYWORDS: banglist; fantasy; guardiansoftheflame; joelrosenberg; rosenberg; sciencefiction; scifi; secondammendment
Rest in peace, Joel.

Joel was the heart and soul of Minnesota's 'Shall-Issue' permit law that was finally passed in 2003.

He'll be sorely missed.

1 posted on 06/03/2011 12:25:49 PM PDT by ButThreeLeftsDo
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To: marktwain

Sad Ping..


2 posted on 06/03/2011 12:26:23 PM PDT by ButThreeLeftsDo (FreeRepublic.com. Now, More Than Ever.)
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

Sad to hear, RIP my friend.


3 posted on 06/03/2011 12:34:11 PM PDT by jmaroneps37 (Conservatism is truth. Liberalism is lies.)
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

Another great writer I’ll never get to meet.
RIP.
Prayer for his family.


4 posted on 06/03/2011 12:44:04 PM PDT by Little Ray (Best Conservative in the Primary; AGAINST Obama in the General.)
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo
Now the question everyone wants answered is why a woman who was not seen as a threat suddenly became violent.

Answer: Over a thousand years of inbreeding has produced our current crop of Islamists and she is just one example.

5 posted on 06/03/2011 12:49:51 PM PDT by capt. norm (Blessed are they who can laugh at themselves for they shall never run out of material. c)
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To: capt. norm

Ignore previous post....wrong thread.


6 posted on 06/03/2011 12:51:09 PM PDT by capt. norm (Blessed are they who can laugh at themselves for they shall never run out of material. c)
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo
So very sorry to learn of his passing.

I grew to love him as a writer and more importantly, grew to love the person that God designed him to be.

Condolences and prayers for the Lord's blessings to his family.

Look forward to meeting him in person in Heaven.

7 posted on 06/03/2011 12:52:21 PM PDT by zerosix (native sunflower)
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

He was a hero who was willing to lay it all on the line to restore the Constitution and the rule of law. I will miss him.


8 posted on 06/03/2011 12:54:12 PM PDT by marktwain
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To: zerosix

I was just looking at my copy of “The Crimson Sky” yesterday and hoping that he would one day finish that story. I guess I’ll have to get the ending from him later.


9 posted on 06/03/2011 12:58:01 PM PDT by Ingtar (Together we go broke (from a Pookie18 post))
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

Baruch dayan emet...


10 posted on 06/03/2011 12:59:30 PM PDT by Yehuda (Land of the free, THANKS TO THE BRAVE!)
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To: Little Ray

this is not the Last Jihad Joel Rosenberg


11 posted on 06/03/2011 1:00:22 PM PDT by Chickensoup (The right to bear arms is proven to prevent government genocide. Protect yourself!)
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To: Chickensoup

This Joel Rosenberg is probably best known for his Guardians of the Flame fantasy series. I enjoyed reading his books.

RIP Joel.


12 posted on 06/03/2011 1:19:52 PM PDT by ConjunctionJunction
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To: Ingtar

Yes, we’ll just have to wait for that one - he probably has lots more to tell us, now.


13 posted on 06/03/2011 1:27:02 PM PDT by zerosix (native sunflower)
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To: Chickensoup

You’re right, he was a much better writer. This is the Guardians of the Flame author.


14 posted on 06/03/2011 1:49:35 PM PDT by Melas (Sent via Galaxy Tab)
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To: zerosix
Checked out the photo on the website.

Unfortunately, it was not of Joel but one of his gun supporters.

Rosenberg, born in 1967 a "bit" younger than his "free joel rosenberg" supporter.

15 posted on 06/03/2011 2:06:03 PM PDT by zerosix (native sunflower)
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To: Little Ray
Another great writer I’ll never get to meet.

Play your cards right and you'll get to meet him.

16 posted on 06/03/2011 5:14:03 PM PDT by Still Thinking (Freedom is NOT a loophole!)
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

RIP.


17 posted on 06/03/2011 7:21:31 PM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (~"This is what happens when you find a stranger in the Amber Lamps !"~~)
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

Sad, he was a good guy.

few people in MN history have had such a large and positive impact on MN gun rights.


18 posted on 06/04/2011 11:36:35 AM PDT by WOBBLY BOB ( "I don't want the majority if we don't stand for something"- Jim Demint)
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To: zerosix
No, that is Joel Rosenberg, science fiction and fantasy author and gun-rights activist, not Joel C. Rosenberg, Christian & suspense author. Born May 1st, 1954.

Joel is a year and 18 days older than I am. As some others have noted, author of The Guardians of the Flame series, as well as The Hero and related stories of a planet called Masada.

Joel C. is the guy who wrote The Copper Scroll, The 12th Imam, and other suspense/Christian thrillers.

OS, who feels like he lost another friend despite having never met the man...

19 posted on 06/05/2011 10:48:29 AM PDT by Old Student
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Ahaa, many thanks for the correction, friend.

I'm sorry for those friends, supporters and loved ones of Joel Rosenberg.

May the good Lord bless them.

20 posted on 06/05/2011 1:54:19 PM PDT by zerosix (native sunflower)
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To: zerosix

S’OK. I’d miss Joel C, too, if not quite as much.


21 posted on 06/05/2011 2:02:23 PM PDT by Old Student
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