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Rick Perry: A Near-perfect Gun Record as Governor of Texas
Gun Owners of America ^ | 11/22/2011 | Gun Owners of America

Posted on 11/27/2011 7:18:31 PM PST by Chasaway

Perry is nearly perfect with regards to his gun record.


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It'd be nice to have someone who not only knows guns and the gun culture, but supports it and has a record of doing so.
1 posted on 11/27/2011 7:18:34 PM PST by Chasaway
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To: Chasaway

That is a plus for Rick Perry.


2 posted on 11/27/2011 7:20:48 PM PST by Parley Baer
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To: Chasaway
Sorry...here's another link:

"...As Governor of Texas for a decade, Rick Perry has shown himself to be a tough defender of the right to keep and bear arms.

In his private life, Gov. Perry carries concealed and knows how to use his weapon. While jogging with his dog last year, he used his .380 Ruger to shoot and kill a cayotte [sic] that was menacing his pet.

Don't attack my dog or you might get shot ... if you're a coyote,” he told the Associated Press.

As for his public record, Gov. Perry has a near-perfect gun record, having signed dozens of pro-gun bills into law. Here’s his record as governor:"

More Here!

3 posted on 11/27/2011 7:24:49 PM PST by Chasaway ( Tonto: "What do you mean "WE", white man?")
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To: Chasaway

Yes and he can always target uncooperative Democrats.


4 posted on 11/27/2011 7:27:19 PM PST by Jonty30 (If a person won't learn under the best of times, than he must learn under the worst of times.)
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To: Chasaway; Admin Moderator

Even on this thread, the spam is hitting the Keywords.


5 posted on 11/27/2011 7:27:59 PM PST by hocndoc (WingRight.org Have mustard seed: Will use. Cut spending, cut spending, cut spending, now,now,now!)
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To: hocndoc
"...Even on this thread, the spam is hitting the Keywords..."

WOW! You're pretty good!

Thanks for noticing, Hoc...

C

6 posted on 11/27/2011 7:32:45 PM PST by Chasaway ( Tonto: "What do you mean "WE", white man?")
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To: Chasaway

He should have spoken up earlier on the 2nd Amendment. He has essentially been eliminated from the contest at this point. People think he won’t secure the border, whether he would or not.


7 posted on 11/27/2011 7:33:01 PM PST by Theodore R. (Forget the others: It's Santorum's turn, articulate, passionate, less baggage.)
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To: Chasaway

Excellent information on Perry’s 2nd Amendment record.

Thanks for posting!


8 posted on 11/27/2011 7:37:11 PM PST by JulieRNR21 (*OMG ...means Obama Must Go in 2012!)
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To: Theodore R.; shield; smoothsailing; casinva; RowdyFFC; Cincinatus' Wife
"...He should have spoken up earlier on the 2nd Amendment. He has essentially been eliminated from the contest at this point. People think he won’t secure the border, whether he would or not..."

Right.

Like that would have made a difference with folks who get their feelings hurt over an artless comment.

Sorry. But I don't believe you've got it right:

1. Perry's stance on the 2nd amendment has been clear from like, forever...No one on the stage is stronger or has a clearer record;

2. Those who've decided to be against him have generally been against him for some relatively vain reasons...because he's not for amnesty, he's not pro-illegal, he's more conservative (with an actual record to prove it) than anyone on the stage, he's pro-2nd amendment, etc., etc., etc...

So anyone who's truly interested can look all that up. To make an OPPOSITE case (not a difference in opinion) is specious.

He ain't a liberal, he ain't a RINO, and he ain't anything like Obama.

Anyhoo...if he's been "eliminated from the contest", as you say...it's not because of who he is, his stances or his policies.

And that's a damn shame.

9 posted on 11/27/2011 7:43:24 PM PST by Chasaway ( Tonto: "What do you mean "WE", white man?")
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To: Chasaway

Well, he’s one-for-one on coyotes!


10 posted on 11/27/2011 7:43:57 PM PST by Still Thinking (Freedom is NOT a loophole!)
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To: Chasaway

Bang !


11 posted on 11/27/2011 7:43:57 PM PST by altura (Perry 2012)
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To: Theodore R.

You’re a Santorum supporter? Interesting, because most people who come to spam on Perry threads are Cain supporters.


12 posted on 11/27/2011 7:46:35 PM PST by altura (Perry 2012)
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To: hocndoc

I didn’t know people could do that ... just found out. Go on someone else’s post and add keywords.

That ain’t right, mods. Hello?????


13 posted on 11/27/2011 7:48:10 PM PST by altura (Perry 2012)
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To: Chasaway; Cincinatus' Wife; RoosterRedux; jonrick46; deepbluesea; RockinRight; TexMom7; potlatch; ..
Perry Ping....

IF you'd rather NOT be pinged FReepmail me.

IF you'd like to be added FReepmail me. Thanks.

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14 posted on 11/27/2011 7:54:47 PM PST by shield (Rev 2:9 Woe unto those who say they are Judahites and are not, but are of the syna GOG ue of Satan.)
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To: shield

At this point, Governor Perry...debate performance besides the fact....is the best and most sane choice we have. It’s a
shame that he has virtually been eliminated by the powers
that be who truly fear his conservative policies.

We’ll be stuck with another RINO or ~~shudder~~Hobamanation.

When will we learn to support the best, not necessarily the
most polished, candidate!


15 posted on 11/27/2011 8:13:54 PM PST by LUV W (This tagline reserved for a hero.......)
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To: LUV W

LOL...Perry will win the whole thang...60% are waiting for Perry...those and others will shift when the time is right.


16 posted on 11/27/2011 8:16:33 PM PST by shield (Rev 2:9 Woe unto those who say they are Judahites and are not, but are of the syna GOG ue of Satan.)
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To: Chasaway

He’s generally has a very good record, but just like the straw man in the wizard of Oz, if he only had a brain. That being said, maybe an ad blitz could save him. Or perhaps a brain transplant from Paul Ryan.


17 posted on 11/27/2011 8:26:02 PM PST by grumpygresh (Democrats delenda est; zero est un espece de merde.)
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To: Chasaway

“It’d be nice to have someone who not only knows guns and the gun culture, but supports it and has a record of doing so.”

Too bad he coddles Illegals, or I might support him.


18 posted on 11/27/2011 8:32:21 PM PST by BobL ("Heartless" and "Inhumane" FReepers for Cain - we've HAD ENOUGH)
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To: Chasaway

It’d be nice to have someone who not only supports gun and has a record of doing so, but does so besides the fact he has to in order to get elected in a super Republican state.


19 posted on 11/27/2011 8:48:14 PM PST by BillyBoy (Illegals for Perry/Gingrich 2012 : Don't be "heartless"/ Be "humane")
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To: altura
>> You’re a Santorum supporter? Interesting, because most people who come to spam on Perry threads are Cain supporters. <<

Only in your delusional minds. I haven't endorsed Cain either. Not my problem you guys put your fingers in your ears and go "lalala I can't hear you!!!" whenever someone doesn't fit your "purist Cain supporter" sterotype.

20 posted on 11/27/2011 8:50:13 PM PST by BillyBoy (Illegals for Perry/Gingrich 2012 : Don't be "heartless"/ Be "humane")
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To: Chasaway

I’m not a single issue voter. I have three: Life, RKBA and borders. I’m not yet at the point in this campaign where I’m willing to accept two out of three.


21 posted on 11/27/2011 8:56:45 PM PST by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: Chasaway
Nice comments!

:)

22 posted on 11/27/2011 9:05:36 PM PST by Irish Eyes
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To: grumpygresh
He’s generally has a very good record, but just like the straw man in the wizard of Oz, if he only had a brain. That being said, maybe an ad blitz could save him. Or perhaps a brain transplant from Paul Ryan.

What are the issues in which you disagree with Rick Perry?

23 posted on 11/27/2011 9:10:05 PM PST by Irish Eyes
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To: Irish Eyes

A bit on illegal alien tuition in Texas, and the lack of a continous border fence but not much. He is pretty good on the issues. But, you know, he was not very articulate in the debates. If he can gain some steam ...
I would love to vote for him vs zero. He could be a very good prez.


24 posted on 11/27/2011 9:18:47 PM PST by grumpygresh (Democrats delenda est; zero est un espece de merde.)
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To: Chasaway; Theodore R.; shield; casinva; RowdyFFC; hocndoc; Jonty30; Cincinatus' Wife; JulieRNR21; ..

GOA overall ratings of 2012 Republican Presidential Candidates

Ron Paul A+
Rick Perry A
Michelle Bachmann A
Rick Santorum B-
Newt Gingrich C
Mitt Romney D-
Herman Cain NR

http://gunowners.org/2012presidential.htm

Newtle,Mittzy,and Hermy really suck. How can you flunk the 2nd Amendment?


25 posted on 11/27/2011 9:20:38 PM PST by smoothsailing
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To: altura
I didn’t know people could do that ... just found out. Go on someone else’s post and add keywords.
That ain’t right, mods. Hello?????

I like this feature. I frequently add keywords to threads in order to make them easier to retrieve. On this particular thread, I added the keyword "firearms."

26 posted on 11/27/2011 9:21:09 PM PST by Fiji Hill
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To: smoothsailing

NR means not rated, not flunk. GOAs ratings are based on voting records.


27 posted on 11/27/2011 9:22:52 PM PST by mnehring
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To: smoothsailing

Just bought two Glocks, and am looking for a rifle. Hell yeah, 2A means a lot.


28 posted on 11/27/2011 9:25:47 PM PST by grumpygresh (Democrats delenda est; zero est un espece de merde.)
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To: Chasaway

29 posted on 11/27/2011 9:28:15 PM PST by BunnySlippers (I LOVE BULL MARKETS . . .)
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To: smoothsailing

Perry in 1st place by default. Paul is certifiable. :)


30 posted on 11/27/2011 9:29:47 PM PST by LUV W (This tagline reserved for a hero.......)
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To: grumpygresh
A bit on illegal alien tuition in Texas, and the lack of a continous border fence but not much. He is pretty good on the issues. But, you know, he was not very articulate in the debates. If he can gain some steam ...

I would love to vote for him vs zero. He could be a very good prez.

I too hope that he will gain steam. He is a good man and I believe that he will make a great President.

31 posted on 11/27/2011 9:51:48 PM PST by Irish Eyes
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To: mnehring
NR means not rated, not flunk. GOAs ratings are based on voting records.

Based on voting records only in part and when applicable, it would seem. There's also the questionaire. So far, it appears Mr. NR is flunking.

http://gunowners.org/hermancain-2012.htm

32 posted on 11/27/2011 10:02:40 PM PST by smoothsailing
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To: LUV W

LOL!


33 posted on 11/27/2011 10:03:54 PM PST by smoothsailing
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To: smoothsailing

Thanks for that link. I had no idea Newt was a C-! I’ve been turning his way big time, but now I’m going to have to hear him make some aweful big promises on a big stack of Bibles to get my support now.


34 posted on 11/27/2011 10:45:02 PM PST by Dogbert41 (Israel is real:))
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To: smoothsailing; Impy; Clintonfatigued
That the candidates from Texas are pro-gun doesn't impress me. What do you expect them to be? If Perry had run for Texas Governor on a "gun control" platform, it would have been political suicide. He knows it, you know it, and I know it. Stop the presses: a pro-gun candidate from Texas. In other shocking news, candidates from Iowa have a pro-agricultural record and candidates from Florida have a pro-seniors record.

I'm far more impressed by people who compile strong conservative records in a state where it's NOT trendy to do so. Bachmann in Minnesota and Santorum in Penn. being the obvious examples. Pawlenty was on the list too, until Perry shoved him out the race.

35 posted on 11/27/2011 10:46:19 PM PST by BillyBoy (Illegals for Perry/Gingrich 2012 : Don't be "heartless"/ Be "humane")
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To: Chasaway

http://governor.state.tx.us/news/speech/10160/


36 posted on 11/27/2011 10:49:18 PM PST by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open ( <o> ---)
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To: BillyBoy
IF your argument holds sway:
A non-Texas, non-gun, non-agriculture, non-senior, candidate from neither Tx or IW. Are any of those "other" candidates around that might pass Tea Pary nuster?
I'm far more impressed by people who compile strong conservative records in a state where its NOT trendy to do so.

Tea Party said what it said. The Republican Party can boff around all it wants; a solitary fact remains.

37 posted on 11/27/2011 11:00:45 PM PST by raygun (http://bastiat.org/en/the_law DOT html)
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To: raygun
Sorry, he doesn't get any brownie points for me for being pro-gun when the solidary fact remains he HAD to hold that position in order to have a political career in Texas. Do you see any grabbers holding statewide office in Texas? Me either.
38 posted on 11/28/2011 12:26:29 AM PST by BillyBoy (Illegals for Perry/Gingrich 2012 : Don't be "heartless"/ Be "humane")
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To: BillyBoy

Wait...

Just to clarify...do you actually believe that Perry is strong on the 2A for political expediency? I think that’s what you said.

Do a little reading and you’ll find he’s a life-long hunter, target-shooter and self-protection guy.

Once you know that, don’t you agree it’s reaching a bit to deny that he is a “true” 2A guy?

You diminish yourself.


39 posted on 11/28/2011 4:00:51 AM PST by Chasaway ( Tonto: "What do you mean "WE", white man?")
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To: BillyBoy

It would seem that Gov. Perry doesn’t just “hold that position” he practices it every day.


40 posted on 11/28/2011 5:07:34 AM PST by muddler (Diligentia, Vis and Celeritas)
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To: Chasaway; Theodore R.
Is there any other candidate running who is even a member of the NRA let alone a lifetime member.

Is there any other candidate who hunts?

Any other who shoots at all?

41 posted on 11/28/2011 5:25:53 AM PST by normy (Don't take it personally, just take it seriously.)
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To: Chasaway

Great maybe he should run for governor.


42 posted on 11/28/2011 5:27:34 AM PST by org.whodat (Just another heartless American, hated by "AMNESTY" Newt, Willard, Perry and his fellow supporters.)
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To: hocndoc
Even on this thread, the spam is hitting the Keywords.

Yeah, I guess those warnings from the mods last month about keyword spamming didn't apply to all the candidates.

All animals candidates are equal but some animals candidates are more equal than others.

43 posted on 11/28/2011 5:35:20 AM PST by sockmonkey (Freepers, please turn yourself in at attackwatch.com)
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To: Theodore R.
He has essentially been eliminated from the contest at this point.

I'll grant that the only polls that count are the ones open on Election Day but . . . Rick Perry is still way ahead of Rick "articulate, passionate, less baggage" Santorum in the other ones.

44 posted on 11/28/2011 6:06:00 AM PST by Tribune7 (Perry, Newt, Cain or Santorum)
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To: smoothsailing
In fairness to Herman, I think the grades are based on a voting record, which he doesn't have.
45 posted on 11/28/2011 6:10:35 AM PST by Tribune7 (Perry, Newt, Cain or Santorum)
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To: BillyBoy
Weak argument billy. Perry was a farm boy and in the military long before he was running for office. Don't you think he was pro gun then too? Did he carry that pistol only on the day he shot the coyote while jogging? Did someone let the coyote out there just for him to shoot for show? See how silly that sounds?

Whether you like the guy or not, Perry is pro 2nd amendment.

46 posted on 11/28/2011 6:23:02 AM PST by Ditter
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To: Chasaway

Yup. On the 2nd Amendment, he’s on target. Unfortunately his other negatives outweigh this IMO.


47 posted on 11/28/2011 6:42:51 AM PST by zeugma (Those of us who work for a living are outnumbered by those who vote for a living.)
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To: smoothsailing

Well, Cain’s NR isn’t really damning. Just stands for “Not Rated” because he has no legislative or executive record to rate.

The worst you could say about an “NR” is that you’re buying a pig in a poke. I guarantee he isn’t as bad as The Won on this issue.


48 posted on 11/28/2011 7:09:43 AM PST by Still Thinking (Freedom is NOT a loophole!)
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To: Still Thinking; Tribune7

There’s more to it than that. See post #32.

Cain needs to do a better job of following through on requests for information. I look at it like a test in school. If you don’t take the test or don’t turn it in, you don’t get a passing grade.


49 posted on 11/28/2011 11:09:39 AM PST by smoothsailing
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To: BillyBoy
Pawlenty was on the list too, until Perry shoved him out the race.

LOL! If T-Paw let Perry or anybody else "shove" him out of the race, then he's a sissy and we're better off without him.

50 posted on 11/28/2011 11:13:55 AM PST by smoothsailing
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