Skip to comments.Second Amendment Rally Draws Substantial Crowd(IA)
Posted on 08/28/2012 7:13:40 AM PDT by marktwain
Searsboro, Iowa The Iowa Firearms Coalition along with the National Rifle Association held their third annual rally at Brownells big Springs range. 1600 people came to see and learn more about the latest firearms along with a healthy dose of politics.
The founder of the Iowa Firearms Coalition or IFC is Steve Hensyel and he was also serving as the event coordinator on Saturday.
Hensyel said the main purpose of the day was to help bring more awareness to second amendment rights. Were bringing Iowans together to get them aware of those rights and get them educated and get them in support of those rights.
Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal was the headline speaker for the event. Jindal was on the list of possible VP candidates and many within the Republican Party consider him to be on the short list for a future Presidential run.
Governor Jindal said that the Second Amendment is important and is a cornerstone of our freedoms.
Jindal spoke to the crowd about the experience he had in a post Katrina.
Jindal spoke about first responders being stretched beyond capacity,You couldnt just call 911. Tragically, after Katrina we saw some government officials go door-to-door to take away guns from law-abiding citizens, who then couldnt protect themselves. That should never happen in New Orleans. That should never happen in Louisiana. It should never happen in America.
Jindal said that during his time as a Congressman, he brought forth bi-partisan legislation to make sure that never happens again.
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This is the second NRA/IFC Rally I’ve attended..great times had by all in attendance!!
Even got the chance to fire some automatic weapons on one of the ranges...very cool!
Lots of support and interest in the future of our Country..Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness!!