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Gun-rights groups: Our 'backs are against the wall' [Obama Tries to Overwhelm & Destroy Freedom]
nbcnews.com ^ | 1/12/13 | Matthew DeLuca

Posted on 01/12/2013 5:06:57 AM PST by SoFloFreeper

As lawmakers from Connecticut to California rush to propose new restrictions on firearms and ammunition, state-level gun-rights activists are playing defense for the first time in years, with some saying they face fights they may not win.

“Our backs are against the wall,” said Scott Wilson, president of the Connecticut Citizens Defense League, a pro-gun rights group. “We are in for the fight of our lives. I have never seen anything like it.”

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: banglist; guncontrol; guns; secondamendment
A call to arms. The obvious strategy by the cult of Obama is to try and overwhelm the legislatures and the people with new propositions and orders, hoping to get SOMETHING to stick....

The camel's nose under the tent.

1 posted on 01/12/2013 5:07:09 AM PST by SoFloFreeper
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To: SoFloFreeper

You might have seen the testimony of Suzanna Gratia Hupp..It is definitely worth watching again. Very powerful.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M1u0Byq5Qis


2 posted on 01/12/2013 5:10:25 AM PST by jazzlite (esat)
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To: SoFloFreeper
The right seems to have abandoned people power in the streets. Beyond the January 19th show of support at gun stores and ranges, there doesn't seem to be any drive for major demonstrations. Obama needs to look out his window and see a million Second Amendment supporters who decry the callous use of emotionalism from the mass shootings to strip Americans of their natural rights. Where is the counter charge that liberals have endangered children by establishing gun free victim zones and encouraging copycat killers with their hysteria and lurid media coverage?
3 posted on 01/12/2013 5:18:05 AM PST by Truth29
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To: SoFloFreeper

Looks like Obama has finally managed to unite a lot of people.


4 posted on 01/12/2013 5:21:23 AM PST by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, a Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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To: SoFloFreeper
"We are in for the fight of our lives."

Yeah, it may no longer be about writing or calling your "representative" anymore.

5 posted on 01/12/2013 5:21:33 AM PST by DTogo (High time to bring back The Sons of Liberty !!)
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To: Truth29

With a gun available you really don’t need to go show Obamugabe what a good target you’d make. This guy is a madman ~ don’t give him a chance to fire on you.


6 posted on 01/12/2013 5:25:05 AM PST by muawiyah
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To: SoFloFreeper

People fall for red herrings. 20 kids died. Sorry, but boo-hoo. It’s significant and should continue to waste our time and threaten our rights because it happened all at once? That’s like letting “Jaws” prevent you from swimming. Tens of thousands die on highways every year, many if then kids. And you know what? There is no inalienable right to drive in the Constitution, though I can argue fir its existence.

Why don’t we call for automobiles to be outlawed, unless we’re envirolunies? Because we’re smarter than that. We are also much, much stupider than that, which is why unusual events cause us to lash out at innocent people.


7 posted on 01/12/2013 5:35:25 AM PST by Tublecane
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To: Tublecane
That’s like letting “Jaws” prevent you from swimming

Heh.
Actually, I haven't been diving since.

8 posted on 01/12/2013 5:38:54 AM PST by grobdriver (Sic semper tyrannis!)
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To: muawiyah
"With a gun available you really don’t need to go show Obamugabe what a good target you’d make. This guy is a madman ~ don’t give him a chance to fire on you."

If he would fire on demonstrators demanding their Constitutional rights, he needs to be unmasked now. If we are afraid he would shoot us for carrying signs, then all hope within the system is already lost.

9 posted on 01/12/2013 5:46:59 AM PST by Truth29
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To: Truth29

He shouldn’t look out his window and see us carrying signs IMHO. That sends the wrong message.


10 posted on 01/12/2013 5:50:34 AM PST by RC one (.From My Cold Dead Hands.)
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To: Truth29
not really ~ one of the hallmarks of American resilience is the common sense of the troops on the ground who follow their instincts to find cover.

If you think it takes martyrs to rouse the nation, think again. This is not Latin America, the middle east, or the left bank of the seine.

11 posted on 01/12/2013 5:58:23 AM PST by muawiyah
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To: DTogo
Yeah, it may no longer be about writing or calling your "representative" anymore.

You know what? You are absolutely right. We are on the verge of American Revolution 2.0 We have no representatives in Congress that have the back-bone to stand up to the would-be dictator. This was why we had a U.S. Constitution - to protect minority rights. Obama and the democrats are acting like "majority take all" - you lost, we win INCLUDING shred ignoring our Constitution. Buckle Up America, we are in for one bumpy ride!

12 posted on 01/12/2013 6:36:34 AM PST by broken_arrow1 (I regret that I have but one life to give for my country - Nathan Hale "Patriot")
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To: muawiyah

I do not understand your point.


13 posted on 01/12/2013 6:38:22 AM PST by Louis Foxwell (Better the devil we can destroy than the Judas we must tolerate.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Marbury vs Madison “Any law that is repugnant to the Constitution is null and void”.

They took an Oath to defend and uphold the Constitution. So it all means nothing?


14 posted on 01/12/2013 7:03:40 AM PST by Captain7seas (Fire Jane Lubchenco)
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To: SoFloFreeper

I have a better idea. Let’s make this a fight for their lives. My life is secure.


15 posted on 01/12/2013 7:08:28 AM PST by mosaicwolf (Strength and Honor)
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To: Captain7seas

It’s not about guns, it’s about people without morals and upbringing. Of course there are the mental cases but MOST OF THE TIME, it is the people who have little or no home life and proper upbringing. Guns are nothing more than a tool. It’s the use of the tool and the intent that is the problem. Why not spend our time on the SOCIAL issues that are the real cause of senseless killings. If I were intent on doing away with someone (I am NOT), I have numerous options to complete the task WITHOUT needing a gun. More restrictions will NOT solve the real problem.


16 posted on 01/12/2013 7:08:37 AM PST by DaveA37
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To: muawiyah
"not really ~ one of the hallmarks of American resilience is the common sense of the troops on the ground who follow their instincts to find cover."

With modern technology, form 4473s, tracking of purchases, visits to ranges, social media, etc. the government will be able to find most gun owners. If guns or gun type are prohibited, most owners will be identified. Mass confrontation through demonstrations are the last peaceful way of attempting to change the course of legislation and government. If we go to ground or simply write and call, the left will win - incrementally perhaps, but they will keep slicing. Obama intends for total control, and waiting to fight another day will only lead to disarmament and help the authorities to focus on small targets at their convenience. I think groups like the NRA, GOA the VCDL and others would be well advised to mobilize the street for forceful, but peaceful mass demonstrations.

17 posted on 01/12/2013 7:11:49 AM PST by Truth29
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To: Truth29
We are well beyond that ~ did Obamugabe's friendship with Venezuela's dictator not tell you where he's at ~ peaceful demonstrators were being shot by snipers!

Obamugabe crossed the line when he fawned on that guy. You cannot trust him ~ in anything ~ not ever!

18 posted on 01/12/2013 7:15:10 AM PST by muawiyah
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To: SoFloFreeper
Obama will not stop unless he's forced to. He hates everything good that our country was built on. He is going to force his agenda upon on if we can't find a way to stop him.

Much of the power he has on paper to enforce obedience within law enforcement and the military aren't on his side.

I was thinking about the group of 20 or 30 Russians that trained with the US at Fort Carson awhile back, which made people start thinking about large numbers of Russians being used against us by Obama. I know that kind of humiliation against Americans on our own soil would be enjoyed by Obama and the bitter Putin.

What opinions do you guys have on the tactical aspects of something like this used along with attempts to cause a defensive breakdown and unpreparedness?

www.OathKeepers.org

19 posted on 01/12/2013 7:33:51 AM PST by ThermoNuclearWarrior (www.OathKeepers.org/oath/)
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To: Louis Foxwell

I’d be worried about you if you did. Certainly never happened to me.


20 posted on 01/12/2013 7:47:22 AM PST by dagogo redux (A whiff of primitive spirits in the air, harbingers of an impending descent into the feral.)
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To: Tublecane

0bama is standing on the graves on White Children.

0bama and the Progressives do not care about hundreds of Black children dying each year in Chicago, by handgun toting criminals.

Play the race, and hit back twice as hard


21 posted on 01/12/2013 8:12:14 AM PST by Steven Tyler
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To: Truth29
"The right seems to have abandoned people power in the streets. Beyond the January 19th show of support at gun stores and ranges, there doesn't seem to be any drive for major demonstrations."

Demonstrations accomplish nothing.

The only tactic is to hit legislators at all levels and make damned sure that they know that if they vote for ANY restrictions on hardware or expanding background checks, that they WILL be targeted for defeat. Write, phone, visit, and beat them to death with voter power.

The only thing keeping the current flap is going the media. The larger populous has pretty much already written the Newton incident off.

22 posted on 01/12/2013 8:15:22 AM PST by Wonder Warthog
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To: SoFloFreeper

Simple solution at the stae level, activate each states militia if they ever had one, arm and train the people. The feds cannot touch any states militia.


23 posted on 01/12/2013 8:20:38 AM PST by Eye of Unk (AR2 2013 is the American Revolution part 2 of 2013)
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To: Eye of Unk

Sure they can. The feds can nationalize state militia. They do it all the time. In fact George Washington commissioned the Foxwell militia from the Eastern shore of MD to protect DC.
It should be manifestly obvious to thew most casual obsever that the purpose of gun control is to disarm the citizenry, not to stop shootings.
Los Angeles, New York, DC and Chicago have draconian guns laws. They also have the highest rates of murder by gun of all cities in the world.
When victims cannot defend themselves they die. Gun control absolutely guarantees increased homocide by gun. That is clearly the state’s intent.


24 posted on 01/12/2013 10:45:19 AM PST by Louis Foxwell (Better the devil we can destroy than the Judas we must tolerate.)
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To: Louis Foxwell
"Sure they can. The feds can nationalize state militia. They do it all the time.>

The National Guard is NOT the "state militia". Most states no longer have a separate militia, but some do (Texas is one that has).

25 posted on 01/12/2013 1:06:57 PM PST by Wonder Warthog
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