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Northern Illinois gun control event blows up in the faces of sponsors
gunssavelife.com ^ | 22 January, 2013 | GSL

Posted on 01/22/2013 1:34:14 PM PST by marktwain

It was a bad Sunday for sponsors of an meeting to create a grassroots chapter of the Illinois Council Against Handgun Violence at the Glenview, IL Police Station Auditorium failed miserably as supporters of the Constitution and civil rights took part in the event.

In the end, unsubstantiated assertions by the gun control advocates were challenged by a boisterous audience.

The local newspaper had this to say:

Gun Ownership Advocates Intentionally Pack Panel

(Glenview Patch) – Gun ownership advocates intentionally packed Sunday’s gun control panel by the New Trier Democrats, as pro-gun advocates — who were encouraged to come from across the state in a mass email from the Illinois State Rifle Association (ISRA) — argued and yelled at panelists throughout the program.

“Remember, this is our Lexington, this is our Concord,” the email read. “Be prepared to teach the gun controllers a lesson in liberty.”

The email also encouraged attendees to arrive between an hour and half an hour early, to “ensure that there are more of OUR people there than THEIR people,” according to the email. That resulted in venue at the Glenview Police Station auditorium filling up, with many would-be attendees turned away at the door.

The majority of the crowd — around 2/3 — were wearing NRA and ISRA paraphernalia, and holding American flags and signs, such as “Shall not be infringed” and “Pro-second amendment.” --------------cut---------------

But the boots on the ground told a more interesting story of what happened. Steven Zahareas posted the following on ISRA’s Facebook page:

[Editor: With some minor editing for readability.]

(Excerpt) Read more at gunssavelife.com ...


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Illinois
KEYWORDS: banglist; guncontrol; gunssavelife; il; secondamendment
This is the type of action that Constitutionalists are using to win.
1 posted on 01/22/2013 1:34:31 PM PST by marktwain
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To: marktwain

The local newspaper made it sound like the Constitutionalists were acting like OWS crowd, which I seriously doubt.


2 posted on 01/22/2013 1:38:14 PM PST by PhiloBedo (You gotta roll with the punches and get with what's real.)
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To: marktwain

Not sure if this is the same, haven’t looked at both in details, but perhaps the tide is turning???

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2980798/posts


3 posted on 01/22/2013 1:40:30 PM PST by elpinta (Jer. 10:23 - It really holds true!)
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To: marktwain; DanMiller

I love it....


4 posted on 01/22/2013 1:45:26 PM PST by Girlene
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To: marktwain

They had a panel that advocated gun control and they got PO’ed because gun advocates showed up?


5 posted on 01/22/2013 1:45:38 PM PST by Venturer
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To: marktwain

I think this is video of the same event:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7C44B55YYLQ&feature=player_embedded

The veteran does an outstanding job BTW.


6 posted on 01/22/2013 1:48:56 PM PST by reagandemocrat
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To: marktwain

flippin RATS hate when you use their tactics against them.


7 posted on 01/22/2013 1:52:36 PM PST by stylin19a
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To: elpinta

I believe it is the same event.


8 posted on 01/22/2013 1:53:06 PM PST by marktwain
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To: PhiloBedo

These folks have a great opportunity.
Baraq can have a sheriff deputize them and send them into the Chicago ghetto next summer to round up all the illegal guns.


9 posted on 01/22/2013 1:55:31 PM PST by nascarnation (Baraq's economic policy: trickle up poverty)
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To: marktwain

Word on Illinoiscarry.com is that the gun control organizers didn’t even stand for the pledge of allegiance.


10 posted on 01/22/2013 1:56:53 PM PST by BobinIL
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......."When their people started showing up they said that the two front rows were reserved, I said that there was no reserved seating. .................

..................The third time they came up and asked me to move I replied, “My name is not Rosa Parks and I am not going to the back of the bus.” "..................

LOL
11 posted on 01/22/2013 1:57:29 PM PST by Girlene
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To: All

More from the link:

.......”Near the end of his involvement of the forum in the Q&A, he stated that the Second Amendment has no importance today. Then a Veteran stood up and stated that he fought for Goodman’s right to say what he was saying but asked him if he would support the same restrictions on the First Amendment. No answer from Goodman”.......


12 posted on 01/22/2013 2:00:00 PM PST by Girlene
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To: PhiloBedo

The way liberals/anti-gunners hear things is that even if you whisper your views to them they will say you are yelling at them because it’s not something they want to hear at any volume.


13 posted on 01/22/2013 2:03:21 PM PST by History Repeats (sic transit gloria mundi)
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To: elpinta
You should understand that the vast majority of Dims can't finish the equation. They are too stupid to realize that when their leaders say that "we only want to register guns..." the next step is to confiscate. There are no "unintended consequences" in their foggy little world of unicorns and Skittles.

When someone polls them, they don't mind "other" people's guns being stolen, because President Snow won't steal a union member's shotgun. Yes, they are that mentally challenged.

14 posted on 01/22/2013 2:04:19 PM PST by jonascord (Hurrah for the Bonnie Blue Flag that bears a Single Star!)
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To: Girlene
I love it....

Me too!

15 posted on 01/22/2013 2:04:30 PM PST by DanMiller (Dan Miller)
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To: marktwain
Sunday’s gun control panel by the New Trier Democrats

I wonder what they thought they were going to accomplish with their hoped-for mutual agreement circle-jerk?

Oh, wait...

From the center of their home page...

"We are who we've been waiting for." Barack Obama - 2008

That says everything you need to know about the "New Trier Democrats."

Just another pack of communist puppets.

You can advise them that future attempts by all of their kind will be responded to in a similar fashion.

New Trier Democratic Organization
Twp. Committeeman: Dean T. Maragos
800 Oak St, Winnetka, IL 60093
newtrierdems@sbcglobal.net
phone: 847.446.8030
fax: 847.446.8044

.

16 posted on 01/22/2013 2:14:49 PM PST by TLI ( ITINERIS IMPENDEO VALHALLA)
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To: PhiloBedo

They were just upset that the gun grabbers couldn’t spew their propaganda without being challenged.


17 posted on 01/22/2013 2:37:30 PM PST by Blood of Tyrants (There is no requirement to show need in order to exercise your rights.)
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To: marktwain

This should be a model of action for all of us.


18 posted on 01/22/2013 2:59:08 PM PST by absalom01 (You should do your duty in all things. You cannot do more, and you should never wish to do less.)
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To: marktwain

I would follow that gentleman into combat ANY DAY! Can’t now because I’m an old coot but, was a Lt. in the Hawaii Guard


19 posted on 01/22/2013 3:01:23 PM PST by keikialii
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To: absalom01

This should be called a “Right to Protect Life” movement besides a Second Amendment rights movement.

Make the link. Confuse the enemy. Tell America what legal gun ownership stands for.


20 posted on 01/22/2013 3:48:19 PM PST by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: marktwain

THIS IS GREAT!!!!

It’s like our side knew what to expect and understood the ALINSKY tactics that would be used against them (i.e., reserved seating, in this case).

WE CAN BEAT THESE GUYS!!! But we have to understand them and be willing to play at THEIR LEVEL. As Rush says: “the aggressor sets the rules”, so we need to understand that and respond in kind.

Nice work, you guys!!!


21 posted on 01/22/2013 3:50:50 PM PST by BobL
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To: Girlene

also said the threat from tyranny is the same today as it was in 1900’s 1800’etc...he nailed it..it is still relevant...(more so than ever)


22 posted on 01/22/2013 4:32:00 PM PST by rolling_stone
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To: rolling_stone

I just watched the video.....he got a standing O for that observation.


23 posted on 01/22/2013 5:19:27 PM PST by Girlene
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