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Pro-gun-law forces cancel showdown
NY Post ^ | 2/25/13 | FREDRIC U. DICKER

Posted on 02/26/2013 9:54:14 AM PST by Nachum

Edited on 02/26/2013 9:58:45 AM PST by Admin Moderator. [history]

A Potentially explosive confrontation over Gov. Cuomoís tough new gun law was avoided over the weekend as 1199 SEIU, the hospital workers union, abruptly canceled a Thursday rally designed to challenge some 10,000 opponents of the governorís measure, The Post has learned.


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KEYWORDS: banglist; cancel; cuomo; cuomoguns; forces; guncontrol; newyork; progunlaw; secondamendment; seiu; showdown
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1 posted on 02/26/2013 9:54:24 AM PST by Nachum
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2 posted on 02/26/2013 9:58:50 AM PST by Nachum (The Obama "List" at www.nachumlist.com)
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Rent-a-mob confrontation is little barry bastard boy’s style, exploiting blacks and Hispanics in the thugery unions like SEIU. Little bastard boy isn’t a leader, he’s a ‘community organizer’, IOW he’s a damned ‘brownshirts’ agitator. Mob rule is the only thing little bastard boy and his thugocracy can embrace.


3 posted on 02/26/2013 10:02:56 AM PST by MHGinTN (Being deceived can be cured.)
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A lot of NY’ers are really fed up w this crap, myself included.

Too bad we are outnumbered by the commies


4 posted on 02/26/2013 10:08:29 AM PST by GlockThe Vote (The Obama Adminstration: 2nd wave ofo attacks on America after 9/11)
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To: Nachum
rabid union radicals getting in the face and creating confrontations with armed protesters. What possibly could go wrong? I mean really, why in the world would anyone cancel such a peaceful exchange of ideas?

Oh, the union wasn't planning on being peaceful. That could be a problem if shoving and punching broke out.

5 posted on 02/26/2013 10:10:15 AM PST by Robert357 (D.Rather "Hoist with his own petard!" www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1223916/posts)
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To: Nachum

So, our side caved in because Cuomo rented some thugs? That means Cuomo won while hardly trying. I don’t want to hear about “surrender monkeys” when we quit in the face of threats.


6 posted on 02/26/2013 10:15:54 AM PST by Chainmail (A simple rule of life: if you can be blamed, you're responsible.)
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7 posted on 02/26/2013 10:23:02 AM PST by 444Flyer (Obama killed the Twinkie, but not the Terrorists in Benghazi. What's wrong with this picture?)
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To: Chainmail
Cuomo is as slimy as any mafia mob boss.
8 posted on 02/26/2013 10:24:03 AM PST by 444Flyer (Obama killed the Twinkie, but not the Terrorists in Benghazi. What's wrong with this picture?)
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To: Chainmail
Unless I misread it, I think the article is saying the rent a mob canceled.

From the article: 1199 SEIU, the hospital workers union, abruptly canceled a Thursday rally designed to challenge some 10,000 opponents of the governor’s measure

9 posted on 02/26/2013 10:27:30 AM PST by Jed Eckert (Wolverines!!)
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I hope you’re right. The initial headline sounded like the SEIU thugs canceled their rumble AFTER the gun rights group canceled theirs, saying the real potential for violence would have been a nearly all white anti-SAFE Act crowd versus an all minority SEIU rentamob.

Hope Generalissimo Cuomo didn’t just score an easy victory.


10 posted on 02/26/2013 10:36:46 AM PST by elcid1970 ("The Second Amendment is more important than Islam.")
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To: Nachum

TRANSLATION: They were recruiting an embarrassingly small number of paid protesters.


11 posted on 02/26/2013 10:51:10 AM PST by E. Pluribus Unum ("Somebody has to be courageous enough to stand up to the bullies." --Dr. Ben Carson)
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To: Jed Eckert

last sentence says”informed sources” say the pros cancelled earlier


12 posted on 02/26/2013 11:17:37 AM PST by capt B
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To: GlockThe Vote

Are you coming to the rally and making appointments with your Assmemblyman and Senator? I’ll be there on Thursday.

Supposedly a Senator who voted for the “Safe” Act is sponsoring a bill to totally repeal it.


13 posted on 02/26/2013 12:23:41 PM PST by Above My Pay Grade (The people have the right to tell government what guns it may possess, not the other way around.)
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“and knowledgeable insiders said the pro-gun law rally was canceled.”<p.They caved - that’s why the thugs were called off - not needed anymore..


14 posted on 02/26/2013 12:37:26 PM PST by Chainmail (A simple rule of life: if you can be blamed, you're responsible.)
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>>>>TRANSLATION: They were recruiting an embarrassingly small number of paid protesters.<<<

Exactly. The SEIU was offering free bus trips, including free breakfast and lunch for their astroturf protestors.

Pro 2nd Amendment citizens from all over New York State are paying their own money and taking time off from actual jobs to go there.


15 posted on 02/26/2013 12:49:52 PM PST by Above My Pay Grade (The people have the right to tell government what guns it may possess, not the other way around.)
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To: Above My Pay Grade

I have two court appearances that day. I plan on writing my reps in solidairty with the protest. F these politicians, all of them.


16 posted on 02/26/2013 12:51:03 PM PST by GlockThe Vote (The Obama Adminstration: 2nd wave ofo attacks on America after 9/11)
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To: Nachum

Send comments on this story to FDICKER@nypost.com


17 posted on 02/26/2013 12:53:07 PM PST by steve86 (Acerbic by Nature, not Nurture¬ô)
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To: Chainmail

The “PRO GUN LAW RALLY” is cancelled. The ORIGINAL “ANTI NEW YORK GUN LAW, PRO SECOND AMENDMENT RALLY” is going on as scheduled, the way I read it. It is confusing and possibly purposely.


18 posted on 02/26/2013 1:41:25 PM PST by duffee (NO poll tax, NO tax on firearms, ammunition or gun safes. NO gun free zones.)
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To: capt B; Chainmail
last sentence says”informed sources” say the pros cancelled earlier

and knowledgeable insiders said the pro-gun law rally was canceled

Thanks, missed it in the article.

19 posted on 02/26/2013 2:29:45 PM PST by Jed Eckert (Wolverines!!)
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“and knowledgeable insiders said the pro-gun law rally was canceled.”

Right. Read it again. Slowly.

20 posted on 02/26/2013 2:33:35 PM PST by houeto (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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