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Nevada's Governor Vetoes Universal Background Checks
Gun Owners of America ^ | Friday, 14 June 2013 | Written by Gun Owners

Posted on 06/14/2013 11:43:34 AM PDT by forty_years

While Biden set to jumpstart push for gun control next week

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Stunning victory for gun rights in Nevada!

You guys did a tremendous job bombarding Governor n Sandoval’s office with phone calls, and he has listened to your appeals.

Governor Sandoval vetoed the Universal Background Check bill yesterday, and now, the anti-gun Left is in full-mourning.

The Associated Press reports that, “It is a significant defeat for New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg's gun control advocacy group, Mayors Against Illegal Guns [MAIG]. The organization spent hundreds of thousands of dollars working to get the bill passed through to the governor.”

Despite Bloomberg’s fortune, his anti-gun MAIG simply doesn’t have the grassroots behind it.

GOA was joined by other groups on Tuesday, June 4, in asking Nevada gun owners to urge Sandoval to veto the legislation.

The next day, reports the Las Vegas Review-Journal, “2,200 people called his office between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m.... Four out of five calls [were] for the veto.”

According to the Journal, this onslaught was one of the chief reasons that the Governor set up a hotline number. His office simply couldn’t get work done as they were being “bombarded by calls from people who want the governor to veto the gun control bill passed by the Legislature.”

Once the Governor set up a hotline number -- and Bloomberg started running ads urging people nationwide to call it -- GOA urged gun owners nationwide (last Friday) to call Sandoval’s office.

As of this past Tuesday, more than 100,000 calls had already been placed to the Governor. And this just underscores how important it is for gun owners to join GOA’s email service....

(Excerpt) Read more at gunowners.org ...


TOPICS: Breaking News; Government; Politics/Elections; US: Nevada
KEYWORDS: banglist; biden; bloomberg; constitution; guncontrol; nevada; secondamendment

1 posted on 06/14/2013 11:43:34 AM PDT by forty_years
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To: forty_years

I like it that lib money was spent! hehehehehe!


2 posted on 06/14/2013 11:44:20 AM PDT by austinaero
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To: austinaero
Freepers responded to a previous post from GOA here.
3 posted on 06/14/2013 11:46:26 AM PDT by forty_years
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To: austinaero

We heard on local Fox talk radio yesterday here in Reno that the veto calls were 6 to 1 over the “sign it” calls. Wonder what the hell happened to the 86% of Nevadans supporting SB221? Maybe the MIAGgots lied about the number. Nah. They’d never make stuff up would they?


4 posted on 06/14/2013 11:51:21 AM PDT by rktman
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To: forty_years
Bloomberg thought the rest of America was as nervous, hypochondrical, hysterically anti-gun like he and my fellow NYers are? What a schmuck.
5 posted on 06/14/2013 11:51:39 AM PDT by miss marmelstein ( Richard Lives Yet!)
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To: forty_years

Hurrah, for lawful government and courage, Governor Sandoval !!!!


6 posted on 06/14/2013 11:51:57 AM PDT by veracious
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To: forty_years

Did Bloomberg’s head explode?


7 posted on 06/14/2013 11:55:23 AM PDT by Red Steel
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To: forty_years

The Las Vegas area Oath Keepers had their monthly meeting last night. They do a great job following what’s going on in local and federal government. Our board president does a great job. The meetings are educational and engaging- well worth the time and I’m not generally a “joiner.” We’ve been following this bill for months and this was some great news. I encourage my fellow Las Vegas area Freepers to check us out.


8 posted on 06/14/2013 11:57:09 AM PDT by pops88 (Geek chick standing with Breitbart for truth)
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To: forty_years

I got a call the other day (before he vetoed this) and was asked if I’d be willing to volunteer for Sandoval and Heller campaigns. I said no and was hung up on immediately without even being asked why.

I’m very disappointed in Heller and wary of Sandoval, I’m glad he did veto this.

Heck, who I met at the first Tea Party here, is a bit of a disappointment too.


9 posted on 06/14/2013 12:11:10 PM PDT by Las Vegas Ron (Rats vs. GOPe = Same train, different speed.)
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To: forty_years

Smooth move Sandy....

saw the writing on the wall, eh?


10 posted on 06/14/2013 12:53:49 PM PDT by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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To: forty_years

YES!!!

I emailed him and told him I didn’t need to be protected from game animals but from the felons and crazies who use ILLEGAL GUNS!


11 posted on 06/14/2013 12:58:27 PM PDT by Monkey Face (You have nothing to fear if you have nothing to hide. ~ Joseph Goebbels / Barack Obama)
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To: forty_years

The best thing about it was that Sandoval waited until the LAST POSSIBLE MINUTE to veto it. That way, it will be over a year before it will see the light of day in Carson City again!


12 posted on 06/14/2013 1:00:51 PM PDT by Monkey Face (You have nothing to fear if you have nothing to hide. ~ Joseph Goebbels / Barack Obama)
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To: forty_years
S/B221 was sponsored by a freshman RAT hoping to make a big splash for himself right out of the gate. Now he has his pantyhose in a big wad and is spouting the usual lies and B/S about “86% of Nevadans wanted his bill because its "just common sense” and “we have to start somewhere”,and so on and so forth. He is “deeply disappointed” Yada Yada and so on. A$$wipe Reid is saying about the same sort of $hit. So a pox on both of them.
13 posted on 06/14/2013 1:25:52 PM PDT by mongo141 (Revolution ver. 2.0, just a matter of when, not a matter of if!)
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To: austinaero
Mayors Against Illegal Guns [MAIG]. The organization spent hundreds of thousands of dollars working to get the bill passed through to the governor.”

Take that you MARXIST sack of puss!

14 posted on 06/14/2013 1:28:34 PM PDT by unixfox (Abolish Slavery, Repeal The 16th Amendment!)
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To: forty_years

Well done, Nevadans!


15 posted on 06/14/2013 1:28:54 PM PDT by Standing Wolf
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To: forty_years

What should be vetoed is New York.

America just doesn’t need New York.


16 posted on 06/14/2013 1:30:29 PM PDT by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... Who will shoot Liberty Valence?)
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To: unixfox
Mayors Against Illegal Guns [MAIG]...

Ain't it ironic that they only work against LEGAL guns?

17 posted on 06/14/2013 1:40:54 PM PDT by TangoLimaSierra (To the left the truth looks like Right-Wing extremism.)
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To: rktman

I was happy to call it, even though I live in Utah! Why? Because Nevada is sort of a “home away from home” state! Many relatives live there still as well as here in Utah. Also,if he (Sandoval) had’ve signed it, they would’ve been over here, drunk with victory, stirring up crap in UT. He might still try to pull it here in UT! My relatives are good old gun-toting, hunting, fishing, very patriotic “heart of the golden west” people; many of them with French Basque ancestry (through one Grandma-Gr.Grandma) They would’ve had a fit; young and old alike! Even some who are Democrats/liberals/1 gay cousin w/partner) who do like their Republican governor pretty well! Well, I just had to help them (and their governor) out, after all! :-)


18 posted on 06/14/2013 2:06:49 PM PDT by dsutah
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To: forty_years

Great news.

I am going to send Governor Sandoval a note thanking him for his courage in doing the right thing.


19 posted on 06/14/2013 2:13:40 PM PDT by Gator113 ( ~just keep livin~ I drink good wine, listen to good music and dream good dreams.)
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To: forty_years

Well, at least Bloomberg with eat crow with the integrity and dignity of a sick dog eating its own vomit.


20 posted on 06/14/2013 2:37:00 PM PDT by RetiredTexasVet (UN Secretary General Barki-At-Moon says, "Save the planet - eat more bugs"!)
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To: bert

Nor California—where I live. But I’ll take one for the team. This place is heinous and must be vetoed.


21 posted on 06/14/2013 3:11:03 PM PDT by MissesBush (The Fourth Estate has Become a Fifth Column)
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To: Red Steel
Did Bloomberg’s head explode?

I'd pony up for PayPerView to see that .. no CGI, the real deal, ya know ?!

F'n nazi maggot . . .

22 posted on 06/14/2013 3:58:12 PM PDT by tomkat
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To: forty_years

Anything that pisses on Reid and Bloomburg, esp. on Friday is good. Finally we get a “Friday dump” that is good for America.

Nothing like crapping on two of America’s worst politicians, and when they die, we’ll piss on their graves just to express ourselves in no uncertain terms.

This is my “trickle down theory”, and I approve of it.


23 posted on 06/14/2013 6:15:01 PM PDT by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: dsutah

Thanks for that. The asshat senator who started it is furious and says if no national legislation comes about in the next 2 years he will bring it back. Trust me, we will be more than ready the next time. We went to the assembly judicial committee meeting and I was totally astounded at the amount of out of staters they had lined up to support this piece of garbage. I, for one, will get VERY involved next time. We only moved to NV less than 2 years ago so were kind of novices to the way things worked here. Reno/Washoe county sheriff was one of the 2 who supported it. Clark county/LV was the other one.


24 posted on 06/14/2013 7:12:38 PM PDT by rktman
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To: Monkey Face

Yeah, well justin time jones said if the feds don’t do it he’ll bring it back next session. Little does he know that some of us learned a valuable lesson this time around and we’ll be loaded for bear if/when it comes back. I ain’t doin’ nothin’ else so I got plenty of time to make trips back and forth to CC to irritate them by telling the truth. They hate that.


25 posted on 06/15/2013 10:13:49 AM PDT by rktman
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To: rktman

99% of politicians hate the truth. If I had the money, I would hit CC myself. Too bad I don’t live in Reno...


26 posted on 06/15/2013 10:19:42 AM PDT by Monkey Face (You have nothing to fear if you have nothing to hide. ~ Joseph Goebbels / Barack Obama)
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To: forty_years

Bloomberg had better tend to his own backyard and mind his own damned business. People are dropping like flies there in NYC the last few weeks.

Toughest gun laws in the nation. feh.


27 posted on 06/16/2013 10:25:32 AM PDT by headstamp 2 (What would Scooby do?)
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To: forty_years

and people think GOA is an inferior version of the NRA...GOA gets the job done.

At least GOA doesn’t have the liberal anti-gun Dems like Harry Reid on their lobby list unlike the NRA..


28 posted on 06/16/2013 11:19:47 AM PDT by max americana (fired liberals in our company after the election, & laughed while they cried (true story))
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