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Connecticut activists ready to ‘ramp up the pressure'
Examiner.com ^ | March 12, 2014 | Examiner

Posted on 03/17/2014 9:42:52 AM PDT by Kenny

Connecticut gun rights activists are using yesterday’s report of a home invasion by an on-line southwest Florida news service to bolster their opposition to the Constitution State’s new gun control law, and today Reason.com is reporting that one police agency is conducting an internal investigation of an officer who said he would like to “bang down your door and come after your gun.”

This conflict is taking on all the earmarks of an approaching reckoning. The National Rifle Association last week discussed at length the confusion created around the new gun control law. It doesn't help when some folks apparently play games on the Internet.

In an e-mail exchange with Examiner this afternoon, Connecticut Carry President Rich Burgess said next week will see an effort by Connecticut gun owners to “ramp up the pressure on the legislature.”

Part of that effort may already be underway. On its Facebook page today, Connecticut Carry urges gun owners to write state legislators and tell them “about how you feel about being disarmed in the face of these kinds events.”

Today’s “objective of activism,” according to the group’s Facebook message, is to send those thoughts “to every member of the state legislature,” and to help in that endeavor, the organization has put all of those e-mail addresses into a cut-and-paste format here.

Burgess famously called on the legislature last week to enforce the law or repeal it. In his e-mail, he suggested that, “the state does not have the balls to enforce this law.”

Various news reports and blogs over the past several days estimate anywhere between 50,000 and 350,000 Connecticut citizens have failed to register their so-called “assault weapons,” which could put them in serious legal trouble.

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Government; Politics/Elections; US: Connecticut; US: Florida
KEYWORDS: banglist; connecticut; facebook; florida
But the judge then said that a ban on such firearms is justified in the state’s efforts to reduce violence, according to the Hartford Courant.

Scary!

1 posted on 03/17/2014 9:42:52 AM PDT by Kenny
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To: Kenny
a home invasion by an on-line southwest Florida news service

Dang - now the REPORTERS are coming after us?

2 posted on 03/17/2014 9:45:40 AM PDT by Izzy Dunne (Hello, I'm a TAGLINE virus. Please help me spread by copying me into YOUR tag line.)
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To: Kenny
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“You haf been odered to turn in ze veapons. If you fail to comply, as your MASTER, I vill follow MY oders und send heavily armed stormtroopers – er – officers to your home und remove zem by force. YOU HAF BEEN VARNED!!”


3 posted on 03/17/2014 9:47:48 AM PDT by Dick Bachert (Ignorance is NOT BLISS. It is the ROAD TO SERFDOM! We're on a ROAD TRIP!!)
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To: Kenny

Why do you hate Dave Workman?


4 posted on 03/17/2014 9:48:48 AM PDT by humblegunner
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To: Kenny

They never go after the violent criminals. They always go after the honest, non-violent people.

Why?
Cuz the non-violent people don’t vote democrat. Nuff said.


5 posted on 03/17/2014 9:51:03 AM PDT by I want the USA back (Media: completely irresponsible traitors. Complicit in the destruction of our country.)
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To: Dick Bachert

“Constitution State” my ass.....


6 posted on 03/17/2014 9:52:45 AM PDT by clintonh8r (Don't twerk me, Broi)
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To: Dick Bachert

But, but Danniel Mallof said the people of CT support his gun laws.


7 posted on 03/17/2014 9:53:16 AM PDT by matt04
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To: I want the USA back

> They never go after the violent criminals. They always go after the honest, non-violent people.

Why?
Cuz the non-violent people don’t vote democrat. Nuff said.

And they’re a lot easier to catch because the’re not running, hiding or lying.


8 posted on 03/17/2014 9:53:32 AM PDT by jsanders2001
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To: Dick Bachert

i.e. Gun control nazis. Ooops. I mean gun safety advocates.


9 posted on 03/17/2014 9:58:39 AM PDT by rktman (Ethnicity: Redneck. Race: Daytona 500)
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To: clintonh8r

Men like Roger Sherman must be spinning in their graves!


10 posted on 03/17/2014 10:01:34 AM PDT by Dick Bachert (Ignorance is NOT BLISS. It is the ROAD TO SERFDOM! We're on a ROAD TRIP!!)
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To: jsanders2001; I want the USA back

...and to this point, the non-violent ones are reluctant to shoot back.

Then again, guess if they did that, they would no longer by non-violent...lol


11 posted on 03/17/2014 10:02:31 AM PDT by jimjohn (You don't get the kind of government you want, or the kind you need. You get the kind you deserve.)
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To: Kenny

I heard it was Clint Eastwood who declared that peaceful, honest people turning in their guns is akin to getting castrated because your neighbor has too many kids!


12 posted on 03/17/2014 10:03:42 AM PDT by Dick Bachert (Ignorance is NOT BLISS. It is the ROAD TO SERFDOM! We're on a ROAD TRIP!!)
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To: Kenny

The Guv and Legislators of Connecticutt never study their own histiry. HAHA!

“The Sons of Liberty make no scruple of publickly [sic] declaring that they will fight to their knees in blood
rather than suffer the Stamp Act to be enforced...” p.365. 12 May 1766

“No advices received from Connecticut —the Inhabitants have deposed their governor and chosen another, turned out the members of the Assembly and have formed themselves into a committee of 500 men to oppose the present Stamp Act to be enforced...” May 19, 1766 p.367

“Montresor`s Journal”- Scull, edit.


13 posted on 03/17/2014 10:03:53 AM PDT by bunkerhill7 ("The Second Amendment has no limits on firepower"-NY State Senator Kathleen A. Marchione.")
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To: Kenny

My reaction to CT’s gun laws; rental storage in nearby Vermont and a permanent move to Idaho in three years. Better weather too.


14 posted on 03/17/2014 10:27:02 AM PDT by muir_redwoods (When I first read it, " Atlas Shrugged" was fiction)
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To: Kenny

When the first Connecticut SWAT team is disarmed and sent walking home in their underwear, THEN the legislature will get the message


15 posted on 03/17/2014 10:34:51 AM PDT by SampleMan (Feral Humans are the refuse of socialism.)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...

> Connecticut gun rights activists are using yesterday’s report of a home invasion by an on-line southwest Florida news service to bolster their opposition to the Constitution State’s new gun control law, and today Reason.com is reporting that one police agency is conducting an internal investigation of an officer who said he would like to “bang down your door and come after your gun.”

Thanks Kenny.


16 posted on 03/17/2014 10:39:59 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: Kenny
"But the judge then said that a ban on such firearms is justified in the state’s efforts to reduce violence"

In other words: The State is justified in its efforts to reduce violence by passing a law that may increase violence by the State.

17 posted on 03/17/2014 10:52:01 AM PDT by Enterprise ("Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities." Voltaire)
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To: I want the USA back

It also falls under the rule: “we have to do something. Anything! Pass a law quick. Any law. We don’t care. So that the mind numb voters will think that we are doing something about the problem.”


18 posted on 03/17/2014 10:52:55 AM PDT by dhs12345
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To: dhs12345
"We have to protect our phoney baloney jobs here, gentlemen! We must do something about this immediately! Immediately! Immediately! Harrumph! Harrumph! Harrumph!"


19 posted on 03/17/2014 10:55:39 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: muir_redwoods

Make it sooner. Time is short.


20 posted on 03/17/2014 10:56:56 AM PDT by Noumenon (Resistance. Restoration. Retribution.)
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To: SampleMan
When the first Connecticut SWAT team is disarmed and sent walking home in their underwear, THEN the legislature will get the message

+1 to this post. Great idea.

21 posted on 03/17/2014 10:58:06 AM PDT by Noumenon (Resistance. Restoration. Retribution.)
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To: SampleMan

“Chief, we were going to go on the gun raid, but all the tires of our vehicles are flat.”

“And the windshields were busted too.”

“And all the donut shops were closed.”


22 posted on 03/17/2014 11:02:25 AM PDT by exit82 ("The Taliban is on the inside of the building" E. Nordstrom 10-10-12)
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To: Kenny

The one and only way to get these gun grabbers attention is to throw them out of office...in mass...


23 posted on 03/17/2014 11:03:00 AM PDT by Popman ("Resistance to Tyrants is Obedience to God" - Thomas Jefferson)
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To: SampleMan

-——When the first Connecticut SWAT team is disarmed and sent walking home in their underwear, THEN the legislature will get the message——

As much as I’d like to agree with you....the overlords in Connecticut’s legislation would simply double down on stupid....

They just might have their own Rudy Ridge or Waco....


24 posted on 03/17/2014 11:12:33 AM PDT by Popman ("Resistance to Tyrants is Obedience to God" - Thomas Jefferson)
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To: Popman
The one and only way to get these gun grabbers attention is to throw them out of office...in mass...

Correct, but I also think the whole country should show some way to back the brave souls in CT who refuse to comply.

25 posted on 03/17/2014 11:14:27 AM PDT by Kenny
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To: Kenny

Shout out to all the freedom-loving felons of Connecticut!


26 posted on 03/17/2014 11:15:21 AM PDT by Mich Patriot (PITCH BLACK is the new "transparent")
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To: Kenny
On its Facebook page today, Connecticut Carry urges gun owners to write state legislators and tell them “about how you feel about being disarmed in the face of these kinds events.”

Yep, that's helpful alright. So helpful that CT state legislators are going to turn those letters complete with name, address, etc.. right over to the CT State Police/law enforcement agencies as these gun owners self-identify who they are and where their guns reside.

27 posted on 03/17/2014 11:15:22 AM PDT by usconservative (When The Ballot Box No Longer Counts, The Ammunition Box Does. (What's In Your Ammo Box?))
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To: Mich Patriot
Shout out to all the freedom-loving felons of Connecticut!

That's an idea, to start a hash tag "ct guns shout out" and see how many would join in.

I know everyone's thinking why don't I do that but I don't have Facebook or Twitter accounts, very off the grid.

28 posted on 03/17/2014 11:23:54 AM PDT by Kenny
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To: Noumenon

Would if I could but we’re waiting for my wife to retire. Once the modern “equipment” is stored off-site, screw the nazis. A younger man than me might want to stay and fight these bastards but now I think it’s best to let them suffer for their folly. When the urban youths of Hartford, New Haven and Bridgeport start to roam, well see howcsafevthe disarmed people feel


29 posted on 03/17/2014 11:26:08 AM PDT by muir_redwoods (When I first read it, " Atlas Shrugged" was fiction)
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To: dfwgator
Lol! Exactly.

Excuse me, what did you say? I was distracted! :)

30 posted on 03/17/2014 11:32:42 AM PDT by dhs12345
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To: exit82
“Chief, we were going to go on the gun raid, but all the tires of our vehicles are flat.”


18,000 of these are being
sold to your local LEOs

31 posted on 03/17/2014 12:40:29 PM PDT by itsahoot (Voting for RINOs is the same as voting for any other Tyrant.)
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To: itsahoot

Sold or donated?


32 posted on 03/17/2014 12:41:19 PM PDT by nascarnation (Toxic Baraq Syndrome: hopefully infecting a Dem candidate near you)
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To: clintonh8r

The Connecticut Gun Control Laws Explained In 2 Minutes
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gbqcE3Z3arA


33 posted on 03/17/2014 1:17:56 PM PDT by TurboZamboni (Marx smelled bad and lived with his parents .)
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To: nascarnation
Sold or donated?

So cheap even a caveman could afford them.

I do recall we sold an aircraft carrier a few weeks back for $1.00.

34 posted on 03/17/2014 1:46:28 PM PDT by itsahoot (Voting for RINOs is the same as voting for any other Tyrant.)
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To: itsahoot

Those rigs are heavy, and get lousy fuel mileage and tire life. They were basically built to transport troops over roads potentially containing IEDs.

I suspect they will spend 99.7% of their time in parking lots.


35 posted on 03/17/2014 1:48:32 PM PDT by nascarnation (Toxic Baraq Syndrome: hopefully infecting a Dem candidate near you)
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To: muir_redwoods; All
Agreed, Have at least some of your guns stored in a safe locale so they can't grab them all.

Look at it this way: Gun sales have been way up as of late - part of that surge has to be people getting extras for safe keeping.

36 posted on 03/17/2014 1:55:42 PM PDT by StaffiT (It takes a special kind of stupidity to think criminals will obey gun laws)
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To: nascarnation
Those rigs are heavy, and get lousy fuel mileage and tire life.

Like they give a crap about fuel mileage.

"We cannot continue to rely on our military in order to achieve the national security objectives that we've set. We've got to have a civilian national security force that's just as powerful, just as strong, just as well-funded."

Guess who said that.

37 posted on 03/17/2014 2:02:15 PM PDT by itsahoot (Voting for RINOs is the same as voting for any other Tyrant.)
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To: itsahoot
"We cannot continue to rely on our military in order to achieve the national security objectives that we've set. We've got to have a civilian national security force that's just as powerful, just as strong, just as well-funded." Guess who said that.

Hitler?

38 posted on 03/17/2014 2:03:58 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: dfwgator

Close. Obama.


39 posted on 03/17/2014 4:50:43 PM PDT by itsahoot (Voting for RINOs is the same as voting for any other Tyrant.)
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To: dfwgator

Haven’t been paying attention, have you?


40 posted on 03/18/2014 9:39:29 AM PDT by DuncanWaring (The Lord uses the good ones; the bad ones use the Lord.)
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