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Va. gun owners plan cross-party raid into democrat primary on June 10th
D.C. Gun Rights Examiner ^ | 1 June, 2014 | Mike Stollenwertk

Posted on 06/10/2014 5:04:01 AM PDT by marktwain

Congressional Representative Jim Moran’s (D) retirement from his seat in Virginia’s gerrymandered 8th Congressional District (Arlington County, Alexandria City, Falls Church City, and Fairfax County (part)) has resulted in that district’s first serious Democrat primary race in decades. If some gun owners have their way, Republicans, Libertarians, and Independent voters will decide this election because Virginia allows voters from all parties to vote in any party’s primary.

Gun rights group leaders such as’s co-founder John Pierce, a Virginia lawyer and socially liberal member of both the ACLU and the American Bar Association’s Second Amendment Civil Rights Litigation Subcommittee, have identified Democrat Candidate Don Beyer, a wealthy car dealer owner and 'Obama alumni' backed Clinton Administration insider endorsed by the Washington Post as the candidate who is most likely to be effective in passing federal anti-gun rights legislation.

Though all the Democrat candidates advocate some regulation of gun rights, Beyer is the only Democrat candidate to have mailed out paper fliers proclaiming his anti-gun agenda front and center.

“Beyer’s political connections, wealth, and frankly, his old age make Beyer a great candidate to assume former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg's mantle as the nation’s chief anti-Second Amendment fear monger,” said Pierce. Beyer’s call for 'enhanced' background checks – without explanation – “is frankly Orwellian,” added Pierce. “What’s he calling for? Interviews with your doctor? Police home inspections?”

Last week the Virginia Citizens Defense League (VCDL) organized a picket-line style protest against Beyer at his Alexandria Volvo dealership on Route 1. During the protest, one car owner at the dealership getting his car serviced walked over to the picket line and told the picketers

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Virginia
KEYWORDS: banglist; guncontrol; primary; va
Using "Progressive" tactics against "Progressives".
1 posted on 06/10/2014 5:04:01 AM PDT by marktwain
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To: marktwain

The least worst of the Democrats running in the primary appears to be Patrick Hope.

The Virginia second amendment people are saying that voters in the Virginia Eighth District should “Vote for Hope”.

2 posted on 06/10/2014 5:07:21 AM PDT by marktwain (The old media must die for the Republic to live. Long live the new media!)
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The guy’s a Volvo dealer...nuff said..

3 posted on 06/10/2014 5:15:51 AM PDT by ken5050 ("One useless man is a shame, two are a law firm, three or more are a Congress".. John Adams)
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Beyer’s radio ad should be preceded with a Freeper-approved Barf Alert.

4 posted on 06/10/2014 5:28:58 AM PDT by YourAdHere (I flip off all Obama bumper stickers.)
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"if I had known Beyer was anti-gun I never would have bought a car from him!”

The very first new Volvos sold in the US were imported by a dealer in Texas...nuff said...

5 posted on 06/10/2014 5:33:01 AM PDT by Sooth2222 ("Suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of congress. But I repeat myself." M.Twain)
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“If voters want to stop Beyer, they should vote for Hope.”

I’m not sure that’s a good idea. That’s what naive people did in 2008 and look where it got us.

6 posted on 06/10/2014 5:42:48 AM PDT by Portcall24 (aer)
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To: Sooth2222
I know a lady who used to have a blue volvo.

I don't know what color it is now. {rimshot}

7 posted on 06/10/2014 6:10:15 AM PDT by Oberon (John 12:5-6)
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8 posted on 06/10/2014 8:34:54 AM PDT by Revelation 911
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To: marktwain

And do you think those “Republican” votes will actually be counted? I doubt it.

9 posted on 06/10/2014 9:53:53 AM PDT by Wordkraft (Remember who the Collaborators are.)
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To: marktwain; BillyBoy; AuH2ORepublican; campaignPete R-CT; fieldmarshaldj

Beyer wins by a huge margin. 46%-18% over his nearest challenger.

If you wanna try something like this you need to EXPLICITLY choose ONE democrat to support or else it’s a waste of time.

With this margin though it wouldn’t have a made a difference here.

10 posted on 06/10/2014 7:56:44 PM PDT by Impy (RED=COMMUNIST, NOT REPUBLICAN)
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Have you seen this? More democrat lying ...

Wow’: Journalist Attempts to ‘Debunk’ Anti-Gun Group’s List of ‘School Shootings in America Since Sandy Hook’ — Here’s What He Found

11 posted on 06/11/2014 6:01:47 AM PDT by GOPJ (#2 reply spot RESERVED for Tokyo Rose comments: "nothing works - give up - it's all hopeless".)
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