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  • Cooper Arms owner Dan Cooper backs Obama

    10/28/2008 8:47:16 AM PDT · by Robbin · 128 replies · 3,587+ views
    Cooper Arms owner Dan Cooper backs Obama. Can't post the article due to copy write infringement, But I thought you might want to know that a gun manufacturer is supporting a gun grabber. He said he was he was dazzled by Obama's speech at that year's Democratic National Convention.
  • GunBanObama.com (spread this to any gun owner you know)

    10/29/2008 6:51:58 PM PDT · by Red in Blue PA · 5 replies · 488+ views
    GunBanObama.com ^ | 10/29/2008 | Me
    This is the NRA site to educate people about Obama. Please view the videos and spread them to anyone you might know who owns guns. Obama, simply stated, is about as far removed from defending the 2nd Amendment as one could imagine. IMAGINE, TRUTH SQUAD, and WORDS are excellent videos. I am simply posting this for those who may not have seen this, as I want to get the word out.
  • Standing Guard: Vote For The Second Amendment

    10/29/2008 11:48:54 AM PDT · by neverdem · 8 replies · 510+ views
    NRA - PVF ^ | October 14, 2008 | Wayne LaPierre
    Standing Guard: Vote For The Second Amendment Tuesday, October 14, 2008 In just a few days, on November 4, gun owners will be presented with a very clear choice of a pro-Second Amendment versus an anti-Second Amendment Presidential ticket. John McCain and Sarah Palin versus Barack Obama and Joe Biden represents a stark contrast for the future of our freedom.In that choice, one fact is foremost:The next president, by filling inevitable vacancies on the U.S. Supreme Court, will determine the continued existence of our Right To Keep and Bear Arms.The landmark Heller decision by the U.S. Supreme Court--which struck down...
  • Obama's "Joe the Hunter" moment has finally come

    10/29/2008 4:30:35 AM PDT · by marktwain · 49 replies · 2,884+ views
    Buckeye Firearms Association ^ | 27 October, 2008 | Chad D. Baus
    Barack Obama has voted for or supported some of the most extreme gun control measures ever attempted in our nation. And yet, with the help of his media accomplices, the Democrat has managed to lull some gun owners into complacency, just as he has managed to lull many hard-working, red-blooded American workers into complacency by obscuring his socialist economic agenda. Thanks to one simple question from Joe the Plumber on the campaign trail, Americans now know about Obama's plan for wealth redistribution. And thanks to one simple answer to an interview question, Obama has given "Joe the Hunter" all he...
  • Why Did it Have to be ... Guns?

    10/29/2008 10:07:27 AM PDT · by tx_bhp · 55 replies · 1,598+ views
    Over the past 30 years, I've been paid to write almost two million words, every one of which, sooner or later, came back to the issue of guns and gun-ownership. Naturally, I've thought about the issue a lot, and it has always determined the way I vote. People accuse me of being a single-issue writer, a single- issue thinker, and a single- issue voter, but it isn't true. What I've chosen, in a world where there's never enough time and energy, is to focus on the one political issue which most clearly and unmistakably demonstrates what any politician—or political philosophy—is...
  • Assault weapon sales spike before election

    10/28/2008 7:18:00 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 83 replies · 2,778+ views
    WFAA-TV ^ | October 28, 2008 | Jason Whitely and Cynthia Izaguirre
    GARLAND – With nine days left until the election, people aren't only lining up to vote early; they are also apparently heading to sporting goods stores and gun shops as owners have reported an increase in business. Gun owners have expressed concern that Barack Obama, if elected, will not only renew the ban on assault weapons, but also make it permanent. "Not that people are fear-buying,” said John Mannewitz, a manager at Target Master. “But, if there's something cool you want to get, people are saying sooner is better than later." Target Master, a gun store in Garland, used to...
  • Join Chuck Norris and NRA in Defending the Second Amendment

    10/28/2008 6:04:56 AM PDT · by BellStar · 6 replies · 1,476+ views
    NRA ^ | Mon, Oct 27, 2008 at 7:07 PM | NRA
    Dear BellStar: ,BR. As a Second Amendment supporter, you know there are two kinds of politicians -- those who truly support our freedom, and those who just talk about it. Now, in this final critical week of this campaign, we have an American patriot with a vital message for all of us. Award winning movie and TV legend Chuck Norris has stepped up to the plate to warn gun owners about politicians who pay the Second Amendment lip service when they want YOUR vote -- but oppose our rights once they're safely in office. Click here to see an important...
  • NRA goes up with its own "closing argument"

    10/28/2008 10:48:12 AM PDT · by neverdem · 37 replies · 1,982+ views
    politico.com ^ | October 27, 2008 | Jonathan Martin
    The NRA is going up in 10 battleground states with an featuring a tough-talking Chuck Norris touting the Second Amendment and warning against those unnamed politicians who have not supported gun rights. "He’s an American badass," said Chris Cox, the NRA's chief lobbyist, of Norris. Cox wouldn't say how much they were spending on the ad, but that it would be on broadcast and cable, cycled into a seven-figure buy they have up now. They'll air the spot in Colorado, Nevada, Missouri, North Carolina, Virginia, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Florida, Minnesota and Wisconsin. The NRA has spent millions going after Barack Obama...
  • Gun Sales Up Despite Tough EconomyWa Po: Buys UP + 8-10% Due to $ Concerns + Gun Control Fear

    10/28/2008 12:53:04 PM PDT · by NYC_BULLMOOSE · 65 replies · 1,195+ views
    WAshington Post & CBS News ^ | 10/27/2008 | CBS News & Washington Post
    Gun Sales Thriving Despite Tough Economy Oct. 27, 2008 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- (Washington Post) This story was written by Fredrick Kunkle. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Americans have cut back on buying cars, furniture and clothes in a tough economy, but there's one consumer item that's still enjoying healthy sales: guns. Purchases of firearms and ammunition have risen 8 to 10 percent this year, according to state and federal data. Several variables drive sales, but many dealers, buyers and experts attribute the increase in part to concerns about the economy and fears that if Sen. Barack Obama of Illinois wins the presidency, he will join with...
  • Gun rights cause a flare-up between candidates in Senate debate (Al Franken & Norm Coleman)

    10/27/2008 7:47:29 PM PDT · by neverdem · 20 replies · 1,853+ views
    Duluth News Tribune ^ | October 25 2008 | Scott Wente
    ST. PAUL — Al Franken suggested he and Republican Sen. Norm Coleman agree on gun rights. “I support the 2nd Amendment,” Franken said. “I don’t think we’re any different on this.” Coleman shot that down. “That is a stunning statement,” he told the Democrat during a Friday night debate among Minnesota’s three major candidates for U.S. Senate. Coleman, locked in a tight battle with Franken, said his main opponent got a failing grade from the National Rifle Association and has suggested limiting gun ownership. “There’s no question that there’s significant differences,” Coleman said, touting his “A” rating from the NRA....
  • Obama's gun record

    10/27/2008 5:28:55 PM PDT · by neverdem · 10 replies · 612+ views
    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette ^ | October 24, 2008 | CHRIS W. COX
    Letters to the editor Obama's gun record Barack Obama's high-profile surrogates are asking gun owners and hunters to trust Sen. Obama with their guns. But he has not earned that trust. As state senator, Mr. Obama advocated handgun bans and 500 percent tax increases on all firearms and ammunition. He voted to ban single-shot 20-gauge shotguns, calling them "assault weapons." He even voted four times to allow the prosecution of a father who defended his family in his own home with a handgun. --snip-- These surrogates support Mr. Obama because they share a political party. That's understandable. However, it is...
  • Where’s Obama on gun rights?

    10/27/2008 12:39:09 PM PDT · by neverdem · 30 replies · 837+ views
    Colorado Springs Gazette ^ | October 22, 2008 | Masthead Editorial
    Brilliantly, Democrats have kept the issue of guns out of the presidential campaign. Guns have barely been mentioned, with the exception of Barack Obama's gaffe about rubes clinging to Bibles and guns, his cautious support of the Supreme Court's Heller decision, and pop culture references to GOP vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin killing moose. Democrats have long been on the losing end of the gun-rights debate, which has cost them countless elections. Quietly, on Oct. 13, The Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence - one of the most radical gun control organization in the United States - endorsed Obama. It's...
  • Galvanizing the gun vote - NRA hopes to seal election by painting Obama as no friend of the...

    10/27/2008 4:52:57 PM PDT · by neverdem · 35 replies · 1,375+ views
    Las Vegas Sun ^ | Oct 27, 2008 | Michael Mishak
    NRA hopes to seal election by painting Obama as no friend of the firearm The National Rifle Association is pouring money and manpower into Nevada — the state’s 3rd Congressional District in particular — in hopes of defeating Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama and carrying Republican Rep. Jon Porter to a fourth term in Congress. The group is spending $40 million nationwide this election season to tell its 4 million members — and tens of millions more gun owners — Obama would be the most anti-gun president in history. In Southern Nevada, the NRA has organized 60 volunteers to promote...
  • Obama: “I don’t believe people should be able to own guns.”

    10/27/2008 12:26:24 PM PDT · by Entrepreneur · 53 replies · 6,476+ views
    Michael Medved Show Interview ^ | 10-17-2008 | John Lott
    The following is from an interview of John Lott by Dave Bose, substituting for Michael Medved on the Michael Medved radio show. Lott is currently a professor at the University of Maryland and is the author of "More Guns, Less Crime" and "Freedomonics." Lott taught at the University of Chicago the same time Obama was an instructor at Chicago. The transcript picks up approximately half way through the audio file... Dave Bose: Just before the break, Professor Lott, I was mentioning that actually know Barack Obama. You met at the college. John Lott: We were both at the University of...
  • NRA Endorses Baron Hill (D) for IN-9 WHAT IS GOING ON?

    10/26/2008 8:21:34 AM PDT · by Impy · 63 replies · 1,303+ views
    ingunowners.com ^ | 10-25-08 | IUGradStudent
    I was shocked to find that the NRA has endorsed Baron Hill for IN-9. This is insane, with a good Republican (Sodrel) who could have been endorsed in a very close election. Granted, Hill has only a 36% rating from the Brady Campaign, but our solid Republican representatives all are down in the single digits (with Pence leading the way with a 0% rating -- way to go Mike!). GOA gave Hill a D- in their 2007 rating, but apparently the NRA thought he was good for an A in 2008. I've always been in the "NRA is one of...
  • NRA has 'anti-gun' Obama in its sights

    10/20/2008 10:12:13 AM PDT · by neverdem · 28 replies · 1,232+ views
    orlandosentinel.com ^ | October 19, 2008 | Cox News Service
    WASHINGTON - The National Rifle Association is spending more than $10 million to keep Barack Obama from occupying the White House. The formidable gun-rights group is waging a full-court press against the Illinois senator and Democratic nominee for president, claiming that Obama would be the "most anti-gun president in American history." Chris W. Cox, executive director of the NRA's Institute for Legislative Action, the political and lobbying arm of the group, said Obama's talk of supporting the Second Amendment does not match his record. "It's shameless at best for a candidate like Barack Obama, who has a lifetime of support...
  • NRA And Brady Campaign AGREE: Barack Obama Is Anti-Gun

    10/18/2008 10:23:34 PM PDT · by neverdem · 5 replies · 784+ views
    NRA - PVF ^ | October 17, 2008 | NA
    ·11250 Waples Mill Road ·   Fairfax, Virginia 22030    ·800-392-8683   NRA And Brady Campaign AGREE: Barack Obama Is Anti-Gun   Friday, October 17, 2008   In a rare occurrence, NRA and the Brady Campaign (formerly Handgun Control, Incorporated) agree on something.    Four years ago, the Brady Campaign endorsed an anti-gun senator by the name of John Kerry for President, and NRA thought that decision made sense—for an anti-gun group.  This week, in a testament to his anti-gun record, Barack Obama also received a presidential endorsement from the Brady Campaign. So, once again, the Brady Campaign and NRA are in total agreement—Barack Obama is, by...
  • 'Obama Working to Protect Your Gun Rights' (Friday laugh)

    10/17/2008 1:12:35 PM PDT · by pabianice · 50 replies · 1,411+ views
    Obama is talking to gun owners -- and they're listening By Ray Schoenke at October 14, 2008 - 11:00am I was in Florida over the weekend campaigning for Obama. I'm impressed with the way the Obama campaign will not cede any vote to McCain. This is the first time any Democratic presidential campaign has so aggressively fought for gun owners. I think it's working - and it's throwing the GOP-controlled NRA for a loop. I like this headline from the Daytona Beach News-Journal: "Obama, McCain lining up gun groups" Obama is actually lining up gun voters, which is most important....
  • Open Letter To Sportsmen, From Executive Director, Illinois State Rifle Association

    10/16/2008 9:32:06 AM PDT · by girlangler · 9 replies · 1,094+ views
    Illinois State Rifle Association ^ | 10/10/08 | Richard A. Pearson
    420 E. Locust, P.O. Box 637, Chatsworth, IL 60921 Phone: (815) 635-3198 or (815) 635-3166 Fax: (815) 635-3723 Website: www.isra.org Dedicated to education, safety training and support of Illinois firearm owners October 10, 2008 Fellow Sportsman, Hello, my name is Rich Pearson and I have been active in the firearm rights movement for over 40 years. For the past 15 years, I have served in the Illinois state capitol as the chief lobbyist for the Illinois State Rifle Association. I lobbied Barack Obama extensively while he was an Illinois State Senator. As a result of that experience, I know Obama’s...
  • Jim Webb Cuts Ad For Obama, Strongly Defends Him On Guns, American "Greatness"

    10/14/2008 5:35:10 PM PDT · by TornadoAlley3 · 54 replies · 1,333+ views
    pmelectioncentral ^ | 10/14/08 | Greg Sargent
    The Obama campaign goes up in Virginia with its first ad featuring Senator Jim Webb, who offers a strong and personal defense of Barack Obama on guns and assures Virginians that Obama will protect our country's "greatness." We obtained the radio spot, and it's a strong one, starting off with an "important message to Virginia sportsmen and working families": Click To Play In the ad, Webb, a Vietnam vet and gun enthusiast, recounts his own gun history -- his dad gave him his first rifle when he was eight -- and goes on to explain that gun-love runs in his...