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  • Is 'Card Check' Really a Free Choice?

    02/06/2009 12:22:29 PM PST · by ToddThurman · 12 replies · 266+ views
    The Foundry ^ | 2/5/09 | Todd Thurman
    Aside from the Stimulus Package, the Liberals in Congress have something else up their sleeve on their agenda. It is known as the “Employee Free Choice Act”, but names can be misleading. The premise of this bill is to “establish stronger penalties for violation of employee rights when workers seek to form a union and during first-contract negotiation.” However, the danger of this bill is laid out in Section 2:
  • The Truth About Improper Firings and Union Intimidation

    03/17/2007 8:33:48 AM PDT · by Perseverando · 10 replies · 492+ views
    The Heritage Foundation ^ | March 12, 2007 | James Sherk
    WebMemo #1393 Labor activists argue that Congress should pass the Employee Free Choice Act because employers routinely intimidate and fire workers who try to unionize. Employers, they claim, have retaliated against pro-union workers in one-quarter of organizing elections, discriminating against or firing more than 31,000 workers who wanted to join a union in 2005. This compares, they contend, to just 42 cases of union intimidation of workers in the past 60 years. All these claims are false. Union Allegations Unions allege that employers systematically violate the law by threatening and firing workers who want to join a union. Their proposed...
  • The Protection Of Lawful Commerce In Arms Act, H.R. 800, VOTE TODAY!

    10/20/2005 1:14:04 AM PDT · by Richard-SIA · 24 replies · 1,822+ views
    10/20/05 | Richard/SIA
    H.R. 800/S. 397 to be voted on today! Call congress ASAP! It is time to pass the Lawful Commerce In Firearms Protection Act, no more delays, let's get it done TODAY! The House is scheduled to bring up H.R. 800/S. 397 for a vote today. (Thursday). We need to continue fighting for the CLEAN version of the bill to protect gun makers from HCI's predatory lawsuits, H.R. 800). It is imperative that you make your last-minute calls to the Hill in support of H.R. 800, especially if you have not done so already. Please ask your Representative to oppose S....
  • More Calls Needed to the House of Representatives

    08/12/2005 11:57:31 AM PDT · by neverdem · 288+ views
    Gun Owners of America ^ | August 11, 2005 | NA
    www.gunowners.orgAug 2005 More Calls Needed to the House of Representatives -- Help Rep. Musgrave strip ALL gun control language from lawsuit protection bill Gun Owners of America 8001 Forbes Place, Suite 102 Springfield, VA 22151 (703)321-8585 Thursday, August 11, 2005 "We're going to hit them right where it hurts -- in their bank accounts -- and we won't stop hitting until they stop flooding our streets with guns." -- Chicago Mayor Richard Daley, a leading proponent of the "bankrupt the gun industry" movement This quote demonstrates the rabid zealotry that exists in the anti-gun community. It also shows why it's...
  • Battle to Save the Gun Industry Moves to the House

    08/04/2005 11:38:32 AM PDT · by neverdem · 17 replies · 671+ views
    Gun Owners of America ^ | August 3, 2005 | N/A
    www.gunowners.orgAug 2005 Battle to Save the Gun Industry Moves to the House -- Rep. Musgrave working to remove anti-gun amendment Gun Owners of America 8001 Forbes Place, Suite 102 Springfield, VA 22151 (703)321-8585 Wednesday, August 3, 2005 Last week, GOA alerted you to legislation passed in the Senate (S. 397) that will protect gun makers from frivolous lawsuits. Unfortunately, S. 397 passed with some unwanted baggage -- specifically, an amendment offered by Sen. Herb Kohl (D-WI) requiring gun dealers to include a "lock-up-your-safety" device with every handgun sold. In addition to imposing a "gun tax" on every handgun buyer, this...