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After Election Victory In Virginia, Gun Control Groups Turn To Texas
bearingarms.com ^ | Nov. 7, 2019 | Cam Edwards

Posted on 11/07/2019 5:48:06 PM PST by PROCON

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To: LUV W; Jane Long

Ping.


21 posted on 11/07/2019 6:19:54 PM PST by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: PROCON

It’s just political grandstanding. The Dems have a razon-thin 21-19 majority in the VA State Senate, with Democrats in there from red areas. Fact is they don’t have the votes to pass anything too crazy.

I get they’re enjoying their propaganda victory about winning in a blue state with a GOP incumbent in the White House because “it’s the NRA’s backyard,” but let’s see how smug they are in 2021. If Trump loses, I think you’re looking at a red wave in Virginia that year.


22 posted on 11/07/2019 6:21:26 PM PST by Trump20162020
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To: BobL
.. our state laws on guns preempt any wise-ass locals trying to ‘make a statement’.

Let me take you on a trip back in time, early '80's, when my very conservative state of Washington first started getting Californicated.

We had some of the strongest pro-2nd Amendment laws in the country, including a preemption law against local jurisdictions usurping state gun laws.

The invading communists packed the state supreme court, (through pure voting numbers in the Seattle area), with like-minded liberal activist judges and in just the past few years, this court found that city gun and ammo taxes and other blatant usurping of the 2nd Amendment and like state constitution statutes was somehow 'Not Unconstitutional'.

And now, just as in California, our communist Governor and Attorney General are pushing 'assault rifle' and 'large' capacity' magazine bans.

Don't think it can't happen in the great state of Texas, it can, stay vigilant!

23 posted on 11/07/2019 6:24:45 PM PST by PROCON (When we allow 'progressives' control of the language, lies replace Truth)
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To: TexasGurl24
See my post #23.

My once conservative state already fell to the Communists.

Don't think it can't happen in Texas.

24 posted on 11/07/2019 6:29:05 PM PST by PROCON (When we allow 'progressives' control of the language, lies replace Truth)
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To: PROCON

“Don’t think it can’t happen in the great state of Texas, it can, stay vigilant!”

Certainly worth staying vigilant! But still, one of the reasons that Leftists from California don’t come here as much as because we’re hayseeds and hicks...particularly compared to states like Washington, Colorado, Oregon, for example. But I’m just looking at numbers...and I don’t see the threat being anymore credible than their threat in 2014, when they ran the Abortion Barbie for governor...only to lose by the usual 20 points.


25 posted on 11/07/2019 6:30:07 PM PST by BobL (I eat at McDonald's and shop at Walmart - I just don't don't tell anyone.)
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To: Trump20162020

Even in California where the Dems have a super majority there are limits to what they can do.

Lots of their Hispanic voters are gun owners and they can’t afford to piss them off. Not to mention eventually the Feds/SC will stop them if they go to far.

Still CA gun control laws are pretty extreme compared to the rest of the country and it doesn’t stop crime in the least bit.


26 posted on 11/07/2019 6:30:31 PM PST by crusher2013
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To: PROCON

Come and take them you SOBs!!! I FREAKN DARE YOU!!!


27 posted on 11/07/2019 6:31:03 PM PST by RoseofTexas
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To: PROCON

Not going to happen.

Candidate Party Votes Pct.
Greg Abbott* Republican 4,656,196 55.8%

Lupe Valdez Democrat 3,546,615 42.5

Mark Tippetts Libertarian 140,632 1.7

8,343,443 votes, 100% reporting (7,949 of 7,949 precincts)

Around here a lot of the progs are concealed carry.

They may sing that song but they are not going to vote for gun bans.

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28 posted on 11/07/2019 6:37:05 PM PST by TLI ( ITINERIS IMPENDEO VALHALLA)
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To: BobL

Liberals from Cali or anywhere else live in cities here-especially Austin and parts of Houston they do not live in small towns, or even the farthest burbs-they certainly don’t live in places like this remote area-they are simply not liked/tolerated and are made to feel unwelcome, if they do move here-in a year or so they are gone-the Amish call it shunning-if you are not liked at all by your neighbors up the road, you will not have any help when you are in a tight spot-and the VFD might not get to your place fast if a fire starts, since all the firefighters are some of those neighbors.

Besides not being liked or helped by neighbors, if they are unarmed, like libs usually are, they are in deep s*** if the unthinkable happens-because of the distances, EMS and the sheriff’s deputies are at least 15-30 minutes away in good weather-much longer if there is a flood, ice or snow on the hilly, narrow country roads. There are so few libs/democrats out here now that there is no democrat party in the whole county-nor a dem who ran for local office in nearly 20 years-we like it that way...

It is a good non-violent way to keep dems/liberals out-some enterprising people in the big cities should adopt being clannish like us...


29 posted on 11/07/2019 6:39:13 PM PST by Texan5 ("You've got to saddle up your boys-you've got to draw a hard line"...)
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To: dsrtsage

Oops-posted too fast-I also meant that post for you, too...


30 posted on 11/07/2019 6:44:28 PM PST by Texan5 ("You've got to saddle up your boys-you've got to draw a hard line"...)
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To: PROCON
My once conservative state already fell to the Communists.

Don't think it can't happen in Texas.

Texas is a tough nut to crack, partly because the state legislature meets only every other year. Takes some of the steam out of these "urgent" political issues.

31 posted on 11/07/2019 7:07:28 PM PST by Charles Martel (Progressives are the crab grass in the lawn of life.)
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To: PROCON

I wish the GOP fought this hard. We definitely should be trying the same tactics in Nevada and New Hampshire. We used to win these easily. We need to take back our states. We as a party literally watched Virginia go blue. It’s not like everyone was clueless this was happening.


32 posted on 11/07/2019 7:07:28 PM PST by napscoordinator (Trump/Hunter, jr for President/Vice President 2016)
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To: MeneMeneTekelUpharsin
> We haven’t done anything illegal with our weapons.

They consider possession by private citizens to be illegal...methinks it is getting close to opening up a huge can of Molon Labe on their ....

33 posted on 11/07/2019 7:16:43 PM PST by SecondAmendment (This just proves my latest theory ... LEFTISTS RUIN EVERYTHING!)
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To: napscoordinator

[[[We as a party literally watched Virginia go blue. It’s not like everyone was clueless this was happening.]]]

I heard there were something like forty slots that were unopposed by the GOP in VA?

Trump is really showing how the GOP can win and they are not listening yet. They were all for the big tent until Trump used it to win.


34 posted on 11/07/2019 7:19:21 PM PST by headstamp 2 (There's a stairway to heaven, but there's a highway to hell.)
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To: PROCON
The group spent more than $1 million on TV ads in Houston in 2018, supporting U.S. Rep. Lizzie Fletcher, a Democrat who unseated longtime Republican Congressman John Culberson. The ads went after Culberson for taking money from the NRA and voting for weaker gun laws.

I live in the Houston areas, and Lizzie Fletcher did not win via a gun-grabbing campaign. Her ads were very slick, she was a nice-lookning (though plump) young woman, and Culberson came off as an aging fat-cat career politician (he was in office for 9 terms, I believe). Her ads ran almost non-stop, so the 'rats obviously out-spent Culberson, but I don't remember Culberson's "voting for weak gun laws" as a major issue in her campaign.

35 posted on 11/07/2019 7:24:46 PM PST by Sans-Culotte (With every passing day, I am a little bit gladder that Romney lost in 2012.)
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To: Army Air Corps; Arrowhead1952; NYTexan; mylife; Eaker; TheMom; laurenmarlowe; El Gato; RebelTex; ...

Nooooooo.....

But not surprised. PING


36 posted on 11/07/2019 7:29:29 PM PST by LUV W (The bravery and dedication of our troops in keeping us safe & free make me proud to be an American!)
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To: PROCON
Lib judges gerrymandered the state of VA and this is the result .
37 posted on 11/07/2019 8:12:48 PM PST by ncalburt (Gop DC Globalists)
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To: dsrtsage
"i>Someday in the not far off future, californians will outnumber texans in texas"

Simpler, albeit slower, than a shooting war... Invaders from within and invaders from without destroying a nation...

From the outside: Latinos and moslems have been, until lately, pouring by the millions across the Nation's borders or through welcoming immigration policies for years... Once here they soak taxpayers money out of the economy, all the while spawning more millions of invaders to dilute and destroy the Nation...

From the inside: Californians have been invading NV, CO, WY, MT, OR, & WA for years... Unfortunately it is mostly the socialists maggots who leave CA and go elsewhere and vote to create another version of CA wherever they go...

Also from the inside are New Yorkers who have been invading VA, NC, FL, NJ, CT & PA bringing their socialist politics and crime with them... As usual they end up voting to create another version of NY wherever they go...

As if that isn't enough, MA socialists have been invading NH & ME for years and, as usual, voting for the same failed socialist agenda in their new state...

All of this (from within & without) can be referred to as conquest by infestation...

38 posted on 11/07/2019 9:13:05 PM PST by SuperLuminal (Where is Sam Adams now that we desperately need him)
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To: lgjhn23

Just like the jurisdictions whereassive gin control has already happened, it is unlikely there will be real pushback in most places, as most Americans will ultimately cave in, to keep their current fat paychecks, family, and lifestyles intact.


39 posted on 11/07/2019 9:57:31 PM PST by patriotfury ((May the fleas of a thousand camels occupy mo' ham mads tents!))
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To: patriotfury

“jurisdictions where large scale gun control has already happened...”

Hopefully stays fixed this time.


40 posted on 11/07/2019 10:00:04 PM PST by patriotfury ((May the fleas of a thousand camels occupy mo' ham mads tents!))
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