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  • FREE REPUBLIC FREEPATHON is like the NRA. If you don't give, YOU lose freedom.

    03/01/2018 12:23:46 PM PST · by xzins · 18 replies
    Opinion ^ | 1 March 2018 | xzins
    What do you lose if you don't support advocacy groups like the NRA? It's pretty simple. Lobbyists and activist groups work on Congress and on legislatures. They work tirelessly to influence opinion and to promote 2d amendment freedom. Would Congress be supportive of gun rights if these groups were banded together to make politicians pay at the voting booth for violations of 2d amendment freedom? Absolutely not. We know the swamp is bought and paid for by the highest bidder. We don't like to acknowledge that, but "Chamber of Commerce" is a curse word in most of red state America....
  • Stores say gun-control fears spur firearms sales

    11/06/2008 10:13:51 PM PST · by lainie · 99 replies · 3,128+ views
    FORT WORTH — While watching Republican presidential candidate John McCain's concession speech, gun owner AJ Sullivan had a sinking feeling. "Liberals like to ban guns. That's what it comes down to," said Sullivan, 25, a Texas Christian University student. Sullivan was among hundreds scrambling to buy a weapon Thursday at the gun store Cheaper Than Dirt! — which sold $101,000 in merchandise the day after the election, shattering its single-day sales record, said store owner DeWayne Irwin. Stories were similar across Texas, where residents are fiercely protective of their Second Amendment rights and now fear stricter gun-control laws under Democratic...
  • UPenn Student Opens Fire On Drexel Students

    01/31/2007 6:55:24 PM PST · by Kid Shelleen · 40 replies · 1,410+ views
    CBS News via KYW ^ | 1/31/2007
    Police are investigating a shooting in University City involving a University of Pennsylvania student and students from Drexel University. Authorities said the University of Penn student fired 15 shots into an apartment occupied by Drexel students on 44th Street near Pine. Police said the shooting all stemmed from an argument between a Penn student and a Drexel student about their backgrounds. The Penn student, who is Korean, was arguing with the Drexel student, who is Indian, over their backgrounds, police said. "There's some indication that he was accusing him of being from another country, possibly being spies and that’s what...