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Posted: 9/21/2004 11:05:20 AM EDT
Long time lurker, yada yada. Since the sunset of the AWB, two elected idiots here in Oregon have proposed state versions of the AWB, both worse than the Fed AWB. Jim Francesconi and Ginny Burdick, both serious gun-grabbers, have stated that they will go for it in January. Given the total lack of common sense and guts in Salem, it's probably a real possibility. Other states can't or won't be far behind. Won't it be a kick in the butt if we look back to the AWB as the good old days?
Matthew
Semper Fi
Link Posted: 9/21/2004 11:08:14 AM EDT
yeah - I heard Burdick's comments... what a bitch.

Link Posted: 9/21/2004 11:11:04 AM EDT
Our rights get frittered away while the S.C. fiddles.
Link Posted: 9/21/2004 11:11:46 AM EDT
People like that,should be hanged to the nearest tree.

Who needs terrorists, we seem to have our own.

TG
Link Posted: 9/21/2004 11:12:25 AM EDT
Time to go on a shopping spree!!!
Link Posted: 9/21/2004 12:09:28 PM EDT
Frankly, if there are going to be AW bans, they should be on the state level (following Howard Dean's line of reasoning). At least citizens would then have the option of voting with their feet by moving to states that are friendly to their choice of firearms. Otherwise with a federal ban, there is no place to run to.
Link Posted: 9/21/2004 12:11:54 PM EDT
Least we have a chance to get stuff now...and I'm glad the AWB did sunset because in 1994 I was much much to young to buy guns lol. Least I have a chance to do what I want...

And I'm in WV...which means my state will probably be the last to do anything lol.
Link Posted: 9/21/2004 12:16:12 PM EDT

Originally Posted By SickMAK90:
Least we have a chance to get stuff now...and I'm glad the AWB did sunset because in 1994 I was much much to young to buy guns lol. Least I have a chance to do what I want...

And I'm in WV...which means my state will probably be the last to do anything lol.



We should be pretty safe, gun control is like kryptonite here.
Link Posted: 9/21/2004 12:26:32 PM EDT
Same here. Both parties know gun control is a ticket to unemployment.
Link Posted: 9/21/2004 1:01:31 PM EDT
you guys need to stop bitching talking and start writing some letters and making some phone calls.
Link Posted: 9/21/2004 1:08:21 PM EDT
Can't we bitch and write letters? I like to bitch.
Link Posted: 9/21/2004 1:35:26 PM EDT
No one lives in Iowa. No other states care about Iowa. We should be safe for now, I hope.
Link Posted: 9/21/2004 1:40:43 PM EDT
thats bullshit if oregon passes an AWB I can see states like cali and new york because they have high crime rates and too many anti-gun pussy's....but oregon is alot more of sportsman/hunting/gun owners state....at least I thought!! but then again CT has a state ban which is surprising....I'd be pissed thats for sure!!! We need to just make sure it doesnt happen!!
Link Posted: 9/21/2004 1:42:21 PM EDT
This really sucks!
Link Posted: 9/21/2004 1:43:06 PM EDT
Better rally the troops for a phone call and letter barrage.
Link Posted: 9/21/2004 1:43:18 PM EDT

Originally Posted By mppppp:
you guys need to stop bitching talking and start writing some letters and making some phone calls.



AND start organizing. A large unified voice will carry a lot more weight than random letters. NRA typically gets involved in this kind of battle. If you live in a state facing this you really have no excuse not to join. If you don't want to join, you can still contribute to NRA-ILA.
Link Posted: 9/21/2004 1:44:59 PM EDT
I need a link or more details!!!
Link Posted: 9/21/2004 1:55:18 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 9/21/2004 1:56:06 PM EDT by GackMan]

Originally Posted By krazy_karl:
I need a link or more details!!!



oregonfirearms.org/alert.html



edited for hotness of the URL
Link Posted: 9/21/2004 2:04:52 PM EDT
Ok, Thanks for the info. That bitch has got to go!
Link Posted: 9/21/2004 2:05:13 PM EDT
IMO...This seems like a chance to pump AWBanSunset.com with a new mission. The web sight is great and in place anyway. Why not send them a few bucks to support the state AWB mission. They and the NRA et al did a HELL of a job on the Fed, now let's turn our sights on the states. Just a thought.

IO1

BTW: I am not affiliated with awbansunset.com, just a supporter.
Link Posted: 9/21/2004 2:15:09 PM EDT
auto mailer!!!
Here is an easy way to help out! Even if you are not an Oregonian, take a minute and send a message!
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