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Nationwide show of unity January 19th: Go to your statehouse.

Discussion in 'Rallying Point and Range Discussions' started by FireInCairo, Jan 11, 2013.

  1. FireInCairo

    FireInCairo member

  2. sean326

    sean326 Well-Known Member

    I'm fully supportive of a united national effort to get everyone out as a show of unity on any day we can. But from a practical point of view organizing that and getting the word out in a week will be tough. I own several companies and trying to get my employees to coordinate and attend a large meeting in a week is often a bridge too far. I just think it makes sense to pick a day far enough out to get really good publicity. Get it into shotgun news, let Knox and their guys push it and write about it get the NRA to email blast it maybe put in their mags. Get fox to pick it up etc.

    Having it on short notice we lack the ability to reach everyone and for them to schedule it and spread the word. Too far out we lose enthusiasm. I think that 3 weeks is just about right.
  3. FireInCairo

    FireInCairo member

    I respectfully disagree. We need to stand strong and the sooner the better because the congress is scheming as we speak. Stand now or it may be too late.
  4. sean326

    sean326 Well-Known Member

    I think we are all pulling in the same direction, but consider this in February there is time to get posters at every range and in every gun shop. Email blasts from NRA, GOA, JFPO etc.

    With 5 or 6 days notice we'll be lucky to have a handful of people with 3 weeks we have a better chance for thousands. Also nothing is going to be voted on before that so its not like it'll be too late, it'll actually be closer to whenever the political class is voting on it.
  5. Harvie

    Harvie Active Member

    I'm going to as many of these that I can.
  6. Girodin

    Girodin Well-Known Member

    I'm going. I suggest doing what I plan to do. Invite every pro gun person you know. Offer a ride to as many as you can. Make an event of it with your friends or shooting buddies. It is short notice. However the date is set so spread the word! My goal is to get at least ten others to go. I feel that is a pretty reasonable goal. I feel like five should be absurdly easy.
  7. Alaska444

    Alaska444 member

    Not sure, but I don't think they got a statehouse up here in Idaho. Don't think we need one any hows, the whole state is filled with enough rednecks to tip us off the continents already. I dunno, but D.C. don't think we are even part of the continental US.
  8. Girodin

    Girodin Well-Known Member

    Was that a joke?


    It is located here: 700 West Jefferson Street in Boise.
  9. dbp

    dbp Well-Known Member

    Any word of a gathering at the State House in S.C.?
  10. Dave Markowitz

    Dave Markowitz Well-Known Member

  11. wankerjake

    wankerjake Well-Known Member

    We'll be heading down to Phoenix to attend. This will be my first rally. I'm not much for rallying, but I think this is important.
  12. Skribs

    Skribs Well-Known Member

    Depending on how I feel (not whimsy, but been sick) I plan on attending in Washington. I just hope I can find it. Never done a rally either, but this is a cause I actually care about.

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