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|January 23, 2013, 10:55 PM||#1|
Join Date: January 3, 2003
Location: 0 hrs east of TN
Senate Judiciary Committee composition
Here's the Senate Judiciary Committee member list that any AWB will go through before release to the full Senate for debate. Note the prominent Antis in the Committee. Antis are red and RKBA supporters are green.
Also note that Sessions and Graham are up for election in 2014 and should receive emails supporting their opposition to specific pieces of legislation. Frankin and Coons are up for reelection in 2014 as well and need constructive arguments sent to them on why there's no reason for any of the elements to the proposed Feinstein AWB legislation to pass and why there are 800,000 a year to oppose it. No crude or coarse letters since those will do more harm than good.
NRA give Leahy a C grade on RKBA and letters to him should focus on the cost to his party the last time an AWB was put in place. Point out that unlike then the grassroots are heavily electronic now and the soaring sales on ARs represent even more people that increase the risk for his party colleagues if the Senate and House members vote on an AWB with the upcoming 2014 elections.
Patrick J. Leahy
Ranking Member, R-Iowa
Orrin G. Hatch
Michael S. Lee
Christopher A. Coons
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Last edited by hso; January 23, 2013 at 11:08 PM.
|January 24, 2013, 03:42 PM||#4|
Join Date: August 6, 2009
Location: Salt Lake City, UT
What can be communicated to the pro gun Senators to keep the bill from leaving committee? The offices for Lee and Hatch have confirmed they will not vote for the bill but is there anything we can ask them to do while it is still in committee?
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|January 30, 2013, 11:04 PM||#5|
Join Date: June 4, 2008
OK. I can figure out why Leahy is purple, but why is Al Franken orange? What does that mean?
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That the people have a right to bear arms for the defence of themselves and the State - and as standing armies in time of peace are dangerous to liberty, they ought not to be kept up; and that the military should be kept under strict subordination to and governed by the civil power.
-Article 16th, The Vermont Constitution
|January 30, 2013, 11:59 PM||#6|
Join Date: July 18, 2005
A quick question, why are all the Republicans RKBA and the Democrats anti RKBA? I thought being pro gun was not a Republican or Democrat thing, do you think someone forgot to tell these senators that?
|January 31, 2013, 09:53 AM||#7|
Join Date: August 16, 2006
I should be very much obliged if you would slip your revolver into your pocket. An Eley's # 2 is an excellent argument with gentlemen who can twist steel pokers into knots.
***Germans who wish to use firearms should join the SS or the SA - ordinary citizens don't need guns, as their having guns doesn't serve the State.
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