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North Carolina Alert

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  1. LAR-15

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    rass Roots North Carolina, P.O. Box 10684, Raleigh, NC 27605
    919-664-8565, www.grnc.org, GRNC Alert Hotline: (919) 562-4137

    GRNC Alert 05-10-07:
    HB 1847 Hearing Moved to Monday - Act NOW

    THIS JUST IN FROM THE
    'VICTIM DISARMAMENT SESSION'

    Act Now: HB 1847, "Report Lost or Stolen Gun" In House J-I Committee Monday!

    This piece of bad legislation is having a hearing Monday in a committee
    that is quite hostile to your rights. It will require all of your
    feedback to stop this.

    NOTE: We will be sending out another message Sunday night. Monday will
    be "feedback day" and that alert will have a new list for you to contact.

    Properly called "The Prosecute Lawful Gun Owners Act," the bill would:

    * Give you only 48 hours to file separate reports for each firearm stolen.

    * Cover not only known, but also unknown losses. For instance, if you
    have your gun safe cleaned out by a burglar and you report the 30 guns
    you remember, but there was that one you forgot you had, you could be
    held liable for that one because you "reasonably should have known" it
    was stolen.

    * Virtually require you to retain a pistol purchase permit for each
    handgun stolen, creating a new pathway to handgun registration.

    Will you let this happen?

    IMMEDIATE ACTION REQUIRED

    * E-MAIL all members of the House J-I Committee using our auto-emailer:
    http://grnc.org/alerts/autoemail.htm
    * CALL the swing voters listed below:
    * SHOW UP at 3:00 pm on Monday, May 14 at the NC General Assembly in
    Raleigh. We want to PACK THIS COMMITTEE HEARING. If you can make it,
    contact Paul Valone at pres@grnc.org for directions and details.

    Selected members to contact:

    Rep. Annie W. Mobley - 919-733-5780 - Anniem@ncleg.net
    Rep. Larry D. Hall - 919-733-5872 - Larryh@ncleg.net
    Rep. Melanie Wade Goodwin - 919-733-5823 - Melanieg@ncleg.net

    DELIVER THIS MESSAGE
    ----------------------------------------------------
    Dear Representative:

    HB 1847, the so-called "Report Lost or Stolen Gun", which should more
    properly be titled "The Prosecute Lawful Gun Owners Act," is a
    completely misguided concept.

    "Prosecute Lawful Gun Owners Act," would punish the *victims* of
    property crimes, rather than criminals who commit those crimes, for
    failing to report the theft of firearms they might not even know were
    stolen. Consider carefully if it is wise to kick a voter while he or
    she is down by victimizing that person a second time with this atrocity.

    I strongly urge you to vote NO on this insidious bill.

    Sincerely,

    A Concerned North Carolina Voter
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    You may find your representative by going here:
    http://www.grnc.org/contact_reps.htm

    You may write your federal congressman by going here:
    http://www.house.gov/writerep/
     
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