Thank you, I now e-mail often

Discussion in 'Activism' started by 340PD, Feb 13, 2013.

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  1. 340PD

    340PD Member

    Feb 18, 2007
    I appreciate the threads in this forum and have followed up.
    I live in MN which is a Democrat controlled state. We are a clear target in Obama's attempt to control firearms one state at a time.

    I have taken the time to individually e-mail each of my State representatives, both in and out of my district. Surprisingly, out of over one hundred e-mails, I have received reply's from well over 50% of them. Both pro and con. Interestingly enough, the Democrats seem to like to make everyone use a slightly more complicated form to get to them, but I did it anyway, and got few responses but at least I know they got them.

    What I have learned.

    Use a title in your e-mail that describes your position. Such as "No new useless firearm laws" They file e-mail by pro vs. con and many times never read any more than the title.

    Keep it short. One or two sentences is best. Let them know you are a voter as well as a firearm owner.

    Use every different e-mail address you, your wife, kids, or dog has. Quantity counts.

    Send one every other day. This part sounds hard but can be done on a mass mailing through at least two sites taking less than one minute per day.

    I prefer the NRA site because it lets you write your own note with your own title.
  2. Ryanxia

    Ryanxia Member

    Jun 18, 2010
    That's great keep up the good work!

    I've used those sites too, I actually prefer (links on the right to mass email your federal reps or state reps).
  3. hso

    hso Moderator Staff Member

    Jan 3, 2003
    0 hrs east of TN

    Good job.

    Look at the non-RKBA websites like POPVOX and and email on each and every bill being proposed instead of using the broader NRA, Ruger, S&W sites. More work, but more focused and provides distinct individual emails on each piece of legislation.
  4. Akita1

    Akita1 Member

    Jan 4, 2013
    Hell (FL)
    Great guidance hso - POPVOX is set up so you can send letters or email to each Representative or Senator for each bill being considered.
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