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The People have spoken! – Florida strongly supports open carry!

Discussion in 'Activism' started by StogieC, Mar 13, 2011.

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  1. StogieC

    StogieC Member

    Dec 6, 2005
    Members and Friends,

    Open Market Research, Inc. has released the results of two polls taken this month. Although it’s no surprise to us, the polls clearly indicate exceptionally strong support of open carry in Florida and virtually no opposition. Across the board, male or female, young or old, Florida residents want open carry rights.

    It wasn’t even close; this was a landslide for open carry!

    We’re against the clock. The Senate committee meets again on Monday. We need you to flood the e-mail boxes of the committee members and the Senate President. Please let them know about the poll results and tell them you expect them to follow the will of the people!

    Thank you!
    The Executive Directors and Board of Florida Carry, Inc.

    We urgently need you to email the Senate Committee on Criminal Justice NOW!
    Include “The People have spoken – Yes on SB 234” in the Subject Line

    E-mail Helper (feel free to copy, cut, paste, and edit to suit)
    evers.greg.web@flsenate.gov, dean.charles.web@flsenate.gov, dockery.paula.web@flsenate.gov, margolis.gwen.web@flsenate.gov, smith.chris.web@flsenate.gov, haridopolos.mike.web@flsenate.gov

    SUBJECT: The People have spoken – Yes on SB 234
    Dear Senator,

    Open Market Research, Inc., an independent marketing research firm, has released the results of two polls taken in northern Florida which show strong support for the open carry provision of SB 234. Taken on March 3 and 11, the polls show a wide margin (58% - 14%) favor legalization of open carry in district 3, and an even wider margin in districts 2 and 4 (62% - 12%).

    Legislators: the nay-sayers are a vocal lot, but they do not represent the voice of the people. Support SB 234 over the special interest groups. Open carry is peacefully practiced on a daily basis in 43 other states without the need for ridiculous and unnecessary retention devices and training, and without the need for public display of private information.

    For twenty-three years, the law-abiding citizens of Florida who hold concealed weapons/firearms licenses have proven themselves to be responsible and deserve, without hesitation, to be treated as such. Voting against SB 234 is tantamount to a slap in the face of licensees, the sting of which the voters will not soon forget.
    Please support SB 234.

    Respectfully yours,

    <your name>

    About: Florida Carry is a non-profit, non-partisan, grassroots organization dedicated to advancing the fundamental civil right of all Floridians to keep and bear arms for self defense as guaranteed by the Second Amendment to the United States Constitution and Article I Section 8 of the Florida Constitution. Florida Carry, Inc. was organized by a group of Florida gun rights activists in order to better coordinate activities, effectively lobby the state legislature, and to provide a legal entity capable of filing suit to demand compliance with state and federal law. Florida Carry stands only to represent our members and the over 6 million gun owners of Florida. We are not beholden to any national organization's agenda that may compromise that mission.
    Florida Carry works tirelessly toward repealing and striking down ill-conceived gun control laws that have been proven to provide safe havens to criminals and be deadly to law abiding citizens.

    Florida Carry
    Phone: 850-270-7486
    Fax: 678-359-9816
  2. tyeo098

    tyeo098 Member

    Jul 5, 2010
    The Old Dominion
    Great work!

    Too bad the offed campus carry.
  3. sarduy

    sarduy Member

    Apr 13, 2007
    United States of America
    they voted
    Last Event: 03/14/11 S CS by Criminal Justice; YEAS 3 NAYS 2 on Monday, March 14, 2011 2:37 PM

    now what...?
  4. AWorthyOpponent

    AWorthyOpponent Member

    May 15, 2009
    Florida, USA
    I think it has to go through two more readings before it is approved and sent to the Governor...I could be completely wrong though.
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