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US Senator From PA No Friend of Second Amendment

Discussion in 'Activism' started by hotajax, Mar 15, 2013.

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  1. hotajax

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    While Sen Toomey may have had the backing of the Tea Party in the last election, it is far from a slam dunk that he is a gun backer. I have sent him three letters, none of which have been answered. I called the NRA Institute for Legislative Affairs to find out if that organization had a rating on Sen Toomey. The response that I received was his support for the Second Amendment was "poor". He has not responded to the NRA for their requests to find out what side of the fence he is on. While he is not up for reelection in 2014, his vote still counts (and be sure the NRA will be watching) so keep the letters coming in. The other Senator from PA, Bob Casey, is a lost cause, as he will do whatever Pres Obama wants him to do.
     
  2. Pilot

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    It seems some "conservatives" are in name only. I voted for Toomey, and supported him. I also sent him several emails and got luke warm responses from him. Very disappointing. Same with Jim Gerlach, my Rep. It seems these guys like to test the waters before committing to anything. They are certainly not there to uphold the Constitution. :fire:
     
  3. Prophet

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    The guy never impressed me. I wanted Peg Luksik on the ballot but he pretty much destroyed any chance of that happening. I voted for him as the lesser of two evils.
     
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    The tea party has been corrupted like every other movement. I was there in the start, a true grass roots movement with no leader. The point was not to have a leader, then you have different opinions that are no longer represented.

    Once they saw the movement, outsiders inserted themselves into the "party". Then it changed entirely to only fiscal responsibility, no longer to focus on the social conservative issues that many were actively working on prior to the change forced by the leaders that no one wanted. :banghead:
     
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    I forgot to mention that I did receive the typical watered-down nonsense response from Toomey shortly after I contacted him. I'm currently writing a rebuttal.

    italics and bold mine
     
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    My response;

    Edit; feel free to copy and send, or use it as a platform to jumpstart your own correspondence.
     
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  7. hotajax

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    Senator Toomey

    Looks like he's' planning us on giving us the short end of the stick. But, as long as he gets re-elected, I guess in his mind that's fine.
     
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    Some of the people are just sittin' on the fence waitin' for the wind to blow.

    At least you know the real anti-2nd amendment people. It's the wafflers that want their cake too that may finish us off.
     
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    Just received this response from the NRA-ILA upon forwarding Pat Toomey's last transmission;

    I suggest that we continue trying to contact Pat Toomey. I've even been sending links to pro-2A writeups I come across.
     
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    I had hopes for Toomey.

    Casey is far left. He ran on pro gun issues but flipped the second he got relected.
     
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    Just received this from GOA; it would probably pay us all to call and send a message to Pat Toomey telling him to stay strong on the 2A. If anti's are reaching out to him, it's for a reason.

    I'm personally not a big fan of the sign suggestions, particularly the ones referring to "big brother". It feeds the paranoid conspiracy theorist stereotype. But if anyone can get off to protest that day by all means do it.
     
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    I urge everyone to contact him. Here is a link: http://www.toomey.senate.gov/?p=contact
    I'm fed up with all my PA national representatives at the moment. At least my state representatives are on it.


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  13. Mikey2201

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    I just sent Senator Toomey another email asking him not to support ANY new gun legislation.
     
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    Of note here, with respect to the First Amendment and yelling "fire" in a crowded theater:

    This argument, itself, is entirely invalid in the first place. The First Amendment does not provide or protect any "right" of any individual to say whatever they please in any such instances.

    The right to "freedom of speech" is a restriction on the government to keep the government from censuring citizens who choose to speak out against the govenment.

    Yelling "fire" in a theater, cussing out your boss at work, screaming at strippers in a night club, or any other "example" of "free speach limitations" are NOT APPLICABLE TO THE FIRST AMENDMENT.


    So, the next time any "lilberal" fanatic chooses to bring up the old "yelling 'fire' in a crowded theater" limitation on the First Amendment, feel free to set them straight on that.


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    Okay I have what seems a silly question. Forgetting all the stupid people who are unable to comprehend the complete lie about the "40%" , and assuming this idiot proposal does pass, what in the heck prevents the guy at the gun show from saying to his buyer, "Hey here is my number, call me on Monday and we can complete this as private sale."

    Regarding "Internet sales" - what the heck they are trying to pass a law to address the half dozen sites like Armslist? First of all, you already have to FFL an interstate shipment. If a local guy wants to drive to meet me to buy a gun I advertise on Armslist, how is that different than placing a classified ad in the local paper?

    I think they are all having Diana DeGette "mazazines are bullets and they get used up" moments. I am not for one minute suggesting that we give an inch, I just am baffled by what they think this actually accomplishes...

    Oh wait nevermind, it makes them feel good that they did something.:banghead:
     
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    look for Penna to be the next Colorado....they already carried obama's water twice. while the state is shall issue (like colorado) they are sliding down the socialist path....
     
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    Unfortunately this is the case. Thanks Philly and Pittsburgh. :banghead:
     
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