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Gun Appreciation Day Draws Huge Crowds to State Capitals Nationwide

iprazhm Wrote: Jan 19, 2013 10:38 PM
"Tyranny, like hell, is not easily conquered; yet we have this consolation with us, that the harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph. What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly; it is dearness only that gives everything its value. I love the man that can smile in trouble, that can gather strength from distress and grow brave by reflection. 'Tis the business of little minds to shrink; but he whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves his conduct, will pursue his principles unto death." --Thomas Paine in The American Crisis, 1776
iprazhm Wrote: Jan 19, 2013 10:49 PM
If folks aren't even willing to commit to a 3 day work stoppage because it's too hard, they sure aren't going to, "pursue their principles unto death".
if Obama wants our guns he will take them.
Uber Dave Wrote: Jan 19, 2013 10:43 PM
Liberalism 101 Lesson 4:

When liberals use the phrase “Founding Fathers” they are speaking of Karl Marx, Vladimir Lenin and Joseph Stalin, any mention of Washington, Jefferson or Madison will illicit derision or a blank stare.
Imiss40 Wrote: Jan 19, 2013 10:43 PM
More Americans should read Paine.

And Thomas Fleming.
Gun Appreciation Day, a grassroots movement started in response to President Obama and Washington Democrats' recent rhetoric on gun control, drew big crowds to state capitols nationwide that consisted of strong supporters of the Second Amendment. The show of strength by gun supporters couldn't go unnoticed.

Thousands showed up in New York, where Governor Andrew Cuomo recently signed a new strict gun control measure designed to make "assault weapons" illegal and limit magazine sizes. In areas of the country where open-carry is allowed, supporters proudly - and responsibly - exercised their Second Amendment rights.

In Boston,...

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