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Postby Charles L. Cotton » Thu Nov 13, 2008 1:14 pm

Due to the 2008 Presidential election and the upcoming 2009 Texas Legislative Session, we are getting a lot of posts in the General Gun, Shooting & Equipment forum that are of a political nature. This new forum was set up for those types of topics. Please note, this is not an open forum for any and all political discussions. The topics must at least be tangentially related to guns, shooting, self-defense, Second Amendment, etc.

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Re: Please Read

Postby Silverhawk » Thu Feb 19, 2009 6:55 pm

Wanted to make you aware of HR 45 Blair Holt Firearm Licensing & Record of Sale Act of 2009.
While it had not gone to committe or has any other supporters listed, it is out there.
goggle it or pull it up and read it for yourself.
This is not a good law!!
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Re: Please Read

Postby AEA » Mon Oct 19, 2009 6:47 pm

I think you meant the upcoming 2010 Texas Legislative Session. :tiphat:
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Re: Please Read

Postby jimlongley » Mon Oct 19, 2009 7:46 pm

AEA wrote:I think you meant the upcoming 2010 Texas Legislative Session. :tiphat:


Are you commenting on the original post? If so, check its date.
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Re: Please Read

Postby AEA » Mon Oct 19, 2009 8:19 pm

jimlongley wrote:
AEA wrote:I think you meant the upcoming 2010 Texas Legislative Session. :tiphat:


Are you commenting on the original post? If so, check its date.



Yes I was and you are correct, I missed that date!
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Re: Please Read

Postby Q24U » Wed Oct 21, 2009 7:29 am

I hope everyone has read Wayne LaPerre's article ("Standing Guard") this month in the NRA magazines (1st Freedom, American Hunter, American Rifleman, etc) - if not, read it ASAP. The current administration is completely filled with extreme left-wing activists and have simpathetic ears with many members of congress. The attacks on our 2nd ammendment rights and now on our first ammendment rights are in full swing. There are so many attacks on our freedoms going on simultaneously that it boggles the mind.

Besides writing/calling our congressional representatives, calling in to radio talk-shows, attending Tea Parties, etc...does anyone have any other ideas how we can fight back? This is getting real scary folks. My Dad (who I think stole the quote from Ben Franklin) always told me, "Evil flourishes when good men do nothing." Any ideas? Anyone?


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Postby Dave2 » Wed Sep 15, 2010 2:04 am

Q24U wrote:Besides writing/calling our congressional representatives, calling in to radio talk-shows, attending Tea Parties, etc...does anyone have any other ideas how we can fight back? This is getting real scary folks. My Dad (who I think stole the quote from Ben Franklin) always told me, "Evil flourishes when good men do nothing." Any ideas? Anyone?

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Re: Please Read

Postby KD5NRH » Sat Feb 26, 2011 6:34 am

Charles L. Cotton wrote:The topics must at least be tangentially related to guns, shooting, self-defense, Second Amendment, etc.


So, is a CHLForum member running for a local office at least tangentially related, or should that be in Off Topic?

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Re: Please Read

Postby Liberty » Sat Feb 26, 2011 9:52 am

KD5NRH wrote:
Charles L. Cotton wrote:The topics must at least be tangentially related to guns, shooting, self-defense, Second Amendment, etc.


So, is a CHLForum member running for a local office at least tangentially related, or should that be in Off Topic?

As one who has run for local office, I didn't find it necessary to have a lot of discussion about it on this forum, although I know I mentioned it. I lost by a considerable margin though.
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