Call-To-Action: Hearings on Numerous House Bills

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Re: Call-To-Action: Hearings on Numerous House Bills

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Post by RHenriksen » Thu Mar 14, 2013 11:38 am

campus carry now up!
I'll quit carrying a gun when they make murder and armed robbery illegal

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Post by papajohn1964 » Thu Mar 14, 2013 11:43 am

Emailed all of them and got one reply: :tiphat:

John
Thank you for your email . I am the author of Campus carry and I will be supporting all efforts to protect and expand our second amendment rights as well as our Texas sovereignty .
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Re: Call-To-Action: Hearings on Numerous House Bills

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Post by RPB » Thu Mar 14, 2013 11:51 am

related
KVUE News ‏@KVUE
#Texas lawmakers renew #guns on campus debate: http://kvue.tv/YsZ6e8" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; #txlege

Oklahoma House Approves Bills on Armed Teachers,
http://t.co/P275vFBRF1" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
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Post by RHenriksen » Thu Mar 14, 2013 11:51 am

My God - this RealPlay feed fails constantly, and I've got to stop/restart it. Anyone else getting this?
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Post by TrueFlog » Thu Mar 14, 2013 11:54 am

RHenriksen wrote:this RealPlay feed fails constantly, and I've got to stop/restart it. Anyone else getting this?
Yup. I had the same problems last year, too. Also, did he just say five hours of testimony?! At three minutes each, that's 100 individuals wishing to testify.


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Post by RPB » Thu Mar 14, 2013 11:55 am

TrueFlog wrote:
RHenriksen wrote:My God - this RealPlay feed fails constantly, and I've got to stop/restart it. Anyone else getting this?
Yup. I had the same problems last year, too. Also, did he just say five hours of testimony?! At three minutes each, that's 100 individuals wishing to testify.
yup, that's about right

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Post by RPB » Thu Mar 14, 2013 11:59 am

Excerpts live tweeted from the room
https://twitter.com/KoltenParker" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

https://twitter.com/scottbraddock" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

https://twitter.com/DustinMatocha" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
Dustin Matocha ‏@DustinMatocha

Shorter concealed carry testimony: Supporters: Bill of Rights, Statistically proven to work... Opponents: guns are scary. #txlege
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Post by RHenriksen » Thu Mar 14, 2013 12:04 pm

Just changed from VLC streaming video player to Real Player - hopefully this will fix the problem.
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Post by RPB » Thu Mar 14, 2013 12:44 pm

standing room only photo
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news
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Post by RHenriksen » Thu Mar 14, 2013 12:48 pm

And there's Alice, front and center!
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Post by ClarkLZeuss » Thu Mar 14, 2013 2:08 pm

RPB wrote: news
http://trailblazersblog.dallasnews.com/ ... bate.html/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
Gotta love the bias in that article:
Some supporters of the bills say responsible gun owners are not the ones attacking school children. Texas Department of Public Safety data shows that of concealed handgun license holders, who had to pass background checks, were responsible for 120 convictions in 2011, many of them felonies.
The author of this article is apparently trying to link "attacking school children" with "120 convictions, many of them felonies." They also intentionally fail to mention how many felonies are committed by non-CHL holders, and how the ratios compare. It was good to hear Alice Tripp bring up the fact that CHL holders are 15x less likely to commit a crime.
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Post by dicion » Thu Mar 14, 2013 2:25 pm

I can't watch. The ignorance and blatent falsehoods being spouted by those opposed makes me want to throw my monitor.

Being a former US Air Force member myself, that one guy testifying about his AF experience, and not wanting to be 'tasked as the first line of defense' at a school made my blood boil.
Apparently, he thinks during a mass shooting, that instead of defending yourself, and possibly missing, since according to him 'most people miss their first shots', that you should sit there and just accept your death.

Sorry, but I'd rather have someone with no 'advanced first responder' training and a firearm, and a CHANCE of stopping the attacker, however slim, than sitting there resigned to death.


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Post by pcgizzmo » Thu Mar 14, 2013 2:25 pm

Is it just me or do you feel like the red head in the picture is against it?


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Re: Call-To-Action: Hearings on Numerous House Bills

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Post by TrueFlog » Thu Mar 14, 2013 2:39 pm

dicion wrote:I can't watch. The ignorance and blatent falsehoods being spouted by those opposed makes me want to throw my monitor.

Being a former US Air Force member myself, that one guy testifying about his AF experience, and not wanting to be 'tasked as the first line of defense' at a school made my blood boil.
Apparently, he thinks during a mass shooting, that instead of defending yourself, and possibly missing, since according to him 'most people miss their first shots', that you should sit there and just accept your death.

Sorry, but I'd rather have someone with no 'advanced first responder' training and a firearm, and a CHANCE of stopping the attacker, however slim, than sitting there resigned to death.
Honestly, I've given up on watching things like these. For those who testify in favor - I already agree with them, I've heard all the arguments, etc., so there's really no point in tuning in to them. For those opposed - well, like you said, it's just a bunch of bull, and it makes my blood boil. I have no desire to listen to them either. Now, when the committee members discuss it and give it a vote - that I'm interested in.

Incidentally, this is the same reason I gave up on watching State of the Union Addresses (by either party) as well as Presidential debates, etc.

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Post by Moby » Thu Mar 14, 2013 3:00 pm

emails sent, phone calls made
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