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Old December 30, 2012, 12:16 PM   #26
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Whether they are worthless or not, they are pretty much the only organization that has a possibility of making an impact. Also, even if the organization is worthless I feel if their membership numbers and donations have a huge spike it could be a strong signal to any on the fence politicians as to the feelings of their pro-firearm constituents. I would rather try something that didn't work than try nothing at all.
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Old December 30, 2012, 12:32 PM   #27
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The pundits arguing today that new AWB laws won't happen all cite the 4 million members of a major organization.

Which one is that?
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Old December 30, 2012, 09:56 PM   #28
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NRA WORTHLESS ?? The club I belong to has received grants from the NRA that total around $ 12,000.00 - These grants were used for range & safety improvement, & shooting equipment for a youth group of air-rifle shooters we sponsor for kids 12 to 18 years of age. If you don't know anything about the NRA, -- get involved. Don't just bad-mouth them as 'useless' because you may be too cheap to send them a few bucks.

It's good to see so many guys here getting on-board with some donations. Yes, there's gonna be a fight, and yes, they're gonna need our help....not only the NRA, but all of the pro-gun organizations could use our support.

Have I donated to the NRA, yes, but I have gotten back from them much more than I ever donated. The grants made to our club will serve new shooters long after I'm gone, and I want my grandchildren & great grandchildren & YOURS to have the opportunity to enjoy the shooting sports as we have all of our lives.
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Old January 3, 2013, 03:39 PM   #29
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Well, paid off the Christmas bill (the first wave anyway) looked at what was left and sent off a donation to the NRA-ILA.

www.nraila.org

Let's not forget the REAL action on this issue is just STARTING. Let's make sure our side has our support.

I hope it helps.
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Old January 3, 2013, 07:09 PM   #30
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I didn't realize NRA member dues didn't help support the NRA-ILA, thanks for the heads up. You're right, this is a much better way to spend some money than buying overpriced ammo and magazines at this point.
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Old January 3, 2013, 07:44 PM   #31
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NRA worthless. Even if you dont like everything about them all the time they are the one organization that can stand up to the knuckleheads in Washington right now. I would like to see membership double as it would send a message. If you own a firearm or just believe in the 2nd amendment please join or give.
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Old January 6, 2013, 03:11 PM   #32
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With the reports from the Washington Post about the proposals that may be forthcoming I am making another donation. I hope any who can spare anything will also make a donation.
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Old January 6, 2013, 03:17 PM   #33
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If everybody donated the cost of just one pre-buying frenzy PMAG to the ILA, I feel like we would be in much better shape.

I intend to donate again as soon as I get paid on the 15th, this will be in lieu of my DU dues. No use in keeping the ducks alive if my shotgun to hunt them with is illegal.
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Old January 6, 2013, 06:15 PM   #34
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Consider it DONE!

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