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Old January 11, 2013, 05:06 PM   #1
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Guns Across America -- Sat. Jan. 19

Is scheduled for high noon on Saturday, January 19, at your state capitol to Defend the Second Amendment. Here is the Facebook page. Look for your state and sign up.


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Old January 12, 2013, 11:45 PM   #2
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Thanks for the FB link.
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Old January 13, 2013, 12:53 AM   #3
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Thanks so much. I really believe that FaceBook is playing a big role in the current debate, and we need to be united on it. Good luck all.
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Old January 15, 2013, 09:36 PM   #4
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Not that I want to or should have to go! But I got to be there and will be civil no matter what!
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Old January 16, 2013, 02:57 AM   #5
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I am going and so are most of my gun buddies. Please help spread the word. We really need this to be a huge event.
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Old January 17, 2013, 02:03 AM   #6
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I'll be at the rally in Concord, NH. So far the turnout looks to be decent according to other forums I frequent.
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Old January 17, 2013, 07:38 AM   #7
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over 1000 attendees on facebook.
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Old January 17, 2013, 07:50 AM   #8
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over 1000 attendees on facebook
No it's over, 14,000 that said they are going. I know some who are going but have not said anything!
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Old January 17, 2013, 10:23 AM   #9
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A buddy and I are going, and probably my wife and kids.
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Old January 17, 2013, 07:14 PM   #10
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Final, 4 of us in one car!
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Old January 18, 2013, 05:34 AM   #11
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A buddy and I are going, and probably my wife and kids.
Awesome! Women and children at a redneck, gun toting rally!
Number is up to over 17,000 that say they are going. I'll bet it will be atleast 25,000.
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Old January 18, 2013, 01:55 PM   #12
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Grass Roots NC is also having a state rally Tue the 5th at 12:00 in Raleigh. Check it out on Facebook.
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Old January 19, 2013, 12:55 AM   #13
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In Ohio we are running it without a permit. Must stay on sidewalk and keep moving. This worked well with the passage of the CHL law circa 2003, but I expect attendence to be greater and I am wondering how things will go. In 2010 or 2008, whenever the last one of these was, we filled up most of the state house lawn.
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Old January 20, 2013, 02:18 PM   #14
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I was not able to make the Raleigh gathering yesterday. My local paper carried article about the nationwide rallies but nothing about Raleigh.

Did anyone here make it?

I am making the day clear to go the the GRNC rally Tue, 2-5.
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Old January 20, 2013, 09:48 PM   #15
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I was in Niagara square,Buffalo NY saturday and they claimed 1500 to 2000. It was ok....some women, some children and noticed, a lack of minority participation. We need everyone on board, especially in NY. If this isn't stopped here, the rest of the country MAY follow suit. My 2 cents.
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Old January 20, 2013, 10:39 PM   #16
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I was there at the capitol in Austin. Supposedly over 1000 people there.
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Old January 21, 2013, 01:26 PM   #17
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I took the family to the Boston rally.... looked to be about 1,000 - 1,500 people. I didn't see any local coverage...
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Old January 21, 2013, 06:39 PM   #18
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I am not surprised about any lack of news coverage. They report what they want people to know about. A crime, an accidental shooting, etc. and they are all over it. Our Raleigh, NC station used to be a great station with mostly balanced news. They are still better than many but I haven't seen any coverage from them on the rally. All I can find so far is a youtube from one of the organizers.
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Old January 21, 2013, 06:47 PM   #19
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Yep! And what coverage that did was inaccurate! 1000+ was dozens, Hundreds across the the nation!! Only showed pictures of AR, and Dont tread on me signs!
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Old January 21, 2013, 06:53 PM   #20
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My wife and I both did our parts! And willing to do so again!
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Old January 21, 2013, 06:55 PM   #21
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yes, the coverage was spotty. The guys in NY said there were thousands in Albany, and another ralley in Buffalo with a couple thousand at it's peak.

In WA we had a couple thousand + in OLY...look on OCDO for a picture of a black woman Openly carrying an AR...love that picture.

Oregon also says they had a couple thousand in Salem, and local News said supplimental ralley in Couer d'Alane Idaho had over a 1000 attend. Don't know how many in Boise.
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Old January 21, 2013, 07:52 PM   #22
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Heard crickets in relation to the pro gun rally in Albany but lots of reporting for a couple hundred that had a anti gun rally in NYC today. It gets awful frustrating.
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Old January 21, 2013, 08:35 PM   #23
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Cam & Co. on the Sportsman channel reported 6000 in Albany. 300 showed up for the Million Mom gun control rally.
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Old January 21, 2013, 08:42 PM   #24
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I was there in Salem OR. Sick as a dog, but I crawled out of bed to be there. There were approximately 1,200 people in attendance. There was only one woman there in opposition. I didn't actually see her, but her picture was in the paper. I saw zero opposition. The local news did report on it briefly, but concluded their report by saying that a national poll still shows that 75% of Americans favor an "assault weapons ban" with similar figures supporting a ban on "high capacity magazines". Given that, from what I've read, there were some 2,000 attendees in New York as opposed to 400 "of the "Million Mom" marchers, I find their claim somewhat dubious.

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Old January 22, 2013, 04:33 PM   #25
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Iowa Rally

At the state capitol in Des Moines,IA 800 was the estimated number according to the evening news. I attended and the speakers were pretty good. No hecklers showed up though.
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