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Re: Companies no longer supporting the NRA [Re: corky] #6186612
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The newsletter have anything about compromising 18-21 year olds away, yet?

Re: Companies no longer supporting the NRA [Re: FlyinFinn] #6186614
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It said something about suing a state that enacted that law.


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Re: Companies no longer supporting the NRA [Re: Lugnut] #6186616
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What's your group doing about it?


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Re: Companies no longer supporting the NRA [Re: Lugnut] #6186618
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Sending out flyers saying, "We will not compromise!"?


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Re: Companies no longer supporting the NRA [Re: corky] #6186638
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Lugnut, its the same mentality that makes them vote third party. They feel like rebels with all the right causes, but in the end it does nothing to help keep gun rights. Sometimes you have to back a "less than perfect" solution because its far and away better than the alternatives. You can back someone who has a chance of helping or throw away your money/vote so you can get on your high horse say "I told you so." When whoever everyone else backed doesn't prove to be perfect. (Even though we all knew they weren't in the first place.)

Re: Companies no longer supporting the NRA [Re: corky] #6186639
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My neighbor, like me, doesn't want to give an inch on any gun legislation, seeing how we think alike I'm going to give him $20 to advocate for that. Now I've done my part I can cling to my convictions.LOL

Re: Companies no longer supporting the NRA [Re: corky] #6186649
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There are a lot more than two who can see the NRA for what it is. That is why at least half their "what your supposed to think and send us money" letters talk about gun owners who refuse to join.


Ban private vehicles now. They are killing too much wildlife and too many children.
Re: Companies no longer supporting the NRA [Re: Trapper7] #6186654
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Originally Posted By: Trapper7
I used to belong to the NRA for many years. I dropped my membership because I got tired of all the mailings, offers to send me stuff I didn't need, and two months after I paid my membership asking me to pay another year or two of my membership. I'd still be a member if it weren't for that.

Still don't know why Finn keeps thinking the NRA has been compromising away our rights to own a firearm. Wish he'd offer some factual information.


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The very same reason I dropped my membership, but I rejoined this week.


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Re: Companies no longer supporting the NRA [Re: danny clifton] #6186660
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Originally Posted By: danny clifton
There are a lot more than two who can see the NRA for what it is. That is why at least half their "what your supposed to think and send us money" letters talk about gun owners who refuse to join.



There are more than three-hundred-million gun owners in America. Five million are members of the NRA. There are a lot of freeloaders who have come up with a lot of reasons not to support the number one defender of your 2A rights.

If any of you can show be a better alternative I'll support it in a heartbeat.


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Re: Companies no longer supporting the NRA [Re: corky] #6186661
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Cannot fix stupid.... smile


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Re: Companies no longer supporting the NRA [Re: Getting There] #6186662
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Originally Posted By: Getting There
Originally Posted By: Trapper7
I used to belong to the NRA for many years. I dropped my membership because I got tired of all the mailings, offers to send me stuff I didn't need, and two months after I paid my membership asking me to pay another year or two of my membership. I'd still be a member if it weren't for that.

Still don't know why Finn keeps thinking the NRA has been compromising away our rights to own a firearm. Wish he'd offer some factual information.


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The very same reason I dropped my membership, but I rejoined this week.


A phone call will stop the annoying mailings. I haven't received them for years.


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Re: Companies no longer supporting the NRA [Re: corky] #6186676
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We now we go back to the 'freeloader' recruitment tactics.

Re: Companies no longer supporting the NRA [Re: FlyinFinn] #6186689
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I'm not trying to recruit anybody. My freeloader comments were directed at...well...the freeloaders.


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Re: Companies no longer supporting the NRA [Re: Lugnut] #6186693
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Imagine the power the NRA or any other pro-gun group would have if the freeloaders would get off their butts and quit letting a small percentage of us pull their weight.


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Re: Companies no longer supporting the NRA [Re: corky] #6186712
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If the group doesn't support your views on gun ownership- it is better off for the group and the individual to not send $ to that group, especially if you care to move policy to a more pro gun stance than that group supported and wrote legislation for. The NRA doesn't cut the mustard for me and I don't fear saying that. If you agree- quit sending them money and they will stop being the biggest political palm greasers and another group with stronger conviction can move to the
chief-of-palm-greasers position.

Re: Companies no longer supporting the NRA [Re: corky] #6186720
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On the flip side if the NRA had say 100 million members, they would not have to compromise.

Re: Companies no longer supporting the NRA [Re: corky] #6186736
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Have to?????????????????????????????


Ban private vehicles now. They are killing too much wildlife and too many children.
Re: Companies no longer supporting the NRA [Re: Rat Masterson] #6186737
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Originally Posted By: Rat Masterson
On the flip side if the NRA had say 100 million members, they would not have to compromise.

That may be true, but their history would still be a 500 pound gorilla in the room.

Re: Companies no longer supporting the NRA [Re: corky] #6186746
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I took the option of being a regular donor over a membership, I would rather have them use the money for better things than a magazine subscription and the little things.

Re: Companies no longer supporting the NRA [Re: corky] #6186747
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dogdown:
That's is what I should have done! Great idea.


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