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Author Topic: Write Your Reps via NRA-ILA  (Read 1843 times)

Offline SharpsShooter

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Write Your Reps via NRA-ILA
« on: January 06, 2013, 10:30:28 PM »
The page at http://www.nraila.org/get-involved-locally/grassroots/write-your-reps.aspx lets you find all of your state and federal elected officials and either send them a pre written letter or you can change it to send them a custom letter on gun control.  It is a simple process and it only takes a couple of clicks and a minute or two.  Do not just sit on the sidelines and hope for other people to take action, actually get involved and contact your representives and let them know what you think about gun control.

The pre written letter is:

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As your constituent, I strongly urge you to oppose any legislation to ban so-called "assault weapons" and "large" ammunition magazines.

A previous ban on these inanimate objects was in effect from 1994-2004 and had no discernible effect on violent crime.  In fact, a study of the ban mandated by Congress found:  "At best, the assault weapons ban can have only a limited effect on total gun murders, because the banned weapons and magazines were never involved in more than a modest fraction of all gun murders."

Tens of millions of Americans choose to own semi-automatic firearms with ammunition magazines that hold more than 10 rounds for the same reason as law enforcement officers:  they are effective for self-defense.  One never knows how many rounds he or she will need for self-defense or defense of others, or how many criminals may attack.  Thus having a firearm that allows its lawful user to discharge multiple shots can often be the difference between life and death.  In fact, a number of studies have shown that firearms are used for self-defense hundreds of thousands of times to 2.5 million times annually.  This amounts to guns being used 3-5 times more often for self-defense than to commit a crime.

Rather than expanding previously failed legislation that won't curb violence, but will affect law-abiding gun owners, I urge you to support legislation to enhance school security and improve our nationís ailing mental health system.

Please reply to me indicating your position on Sen. Feinstein's most recent proposal.

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Write Your Reps via NRA-ILA
« on: January 06, 2013, 10:30:28 PM »

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Re: Write Your Reps via NRA-ILA
« Reply #1 on: January 07, 2013, 09:05:59 AM »
Great resource.  Thanks for posting.

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Re: Write Your Reps via NRA-ILA
« Reply #2 on: January 13, 2013, 12:49:17 PM »
I cannot locate the pre-written message. Any clues?
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Re: Write Your Reps via NRA-ILA
« Reply #3 on: January 13, 2013, 05:24:06 PM »
After putting in our area, we get some "click here" links inside the Action Alert! box above the list of individual reps.  Those go to form letters similar to that posted above.