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NRA takes action in NOLA

Discussion in 'Freedom and Liberty' started by melbo, Sep 17, 2005.

  1. melbo

    melbo Hunter Gatherer Administrator Founding Member



    Friday, September 16, 2005

    As was reported last week, in the wake of unspeakable crimes perpetrated by roving, armed gangs and individuals, authorities in New Orleans seized legal firearms from lawful residents, effectively disarming the very citizenry they are sworn to protect.

    On Monday, NRA Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre, and NRA-ILA Executive Director Chris W. Cox slammed New Orleans authorities for this incredible action.

    “What we’ve seen in Louisiana-the breakdown of law and order in the aftermath of disaster-is exactly the kind of situation where the Second Amendment was intended to allow citizens to protect themselves, ” LaPierre said. “For state, local, or federal government to disarm these good people in their own homes using the threat of imminent deadly force, is unthinkable.”

    “The NRA will not stand by while guns are confiscated from law-abiding people who’re trying to defend themselves,” Cox said. “We’re exploring every legal option available to protect the rights of lawful people in New Orleans.”

    To that end, NRA has put professional investigators to work on the ground in New Orleans and surrounding areas. News stories and members’ detailed accounts have been followed up on, but we need more information. Some of our best leads have come from rank and file law enforcement, but we need to hear from all directly affected citizens.

    If you have personally had a gun confiscated in Louisiana since Hurricane Katrina hit, please call (888) 414-6333. Be prepared to leave only your name and immediate contact information so we can get back to you. Once again, we are seeking contact information from actual victims of gun confiscation in Louisiana only.
  2. E.L.

    E.L. Moderator of Lead Moderator Emeritus Founding Member

    Better slow than not at all. I know they didn't have much to say on their web page right after it happened, but I did hear Cam on NRA radio slamming it the next day.
  3. ghostrider

    ghostrider Resident Poltergeist Founding Member

    Need an older man or woman that has been disarmed, and later robbed or jacked. If they really play it for all it's worth, might get an impeachment out of it.
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