Skip to comments.And For Georgia Readers (Gun Mufflers,hunting)
Posted on 03/18/2014 3:46:14 PM PDT by marktwain
Daniel Defense is supporting efforts to repeal the ban on suppressors for hunting in the state of Georgia. To this end, they have developed a pre-composed email that will be sent to your local Representative and Senator as well as members of the Game, Fish, and Parks Committee.
Georgia is currently the number two state in the number of suppressors registered under the National Firearms Act. If Senate Bill 93 is passed, Georgia will become the 32nd that allows suppressors for hunting.
The link to the email is here.
I would suggest that a polite, non-form letter is a lot more persuasive. Form letters are for those who are either not very erudite or have a problem conveying their polite intent.
In any event, form letters are often just discarded without being read. But more personal letters get a lot more attention. State legislators are often pretty ordinary people and typically don’t get a tremendous amount of polite correspondence from individuals.
Things they look for are an indication of how long you have lived there, since this directly translates to voting friends; that you have some emotional content with this issue, so you mean it; and that you see them as supporting what you (the legislator) supports.
While I do not suggest it, I had a friend who sent a letter in crayon. He was making a point.
It’s important to subdivide legislators into “friendlies you support” and “intransigent enemies who need to feel electorally threatened.”
An excellent example of the latter are those legislators in Colorado who are now unemployed.
More than anything else, friendlies need moral support because while they get pounded on by lobbyists a lot, they crave to know what their constituents think. If their voters support them, they feel a lot more confident in supporting their beliefs and are less prone to manipulation.
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