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Hundreds Protest Manchin Gun Control Support in West Virginia
The Truth About Guns ^ | 23 December, 2012 | Dan Zimmerman

Posted on 12/24/2012 5:58:27 AM PST by marktwain

We highlighted West Virginia Democrat Senator Joe “NRA A-Rated” Manchin’s post-Newtown come-to-Jesus epiphany on the need for common sense gun control laws earlier this week. But not long after basking in the approval of media outlets everywhere for his level-headedness on the issue, he tried to walk the whole thing back. As he backpeddled furiously, mediaite.com reports that he was heard shouting, “’I’m not supporting a ban on anything,’ Manchin said. He instead reinforced his praise of the gun lobby group, saying, ‘I’m so proud of the NRA, I’m so pleased they agreed to be part of this.’” But Mountain Staters weren’t having any of it and gathered yesterday to let Tailgunner Joe know how much he’s appreciated back home. Reader Bill Bargo was on hand and estimated the crowd outside Manchin’s Charleston office numbered about 200. Bill took a few snaps along with some video (after the jump), including a brief speech by WVCDL president Keith Morgan. He even managed to locate and document the lone Manchin supporter who was on hand, too . . .

(Excerpt) Read more at thetruthaboutguns.com ...


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: West Virginia
KEYWORDS: banglist; guncontrol; manchin; nra; secondamendment; wv
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Pictures at the site.
1 posted on 12/24/2012 5:58:40 AM PST by marktwain
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To: marktwain

The NRA ia purportedly putting on 8K new members a day. If the congresscritters were getting calls from 8,000 constituents a day telling them that a vote for any sort of ‘gun control’ (confiscation, weapons bans, smaller clips, ammunition restrictions, and anything else the Left can think up, etc.) is a vote to go home ..... ‘gun control’ will quickly wither on the vine.


2 posted on 12/24/2012 6:10:25 AM PST by MissMagnolia
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To: marktwain

I hope the dumb asses who voted for that jerk realize that a liberal is a liberal - even if he does campaign with a gun in his hand.


3 posted on 12/24/2012 6:14:00 AM PST by Nucluside (ready)
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To: marktwain

I though manchin guns were already essentially outlawed.


4 posted on 12/24/2012 6:14:00 AM PST by Paladin2
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To: marktwain

I thought manchin guns were already essentially outlawed.


5 posted on 12/24/2012 6:14:32 AM PST by Paladin2
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To: marktwain
David Gregory (he who sends his kids to a school with 11 security guards) repeatedly asked LaPierre if the NRA's influence was waning after the Newtown shooting.

Here's his answer. And it's far mor than the NRA - it is the steel-eyed determination of gun owners to protect the right to self-defense.

6 posted on 12/24/2012 6:15:08 AM PST by dirtboy
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To: marktwain
So he had another epiphany after his earlier epiphany?

Ha ha ha

7 posted on 12/24/2012 6:18:24 AM PST by Sir Napsalot (Pravda + Useful Idiots = CCCP; JournOList + Useful Idiots = DopeyChangey!)
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To: marktwain

Go to the link, folks. The pictures and comments after the article are worth the click.


8 posted on 12/24/2012 6:23:02 AM PST by T-Bird45 (It feels like the seventies, and it shouldn't.)
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To: marktwain

DC population 617,000.. 200 show up to protest the NRA.

Charleston, WV 51,000.. 200 show up to protest a traitor to the NRA.


9 posted on 12/24/2012 6:23:41 AM PST by marktwain
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To: Nucluside

it is not the mental challenged politicians anymore. It is is the UNELECTED MSM media which is acting as the enemy. Too may NYC reporters.


10 posted on 12/24/2012 6:28:02 AM PST by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: marktwain
Where exactly does Manchin stand on gun control? Which way is the wind blowing?
11 posted on 12/24/2012 6:28:02 AM PST by JPG (Stay strong.)
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To: marktwain

Patriots are rising up!


12 posted on 12/24/2012 6:29:26 AM PST by Red in Blue PA (Read SCOTUS Castle Rock vs Gonzales before dialing 911!)
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To: marktwain

Patriots are rising up!


13 posted on 12/24/2012 6:29:39 AM PST by Red in Blue PA (Read SCOTUS Castle Rock vs Gonzales before dialing 911!)
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To: marktwain
He's a Democrat.

Democrats lie.

That's what they do.

14 posted on 12/24/2012 6:34:52 AM PST by eCSMaster (2012 elections: American Coup d'etat!)
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To: eCSMaster
Yep. He has always been a Democrap. He just pretended to be moderate to win again. Typical Democrap manipulation. So sad to see the Party without a Conscience allowed 4 more years to completely destroy this once great country. And Manchin is a part of the destruction.
15 posted on 12/24/2012 6:42:42 AM PST by originalbuckeye
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To: MissMagnolia

16 posted on 12/24/2012 6:45:51 AM PST by ASA Vet (There are 10 kinds of people in the world. Those who understand binary, and those who don't.)
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To: marktwain

From the comments...

The Second Amendment was not included in the
Constitution to protect hunters or target shooters.
The founders wanted to guarantee
that America would always have a WELL ARMED CITIZENRY.

If you want to argue that it is talking about the militia,
who was the militia?
Tenche Cox, Pennsylvanian delegate to the
Continental Congress tells us:

“The militia of these free commonwealths,
entitled and accustomed to their arms,
when compared with any possible army,
must be tremendous and irresistible.
Who are the militia? Are they not ourselves?
Is it feared, then, that we shall turn
our arms each man against his own bosom.
Congress have no power to disarm
the militia. Their swords,
and every other terrible implement of the soldier,
are the birth-right of an American …
the unlimited power of the sword is not in
the hands of either the federal or state governments,
but, where I trust in God
it will ever remain, in the hands of the people.”


17 posted on 12/24/2012 6:47:59 AM PST by ez (When you're a hammer, everything looks like a nail.)
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To: Red in Blue PA
Patriots are rising up!

Too bad they didn't on Election Day.

18 posted on 12/24/2012 6:49:38 AM PST by Fiji Hill (i)
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To: longtermmemmory
It is is the UNELECTED MSM media which is acting as the enemy.

IMHO the Lame Stream Media is a bigger threat to this nation than the Taliban.
19 posted on 12/24/2012 7:00:25 AM PST by Cheerio (Barry Hussein Soetoro-0bama=The Complete Destruction of American Capitalism)
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To: Cheerio; All
Exactly correct. The MSM is dying, but is doing its best to destroy the Constitution and the country before it expires.

The MSM must die so that the Republic may live. Long live the new media!

Notice that the NRA protest made national news. The protest against Manchin’s treachery ... crickets.

20 posted on 12/24/2012 7:10:21 AM PST by marktwain
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