Alan Gottlieb Chairman

(CCRKBA) Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms

(Liberty Park, 12500 N.E. Tenth Place, Bellevue, Washington 98005-9916)

 

"Gun Owners Whip Count"

 

Monday Morning

 

Dear Freedom Supporter,

 

[12-2013 letter] I'm writing to you today because Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms (CCRKBA) is conducting an official "Gun Owners Whip Count" to find out exactly where law-abiding gun owners and freedom loving Americans like you stand on new proposed federal anti-gun laws.

 

Senators Harry Reid (D-NV), Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) and Chuck Schumer (D-NY) along with Congresswomen Carolyn McCarthy (D-NY), Debbie Wasserman-Schultz (D-FL) and Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX) have introduced and co-sponsored a number of new anti-gun rights bills that if they become the law will destroy gun shows, ban most gun magazines and feeding devices, as well as change how you buy and sell and store your firearms. You could even end up in jail!

 

These bills are a wish-list of anti-gun, anti-Second Amendment proposals... AND THEY NOW HAVE BEEN INTRODUCED AND SIT IN COMMITTEE IN THE U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES and U.S. SENATE!

 

In the U.S. Congress and state legislatures, the "Whip" is a member who keeps track of how people plan to vote on pending legislation so their party's leaders can plan an effective strategy for passing or opposing it.

 

The CCRKBA is conducting this official "Gun Owners Whip Count" today because all this legislation has become the rallying point for the anti-gun movement as we enter an important presidential election cycle. We need to know if gun owners are united and focused in defense of our freedom.

 

There's an old saying, "Before you worry about what your opponents are doing, find out where your friends stand."

 

That's why I'm asking you to use the [requested] enclosed reply forms to let the CCRKBA know whether you are AGAINST all this new gun legislation, or you are FOR these far-reaching gun control and magazine ban bills...

 

I've only given you two choices because there is no middle ground. These new bills are not about stopping criminals or reducing crime. They have only one purpose to ban your gun rights, and make you a criminal and send you to prison if you do not comply with the legislative mandates...

 

The gun ban extremists are promoting these bills as popular, needed measures that their "polls" show even law-abiding gun owners support... And that's why we would have to interpret a failure to respond to this Whip Count as a vote FOR new anti-gun rights legislation.

 

THERE IS NO REASON TO SIT BY IDLY WHILE YOUR SECOND AMENDMENT RIGHTS ARE IN SERIOUS DANGER OF BEING DESTROYED.

 

Especially when the debate over these bills is growing more intense every day. These bills would make magazines that hold more than 10 rounds illegal, force you to store your firearms so you could not use them for self-protection [bill introduced by Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee], and put gun shows out of business [anti-gun legislation introduced by Senator Schumer and Congresswoman McCarthy].

 

Further, if a minor obtains a firearm -- even by stealing it -- and injures someone with it, the owner of the firearm could face a multiple-year jail sentence.

 

Now in a critical post-presidential election cycle, it's clear that the anti-gun extremists will do or say anything to turn these bills and the fight over the right to keep and bear arms into a major legislative issue.

 

So get ready for a non-stop barrage by anti-gun activists, the politicians who support their cause and biased media elite, loudly beating the drum for passage of new federal gun control and ban laws!

 

And let's face facts, we only have a few brave pro-gun Members of Congress who have the strength of conviction to publicly take on the anti-gunners and their shrill, emotional tactics.

 

To fill this void, the CCRKBA is leading the effort to counter this aggressive anti-gun onslaught. We are fighting hard to expose the anti-gun lies and encouraging every law-abiding gun owner to Before it's too late!

 

That's why we need you to take part in this Whip Count and send your financial support to CCRKBA today.

 

So will you stand on the sidelines and watch, or will you come forward and join in the defense of your freedoms? Your answer to this Gun Owners Whip Count will let us know.

 

Before you sign and return your Gun Owners Whip Count form, let me give you a few of the raw details about these twisted proposals so you can make an informed decision.

 

Top anti-gun rights Democrats are calling for re-examination of every single one of our nation's so-called "lax" gun laws to make sure we don't get to exercise our Second Amendment Rights. Anti-gun groups will be holding meetings in Washington to strategize and execute what could be the most comprehensive gun law overhaul yet!

 

This overhaul would allow numerous other gun control restrictions as well. These bills will be used like a Christmas tree to hang gun control and ban ornaments on.

 

So far this year anti-gun Senators and Representatives have introduced over 50 gun-grabbing bills! They range from gun and magazine bans, national licensing and registration schemes to restrictions on your ammunition purchases.

 

Despite the fact that some of these bills have already defeated, these politicians, with the help of President Barack Obama and New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, are planning a second bite at the apple.

 

All this terrible legislation is a blank check for the gun ban crowd to go after you and your gun rights. And Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee introduced a bill that limits how you defend yourself from criminal attack by making you store your gun so you can't use it and if a child gets their hands on it the legislation will even put you in prison!

 

Other anti-gun legislation introduced by Senator Schumer and Congresswoman McCarthy and supported by scores of House and Senate members slice and dice your rights from how you buy and sell and store your firearms to putting gun shows out of business to even putting you in jail!

 

These are just a few of the provisions of these bills that would destroy the Second Amendment rights of millions of law-abiding gun owners today, while effectively wiping out the rights of future generations as it causes firearms to become less and less available and affordable.

 

If you would like to read these entire bills for yourself, go to http://thomas.loc.gov on the Internet and type in "Firearms" as the term to search for. I think you will be shocked by the scope of these gun grabbing proposals.

 

Of course, there is no question in my mind where I feel every law-abiding gun owner should stand on all this legislation firmly against these right-restricting, gun grabbing bills.

 

Passage of any one of them would certainly be the beginning of the end of your Second Amendment rights and a huge step towards a total effective ban of all firearms!

 

That's why I believe YOU AND EVERY FREEDOM LOVING AMERICAN GUN OWNER MUST MAKE A CHOICE ABOUT WHERE YOU STAND.

 

So please immediately return either your red reply form AGAINST these Harry Reid, Chuck Schumer, Carolyn McCarthy, and Sheila Jackson Lee bills or your green reply form indicating you are FOR these massive new gun control and ban schemes and return your response to CCRKBA in the pre-addressed envelope provided.

 

CCRKBA is working hard to rally gun owners and freedom loving Americans to contact Members of Congress to stop new federal anti-gun rights legislation. And we need to know who we can count to come forward and help stop these far-reaching gun rights ban attempts.

 

If you are AGAINST new federal gun control and you want to help stop it, then you should become an active supporter of the Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms by sending a contribution of $25. $35. $50 or even $100 with your Gun Owners Whip Count reply form.

 

CCRKBA will use your support to reach out to our nation's 80 million law-abiding gun owners to let them know about these new threats and to ask them to join in efforts to protect and preserve our cherished Second Amendment Constitutional Rights.

 

So please sign and return your Gun Owners Whip Count form along with a contribution to the CCRKBA of $25 or more right away in the pre-addressed envelope provided.

 

Even if you can only include a contribution of $10 or $15, every dollar you send will help us get out the word about these far-reaching gun control and ban proposals to more gun owners and freedom loving Americans.

 

Remember There are people working, organizing, raising money, lobbying politicians and writing legislation with the single intent of banning your guns and making you part of the last generation of American gun owners.

 

The Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms, has a single purpose as well, to protect and preserve your Second Amendment rights. We will never give up. We will never compromise.

 

And CCRKBA will fight to make sure that your Second Amendment Rights are not betrayed in a "Post-Election Cycle compromise" made by weak-kneed politicians who are more concerned about their "comfort level" with the biased media than they are with standing up for their convictions!

 

We will strike fear in the hearts of any supposedly pro-Second Amendment legislator who show signs of wavering with three simple words, "Remember, Speaker Foley." The politicians in Washington will always remember what happened to House Speaker Tom Foley when he turned his back on gun owners and supported the Clinton gun ban He lost his re-election campaign!

 

A huge "AGAINST" response to this official Gun Owners Whip Count will help us drive home our point even more. And your financial support of CCRKBA can help ensure that we have the resources to expand this Whip Count to reach every possible gun owner and freedom loving American to include their vote in this important project.

 

Thank you in advance for taking part in this official Gun Owners Whip Count and for your generous support of the important work of the CCRKBA.

 

Yours in Freedom,

Alan M. Gottlieb

Chairman

 

P.S. These bills have been introduced in the U.S. House and Senate to expand federal gun control laws and ban gun rights. Where do you stand on these proposals? Please [request for,] sign and return the red reply form if you are AGAINST them, or sign and return the green reply form if you are FOR this massive, new gun control and gun rights ban.

If you oppose this gun grabbing legislation, help stop bans and restrictions on your firearms freedoms by including a contribution of $25, $35, $50 or even $100 with your reply form in the pre-addressed return envelope to the CCRKBA. *your gift of as little as $10 can help us reach at least 25 other gun owners to rally them against this horrible legislation. Send what you can. Thank you (CCRKBA, Liberty Park, 12500 N.E. Tenth Place, Bellevue, Washington 98005-9916).

 

Liberty Park 12500 N.E. Tenth Place Bellevue, Washington 98005 (425) 454-4911 www.ccrkba.org

 

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GUN OWNERS WHIP COUNT FORM AGAINST THESE BILLS

 

I am definitely AGAINST these horrible bills that read like a gun grabbers wish-list and destroy my Second Amendment rights.

 

I can't donate at least $25 to CCRKBA and destroy my Second Amendment rights. today, but I totally support your cause and want to contribute $_______

 

To help the Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms stop these bills and rally gun owners against a election cycle sell-out of our rights, I am enclosing: $_______