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We made the news! Anti gun ad with former Issaquah LEO

Discussion in 'Legal & Political Archive' started by Brutus57, Sep 2, 2014.

  1. Brutus57

    Brutus57 Skagit County Well-Known Member

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    Watching NCIS tonight I saw a TV add where they say anybody can buy a gun online without a background check and they runner a banner at the bottom saying Northwest Firearms, and some other sites. LEO is female in the ad. Anybody else see it?

    Brutus Out
     
  2. Dave Workman

    Dave Workman Western Washington Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    That advertisement has been running for several days.
    IIRC it's an "independent expenditure" "educational" effort by a group calling itself something for Gun Responsibility. Funded by the same people behind I-594.
     
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  3. Caveman Jim

    Caveman Jim West of Oly Springer Slayer 2016 Volunteer

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    This is what ole dirty harry reid wants for a new amendment to stifle the gun lobby during election time!!!!!
    But he wants to make it perfectly legal for them to let the anti-gunners spew their drivel during election time....
     
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  4. 44mag2ndamend

    44mag2ndamend Round the ole tree stump, Down by the crick Well-Known Member

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    I can see the foaming mouths already, anyone know a good stocked up veterinarian?
     
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  5. RVTECH

    RVTECH LaPine Well-Known Member

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    SO why is she a 'former Issaquah LEO'
     
  6. Caveman Jim

    Caveman Jim West of Oly Springer Slayer 2016 Volunteer

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    Inquiring minds want to know, as do I...
     
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  7. jac1304

    jac1304 Snohomish, WA Member

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    Interesting that police/sheriffs back 591... People will take $ and read a script... Glad she is a former LEO.
     
  8. deen_ad

    deen_ad Vancouver, WA Well-Known Member

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    <- Why there aren't any school shootings in Israel!
    Teacher with long gun slung over her shoulder!!!

    Bad thing to see this site listed as a place to buy firearms with no background check though! That gives people the impression that we're doing something illegal here.

    Deen
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    "A gun is like a parachute. If you need one and don't have it, you'll probably never need one again!"
     
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  9. Dave Workman

    Dave Workman Western Washington Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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  10. Joe13

    Joe13 NW of Vancouver Opinionated & Blunt Bronze Supporter 2015 Volunteer 2016 Volunteer

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    We may not require a background check, but everyone I've dealt with has had a Concealed Permit and that's better then the 5 min checks they do for FFL sales IMO.
     
  11. Doc In UPlace

    Doc In UPlace Tacoma-ish Well-Known Member

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    The pity with this whole campaign is that it's a lie by omission. What they don't tell the voters is the ridiculous expense of the BG checks, hassle, and maybe worst of all, no loaning guns to anyone who is not an immediate family member without a BG check.
    Police or security would be prohibited from loaning each other duty or backup weapons.
    They make it seem like such a simple, good idea on the ads, which is just lying.
     
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  12. Dave Workman

    Dave Workman Western Washington Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Does anyone know this lady, the former Issaquah officer?
     
  13. Greenbug

    Greenbug Bend Well-Known Member

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    Is there anyone else that realizes that the current background check is not about safety or security, it is about...... MONEY.
     
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  14. Doc In UPlace

    Doc In UPlace Tacoma-ish Well-Known Member

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    Appearing to "do something". And get re-elected. I don't see the BG Check fee profit motive behind the investment from Bloomberg, et. al. so much.
     
  15. 206thsense

    206thsense Seattle, WA, USA Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    The anti-gun propaganda is only getting worse since it's after Labor Day and their war chest is deep. Our side needs to produce some more counter videos. I've only seen maybe 2, and both online, not on network TV. =/
     
  16. Dave Workman

    Dave Workman Western Washington Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Alas, getting them on the air costs money.

    I-591 has raised $1.1 million. I have no idea how much WeCARE has raised.

    Wash. gun control group launches advertising for I-594

    When the billionaire-backed Washington Alliance for Gun Responsibility yesterday launched its advertising campaign to promote Initiative 594 – the 18-page gun control measure on the November ballot – it featured former Bellingham Police Chief Don Pierce, asserting that the existing background check law had stopped “over 40,000 people in Washington state, felons, domestic abusers, you name it, from getting guns.”


    http://www.examiner.com/article/wash-gun-control-group-launches-advertising-for-i-594
     
  17. 3MTA3

    3MTA3 DMZ between Liberty and Tyranny Behind Enemy Lines Bronze Supporter

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    Why does nobody point out that Internet sales must go to an FFL who will be required to do a background investigation to complete the transfer? They are using a blatant lie as a scare tactic when it's already the law.
     
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  18. Martini_Up

    Martini_Up NW USA Well-Known Member

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    what's wrong with buying a firearm without a background check, anyway? sounds like freedom to me.
     
  19. misplacedtexan

    misplacedtexan Beaverton, OR Active Member

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    Oh if it was still that simple
     
  20. Doc In UPlace

    Doc In UPlace Tacoma-ish Well-Known Member

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    594 has raised at least 4 million as of end of August.

    What is WeCARE? All I can find is a medical clinic.