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A Ron Paul Gun Rights Ad

Does anyone else think that Ron Paul needs to run an ad playing up his long standing support for gun rights? This is a social issue that he can really score points with conservatives on and I think he should do something about it. I know Romney has flip flopped on the issue, does anyone know Gingrich's record on it?




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This idea could win a lot

of people. Like it or not, people will vote for someone based on one issue alone. People that like guns(gennerally republicans)will not vote for someone based on that issue. The 2 fake frontrunners--Newt and Mitt--are the weakest on the 2nd ammendment issue. Some of the "one issue" morons are going to support Perry becuase they know he is better on the issue than the "frontrunners". A good ad of the "serial hypocrisy" style would go a long way in showing who the best 2nd ammedment candidate is: RON PAUL!

Bibbity

bump bump!

Only Ron can beat Obama ad

I think many Republicans may like Ron but are desperate to beat Obama and think they need a more mainstream person to win the general election. I would love to see an ad that dispels that myth and shows that Ron Paul is the Republican with the best chance of beating Obama, because he can garner the independent vote as well as the disenfranchised anti-war, anti-banker liberals plus all the Repubs.

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Absolutely!

He needs to show he polls best against Obama! If nothing else, the neocons will have to change their rhetoric and give other excuses to marginalize him which will likely cause them to expose their true intentions.

No. Its not necessary

No. Its not necessary

When injustice becomes law - rebellion becomes duty.

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Well I suppose almost any

Well I suppose almost any single decision in a campaign isn't "necessary" by the strict definition of the word, but this is an issue where Ron can really appeal to people who may be worried about some of his other positions. If he can cancel out the foreign policy fears some people have with fears that Newt or Mitt will take their guns, then he can make some headway.

I agree we need a second amendment ad

and i would also agree we should all pitch in and start a second amendment money bomb and start a second amendment video challenge,the best one minute video wins. any takers?

Yes...

The Grinch voted with Bill Clinton and the DemonCats in congress to impose the "assult weapons ban" after the shooting in Colorado. Newt is weak on 2nd Ammendment and we should call him on it.

G.O.A.

Presidential Candidate Ratings from Gun Owners of America

Ron Paul: A+
Rick Perry: A
Michelle Bachmann: A
Rick Santorum: B-
Newt Gingrich: C
Mitt Romney: D-

When a true genius appears in the world, you may know him by this sign: that the dunces are all in confederacy against him. ~J. Swift

link, please! :)

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http://gunowners.org/2012pres

http://gunowners.org/2012presidential.htm

NOTE: I am not advocating violence in any way. The content of the post is for intellectual, theoretical, and philosophical discussion. FEDS, please don't come to my house.

thank you.

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Great Idea

Contrast his strong record of support for gun rights versus Gingrich and Romney's support for gun control with a couple catchy clips in a 60 second TV ad. I think this could play well in Iowa, we need to do it now. If the campaign won't do it Revolution PAC should.

Bring it. Time to "Get the lead out!"

Gun sales are shooting through the roof.

Must read "Black Friday" article.

"smashing the single day record with a 32% increase from last year"

Check it out here.

http://www.zerohedge.com/news/black-friday-gun-sales-break-r...

Awesome Christmas card pic as well...

Truth is Treason in the Empire of Lies!

RON PAUL 2012+2016

Yes, absolutely!

Maybe a reference or two to Operation Fast and Furious....(Red meat for the Repubs) Also, RP's GOA grade (A+) on 2nd Amendment legislation and stances.

GOA House Rating: http://gunowners.org/112hrat.htm

Gun Owners of America: http://gunowners.org/

“The moral and constitutional obligations of our representatives in Washington are to protect our liberty, not coddle the world, precipitating no-win wars, while bringing bankruptcy and economic turmoil to our people.” - Ron Paul

Couldn't Agree More

The Second Amendment is a very strong suit for Ron Paul. I've known this for a long time. I became a Second Amendment advocate when Clinton was trying to ban all semiautomatic rifles and pistols and imposed the Brady Law on the states. Making the anti-gun records of both Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich known should be very effective. This ad should probably come out on the internet first, and sent to select conservatives via e-mail before becoming a TV ad, IMO. The ad could also mention the fact that Ron Paul-written legislation became federal law after 911; this dealt with allowing pilots to be armed while flying commercial airliners. The others can't make this claim.

Yes Yes Yes

The storyboard would be awesome.

Show the 2nd amendment written on the Constitution next to a folded flag:

"A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed."

Then show American families, American farmers, and military personnel.

Then opposition quotes from Newt and Romney.

Then a snippit from a Ron Paul speech supporting the 2nd amendment

Then Ron speaking directly into the camera saying, "As President you have my oath, that...being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed."

Closing - Ron Paul 2012 logo

"It does not take a majority to prevail but rather an irate, tireless minority keen on setting brushfires of freedom in the minds of men."

--Samuel Adams

Hard...

BUMP!

Truth is Treason in the Empire of Lies!

RON PAUL 2012+2016

Yes!

There is no stronger single issue voter base!

and please spread this around on facebook/tea party meetup groups, etc? -

2nd Amendment – Who Is The Consistent Defender?

Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich BOTH have major inconsistencies when it comes to the 2nd Amendment.

Romney - Second Amendment - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kk1bJOpYUqE

National Association For Gun Rights on Newt - http://www.nationalgunrights.org/the-inconvenient-truth-abou...

In contrast Ron Paul stands Very Tall when it comes to consistent support for the 2nd Amendment.

http://www.lewrockwell.com/paul/paul73.html

The 2nd Amendment - Ron Paul's Great Strength

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GUNS

YES HE NEEDS TO HAVE A PRO GUN RIGHTS AD,GOOD IDEA

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He Absolutely "MUST"

Run a pro 2nd Amendment add that's hard hitting and to the point.

No one else want's to touch it, but Ron Paul should come out with a WHOPPER of an add showing his full support of the 2nd Amendment.

Do it Dr. Paul ........ JUST DO IT!

Bump

I'd advocate it. It will swing a lot of iffy supporters across the south. It's how I got many people I know on Gun forums/groups to support him. But, he's for reinstating the constitution so that goes abroad.

absolutely

http://www.awareandprepare.com/gun-owners-against-newt-gingr...

One might think, if you are voting Republican, you are voting against gun control. This might not be the actual case taking into account Newt Gingrich and Mitt Romneys history of anti gun support.

Georgia Gun Owners, a grassroots gun rights group from his home state, is now blasting Gingrich for “his more than two-decade history of supporting gun control.” The group has asked its 6,000 members to call Gingrich’s new Iowa headquarters and make their complaints known.

Per the release the group blasted out this morning:

While Newt used the institutional gun lobby as a mouthpiece to convince millions of gun owners nationwide that “as long as he is Speaker, no gun-control legislation is going to move in committee or on the House floor,” he was working behind the scenes to pass gun control.

In 1996, Newt Gingrich turned his back on gun owners and voted for the anti-gun Brady Campaign’s Lautenberg Gun Ban, which strips the Second Amendment rights of citizens involved in misdemeanor domestic violence charges or temporary protection orders — in some cases for actions as minor as spanking a child.

Gingrich also stood shoulder to shoulder with Nancy Pelosi to pass the “Criminal Safezones Act” which prevents armed citizens from defending themselves in certain arbitrary locations. Virtually all Americans know that Criminal Safezones don’t protect law-abiding citizens, but actually protect the criminals who ignore them.

One of the problems with having a 33-year political career is that you accumulate a really long record of positions. It doesn’t help Gingrich that he made his biggest impact in the ’90s, when gun control and crime were much higher-profile issues than they are today. And as Elizabeth Drew recounts in her book Showdown, Gingrich viewed the gun lobby as a group that must be appeased, but it wasn’t exactly his core constituency as Speaker.

An important caveat, though: If Gingrich is unappealing on guns, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney is hardly a palatable alternative. A similar group in New Hampshire, the New Hampshire Firearms Coalition, has been handing out anti-Romney literature in the Granite State, touting (among other things) his support for a ban on assault weapons. If you’re a hard-core Second Amendment rights activist, you likely cast your lot with Ron Paul a long time ago.

What we are continuing to see is more of the status quo, Republicans acting like democrats and democrats acting like republicans…its merely just a race of republicrats- except Ron Paul. If one wants to protect their constitutional rights on all measure, the only answer is to vote Ron Paul.