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TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell the NRA to Stand Down in the Wake of Sandy Hook

US Politics & Gov't  (tags: gun control, Newtown Massacre, gun violence, children, news, government, ethics, media, lies, politics, americans )

- 1950 days ago -
Tell the NRA to stand down, and allow Congress and the President to pass gun control legislation.

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Carol H (229)
Tuesday December 18, 2012, 4:40 am
signed and noted, thanks Cal

Judy C (97)
Tuesday December 18, 2012, 4:40 am
Signed. Thanks Cal.

Karen R (87)
Tuesday December 18, 2012, 4:48 am

Daniel Partlow (179)
Tuesday December 18, 2012, 5:06 am

David C (29)
Tuesday December 18, 2012, 5:37 am

Nicole W (646)
Tuesday December 18, 2012, 7:47 am

pam w (139)
Tuesday December 18, 2012, 8:09 am
Signed without ANY expectation that it'll succeed. The NRA exists to serve itself...not American citizens. That's obvious.

Sue H (7)
Tuesday December 18, 2012, 9:00 am
Noted and signed, thanks. The NRA thinks that they are all powerful so we need to let them know they are Not.

TOM T (246)
Tuesday December 18, 2012, 9:19 am
Noted, signed, and FACEBOOKED ! Thanks

Terrie Williams (798)
Tuesday December 18, 2012, 10:22 am
Signed in private email this morning, noted and shared on FB. Also emailed it to friends not on FB.

David C (133)
Tuesday December 18, 2012, 10:45 am
signed. thanks.

Emma S (239)
Tuesday December 18, 2012, 10:45 am
Done! Thanks, Cal.

Past Member (0)
Tuesday December 18, 2012, 10:56 am
managed to sign inside EU TY

Robert O (12)
Tuesday December 18, 2012, 11:01 am
Gladly signed.

Arielle S (313)
Tuesday December 18, 2012, 11:08 am
Surely signed.

Mandi T (390)
Tuesday December 18, 2012, 11:21 am

Robert Tomlinson (62)
Tuesday December 18, 2012, 12:02 pm
Signed, Noted and Commented!

Lisa N (206)
Tuesday December 18, 2012, 12:28 pm
Thanks! Your signature has been submitted.

Mitchell D (104)
Tuesday December 18, 2012, 12:35 pm
Been there, done that; love Credo.

Mitchell D (104)
Tuesday December 18, 2012, 12:37 pm
P.S.: If any of you are from Rep. Mike Rogers' 8th district, in Michigan, please e-mail him to tell him he's a fool for focusing on the mental health issues; either that or he's kissing up to the NRA and its corporate supporters!

Shirley B (5)
Tuesday December 18, 2012, 12:49 pm
Signed. Sadly I have been signing these for years. I hope they listen now.

Melania Padilla (122)
Tuesday December 18, 2012, 1:16 pm
US only, sorry

Past Member (0)
Tuesday December 18, 2012, 1:19 pm
There is no need for assault rifles.

Reagan started this when he shut down mental institutions to give tax breaks to the rich. Poverty and economic inequality destroyed this country.

DORIS L (61)
Tuesday December 18, 2012, 1:43 pm

Rose Becke (141)
Tuesday December 18, 2012, 1:59 pm
Signing now

James Maynard (84)
Tuesday December 18, 2012, 2:46 pm
Signed and noted, thanks Cal

Mary Donnelly (47)
Tuesday December 18, 2012, 3:06 pm
Thanks Cal--signed and sent.

Naoko i (264)
Tuesday December 18, 2012, 3:53 pm
Signed and shared on FB. Thanks Cal.

AWAY AWHILE Cal Mendelsohn (1067)
Tuesday December 18, 2012, 4:19 pm
Thanks so much, everyone, for signing this Important petition.

As far as I am concerned, thisis the ultimate right To Life issue.

What I mean by this is that most folks who are members of or are sympathetic to the NRA feel their rights to bear arms supercede the rights of all of us to our lives in cases where other citizens, even deranged ones, are enjoying their right to bear arms. No matter that they are killing innocents with automatic and semi-automatic weapons that have no place in hunting or self-defense. It is revolting in the extreme that these selfish folks, in seeking their own personal protection, would expose the rest of us to potential hazards to our lives and livelihoods from anyone, even those in need of professional help, who also want to bear arms for their own purposes.

Jim P (3257)
Tuesday December 18, 2012, 4:43 pm
CREDO petition signed.

Ty, Cal.

Rebecca Y (26)
Tuesday December 18, 2012, 6:02 pm
NRA= Naturally Revolting Americans

Vicky P (476)
Tuesday December 18, 2012, 6:51 pm
Noted and signed

Carlene V (202)
Tuesday December 18, 2012, 7:20 pm
Thank you Cal. It's long past time to get rid of the NRA and their lobby.

Süheyla C (234)
Tuesday December 18, 2012, 7:50 pm
Thanks Cal
The Senate is taking votes from the public. However, to serve a handful of stingy. Then arming the people. The innocent are dying. Feed crow, get out your eyes.

Rodolphe Debelhoir (1)
Tuesday December 18, 2012, 8:22 pm
noted and signed ! thanks !

John B (185)
Tuesday December 18, 2012, 8:48 pm
Thanks Cal. Signed and noted.

Sara Williams (8)
Tuesday December 18, 2012, 9:18 pm
Gladly signed.

Shelly Peterson (213)
Tuesday December 18, 2012, 11:12 pm
so signed!!

Arild Gone for now (174)
Wednesday December 19, 2012, 4:32 am
Signed,TY Cal.

Past Member (0)
Wednesday December 19, 2012, 7:13 am
S&N, Thanks Cal. Hoping that the NRA will respect the purpose of the petition is a nice thought, and it's a gesture that needs to be made, we should give them a chance to voluntarily change their wicked ways. However, I don't think they will, there's too much power and control, as well as money, at stake for the leadership.Though I do believe there are sane, intelligent gun owners and members of the NRA who are receiving a wake-up call now along with the rest of us. I'd like to see those people split from the NRA and form their own group, leaving the stalwart supporters of the extreme NRA positions exposed for who they are-a faction of greedy, selfish zealots who deserve to be stripped of their power-much like the Tea Party.

paul m (93)
Wednesday December 19, 2012, 7:27 am


Ludger W (71)
Wednesday December 19, 2012, 7:44 am

Michela M (3964)
Wednesday December 19, 2012, 11:03 am
Not allowed to sign..... US only

James E (16)
Wednesday December 19, 2012, 12:41 pm

Guns don't kill people, people do. Guns just make it easier. It is past time for serious gun control!

Gloria H (88)
Wednesday December 19, 2012, 1:34 pm
signed. From my self loading, repete and delete keyboard! May the impact of our collective signing hit the target.

Kathleen R (138)
Wednesday December 19, 2012, 2:40 pm
signed & noted

Sergio Padilla (65)
Wednesday December 19, 2012, 3:14 pm
For US only, sorry

Fran F (118)
Wednesday December 19, 2012, 3:39 pm
Thanks! Your signature has been submitted.

Cal, thanks for posting this important petition!

Lois Jordan (63)
Wednesday December 19, 2012, 4:40 pm
Signed & Noted. Thanks, Cal.

. (0)
Wednesday December 19, 2012, 4:48 pm
Signed!!! Guns owned by "resposible gun owners" are more likely to be stolen and used against innocent victims or stolen by a child who takes it to school or used by the owner to kill an innocent when there is a "supposed threat" than protect anyone.

Heidi Aubrey (16)
Thursday December 20, 2012, 1:06 am
Signed and noted.

Eliza J (7)
Thursday December 20, 2012, 2:33 am
Signed! Here are some more from the White House Petition web site:

This one has 194,731 signatures and I believe was the petition cited in the NY Times yesterday as having received 130,000 signatures up to last Tuesday!! Keep them coming:

A more recent one for an immediate ban by Presidential order on military type assault weapons and ammunition until Congress makes them illegal:

Westboro as a hate group (225,470 signatures):

It is really important to keep the momentum going. The NRA is biding its time until passions subside and the slaughter of these children and their teachers is but a sad memory. Then they will push back and punish those lawmakers who stood up against them as they always do after these tragedies, and will then continue to spew their hateful culture and politics.

Please please spread the petitions via whatever means.

Thank you.

Reggie Thomas (5)
Thursday December 20, 2012, 7:59 am
signed and noted,

Susan Lane (6)
Saturday December 22, 2012, 5:35 am
noted, thanks

Carole K (195)
Tuesday December 25, 2012, 4:37 pm
Noted & signed. TY, Cal!

Esther Z (94)
Tuesday December 25, 2012, 10:07 pm
Noted and signed.
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