I would like to get together about 500 people and protest with signs in front of the State Dept in support of the 2nd Amendment and put pressure back on the State Dept to allow the import of these American made rifles back into the United States. My cell is 850-313-1893 please feel free to call me to see what we can do. We must protect the 2nd Amendment. Best regards Senior Chief Geoff Ross. U.S. Navy retired. 850-313-1893
The State Department has banned the import of LEGAL M1 rifles into the United States from South Korea citing they could fall into the hands of terrorists. This is a violation of the 2nd Amendment of the U.S. Constitution. M1 Rifles are perfectly legal for purchase and resale in the United States of America. I would like to hold a protest rally in front of the State Department in support of the 2nd Amendment. Your thoughts on this please.
Retired Navy Senior Chief.
Welcome aboard, Tamara! Thanks for being a part of the Conscience of America and joining the fight to restore our Constitutional principles and freedom. We will try to keep you updated on all Patriot events in Washington DC and from time to time we will participate in special missions like the Take the Town Halls to Washington effort. Check out the site and feel free to join in. Be sure to bring your friends and fellow patriots along!
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Nationwide Tea Party Coalition - "Take The Town Halls To Washington"
MEMPHIS, Tennessee (March 5, 2010) - The Nationwide Tea Party Coalition is today announcing a new project, "Take The Town Halls To Washington", which is designed to bring tea party activists to Washington, DC during the month of March to meet, question and review the positions of approximately 60 Democrat members of the House of Representatives whose vote on the pending Health Care legislation has not yet been publicly announced. Tea Party Nation is a collaborating partner in the project.
Spokesman Mark A. Skoda, who is also Chairman of The Memphis TEA Party stated, "President Obama has indicated his willingness to ignore the people and force his bill through Congress using whatever means necessary. Our objective is to bring thousands of constituents to DC to meet with their representatives, capture their comments and produce a review of those positions on a daily basis. We believe that time is of the essence and the people need to understand where these representatives stand before any vote is taken."
Organizer, Michael Patrick Leahy further stated, "After more than a year of tea party resistance to the big government efforts of the Obama Administration, it all comes down to the next 3 weeks. The Administration has made it clear. They intend to ram down the Health Care takeover through a corrupt Congress by the end of this month, in direct defiance of the clearly expressed will of the American people.”
“It is time for every tea party activist across the country to consider dropping everything he or she is doing and join us in the most important battle of our life time. We need your energy, commitment, and efforts to make this succeed. We need you to consider coming to Washington during this 3 week period, and if you can’t come to Washington, be part of this project in your local area.”
A nationwide webcast is scheduled for Tuesday, March 9, 2010 with meetings in DC scheduled to begin the following day through March 31, 2010. Logistics are being coordinated for those coming to Washington and daily briefings and reviews are scheduled during the project. It is expected that visits will take place while Congress is in session from Monday through Friday.
The Nationwide Tea Party Coalition is an informal federation of thirty local tea parties from around the country who work collaboratively on important national projects. It was the group that organized the February 27, 2009 “Nationwide Chicago Tea Party” in 51 cities around the country that launched the Tea Party Movement, as well as the April 15, 2009 Tax Day Tea Party, where 1 million tea party activists attended events in over 900 cities.