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Old 01-29-2013, 15:53   #16
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I've been talking to lots of friends, family, and co-workers about this subject. Unfortunately I haven't been as eloquent and concise in my discussions with them regarding gun control legislation. This letter will help me convey the facts more precisely and hopefully help those I talk with to understand that more gun control legislation is not necessarily the key. I will be forwarding this letter to a whole lot of people, as well as using it's points to engage in discussion better. Thank you for writing this and putting it out there, hopefully it gets the attention it deserves!

By the way TS, were you involved in crafting this letter? If so kudos! It is a great piece of work.

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Old 01-29-2013, 16:26   #17
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Gentlemen: Thank you for the article, but thank you even more for the courage to take an open and public stand, esp. when there may likely be quiet efforts to silence you. It fills my heart with pride to be an American Soldier.
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Old 01-29-2013, 16:27   #18
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Old 01-29-2013, 16:36   #19
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Posted in several places. I am honored to have served with and supported men with this kind of character, dedication, and honor.
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Old 01-29-2013, 16:37   #20
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Some cogent talking points to add to the gun control conversation arsenal.
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Old 01-29-2013, 16:49   #21
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A very well thought out voice of reason, thank you!
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Old 01-29-2013, 18:29   #22
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I'd like to thank you all again for your service and your willingness to stand up for the 2od Amendment. I have forwarded this to a couple of ex-SF guys I know that are not on this site.
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Old 01-29-2013, 18:51   #23
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OUTSTANDING! Sending to friends, State and Federal Representatives and Senators

Thanks to all who participated in crafting this document!
"Ability is what you're capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it." Lou Holtz

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Old 01-29-2013, 20:21   #24
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That letter makes me extremely proud to be a member of this forum. Thanks for posting it.
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Old 01-29-2013, 20:42   #25
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In your face Advertisement 24/7 is the only way America will wake up.

Now its up to us the modern day Paul Revere, just get them printed up and place them ever where......If there is a copier in you office--bring your paper and print ever day-------its got to be 24/7 in your face Advertisement.
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Old 01-29-2013, 20:58   #26
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EXCELLENT piece of prose. If only facts mattered in this debate. Dissemination in progress...
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Old 01-29-2013, 21:16   #27
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Great job.....
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Old 01-29-2013, 21:36   #28
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I haven't been around this board for some time, but I do want to commend you gentlemen on this letter.

It is one of the more concise and cogent arguments presented, and I appreciate it very much.
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Old 01-29-2013, 22:43   #29
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Old 01-29-2013, 23:19   #30
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It's up on soldiersystems.net right now, hope it keeps going.

I'll look for it on the news in the morning.

Great job.
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