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    WA Ceasefire - March in Seattle on 1-13-13

    Thought I'd share that the WA Ceasefire group is going to be putting on a March 1/13/13 1:30pm:

    "A rally to remember the victims of Sandy Hook and encourage state legislators to ban semi-automatic assault weapons, sponsored by Washington Ceasefire.
    Starts at Westlake Park and ends at Seattle Center."

    Here is the facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/4548...88191357548034

    http://www.washingtonceasefire.org/

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    It might be kinda fun!
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    WaGuns guys are going too. You should coordinate forces.
    http://www.waguns.org/viewtopic.php?f=40&t=15612
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    Hopefully we can get a group together for this. I will bring my family.
    I don't mind watching the OC-Community (tea party 2.0's, who have hijacked the OC-Community) cannibalize itself. I do mind watching OC dragged through the gutter. OC is an exercise of A Right. I choose to not OC; I choose to not own firearms. I choose to leave the OC-Community to it's own self-inflicted injuries, and eventual implosion. Carry on...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Beretta92FSLady View Post
    Hopefully we can get a group together for this. I will bring my family.
    Yes, it would be good to offer support to these families who have been so devasted and to encourage our legislators to support common sense solutions like expansion of the current armed security support at so many schools already in WA and encourage education funding support that would harden the facilities to better security like two level access entry, metal classroom doors and better glass and locking mechanisms and perhaps panic buttons in the classrooms that are directly connected to police support.....

    Where is everyone going to meet?
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    I'm in. I think we should get as many progun people as we can a really outnumber them. Remember the press conference at pike market for the Starbuck petition, we outnumbered them 4 to 1. Lets do it again.

    I think this event would be better than Olympia, just because it could be snowing later in the month. I think a huge pro gun turn out would really send a message and I think someone like Dave Workman or Dero's or Gogo should be our media people.

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    Badkarma call me we need to talk about some things.

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    I'll attend.
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    So is there any actual organization for the pro gun people going to protest the marchers? I read thru the WA Guns forum and everyone seems all over the map...

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    Lightbulb

    I'm in, assuming we're going, Do we have/want a rally point for before the march?

    I agree the Wa-guns post is kinda wobbly...
    I'm not a coward, I've just never been tested, I'd like to think that if I was I would pass,
    Look at the tested and think "there but for the grace go on," I might be a coward... I'm afraid of what I might find out.

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    I think some organization would be good, but I'm new to the community so I'm not sure how these types of things usually go.

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    Quote Originally Posted by StevenOly View Post
    I think some organization would be good, but I'm new to the community so I'm not sure how these types of things usually go.
    We here on OCDO take a low tech but effective method of organizing. Name a place, date and time, if it works out some will show and some won't.

    And welcome to the forum!
    Last edited by sudden valley gunner; 01-09-2013 at 05:32 PM.
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    So is the plan to meet at Seattle Center since that's where there speakers and music will be? And thanks SVG for the welcome.

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    I would like to go

    I hope I can go I will see what I can do, thinking of duel carry of my two pistols

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    Honestly meeting them at the end with a bigger group then they will have marching will make quite a statement. The Seattle Times article said they were going to have over 1000 people but I don't know. I just want to make the biggest impact we can.

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    I want pics and video...or it didn't happen!

    Good luck guys! Wish I could be there.

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    Quote Originally Posted by StevenOly View Post
    Honestly meeting them at the end with a bigger group then they will have marching will make quite a statement. The Seattle Times article said they were going to have over 1000 people but I don't know. I just want to make the biggest impact we can.
    This is Truth, remember the "million man march"

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    This is just my opinion. Look at all the free press we could get this sunday by showing up in mass at this event. All 4 tv stations will have reporters there as well as the print media. We could get alot of exposure. I feel alot more than a rally at Olympia, just because the media dosen't have to drive so far.

    Also Seattle is centrally located. Everyone in the state can come here easily.

    I think if we turn there rally into our rally, it will bury them, and deter there membership from comming out.

    Also we could get snow for our rally, and that would make transporting people to our event hard and lower turn out, and less media coverage.

    Just throwing some ideas out there.

    I will be at Westlake at 115pm to walk with them and make my voice heard in a peaceful, law abiding way.

    Hope to see you all there.
    Last edited by jsanchez; 01-09-2013 at 10:17 PM.

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    Here is a chance to use your 2A right to defend their 1A right, by being their security detail.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jsanchez View Post
    This is just my opinion. Look at all the free press we could get this sunday by showing up in mass at this event. All 4 tv stations will have reporters there as well as the print media. We could get alot of exposure. I feel alot more than a rally at Olympia, just because the media dosen't have to drive so far.

    Also Seattle is centrally located. Everyone in the state can come here easily.

    I think if we turn there rally into our rally, it will bury them, and deter there membership from comming out.

    Also we could get snow for our rally, and that would make transporting people to our event hard and lower turn out, and less media coverage.

    Just throwing some ideas out there.

    I will be at Westlake at 115pm to walk with them and make my voice heard in a peaceful, law abiding way.




    Hope to see you all there.

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    Distance ?

    Is it reasonable to walk to this event from Coleman dock? I would walk on the ferry from Kitsap county and walk over if reasonable.

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    Well,,,

    Quote Originally Posted by Whitney View Post
    Is it reasonable to walk to this event from Coleman dock? I would walk on the ferry from Kitsap county and walk over if reasonable.

    ~Whitney
    Ive thought about that too.
    Its about 26 blocks,, about 6 blocks up hill, about 2 miles total, not too bad.
    At about the half way point you can catch the monorail and sit the rest of the way.

    Next question,,, Where do you leave your car in Bremerton??

    ETA,,, Its a walking demonstration and theyre starting at Westlake Park,,
    that is only a mile from the dock, infact its at the monorail,, then walk to the center.
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    When in doubt (or if the knees can't take it) cabs are pretty cheap too.

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    More activity on the Ceasefire site in the last week, then all last year. They are really pushing right now.
    If you voted for Obama to prove you are not a racist...
    what will you do now to prove you are not stupid?

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    More incentive to get just as involved.

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