View Poll Results: Staging a Pro-Gun Lie-In?

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    Many of us have been to the protest easy guns lie-ins and counter protested by turning our back or having signs. Why don't we stage our own lie-in? 32 people lie down with empty holsters (Doesn't mean they can't be CCing as well). We have signs saying "Here lie disarmed victims" or "Casualties of a Gun Free Zone."

    We have several choices for how long to lie down. 9 minutes: How long Cho was able to carry out his rampage unimpeded. 8 minutes: How long it took for police to enter Norris hall from the time of the first 911 call. 6 minutes: The average police response time in America.

    This idea was inspired by the fact that someone from thehighroad just purchased the domain http://www.protesteasyvictims.com

    http://www.thehighroad.org/showthrea...61#post4410561

    Does this sound like a good idea or is it just too morally bankrupt to actually carry out?

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    I think that it only lends creedance to the antis. I do like the idea of www.protesteasyvictims.com though!
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    How about more gun owners start becoming politically aware, thenwe won'thave to worry so much about people coming for our guns???

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    GLENGLOCKER wrote:
    How about more gun owners start becoming politically aware, thenwe won'thave to worry so much about people coming for our guns???
    I agree

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    GLENGLOCKER wrote:
    How about more gun owners start becoming politically aware, thenwe won'thave to worry so much about people coming for our guns???
    YUP!
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    GLENGLOCKER wrote:
    How about more gun owners start becoming politically aware, thenwe won'thave to worry so much about people coming for our guns???
    +3

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    I say that we should go to their "LIE IN" and when they are laying down, pull out our signs that say "All of these people could still be alive if someone had a concealed carry permit".

    Use them as examples for our cause.


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    ProShooter wrote:
    I say that we should go to their "LIE IN" and when they are laying down, pull out our signs that say "All of these people could still be alive if someone had a concealed carry permit".

    Use them as examples for our cause.

    Been there, done that.....January 21, 2008 - VCDL Lobby Day at the capital. According to an article I just read, somebody did it PEG at Tech yesterday (non-VCDL related).

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    ProShooter wrote:
    I say that we should go to their "LIE IN" and when they are laying down,

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    bayboy42 wrote:
    ProShooter wrote:
    I say that we should go to their "LIE IN" and when they are laying down, pull out our signs that say "All of these people could still be alive if someone had a concealed carry permit".

    Use them as examples for our cause.

    Been there, done that.....January 21, 2008 - VCDL Lobby Day at the capital. According to an article I just read, somebody did it PEG at Tech yesterday (non-VCDL related).
    Do you have a link? I was there and was going around to all the media I could find asking them not to report the protest or if they did to mention how the student body was against it.

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    Neplusultra wrote:
    bayboy42 wrote:
    ProShooter wrote:
    I say that we should go to their "LIE IN" and when they are laying down, pull out our signs that say "All of these people could still be alive if someone had a concealed carry permit".

    Use them as examples for our cause.

    Been there, done that.....January 21, 2008 - VCDL Lobby Day at the capital. According to an article I just read, somebody did it PEG at Tech yesterday (non-VCDL related).
    Do you have a link? I was there and was going around to all the media I could find asking them not to report the protest or if they did to mention how the student body was against it.
    What I meant to infer was that somebody stood near PEG at Tech yesterday and protested their protest.....and I do have a link thanks to one of OCDO's best...Mr. vt357:
    http://www.collegiatetimes.com/stori..._show_loophole

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    ProShooter wrote:
    I say that we should go to their "LIE IN" and when they are laying down, pull out our signs that say "All of these people could still be alive if someone had a concealed carry permit".

    Use them as examples for our cause.

    Great idea. One thing to remember is the press is always on there side so anything done like that should be done "with class" It was written in the State of The Gun that the gun rights folks were sneering and snickering at the lie in people. While the lie in people were not portrayed in a negative light.

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    vt357 wrote:
    Does this sound like a good idea or is it just too morally bankrupt to actually carry out?
    Uh, no. I prefer to stand for liberty.

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    Sounds like the lie-in folks didn't screw this one up... They might be learning... We must always remember that our side can be sensationalized and villianized much more easily by our opponents. Logic, statistics (thanks to people litke John Lott and Alan Korwin), and politeness are our best tools to educate the ignorant. In fact, if you haven't yet, everyone needs to go to Korwin's site and read about his 10 vs 1 debate at Duquesne university recently... They brought him as a voice of dissent in an otherwise anti-gun presentation and he really opened some people's minds...

    BTW, he mentions that Jim Brady wasn't in attendence because his wife Sarah was hospitalized... Not wishing ill on anyone, just reporting the news...

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    ODA 226 wrote:
    I think that it only lends creedance to the antis. I do like the idea of http://www.protesteasyvictims.com though!
    Ohhh - I LIKE that one! :celebrate

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