Tuesday, January 19, 2010

GOA's State of the Union review

From Gun Owners of America, recapping last year's battle for our rights:
By the end of the month, President Barack Obama is expected to give the State of the Union address.

Oh, what a year it's been.

It was almost a year ago that President Obama took his oath of office. But soon after he raised his right hand and promised to "preserve, protect and defend" the Constitution, Americans became engaged in the fight of their lives to safeguard their liberties. The extremist Obama administration began pushing an anti-gun, socialistic agenda of the kind that most Americans have not seen in their lifetimes.

The President began placing gun-hating radicals in high positions of power -- both in the executive department and in the courts -- and he pushed a socialistic gun control agenda that kept gun owners busy throughout 2009.

Yet through it all, Gun Owners of America rallied the troops to oppose the President each and every step of the way. Some battles we lost. Others we won. Some are still at a stalemate.

Regardless, this 2009 review should encourage you. It shows that even though every institution in Washington is slanted against us, we can slow down, stop or reverse the march towards gun control.

And, yes, Gun Owners of America has won some incredible victories. In some cases, our organization fought these battles alone -- although in truth, we haven't been alone because we represent thousands upon thousands of active gun owners like you who are all determined to preserve our liberties. ...

Read it here.

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