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Freedom of Speech and Gun Rights under attack

I've got bad news......

and America needs for you to take a few minutes of your time to sign a petition, call your two Senators and then call the 8 Senators in the Swing states.(If you live in one of them.) I really do not have to tell you that America is at a tipping point and sitting back and not taking action well, it is just not okay anymore. This administration is going to force everything and anything it can on us before the mid-terms when with God willing they will lose the Senate and we might slow them down.


Are you going to act?

     Monday night (yes, their first day back in DC), Harry Reid's attempt to muzzle pro-gun free speech with a new Constitutional amendment passed its first Senate vote with enough Republican support to secure the 2/3 needed for final passage.
     Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) said he'd re-visit gun control, but I didn't expect that he'd use the nuclear option.
      Fortunately, we've still got time to convince swing Senate Democrats and weak-kneed Republicans to change their minds before the final Senate vote happens in the next few days.
Gun-grabber Harry Reid is trying to change the rules of the gun control debate, and he's willing to gut the entire Constitution to do it!

     Reid scheduled a vote on "Senate Joint Resolution 19" for Monday, September 8th, at 6:00 PM. THE BAD NEWS IS THAT IT PASSED THE CLOTURE VOTE.

     SJR-19 is an amendment to the U.S. Constitution that would allow both federal and state governments to censor and regulate American's free speech when election time comes around.

The goal of Reid's Constitutional amendments is crystal clear:

     Block pro-gun groups like the National Association for Gun Rights, from exposing anti-gun lawmakers' records.

     That's because this amendment would devastate Americans' ability to band together to oppose gun control and expose anti-gun politicians for their voting records.

Under the Amendment:
***  The Federal and State governments can decide who is allowed to participate in elections, and who can't.
*** A State government could pass a law prohibiting you from sending a letter telling your friends about your favorite candidate.
*** NAGR, churches, and even political parties could be prohibited from informing you about a politician's voting record if it might "influence" an election.

     But, favored groups like labor unions would certainly be exempted, and Billionaire anti-gun activists like Michael Bloomberg won't have any trouble "working" the new system.

      That's why we need to stop this amendment now, before it goes anywhere and why we all need to sign this Emergency Fax Petition against SJR-19

     SJR-19 will be a threat to our free speech.

     So far, the only thing stopping Reid from ignoring NAGR and the millions of pro-gun activists nationwide is that pesky First Amendment.

     Without our ability to mobilize grass rights activists and hold anti-gunners accountable for their actions, Harry Reid knows that he'll have a much easier time RAMMING Barack Obama's anti-gun agenda into law.

     But if SJR-19 becomes the 28th Amendment, all of that will change.

     It's not just a threat to your Second Amendment right, but it effectively eliminates the most vital First Amendment protections as well.

So, please sign your Emergency Fax Petition against SJR-19 by clicking here right away

Then, if you live in one of these swing-Senators' states, please let them know you're disappointed they voted to advance the anti-gun and anti-free speech Constitutional amendment on Monday.

Sen. Mark Begich (D-Alaska)
(202) 224-3004

Sen. Thad Cochran (R-Mississippi)
(202) 224-5054

Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-Louisiana)
(202) 224-5824

Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tennessee)
(202) 224-4944

Sen. Kay Hagan (D-North Carolina)
(202) 224-6342

Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine)
(202) 224-2523

Sen. Mark Udall (D-Colorado)
(202) 224-5941

Sen. Mark Pryor (D-Arkansas)
(202) 224-2353

Remember, the goal of this amendment is to eliminate our ability to band together to oppose gun control and expose anti-gun politicians for their voting records. It's vital we stop it now.

     We're going to make sure every gun owner who cares about the First and Second Amendments has their voice heard between now and then.

  When you're done, call or email your Senators and urge them to vote against SJR-19. The switchboard can be reached at (202) 224-3121. Or locate your specific Senator’s information by clicking on the link below:

Click on US Senate by state, then click on your state, then scroll down and click on your Senators names.



US Sen. Marco Rubio, FAX (202) 228-5171 – Phone (202) 224-3041 or (904) 398-8586
317 Hart Senate Office Building, Washington, DC 20510 or
1650 Prudential Dr., Suite 220, Jacksonville, FL 32207
Complete an email form at

US Sen. Bill Nelson, FAX (202) 228-2183 – Phone (202) 224-5274 or (904) 346-4500
716 Hart Senate Office Building, Washington, DC 20510 or
1301 Riverplace Blvd., Suite 2010, Jacksonville, FL 32207
Complete an email form at

     It's not just a threat to your Second Amendment right, but it effectively eliminates the most vital First Amendment protections as well.

     Not to mention that it would leave all of your other cherished freedoms on the lawmakers' chopping block.

Thanking you in advance for your prompt action on this issue.
There is no time to waste as it does appear that Harry Reid is eager to carry out his Anti-American agenda. In the middle of the night and full speed ahead!!!!

God Bless You and May God Bless Our America.


This is a list of how our Senator’s voted

U.S. Senate Roll Call Votes 113th Congress - 2nd Session
As compiled through Senate LIS by the Senate Bill Clerk under the direction of the Secretary of the Senate
Vote Summary
Question: On Cloture on the Motion to Proceed (Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to S.J.Res. 19 )

Vote Number: 259 Vote Date:

September 8, 2014, 06:31 PM
Required For Majority: 3/5 Vote Result: Cloture on the Motion to Proceed Agreed to

Vote Counts: YEAs 79
NAYs 18
Not Voting 3

Grouped by Home State

Alabama:                      Sessions (R-AL), Yea        Shelby (R-AL), Nay
Alaska:                         Begich (D-AK), Yea           Murkowski (R-AK), Not Voting
Arizona:                        Flake (R-AZ), Yea              McCain (R-AZ), Yea
Arkansas:                     Boozman (R-AR), Yea        Pryor (D-AR), Yea
California:                     Boxer (D-CA), Yea             Feinstein (D-CA), Yea
Colorado:                      Bennet (D-CO), Yea           Udall (D-CO), Yea
Connecticut:                 Blumenthal (D-CT), Yea      Murphy (D-CT), Yea
Delaware:                     Carper (D-DE), Yea            Coons (D-DE), Yea
Florida:                         Nelson (D-FL), Yea             Rubio (R-FL), Yea
Georgia:                       Chambliss (R-GA), Nay       Isakson (R-GA), Nay
Hawaii:                         Hirono (D-HI), Yea               Schatz (D-HI), Yea
Idaho:                           Crapo (R-ID), Nay               Risch (R-ID), Nay
Illinois:                         Durbin (D-IL), Yea               Kirk (R-IL), Yea
Indiana:                        Coats (R-IN), Yea                Donnelly (D-IN), Yea
Iowa:                            Grassley (R-IA), Yea           Harkin (D-IA), Yea
Kansas:                       Moran (R-KS), Yea              Roberts (R-KS), Nay
Kentucky:                    McConnell (R-KY), Yea        Paul (R-KY), Nay
Louisiana:                    Landrieu (D-LA), Yea           Vitter (R-LA), Yea
Maine:                         Collins (R-ME), Yea             King (I-ME), Yea
Maryland:                    Cardin (D-MD), Yea              Mikulski (D-MD), Yea
Massachusetts:           Markey (D-MA), Yea             Warren (D-MA), Yea
Michigan:                     Levin (D-MI), Yea               Stabenow (D-MI), Yea
Minnesota:                  Franken (D-MN), Yea         Klobuchar (D-MN), Yea
Mississippi:                 Cochran (R-MS), Yea         Wicker (R-MS), Yea
Missour:i                     Blunt (R-MO), Not Voting    McCaskill (D-MO), Yea
Montana:                    Tester (D-MT), Yea             Walsh (D-MT), Yea
Nebraska:                   Fischer (R-NE), Yea          Johanns (R-NE), Yea
Nevada:                      Heller (R-NV), Yea             Reid (D-NV), Yea
New Hampshire:          Ayotte (R-NH), Yea            Shaheen (D-NH), Yea
New Jersey:                Booker (D-NJ), Yea            Menendez (D-NJ), Yea
New Mexico:              Heinrich (D-NM), Yea         Udall (D-NM), Yea
New York:                  Gillibrand (D-NY), Not Voting    Schumer (D-NY), Yea
North Carolina:          Burr (R-NC), Yea                Hagan (D-NC), Yea
North Dakota:            Heitkamp (D-ND), Yea      Hoeven (R-ND), Yea
Ohio:                        Brown (D-OH), Yea             Portman (R-OH), Nay
Oklahoma:                Coburn (R-OK), Nay            Inhofe (R-OK), Nay
Oregon:                     Merkley (D-OR), Yea           Wyden (D-OR), Yea
Pennsylvania:            Casey (D-PA), Yea              Toomey (R-PA), Nay
Rhode Island:            Reed (D-RI), Yea                Whitehouse (D-RI), Yea
South Carolina:         Graham (R-SC), Yea           Scott (R-SC), Nay
South Dakota:          Johnson (D-SD), Yea           Thune (R-SD), Nay
Tennessee:               Alexander (R-TN), Yea          Corker (R-TN), Yea
Texas:                      Cornyn (R-TX), Yea               Cruz (R-TX), Nay
Utah:                        Hatch (R-UT), Yea                 Lee (R-UT), Nay
Vermont:                  Leahy (D-VT), Yea                Sanders (I-VT), Yea
Virginia:                   Kaine (D-VA), Yea               Warner (D-VA), Yea
Washington:           Cantwell (D-WA), Yea      Murray (D-WA), Yea
West Virginia:         Manchin (D-WV), Yea      Rockefeller (D-WV), Yea
Wisconsin:              Baldwin (D-WI), Yea            Johnson (R-WI), Nay
Wyoming:               Barrasso (R-WY), Nay         Enzi (R-WY), Nay

This site will give you a look at the bills action to include summary, amendments, etc.

Cspan video of Senator Roberts explaining how SJRes 19 will silence free speech:

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