I Am A Gun Owner

Eric in NOLA

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22 Responses to I Am A Gun Owner

  1. avatarTyler Kee says:

    Excellent!

  2. avatarLarry says:

    Nice

  3. avatarkb says:

    I am enjoying the creativity in the last few IAAGO’s.

  4. avatarMatt says:

    Probably my favorite one yet. Well said, Eric!

  5. avatarNick says:

    Well said and thank you, Eric.

  6. avatarHuman Being says:

    A man with which not to eff…

  7. avatarBlinkyPete says:

    Excellent success stories!

  8. avatarSD3 says:

    Well done, Eric.

  9. avatarJames C says:

    Eric – you make me proud to be an American!

  10. avatarBilly Wardlaw says:

    That’s great Eric. Glad to hear from you.

    I would like to point out that the NRA is decidedly NOT a civil rights organization, and the ACLU is Anti Second Amendment. Just a thought.

    • avatarEric_in_NOLA says:

      I do not agree with everything that the NRA does nor do I support everything the ACLU does. Both, by and large, take positions that I agree with and thus I support them with my membership and dues.

      The ACLU of LA has supported several gun owners in their suits against government entities. Here is one, a Google search for ACLU and Louisiana will show more. All politics are local.

      http://www.nola.com/crime/index.ssf/2012/03/dismissal_of_gun-rights_suit_u.html

      • avatarBlinkyPete says:

        I didn’t join the NRA until recently just because of that… you make excellent points for people that are still in my old mindset.

  11. avatarjwm says:

    Welcome Eric and have you ever considered moving? Your hood sounds a little off the hook.

  12. avatarAlphaGeek says:

    Eric, that’s easily the best gun-owner statement sheet yet.

    Much respect for supporting both NRA and ACLU. I think there are a lot of folks who are confused about the ACLU’s priorities, because the broader civil rights work I see them doing is just as important as that done by the 2A-focused orgs.

  13. avatarRandy Drescher says:

    It’s great that you are here Eric, Randy

  14. avatarLance says:

    Im with you awesome for you post thank you for your service!!!!

  15. avatarMark N. says:

    NOLA? I thought that city ceased to exist. I haven’t been back since before Katrina., but a college buddy of mine was there a year later and was pretty stunned. At least one of my friends foolishly tried to ride it out–and did not make it. Nearly three hundred years later, it is still a ridiculous place to build a city. Nice to see Nagin getting his just desserts. If only they could take down the NOPD too.

    • Yup we are still here. We are having a little football game next week, you may see it in TV.

      Re: silly place to build a city- this place has been inhabited since right around the time Humans first walked past it. No sillier than Hoboken, NJ or L.A. (and I don’t mean lower Alabama).

      Sorry your friend did not make it though Katrina.

      I usually evacuate for the storms and then make a quick return. Stayed for a few- it is no joke- many ways to die during the storm- during Isaac I watched my neighbor’s slate roof become a death machine. Imagine 15 baseball pitching machines oscillating like a lawns sprinklers and randomly hurling slate roof tiles like ninja throwing stars. Unpleasant.

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