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Huge thanks to GOAL for the Legislative shoot yesterday

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by 454MAG, May 11, 2013.

  1. 454MAG

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    Huge thanks to Jim Wallace, the guys from Smith and Wesson, Kahr, Thompson, and all of the volunteers who helped to make the event a huge success. The GOAL volunteers took a day off from work and offered up their own guns to teach the Mass legislators firearm safety and techniques. They all learned a lot no matter what their skill level going in, and they all had a great time. Many were first time shooters.

    Here is Rep Shaunna O'Connell shooting NES's own eddie coyles S+W 500 with his custom loads. Yes she actually hit the target at 100 yds with that shot.

    Too bad more of the "evil" legislators did not show up to learn how much fun and safe shooting can be.
     
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    Rotaryrocket NES Member

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    Thanks GOAL. You guys are great...and Gals
     
  3. 454MAG

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    One more of Rep Shaunna O'Connell on the trap range.
     
  4. gearjunky13

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    Ha ha thats sweet.

    well at least there more informed, now lets see what they do with this new found knowledge and understanding,

    if they came out of this with a more positive outlook on firearms there is a possibility they could sway there peers who did not show up too possibly look into going next time
     
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  5. nlm38

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    Thank you GOAL!
     
  6. Hoover

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    Rep Shaunna O'Connell is fantastic. She is a tireless worker to end the welfare boondoggle in MA. Heck of shot by her in the first pic.
     
  7. Shire Guy

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    Thank you GOAL members! Anyone know how many legislators participated?
     
  8. Knob Creek

    Knob Creek NES Member

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    She really is a great Rep.
     
  9. taz-2005

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    I was always curious about these. Do any of the anti legislators ever attend or is it just the pro-gun crowd?

    Either way good job GOAL, this is good press that will never get reported.
     
  10. headednorth

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    I doubt it. Whats in it for them? Thats their angle ,theyre playing to anti constituents. The last thing they need is pics of them shooting with smiles on their faces.
     
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    True, you will never get the hard core Progs there. But the objective is to educate the ignorant, so I'm curious if that has been successful.
     
  12. 454MAG

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    In my opinion one of the biggest benefits I have seen the last couple are the large number of legislative staffers who are young college kids who have never shot before that have a great time and learn how much fun shooting is. Only takes a couple hours of shooting to completely reform the liberal brainwashing they got in college. Many of these aides and staffers go on to run for office themselves.
    Hey go easy on the Shaunna comments -- we have been married for 16 years.
     
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    [rofl]Busted.
     
  14. rutilate

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    Great pic!
    I've shot that S&W 500 and I don't remember it being that BIG! Good on her for trying out that monster!
     
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    I miss seeing him around here.
     
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    Thank you, GOAL.
     
  17. jarhead66

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    [smile]

    And she's a left handed shot too!!!! She could borrow George Peterson's gun, he's a lefty also. I'm in love.
     
  18. RichM

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    Nice job, GOAL! How many reps were at the shoot?
     
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    Thank you, GOAL! Great idea and great event. Every single politician should be compelled to undertake something like this before they are allowed to speak on 2A-related issues. There's just far too much ignorance out there.
     
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    grats to you! i was going to comment asking if they only took pics of the hotties shooting or she was the only pol brave enough to participate.
    Awesome shots either way and i'm sorry i didn't attend. I see my nephew and his friends, all recent grads and CPAs shooting and it gives me hope for that generation. We need those young energetic and intelligent ambassadors for our sport.
     
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    This is the rep for my district.[puke] Her name is Denise Andrews

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    Here is her opinion on MSR
    She proudly signed on as a co-sponsor to Linskys bill

    Her thoughts on hunting:http://www.northeastshooters.com/vbulletin/hunting-trapping-fishing-forum/175927-denise-andrews-hunting.html
     
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    Is this a total stealth thing? How did I not see anything about this until it was over?
     
  23. rsal452

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    I was wondering the same thing!
     
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  24. headednorth

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    Yeah, good point. Tend to sometimes see things in terms of pro vs. anti and forget theres a lot of non's in the middle.
     
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    You are a lucky guy. She is breath of fresh air in this cesspool of corruption. Please let her know there are many citizens of Mass that are aware of her efforts and thank her for us.
     
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  27. gearjunky13

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    Let me know if you find one for her, many here would be interested to know what it looks like [rofl]
     
  28. FSTC

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    Well, the pic made the front page of the Athol Daily News.
    Here is her response.
     
  29. Shire Guy

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    Regarding her position
    on gun control, she said,
    “I’m very clear on where I
    am on balancing gun control,
    gun safety, public safety,
    protection of police, enforcement
    of current gun
    laws, safe communities
    where our kids can go to
    school or families can go to
    cinemas, accountability to
    ensure that by all the people
    that are involved in making
    that happen, and evolving
    [and doing] that in a balanced
    way so that we also
    can enjoy hunting, sport
    [and] light trapshooting,
    and figure out those answers
    together.”


    Wow! Run-on sentence much? Typical left wing, mindless dribble.
    [puke]
     
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    Thanks for the great event, GOAL! And hats off to everyone that attended. [thumbsup]
     

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