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Gabriel Razzano

November 6, 2012:

"... Gabriel Razzano was guilty of no crime, was never charged with any crime, and was never even arrested; the Nassau County Police Department just showed up at his home the day after he visited the local offices of Rep. Carolyn Mc Carthy. Even so, the Police Department confiscated his heirloom pistols and rifles, leaving him with no avenue to recover these rifles." From the volunteer educational organization S.C.O.P.E.

Gabriel Razzano is finally granted some relief from over bearing government action and apparently with no thanks to Carolyn McCarthy. When it takes attorneys and court action to make government comply with its own rules, you know you are voting for the wrong representatives. Click here for more details. Try doing enough research to find the whole story. It is not easy finding all the facts in this case. Now imagine what Gabriel Razzano had to go through to secure his basic 1st, 2nd, 4th and 14th Amendment rights. His fight not only protected his rights but likely will help to keep you safer from intrusive and illegal government action. Now ask yourself, "Where was Carolyn McCarthy in all this?" In my opinion she clings to the socialist and communist view that ordinary citizens have no right to defend themselves and their families against violent criminal activity. A view that devasted her own family. A view that seems to be shared by George Soros, Rebecca Peters and almost all of the United Nations.

November 21, 2009
Fort Hood:

Dear Ms McCarthy, How do you sleep at night knowing that you are part of a team that creates situations where Americans can be slaughtered by criminals or whackos or terrorists like Hasan. The carnage continues and yet you cling to and even want to increase the very gun control laws that make it possible for these mass murderers to commit their heinous deeds. How about you people who keep re-electing a person who is in such deep denial? How have so many Americans lost the basic values which have made our country the strongest and most prosperous and most generous country on the planet? Irresponsible borrowing and spending, socialized medicine, gun control and on and on. How far into the tank do we have to sink and how dark does it have to get before you see the light?

Lincoln Pickard
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Why are law abiding New Yorkers so willing to give up the very right that keeps Americans safe from tyrants, whackos and criminals. New Yorkers elect people like Hillary Clinton, Chuck Schumer and Carolyn McCarthy who in my opinion would readily put all Americans in the very dangerous position of being unable to legally own a firearm. The individual right to keep and bear arms protects our Constitution including the Bill of Rights which is the foundation which guarantees that our god given or natural rights will not be taken away by government. In this video Chuck Schumer seems to be listening but in my opinion I don't think he can hear what is being said. Do you understand the function that the Second Amendment plays in guaranteeing our safety and security?

Is this a case where exercising your First Amendment rights can jeopardize your Second Amendment rights? Is Congressperson McCarthy this paranoid? If this story is true which Stephanie at the magazine confirmed, I hope Congresswoman Carolyn McCarthy doesn't treat all of her law abiding gun owners this way. Google Gabriel Razzano for more details. No comment from the Congresswoman's office because of pending litigation.

February 15, 2008:
Illinois with some of the most restrictive gun laws in the country hosts another mass killing. In my opinion the "gun free zones" promoted, endorsed and created by gun control fanatics like Carolyn McCarthy, Bob Filner, Chuck Schumer, Ted Kennedy, Hillary Clinton, Dianne Feinstein, John Kerry, Paul Helmke, the Illinois Council Against Handgun Violence, Sarah Brady and her group, etc. provided another lunatic with a venue where he was able to kill 5 innocent American citizens and wound 16 more. When will these people who want to take guns away from law abiding citizens be held accountable for these preventable deaths? How many gun deaths will it take in "gun free zones" before the lunacy stops? How much blood must drip from the hands of these "do-gooder" gun control fanatics before they recognize the carnage their work and policies are inflicting on their fellow citizens? When will the American people recognize that a gun carried by a qualified, law abiding fellow citizen can and will prevent crime and save lives? When will the people say, "Stop! We have seen enough! It is time to issue Concealed Carry Weapons permits (CCW's) to responsible law abiding American citizens who ask for them!" How many more must die before this responsible common sense progressive solution is demanded by the American people?

December 9, 2007:
Armed church staff member probably saves many lives.
Fortunately a church in Colorado Springs was not a "Gun Free Zone". While tragedy struck this church and its members, the criminal murderer was cut down by an armed security staff member before this armed criminal gun man could do the kind of damage done in Omaha, Columbine or Virginia Tech.

We should be working on ways to stop any crazed fellow citizen before he or she embarks on a criminal path that could put many of us at risk of being harmed or killed.

We as citizens need a mechanism in place that will stop any criminal once he or she has decided to slaughter many of their fellow citizens. A way of stopping any one of them before they are given the chance to put dozens of us at risk of being hurt or killed. A CCW (Concealed Carry Weapons permit) and a firearm in the hands of qualified law abiding citizens gives us the best chance of keeping us all a little safer. Is it too much to ask that our politicians work to put laws in place that make it a little safer to walk the streets and other public areas of our great country?

We always live with risk. There is no way to fine tune the system to make life perfectly safe. The culture that has developed under the U.S. Constitution and Bill of Rights has provided us with one of the safest places to live on our planet. When we have Freedom we are more inclined to protect and respect each other. A Free Man knows that his liberty depends on his fellow citizens also being free. Under our law, government is mandated to curtail the rights of criminals and to protect the rights of law abiding citizens as specified in the U.S. Constitution and Bill of Rights. Our representatives have taken an oath to provide us with a government that does just that!

December 5, 2007:
Another "Gun Free Zone" becomes the scene of a mass murder.
Once again too many of our citizens, this time in Omaha, Nebraska, faced a crazed gunman named Robert Hawkins and there was no law abiding citizen with a CCW (Concealed Carry Weapons Permit) and a firearm to put down this "wild dog" who was killing his fellow human beings. Will Ms. McCarthy finally start supporting laws that require Sheriffs and Police Chiefs to issue a CCW to qualified law abiding citizens who request one or will she continue to ask for more and more gun control laws that continue to put us at a greater and greater risk of becoming a victim of a criminal? If Robert Hawkins hadn't run out of stomach for killing other human beings and then killed himself, this tragedy could have been two, three or four times worse than it was. How many more of these tragedies will it take before Ms. McCarthy starts working to stop these unnecessary mass killings?

Quote from Ted Nugent at CNN: "... Columbine gun-free zone, New York City pizza shop gun-free zone, Luby's Cafeteria gun-free zone, Amish school in Pennsylvania gun-free zone and now Virginia Tech gun-free zone.

Anybody see what the evil Brady Campaign and other anti-gun cults have created? ..."

Hey folks, have you ever heard of a killing massacre at a Gun Show, a Pistol Range or a Police Station? Not likely. Criminal mass murderers are given play grounds in which to fulfill their dreams of mass murder. The likes of Chuck Schumer, Carolyn McCarthy, Ted Kennedy, Hillary Clinton and Bob Filner help promote and create these gun free zones that set up the opportunity for any whack job to kill dozens of our most innocent citizens.

Is anyone being held responsible for allowing these mass murders to occur? The liberal (progressive?) media and press cover it up by saying nothing can be done. This same press rarely if ever reports on law abiding citizens who use defensive guns to stop criminals from committing rapes, robberies and murder. Instead they demand even more gun control and more "gun free zones". Wake up folks! Criminals don't respect "gun free zones", in fact these gun free zones allow criminals to run safe and free while committing their dastardly deeds. They know it will take police at least 15 or 20 minutes to show up. The politicians shed the tears and like crazy people demand more and more of the same laws which have created the problem. Is anyone holding them accountable? Not yet. Legally they go scot-free. We, the voters, keep giving them the power to impose their insanity on all of us.

The tragedy of all these unnecessary deaths that rips apart families and puts communities in fear, allows me not to remain silent any longer. These mass murder enablers need to be held accountable for their words and for their actions. They must be brought face to face with the consequences of their words and their actions. No longer can we afford their deranged thinking about gun control. A definition of insane is ... Doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.

In my opinion Ms McCarthy must face the fact that if a law abiding citizen or two had been on that Long Island train that fateful day with a Concealed Carry Weapons permit and a loaded firearm, her two loved ones might both be healthy and alive today and Colin Ferguson would be history. In my opinion she should be fighting to stop insane gun control laws if she really wants to honor the memory of the loved one she lost and the one shot and hurt by Colin Ferguson. It could even be argued that Colin Ferguson would never have attempted his crime if he knew any average citizen with a legal firearm could waste him a second after he fired the first round at an innocent citizen. Ms McCarthy, it is a horrible thing to face, but for the sake of the innocent people who will continue to die because of your work in trying to control the ownership of guns by law abiding citizens, please do not work to put more people in the risky situation that your two loved ones faced when there was no one there to put down that wild dog known as Colin Ferguson.

Click here to read the rest of Ted Nugent's article.

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Lincoln Pickard

More armed Texans only help create a safer state

Gun Free Zones - Boon or Tragedy?

Are people who work creating gun free zones making us safer or are they just using our fears to manipulate us into giving up more of our freedoms to their ever more intrusive rules? Rules and laws that are used to control who we are and how we live. Remember 9/11? September 11, 2001 happened because some of us fear competent, trained, law abiding citizens who carry a concealed firearm. Especially a concealed weapon on an airplane. Some people would tremble in fear if they thought the person next to them on an airplane was carrying a concealed firearm. This irrational fear exists despite the fact that people who have been issued a Concealed Carry Weapons permit in our country have proven to be some of the most law abiding honest rational citizens in our country. What price have we paid for this unreasonable fear? Almost 3,000 of our people died on September 11, 2001 because there were no law abiding citizens there with Concealed Carry Weapons permits and firearms to stop the 20 deranged jihadi Muslims as they used box cutters to commandeer 4 of our commercial airplanes and then flew three of these airplanes into three of our high profile buildings. We didn't lack for heroes as was proven on that fourth airplane. We allowed fear to interfere with our faith in our fellow law abiding citizens.

Consider this: everyday that we climb into our cars and drive upon our highways we are demonstrating a great faith in the ability of our fellow citizens to act rationally and competently. Mostly that faith is rewarded. A car is as deadly a weapon as any concealed carry firearm.

More unintended consequences: since 9/11 we have lost over 3,000 more of our best and brightest citizens while they were fighting in Iraq and Afghanistan because we have allowed our fears to create gun free zones. Wars that would not have happened without the mass murder that occurred on 9/11/2001 by suicidal jihadists. A mass murder that could have been prevented by law abiding citizens with Concealed Carry Weapons permits and firearms. That's some 6000 dead and counting because we don't trust our fellow law abiding citizens. Tens of thousands have lost body parts or been otherwise debilitated in the Mideast war because we allowed our fear to interfere with our faith in our fellow competent law abiding citizens. Many more of our citizens have had their lives disrupted because they were needed to fight our current war.

Thousands more are suffering from lung illnesses and respiratory diseases caused by the soot and toxins spewed into the air when the World Trade Center Buildings collapsed. Some have developed cancer. Too many people have died since 9/11 and more will die because they have breathed the contaminated air created by handful of Jihadi Muslims who set out to kill some infidels. A disaster that occurred because of our gun free zones. A few defensive firearms in the hands of law abiding qualified American citizens could have prevented the worst attack America has experienced on its own soil. An attack that could have been curtailed with the application of a little common sense, a little courage. No one is being held accountable for leaving our citizens helpless in the gun free zones created by pandering weak kneed politicians. How many more of these tragedies will it take before enough Americans start demanding that politicians stop undermining our Bill of Rights and give us a country where deranged madmen no longer have a safe window of opportunity to kill and injure scores of our citizens. Unjustified fear continues to take its toll on the fabric of our society.

Some might say, "Well, Saddam Hussein and his two sons would still be alive and inflicting their terror on the citizens of Iraq." Small consolation to the thousands of families that have been and will continue to pay the price that is demanded when any war is fought. Also, remember if Saddam Hussein were alive, he would still be selling oil illegally on the black market. We would still be paying $1.50 per gallon for gas as he continued to undercut his competition in order to illegally sell Iraqi oil on the World market. I argue another cost of our fear of guns is paying $3.00 plus per gallon of gas. How about the hundreds of billions of dollars (heading toward a Trillion Dollars as reported on the news) we have spent on executing the war. How much healthier would our country be today if those resources had been used creatively and productively, (repairing bridges, building roads to relieve congestion, and used for other infrastructure needs) instead of squandered on a war that I argue could have been prevented if we had exhibited a little more faith in our fellow law abiding citizens. The fear that leads us to create gun free zones has been very costly. Very costly indeed! Gun Free Zones have many unintended consequences. President Franklin D. Roosevelt may have said it best, "We have nothing to fear, but fear itself."

I wouldn't have written this article if I didn't see a solution to our problem in Iraq. I believe our goal is to allow a society to develop in Iraq that is controlled by its citizens. I believe we want a government in Iraq that is accountable to its citizens and not a government ruled by a dictator that can be manipulated by outside forces, who can sponsor terrorist activities or be toppled by a coup d'etat. Hey, if we wanted a dictator in Iraq, Saddam Hussein could have been left in power or we could have left Iraq after he was executed. I believe we want a government in Iraq that is accountable to its citizens. Residents of a country need to feel empowered and they need to be empowered if they wish to be citizens. Having the right to vote for your leaders is one of the key elements in being a citizen and not a subject of the government which runs your country. Being able to freely express yourself with your speech and your writings is also essential if the citizens are going to control their government. To be a citizen you must feel safe and secure in your own home. Free of unlawful and undeserved intrusion by your government or any criminal element. The people of Iraq will need to feel they are invested in their government and have the ability to control their destiny. We cannot give this to them. Iraqi citizens need to learn to live peacefully with each other. They must be willing to pay the price of being good citizens. Citizens need to believe they have earned the right to control their own destiny or that their own god has given them that right. The one right a human being must have in order to be a citizen is the right to have a firearm that can be used to defend oneself and one's family against any criminal who would use force to take one's life or the life of loved ones. A weapon that when owned and possessed by most citizens will discourage any government from violating, infringing or abridging by force any of the other rights of its honest law abiding citizens. A weapon that when owned by most citizens, will discourage any foreign invader from even thinking about attacking its neighbor. A government cannot realistically build an army big enough to take away the rights of all its citizens when those citizens are well versed in the use of firearms and have a legal right to possess a firearm and accompanying ammunition. We, the U.S.A., need to arm every willing, adult, law abiding Iraqi man and woman with say a 9 millimeter firearm and provide each of these Iraqi citizens with 1000 rounds of ammunition. A 9mm is probably not the best weapon to carry into a combat situation. But if your hiding and protecting yourself and your family a 9 mm firearm can be an effective deterrent when legally owned by each responsible adult in your community. Our military can teach each Iraqi man and woman how to safely and effectively use their new firearm. We may want to teach a few law abiding mechanically inclined Iraqi citizens how to repair 9 mm firearms and give them the tools and parts to keep all 9 mm firearms in good working condition. Regular target practice being mandatory for a couple of months. In a short time there will only be peace loving Iraqi citizens. Citizens who respect the rights and the space of their fellow citizens. Citizens who have earned the right to feel safe and secure in their homes. Citizens who will not allow another Saddam Hussein to terrorize and murder their law abiding friends and family. You will have an Iraq that will take a responsible roll in the Mideast. A country that wants peace, a country that will not allow another country to invade it. A country that may choose Freedom!

Remember, residents of a land cannot be free citizens without the ability to defend themselves against any criminal element. Governments have proven themselves to be irresponsible and abusive to their people when those people allow themselves to be disarmed. Citizens without the legal right to own a leathal weapon or firearm will soon lose their ability to determine how they will be governed. They will soon be living in fear of criminals, thugs and "brown shirts" who will terrorize their lives. Governments can then use that fear to manipulate their people.

Lincoln Pickard

P.S. If we want a free Iraq we might also consider standing up the Iraqi army and making them self sufficient as suggested by presidential candidate Duncan Hunter.

Outdoor Life: In your view, does the Second Amendment protect the individualís right to own firearms? Why or why not?

John Kerry: Yes. As a hunter and a gun owner, I believe that law-abiding American adults have the right to own firearms. As President, I will defend the Second Amendment right of law-abiding American adults to own firearms.

However, those of you who are fanatic gun control zealots can rest easy. Despite his seeming assertions to the contrary, John Kerry it seems has never missed a chance to vote in favor of controlling the guns of average law-abiding American adults. And John Kerry fans needn't worry about his recent geese hunting trip. As hunter Harold Hough has said, "... Kerry's hunting credentials sound like a cheap decoy to snare the votes of unsuspecting hunters." Devotees of John Kerry must stay the course and not listen or pay much attention to what John Kerry is saying during the final weeks before election day. He needs to say what is necessary to get elected so he can carry out the real plans on his agenda. Obama - Stay the course folks - Barack Obama is one of the most anti-gun public officials in the country. Like with Kerry, in my opinion, you can safely ignore his claim to support the 2nd Amendment.

Lincoln Pickard

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