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Posted on June 20, 2008
One of the most basic rights we as lawful Americans enjoy is the right to defend our families and ourselves. The right to self-defense should not end simply because one crosses an invisible boundary line and enters a national park or wildlife refuge.
This is the current, dangerous situation that will continue to exist, however, if you don’t take action right now.
The U.S. Department of the Interior has issued a proposed rule to eliminate, once and for all, this prohibition on Right-to-Carry in national parks and wildlife refuges. NRA is leading the effort to change this policy and we are very close to winning this important battle.
These new rules cannot take effect until after a period of public comment. And make no mistake; our opponents are aggressively ramping up their efforts to try to convince the Secretary of the Interior to reverse his decision.
To combat this effort, you must take a few moments to submit comments on this issue by June 30, 2008, by going to this web site: http://www.regulations.gov/fdmspublic/component/main?main=SubmitComment&o=090000648053d497.
You may also mail your comments to:
Public Comments ProcessingAttn: 1024-AD70Division of Policy and Directives ManagementU.S. Fish and Wildlife Service4401 N. Fairfax Drive, Suite 222Arlington, VA 22203
Your comments will have the most impact if you use your own words. To assist you in drafting your comments, keep the following points in mind:
Remember, all comments must be received by June 30. Submit your comments TODAY!
Please share this information with your family, friends, and fellow firearm owners and encourage them to act on this issue RIGHT AWAY by sending comments of their own!
In the meantime, please make sure you are currently registered to vote. For information on voter registration, including voter registration applications, click here. Also, please make sure you are plugged in with your local NRA-ILA Election Volunteer Coordinator (EVC) and his or her grassroots efforts to provide campaign volunteers to candidates who support our Right to Keep and Bear Arms. To identify and contact your EVC, click here.
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