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North Dakota: Fargo Mayor Dennis Walaker to Skip MAIG Event on Monday

Friday, July 26, 2013

On Monday, July 29, “Mayors Against Illegal Guns” (MAIG) - a national gun ban group founded and funded by anti-gun extremist New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg - will hold an anti-gun event in Fargo.  North Dakota’s only member of MAIG is Fargo Mayor Dennis Walaker, who has announced that he will not be attending this event.  According to Walaker, he is not an active member of MAIG and has faced extreme opposition to his decision to join from residents in North Dakota.

While the NRA still looks forward to the day when Mayor Walaker will officially resign from MAIG, it is a positive step forward that he is refraining from participation in this event by a group seeking to impose an anti-gun agenda at the federal level through Congress and in North Dakota.

In his official capacity as Mayor, Walaker should not associate with a national gun ban group that:

Please take a moment to thank Mayor Walaker for avoiding this event and respectfully urge him to do as many of his fellow mayors have and resign from MAIG.

Contact Mayor Dennis Walaker:

Phone:  701-241-1310

E-mail: DWalaker@cityoffargo.com

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