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  1. I just read today that J. Guthrie of the Sportsman's Channel Modern Sporting Rifles died April 12, 2013. Guthrie, age 37, passed away in his sleep. He is survived by his wife and two children. Guthrie had teamed up with Dick Metcalf to co-host Modern Sporting Rifles, the first show of its kind about the AR 15 platform. Guthrie was also a noted outdoor writer who was featured in Guns and Ammo magazine as well as the NRA's American Rifleman. Those of us who shoot and hunt with the AR 15 have lost a true friend. Our deepest condolences go out to his family and friends.
  2. Approximately 500 to 600 patriots turned out on a blistery cold and snowy day to exercise their First Amendment rights. A variety of speakers that included Skip Coryell, founder of the 2nd Amendment March, a bevy of State Legislators, gun rights activists and law enforcement officials were also on hand to encourage and motivate the faithful. Participants were encouraged to spread the message to those who have taken a neutral stance on gun rights and take them to a local range for some hands on firearm instruction. As an interesting side note, 7 school tours were scheduled on the same day. Unnamed state officials called the schools in advance and told them about the 2nd Amendment March taking place as well and all 7 school tours cancelled. They were apparently afraid that the school kids would be traumatized by all the open carry of AR 15 rifles and shotguns. As to the children's safety, I believe they would be safer there than in their "gun free zone" schools. Two State of Michigan Troopers were on hand to monitor the gathering. As one bystander said, "The gun rights people were more well behaved than the unions and teachers who have participated recently at that Capitol."
  3. Click on Home Scroll down to AT EASE general discussion Go to Soapbox Political Discussion Forum then to "Protecting the 2nd Amendment.... Sorry for the goose chase.
  4. A long read, but worth it. Pass it on! http://www.professionalsoldiers.com/forums/showthread.php?=486159#post486159
  5. Approximately 600 attended the Guns Across American Rally on Saturday, January 19, 2013. On April 19, 2010, the 2nd Amendment Rally drew 300. From a state that boasts 750,000 deer hunters and many many more law abiding firearms owners this is just not going to cut it. Besides, the 2nd Amendment is not about hunting. Our message must be Loud and Clear. No more restrictions! Your attendance is critical. I know many of you work. However, you can call in sick or take a personal day. Better yet, just come until 12:00 noon. Bring your sons and daughters. They will learn more about America and what She stands for than any civics, government or history class. What we do (or not do) today will affect their future.
  6. Michigan's Second Amendment March www.secondamendmentmarch.com Mark your schedules! Reserve the day off work! Michigan's Second Amendment March will be held on Wednesday, March 20 at Michigan's Capitol. We anticipate several thousand gun owners will be at the march. The march will begin at 9:30 a.m. with a sidewalk procession from the corner of Michigan and Pennsylvania to the Capitol. From 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., people will meet with their state representatives. Musical entertainment and pro-gun speakers will take the stage from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. From 1 p.m. until 2 p.m., people will meet with their state senators. The Michigan Legislature is in session that day. We'll be showing them the political strength of Michigan's legal gun owners. The march is being organized by Skip Coryell's Second Amendment March and jointly promoted and funded by the Michigan Coalition for Responsible Gun Owners, Michigan Open Carry, Michigan Gun Owners and Michigan Students for Concealed Carry. A volunteer form is now up and running on the home page at Second Amendment March Volunteer Form. If you are interested in assisting at the march, please use the form on that page to sign up.
  7. The following Supreme Court candidates are endorsed by the Michigan Coalition for Responsible Gun Owners (MCRGO): Markman, Zhara and O' Brien. They adhere to the MI Constitution as well as the US Constitution and do not believe in legislating from the bench. Also their support of the 2nd Amendment is well documented. Please give them your consideration on November 6..Oh yeah, and don't forget to VOTE!!
  8. The deadline for reservations for the D.C. bus trip is quickly approaching! Contact Mitchell Motor Coach of Bay City for the April 17 - 20 trip to our Nation's Capitol. Reservations must be called in immediately to make the March 15th deadline. Contact Lori at 800 222-8054 or mitchellbus1983@aol.com for details. The motorcoach departs Bay City on Saturday, April 17th and arrangements can be made to meet the bus along the way. Trip cost includes 2 nights lodging at a Comfort Inn in addition to a D.C. city tour on Sunday. The March (Rally) takes place on Monday, April 19th from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM at the Washington Monument. The bus leaves immediately following. Join us for this historic event and opportunity to celebrate the Amendment that makes the others possible!
  9. The Sleepy Hollow Conservation Club of St. Johns, MI will host a 2nd Amendment Town Hall Meeting Saturday, September 12, 2009. The event will open with a trap shoot at 10:00 AM. Lunch will be available on site and the Town Hall meeting will follow. All proceeds from the trap shoot, lunch merchandise sales will go to the 2nd Amendment March organization. Families are encouraged to attend and activites will include a kids fishing contest. The meeting will adjourn at 3:00 PM. For directions, go to http://secondamendmentmarch.com.
  10. I'm using 50 grain Hornady V-Max in my AR and Handi-Rifle in .223 Rem. 24 grains of H322 and CCI small rifle primers. Does a real nice job on tipping woodchucks over. For practice, I use Winchester 55 grain FMJ.
  11. I've owned a 608 for a number of years and have been extremely satisfied with it. I've taken two whitetails with it and a number of varmints. I put a multi-reticle red dot scope on it (the old peepers aint what they used to be) and have been very happy with the accuracy.
  12. Just a reminder to go to http://secondamendmentmarch.com. Town Hall Meetings are being organized and scheduled. Go to the site and sign up for the newsletter. Donate or volunteer. Hey, its only our right to own, shoot and defend ourselves! Tell them the Silverfox sent you.
  13. Best of luck on the rest of your vacation. However, your name has been placed in nomination for the "Clark Griswold" Vacation Nightmare Sweepstakes. May you find yourself in a swimming pool with Christy Brinkley.!
  14. Hmm this crow tastes...like crow! Wait till next year!
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