May 252010
 

GRNC campaign leads Marriott to say signs will be removed

Marriott appears to comply with gun boycott. Stay tuned for further information.

Grass Roots North Carolina began a “Don’t Buy” campaign against Marriott International after its Charlotte hotel took money from and then made inadvertent criminals of hundreds of gun owners by posting “no firearms” signs during the weekend of the NRA convention and GRNC’s “Gala for Gun Rights.” Marriott confessed to a prohibition on firearms in all of its properties, many of which were posted.

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May 242010
 
Friday, May 21, 2010
NRA’s 2010 Annual Meetings in Charlotte, North Carolina are now behind us and were, by all accounts, a great success. In an article on CharlotteObserver.com, Molly Hedrick of the Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority confirmed that the convention was “extremely successful.” In fact, the NRA event was the largest convention in Charlotte history. With crowds estimated at 70,000 to 85,000, the number of visitors amounted to the equivalent of North Carolina’s 10th biggest city, officials have said.

More Gunnies, Less Crime

Coincidence? I think not.

h/t Uncle

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May 202010
 

More Photos from Chris

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May 202010
 
 Orange Neck, Alan, Caleb’s Back, pdb, Uncle
Jay G, pdb, partially obscured by Caleb’s hand is his lovely wife, 
Lindsey – here (The View From North Central Idaho) for a non-obscured picture.

ChrisJoe HuffmanNewbius, Weer’d Beard, Alan (sneezing),
JayG, Breda, MikeW (ball cap)

???, ChrisJoe HuffmanNewbius, Weer’d Beard,
Wai – The Blazing Orange, Alan (dueling cameras), several question marks…
Weer’d Beard, Dixie, Adorable Baby, Chris, ???,  MikeW,  

Alan, JayG, Larry Weeks from Brownells, unix-jedi
 


Caleb, Gene, Unknown Charlotte Dood, Friend of Gene?
Dixie, Adorable Baby,  Chris, MikeW, ???, Jay G

Let me know if you recognize someone I missed! ‘Way too much fun!

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May 202010
 

Enjoy:

NRA Convention 2010

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May 182010
 

Photos from Chris

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