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IL “CONTRIBUTES” TO GUN RIGHTS: SAF collects nearly a quarter million from anti-gun Illinois

August 8, 2016

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A picture is worth a thousand words.

Or, in this case, about 225 thousand words.

From the SAF Facebook post:

We got a nice surprise today. From our 2012 victory in Moore v. Madigan. The ruling declared the right to self-defense is “broader than the right to have a gun in one’s home.”

13 Responses to IL “CONTRIBUTES” TO GUN RIGHTS: SAF collects nearly a quarter million from anti-gun Illinois

  1. Mom With a Gun on August 8, 2016 at 9:42 pm

    Thank you Second Amendment Foundation for fighting the good fight and preserving the intentions of the patriots that crafted this right!

    • Curtis in IL on August 9, 2016 at 2:54 pm

      The right to keep and bear arms was a rather old concept when Madison included it in our Bill of Rights. It was part of the British Bill of Rights of 1689, predating ours by 100 years.

      The common belief of our founders was that we are born with our civil rights, including the right to self-defense. Constitutional phraseology can only limit the government’s ability to take from us what was already ours.

  2. Bill H on August 8, 2016 at 10:59 pm

    Politicians that won’t follow the Constitution cost taxpayers money. at least this is to a good cause. I hope the check doesn’t bounce.

  3. Doc on August 9, 2016 at 2:42 am

    One for us!

  4. Chris on August 9, 2016 at 9:40 am

    You can keep supporting the SAF even through liberal run operations like Amazon.

    Use smile.amazon.com to buy things on Amazon and setup the Second Amendment Foundation as your charity – a portion of each purchase is donated to the SAF.

    Just remember to use smile.amazon.com instead of http://www.amazon.com to make your purchase.

    Spread the word…

  5. Curtis in IL on August 9, 2016 at 2:55 pm

    So… the State of Illinois only takes four years to pay its bills.
    Good to know.

    • FormerParatrooper on August 9, 2016 at 6:40 pm

      Well, it takes 4 years for payment to people who are not going to burn the town down if the States misses the “benefit” payment. Otherwise, those payments are right on time.

  6. Dyspeptic Skeptic on August 10, 2016 at 5:13 pm

    You get a free SAF ball cap for a quarter mil $ check?

  7. Dragan on August 10, 2016 at 8:31 pm

    Very Happy:)

  8. 01-20-17 on August 10, 2016 at 10:02 pm

    Finally! My hard earned tax money going to a worthy cause for a change instead of welfare “entitlements”.

  9. Dennis Seals on August 11, 2016 at 8:52 pm

    Thank you, thank you! I selected SAF as my charity and spread the word to my mailing list.

  10. Jackie on August 12, 2016 at 8:45 pm

    Be advised HILLARY. You get in you touch this. And. You will pay dearly.

  11. Dennis S. on August 16, 2016 at 11:05 am

    So, how did my full name get published?