Thursday, July 31, 2014 at 10:00 AM through August 04, 2014Island County Fair Grounds in Langley, WA
Come join the NRA-ILA Booth at Whidbey Island County Fair in Langley, WA on July 31st-August 3rd! Volunteers are needed to help at the booth each day of the fair, where we will be giving out free NRA-ILA materials and getting the word out to vote No on Initiative 594!
To volunteer or for more information, please contact your NRA-ILA Campaign Field Representative Keely Hopkins at 541-910-3395 or firstname.lastname@example.org.Saturday, August 02, 2014 at 10:00 AM · 2 rsvpsFancy Farm in Fancy Farm, KY
The NRA-ILA will have a booth this year at the "World's Largest Picnic" in Fancy Farm, KY this Saturday August 2nd. We are looking for volunteers from 10am to 10pm to help man our booth and enjoy some legendary BBQ. We will have a carpool from Louisville, Lexington, and Elizabethtown.
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"The Political Speaking Event has attracted attention from the news media for decades at the Fancy Farm Picnic. Political speaking dates back to the 19--'s when politicians visited the picnic informally to campaign among the large crowds. The Picnic, sponsored by St. Jerome Catholic Church, quickly transformed into Kentucky's inaugural event for the statewide fall political season. Some of the nation's most prominent politicians have addressed the crowds from the speakers' stand, dating back to U.S. Vice-President Alben W. Barkley, a native of the nearby town of Wheel, Ky. Another frequent speaker was Kentucky political legend and sometimes rival of Barkley's, A.B. "Happy" Chandler, who served as Governor, U.S. Senator, and Hall-of-Fame Commissioner of Major League Baseball when Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier. Vice-President Al Gore and Vice-Presidential candidate Lloyd Bentson each visited the picnic. Attending in 1975 was Presidential candidate George Wallace, who had survived an assassination attempt in another part of the country. He told the crowd he was still "a little gun-shy" after a photographer's flash bulb exploded twice during a misty rain. The large crowds and extensive media coverage make the rich tradition of the Fancy Farm Picnic a must-attend stop for the first Saturday in August for any aspiring politician or office-holder. While each picnic brings something unique, they all have three things in common: hot weather, hot barbecue, and hot politics."
The United States District Court in the Northern District of Illinois has ordered the City of Chicago to reimburse $940,000 in legal expenses incurred by the NRA. The NRA had challenged Chicago's ban on gun sales within city limits in Benson v. City of Chicago. This is the second time that the City of Chicago has been ordered to reimburse legal fees in a suit sponsored by the NRA. The first was following the U.S. Supreme Court's landmark ruling in McDonald v. City of Chicago in which Chicago was ordered to reimburse the NRA more than $600,000.
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