An open letter
from an inside lobbyist who worked directly with Barack Obama while
State Senator, says gun owners are fooled if they believe his ‘I
support the Second Amendment’ rhetoric.
Hello, my name
is Rich Pearson and I have been active in the firearm rights movement
for over 40 years. For the past 15 years, I have served in the Illinois
state capitol as the chief lobbyist for the Illinois State Rifle
I lobbied Barack
Obama extensively while he was an Illinois State Senator. As a result
of that experience, I know Obama’s attitudes toward guns and
gun owners better than anyone. The truth be told, in all my years
in the Capitol I have never met a legislator who harbors more contempt
for the law-abiding firearm owner than Barack Obama.
claims to be an advocate for the 2nd Amendment, his voting record
in the Illinois Senate paints a very different picture. While a
state senator, Obama voted for a bill that would ban nearly every
hunting rifle, shotgun and target rifle owned by Illinois citizens.
That same bill
would authorize the state police to raid homes of gun owners and
forcibly confiscate banned guns. Obama supported a bill that would
shut down law-abiding firearm manufacturers including Springfield
Armory, Armalite, Rock River Arms and Les Baer.
voted for a bill that would prohibit law-abiding citizens from purchasing
more than one gun per month.
Without a doubt,
Barack Obama has proven himself to be an enemy of the law-abiding
At the same
time, Obama has proven himself to be a friend to the hardened criminal.
While a state senator, Obama voted 4 times against legislation that
would allow a homeowner to use a firearm in defense of home and
Obama still sound to you like a “friend” of the law-abiding
of friends, you can always tell a person by the company they keep.
Obama counts among his friends the Rev. Michael Pfleger – a
renegade Chicago priest who has openly called for the murder of
gun shop owners and pro-gun legislators.