Hi guys I donít know if you saw it but the CMP is cutting hours for the people who work at the Alabama store of the CMP due to the lack of rifles. As you know the President through executive order stopped the importation of M1 Garands. I guess since he couldnít get any anti gun laws passed in the Senate he wanted to thumb his nose at gun owners. I have sent a letter to my senators asking them to try to get this executive order overturned. I also sent letters to my representative here in PA and the representatives in Ohio and Alabama as well as Ted Cruz and Rand Paul and the President. Iím asking you to do the same. I think these people who work for the CMP might face layoffs if something isnít done. I donít have any connection with the CMP other than I bought a Garand from them but I feel that peoples jobs shouldnít be put in jeopardy because of some agenda being pushed by the White House. Here is the letter I sent. My letter is below.
Hello, I'm writing to you with a concern that President Obama used an executive order to prevent the importation of the M1 Garand rifles. These historical rifles pose no threat to the population.
Here are the specifications.
Overall Length: 43.43 Inches
Barrel Length: 23.98 inches
Weight 9.63 pounds
Clip capacity 8 rounds (They do not have a detachable magazine)
These aren't rifles that are going to be used in crimes. They are too long to conceal and too heavy to carry and they only hold eight rounds.
These are rifles that had a major part in defeating the German's and Japanese during World War two. They belong back in this country.
The Civilian Marksman Program who refurbishes these rifles and sells them only to competitive shooters across the country is already cutting the hours of their workers and will probably start laying them off both in Ohio and Alabama if these rifles aren't allowed back into the country. This isn't right and my belief is president Obama doesn't even know what kind of rifles he is preventing from coming into the country. This is costing jobs and that isn't right. Can you do anything to help save these peoples jobs and to bring these rifles back home? Thank you
Sessions, Jeff - (R - AL)
326 Russell Senate Office Building Washington DC 20510
Shelby, Richard C. - (R - AL)
304 Russell Senate Office Building Washington DC 20510
Brown, Sherrod - (D - OH)
713 Hart Senate Office Building Washington DC 20510
Portman, Rob - (R - OH)
448 Russell Senate Office Building Washington DC 20510
Paul, Rand - (R - KY)
124 Russell Senate Office Building Washington DC 20510
Cruz, Ted - (R - TX)
185 Dirksen Senate Office Building Washington DC 20510
Switchboard: 202-456-1414 http://www.whitehouse.gov/contact/su...s-and-comments
If anybody can think of anybody else to write to let us know. Thanks