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Message Flying Outside Wayne LaPierre’s Hotel Window: STOP SELLING OUT

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The American Firearms Coalition continues to make its presence felt at the NRA national convention in Indianapolis, Indiana.

The newly-formed Second Amendment group flew a plane over the convention to inform the approximately 80,000 members in attendance of the NRA’s potential sell-out on red flag gun confiscation laws.

Attached to the plane was a banner that read “NRA: Stop Selling Out – STOPREDFLAGS.COM”.

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The plane even flew over NRA Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre’s hotel suite at the JW Marriott.

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Aaron Dorr, the Executive Director of Iowa Gun Owners, has been leading the charge for AFC’s campaign against red flag gun laws.

On their petition page, AFC points out that red flag laws allow “the states to utilize ex-parte hearings as a part of the process. As you undoubtedly know, this means that the gun owner in question would have no idea that his Second Amendment rights are on the line until the police are at his home with an order to confiscate his firearms.”

Red flag laws have become popular in state legislatures over the past year and are now being considered at the federal level.

BLP has covered the ongoing red flag debate in Congress. Lindsey Graham is the main legislator championing a bipartisan iteration of this bill, which has received harsh criticism from groups like Gun Owners of America.

Despite these warnings, Graham is moving this legislation forward.

The AFC is leading the charge against red flag legislation at the federal level.

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Hispanic UFC Fighter Jorge Masvidal to Join Donald Trump Jr. in “Fighters Against Socialism” Bus Tour

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UFC Welterweight fighter Jorge Masvidal announced on September 29, 2020 that he would be joining Donald Trump Jr. for a day long “Fighters Against Socialism” that will take place in Florida on October 3.

ESPN MMA journalist Ariel Helwani provided more details on this development:

“Jorge Masvidal will join Donald Trump Jr. on a day long “Fighters Against Socialism” bus tour across Florida this Saturday. They will hold 3 rallies in Tampa, Orlando and Miami. Their final rally will be at the American Top Team gym where they expect numerous fighters to join.”

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The fighter himself commented on this news, declaring “The anti communism bus tour will be arriving at a city near you #supernecessary.”

 

Masvidal, whose parents are Cuban and Peruvian, has been an outspoken Trump supporter.

Unlike other sports leagues, the UFC has uniquely positioned itself by not adopting the woke antics of leagues such as the NFL and NBA.

Masvidal is a veteran of MMA promotions such as Strikeforce, Bellator, and the UFC. He is currently fighting under the UFC banner and holds a record of 35-14. According to MMA website Sherdog, he is currently ranked in 4th place . Similarly, he is ranked in 4th place according to the UFC’s rankings.

The Welterweight fighter currently owns the record for the fastest knockout in UFC history, after he knocked out Ben Askren with a flying knee five seconds into the first round. Additionally, Masvidal won the “BMF” championship against Nate Diaz in 2019 after he battered Diaz and forced a technical knockout via doctor stoppage.

Masvidal fought current welterweight champion Kamaru Usman on less than a week’s notice for the UFC Welterweight Championship at UFC 251, after he replaced the original challenger Gilbert Burns, who tested positive for the Wuhan virus. Before the fight took place, Masvidal signed a multi-fight contract with the UFC. Masvidal ended up losing the fight via unanimous decision.

Nevertheless, the card reportedly netted 1.3 million pay-per-view buys in America.

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