7 steps you can take to support the 2nd Amendment and block federal gun control
1. CONTACT YOUR STATE LEGISLATORS
CALL your state representative and senator to encourage their action right now. Strongly, but respectfully make sure they know you want them to introduce and support this legislation.
MODEL LEGISLATION HERE: http://shallnot.org/legislation
CONTACT INFO HERE: http://openstates.org/find_your_legislator/
Note: We recommend a phone call over an email, as this has greatly-increased impact.
2. SPREAD THE WORD
Make sure to tell your friends on social media about the ShallNot campaign. Use the hashtag #ShallNot to connect with others and encourage them to join the Campaign. Tweet your State Legislator(s). Always make sure to include @ShallNotOrg in your Tweet!
We can protect the #2nd Amendment. Take action today. #ShallNot be infringed! Join @ShallNotOrg at http://bit.ly/1pRepMT
Sample Facebook Post:
I demand bold leadership to protect the 2nd Amendment, and put an end to gun control. Sign this petition and add your name to the thousands taking steps to push back.
We cannot succeed without your help – and without the financial resources to get things done. We accept no government grants, and have no corporate backers. In fact, those who lobby most aggressively against our work are government organizations and corporate interest groups
Please chip in here: http://shallnot.org/donate
Get in touch with us to let us know you want to get more involved. Give your time to working on the ground in organizing, coalition building, outreach and other vital parts of the campaign.
5. SIGN THE PETITION
Join with people like you all over the country calling for bold actions to push back against violations of the 2nd Amendment. Call for action in your state to protect the right to keep and bear arms from federal intrusion.
Read about THE PLAN to get educated on all the details of the ShallNot strategy to shut down federal gun control. You’ll get the background and history, the legal principles and more. The more you know, the more empowered you’ll be to take action in support.
7. STAY UP TO DATE
Read our blog to keep yourself informed of important news, action alerts, and information on what’s happening in states around the country. Share this information with your networks, local grassroots groups, and even your state legislators to encourage more action in your area.