By Jueseppi B.
“The NRA doesn’t speak for me.”
That’s what Ohio MoveOn member, parent, and gun owner Jerry Thompson has to say to Congress in a powerful new ad he just filmed. It will air on the Sunday talk shows and next week on cable news networks. The ad has already received great coverage from CNN, USA Today and The Huffington Post.
After the Newtown massacre and the National Rifle Association‘s disgusting response, Jerry has had enough.
The gun violence prevention fight is heating up in the Senate this month, and the NRA is getting ready to write checks. If millions of people see Jerry’s ad, we can drown out the NRA’s money and their message, and pave the way for real reform.
“THE NRA DOESN’T SPEAK FOR ME” – 30 Second National Ad
Published on Feb 15, 2013
Gun owner Jerry Thompson of Ohio has a message for Congress: The NRA Doesn’t Speak for Me. Stop taking their money.
The NRA’s multi-year campaign to wave their wallets in Washington and block gun violence prevention policies has been almost unbeatable—until now.
The NRA leaders don’t speak for hunters, gun owners, or even their own members. Watch & share this video from Jerry from Ohio where he calls out the NRA and the Senators who take their money for not speaking for him.
We’re ready to take the Senate fight for reform directly to the NRA and the senators who they fund.
Since Newtown, MoveOn members have sprung into action, holding hundreds of events all over the country, generating more than 750,000 petition signatures calling for new and better policies to end gun violence, and donating just under $1 million dollars to the effort.
Jerry tells members of Congress that if they “take money from the NRA—and then continue to do their bidding—we’re gonna remember that come election time.” Share this video with your friends and family to prove Jerry right and beat the NRA.
1. “First on CNN: New player in gun control ad wars,” CNN, February 15, 2013
“MoveOn.org ad targets lawmakers on gun issue,” USA Today, February 15, 2013
“NRA, Ohio Senator Rob Portman Targeted In New Ad Campaign,” The Huffington Post, February 15, 2013
2. “John Boehner‘s Senate-first strategy,” Politico, February 13, 2013
“Stand and Fight,” The Daily Caller, February 13, 2013
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