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Hostile Open-Carrying Gun Defenders Wait To Greet Obama In Oregon (Updated)

Some Roseburg residents aren't happy about the President's proposals for responsible gun ownership.

Some Roseburg, Oregon residents have a special greeting ready for President Obama when he stops in to visit the families of last week's shooting at Umpqua Community College.

"My family, my friends, everybody down here is not happy about him coming," Michelle Finn, a Umpqua alumna and Roseburg native, told the Oregonian. "He already says he's going to politicize this — he's already going to push his agenda."

A Facebook event page for a protest dubbed "Defend Roseburg - Deny barack 0bama" [sic], had garnered more than 8,000 RVSPs by Friday. In its lengthy event description, organizers suggested attendees carry a handgun as opposed to a rifle, but reiterated "you have the right to carry what you wish."

"Polarizing as usual, Mr 0bama [sic] has insisted on politicizing the event as a conduit for increased executive orders on gun control via means of his pen, and his phone," the description continued.

This is giving me flashbacks of the horrible town hall meetings in 2009, including one in New Hampshire where the President was greeted by at least one gun-toting hater.

Update:

Looks like they failed to get the President's attention.


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