February 17, 2008
Protect America Act victory and campus shootings
By Jim Babka
This week there was yet another campus shooting. Why did it happen?
On today's edition of the Downsize DC Conference Call, my Sunday radio show, I'll be joined by gun enthusiast Jack Mullen, Board Chairman of the Downsize DC Foundation, who will share the agonizing, personal story of his son, Jackie, who suffered from mental illness. Together, we'll explain why "WHY?" is not the right question when it comes to school shootings.

And I'm sure you'll want to get into this conversation. You can call 1-800-259-9231 or you can email me at "CALL at DOWNSIZEDC dot ORG"

In addition, we'll talk about the Protect America Act sunset. The fight isn't over. We need to keep the pressure up -- keep the Protect America Act "sunsetted" or at least be sure that the Senate version of the bill doesn't pass the House of Representatives.

And friends, I hate to be so bold and personal about it, but there was a lot of lying going on towards the end of the week. However, there are people who deserve credit for doing the right thing here. Oddly enough, they were politicians! Yes, that is amazing.

Of course, you won't be amazed to discover that you'll learn all about it on my TWO HOUR radio show, which starts at 3:06 PM Eastern (2:06 PM Central, 1:06 PM Mountain, 12:06 PM Pacific).

The Downsize DC Conference Call radio show is sponsored by and Gun Owners of America. As usual, we'll have a Gun Owners Update.

The show is on a couple of stations, but the best way for nearly everyone in America to catch the show is at

Happy Listening,

Jim Babka
Downsize DC Conference Call
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