Honor Your Oath or...'Be Forcibly Removed From Office'

Former NHGOP chair warns 2nd Amendment attacks will "turn into gun confiscation if we don't make a stand."

Jack Kimball, of the Granite State Patriots Liberty PAC and a former Republican State Committee chairman, is mustering support for another 2nd Amendment rights rally at the Statehouse and warning gun owners that complacency amid recent attacks on constitutional rights "will eventually turn into gun confiscation."

Kimball, who owns a business in Portsmouth, promoted the "Honor Your Oath" rally April 13 on the GSPLP's Facebook page and underscored that elected leaders must be true to their oath of office.

"It is up to 'We the People' to make it clear to those who would violate their oath that we want them to step down or to be forcibly removed from office," Kimball wrote on the Facebook page. "Time is running out. We need a massive turnout to send a clear message that the Sleeping Giant has awakened and we are coming. Remember: 'All it takes for evil to prevail is for good men to do nothing.' It's time to join the fight."

Reach by phone Wednesday, and asked about the choice of his wording (..."be forcibly removed from office..."), Kimball said it is meant to be a broad statement. "We're talking about impeachment," he said. "It's really about integrity in the process."

The Statehouse rally on April 13 is another high-profile event in Concord whereby gun owners reinforce the importance of the 2nd Amendment and warn against eroding the constitutional right to bear arms. Two weeks ago, hundreds turned out for the cause (VIDEO: Hundreds Attend NH Day of Resistance Gun Rally)

One of those issues in New Hampshire, according to Kimball, is House Bill 135, a bill sponsored by House Majority Leader Stephen Shurtleff, D-Concord, that would roll back the Castle doctrine – relative to physical force in defense of a person. The bill as introduced would: eliminate the provision allowing one to use deadly force anywhere he or she has a right to be, repeal the provision granting civil immunity for use of force in certain circumstances, and amend the definition of non-deadly force.

Read the bill here. A committee's majority report (on 12-6 vote), that it ought to pass with an amendment, is scheduled to go before the full House of Representatives on March 13. The amended analysis: "This bill eliminates the provision allowing a person to use deadly force anywhere he or she has a right to be."

There are other issues, or attacks on liberty-living Americans, on the federal level, but HB135 is one of those afoot in New Hampshire, according to Kimball.

Of his strong language–that is, if some deem it strong language–Kimball is as much a straight-shooter as always. "I'm not a politically correct guy," he says, "I think you know that."

KATHY March 06, 2013 at 11:24 PM
Justin Demoude March 07, 2013 at 12:30 AM
Scott Rabbit March 07, 2013 at 01:02 AM
Wow, Mr. Kimball. I don't want anyone's stinking guns. I just want to know if you sold a gun to someone on the crazy list.
anne cort March 07, 2013 at 01:37 AM
Let's be clear...these nutjobs are not patriots. They care nothing about the democratic process. They are in fact traitors of this Nation under the guise of patriotism. They do not respect any belief that is unlike their own and will use violence and the threat of violence to intimidate. They may or may not be fascists but they certainly are not patriots.
Proud Conservative March 07, 2013 at 03:16 AM
Sorry Anne - they respect they Constitution - something you and the folks on the other side know nothing about. Oh, we do indeed respect those who hold beliefs different than ours. But we do not respect those who wish to subvert the Constitution of this country.
John Jacob Jingleheimer Schmidt March 07, 2013 at 05:16 AM
The thought of a morbidly-obese geriatric like Kimball trying to force anything upon anyone is a laugh riot. Seriously, these blowhards are all talk. They bluster and threaten and throw tantrums, but they quickly shut their mouths when someone responds in kind. They're cowards.
Eddie J. Bracco March 07, 2013 at 06:52 AM
Proud Conservative - You people don't respect the constitution. Hell, you don't even respect the 2nd Amendment. Otherwise you'd accept that it clearly states that only militias have a RIGHT to bear firearms.
John Morrison March 07, 2013 at 07:32 AM
While I applaud your fervor is ridding ourselves of the political monsters who have left their oaths of office behind in their pursuit of political gain, I cringe at the implied stupidity of your partisanship. Do you really believe that the Republicans are alone in their treason?
John Morrison March 07, 2013 at 07:35 AM
Eddie Bracco, once again, you are showing your absolute ignorance in legal precedent. The issue was decided in "The District of Columbia vs. Heller", where SCOTUS determined that the Second Amendment was intended for the population at large to be considered as Militia. You are wrong, and as "Proud Conservative" noted, apparently know nothing of the Constitution, or about patriotism in general.
Proud Conservative March 07, 2013 at 11:14 AM
Bracco - apparently you don't feel that that Supreme Court decisions on the second amendment are valid. Must be tough going through life feeling like the whole world is against you.
Atlant March 07, 2013 at 01:28 PM
"Heller", like Plessey and Dred Scott before it, will eventually be reversed or "clarified". It's clear that no one reads the 2nd Amendment as an unlimited right for private citizens to own any armament that they choose or people would own RPGs, land mines, and "Davy Crockett" low-yield nuclear devices. The debate is exactly where the line (unstated in the Constitution) is drawn between those armaments you can legally own and those you can't. Right now, the National Gun Manufacturer's Lobby, err, the NRA clearly favors those armaments made by the companies that fund the NRA.
John Morrison March 07, 2013 at 11:41 PM
I dont think anyone was talking about RPGs or nuclear weapons, but by all means blow up the conversation into hitherto unknown levels of rhetorical nonsense. We were talking about SCOTUS's interpretation of the "Militia" which found that all of the citizenry is encompassed, which is exactly what was intended by the framers, as is made clear by their various writings (Federalist, Jefferson and Madison papers) and the Second Amendment itself. While we are on the subject though, was RPG related crime getting too dense in your neighborhood, or do you just support a ban because they look scary to you?
Justin Demoude March 09, 2013 at 05:19 PM
skram bled March 13, 2013 at 05:51 PM
Anne, here you are calling people "nutjobs" and questioning their patriotism. Do you not see the hypocrisy in your own words, "They do not rrespect any belief that is unlike their own"? smhu
karynM March 25, 2013 at 11:06 AM
"Otherwise you'd accept that it clearly states that only militias have a RIGHT to bear firearms." Actually as stated the militias is seperate. The context of "The right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed" means just that. THE PEOPLE ..and BTW ..the "people ARE the militia"
Manny Marcel April 13, 2013 at 01:01 PM
Put it to the people! HB135 will go down in flames! Where do I sign....


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