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Alameda County Oakland Pink Pistols
Oakland, Ca 94601

Phone: (510) 533-5301

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-Right to Bear Arms and Gay Rights- To Inform, To Educate, to Support the Second Amendment, to EMPOWER the POWERLESS, to Dispel Myths, to Advocate Safe and Responsible Firearms Ownership and Usage.

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Welcome to The The Empowerment Alameda/Oakland Pink Pistols Mailing List mailing list!
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You may NOT post or place in a post or signature any of the following:
Consists of name-calling, harassment, or threats.
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Remarks, comments or materials that are considered disparaging or abusive of any religion, race, nation, gender, or sexual orientation will not be tolerated.
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Content that is off-topic for the mailing list. Community members should be aware and understand that the Rules of Conduct will still be enforced.
Additionally, the following will not be allowed:
Signatures with illegal, pornographic or otherwise objectionable links.
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Members in violation of mailing list rules may or may not receive warning before action is taken. In the event that a warning is given, the warning will be recorded and may result in further action should the member display a pattern of engaging in prohibited conduct.
The Empowerment Alameda/Oakland Pink Pistols Mailing List Usage Guidelines: Six Easy Rules

The Empowerment Alameda/Oakland Pink Pistols Mailing List provides these mailing list as a service to its members, to provide a friendly environment, where members can help one another and exchange ideas, tips, news, and information.
These mailing lists are most valuable when everyone obeys certain basic guidelines and rules for behavior. We are listing these guidelines here so you know what is expected of you and what you can expect from others.
We appreciate your help in keeping the The Empowerment Alameda/Oakland Pink Pistols Mailing List mailing list a clean non-judgemental and friendly community. The following are a few simple rules to keep in mind while you're here.
Rule 1:
We are all here to learn - The purpose of this mailing list is to enable the members of the community to help each other, and share their experiences. If you are new to the mailing lists and have questions, don't hesitate to ask. If you are a veteran of the mailing list and see new people joining the mailing lists, please welcome them and help them out if you can.
Rule 2:
Be Considerate - Everyone wants to have a good time on the mailing lists. Do not post harassing, threatening, abusive, lewd, or inflammatory comments. Flaming people, products, or organizations is never acceptable. Neither is trolling. Instead, be friendly, helpful, and supportive and the mailing list will be much more enjoyable for everyone. That isn't to say you can't talk smack or that this place is supposed to be like Sunday school. That said you are expected good judgment and don't get carried away.
Rule 3:
Be Relevant - Please stay on topic. These mailing list s are provided to enable members to help each other in sharing their experiences related LGBT and Second Amendment issues. Please refrain from discussing personal matters, abusing any company or product, or in general, from posting in a manner unrelated to the direct purposes expected in the mailing list.
Rule 4:
Don't Break the Law - Do not make any unlawful, libelous, defamatory posts, or posts that infringe upon any intellectual property rights. Do not conduct any activity that may be illegal, or harmful in any way, to people, to software or hardware, such as hacking, flooding scripts viruses or Trojan horses. This also goes for references to any 'warez', cracks, serials or illegally obtained copyrighted content! Links to content of a questionable nature, asking for, offering, or asking for help/helping to process such content in any way or form is not tolerated. Please no links to torrents for firearms manuals, conversion kit how-to's etc. In general if it is illegal in the state of CA or on a federal level, please discuss it privately OFF LIST.
Rule 5:
Don't Spam - Make sure that you are posting for the good of the community, not just for the sake of self-promotion. We take Email/Post abuse very seriously, and it will result in the immediate removal of your membership and ban of your IP address, without warning. PLEASE do feel free to promote your affiliate Chapter and request to be added to that page on our site or an event/venue where Pink Pistols would be welcome WITHOUT political motivations.(IE attempt to recruit support for XX candidate, NRA membership drive etc) We strive to remain as neutral beyond the two Key Advocate issues of GLBT and Second Amendment Rights as much as possible.
Rule 6:
Search mailing list - Before posting a new question, please do read the mailing list archive relevant to your question to make sure it hasn't already been thoroughly covered. You can use your email and password to login at any time here- The Empowerment Mailing List

Keep those 6 easy rules in mind and the mailing list will be a better place for everyone. It is important that you understand that your participation in the The Empowerment Alameda/Oakland Pink Pistols Mailing List mailing list is subject to modification, deletion, access limitation or ban, by admin staff, at their sole discretion, without notice or appeal.
The Empowerment Alameda/Oakland Pink Pistols Mailing List staff makes every reasonable effort to monitor content, The Empowerment Alameda/Oakland Pink Pistols Mailing List retains the right, at its sole discretion, take action on any user account that it considers inappropriate.
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By registering, and by posting in this community, you agree to abide by these Guidelines.
Subject to change without notice.
By joining The Empowerment mailing list and member newsletter, you agree to abide by the mailing list rules, and you understand that violations will not be tolerated.
Alameda County Oakland Pink Pistols Chapter takes member privacy very seriously. Personal information will remain confidential and NOT sold or shared with any interested third parties, EVER.
Please report any member whom you feel to be in violation of these rules to a moderator or Site Admin immediately.
Vincent and Des

Who We Are

Alameda County Pink Pistols is for GLBT and supporters and strives to remain a politically neutral organization dedicated to activism in regards to GLBT rights and the Second Amendment. We do not discriminate against gender, sexual orientation/identification, religion, personal political stances. All members must be at least 18 years of age and legally eligible to own or handle a firearm safely and responsibly. It is our mission to provide a safe, educational but fun and comfortable non-judgmental environment for all members to feel at ease while at a social gathering or during scheduled range meetups. Beginning shooters are welcome to join and are under no pressure to handle a firearm at any time.
Education, safety and responsibility will be enforced at all times on the range or during a live fire situation.