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Bloomberg-Backed Anti-Gun Lobbyist Enjoys ‘Assault Weapons,’ photo shows

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CJ Ciaramella
Washington Free Beacon [1]
March 8, 2013

Bloomberg Backed Anti Gun Lobbyist Enjoys ‘Assault Weapons,’ photo shows Eichberg

One of New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s top gun-control lobbyists in Colorado appears to enjoy firing the very guns he is working to restrict.

Denver-based Headwaters Strategies lobbyist Adam Eichberg participated at a “watermelon shoot” in September 2012 at the farm of Colorado state Sen. Greg Brophy (R.) where he fired a semi-automatic rifle with a high-capacity magazine.

A picture obtained by the Washington Free Beacon shows Eichberg smiling broadly as he shoulders a DPMS .308 rifle with a 20-round magazine.

“I really hate watermelons,” Eichberg said via email when asked for comment.

Bloomberg’s group, Mayors Against Illegal Guns, hired [2] Headwater Strategies in January to lobby for several gun-control bills under consideration by the Colorado legislature. Those bills would ban the future sale, transfer, or manufacture of so-called high-capacity magazines in the state.

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[1] Washington Free Beacon: http://freebeacon.com/the-watermelon-hunter/

[2] hired: http://blogs.denverpost.com/thespot/2013/01/14/lobbying-firm-headwaters-strategies-hired-york-mayor-michael-bloombergs-guncontrol-group/88648/

[3] NRA says it has support in Congress to block ban on assault weapons: http://www.prisonplanet.com/nra-says-it-has-support-in-congress-to-block-ban-on-assault-weapons.html

[4] Bloomberg on assault weapons ban: ‘We’re going to get the vote’: http://www.prisonplanet.com/bloomberg-on-assault-weapons-ban-%e2%80%98we%e2%80%99re-going-to-get-the-vote%e2%80%99.html

[5] Gun enthusiasts pack shows to buy assault weapons: http://www.prisonplanet.com/gun-enthusiasts-pack-shows-to-buy-assault-weapons.html

[6] Bloomberg-backed group launches ad pressuring senators on gun control: http://www.prisonplanet.com/bloomberg-backed-group-launches-ad-pressuring-senators-on-gun-control.html

[7] Bloomberg blasts ‘deafening silence’ on guns from Obama and Romney: http://www.prisonplanet.com/bloomberg-blasts-deafening-silence-on-guns-from-obama-and-romney.html

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