Skip to comments.Ohio Dems Seek Gun Records To Harass Gun Owners
Posted on 06/29/2010 7:40:14 AM PDT by Mobile Vulgus
In the wake of the new Supreme Court decision on the 2nd Amendment, we have this illuminating story from Ohio and if this isn't the perfect example of why American gun owners fear detailed firearm owners registration records in the hands of government officials there isn't one to be had. Ohio's State Democrat Party recently sent a letter to every county sheriff's office demanding that sheriffs send them the names and addresses of all concealed carry permit holders in their county.
There is, of course, only one possible reason that these Democrats wanted this information. Democrats wanted to harass these legal concealed permit holders. They wanted to target Ohioans that were exercising their Constitutional right and to set them up for political attacks, they wanted to somehow use the personal information of law abiding citizens as a weapon against them.
Fortunately, it is illegal in Ohio for such records to be made available to the public and that includes political parties, advocacy organizations, or journalists. The county sheriffs all refused to acquiesce to the Democrat's demands and the state party quickly issued a second letter withdrawing their request...
Read the rest at Publiusforum.com...
Yeah, harass the armed. Great idea.
Bring it on!
Every time I think or say “they cannot be this stupid” I am proven wrong.
God bless Ohio Sheriffs.
At least the Democrats have officially put themselves on the line against the 2nd Amendment
From the dems I would expect no less. Look at the line up against the 5-4 ruling yesterday. Tell me the planet would miss any of those 4.
Gun? What gun? It was stolen out of my car two years ago. I don’t have any gun. I sure wish your government types would get your records straight. Thanks for stopping by.
I thought the papers had automatic access to this information and that slimeballs like the Cleveland plain dealer were making sure to post the information on CCW holders on the internet because, of course, that’s way more important than uncovering the unbelievable corruption at the heart of Cuyahoga county. Has Ohio changed the journalist access law?
And yes, I realize that the Democrat party is not a journalist org. but it’s not like they couldn’t just go to the Plain Dealer website.
This is typical of Democrats. If anyone who conflicts with their lust for power has a right or a privilege, they will constructively infringe it with petty laws and bureaucracies.
For example, remember how the southern Democrats approached Negro voting? With poll taxes and convoluted literacy tests. Democrats invented Jim Crow laws. I expect that we will be faced with a surge of such measure aimed at gun owners.
I can imagine a few right now, but I don’t want to give them any ideas.
Two can play this game...
Why not research local building permits to determine which Democrats have applied for permits to build swingsets and playhouses for their children?
Remarkably ugly idea, isn’t it? I’m not suggesting anybody actually DO that, but I’d like to shock some Libs into the concept of just what sort of pissing content they’re starting here? Do they have the belly to really follow it to where it will lead?
What Democrats have registered (or documented) large boats or yachts? Publicly available data for anyone willing to do the legwork. They want to play class envy games? Two can play that one, too.
Again, I’m not suggesting. I am observing that Bad Things lie up this road — which IS a terroristic approach to silencing people.
(Remeber the poor slob who got home from his job at the bank, and found 200 Acorn protesters in his front yard? With one of his kids inside, terrified, and locked himself into a bathroom? Are they PROUD of that act?)
I can imagine a few right now, but I dont want to give them any ideas.
The only "change" dems have done in the past 50 years is to come up with new groups to victimize - and new groups to exalt. Other than that, the same corrupt evil tactics are at work...
And thanks, Liberty - don't give them ideas...
At least the Democrats have officially put themselves on the domestic enemies list.
Registations everywhere they have ever been done always have lead to eventual confiscation!
Exactly. Never let the government know where the guns are!
If anybody cares to remember, why were the British headed to Lexington and Concord? To capture the rabblerousers and to sieze the stores of armaments. They failed at both, thank Heaven.
Concord is a good point to make!
...5 out of 9 SCOTUS have said, Don’t tread on the Second Amendment. Ohio is 1 hour south to KY. I have my license and permits. Want to see them? They’re in the wad at the firing end of a musket, so, maybe you should contact me, before you come to my home unannounced...
I can see the list being used to do things like contact your employer and some employers will use that as an excuse to get rid of you, contact your neighbors, etc. Not necessarily contact and harass you personally but through other means.
That, too. There are all sorts of bad things that can happen is such a list became public.
Those kinds of rules are for other people.
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