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MILLER: Hide your guns - Democrats vow to pursue more gun-control laws
The Washington Times ^ | September 6, 2012 | Emily Miller

Posted on 09/06/2012 8:35:09 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

You didn’t hear the word “guns” voluntarily pass the lips of any Democratic speaker at this week’s convention in Charlotte, N.C. Liberals may be smart enough to avoid alienating the almost half of all Americans who have guns in their homes, but the same can’t be said for their party platform.

The Democratic policy statement approved this week calls for enacting “common-sense improvements — like reinstating the assault-weapons ban and closing the gun-show loophole.” The so-called “assault-weapons ban” in the 1990s banned scary-looking guns and magazines that held over 10 rounds. The platform does toss in a line that claims to recognize the right to bear arms, but it is “subject to reasonable regulation.” The left wants “an honest, open national conversation about firearms.”

I asked many Democratic leaders about the party’s position on firearms at the convention, but almost all claimed not to have read that section of the platform. Jesse Jackson was one of the few willing to come out and say he wants to ban all guns except bolt-action rifles, shotguns and revolvers.

“You have the right to have a gun in your castle to protect your house. You have the right to have a gun to hunt,” the reverend said in an interview in Charlotte. “Semi-automatic weapons — military-style weapons — are beyond the zone of reasonableness.” The civil-rights leader asserted, “These mass killings in Aurora and Milwaukee … we must end easy access and ban these assault weapons.” He added, “Twenty-five percent of all police are killed by assault weapons, and they cannot defend themselves from that.”

The District of Columbia has the most stringent gun laws in the country, requiring registration of every firearm while denying any right to carry...

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1 posted on 09/06/2012 8:35:15 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Guns? What guns? Whose got guns? I ain’t got no guns.


2 posted on 09/06/2012 8:37:37 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (On 5 September 2012 A.D., the communist Democrats tried to kill God and failed.)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

Considering that I lost all my guns in a boat accident several years ago, I guess I have nothing to fear.


3 posted on 09/06/2012 8:39:29 PM PDT by doc1019 (Given my choices, I will not be voting this time around.)
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To: doc1019
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4 posted on 09/06/2012 8:40:30 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (On 5 September 2012 A.D., the communist Democrats tried to kill God and failed.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
If you need to hide your firearms, it's time to use them.

/johnny

5 posted on 09/06/2012 8:43:55 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

“The District of Columbia has the most stringent gun laws in the country, requiring registration of every firearm while denying any right to carry...”

Jesse ‘Mr Racist America’ wants to ban guns...send him to DC and make his b.... @$$ stay there.


6 posted on 09/06/2012 8:45:26 PM PDT by GGpaX4DumpedTea (I am a Tea Party descendant...steeped in the Constitutional Republic given to us by the Founders.)
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To: doc1019

Did that happen to you, too? I had a very similar accident..........


7 posted on 09/06/2012 8:51:10 PM PDT by basil (Second Amendment Sisters.org)
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To: JRandomFreeper

That is a great bumper sticker. It’s time for Americans to start to focus again. Our freedoms and liberty are in jeopardy.


8 posted on 09/06/2012 8:59:59 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (On 5 September 2012 A.D., the communist Democrats tried to kill God and failed.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

In a Socialist Country, there are those who make the rules, and those who obey the rules.

Politicians are a special class as they make the rules, but do not obey the rules.

Politicians selectively enforce the rules, as suits their purposes to keep on making rules.

BTW, what about the politicians who broke the rules with AG Holden’s Fast and Furious Gun-running to the Mexican Mafia? Any progress on enforcing those rules yet?


9 posted on 09/06/2012 9:00:08 PM PDT by Graewoulf ((Traitor John Roberts' Obama"care" violates Sherman Anti-Trust Law, AND the U.S. Constitution.))
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To: basil

Unfortunately this only seems to happen to patriots. Drat the luck.


10 posted on 09/06/2012 9:05:05 PM PDT by doc1019 (Given my choices, I will not be voting this time around.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
“Twenty-five percent of all police are killed by assault weapons, and they cannot defend themselves from that.”

What a disingenuous lie? Assault weapons according to JJ's definition means basically any semiautomatic firearm with a removable clip.

Basically Jackson is saying "25% of police killed in the 20th and 21st centuries are being killed by 20th and 21st century technology." Brilliant.

Why doesn't JJ lead the way and begin by calling for all blacks to disarm themselves voluntarily? Hey, you gotta start somewhere. Let's see some leadership from the black community!

11 posted on 09/06/2012 9:05:37 PM PDT by sargon
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To: FlingWingFlyer
Our freedoms and liberty are in jeopardy.

Only as long as there is a Congress, and they are in session.

I can't count the freedoms that have been declared forbidden since I started noticing back in the '60s/'70s.

I envy my great-grandfather the freedoms he had back in the late 1800s.

/johnny

12 posted on 09/06/2012 9:06:03 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: Graewoulf

Late night correction to my previous reply: AG Holder.


13 posted on 09/06/2012 9:30:38 PM PDT by Graewoulf ((Traitor John Roberts' Obama"care" violates Sherman Anti-Trust Law, AND the U.S. Constitution.))
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Note to democrats: shove your “open national conversation” up your ass. You WILL NOT disarm us.


14 posted on 09/06/2012 9:32:55 PM PDT by EdReform (Oath Keepers - Guardians of the Republic - Honor your oath - Join us: www.oathkeepers.org)
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To: FlingWingFlyer
Twenty-five percent of all police are killed by assault weapons

Bullshit Jesse. Show us the evidence.

15 posted on 09/06/2012 9:42:06 PM PDT by RC one
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16 posted on 09/06/2012 10:06:06 PM PDT by devolve (----- ------- ------------GO_AHEAD---MAKE_MY_SPAGHETTI-------- ----------------------------)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Isn't it amazing that all their other laws were proclaimed "reasonable and common-sense" until the predicted failure occurs, and then they want more "reasonable and common-sense" laws? Do they admit the earlier ones were failures in every way? Noooo, they just keep trying to double-down.

Since all of their proposals are so reasonable, why continue to that incremental approach. Just propose an unreasonable law, and be done with it? The tightest gun control exists on American military bases, so just ban guns for everyone else, especially police, private security, and all those federal alphabet agencies.

Since they're betting my life on their ideas, I want to see them to go first. Since DC is a federal enclave, they can safely ignore the Supreme Court, which they often do, and just ban all guns there. For security, they can copy our defenses on the Mexican border, and have a couple of cops at each major crossing point inspecting all vehicles going in and out.

We could check back in about a month, and see how things are working out before we go big-time. /s

17 posted on 09/06/2012 10:28:53 PM PDT by 300winmag (Overkill Never Fails)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The only people I know that have the “assault weapons” are the government jack booted thugs. We don’t.


18 posted on 09/06/2012 10:49:34 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: sargon

All that would happen is that revolver cylinders would get larger.


19 posted on 09/06/2012 10:50:39 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

More people die from doctor/nurse mistakes than gun wounds each year. Let’s have the democrats ban hospitals first if they really want to be consistent.

But docs help more than they hurt.

And guns help way more than they hurt too. 92% of gun uses for defense each year are just shown, and not fired.


20 posted on 09/06/2012 10:54:03 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Thanks Obama, now ammo and new gun prices will spike even more. And the Obama gun buying boom continues.


21 posted on 09/07/2012 1:35:36 AM PDT by Wildbill22
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To: Secret Agent Man

More people die from auto accidents than guns and the feds are in the auto business.

ironic.


22 posted on 09/07/2012 6:38:53 AM PDT by Texas resident (November 6 - Vote Against the cpusa)
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To: sargon
What a disingenuous lie? Assault weapons according to JJ's definition means basically any semiautomatic firearm with a removable clip.

I don't think I've ever seen any kind of weapon using a clip that wasn't removable. I'm curious, you have any examples?
23 posted on 09/07/2012 7:40:04 AM PDT by Svartalfiar
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I checked my cabinet. I don’t have any assault weapons. All I found were defense weapons.


24 posted on 09/07/2012 7:55:08 AM PDT by Starstruck (It's all Obama's fault)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Author Emily's gun training
25 posted on 09/07/2012 8:58:28 PM PDT by Daffynition (Our forefathers would be shooting by now.)
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