Skip to comments.Dianne Feinstein Assault Weapons Ban Could Be the Start Of a Total Gun Ban
Posted on 01/26/2013 12:53:18 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet
Gun rights advocates worry that an assault weapons ban like the one proposed by Senator Dianne Feinstein (r-Calif.) would be the start of a slippery slope that would end with a total gun ban in the U.S., as has happened in the UK and Australia.
There already have been some calls for outright confiscation, including from New York Governor Andrew Cuomo as well as from other lawmakers. Feinstein says this isn't her intention. But do gun owners have anything to worry about?
Feinstein said on PBS Newshour that she would not attempt to ban and confiscate all guns. But is this political posturing a falsehood meant to lull Americans into accepting her bill? Can Feinstein be trusted not to attempt gun confiscation, when she has stated that her true wish is for all American's to turn in their guns if only she could just get the votes?
PBS Newshour's Gwen Ifill asked Feinstein directly about gun owners fears of banning all guns.
Ifill: What do you say to people who support the right to own arms that this is the 'camel's nose under the tent' that the next thing, you'll be after concealed carry weapons, you'll be after other kinds of gun rights?"
Feinstein: Well that's just not true. It wasn't true with the prior bill that was the law for 10 years, and I just think, candidly, 'that dog doesn't hunt.
Ifill: Why shouldn't it be true? Why wouldn't you go after those other laws?
Feinstein: Because it's not what I've done in the past and it's not what I'm doing right now.
Taken at face value, Feinstein isn't going after all guns...
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The right of self defense is fundamental. We must do everything we can to drive people out of this country who oppose self defense.
An attempted, ‘Total Gun Ban’, would be the start of the shooting war.
Unfortunately a lot of people here advocate sending jobs out of the country.
A move which INCREASES the pressure against guns.
We need American jobs. And America freedom.
The Dem/libs have been engaging in a steady push to infringe on our right to keep and bear arms for decades. And this is how it has been working out for them in the last two decades...
And in the last two months...
If the lefties keep pushing gun control in another two decades one out of two Americans may be gun owners instead of one out of three.
MOLON LAVE! WE'LL BUY MORE. ;-)
FTA: “Feinstein says this [confiscation] isn’t her intention.”
“Pull the other one, luv.”
When will people realize it is much easier to replace one politician in an election cycle than to control the populous.
Ooohhhhhhhh Reeeeeeeeeeaaallllyyy?????? /s
Dianne Feinstein. Is a lier and its self evident.The words came right out of her mouth when she said thatif she could she would ban all “Assault Rifles”if she got the 51 votes.
With her you can be damn sure she’d be going after all guns after that.
THIS Woman is NOT to be trusted.
That's why oppresive regimes would do it a little bit at a time, the most effective defensive weapons first. By the time they propose a total ban, there are no means of resistance.
It appears that Dianne Feinstein should be banned from the human race.
Putting aside the fact that SCOTUS rulings would stop a band, no way that would get through the Senate and CERTAINLY not the House. This is a smokescreen to keep people from paying attention to what is really going on. Tis an old ploy ... allow a radical position to seep out so that something less radical, but radical nonetheless, seems tame.
Ya think ????
Thanksfor the post. I like the info.
Sure, and “don’t ask, don’t tell” wasn’t a prelude to total repeal of the ban on homosexuals in the military.
And “civil unions” weren’t a prelude to homosexual “marriage”.
And women in combat units wasn’t a prelude to women on the front lines.
Alinsky rules. You take what you can get at any given point in time and then immediately start demanding the next step. You cannot compromise with the left. Phased-in surrender is still surrender.
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