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Loose Language in Reidís Gun Control Bill Allows the Beginnings of a National Gun Registry
The Foundry ^ | April 3, 2013 | David S. Addington

Posted on 04/03/2013 11:31:47 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

As Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) must know, Americans who own firearms have a special sensitivity to a “Big Brother” federal government that wants to keep centralized records on who owns what guns and where in America. Loose language in his gun control bill (S. 649) could start America down that slippery slope.

Since the Second Amendment guarantees to the people the right to keep and bear arms, many Americans look askance at efforts to create centralized records that might some day, in some distant future neither wanted nor expected, facilitate a despotic government’s efforts to disarm the populace or ensure that its supporters but not its opponents possess arms. Some Americans look at history and view that concern as far-fetched; others look at history and see careful attention to that concern as essential to maintaining freedom.

Congress has attended carefully to the concern about a federal gun registry in the past. Thus, for example, section 103(i) of Public Law 103-159 (18 U.S.C. 922 note) regarding the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) provides:

No department, agency, officer, or employee of the United States may–

(1) require that any record or portion thereof generated by the system established under this section be recorded at or transferred to a facility owned, managed, or controlled by the United States or any State or political subdivision thereof; or

(2) use the system established under this section to establish any system for the registration of firearms, firearm owners, or firearm transactions or dispositions, except with respect to persons, prohibited by section 922(g) or (n) of title 18, United States Code, or State law, from receiving a firearm.....

(Excerpt) Read more at blog.heritage.org ...


TOPICS: Nevada; Issues; Parties; U.S. Senate
KEYWORDS: banglist; gunconfiscation; guncontrol; harryreid; nevada; pinkyreid; secondamendment
Try it, Slim.
1 posted on 04/03/2013 11:31:47 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Bump


2 posted on 04/03/2013 11:33:34 PM PDT by Jet Jaguar
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Big problem for the dems and feds.


3 posted on 04/03/2013 11:39:20 PM PDT by exnavy (Fish or cut bait ...Got ammo, Godspeed!)
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Gonna be about 100 million people all suddenly losing their registered guns in boating accidents.

The Gun grabber Swat squads will be doing rolling roadblocks on the highways looking for license plates of registered owners, they will be diverted off to a special security lane.

When you stop at any intersection cameras will be tracking your route to see if you frequent a gun range or gun shop, hundreds of millions will be spent for a snitch network.

My advice on all of this is to NEVER fall for a question of what you have, wanting to build or wanting to show off your latest blinged out AR.

Many gun forums already have trolls in place asking sideways questions to bait you into revealing your stash, your collection and your location, not all are trolls, some are egotistical gun newbies who will never shoot their quad railed super bling black rifle.

They say 2 million new registered owners occurred in March, well I bet no less than 20 million bought with NO paperwork, so the Feds will do whatever it takes to go after the ones they cannot track.

I also expect mass migration out of the blue states that are gun grabbers and Obamacare supportive. The Dead States of America.


4 posted on 04/04/2013 2:06:03 AM PDT by Eye of Unk
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I bet no less than 20 million bought with NO paperwork

Yup.
;)

5 posted on 04/04/2013 3:01:12 AM PDT by grobdriver
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

“in some distant future” not hardly. They well try it before hussein leaves, not so distant at all.


6 posted on 04/04/2013 4:21:46 AM PDT by ThunderSleeps (Stop obarma now! Stop the hussein - insane agenda!)
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7 posted on 04/04/2013 4:48:02 AM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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Registration. Confiscation. Extermination.

The signal lesson of modern history.

I will not comply.

What would Michael Collins do?


8 posted on 04/04/2013 5:44:25 AM PDT by Noumenon (What would Michael Collins do?)
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This couldn’t be the same Harry Reid that the NRA has been giving money to over the years; could it?


9 posted on 04/04/2013 6:02:47 AM PDT by Arm_Bears (Ted Kennedy's Oldsmobile has killed more people than my guns.)
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