Skip to comments.Another Gun Ban but directly affects hunters and legal law abiding citizens.
Posted on 05/10/2005 10:22:57 AM PDT by realnola
SB 319, the state level gun ban which is more extensive than the federal ban that sunsetted last year, has been re-referred to the Senate Judiciary C Committee. SB 319 would ban the possession..
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Friday, May 06, 2005
SB 319, the state level gun ban which is more extensive than the federal ban that sunsetted last year, has been re-referred to the Senate Judiciary C Committee. SB 319 would ban the possession and future purchase of certain semi-automatic firearms unless an individual has obtained a two-year, $100 permit from the State Police. The bill also imposes restrictions on firearm sales and record keeping requirements on licensed dealers, including a $50 tax on ammunition that can be used on firearms targeted by the bill.
The committee is expected to hear the bill on May 17, at 9:00 a.m., in Committee Room A of the State Capitol in Baton Rouge. Please make plans to attend that hearing and begin contacting committee members and urging them to oppose SB 319. For committee members names and contact information, please visit http://www.legis.state.la.us. The Louisiana Senate Judiciary C Committee can be reached at (225) 342-1771.
URGENT CALL TO ACTION: LOUISIANA BILL BANNING SO-CALLED ASSAULT WEAPONS REFERRED TO A DIFFERENT SENATE COMMITTEE AND COULD BE UP FOR A HEARING AS EARLY AS NEXT WEEK! (May 4, 2005)
This week, in an effort to improve her bills chances for passage, Sen. Ann Duplessis (D-New Orleans) managed to get SB 319 re-referred to the Senate Judiciary C Committee, of which she is a sitting member (see below).
Senate Judiciary C meets Tuesdays at 9:00 am in Committee Room A of the State Capitol. The committee does not set its weekly agenda until the Friday or Monday before the Tuesday meeting.
SB 319 could be heard on the following dates -- be sure to check http://www.legis.state.la.us/ or call the committee at (225) 342-1771 to verify whether the bill will be heard on any of these dates:
Tuesday, May 10 or Tuesday, May 17 or Tuesday, May 24
If you would be interested in coming to Baton Rouge to testify against either of these measures, please contact David Myers at NRA HQ at firstname.lastname@example.org. We are especially interested in any impact witnesses who have expertise on semi-automatic firearm design and function, or any licensed dealers who would be negatively impacted by this measure.
IT IS NOW CRITICAL THAT YOU CONTACT MEMBERS OF THE SENATE JUDICIARY C COMMITTEE AND URGE THEM TO OPPOSE SB 319.
Senate Judiciary C Committee:
Sen. Joel Chaisson, Chairman (D-Destrehan) Capitol Office (225) 342-2040 District Office (985) 764-9911 email@example.com
Sen. Lydia Jackson, Vice-Chair (D-Shreveport) Capitol Office (225) 342-2040 District Office (318) 676-7029 firstname.lastname@example.org
Sen. Sharon Weston Broome (D-Baton Rouge) Capitol Office (225) 342-2040 District Office (225) 359-9352 email@example.com
Sen. Ann Duplessis (D-New Orleans) Capitol Office (225) 342-2040 District Office (504) 243-7795 firstname.lastname@example.org
Sen. Mike Michot (R-Lafayette) Capitol Office (225) 342-2040 District Office (337) 262-1332 email@example.com
Sen. Willie Mount (D-Lake Charles) Capitol Office (225) 342-2040 District Office (337) 491-2016 firstname.lastname@example.org
Sen. Tom Schedler (R-Mandeville) Capitol Office (225) 342-2040 District Office (985) 727-7949 email@example.com
Its crazy and disguisting.
/SB 319 would ban the possession and future purchase of certain semi-automatic firearms unless an individual has obtained a two-year, $100 permit from the State Police. The bill also imposes restrictions on firearm sales and record keeping requirements on licensed dealers, including a $50 tax on ammunition that can be used on firearms targeted by the bill. /
A ban? Sounds like a tax to me.
I still dont understand what these minority people want from us, all our ability to hunt, defend, and for what? What power trip do they hold up their sleve that they are so scared of Americans being armed that they have to start removing our rights.
This is how it is done, desensitizing the population a little at a time, adjusting us to a law here, new one there till you wake up one day and you have nothing left. When you lose your ability to feed and defend you are as useless and helpless as all these others in these third world dictatorships and countries. We are next, there is no more free country.
posession. I don't think it is right for me to have to be recorded as owning a labeled gun. They require fingerprint cards and a lot of money. The tax on the ammo is insane in itself. I am going to blow my savings on ammunition before it's too late. If this one dont pass then another will eventually.
It's a ban, read it clearly. BAN THE POSSESSION AND FUTURE PURCHASE. Simple and clear cut, possession is the key word there.
This is in Louisiana, what chance does it have? I'm not saying take it laying down, to the contrary, flood their lines.
If you can obtain it, even if you have a permit, it isn't a ban.
Last time I checked, a ban meant you couldn't get something at all.
That being said, I hate extra taxes.
Louisiana, the "Sportsman's Paradise" will never go for this.
Sometimes it is embarassing knowing that the people that you elected don't have the sense to pour piss out of a boot.
The good citizens of Louisiana will never let this by. But just in case, I'm writing a few letters and planning on making a huge ammo purchase.
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In theory. However, in Reality, what happens is that the sheriff of the county or parish simply refuses to issue such permits, claiming "nobody really needs one" or some such. For example, in theory it's possible to get a CCW permit in California. However, in most counties, the sheriff is not willing to issue them -- except to politicians such as Diane Feinstein!
N.O.'s been having a lot of crime involving AK's recently. Anyone know what that is about?
We're all in this together, keep up the fight.
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