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Police chiefs call for ban on assault weapons
Miami Herald ^ | Sep. 20, 2007 | SUSANNAH A. NESMITH

Posted on 09/20/2007 12:42:47 PM PDT by neverdem

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AL DIAZ/MIAMI HERALD STAFF
City of Miami Police Chief John Timoney: 'The resolution of this is in the nation's capital. But there's no appetite to address that.'
Police chiefs: Restore assault weapons ban

This is two days in a row for this paper and author. The neoCOM base is getting way out of control.

1 posted on 09/20/2007 12:42:50 PM PDT by neverdem
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To: neverdem
“reducing the ``firepower available to criminals.’”

BS BS BS. nuff said.

2 posted on 09/20/2007 12:45:16 PM PDT by hophead ( "Enjoy Every Sandwich")
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Assault weapons owners call for ban on the International Association of Chiefs of Police.


3 posted on 09/20/2007 12:46:07 PM PDT by magslinger (Be wary of strong drink. It can make you shoot at tax collectors. And miss. R.A.Heinlein)
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''There's absolutely no reason I can see having these weapons out on the street,'' he said.

Except for the hurricane aftermath - when there are no police. And for riots - when the police are busy elsewhere. And for terrorists - when the police are not around...

4 posted on 09/20/2007 12:46:13 PM PDT by 2banana (My common ground with terrorists - they want to die for islam and we want to kill them)
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To: neverdem

Domestic Enemy

5 posted on 09/20/2007 12:46:52 PM PDT by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilisation is aborting, buggering, and contracepting itself out of existence.)
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How about a ban on illegal aliens....if they are gonna break the law entering the country...they ain’t gonna follow no weapons laws


6 posted on 09/20/2007 12:47:35 PM PDT by UCFRoadWarrior (FantasyCollegeBlitz.com)
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To: neverdem

Of course, this is the same organization that was just purchased outright by the Joyce Foundation, so this little press release is no surprise...

http://armsandthelaw.com/archives/2007/09/joyce_foundatio_9.php


7 posted on 09/20/2007 12:48:26 PM PDT by ajwharton
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To: neverdem
It is already illegal for criminals to own any weapon. So what's the point?

These people are morons.

8 posted on 09/20/2007 12:48:49 PM PDT by Cobra64 (www.BulletBras.net)
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“Dr. David Shatz, a University of Miami trauma surgeon at Jackson Memorial Hospital, sees the trend in the emergency room.

‘’The appearance of violent crime has dropped in half in the last six or seven years,’’ he said. “

Yes it has. Violent crime dropped because...... On March 23, 2005, The Florida Senate passed SB-436, the “Castle Doctrine” unanimously, by a vote of 39 YEAS to zero NAYS.

And the fact it is a “must issue” state.


9 posted on 09/20/2007 12:49:39 PM PDT by hophead ( "Enjoy Every Sandwich")
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“The International Association of Chiefs of Police urged Congress to pass `an effective assault weapons ban.”

Which means, of course, that The International Association of Chiefs of Police has no idea what the political definition of an “assault weapon” is.

Surrounded by morons!!


10 posted on 09/20/2007 12:51:54 PM PDT by vetsvette (Bring Him Back)
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To: neverdem

I personally don’t give a damn what the National Association of Police Chiefs calls for. The Police Chiefs Association for one does not speak for rank and file officers, they are puppets who speak for the politicians who hire them. A police chief is hired by a mayor, a city manager or a city council and he can be fired by those same people. When the nation’s sheriffs speak up I then listen because sheriffs are elected to office by the citizens of this country and they answer directly to each and every voter. That’s why you’ll never see a group of sheriffs posed in pictures around liberal politicians.


11 posted on 09/20/2007 12:51:57 PM PDT by Plains Drifter (If guns kill people, wouldn't there be a lot of dead people at gun shows?)
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To: ajwharton

Thanks for the link.


12 posted on 09/20/2007 12:52:06 PM PDT by neverdem (Call talk radio. We need a Constitutional Amendment for Congressional term limits. Let's Roll!)
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I read the word International in their name and saw no need to read further. Typical. Globalists.
13 posted on 09/20/2007 12:52:22 PM PDT by Ides of March (Beware.)
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The International Association of Chiefs of Police urged Congress to pass "an effective assault weapons ban."

The International Association of Chiefs of Police issued a report Wednesday calling for a ban on assault weapons, arguing it will make officers safer by reducing the "firepower available to criminals."

Why, yes! Of course! All we have to do is make guns illegal and they'll disappear. It's so brilliant, yet so simple. I wonder why nobody has thought of this before today?

After all, the ban on the growth of marijuana has stopped marijuana production and made it impossible to obtain in the USA. The ban on methamphetamine production and possession has eradicated that particular horror from our midst. Drunk driving laws have completely put to rest the fear of being struck by an intoxicated driver.

Moreover, laws restricting the flow rate of my shower head guarantee that there will never again be a drought in America. The laws barring illegal entry into my country make it certain that the only competition I have for employment comes from other legal workers.

Overall, I just love laws! They solve everything.

Have a problem? Just get a law passed, and your problem goes away. Criminals will stop being criminals just as soon as we pass enough laws to leave them no other option!

Up with laws, regulations and widespread government control of everything! Call your congressman today! Do it now! Tell him that you want more laws so your life can be perfect. Obviously, the only reason it isn't perfect already is that there aren't enough laws!

14 posted on 09/20/2007 12:53:29 PM PDT by TChris (Governments don't RAISE money; they TAKE it.)
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To: 2banana

And that pesky little thing called the 2nd Amendment...


15 posted on 09/20/2007 12:53:54 PM PDT by rockrr (Global warming is to science what Islam is to religion)
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To: neverdem

A policeman’s job is only easy in a police state.
- Orson Welles


16 posted on 09/20/2007 12:55:18 PM PDT by HuntsvilleTxVeteran (Remember the Alamo, Goliad and WACO, It is Time for a new San Jacinto)
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To: neverdem
The International Association of Chiefs of Police urged Congress to pass `an effective assault weapons ban.'

An oxymoron proposed by morons.

17 posted on 09/20/2007 12:58:42 PM PDT by Disambiguator (What's the temperature, Albert?)
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To: neverdem

Stupid


18 posted on 09/20/2007 12:59:46 PM PDT by wastedyears (George Orwell was a clairvoyant.)
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Golf club = assault weapon


19 posted on 09/20/2007 1:01:07 PM PDT by wastedyears (George Orwell was a clairvoyant.)
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To: neverdem

There has been a push in Miami/Dade for the evillookinggun ban for a number of years.

And this Looney Timooney even LOOKS like an officer straight out of the 3rd reich.


20 posted on 09/20/2007 1:02:38 PM PDT by woollyone (whyquit.com ...if you think you can't quit, you're simply not informed yet.)
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