Skip to comments.Clinton changes handgun position
Posted on 05/31/2008 7:41:50 AM PDT by george76
Registry not appropriate for all states.
Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Rodham Clinton told Montana reporters Friday that she no longer favors national handgun registration and licensing, even as she supports such measures in her adopted state of New York.
"What I came out for was the New York law," the U.S. senator said in a noon conference call Friday. "I don't think there is any contradiction between defending Second Amendment rights and trying to keep guns out of the hands of" criminals and the mentally ill.
In 2000, as she was beginning her campaign for senator from New York, Clinton came out as first lady in favor of licensing and registering of all new handguns sold in the United States. She also supported a bill that would create a registry of all guns sold in the U.S., along with requiring buyers to get a license and undergo a background check.
Clinton said Friday that guns are "reaping all kinds of damage" in some parts of the country and that governments there ought to be able to license and register handguns if it makes streets safer.
But she said such laws may not be appropriate in Montana.
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I don't either, Senator Clinton. Even with strict scrutiny on the right to keep and bear arms, the government has compelling interest in doing so.
However, that's not at all what you socialist do-gooders have been trying to do for the last forty years. It's just your cover story.
And as such, a pathological liar. Present day Democrat voters come in two major categories from what I can observe...fellow travelers, and suckers.
If Hillary is speaking she is lying....
But as soon as leftist policies have provided Montana with a few teeming, squalid urban cesspools, presumably such laws will then be appropriate.
hillary’s position on whether or not beef should be on the menu depends on whether she is talking to the cattle or the wolves.
In Montana its no In NY its yes...She is so full of shit
Never believe a Clinton or an Obama!
trying to keep guns out of the hands of” criminals and the mentally ill.
So she admits she should never be allowed to own a gun?
Clinton said Friday that guns are reaping all kinds of damage in some parts of the country
More accurate statement is that “criminals are reaping all kinds of havoc” in some parts of the country.
But she being one of the criminals it hits to closee to home to be honest, so she does as always lies to our faces
Consistency is the hobgoblin of small minds. /s
I'll be satisfied when they are all green.
Yes, that will be a great day indeed.
I am encouraged by the progress that we have made over the last 20 years of expansion with respect to "shall-issue" concealed carry laws, and our successes with "stand your ground" laws. People like Ms. Marion Hammer deserve a lot of praise for their steady work on this type of legislative progress.
But, like you, I will only be satisfied when the whole map is green.
Her lips are moving...
No, Marxism is reaping all kinds of damage in some parts of the country. And in certain Marxist strongholds, especially among certain demographics of those cites, that damage manifests itself as violence committed with firearms among others.
...and that governments there ought to be able to license and register handguns if it makes streets safer.
Whether they ought to or not, they have. And the result has been without exception to create the most dangerous ares in the country.
ares = areas
I recall reading, though I haven't found a proper cite, that the notion of a single woman being allowed to demand child support is comparatively recent, and was imposed by judges rather than legislators. I strongly suspect that notion has done more damage than almost any other, since it served to grant legitimacy to the concept of single motherhood.
IMHO, unless a mother is in a position to support a child without the aid of money forcibly taken from someone else, giving the child up for adoption would in almost all cases be better for everyone concerned. Allowing the mother to demand child support from the father will encourage a course of action which will be to everyone's detriment.
When I saw the title I thought it meant that Hillary was going to hold her pistol like a gang banger now.