Skip to comments."Yes We Can . . . Ban Guns"--Obama Announces Gun Ban Agenda Before The Final Vote Count Is In
Posted on 11/09/2008 2:44:27 AM PST by Perseverando
Senator Barack Obama's presidential campaign slogan, "the audacity of hope," should have instead been "the audacity of deceit." After months of telling the American people that he supports the Second Amendment, and only hours after being declared the president-elect, the Obama transition team website announced an agenda taken straight from the anti-gun lobby--four initiatives designed to ban guns and drive law-abiding firearm manufacturers and dealers out of business:
"Making the expired federal assault weapons ban permanent." Perhaps no other firearm issue has been more dishonestly portrayed by gun prohibitionists. Notwithstanding their predictions that the ban's expiration in 2004 would bring about the end of civilization, for the last four years the nation's murder rate has been lower than anytime since the mid-1960s. Studies for Congress, the Congressional Research Service, the National Institute of Justice, the National Academy of Sciences, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have found no evidence that gun prohibition or gun control reduces crime. Guns that were affected by the ban are used in only a tiny fraction of violent crime-about 35 times as many people are murdered without any sort of firearm (knives, bare hands, etc.), as with "assault weapons." Obama says that "assault weapons" are machine guns that "belong on foreign battlefields," but that is a lie; the guns are only semi-automatic, and they are not used by a military force anywhere on the planet.
"Repeal the Tiahrt Amendment." The amendment--endorsed by the Fraternal Order of Police--prohibits the release of federal firearm tracing information to anyone other than a law enforcement agency conducting a bona fide criminal investigation. Anti-gun activists oppose the restriction, because it prevents them from obtaining tracing information and using it in frivolous lawsuits against law-abiding firearm manufacturers. Their lawsuits seek to obtain huge financial judgments . . .
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Drunk drivers and medical malpractice kill more people every year than guns do.
Ban alcohol, cars and quacks!
Stupidity kills more than that.
This is really a no brain er...how else is he going to retain power.DUH!
Take a bike!
Your carbon footprint is killing us all!
[collect the whole set of planets and win valuable prizes!]
According to Obama, pump action shotguns, rifles that shoot further than 300 yards and handguns shorter than 8 inches will be banned as “assault weapons”.
The house-to-house search by the CNSF will happen after the Iranians blow up Tel Aviv and the Russians invade Eastern Europe once again, Oh and Chavez and Whichever Castro is breathing will co-opt all of So America....
When? I’ll get back to you, have to see how fast we descend into Facism..
You can’t simply declare a law permenant
Walking and biking cause me to emit harmful gases into the atmosphere.
“Walking and biking cause me to emit harmful gases into the atmosphere”.
Especially after eating Mexican Food.
He's only going to ban our guns.
you forgot “fill your tires” on that non-existent car
This guy will be a one termer for sure.He can do a lot of damage in four years.Hopefully the mid terms will limit his power.
Several species just went extinct because of you.
I hope you’re happy.
If we'd had more to spare, we'd have re-upped Second Amendment Sisters and JPFO, but that was all we could manage here.
I urge all member to think on this, well.
You may not get another chance.
Too much information.....:))
Remember Obama says: "Yes we can!"
All things are possible with the Obamassiah . . . except the Second Amendment.
And you can't just make a redneck obey it either...
Please join the NRA if you can. We have to gear up now in the next two months for what looks like will be the greatest assault by an incoming administration on the Second Amendment since FDR and Clinton.
The telephone number is 1-877-NRA-2000.
Also, I would recommend joining other gunowners orgnizations, such as the Second Amendment Foundation (1-800-426-4302) and Gunowners of America (1-703-321-8585).
Your dues will help pay for what will be an expensive fight. I remember the early days of the Clinton administration well, and it is far more timeconsuming and expensive to fight the gungrabbers in the Congress with no hope of a veto.
The gungrabbers are celebrating the Kenyan Clown's victory, and now believe that gun control is a winning issue:
The Brady Campaign has issued an in-depth report called "Guns & The 2008 Elections: Common Sense Gun Laws Won, The NRA Lost, & What it Means."
The analysis highlights what happened in states with high gun ownership and states where the National Rifle Association spent millions on ads to attack the Obama-Biden ticket.
The report shows that support for gun laws can be a winning message for politicians and not a dangerous political "wedge" issue. It makes the case that voters want pragmatic solutions to protect their families and communities from gun violence and know that sensible gun laws won't hurt legitimate gun owners. (Source: http://www.bradycampaign.org/.)
This is going to be bad time for all of us, and if you want to preserve the Second Amendment, it's going to be an expensive one.
I am just trying to think of my fellow man, and save the planet... and the squirrels...
That was Shibumi’s non-car.
I’m using an eco-friendly goat cart, at present.
[the “emissions” make good fertilizer and when the “motor” goes bad, I can feed it to my dogs].....;]
The way I see it, buying a boatload of ammo now means that you can sell it to your friends at a profit under the table later.
Oh, well, if it’s “For The Squirrels”, I’m down with it.
[”nuttiest” cause ever]....;-D
why isn’t the NRA and the Republican party out there running commericals or are we waiting until after his Royal Highness Coronation?
I’m tempted to go out and buy some of the guns that I know wil be banned soon, but unless there is a way to purchase them without leaving a permanent paper trail, Obama’s goons will just show up at my door one day asking me to hand over the AR-15 etc.
Good question. It may be because we were in a state considered safe for Mac, but I never saw a one, from either, during the election, except the national ones on the networks.
What makes you think they can get airtime now???
The MSM is notorious for refusing to run NRA ads.
No, but he can pass a new assault weapons ban, which unlike the last one, won’t include a sunset provision.
I’m sure he plans on only letting people who register all their guns, pay an annual fee to be allowed to own them, (Like Canada) qualify for a “license”, and keep them “safe” in a Government controlled facility, you know, where Children and those with “mental” problems cannot get hold of them. (Conservatism will ten be deemed as a “mental” condition.)
Obama’s “Security Force” will also be charged with watching web sites like this, to identify those with “mental” problems and promptly get warrants, etc, to search and confiscate their firearms.
They will also ban ammunition sales and manufacture, except for government use.
As Larry the Cable Guy says: Guns don’t kill people. If you can blame guns for killing people, then I can blame my pencil for my spelling mistakes.
Be careful there......
You will be handled like a Drug Cartel kingpin. The ATF will storm your home with a swat team and cart you off to Federal Prison without a trial.
See my tagline ... remember that oath you swore?
ping for later read
Save money - go life.
If the Big O was successful into banning all gun ownership and his Gestapo force has untold amounts of money to reward those that turn in their neighbors I kid you not there will be an unbelievable amount of extremists that have watched TV shows about using ordinary items available in junk yards, kitchens, backyards and every hardware store in the US and with all these resources plus returning vets that have seen IED’s it will be a rout, Hollywood writers could not create a script to compare to the vast resources a ticked off American can come up with.
Many of us have a skill, and that skill can be innocently adapted.
With shows like CSI many of us know of the methods used by investigators to find the guilty.
The Big O would have to completely shut down all shows even vaguely hinting of subversive practices, even innocent shows.
And then the stores would be subjected about selling articles that can be used as materials, stores across the country will require “papers” when you shop if you buy bleach.
America will lose its freedom in a lot of areas, why? All because there will be a president elect that wants “change” and the change will be of the ideology of supporting his beliefs or the beliefs of those that have planned for the destruction of America.
And they are doing it, right now.
The Republicans are licking their wounds. The NRA has been (and is) running ads. The problem is that many media venues will not run their advertising.
It’s true that “unpapered” guns are preferred to those on a 4473 form, but recall that this only `registers’ the gun at the point of initial retail sale.
There’s not a federal law I know of that requires you to notify the authorities when you have sold, transferred, or otherwise disposed of the firearm listed on that 4473.
“In order to have a registration law, there must also be a deregistration law”
If they come to your house, you can say,
“I sold it for cash”
“I threw it into the lake/river/ocean just to keep you from getting your hands on it”
If they search your house and come up empty-handed, what is your crime (unless martial law is in effect)?
Private sales (between two non-FFL individuals) devoid of any paperwork are still legal in most states.
I live in one: Texas.
This, coincidentally, has a complementary effect, if you live in such a state. The Obamaniacs come around and ask for the AR, you claim you sold it to a private buyer a few weeks before the ban went into effect. Unless you’re really unlucky and are one of the first people they went to (unlikely) you will have gotten enough warning to hide your weapons where the Obamaniacs won’t find them.
Of course, if they’re going door to door, it may then be time to begin to consider USING the rifles once they leave your premises.
Some states now require all firearm sales to go through an FFL, just FYI.
If you live in such a state, move immediately.
There will be no asking.
Here's how these things work. Informers. These will be your O-ba-ma co-workers who heard you say something about guns, hunting, the Constitution, or just plain don't like you. They have a quiet word with the O-Political officer at your place of employment.
Next, At dawn your neighborhood is surrounded by squads of police with dogs, maybe ATF agents.
Then they shoot your dogs, cats, hamsters, gerbils, etc. You and your family and any neighborhood "friends" will be dragged from your homes. Trussed and forced to kneel while your home is dismantled because you have obviously hidden things in the wall, under floorboards, etc.
You and your weeping family will remain on display during the whole ordeal, as the prototypical "enemy of the People". Rabble rousers will incite the mob for some street justice. Followed by bbq and re-distribution of your goods.
If you survive the "street justice" you will be billed for all expenses incurred. And this is the good version. Usually it's just Molotov cocktails at night.
Another clever one that someone else thought of:
After getting the word and hiding your guns, cast several thousand pound concrete blivets in your front or back yard. When they come by, point them to the blivets and inform them that the weapons they seek are probably in them. Watch the fun - most ATF search teams will not be equipped with cranes or 5 ton trucks.
Gun control is actually people control.
I started the process of acquiring my Tennessee carry permit Saturday; I completed the course work and shooting 48 rounds at various distances. Now here is the question - Do I want Komrad Obama to know that I have a gun and allowed to carry it? In tenessee the carry permit is included in the data base the cops access during traffic stops. I have not purchased a firearm since the era of the instant background check except two rifles through the curio and relic law.
In which case, they already “know” you have multiple guns, so you might as well get the permit.