Skip to comments.Holder continues his attack on 2nd Amendment
Posted on 02/25/2009 7:48:39 PM PST by TornadoAlley3
At a press conference today announcing the drug cartel arrests (in which he had little to no involvement), US AG Holder also suggested that re-instituting a U.S. ban on the sale of assault weapons would help reduce the bloodshed in Mexico, where last year 6,000 people were killed in drug-related violence.
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Exact quote As President Obama indicated during the campaign, there are just a few gun-related changes that we would like to make, and among them would be to reinstitute the ban on the sale of assault weapons, Mr. Holder said. I think that will have a positive impact in Mexico, at a minimum.-Holder
Hopefully the next 2nd Amendment case SCOTUS will address these issues so they can stop nickle and diming us.
I am going to make an assault on rib-tips, mojo sauce, lottery tickets, bling-bling, Kool cigarettes, as well as studded, shiny, and fur trimmed objects.
That’s a Mexican problem. My liberty is an American thing, no connection whatsoever.
Who gives a crap about how another countrys thugs get their weapons?!?!
You didn’t seem to care about the definition of “asault weapon” when it came to the FALN you two-bit phoney!
Yes, Holder. Banning automatic weapons from Americans will definately keep them out of the hands of criminals in Mexico with the money to go to any market in the western hemisphere (or any other hemisphere) to buy their guns. Yet another example of stupidity from the Obamasiah Administration.
Rising in opposition this afternoon was Sen. Tom Coburn (R-Okla.), who said that despite his view of Holder as a good man, Holder’s lack of good judgment precluded him from supporting his confirmation. “I have high praise for Eric Holder as an individual and as a lawyer,” he said. “I believe certain aspects, however, of his record disqualify him from serving as attorney general.” Coburn noted that he didn’t believe Holder would adequately defend the First and Second Amendments.
Banning guns in the US will help reduce bloodshed in Mexico.
One of the most dumb-ass things that I have ever heard.
1. Who cares if it helps Mexico or not? We don’t set internal policies to help other nations.
2. Maybe some of the Mexicans being killed actually deserve to be killed, and perhaps some of those killed are good for US security.
3. We have a 2nd Amendment that preempts your attempts you stupid Marxist Trotsky-ite.
So this is the approach they will take...
Without a sensationalized shooting involving “assault weapons” to point to, they are going to justify it by the violence in other countries.
Out of the desire of not being banned(or potentially arrested), I’ll say no more.
Mexican drug-runner: “Hey vato, I need twenty AR-15’s.”
Mexican gun-runner: “Sorry, the U.S. just made all assault rifles illegal, you’ll have to wait for a Republican President to overturn this law.”
Mexican drug-runner: “Okay, I’ll just quit my job for now running drugs, and take that job at El Taco Hut, they’re paying $8/hr + benefits.”
from ABC news, Obama /assault weapons ban.
Ciudad Juarez would be a good place to start.
During his confirmation hearing, Holder told the Senate Judiciary Committee about other gun control measures the Obama administration may consider.
“I think closing the gun show loophole, the banning of cop-killer bullets and I also think that making the assault weapons ban permanent, would be something that would be permitted under Heller,” Holder said, referring to the Supreme Court ruling in Washington, D.C. v. Heller, which asserted the Second Amendment as an individual’s right to own a weapon.
A pathetic excuse
These people are a dumb bunch of ...........
I prefer CW2 easier to type.
how do OUR gun laws have a positive impact on Mexico?
This guy is a maaarooon.
Because, of course, there are no AKs south of Mexico in Central America and the drug cartels wouldn’t know how to move them north if there were. /SARC
And since when are US citizens’ rights subject to what is happening in another country? Oh, that’s right, since the dumbed down American public elected a bunch of One World Socialists to run (ruin) this once great nation...
This man is such a joke.
YOU CAN'T LEGALLY BUY AN "AK-47" HERE!!!!!
With regard to the "similar kind of weapons", is he talking about machine guns? It's about as difficult to buy one of those legally as it is to buy an AK-47 illegally.
This statement is nothing but a lame pathetic excuse to push his personal agenda. Folks, if you even remotely desire to own a firearm of the so called "assault weapon" type, buy it now. This tells us they are just looking for any dammed reason they can come up with to do it. If I were a betting man, I'd wager that we have less than a year until they go for the ban.
We can only hope there are enough pro-2nd amendment republicans, combined with just enough democrats that don't desire political suicide to stop it.
Don't you know guns have supernatural powers?
We’ll see AWB2 before CW2.
Holder..this loser called us cowards. The moron hasn’t got a clue and this is just an excuse to disarm US citizens. This fool shouldn’t be in any public office much less Attorney General.
I’m pretty sure assault weapons are already illegal in Mexico, as are other firearms. That is the biggest cause of the violence plaguing our southern neighbors. The criminals are the only people with guns, which leaves innocent citizens helpless to fight back. I rather doubt it will spill over very far into Texas.
maybe, there are other things going on as well that might trigger it unfortunately.
Calling us all cowards is not going to help him to peacefully disarm us. Quite the opposite.
Choose your poison. We have got them all in stock.
all of them seem to be play these days unfortunately.
Hey Holder. The Mexican thugs are also armed with mortars and RPGs. Did they get those from America also?
Holder is a lying punk! Those weapons are not coming from the US. They are coming from all over central and south America.
Hell...Chavez built an AK plant in Venezuela and has already said he was going to spread those weapons in Latin America to “help” the people.
Why is it OUR job to reduce the bloodshed in that sewer called Mexico? If the @$$holes at the border would do their job, guns wouldn’t be taken into Mexico. We’re already spending a fortune trying to handle Mexico’s poverty problem, I don’t think our Second Amendment rights should be trampled to stop THEIR bloodshed problem.
"I think closing the gun show loophole, the banning of cop-killer bullets and I also think that making the assault weapons ban permanent, would be something that would be permitted under Heller," Holder said. "And besides, you all are just a bunch of cowards anyway, so this should be easy to accomplish."
Yes something definitely stinks about all this.
Well I’m sure Holder won’t allow that!
Obama will seek these 4 elements in a gun bill
1. An expanded HR 45, gun owner licensing. All gun owners will have to have these licenses, even owners of facilimie weapons (AKA Airsoft and BB). Licenses will only be granted if the records of the applicant are clean (This includes misdemeanors from decades ago). Licensees will be required to hold $1 million in liability insurance. Possession of otherwise permitted weapons (See #3) without license is a felony.
2. Ammunition accountability... All ammo will be required to be microstamped and will be taxed $1/round. All non stamped ammo will be required to be turned in or thrown away. Possession of non-marked ammo is a felony. This part of the act also bans “Cop Killer” bullets.
3. Expanded “Assault Weapons” ban— This includes most all semiauto rifles, anything that can be “Bump Fired”, Semiauto handguns, and Semi-auto shotguns. It also includes pump-action shotguns and “Sniper Rifles” AKA your deer rifle. The AWB will also require people with “Prebans” to register their guns as Machine Guns, and that the tax stamp will go up to $10,000 per weapon, or turn it in without compensation...
4. Expansion of the Lautenbach amendment: Removes “Domestic Violence” as disqualifier to gun ownership, inserts any misdemeanor as disqualifer... Anyone with a misdemeanor on their record will be prohibited from owning a firearm. This includes DUI and traffic offenses, and offenses decades ago.
There you have it in a nutshell...
Holder is an idiot and not fit to hold the position he is in.
Also, if a ban is instituted, I’m cutting the Government off. No more guns for them from my company...
Sadly...your books are quite prescient.
I guess they are too stupid to be warned off. What a train wreck is coming now.