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Obama to Seek New Assault Weapons Ban
ABC News ^ | 02-25-2009 | Jason Ryan

Posted on 02/25/2009 8:20:19 PM PST by model B

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," Holder told reporters.

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.

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Cop killer bullets? Is he talking about hollowpoints?
1 posted on 02/25/2009 8:20:19 PM PST by model B
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To: model B

Either that or the old teflon-coated ones.


2 posted on 02/25/2009 8:21:56 PM PST by txnativegop (God Bless America! (NRA-Endowment))
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To: model B

Um, AG Holder, you may want to look at a map. Mexico can obtain waepons smuggled to any point along their coastline and from their southern border...idiot.


3 posted on 02/25/2009 8:22:09 PM PST by Army Air Corps (Four fried chickens and a coke)
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To: model B

Yes, those head-chopping drug cartels will turn theirs in right away.


4 posted on 02/25/2009 8:22:32 PM PST by Inkie (Attn Dems: Loose Lips Sink Ships -- but hey, I guess that's your goal))
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To: txnativegop

Watch out! they are coming for moly bullets! Target shooters beware.


5 posted on 02/25/2009 8:22:41 PM PST by txnativegop (God Bless America! (NRA-Endowment))
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To: model B

i guess he thinks black talons are still widely available? this guy truly is an idiot.


6 posted on 02/25/2009 8:22:49 PM PST by thefactor (yes, as a matter of fact, i DID only read the excerpt)
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To: model B

Usually the gun grabbers mean any bullet that can penetrate the soft body armor Police usually wear.


7 posted on 02/25/2009 8:23:08 PM PST by Anti-Bubba182
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To: model B

Eric is stomping on American citizens’ rights to solve a Mexican problem? This guy is unbelievable.


8 posted on 02/25/2009 8:24:37 PM PST by Thrownatbirth (.....Iraq Invasion fan since '91.)
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To: model B

Great. The AG is a bona fide self-admitted domestic enemy of the Constitution. What now?


9 posted on 02/25/2009 8:25:17 PM PST by TaoOfSteve
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To: model B; Eaker; AK2KX; Ancesthntr; ApesForEvolution; aragorn; archy; backhoe; Badray; t_skoz; ...
CW2 Ping.

"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,"

"Gun show loophole" = no private sales or transfers without the fedgov's permission and knowledge and full registration.

"Cop killer bullets" = standard centerfire rifle ammo that can penetrate a cop's kevlar vest. This means your 30-30 lever gun's ammo.

"Assault weapons ban permanent" = Ban semi-auto rifles, with no sunset clause.

It's coming, folks. And this is coming from the AG who just called us all cowards.


10 posted on 02/25/2009 8:25:19 PM PST by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: model B

I predict this will Hussein’s first legislative defeat.


11 posted on 02/25/2009 8:25:34 PM PST by KoRn
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To: model B

The drug cartels will always find a way to get the the weapons they want. Not our problem. And it is not an excuse to violate American civil rights.


12 posted on 02/25/2009 8:25:55 PM PST by oyez (People! You're being pimped!)
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To: Anti-Bubba182

Technically, a cottonball is a cop killer if you can throw it hard enough...


13 posted on 02/25/2009 8:25:57 PM PST by sscoots969
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To: model B
How about we send the 1st Marine Expeditionary Brigade to stabilize old Klepxico.

The Marines get to kill drug dealers and mexican police and soldiers supporting the cartels and we don't have to put up with that punk ass trying to do an end run around the Second Amendment again.

I'd say that is a much better solution.

14 posted on 02/25/2009 8:28:15 PM PST by Dr.Zoidberg
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To: model B
If we did not allow illegals to come to America, they would not buy assault weapons.

Everyone knows that Mexico's honest government officials, police, and military stop any assault weapons from entering their country.

Zero and Holder actually believe USA is the primary source for every Mexican criminals arms purchase?

Holder and Zero are the poster boys for the failure of affirmative action.

15 posted on 02/25/2009 8:29:50 PM PST by highpockets
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To: Travis McGee

I hear you Travis - I think we’re moving closer to outlawing the government. Load up!!


16 posted on 02/25/2009 8:30:06 PM PST by sscoots969
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To: txnativegop; Joe Brower; Squantos
The Obama administration will seek to reinstate the assault weapons ban that expired in 2004 during the Bush administration, Attorney General Eric Holder said today. "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," Holder told reporters.

"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 abunch of cowards anyway, so this should be easy to accomplish."


17 posted on 02/25/2009 8:30:45 PM PST by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: model B

Thanks for the GOP majority you filthy tyrant.


18 posted on 02/25/2009 8:30:56 PM PST by Sir Gawain (With Obama's "tax cut" I can afford a torch and a pitchfork in just TWO WEEKS!)
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To: model B

I wonder how the Obama voters, the third party voters that wasted their votes and the all or nothing stay at home conservatives that did not vote and feel about this? This is their train wreck. We will reap what their votes sowed.


19 posted on 02/25/2009 8:31:57 PM PST by utahson
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To: Travis McGee

We’ll see who the cowards are. They’ll be the ones in bulletproof limos.


20 posted on 02/25/2009 8:32:07 PM PST by Sir Gawain (With Obama's "tax cut" I can afford a torch and a pitchfork in just TWO WEEKS!)
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To: Travis McGee

do you think he has any idea of the hornets nest he’s about to kick?


21 posted on 02/25/2009 8:32:14 PM PST by txnativegop (God Bless America! (NRA-Endowment))
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To: model B

You can tell that this rookie Holder is nothing but a moron. He uses Hollywoodspeak. “Cop killer bullets” Gimme a break! He has watched way too many movies.


22 posted on 02/25/2009 8:32:16 PM PST by FlingWingFlyer (Just being a "U.S. citizen" does not make one an American.)
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To: sscoots969

Absolutely AND every hunting rifle caliber. What you can count on is the regulations proposed by Holder, et al. are both ignorant and dishonest. Holder does not give a fig for Mexican stability. He wants to take guns from law abiding citizens and make the population easier to push around.


23 posted on 02/25/2009 8:32:39 PM PST by Anti-Bubba182
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To: model B

The hits just keep on coming.


24 posted on 02/25/2009 8:34:06 PM PST by Mad_Tom_Rackham (The inmates are now officially running the asylum.)
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To: model B

First bill hits the floor of the house, it will hit the fan.

What can they not understand?

“A well regulated militia being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the People to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed.”

Is that not clear?


25 posted on 02/25/2009 8:34:07 PM PST by Texas Fossil
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To: model B

Gee, and just a few months ago, he said that we didn’t have to worry and to stop buying up guns. What a lying SOB he is.

Like I’m surprised.

Mike


26 posted on 02/25/2009 8:34:41 PM PST by BCR #226 (07/02 SOT www.extremefirepower.com...The BS stops when the hammer drops.)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

yeah a little bell went off in my head when I read “cop killer”. I thought, this clown doesn’t have a clue about what he’s talking about.


27 posted on 02/25/2009 8:34:43 PM PST by model B (attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference -- Sir Winston Churchill)
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To: txnativegop
I doubt he's read these. He might want to, in order to understand that hornet's nest a little better.


28 posted on 02/25/2009 8:35:56 PM PST by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: model B
Cop killer bullets? Is he talking about hollowpoints?

He's talking about bullets in general. That's one of their ultimate objectives.

29 posted on 02/25/2009 8:36:04 PM PST by Spirochete
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To: model B

Very childish and Hollywood-like.


30 posted on 02/25/2009 8:37:35 PM PST by FlingWingFlyer (Just being a "U.S. citizen" does not make one an American.)
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To: FlingWingFlyer
"Cop killer bullets," and "Gun show loophole" and "assault weapon" are deliberated in their vagueness.

For one thing, they know that libtard reporters will never question their loose definitions. They sound great. And by banning them, they can selectively ban every rifle bullet, semi-auto firearm and private sale not approved by the government.

31 posted on 02/25/2009 8:38:10 PM PST by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: model B
Holder, You left Chicago......and victims start decreasing as you drive South from Chicago....There's a BIG victim drop in Kentucky, that continues down thru I-55 south into Tennessee, Arkansas, Mississippi, Louisiana...etc...in proportion to the distance to the unconstitutional Chicago gun laws.

You're not in Kansas anymore....you’re nationwide now.

32 posted on 02/25/2009 8:38:28 PM PST by 4Speed
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To: txnativegop
Naah! he is stupid and his boss is Kenyan.

But you are 100% correct at the hornets nest he is about to kick. It is not going to be pretty.

ΜΟΛΩΝ ΛΑΒE

(mo-lone lah-veh)

Molon labe

"Come and get them."

33 posted on 02/25/2009 8:38:29 PM PST by Texas Fossil
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To: model B

Sure he does. He’s no dummy. Don’t get hung up on actual technical definitions. His definitions are deliberately vague. This way he can ban any rifle bullet he wants to-—or at least put them under severe controls, as in photo ID to purshase with govt records kept etc.


34 posted on 02/25/2009 8:39:56 PM PST by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: model B

Full Metal Jacket are not considered cop killer bullet?


35 posted on 02/25/2009 8:39:57 PM PST by Roger_Wildcat
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To: Texas Fossil

I have been meaning to ask what that phrase meant. Thanks.


36 posted on 02/25/2009 8:40:04 PM PST by txnativegop (God Bless America! (NRA-Endowment))
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To: model B

I think the weasels are beginning to realize that they have to grab the guns before the pot boils over.


37 posted on 02/25/2009 8:40:16 PM PST by Tench_Coxe
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To: model B

Holder will have to go after alot of cops then..because I know quite a few that have been buying guns and ammo in anticipation of fools like Obama and Holder....LOL


38 posted on 02/25/2009 8:40:57 PM PST by penelopesire ("The only CHANGE you will get with the Democrats is the CHANGE left in your pocket")
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To: Anti-Bubba182

Here it is, the Bill of Rights reduced to toilet paper for the DC Elites heinies...


39 posted on 02/25/2009 8:41:30 PM PST by padre35 (You shall not ignore the laws of God, the Market, the Jungle, and Reciprocity Rm10.10)
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To: model B

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.

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...


40 posted on 02/25/2009 8:43:09 PM PST by Thunder90
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Usually the gun grabbers mean any bullet that can penetrate the soft body armor Police usually wear.

Yeah, like a majority of the most popular hunting rifle rounds.

41 posted on 02/25/2009 8:44:41 PM PST by P8riot (I carry a gun because I can't carry a cop.)
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To: model B
banning of cop-killer bullets

Well that could include pretty much anything that comes flying out of the downrange end of a firearm save for a Nerf slug, or a 9mm marshmallow.

42 posted on 02/25/2009 8:44:47 PM PST by RoadKingSE (How do you know that the light at the end of the tunnel isn't a muzzle flash ?)
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To: Thunder90

That would be a rapid prelude to CW2.

I hope those idiots realize that.


43 posted on 02/25/2009 8:44:58 PM PST by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: Thunder90

I also forgot to mention that the AWB will require people with “Prebans” to register their guns as Machine Guns, and that the tax stamp will go up to $10,000 per weapon...


44 posted on 02/25/2009 8:46:18 PM PST by Thunder90
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To: txnativegop
At the Battle of Thermopylae: Leonidas's famous response was for the Persians to "Come and get them" (Μολὼν λἀβε)
45 posted on 02/25/2009 8:46:27 PM PST by Texas Fossil
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To: Travis McGee

“And this is coming from the AG who just called us all cowards.”

I like to think we’re just harmless unless provoked and feel like my government is calling me out.


46 posted on 02/25/2009 8:47:34 PM PST by CodeToad (Liberalism is Communism, and both are a mental disorder. Grow up.)
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To: model B

“Cop killer bullets? Is he talking about hollowpoints?”

Anything that can penetrate a police vest. See how easy that is?


47 posted on 02/25/2009 8:48:04 PM PST by headstamp 2 (Been here before)
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To: Sir Gawain

A 20mm Lahti Anti-tank gun will take that $#!t eating grin off their faces.


48 posted on 02/25/2009 8:48:09 PM PST by P8riot (I carry a gun because I can't carry a cop.)
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To: Thunder90

“Before a standing army can rule, the people must be disarmed; as they are in almost every kingdom of Europe. The supreme power in America cannot enforce unjust laws by the sword; because the whole body of the people are armed, and constitute a force superior to any band of regular troops that can be, on any pretence, raised in the United States.” —Noah Webster, An Examination of the Leading Principles of the Federal Constitution, 10 October 1787


49 posted on 02/25/2009 8:48:17 PM PST by PROSOUTH ( Deo Vindice "God Will Vindicate")
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To: Texas Fossil

I am assuming that is Greek in the parentheses? I know the saying, but not the actual greek words. Thanks. Learn something new everyday.


50 posted on 02/25/2009 8:48:49 PM PST by txnativegop (God Bless America! (NRA-Endowment))
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