Skip to comments.Pelosi pledges compromise on assault weapons ban
Posted on 04/07/2009 8:03:22 AM PDT by Sub-Driver
Pelosi pledges compromise on assault weapons ban @ 10:29 am by Michael O'Brien
The ball is in Congress's court to craft a compromise in reinstating regulations on assault weapons, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) acknowledged Tuesday.
During an interview on ABC's "Good Morning America," Pelosi said that the Congress will work to find some middle ground between the previous ban, which expired in 2004, and the precedent laid by the Supreme Court in a ruling enumerating more concrete gunowners' rights last term.
"We have to find some level of compromise," Pelosi said, citing 53 victims of gun violence nationwide in less than a month. "And we have to rid the debate of the misconceptions people have about what gun safety means."
"Yes, it is," the Speaker said when asked if the ball is in Congress's court now that Democrats control the White House. "And we are just going to have to work together to come to some resolution."
Pelosi indicated that new regulations might entail registration and prohibitions on transporting some firearms across state lines.
The Speaker also expressed displeasure at the attachment of a gun rights provision to legislation that would grant Washington, D.C. a voting member of Congress.
"Right now, we have the debate in Congress over the District of Columbia wanting a vote on the floor of the House, something we all want. That's a civil rights issue," she said, pledging to find "middle ground" on the issue. "And, yet, they want to put a gun
bill, attach that to that. I don't I don't think that that should be the price to pay to have a vote on the floor of the House."
look for the RINOs to meet her halfway.
No Freaking Compromise !
Here’s a response .... “and the horse you rode in on”.
When (if) that is signed, it will signal opening day of hunting season.
If nobody responds to whatever unconstitutional law they ‘pass’, there ain’t a damn thing they can do about it. They can say and do whatever they want, but once they start coming for the guns, the war begins, in earnest.
Compromise from Pelosi means you compromise everything, she compromises nothing.
Gee, I didn’t know this was an election issue? It was so effective the first time. Why not demand proof?
Oppressors can tyrannize only when they achieve a standing army, an enslaved press, and a disarmed populace. James Madison
One left ...
That's the plan. Get with it.
Keep your powder dry folks.
Hey, Nancy. How about the estimated 200,000,000 disarmed dead, murdered by socialism/communism? You moron.
Agreed. Gun sales since the selection of The Zero have been thru the roof. My response (and like many, many others) to Herr Pelosi:
We have to compromise the 2nd amendment of the Constitution?
Obama will have EVERYONE mad at him, very soon.
Military construction workers
Energy industry workers
Financial industry workers
How many people can he piss off and still hold on to power?
How about we make sure no law violates the 2nd Amendment? That seems "reasonable" to me.
Nancy ... just about everything you think you know is wrong. Cure your misconceptions first. Then we can talk.
Oh, he!! yeah!
Since the pile of Pelosi masquerading as a sentient human seems incapable of comprehending words alone, perhaps this image will aid her understanding.
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