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Attorney General Holder Reveals Aggressive Gun Control In Response to Ft. Hood Terror Attack
LEAA.org ^ | 19 November, 2009 | na

Posted on 11/20/2009 6:20:06 AM PST by marktwain

WASHINGTON, Nov. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Before the Senate Judiciary Committee November 18th, 2009, Attorney General Eric Holder revealed a stunningly broad and aggressive anti-gun agenda.

"The President of the United States asked that politicians not use the Ft. Hood attack to engage in 'political theater.' It appears those committed to attacking gun owners and the Second Amendment simply can't help themselves and are engaged in blaming guns and gun owners on the heels of this terrorist attack. Sadly it looks like 'politics as usual,'" said LEAA's spokesperson, Ted Deeds.

After explaining and defending his decision to give enemy combatants constitutional protections and the right to public trial in civilian courts, Attorney General Holder revealed his support for a national gun owner registration scheme and authorizing the government to ban firearm possession for any person by merely adding that person's name to the terror watch list.

Drawing reasonable conclusions from what Holder publicly said, we now know:

* Holder wants a national, permanent gun registration system administered by law enforcement. A registration of honest citizens that have cleared the federal background check for gun purchases with those records permanently retained by and shared among law enforcement. * Holder wants new federal authority to prohibit any person on the federal watch list (reported to be 400,000 names) from buying guns and supports confiscating guns from those on the list who possess them.

Transcribing General Holder: "The position of the Administration is that there should be a basis for law enforcement to share information about gun purchases." "... [It's not] inconsistent to allow law enforcement agencies to share that kind of information, for that information to be retained and then to be shared by law enforcement." "It seems incongruous to me that we would bar certain people from flying on airplanes because they are on the terrorist watch list and yet we would still allow them to posses weapons." {Emphasis added}

LEAA's Executive Director Jim Fotis said, "Those behind the badge don't believe more restrictions on honest gun owners is a reasonable, practical or constitutional response to acts of terrorism. As a retired officer, I know that America's men and women in blue want to fight terrorism, to stop terrorists; not waste time keeping records on innocent gun owners!"

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To: marktwain
After explaining and defending his decision to give enemy combatants constitutional protections and the right to public trial in civilian courts...

This decision alone should've gotten him fired in about, oh, 30 seconds. The ramifications of this are incredible. Are our soldiers now going to have to fight using basically police tactics rather than military tactics? You be the judge... If Holder had told me of this decision I'd have fired him before he drew his next breath.

...Attorney General Holder revealed his support for a national gun owner registration scheme and authorizing the government to ban firearm possession for any person by merely adding that person's name to the terror watch list.

And so it begins... If obama and his socialist/fascist cohorts in the administration and Congress push this through, a series of serious confrontations will ensue and a lot of people will get killed.

21 posted on 11/20/2009 6:28:55 AM PST by ThunderSleeps (obama out now! I'll keep my money, my guns, and my freedom - you can keep the change.)
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To: muddler
So, A Muslim extremist attacks an American military base and this administration retaliates with an attack on law abiding American citizens.

In cases like this, 'Rats like to blame the victim.

23 posted on 11/20/2009 6:30:38 AM PST by mewzilla (Voter fraud is treason.)
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To: marktwain

Holder to the world “Hey, look at how stupid I am.”


24 posted on 11/20/2009 6:30:44 AM PST by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: marktwain

Gun control issues are radioactive in Congress; they are a sure path to getting booted out of office.


25 posted on 11/20/2009 6:31:00 AM PST by thethirddegree
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To: equalitybeforethelaw

“Why not aggressive mooslum control?”

Because mooslums in our government are very important. Didn’t you hear that this is a mooslum country, NOT a Christian country? You probably didn’t see who was on the Presidential Committee for Homeland Securtity, did you? Still waiting for MSM to show this:

Thinking Anew—Security Priorities for the Next Administration
PROCEEDINGS REPORT OF THE HSPI PRESIDENTIAL TRANSITION TASK FORCE
April 2008-January 2009
May 19, 2009

PAGE 29

Nidal Hasan
Uniformed Services University School of
Medicine

http://www.gwumc.edu/hspi/old/pttf_proceedingsreport_05.19.09.pdf


26 posted on 11/20/2009 6:31:59 AM PST by scgator
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To: marktwain

Take away nonwhite perpetrated violent crime-using a gun or not, as well as Muslim violent crime, and we’re probably as safe as Switzerland....


27 posted on 11/20/2009 6:33:15 AM PST by Mac from Cleveland ("See what you made me do?" Major Malik Hasan)
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To: marktwain

Hey...all you firearm owners.....how’s “Hope and Change” working for ya??


28 posted on 11/20/2009 6:33:16 AM PST by Logic n' Reason (If you always do what you always did, you'll always get what you always got.)
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To: marktwain

If guns kill people, do spoons make rosie o’donnell fat?


29 posted on 11/20/2009 6:34:38 AM PST by Arrowhead1952 (I am tired of being PC. It's time for torches, pitchforks, tar, feathers and GUNS.)
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To: johniegrad

Hhhmmm... Time will tell.


30 posted on 11/20/2009 6:36:25 AM PST by Dead Corpse (III)
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To: marktwain

He looked like such a fool in the Senate hearings. It makes me wonder if he has ever been in a court of law or how he got his law license in the first place. What a douche bag.


31 posted on 11/20/2009 6:37:36 AM PST by 70th Division (I love my country but fear my government!)
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To: marktwain

That what they always do. Instead of controlling the angry fanatical terrorists who have promised to kill us, they take guns away from honest, non-violent law-abiding individuals who have guns only for self-defense, and deliberately leave guns in the hands of criminals.


32 posted on 11/20/2009 6:38:52 AM PST by Leftism is Mentally Deranged
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To: marktwain

read later


33 posted on 11/20/2009 6:42:12 AM PST by massmike (...So this is what happens when OJ's jury elects the president....)
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To: marktwain

Good Luck with that you Racist Moron.


34 posted on 11/20/2009 6:43:20 AM PST by Cheetahcat (Zero the Wright kind of Racist! We are in a state of War with Democrats)
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To: marktwain
* Holder wants a national, permanent gun registration system administered by law enforcement>

Ask those of Jewish faith how well that worked in Germany.

35 posted on 11/20/2009 6:46:19 AM PST by cpdiii (roughneck, oilfield trash and proud of it, geologist, pilot, pharmacist, iconoclast.)
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To: marktwain

Holder and his puppeteer don’t believe in the Second Amendment.

They KNOW an armed public is an obstacle to the Marxist Muslim’s anti-Constitutional, Anti-American plans for America.

The Ft. Hood shooting is an opportunity for implementing Rahm Emmanuel’s dictum of not letting any opportunity slip.

If the Health Care Plan is approved, that will free up this monster in the White House to direct his attentions elsewhere - like to “gun control”.

IF they succeed with a National Registry, confiscation WILL follow as the night follows day.

This evil man and his boss should be opposed on this subject at every opportunity.


36 posted on 11/20/2009 7:08:59 AM PST by ZULU (God guts and guns made America great. Non nobis, non nobis Domine, sed nomini tuo da gloriam.)
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To: marktwain

I for one am getting fed up with the erosion of our rights. They pass the 68 gun control act and it makes things worse.

They pass the Brady bill and it only makes things worse.

Some cities have draconian laws that keep the law-abiding defenseless and at the mercy of the criminal element and surprise surprise, it only makes thing worse.

Each time these new disarmament measures are couched as ‘Reasonable’ diminishing of our rights as law-abiding citizens and each time it only makes the situation worse, making the NSDP call for more restrictions on our fundamental freedoms.

You can make book on it that they will try to push some form having Federal fingers in every transaction – starting out with guns, then ammo, then light bulbs, then..

Then watch them tax the crap out this de-facto registered weapons and ammo, followed by...


37 posted on 11/20/2009 7:23:44 AM PST by GYL2 (Always mystify, mislead and surprise the enemy Thomas J. (Stonewall) Jackson)
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To: marktwain; Joe Brower
Only well-trained professionals in the military and the police need guns.

History proves that civilians are much better off without them.


38 posted on 11/20/2009 7:24:40 AM PST by Travis McGee (---www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com---)
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To: marktwain

Watch for renewed movement on the stalled out HR 45 that has been sitting in wait for a convenient crisis...

Instead of letting trained soldiers on military bases carry firearms, they want to disarm us further...


39 posted on 11/20/2009 7:53:21 AM PST by monkeypants (It's a Republic, if you can keep it.)
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To: Arrowhead1952

lol!


40 posted on 11/20/2009 7:54:08 AM PST by greatplains
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