Skip to comments.Lautenberg, Menendez introduce trio of gun-control bills
Posted on 01/26/2011 3:22:44 AM PST by NewJerseyJoe
Three federal gun-control bills introduced Tuesday would help prevent such violence as the Tucson attack that left six dead and 14 injured, according to the New Jersey Democratic senators sponsoring the package.
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Certifiably demented......idjits at best
I'll start saying positive things about New Jersey voters the minute they vote against that fossil.
I hope the Democrats run on Gun Control, Higher taxes, and Bigger Government.
How? Are they establishing a Dept of PreCrime?
Yep, they’re just responding to the historical document, you know, where Tom Cruise analyzed the prospects of knowing what other people were certain to do.
...oh, wait a minute, that was a movie, wasn’t it.
Wonder if these Senators realize that.
I help the enviornment when I'm not smoking and I'm helping to pollute it when I am ,,, but I'm still killing myself.
The word 'help' is one way they try to pass law without much opposition.
I thought 0baMao was doing quite enough to destroy the Rat Party but if these weenies want to add fuel to the fire ... go for it! ;-)
How do people like this get elected? If the perp did not have a gun he could not have shot anyone. So let us punish and take guns away from law abiding citizens. Then only non law abiding people will have guns. Great thinking! ...ehhh?
Or, these misguided legislators with disordered minds, can put up signs that say "No gun zone." That will work! What happened to common sense?
There is no legitimate reason for civilians to have 30-round magazines, Paul Helmke, president of the Brady organization, said in a statement.There is no constitutional reason for Helmke or anyone else to tell me what size clip I can own.
Want to enact gun control that is constitutional? Repeal the 2nd amendment. Go ahead. Try. I dare you.
“FROM MY COLD DEAD HANDS” YOU RAT BASTARDS!
How???? Didn't the original AWB magazine limits lead directly to the resurgence of interest in the .45 ACP pistol, as well as the popularity of the .40 S&W and .357 Sig calibers today? (A 1911 magazine capacity is 7 or 8 rounds vs. about 13-17 rounds in a 9mm pistol with a flush-fitting magazine.) How can being shot with a larger caliber, more powerful weapon possibly be better for the victim?
There is a "Law of Unintended Consequences"...
This one is going to pass. The grabboids have learned from the AWB experience. They won't make an omnibus gun control bill, they will pick off the low-haning fruit with easily passed targeted bills. And there will be no sunset provision. The Rats will easily get 50 RINOs to vote for the "Gabby Giffords Law To Keep Maniacs From Buying Massacre-Maker Magazines."
Anybody who votes against this "common sense" bill will have their picture in the MSM between Cho and Loughner. "Why does Congressman Smith want maniacs to be able to buy these mass-murder magazines?"
The only question is: will our currently owned magazines be grandfathered?
See my last. The magazine law will pass. Even Dick “Shotgun” Cheney says “We don’t need those magazines.
Squishy RINOS will vote for the high cap mag ban, they believe it will make them appear “reasonable” on “gun safety.” They are already saying, “We’re not coming after your guns, don’t worry. Just those evil mass-murder magazines.”
Buy them now, while you can. When the high cap mag ban is passed, there will not be a sunset provision.
OH cool, while that are at it, maybe they should propose laws that make murder illegal. Or assult on a federal official. Or reckless discharge of a firemarm. Or whatever.
Hey Jersey senators, how are your states gun laws working in Camden or Newark?
WHY is a premiere gun-grabbing leftist scumbag like Helmke getting the terminology correct (magazine), and a Freeper getting it WRONG (clip)?
I thought the reason the NRA was supporting Reid was to prevent this from happening.
Got to get out of here.
They say these new regs would have “helped prevent” the Tucson attack.
I’d like to see them make the case, under cross examination.
No, the reason the Tucson attack happened is that the lunatic’s mother worked with the sheriff who refused to lock him up or commit him.
The last study I saw indicated that firearm ownership by African-American households was less than half that of white households. So if the goal of gun control is to disarm particularly vulnerable citizens who live in high-crime areas, you'd have to say it's working very well.
See 13 for how I think the libs will sell a high cap mag ban.
The purpose of gun control is not crime control but people control.
The politicians understand this. The sheep don’t, won’t, and never will. This is the reason that the politicans use the concept of “crime control” to deprive the sheep of their means of defense as they are hearded to the execution pens.
You may be right; it may pass. They may use this similarly to the telescopic sight ban in your first book. But it gives a simple method of civil disobedience that can grow into bigger things: give a friend a full-capacity mag, and ask them to pass it on.
I have an idea: how about we shame some RINO into adding a “confiscation” amendment, requiring a door-to-door confiscation by the ATF of all mags > 10 rounds. It would backfire spectacularly. It would probably get thrown out by the courts (taking the whole law with it), and if not, would make the ATF as hated by the general public as the SS.
i believe im simply going to offer a deal to these fools...
they relinquish their 1A Right to FReely speak their position, and then we'll talk about diminishing my 2A FReedom...
oops, 'we' wouldnt be able to talk eh ???
thats the game weve been asked to play for decades...
does it *really* matter in the grand scheme of things ???
any critter that cant articulate the 2A should be low hanging fruit anyways...
I swear to the Gods that these people are either criminally insane or too stupid to realize this isn’t going to turn out as they plan.
I suppose it's up to you and me to channel Captain Obvious and ask if there's any lesson to be learned in this situation.
Or was that then and this is now? Spilt milk, you know?
Maybe Travis and others are mistaken and it won't pass, who knows, but come on... Gabby Giffords ate lunch in the day and partied at nite with these guys... (prayers for a full recovery and rehab for the lady, BTW.)
I'd bet on it sailing thru the house.
Next stop, the Majority Leader of the Senate's inbox. Let's be fair and give the guy a chance... Time will tell... Right?
None of the three bills, if already enacted, would have prevented the Tuscon shootings. So they are lying about that.
We need to call them on their exploitation of tragedy to push “solutions” that wouldn’t even have made a difference in the tragedy.
Some conservative should announce they are introducing a bill to help prevent tragedies like the Tuscon shooting.
The bill should be to ban liberal democrats from being sheriffs.
We need someone who can photoshop Obama’s head on the Cat in the Hat and these two idiots on his minions, Traitor 1 and Traitor 2.
While this sounds good on the surface, it is dangerous because there is no due process about how someone is put on the terrorist watch list, there is no public access to the list itself so you won't even know if you have been put on, and there is no way to get off it once you have been put on it.
Remember the stories about how 3 year old children are not allowed to fly because they have the same names as a someone on the "no fly" list? You can GUARANTEE that the same thing will happen with this list, too.
So, what did the FBI do about it? There certainly haven't been 1,119 terrorist incidents. Could it be that the list merely reflects people with the SAME NAMES who had legitimate reasons to make their purchases?
Good to know that some things are consistent in life;
Lautenberg is STILL a d*ckhead, and he’s training Menendez to be one too.
My answer to both of them:
It won't be long afterwards until they seek to reduce magazine capacity from ten down to six.
That will be a component of the "Handgun Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion Act of 2011" to be introduced later.
Sounds like the no-fly watch list to me.
Lautenberg is one of the biggest enemies of the Bill of the Rights in the U.S. Senate.
For those who don't remember, he was the author of one of the biggest gun grabs enacted by Congress in the past two decades.
They won’t need to go door to door with searches. They’ll data mine some likely candidates that they know have purchased plenty of high cap mags, do more careful research, and execute raids. A few high-profile arrests will send the message.
I think the Gabby Giffords magazine law will be their first test, and it will pass easily.
I think they’ll make it “palatable” for squishy RINOs to pass the law by grandfathering in mags already owned. After some date, new mags will have “Law Enforcement Use Only!” stamped all over them. It won’t matter much to people with plenty of mags. What it will do is lead to more pistols being sold in .45 caliber, built around a ten round mag.