Skip to comments.New York Governor: Gun Confiscation on the Table
Posted on 12/22/2012 7:38:38 PM PST by Kaslin
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is getting his gun control proposals ready and they're looking pretty unconstitutional.
He added that he was focusing his attention on changing state laws restricting the possession of assault weapons and high-capacity ammunition magazines. The governor described the state’s existing ban on those items as having “more holes than Swiss cheese.”
“I don’t think legitimate sportsmen are going to say, ‘I need an assault weapon to go hunting,’ ” he said. At the same time, he noted that he owns a shotgun that he has used for hunting, and said, “There is a balance here — I understand the rights of gun owners; I understand the rights of hunters.”
In the interview, Mr. Cuomo did not offer specifics about the measures he might propose, but, while discussing assault weapons, he said: “Confiscation could be an option. Mandatory sale to the state could be an option. Permitting could be an option — keep your gun but permit it.”
Yes, Cuomo is actually suggesting authorities confiscate private property that belongs to law abiding Americans. He is also suggesting permitting these guns, which would put law abiding citizens into a data base and expose to criminals where they can go to steal guns for improper use.
What Good Can a Handgun Do Against An Army?
“Stand your ground. Don’t fire unless fired upon, but if they mean to have a war, let it begin here.” — John Parker, 1775
This could get real ugly real quick.
People should be leaving the State in thousands.
The 2A was not to guarantee the hunter his rights, as you claim to understand. What you fail to grasp is it purpose to protect us from politicians like you and the tyrannical Government you want to impose on us.
Bloomberg would be condemning many Leos to an early death in such an undertaking.
“Nope, I sold all my guns to a guy named Galt...John Galt. I think he moved out of town and didn’t leave a forwarding address. Now if you don’t mind leaving, I have to get back to oiling my flower bed.”
In theory, theory and practice are the same. In practice, they aren't.
Field roll out is going to be a bloody, messy cluster fornication.
The right to bear arms has NOTHING, “0”, nadda to do with hunting.
Are they going to try and raid the mosques? The fuqra compounds? This I gotta see.
Beyond no doubt.
when will people learn....you can not have a divided front against evil...
It'll be the same as it's been since before Kipling wrote his stanzas.
It'll be the 'same old way' and a bloody mess.
Obviously in little Andrews world the second amendment is not an option, so how long will it be that he goes after the first amendment, you know just for the public good. After all dissent has such a bad effect on a good orderly society. Oh and let’s not forget hail the government, it is only here to help us, yeah that’s it just to help us.
It’s got to be tried at the state level first, to work out logistics, legal, and other issues. Like Romneycare.
Are they going to try and raid the mosques? The fuqra compounds? This I gotta see.>>>>>>>>>>>
What about the Muslim shooting range at Islamberg , New York?
I guess I will have to start my own mosque , if I want to keep my CAR - 15.
Already left. Liberty is nice.
I thought that California already banned a rifle that they first required registration of, and then later ordered them turned in.
Ross Perot supported door to door confiscation, for those that remember him fondly.