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Sen. Feinstein no longer has concealed weapon permit
The Hill ^ | 12/20/12 | Daniel Strauss

Posted on 12/26/2012 5:23:01 PM PST by Libloather

Edited on 12/26/2012 7:37:10 PM PST by Admin Moderator. [history]

Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) no longer has a permit to carry a concealed weapon.

Feinstein, who has taken the lead on efforts to renew a federal assault weapons ban, acknowledged during a hearing in 1995 of previously having a concealed weapon permit.

At the time, she said she needed it for security, but she has since dropped the permit.

"The senator does not have a concealed weapon permit," Feinstein spokesman Tom Mentzer said in an email to The Hill on Thursday.

In 1995 a hearing on terrorism after the Oklahoma City bombing, Feinstein recounted how, in the 1970s, she was the target of the New World Liberation Front which first attempted to blow up her home. After the bomb failed to detonate, Feinstein explained, she decided to arm herself.

"Later the same group shot out all the windows of my home and I know the sense of helplessness that people feel. I know the urge to arm yourself, because that’s what I did. I was trained in firearms," Feinstein said in the 1995 hearing.

"When I walked to the hospital when my husband was sick, I carried a concealed weapon," she said. "I made the determination that if somebody was going to try to take me out I was going to take them with me. Now having said all of that, that was a period of time ago and I’ve watched through these 20 years as terrorism has increased both on the far extremist left and the far extremist right in this country."

Feinstein got rid of the permit once the New World Liberation Front was no longer a threat to her.

Feinstein has pledged to introduce legislation reinstating the federal assault weapons band in the wake of the murders last week of 20 school children and six of their guardians at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn.

She is one of a number of legislators, including a few senators with "A" ratings from the National Rifle Association (NRA), who have called for action on guns in the wake of the Sandy Hook shooting. Feinstein has an "F" rating from the NRA.

A previous federal ban on weapons lapsed after ten years in 2004. Feinstein was a leading sponsor of the first ban.

Feinstein's new bill would ban “the sale, the transfer, the importation and the possession" of certain types of guns as well as prohibit bullet clips, drums, and strips that carry more than 10 bullets.

"I don't see how Americans can want a situation where a 20-year-old gets a gun from his mother, kills his mother," Feinstein said Monday referring to the Sandy Hook shooter, Adam Lanza.


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News; Government; News/Current Events; US: California
KEYWORDS: concealed; feinstein; guncontrol; permit; secondamendment; weapon
"I made the determination that if somebody was going to try to take me out I was going to take them with me."

That's the spirit!

1 posted on 12/26/2012 5:23:06 PM PST by Libloather
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To: Libloather

What about her bodyguards?


2 posted on 12/26/2012 5:23:53 PM PST by forgotten man (forgotten man)
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To: Libloather

Then she went crazy ~ ....... some sources say she had 2 permits and she only gave up 1 to fool the goobers.


3 posted on 12/26/2012 5:25:13 PM PST by muawiyah
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To: Libloather
Let's finish the thought...

"I made the determination that if somebody was going to try to take me out I was going to take them with me. Now having said all of that, that was a period of time ago and I’ve watched through these 20 years as terrorism has increased both on the far extremist left and the far extremist right in this country."

So, DiFi, your new thinking is "if somebody is going to take me out, I will go meek as a lamb," right?

4 posted on 12/26/2012 5:25:59 PM PST by freedumb2003 (MOLON LABE)
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To: forgotten man

They are conceeeled, with bulging blazers.


5 posted on 12/26/2012 5:26:12 PM PST by Leo Carpathian (FReeeeepissed)
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To: Libloather

Well, I probably wouldn’t need one either if I had 24/7 armed guards.


6 posted on 12/26/2012 5:29:29 PM PST by svcw (Why is one cell on another planet considered life, and in the womb it is not.)
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To: Libloather
She doesn't have the permit, but...

Does she still have the gun???

7 posted on 12/26/2012 5:41:30 PM PST by gov_bean_ counter (Hope and Change has become Attack and Obfuscate.)
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To: Libloather

“I was trained in firearms,” Feinstein said

http://www.keepandbeararms.com/information/XcIBViewItem.asp?id=942

“Feinstein swept the crowd with the muzzle of the automatic rife, bold closed, finger on the trigger, high-capacity magazine locked in place.”


8 posted on 12/26/2012 5:42:21 PM PST by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: All armed conservatives.)
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To: Libloather

I don’t believe a word that comes out of her twisted pie hole.


9 posted on 12/26/2012 5:42:42 PM PST by dainbramaged (Joe McCarthy was right.)
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To: Libloather
"The senator does not have a concealed weapon permit," Feinstein spokesman Tom Mentzer said in an email to The Hill on Thursday.

Ok, that's one Senator who has a "gun free zone" around them, only 99 to go!

10 posted on 12/26/2012 5:45:02 PM PST by usconservative (When The Ballot Box No Longer Counts, The Ammunition Box Does. (What's In Your Ammo Box?))
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To: Libloather
"Later the same group shot out all the windows of my home and I know the sense of helplessness that people feel. I know the urge to arm yourself, because that’s what I did. I was trained in firearms," Feinstein said in the 1995 hearing.

God forgive you would ever allow a commoner to do the same.

11 posted on 12/26/2012 5:48:50 PM PST by Cyber Liberty (Obama considers the Third World morally superior to the United States.)
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To: Libloather

I suspect she considers her armed security as sufficient.

I know if I were a U.S. Senator, I would want to be armed no matter what.

I remember an interview with General Schwarzkopf during the early stages of the Iraq war. They showed his bed and I noticed beside it was a double barreled shotgun. I guess he wanted to be ready no matter how much protection he had.


12 posted on 12/26/2012 5:52:41 PM PST by yarddog (One shot one miss.)
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To: freedumb2003
So, DiFi, your new thinking is "if somebody is going to take me out, I will go meek as a lamb," right?

I'm sure that Ms. Feinstein didn't vote herself a Secret Security detail at about the same time she decided to let her permit expire.

13 posted on 12/26/2012 5:53:42 PM PST by Yo-Yo (Is the /sarc tag really necessary?)
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To: Libloather

Bet she still has the weapon though! Not to mention a well-armed security staff. I just wonder who would want to provide security for that stupid bimbo...


14 posted on 12/26/2012 5:55:33 PM PST by meyer (Proud member of the 53%.)
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To: Libloather

“Feinstein got rid of the permit once the New World Liberation Front was no longer a threat to her.”

Well, how special. I’m sure she’s the only human in the world who was facing threats.


15 posted on 12/26/2012 6:02:51 PM PST by tickedoffnow (No more...)
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To: forgotten man

To paraphrase John Wayne in Rio Lobo “ Mrs Feinstein I see you don’t wear a gun, so I guess you hire it done”. The elite will always have armed security, we are just the little people who don’t matter to them.


16 posted on 12/26/2012 6:06:40 PM PST by Mastador1
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To: meyer

There are plenty of statist LEO types who agree with her that “civilians” (statist for “citizen”) should be disarmed, and have no problem taking a check from her kind.


17 posted on 12/26/2012 6:06:50 PM PST by Hugin ("Most times a man'll tell you his bad intentions, if you listen and let yourself hear."---Open Range)
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To: Mastador1

Sorry i meant El Darado.


18 posted on 12/26/2012 6:07:55 PM PST by Mastador1
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To: Libloather

She did it for show

She is a liar...

She did this on purpsoe...

Her body guards are still armed...

She is do as I say not as I do personnafied! And I resent the living hell out of that anti-American witch!

19 posted on 12/26/2012 6:14:22 PM PST by ICE-FLYER (God bless and keep the United States of America)
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To: Libloather

There must be some guideline for how many years of dipping into the public trough it takes to be declared a FELON.

Hence, the losing of her permit.


20 posted on 12/26/2012 6:15:00 PM PST by xrmusn (6/98 "It is virtually impossible to clean the pond as long as the pigs are still crapping in it")
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To: Libloather

Are the Capitol police armed to protect the Capitol building and its occupants?

If so, take them all away!!!!


21 posted on 12/26/2012 6:24:03 PM PST by Thank You Rush
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To: gov_bean_ counter

“”Does she still have the gun???””

A bit of a controversy about that. Some say she turned in one gun - a cheapie - and kept a different (better) one!!!


22 posted on 12/26/2012 6:26:52 PM PST by Thank You Rush
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To: Libloather

permit shmermit.

does she still have A GUN?


23 posted on 12/26/2012 6:26:52 PM PST by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: Libloather
She's a far better reason to keep and bear arms on a daily basis than the vast majority of convicted felons walking around on the loose.

Why do I say such a strange thing? Because they kill us one or two at a time, whereas our leftist extremist self-styled "representatives" have killed our constitutional republic and replaced it with a "progressive" oligarchy in all but name. All that remains for them to do is finish subverting the citizenry and reducing them to state serfdom. They're working on it.

24 posted on 12/26/2012 6:29:01 PM PST by Standing Wolf
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To: Libloather

Oh, BS! She’d have a pistol on each fat hip if it weren’t for her retinue of armed bodyguards.


25 posted on 12/26/2012 6:30:54 PM PST by LibWhacker
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To: Libloather
feh...
26 posted on 12/26/2012 6:32:28 PM PST by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Libloather
"I don't see how Americans can want a situation where a 20-year-old gets a gun from his mother, kills his mother,"

Would she prefer he used a tire iron to smash her brains out?

27 posted on 12/26/2012 6:39:53 PM PST by plain talk
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To: forgotten man
She's surrounded by guns literally layers of armed security.

Her offices are guarded by armed guards.

Her home is protected by armed security.

Her drivers are armed

Her body guards are armed.

When she travels she has a fully armed security detail.

The rest of you can eat cheet...They don't care about your safety or security...So everyone keep paying your taxes so Feinstein can be safe.

28 posted on 12/26/2012 6:54:03 PM PST by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: forgotten man

You asked my question!


29 posted on 12/26/2012 6:57:50 PM PST by EDINVA
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To: Libloather

Senator Dianne Feinstein is in favor of what was done to 90-year-old John Queen. So are all other pro-gun-control members of Congress and of the various state assemblies.

Two Men Arrested in Beating and Robbery of 90-Year-Old Man
http://freerepublic.com/focus/news/2972466/posts


30 posted on 12/26/2012 7:07:56 PM PST by familyop (We Baby Boomers are croaking in an avalanche of rotten politics smelled around the planet.)
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To: Libloather

Her looks are her best defense. One look and any armed assailant is afflicted with permanent vision damage rendering any attempt to aim at and shoot the woman nearly impossible.


31 posted on 12/26/2012 7:18:07 PM PST by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin (Freedom is the freedom to discipline yourself so others don't have to do it for you.)
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To: Libloather

Same goes for Nancy Pelosi, Hillary Clinton and Madeline Albright. I’m sure others are eligible for the honor as well. Any posting of pictures and severe punishment will be meted out.


32 posted on 12/26/2012 7:20:01 PM PST by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin (Freedom is the freedom to discipline yourself so others don't have to do it for you.)
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To: Libloather

You don’t need a CCW when you have armed security. Let us carry or give us armed security!


33 posted on 12/26/2012 7:35:18 PM PST by FishinTX (Barak Obama HATES you.)
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To: Thank You Rush
Figured as much.

Their hypocrisy is sooo predictable.

34 posted on 12/26/2012 7:54:08 PM PST by gov_bean_ counter (Hope and Change has become Attack and Obfuscate.)
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To: Libloather

I Fienstien did not say this herself I would not believe it. Spokesmen will outright lie for their leaders...


35 posted on 12/26/2012 9:36:56 PM PST by ColdSteelTalon (Light is fading to shadow, and casting its shroud over all we have known...)
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To: Libloather
I know the sense of helplessness that people feel.

No she doesn't. She does not really care. It's about votes to her. She panders to voters that believe that gun control will provide the answer to mass-murder shootings. She is a fool and thinks we are too.

36 posted on 12/27/2012 1:30:33 PM PST by Rapscallion ( Even as the majority party, the stupid do not know how dumb they are.)
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