Skip to comments.Gun Grabbers Gone Wild
Posted on 12/31/2012 12:09:51 PM PST by bestintxas
The lefts gun grabbers believe that the Newtown massacre gives them a ghoulish yet golden opportunity to permanently undermine citizens Second Amendment rights.
Exhibit A is California Senator Dianne Feinsteins promise to introduce a bill which will supposedly stop the spread of deadly assault weapons. Her bill would go far beyond the so-called assault weapons ban passed in 1994, but which Congress refused to reauthorize in 2004.
Feinsteins proposal, among many other things:
Bans large-capacity ammunition feeding devices capable of accepting more than 10 rounds.
Requires that grandfathered weapons be registered.
The only way Feinstein can accomplish the first of her two listed goals is to confiscate all such devices that already exist. This would be a massive, ugly and logistically impossible enterprise. At the Washington Post, reporter Brad Plumer wrote in mid-December that in 1994, there were roughly 1.5 million assault weapons and more than 24 million high-capacity magazines in private hands. Putting aside the fact that every weapon used to commit a crime against a person, including items which arent guns, is by any normal definition an assault weapon, there are surely more of the weapons and magazines Feinstein wants to see seized now than there were 18 years ago.
Whats more, their number is growing. Law-abiding citizens are responding to gun grabbers aggressiveness by buying any and every weapon they can, while they still can. The Associated Press reports: The prospect of a possible weapons ban has sent gun enthusiasts into a panic and sparked a frenzy of buying at stores and gun dealers nationwide. I would characterize what the AP describes as a frenzy of buying as a wave of common sense.
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Gun show panic buying - Las Vegas Dec 2012
Don't shut down business, make the citizen a criminal.
Of COURSE it won't end pretty ... both sides are expendable, and the remainder will be sufficiently reduced to ineffectualness.
The ‘RATS whine that there is no way that they can roundup 30 million illegal aliens. How in the hell do they think they can roundup 300 million guns?
A lot of reduction can be accomplished in a 30 year war
Think about it.
That’s because (in their minds), it’s obvious that a minority of people know what’s best for the majority.
Say... lefties... a little logical clue, for free:
People aren’t buying hardware and ammo in record quantities because they anticipate handing it over peacefully when you come to take it from them.
If Diane Feinstein does not like the Copnstitution she should move to a country with a Constitution more suited to her.
She took an oath to protect the Constitution and she is doing her best to do just the opposite.
That should tell you what her oath is worth.
I just got an email from CDNN in Texas (sellers of "assault" rifles and mags) that there will be shipping delays due to the overwhelming demand.
I suspect they are not alone. :-)
Requires that grandfathered weapons be registered.
IF I did have any guns (of any type) - I would not register them. And I think most of the 80 million Americans who MAY own guns feel the same way.
Doesn’t the craziness of this just assure that it dies in the House?
While, I commend anyone wanting to get a gun, but, don’t people understand there is nothing stopping the jack-booted Bolshies from kicking in your door to get your guns. Especially, when they have your name and address.
If you used a CC or check to purchase a long gun, from a store/online, it IS ‘registered’.
If you purchased a handgun from a store, and went thru a NICS check, it IS ‘registered’.
If you bought either for cash, from an individual, with no FFL and/ or store receipt involved, they AREN’T ‘registered’.
I think Solzhenitsyn kind of addressed that subject.
Meets the definition of a lib: A minority of the people trying to impose its will on the majority.
Sorry, bestintxas, but your definition needed a minor edit:
Meets the definition of a lib: A very small, hate-motivated minority of the people trying to impose its will on the majority.
There is something stopping them, your gun. Survivors of the Holocaust say things would have ended differently if the Nazis kicking in their doors feared somebody was going to shoot them on the other side.
“If you used a CC or check to purchase a long gun, from a store/online, it IS registered.
If you purchased a handgun from a store, and went thru a NICS check, it IS registered.”
I may have sold my guns to a private party - I am not required to keep records of that. And - Um - that’s what I did - I sold them all - to buy a gift for my wife - Morgan Fairchild - yeah - that’s the ticket....
I can’t remember any of my purchases, occifers: “my mind is Jello-O!”
This is more truth then you realize, we are after all the enemy. You know the taxpaying law abiding gun owners that is.
Did it stop Obamacare?
I have a few “Mosquito’s” that should find it. :^)
From what I understand, any modifications to the National Firearms Act, for example, re-defining those “eeeeevil assault weapons”;) as Class III, will necessitate scrapping the entire Act and re-writing it completely, then sending it back to Congress for ratification.
>>I think Solzhenitsyn kind of addressed that subject.
I keep the operative quote on my FR profile page, along with a number of others.
“And how we burned in the camps later, thinking: What would things have been like if every Security operative, when he went out at night to make an arrest, had been uncertain whether he would return alive and had to say good-bye to his family? Or if, during periods of mass arrests, as for example in Leningrad, when they arrested a quarter of the entire city, people had not simply sat there in their lairs, paling with terror at every bang of the downstairs door and at every step on the staircase, but had understood they had nothing left to lose and had boldly set up in the downstairs hall an ambush of half a dozen people with axes, hammers, pokers, or whatever else was at hand?... The Organs would very quickly have suffered a shortage of officers and transport and, notwithstanding all of Stalin’s thirst, the cursed machine would have ground to a halt! If...if...We didn’t love freedom enough. And even more we had no awareness of the real situation.... We purely and simply deserved everything that happened afterward.”
Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn - The Gulag Archipelago
LOL; that’ll work, too.
We could play that game for awhile.
No.But the Dems held the House, Senate and Oval Office. And AWB1 cost them the House in ‘95. That got through a Dem House by 3 votes, and it needed a sunset provision. I think Obama wants the R’s to squash it, or get something so watered down as to be nearly meaningless, so he can campaign on getting rid of them in 2014. His best case scenario...and America’s worst...is another 2 years of House, Senate and Presidency.
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