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Illinois Senate Committee Bans Semiautomatic Assault Weapons and High-Capacity Clips
thegatewaypundit.com ^ | 1-3-2013 | Jim Hoft

Posted on 01/03/2013 9:24:38 AM PST by servo1969

An Illinois Senate Committee banned semiautomatic assault weapons and high-capacity ammunition clips. KMOV reported

An Illinois Senate committee, in a party-line vote, has approved restrictions on semiautomatic assault weapons and high-capacity ammunition clips.

One measure would ban the sale of semiautomatic handguns and rifles. People who currently own such weapons could keep them, but would have to register them.

The second proposal would limit ammunition magazines to 10 or fewer rounds. Sen. Dan Kotowski, the bill’s sponsor, says he wants to concentrate on the high-capacity magazines because they make assault weapons more lethal.

Democrats are pushing the gun restrictions in the wake of the school massacre in Connecticut last month.


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; News/Current Events; US: Illinois
KEYWORDS: awb; ban; banglist; guncontrol; il; secondamendment
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1 posted on 01/03/2013 9:24:48 AM PST by servo1969
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To: servo1969

Illinois, the Canary in the Mine.

Let’s see how the people outside of Chicago deal with this.

I’m also positive that the 2013 Murder Rate in Chicago will be Zero.


2 posted on 01/03/2013 9:27:48 AM PST by Kickass Conservative (I don't Trust a Government that doesn't Trust me. How about you Comrade?)
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To: servo1969

Well thank God for that! Now all the criminals in Chicago will only use legally approved weapons to commit crimes!

/sarcasm

Cheers


3 posted on 01/03/2013 9:28:42 AM PST by SouthParkRepublican
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To: servo1969

Good thing I don’t have clips for any of the guns I lost in the lake, all I have are magazines.


4 posted on 01/03/2013 9:29:18 AM PST by DYngbld (I have read the back of the Book and we WIN!!!!)
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To: servo1969

Where that video of all the countries down through history where the ruling class disarmed their populations?


5 posted on 01/03/2013 9:29:18 AM PST by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: servo1969
" he wants to concentrate on the high-capacity magazines because they make assault weapons more lethal."

And here I always thought it was the bullets. Who knew?

6 posted on 01/03/2013 9:30:10 AM PST by Eagles6 (Valley Forge Redux)
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Uh yeah.. good luck with that lovely state of Ill-Annoy.
It’s worked SO well in NY and NYC.


7 posted on 01/03/2013 9:30:55 AM PST by Darksheare (Try my coffee, first one's free.....)
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To: servo1969

I’m not going to ‘register’ SHIT! I sold it all to an Urban Atlanta denizen who showed me a voter ID card as identification.


8 posted on 01/03/2013 9:31:28 AM PST by Gaffer
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To: SouthParkRepublican
They have not banned anything. It just passed committee and now goes to the full Senate.
9 posted on 01/03/2013 9:31:53 AM PST by HogsBreath
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To: servo1969

*** Sen. Dan Kotowski, the bill’s sponsor, says he wants to concentrate on the high-capacity magazines because they make assault weapons more lethal. ****

Does this dum bass not realize that most deaths occur in the first 10 rounds from such magazines?

About handguns

It has always been about handguns. Assault rifles was just a decoy to try and get their anti-gun foot in the door.

Once they get a ban on AWs then they will use the same reasons to go after handguns.

John Kennedy killed with a 5 shot bolt action rifle.

Bobby Kennedy with a .22 Iver Johnson Cadet revolver.

George Wallace wounded with a 5 shot Charter Arms .38spl.

Gerald Ford attacked with a 7 shot 1911 semi auto.

Edmond OK post office with two National Guard 7 shot 1911 pistols.

Ronald Reagan and Jim Brady with an RG-14 .22 pistol.

What do they all have in common? NONE over 7 rounds, yet after each one came a cry of panic to ban them.


10 posted on 01/03/2013 9:32:13 AM PST by Ruy Dias de Bivar (REOPEN THE CLOSED MENTAL INSTITUTIONS! Damn the ACLU!)
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To: servo1969

The Illinois State Rifle Association issued an “urgent alert” to its members...

“There would be no exemptions and no grandfathering,” the group stated in its alert. “You would have a very short window to turn in your guns to the state police and avoid prosecution.”


11 posted on 01/03/2013 9:32:34 AM PST by Sasparilla
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To: servo1969

Illinois is loaded with major firearms manufacturers. When they leave, that should do wonders to help with that nagging pension problem. Oh well, at least all their queers can blow each other as husband and husband now. Way to go Illinois. You’re just super awesome! you fagot commie ****%%^$&$$#


12 posted on 01/03/2013 9:32:44 AM PST by RC one (From My Cold Dead Hands.)
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To: Eagles6
" he wants to concentrate on the high-capacity magazines because they make assault weapons more lethal."

The larger magazines weigh slightly more than smaller ones, so when you pull it out and smack someone on the head with one, it hurts more.

13 posted on 01/03/2013 9:33:20 AM PST by Disambiguator (Liberalism is the abomination that causes desolation.)
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To: Sasparilla

It’s unconstitutional. Don’t turn them in or you’ll never see them again even after it’s overturned.


14 posted on 01/03/2013 9:34:24 AM PST by RC one (From My Cold Dead Hands.)
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To: servo1969
Obama voter posted this:

I added the photo

#1 January 3, 2013 at 10:58 am Gloria Gilson commented:

"Banning all these is so totally the right thing to do, because like criminals that know that there’s a law of the books, will so totally not use those things. This is government at its best and Democrats like really know how to be the best."

15 posted on 01/03/2013 9:35:20 AM PST by KeyLargo
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To: Gaffer
Yes officer, I sold them all to my buddy Scooter. I dont know what his real first name is ... everyone knows him as Scooter. Havent seen him for years, I think he moved down south somewhere.

His last name?

Smith ...

16 posted on 01/03/2013 9:37:19 AM PST by dartuser ("If you are ... what you were ... then you're not.")
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To: Gaffer

I’m not registering shit either. Quinn and co can kiss my ass.


17 posted on 01/03/2013 9:37:29 AM 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: servo1969

I so want this crap to be over. In a way, I want to see this become law in IL. Perhaps it would start a localized civil war that will put gun control nuts in their place and serve as an example to the rest of America.


18 posted on 01/03/2013 9:37:51 AM PST by ConservativeInPA
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To: servo1969

Everyone on that committee needs to be brought up on charges of violating USC Title 18, Sec 242. Deprivation of Civil Rights under Color of Law. It is a felony and can carry a penalty up to include Death.


19 posted on 01/03/2013 9:38:07 AM PST by Dead Corpse (Sine ullo desiderio vive et ama.... Carpe diem.)
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To: servo1969

Time to either flee Illinois, or fight for your rights.
I lived their briefly many years ago, so I will at the least offer verbal encouragement.


20 posted on 01/03/2013 9:38:15 AM PST by Eye of Unk (A Civil Cold War in America is here, its already been declared.)
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To: Sasparilla

Then sue them for false prosecution.


21 posted on 01/03/2013 9:39:26 AM PST by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: Kickass Conservative
Illinois, the Canary in the Mine.

Some are not smart enough to figure this out.

Like 30 years ago people making humorous comments about illegals over running the southwest....

Several decades later, it's now in their own back yards and the cute quips are as scarce as public pay phones.

22 posted on 01/03/2013 9:40:13 AM PST by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: DYngbld

Too bad there is no tar, feathers, rails, and rope in Illinois......too bad indeed.


23 posted on 01/03/2013 9:40:46 AM PST by S.O.S121.500 (That Queer Kenyan muzzy bastard is not my president. ENFORCE the Bill of Rights.)
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To: servo1969

Sen. Dan Kotowski listens to lawmakers questions during a committee hearing at the Illinois State Capitol Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013 in Springfield. | AP

24 posted on 01/03/2013 9:41:12 AM PST by KeyLargo
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To: servo1969
Illinois:

The great sucking black hole in the middle of America.

25 posted on 01/03/2013 9:41:44 AM PST by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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To: HogsBreath

If you’re pinning your hopes on downstate democrats to be conservative on the gun issue, you may want to think again.


26 posted on 01/03/2013 9:43:00 AM 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: KeyLargo
He looks like a skinhead. Is he an Illinois Nazi?

I hate Illinois Nazis.

27 posted on 01/03/2013 9:44:45 AM PST by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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To: RC one

“It’s unconstitutional. Don’t turn them in or you’ll never see them again even after it’s overturned.”

You are correct.


28 posted on 01/03/2013 9:45:32 AM PST by Gatún(CraigIsaMangoTreeLawyer) (uuue)
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To: ArrogantBustard

Police guns cause stir at Belleville Denny’s

BELLEVILLE — Belleville’s police chief has banned his on-duty officers from Denny’s after several detectives were told they couldn’t have their guns inside - a dustup the restaurant calls a misunderstanding.

Police Capt. Donald Sax said the plain-clothed detectives had badges on their belts or around their necks while dining Tuesday morning, but a Denny’s manager told them they needed to take their guns back to their cars. That request came after a diner saw an officer was armed and complained, Sax said.

Sax said that although a detective identified the diners as officers, the manager still insisted the guns go back to their cars, citing a posted company policy barring anyone other than uniformed officers from carrying their guns into the restaurant.

http://www.sj-r.com/breaking/x1665857258/Police-guns-cause-stir-at-Belleville-Dennys


29 posted on 01/03/2013 9:48:48 AM PST by KeyLargo
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To: servo1969

Guns in America...use em or lose...that’s about where we are at


30 posted on 01/03/2013 9:49:23 AM PST by paul51 (11 September 2001 - Never forget)
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To: KeyLargo

I am pretty sure that was meant to be sarcastic

and it was funny


31 posted on 01/03/2013 9:49:35 AM PST by RWGinger (Simpl)
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To: KeyLargo

This looks like that ugly slut that has that “Girls” show on TV.....I’ll tell you, it has come to a pitiful situation when sluts like this who are so skankily ‘undesirable’ have a venue to show off just how worthless to society they are.

If she even has a ‘man’, he’s there for the cash she gets from HBO or whoever is stupid enough to pay her. Likely her ‘boyfriend’ can’t be found during most times of the day or night.


32 posted on 01/03/2013 9:52:00 AM PST by Gaffer
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To: paul51
use em or lose em...
33 posted on 01/03/2013 9:54:19 AM PST by paul51 (11 September 2001 - Never forget)
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To: Gaffer

Quinn, Emanuel back Senate assault weapons moves
6:21AM Thursday
January 3, 2013

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - Both Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel are praising an Illinois Senate committee’s approval of a ban on assault weapons and high-capacity ammunition magazines.

In a party-line vote, the committee approved measures that would ban the possession, delivery, sale and transfer of semiautomatic handguns and rifles, but would allow current owners to keep them. High-capacity ammunition magazines would be restricted.

Quinn said late Wednesday he is very pleased the Public Health Committee took the step. He said “there is no place in Illinois for weapons designed to rapidly fire at human targets at close range.”

In a statement, Emanuel said in order to protect children, families and communities, there is a need for “common-sense laws that provide the residents of our cities with the safety they deserve.”

http://www.wlsam.com/common/page.php?feed=11&pt=Quinn%2C+Emanuel+back+Senate+assault+weapons+moves&id=4842&is_corp=0


34 posted on 01/03/2013 9:54:23 AM PST by KeyLargo
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To: ArrogantBustard

Right to carry?

Just give us all your information first....Right.


35 posted on 01/03/2013 9:56:42 AM PST by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: chris37

There is a New Year stampede developing that we have not seen for a long time.

Gun stores are swamped with panicking customers. They are looking for handguns, semiautomatic rifles, and as much ammunition as they can afford. But buyers are not just camouflaged hunters, conspiracy theorists, and gun hoarders. Instead, many of those purchasing firearms and ammo are so-called ordinary people, convinced that this administration will soon begin to centrally register — and then ban — far more than assault rifles.

http://www.nationalreview.com/articles/336782/great-new-year-stampede-victor-davis-hanson


36 posted on 01/03/2013 9:56:47 AM PST by KeyLargo
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To: ConservativeInPA

“Perhaps it would start a localized civil war that will put gun control nuts ...”

I am hoping to see “The War of Athens II” hit Chicago first and then spread...Better still, hit several/many places at once.


37 posted on 01/03/2013 9:58:01 AM PST by Gatún(CraigIsaMangoTreeLawyer) (uuue)
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To: RC one
Illinois is loaded with major firearms manufacturers.

Not for long. Les Baer was ahead of the curve.

Mr. niteowl77

38 posted on 01/03/2013 9:58:24 AM PST by niteowl77 (Oh, crap.)
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To: KeyLargo
He said “there is no a place in Illinois for weapons designed to rapidly fire at human Government targets at close range.”
39 posted on 01/03/2013 9:59:19 AM PST by Gaffer
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To: dragnet2
I believe that NRA is responsible for the graphic. One can interpret the legal/social reality which it represents any way one wants to.

I say only 4 states actually respect a "right" to carry.

40 posted on 01/03/2013 9:59:19 AM PST by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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To: paul51

Thursday, January 03, 2013

Syverson: ‘Assault weapons ban will not deter crime’

{6FD168B8-C34B-4399-8E39-7373F7600882}State Sen. Dave Syverson (R-Rockford) offered the following comments after a proposed ban on handguns and semi-automatic long guns began working its way through the Illinois Senate yesterday.

“Hundreds of northern Illinois constituents have contacted my office about the proposal, which would ban literally every type of firearm except single-shot arms and double-barreled shotguns. I reaffirm my stance on the Second Amendment: I support sportsmen, gun owners, and law abiding citizen’s basic right of self-protection,” Syverson said. “Sadly, this legislation does not address the real societal problems that have been magnified by the recent mass shootings in Colorado or Connecticut.”

http://illinoisreview.typepad.com/illinoisreview/2013/01/syverson-assault-weapons-ban-will-not-deter-crime.html


41 posted on 01/03/2013 9:59:51 AM PST by KeyLargo
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To: chris37

“One measure would ban the sale of semiautomatic handguns and rifles.”

It is my understanding a semi-automatic weapon is one that shoots one bullet at a time with each pull on the trigger.

That is every handgun and rifle and shotgun I have. I pull the trigger and one bullet fires each time I pull it.

Doesn’t that outlaw every gun in Illinois?


42 posted on 01/03/2013 10:00:58 AM PST by Marcella (Prepping can save your life today. Going Galt is freedom.)
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To: DYngbld

“Clip” vs “magazine”....you could only laugh if lawmakers left a technical loophole like that.


43 posted on 01/03/2013 10:01:57 AM PST by jughandle
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To: Eagles6

I thought it was the user.


44 posted on 01/03/2013 10:03:21 AM PST by Trailerpark Badass (So?)
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To: Gaffer

Have You Seen the ‘Guns Are Welcome’ Sign That’s Burning up the Internet?

http://www.theblaze.com/stories/have-you-seen-the-texas-guns-are-welcome-sign-thats-burning-up-the-internet/


45 posted on 01/03/2013 10:04:42 AM PST by KeyLargo
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To: Gaffer

someone posted a youtube video of a woman testifying to congress. Shumer is listening indifferently and with obvious disdain.

At 4:44 she says “ the second amendment is about protectecting US from YOU” you being politicians. I paraphrase.

This committee has utterly failed to represent the people. Obviously their terms are way too long.


46 posted on 01/03/2013 10:06:29 AM PST by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: ArrogantBustard

I understand...Like having a right to freely walk down the street, one not need to surrender information to do so. I personally think millions have been hoodwinked.


47 posted on 01/03/2013 10:07:56 AM PST by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: Marcella
"Doesn’t that outlaw every gun in Illinois?"

Yes.

48 posted on 01/03/2013 10:10:11 AM PST by KeyLargo
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To: Kickass Conservative

I believe you are correct. They just solved their murder-rate problem!


49 posted on 01/03/2013 10:10:49 AM PST by Crcl1
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To: Marcella

Yes.

I suppose my lever action 30-30 would be ok, but that is not a useful weapon for self defense.

The bullets can easily pierce walls, I do not want to shoot into my neighbors house by accident.

But regardless, I am not going to listen to any of these criminal politicians.

I’ve committed no crime, I am not a servant of politicians.

They can go to Hell.


50 posted on 01/03/2013 10:11:16 AM PST by chris37 (Heartless.)
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