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Obama to Use Executive Order on Gun Control
Townhall.com ^ | January 9, 2013 | Katie Pavlich

Posted on 01/09/2013 7:36:18 PM PST by Kaslin

Vice President Joe Biden is meeting with victims of gun violence today. Speaking with reporters beforehand, Biden said President Obama may use an executive order to push through more gun control and Second Amendment restrictions. More from the Weekly Standard.

"The president is going to act," said Biden, giving some comments to the press before a meeting with victims of gun violence. "There are executives orders, there's executive action that can be taken. We haven't decided what that is yet. But we're compiling it all with the help of the attorney general and the rest of the cabinet members as well as legislative action that we believe is required."

Biden said that this is a moral issue and that "it's critically important that we act."

Biden talked also about taking responsible action. "As the president said, if you're actions result in only saving one life, they're worth taking. But I'm convinced we can affect the well-being of millions of americans and take thousands of people out of harm's way if we act responsibly."

We knew this was coming. The White House has been saying for a month that they are acting "quickly" on new gun control measures. Senator Dianne Feinstein's sweeping new gun control legislation hasn't even been introduced yet and Obama isn't the kind of president who has shown a willingness to wait on Congress.

If Obama pushes through new regulations using executive powers, the process will unfold in different parts. After an order is signed, the Department of Justice led by Attorney General Eric Holder, will be in charge of enforcement through the Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms. Now, how far the order will go is the big question. You can bet it will ban semi-automatic rifles and large ammunition magazines, but how Obama grandfathers in old, lawfully purchases semi-automatic rifles remains unknown. Will he require citizens who already own these weapons to be fingerprinted as Feinstein's bill requires? Or will he go so far as confiscation as New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has suggested? Time will tell.


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society; Editorial
KEYWORDS: banglist; bhofascism; bloodoftyrants; democrats; guncontrol; guns; obama; secondamendment; tyranny; wewillnotcomply; youwillnotdisarmus
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1 posted on 01/09/2013 7:36:26 PM PST by Kaslin
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To: Kaslin

Chris to use ignore on executive order.


2 posted on 01/09/2013 7:37:24 PM PST by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: Kaslin

That would be grounds for a rebellion.


3 posted on 01/09/2013 7:39:08 PM PST by ZULU (See video: http://gatesofvienna.blogspot.com/2012/09/the-first-siege-of-vienna.html)
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To: Kaslin
Another decree from Pharaoh Obama coming.

I'll ignore that one too. I don't bow to any Pharaoh.

4 posted on 01/09/2013 7:41:34 PM PST by SandRat (Duty - Honor - Country! What else needs said?)
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To: Kaslin
I think the any attempt to confiscate firearms will be the tipping point. People have put up with this two-bit dictator long enough. This will be the final straw, and there will be bloodshed.
5 posted on 01/09/2013 7:41:47 PM PST by fatnotlazy
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To: Kaslin

**** President Obama may use an executive order to push through more gun control and Second Amendment restrictions. More from the Weekly Standard. ****

“Pitiful Earthling! Who can stop me now!”-Obama the Merciless


6 posted on 01/09/2013 7:42:31 PM PST by Ruy Dias de Bivar (GUNS.. the rightful property of freemen, and formidable only to tyrannical governments.”)
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7 posted on 01/09/2013 7:43:26 PM PST by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: Kaslin

But I’m convinced we can affect the well-being of millions of americans and take thousands of people out of harm’s way if we act responsibly.”

OMG!...I’m in the Twilight Zone! This will not end well at all...Way to go Obama and your wack left psychotic zombies!


8 posted on 01/09/2013 7:43:40 PM PST by Route395
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To: Kaslin

If a sitting elected official can modify your Constitutional rights with the stroke of a pen, you have no immutable rights. At that moment we no longer live in the America we grew up in, but in tyranny and oppression.
Because if your elected officials can take our rights by edict you truly have no rights. Today’s anti-gun dictator may become tomorrow’s anti-speech dictator.

Regardless what he “allows” or forbids, only a dictator creates or takes rights with the stroke of a pen.


9 posted on 01/09/2013 7:45:37 PM PST by RavenATB
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To: Kaslin

If a sitting elected official can modify your Constitutional rights with the stroke of a pen, you have no immutable rights. At that moment we no longer live in the America we grew up in, but in tyranny and oppression.
Because if your elected officials can take our rights by edict you truly have no rights. Today’s anti-gun dictator may become tomorrow’s anti-speech dictator.

Regardless what he “allows” or forbids, only a dictator creates or takes rights with the stroke of a pen.


10 posted on 01/09/2013 7:45:44 PM PST by RavenATB
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To: ZULU

Maybe that is exactly what he wants - a Reichstag Fire moment?


11 posted on 01/09/2013 7:46:06 PM PST by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: Kaslin

The House needs to refuse to fund any EO that infringes on 2A. It must also go to court, invoking the gun right Senate amendment hidden in 0-care, ironically. States need to assert sovereignty and governors need to issue their own EOs protecting citizen rights.
FUBO. I pray that BO meets the same fate as Chavez.


12 posted on 01/09/2013 7:46:23 PM PST by grumpygresh (Democrats delenda est; an EMP confined to DC would be much appreciated)
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To: Kaslin
Here's a preview
13 posted on 01/09/2013 7:47:04 PM PST by Vince Ferrer
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To: SandRat

If this Gov’t goes all tyranny on me the light bill shall, by certainty, go up.


14 posted on 01/09/2013 7:48:18 PM PST by eyedigress ((zOld storm chaser from the west)/?)
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To: grumpygresh

F “the court”

Shall not be infringed

Pretty plain english

Never surrender.

www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=NmvG2ZiPfoo#t=17s


15 posted on 01/09/2013 7:49:22 PM PST by Ray76 (Do you reject Obama? And all his works? And all his empty promises?)
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To: Kaslin

I wonder how much more is it going to take for the people to finally put that tin pot dictator wannabe and his treasoncrat minions in their place?


16 posted on 01/09/2013 7:50:16 PM PST by 2CAVTrooper (Slaving away so obama supporting deadbeats can play)
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To: Kaslin

There aren’t enough law enforcement and military to confiscate all the weapons. Once a few of them become casualties from confiscation, they will begin to refuse.

Of course, Gun Control is only aimed at White folks. Gun Control sure does not work for Black folks...note the number of them killed by guns in Gun Control cities


17 posted on 01/09/2013 7:51:09 PM PST by SeminoleCounty (Fiscal Conservatives are Neither)
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To: Kaslin

How history repeats ..in 1933 the Reichstag fire was used as the pretext for German President Paul Hindenberg to issue a decree that nullified many of the key civil liberties of German citizens. This was regarded as the first step for establishing a one party Nazi rule in Germany with Hitler as supreme leader. In 2013 President Obama may issue executive orders nullifying the rights of American citizens. Could this be the start of one party rule in the US?


18 posted on 01/09/2013 7:51:47 PM PST by The Great RJ
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To: SeminoleCounty

This is all so transparent it’s ridiculous.

Told off the GOP idiot who called tonight to ask for my donation. He sure got an earful. Not ONE DIME to the GOP for their spineless performance on this and so many other issues!!


19 posted on 01/09/2013 7:54:53 PM PST by LibsRJerks
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To: Kaslin

GIANT Crossroads of the West Gun Show on the 19th & 20th of January at the AZ State Fair Grounds in Phoenix. See’ya there!


20 posted on 01/09/2013 7:55:05 PM PST by TaMoDee ( Lassez les bons temps rouler dans les 2012! Geaux, Pack, Geaux!)
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To: Kaslin
This will work in many big left wing Socialist cities. City folks are just use to following rules and ordinances without much question.

With union thug cops even in a couple of entire states this will possibly gain some ground and be accepted.

The push back has to come from leaders like governors, senators & reps of the “free states”. No need to name them because if you live in one you already know. We the people need to know that our local leaders have our back.

21 posted on 01/09/2013 7:56:45 PM PST by liberty or death
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To: Kaslin

Bluster and threats....laugh in the Kenyan’s face, and tell him to come and get them!


22 posted on 01/09/2013 7:57:24 PM PST by roses of sharon ("Truly I tell you, today you will be with me in paradise." Luke 23:43)
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To: Kaslin

My understanding is that no executive order can overturn a law or the Constitution. I think this is basically just more BS from 0bama and the ‘Rats trying to scare people that they will take their guns. What a sorry excuse for a president.


23 posted on 01/09/2013 7:58:30 PM PST by Post Toasties (Leftists give insanity a bad name. 0bama: Eight years of failure and fingerpointing.)
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To: SeminoleCounty
It's simple, the pols and their control of the state are outnumbered by the 100,000,000's. 100 millions.

F the psy ops. They will lose.

They will lose.

The police and military can not withstand the numbers. Even with air superiority WE THE PEOPLE will prevail. The police and military will not side with The Usurer for very long.

24 posted on 01/09/2013 7:58:46 PM PST by Ray76 (Do you reject Obama? And all his works? And all his empty promises?)
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To: grumpygresh
The House needs to refuse to fund any EO that infringes on 2A. It must also go to court, invoking the gun right Senate amendment hidden in 0-care, ironically. States need to assert sovereignty and governors need to issue their own EOs protecting citizen rights.

Nope, the House needs to start impeachment proceedings the minute he writes such an EO. Failing to uphold the Constitution as it is written is a violation of his oath of office and is a high crime......

25 posted on 01/09/2013 8:03:31 PM PST by eeriegeno (<p>)
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To: F15Eagle

Reichstag moment is coming. I have been thinking this thought all day.


26 posted on 01/09/2013 8:06:05 PM PST by The_Media_never_lie (Actually, they lie when it suits them! The crooked MS media must be defeated any way it can be done!)
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To: F15Eagle

Reichstag moment is coming. I have been thinking this thought all day.


27 posted on 01/09/2013 8:06:18 PM PST by The_Media_never_lie (Actually, they lie when it suits them! The crooked MS media must be defeated any way it can be done!)
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To: Kaslin

Stick it up your a-hole, Obama!!!


28 posted on 01/09/2013 8:07:10 PM PST by Route395
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To: Kaslin

Fools to follow the fools.

What a grand non knee jerk reaction, Clinton day style: a school massacre would yield America to become a terror police state, and this while we are still fighting terror... supposedly.

Ridiculous.


29 posted on 01/09/2013 8:08:00 PM PST by JudgemAll (Democrats Fed. job-security Whorocracy & hate:hypocrites must be gay like us or be tested/crucified)
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To: eeriegeno

Impeachment is a political act.

Treason is a crime.

Treasonors are subject to arrest.

If he is in fact a citizen at all.


30 posted on 01/09/2013 8:09:31 PM PST by Ray76 (Do you reject Obama? And all his works? And all his empty promises?)
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To: Kaslin

The first person to violate the executive order, will be found not guilty by the first court to get the case. Obama’s edict can’t overrule the constitution or the bill of rights.

What should happen is that, Obama should be brought up on charges of violating the constitutional rights of the American people, all of them.


31 posted on 01/09/2013 8:09:42 PM PST by adorno (Y)
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To: eeriegeno

“Nope, the House needs to start impeachment proceedings the minute he writes such an EO. Failing to uphold the Constitution as it is written is a violation of his oath of office and is a high crime.”

I agree, but wishful thinking for boner and his bozos.


32 posted on 01/09/2013 8:09:42 PM PST by grumpygresh (Democrats delenda est; an EMP confined to DC would be much appreciated)
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To: eeriegeno
The house can impeach until hell freezes over. You think 67 senators wil vote to remove? Without removal, what power does he lose once impeached by the house?

I think we are moving way beyond legislative approach to pull this thing back to the barn.

33 posted on 01/09/2013 8:10:39 PM PST by going hot (Happiness is a momma deuce)
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To: SeminoleCounty

Black folkes?

Look, they LOVE non informed or stupid murderers... people who randomly kill and need ultimately guidance and being told when to volunteer (Volontold in army parlance), and when not to.

It starts with a black leader teleprompted and voluntold himself.

Intersting Piers Brosman a brit advocates a police state and our disarmament when we fought the Brits with guns for our freedom... nah... only the King knows and he will make fun and little of our constitution.

We are lead by aristocratic idiots.


34 posted on 01/09/2013 8:12:30 PM PST by JudgemAll (Democrats Fed. job-security Whorocracy & hate:hypocrites must be gay like us or be tested/crucified)
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To: Ray76

Sorry, but we have already surrendered. How else would this gang get elected in the first place ? Let alone re elected. For all the bluster, there will be no pushback that amounts to much. A few will be made examples of, that’s it. That a majority voted for this and they talk of changing the constitution at will, and with impunity, tells all we need to know about how far we have fallen. America is gone.


35 posted on 01/09/2013 8:13:56 PM PST by prov1813man (While the one you despise and ridicule works to protect you, those you embrace work to destroy you)
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To: Kaslin

Who would actually carry out that order?

I saw quite a lot of activity in a local ‘hardware’ stare today on the way home from work.

Usually there is a car or two.

The parking lot was FULL and it looked like standing room order inside.

Too bad all my ‘hardware’ was lost in a tragic boating accident.


36 posted on 01/09/2013 8:16:51 PM PST by Mr. K (There are lies, dammed lies, statistics, and democrap talking points.)
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To: F15Eagle

Marshal Dillon Law just around the corner.


37 posted on 01/09/2013 8:19:24 PM PST by Paladin2
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To: fatnotlazy
They will slowly take things away one step at a time. First they take out the manufacturers of firearms and then bullets, then require registration and psychological reviews and then more restrictive reviews. When they have pared down the outstanding weapons and bullets to the almost nothing then they will begin to outlaw the most lethal weapons a little at a time until they get down to pellet guns.

They will just piecemeal a little at a time so they don't cause a revolt.

38 posted on 01/09/2013 8:22:31 PM PST by oldbrowser (They are marxists, don't call them democrats)
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To: Kaslin

My facebook post targeting some liberal family members who praise O constantly:

Joe Biden says that the President “will act” through force of Executive Order to curb 2nd Ammendment rights. I’m certainly not surprised, not with this President. Whether or not gun control should be tightened through congressional effort is not a question to be answered by one man who thinks he’s acting in the best interest of the country. We live in a Republic, and although I might protest and disagree at times, our congress makes laws that I have to follow. But, if your 2nd Ammendment rights can be altered or taken away by one person, then nothing at all is sacred. Your 1st Ammendment rights can too be altered or controlled. Your right to assemble in protest of this ridiculous power grab is also at risk. No matter who you are, no matter what your political persuasion, you should be alarmed. If you are a liberal who disagrees, perhaps you wouldn’t mind a so-called right wing Republcan weilding the same power? Perhaps an executive order could ban all abortions, or remove a states ability to make medical marijuana legal. If you can truly say that would be ok with you, I’d say you’d be lying through your teeth. This time, it’s conservatives and law abiding gun owners who are about to get throttled by this president. Next time, it will be you. If you support this Machiavellian ego, when your time comes, I too will be deaf to your objections.


39 posted on 01/09/2013 8:23:21 PM PST by Greenpees (Coulda Shoulda Woulda)
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To: prov1813man

America is not gone. Not in my heart and mind. The Constitution lives as long as I live.

Resistance is victory.

Never EVER surrender. EVER. EVER.


40 posted on 01/09/2013 8:24:29 PM PST by Ray76 (Do you reject Obama? And all his works? And all his empty promises?)
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To: Kaslin
The gungrabbers have lost the intellectual debate, and now they will turn to tyranny and violence against the people. Obama is playing a dangerous game that he and his punk-ass flunkies are going to lose. A historian by the name of Leslie Simpson once asked “how many Indian boys had to die” because of the vanity of Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna. One day someone may ask “how many American people had to die because of the narcissism of Barak Hussein Obama?”
41 posted on 01/09/2013 8:25:35 PM PST by Jay Redhawk (Zombies are just intelligent, good looking democrats.)
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To: Kaslin
I posted this thought before, but I pray that obama has a conversion away from the destructive ideologies he and the demonrats have turned loose upon us, but if not, then let Proverbs 16:18 ("Pride Goeth Before Destruction, and an haughty spirit before a fall") be his future.

On the other hand, perhaps obama is Proverbs 16:18 for us?

At the rate he's going and we're going, obama will bring us both our fall and our destruction and around half of us voted for it...not once, but twice.

42 posted on 01/09/2013 8:26:14 PM PST by GBA (Here in the Matrix, life is but a dream.)
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To: Ray76
Resistance is victory.

James Madison:

"Resistance to tyranny is service to God."

43 posted on 01/09/2013 8:27:35 PM PST by Doomonyou (Let them eat Lead.)
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To: RavenATB

There is no “may” about it. If this SOB gets our final check on his tyranny, the rest will go very soon thereafter.


44 posted on 01/09/2013 8:28:07 PM PST by Dick Bachert (An ARMED society is a POLITE society!)
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To: Kaslin
Obama would be limited in executive order on gun control
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-bloggers/2976573/posts


45 posted on 01/09/2013 8:29:11 PM PST by familyop (We Baby Boomers are croaking in an avalanche of rotten politics smelled around the planet.)
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To: Kaslin
Yeah, sure! LOL!

Joe Biden guarantees Obama will bypass reluctant Republicans and cement new gun control laws
ny daily news ^ | 1/9/2013 | DAN FRIEDMAN
"The president is going to act. There are executives orders, there's executive action that can be taken," Biden said. "We haven't decided what that is yet."


46 posted on 01/09/2013 8:31:26 PM PST by familyop (We Baby Boomers are croaking in an avalanche of rotten politics smelled around the planet.)
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To: Kaslin

Will Obama see that the armed guards where his kids go to school once he dictates gun control? They obviously won’t be needed anymore.


47 posted on 01/09/2013 8:34:56 PM PST by pallis
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To: Kaslin

What can he do? Ban importation of magazines and AKs, slow down domestic paperwork? His sycophant followers may think he is doing something. Doing more than that risks serious consequences.


48 posted on 01/09/2013 8:36:10 PM PST by depressed in 06 (America conceived in liberty, dies in slavery.)
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To: Kaslin
Surprise, America is finished. Getting tired of saying this over and over. Has the light come on yet? Civil war is just around the corner.
49 posted on 01/09/2013 8:36:25 PM PST by Logical me
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To: Kaslin

If some of those victims of gun violence had their guns with them maybe they wouldn’t be victims?


50 posted on 01/09/2013 8:38:09 PM PST by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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