Skip to comments.NRA president: Door-to-door gun confiscation a "legitimate fear"
Posted on 01/17/2013 7:54:00 AM PST by 2ndDivisionVet
The National Rifle Association didn't disagree with everything in President Obama's proposal today to cut back on escalating gun violence, the group's president David Keene told CBS News Senior White House Correspondent Bill Plante today, but with coming talks of reform, he said there are "legitimate" fears on the horizon for law-abiding gun owners.
One of his fears: that a universal background check for anyone purchasing a firearm - the first of Mr. Obama's suggestions today - would lead to a national tracking registry of gun owners. That, in turn, Keene said, could give way to "forced buybacks," or, door-to-door confiscation of specific weapons by the government.
"In other words, 'I have a record that you have a shotgun, and you're going to sell it to the government, or else,'" Keene said. "That's the equivalent of confiscation."
Keene said when others suggest harboring such a concern is simply "being paranoid," "you point to senators and governors who want to do exactly that," he said. "The governor of Illinois said they want to knock on doors and confiscate guns. That's not an irrational fear."
Another point of disagreement was Mr. Obama's call to reinstate and strengthen the assault weapons ban. Keene indicated that a hammer, one of the deadliest weapons in recent years, has been more to blame for rising murder tolls in the United States than semiautomatic weapons...
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Registry always leads to confiscation.
And New York just signed into law an immediate registry.
And the law reads that anyone possessing a gun is a criminal.
The language is such that it makes possession a crime.
As for the exemptions, they’re only for “The Kings Men”.
Another topic, but hugely important to this one:
Where are all our side, when the topic is American jobs?
We complain and send jobs overseas, then seem surprised when the Dems, win elections.
BUY AMERICAN. Vote Republican.
What could be fairer... to save the children?
Hopefully, that will be the end of Pinko Cuomo's political career.
I have a hammer with a black fiber glass handle, black rubberized hand grip and a black head plus it weighs 20 oz.
It is pretty scary looking compared to my other hammers. Could it be considered an ASSAULT HAMMER?
The American Liberal has the proven inability to keep up the fight in the face of lots of bodies coming back in caskets. I fear that may ultimately be the lesson that corrects their benightedness.
With any luck.
But recall that it was New York that brought us Boss Tweed and Tammany Hall politics.
Getting tired of having to repeat myself...
I will not comply.
Seriously. No more. Period. End of story.
Your nail pouch cannot hold more than 10.
So, let the NRA start the revolution .........
What escalating gun violence? Violent crime rates have, for the most part, been dropping for nearly a generation.
Mass shootings are the media's new shark attacks.
Don't be silly.
It's still a single-shot hammer.
Now THIS is an assault hammer, with a high-capacity magazine:
Unlikely. The morons who live in NY knew what his views on firearms were when they voted for him. They voted for him because the APPROVE of what he thinks, not because they disagree with him. Their elected representatives are as wretched a hive of vile freedom hating tyrant wanabes as you'll ever find. AND NOT ONE OF THEM WAS ELECTED BY ACCIDENT. They reflect the attitudes of the majority of New Yorkers.
How about cracking down on bicycles?
Even better! A Dewalt Nail Rifle (battery operated)
It was for the British after they arrived at Lexington & Concord.
If I hear a knock on the door and “I’m here to take your guns!” whom ever it is will be met with armed resistance.