Skip to comments.Record numbers sign up for Marietta [GA.] gun training course [700 people!! 600% increase!!]
Posted on 01/24/2013 5:49:35 AM PST by Arcy
MARIETTA As Cobb County residents fear for their gun rights in the face of possible new federal weapons laws, thousands have swarmed stores and gun shows. Now, many of them want to know how to use the guns they have been buying in record numbers. They really want to know, How can I be safe with this? said Marietta Police Officer Dave Baldwin.
He teaches a gun class to the public. Usually, about a hundred people show up for the 90-minute instructional program that covers safe handling of the firearm, storage, loading and unloading as well as other topics. But in Thursdays class, the first since the Connecticut school shootings in December and the resulting outcry over gun control, 700 people have signed up.
We were all just awestruck, Baldwin said.
The huge demand for the gun safety course forced Baldwin to scramble. Until now, the class has been held in the city council chamber. For this huge class, hes using the Marietta Middle School auditorium.
Were almost about to fill it up as well, he said
If you already have a sufficient stash of weapons and ammo, it’s probably best to avoid gun shows and ranges for a while.
This will all work itself out eventually.
The gun grabber's legislative bill compendium, updated (almost) daily:
HR 21: NRA Members' Gun Safety Act of 2013. Referred to the Judicary committee.
HR 34: Blair Holt's Firearm Licensing and Record of Sale Act of 2013. Referred to the Judicary committee.
HR 117: Handgun Licensing and Registration Act of 2013. Referred to the Judicary committee.
HR 137: Fix Gun Checks Act of 2013. Referred to the Judicary committee.
HR 138: Large Capacity Ammunition Feeding Device Act. Referred to the Judicary committee.
HR 141: Gun Show Loophole Closing Act of 2013. Referred to the Judicary committee.
HR 142: Stop Online Ammunition Sales Act of 2013. Referred to the Judicary committee.
HR 226: Support Assault Firearms Elimination and Reduction for our Streets Act. Referred to the Ways and Means committee.
HR 227: Buyback Our Safety Act. Referred to the Judicary committee.
HR 236: Crackdown on Deadbeat Gun Dealers Act of 2013. Referred to the Judicary committee.
HR 238: Fire Sale Loophole Closing Act. Referred to the Judicary committee.
HR 329: To amend the NICS Improvement Amendments Act of 2007 to encourage States to provide records to the National Instant Background Check System.
HR 404: To enhance criminal penalties for straw purchasers of firearms.
S22: A bill to establish background check procedures for gun shows.
S33: A bill to prohibit the transfer or possession of large capacity ammunition feeding devices, and for other purposes.
S34: A bill to increase public safety by permitting the Attorney General to deny the transfer of firearms or the issuance of firearms and explosives licenses to known or suspected dangerous terrorists.
S35: A bill to require face to face purchases of ammunition, to require licensing of ammunition dealers, and to require reporting regarding bulk purchases of ammunition.
S54: A bill to increase public safety by punishing and deterring firearms trafficking. ("trafficking = "private sales")
And an interesting side note:
HR 339: To require the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives to make video recordings of the examination and testing of firearms and ammunition, and for other purposes.
See, hussein really is improving certain areas of the economy.
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