Skip to comments.Senate Judiciary chair rejects Dianne Feinstein's assault weapons ban
Posted on 01/30/2013 9:10:05 AM PST by Nachum
The Democratic chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee did not endorse colleague Dianne Feinsteins assault weapons ban at a packed Capitol Hill hearing on guns Wednesday in the wake of the Newtown, Conn., shooting. Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., called for common sense reform, that closes loopholes in current gun laws and enforces background checks. Buthe did not endorse Feinsteins tougher ban. I know gun store owners in Vermont, Leahy said. They follow the law and conduct background checks
why should we not try to plug the loopholes in the law that allow (criminals and the mentally ill)
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I’d rather close the “bimbo” loophole that allows idiot-esses like Feinstein to have any sort of gubmit job.
Maybe Fineswine will “dry up over time” after this fail.
I had to double-check to make sure John Semmens wasn’t at it again.
They have their internal polls.They know how the next election would go if gun confiscation happens.
I’d bet the farm ole diane dried up long ago.
They also are probably feeling the heat about even suggesting it. Even Piers Morgan is going off the gun-grabbing track and back to interviewing.
HA-HA, I thought it would get further than that.
He doesnt even want Dem Senators going on record for it,
Republicans would demand a vote on it (if they were smart)
Take that Joe and Mika :
I guess all the freepers claiming that Bohner will put up a bill for a vote on this misjudged a bit or two.
they only have about 20 other bills that do similar hatchet jobs on the 2nd.
this one was just for show.
DiFi was shot down big time by Leaky Leahy and Dingy Harry on this, they know the Rats would suffer if it passed.
Generally speaking, Congress is comprised of "criminals and the mentally ill".
The Rats don’t believe that universal background checks will stop criminals from getting guns for one second. All they want is to fill in the holes of their illegal gun owner database.
We got âem on the first round look for a fairly innocuous bill to come out that will be interpreted to get more than is the obvious control out of it and then the Kenyan will try to executive order it into existence. We need to blow this crap up big time and get the red state dems in a cross fire....I smell midterm blood in the water!!
How about background checks to hold public office, any government job, receive any government check, or to perform any function protected by the 1st Amendment, so that those guarantees are linked to those of the 2nd Amendment?
If Feinstein was just a average American she would already be in a locked ward.
If that swine was a Republican she would be banned from the party and/or in jail.
THAT is the whole reason behind this bill...for the gun-grabbers to "compromise" their big, bad, scary ban for registering every gun transaction in the country.
That is simply unacceptable. We citizens have taken too many steps backwards in accepting the demands of the statists - not just on this issue, but on the 4th and 5th Amendments. NOT ONE MORE INCH!
Along with drug tests. That'd be a good start.
GUN REGISTRATION has long been the wet dream of every liberal freedom hater out there. And if "strengthening the checks" as they call it, goes through they will have gun registration.
maybe someone will plug di-fi’s head into a loophole formed by a noose and drop her from the senate gallery rail.
They want compromises. They really want registration and bans against certain smaller classes/groups possessing firearms, as they did with the VAWA and other laws. That’s the way to eventually disarming everyone. Disarm people accused of various things in divorce/cohabitation fights. Disarm those who have ever had some little neurosis or other. Perceived “depression” is a big one. Stress syndrome or whatever in veterans is another. Disarm most working class Americans who can’t afford to pay judges to wipe whatever blots on their records.
And eventually, the majority will outlaw firearms for everyone. It’s a conquer-and-divide and eventual class war effort. Then only the government-employed and/or connected folks would legally own firearms. That’s the fascist/socialist/commie plan. Look deeply into and before the Million Mom March effort against the Second Amendment, and you’ll see it. Also look into the opinions of global trade leaders on gun control.
but but butt
DiChiFi said guns are evil..
Leaky Leahy shoots and scores..
Leahy is good cop to Feinswine’s bad cop. They are neither a friend to gun owners. Leahy is the D+ to Feinswine’s F-. A D+ average gets you kicked out of college. It’s not passing.
I can see the hoplophobes saying to themselves: “Great! Now this means that people will stop buying guns and ammo at a record pace!”
I think not.
“...why should we not try to plug the loopholes in the law that allow (criminals and the mentally ill)...”
Which was the GOAL and the exact point of this whole freakshow...
Outlaw private transfers and hand-downs.
The “ban” was theater; she knew it wouldn’t go through, but why not try anyway, as long as they get “something” - in this case, one more cut into our right to do what we please with our lawfully-owned, legally-purchased property.
F***’em. These pieces of garbage are transparent as hell.
Ex: the NRA is not primarily for hunting rights...it stands for defense against intrusive Gov't.
Keep it up, Dems. The more you talk on this the more we win.
These bastards have bigger fish to fry like the Republicans in 2014. After that, all bets are off.
Firing off so much at the same time was going to result in at least one squib.
Then again, she had no intention of passing this garbage, which is why she larded it down.
In exchange for closing the non-existent "gun show loophole" I ask for two changes to federal law which will both override state gun laws.
What I give up is that every purchase of a firearm shall be accomplished with a federal background check via telephone. It shall be a federal crime to sell a gun to any person without performing such a check. This will apply to commercial and private sales.
Now here is what I want in return.
First, no person shall be required to maintain a serial number on any firearm which he owns.
Secondly, no government records or background checks shall be required for any transaction in which every party to the transaction who receives a gun also parts with a gun.
Because I was unfortunate enough to be born in the People's Republik of Kalifornia, I find myself in the position that the state or federal government have access to records of every firearm I own or have owned.
If the day ever came that it was practical for me to leave the state, one of my first acts would be to sell every firearm I own and purchase through private transactions an exact duplicate for each of those firearms.
My compromise for the gun-grabbers would allow me to accomplish the goal of recovering my privacy without having to leave Kalifornia.
GUN REGISTRATION has long been the wet dream of every liberal freedom hater out there. And if "strengthening the checks" as they call it, goes through they will have gun registration."
This is exactly what should be expected. Registration is always a prelude to confiscation. This would be accomplished through taking advantage of another false flag event, such as a mass shooting or an event involving "Al-Qaeda" or some such. The feds and military are clearly gearing up for something--something big. This looks like a victory to our side until an analysis is conducted.
what show loophole? if you buy AT the show you have to abide by the background chk law.
Leaky leahy is just trying to take inheritance rights. or there should be a very specific private sale (staw man has always been illegal) and inheritance protection.