Skip to comments.Bypassing the Politicians on Gun Control
Posted on 02/14/2013 1:40:47 PM PST by EXCH54FE
As we watch the lawmakers scramble to make new laws to restrict our ability to defend ourselves and our families, it becomes clear that there are few politicians representing the people or the Constitution in this manner. Despite abundantly clear Second Amendment's restrictions, the politicians seem to not care. The politicians have learned from recent history that any controversy over their current actions will blow over and be replaced by the latest pop scandal in the press by election time. Furthermore, they know that litigation against their illegal laws will take years and perhaps even decades. To bolster their point they sponsor polls and tinker with the numbers counting on people to not understand what the famed historian Alexis de Tocqueville called the "Tyranny of the Majority." The sad fact is that the politicians know they will always have their armed security and so depriving the American people of theirs is a small matter to them.
What is also becoming increasingly apparent is that the new gun control laws on the books will make criminals, even felons, out of many legal and peaceful gun owners in America. Already gun owners in New York are refusing to register their suddenly illegal weapons and thus are becoming criminals overnight. If the situation leads to gun confiscation, such as "The Great Gun Grab" after Hurricane Katrina, the possibility for violence and potentially even civil war is high.
Fortunately the Founders gave us a way to tie the hands of the government through the constitutions of both our country and our states.
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Judging by the ongoing arms and ammo frenzy, I’d say millions of Americans are preparing to resist tyranny with extreme prejudice. I suppose they could just be spending a lot of extra time at the range...maybe.
I would view that as a waste of ammunition.
The time is upon us.
Yep, things are getting worse alright; better hope for even worse, or it will never get any better!
The UN Small Arms Treaty is STILL OUT THERE.
It is being REOPENED IN MARCH!
Kerry is in charge of it now.
It bypasses the constitution until rejected.
Reid controls the vote one that.
That is an important point.
it is insane.
from simple everyday shopping and going about life it is like watching people prepare for an impending natural disaster. (snow storm, hurricane, monsoon)
I understand why non-beltway constables want no part of this. The only monoron is the chief of the LAPD. (then again he has a cranial rectum issue)
If any state passes such an amendment then the Federal Government will respond by withholding funding on anything and everything, thus causing unions and other special interests to rise against the State’s elected ones.
The best way to handle any unconstitutional law may well be ignore it. Sheriffs are planning to do just that.
If the Founders wished the government to be able to disarm people until the government is able to prove that such a person is not a felon, I think it could have been included in the Second Amendment. It's not there.
Is there any indication that there were not felons during the time of the Revolution?
I'm also very certain that our Founders would object to any legislation whatever that is dependent upon and requires the existence of a serial number on a firearm.
As the Supreme Court has already said, the Second Amendment simply takes some issues off the table.
I just purchased a firearm today. I had to pay $85 more for the firearm to pay for the infringements. In addition, despite the fact that I already own firearms, I am required to wait ten days in order to take delivery. This nonsense needs to stop SOON. As pleased as I am regarding the Heller and McDonald decisions, I'm getting very tired of waiting for my rights to be recognized here in the People's Republik of Kalifornia.
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