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Cuomo Call-Out: '10 Bullets to Kill a Deer' as Legal Advice
American Thinker ^ | 2/23/2013 | William A Levinson

Posted on 02/23/2013 11:31:48 AM PST by Winged Hussar

The letter below challenges Governor Cuomo to repeat, in his capacity as an attorney and under color of legal advice, his implication that the Second Amendment applies only to sporting uses of firearms. Remington is advised to leave New York, and take its skilled workers and high-wage manufacturing jobs with it. It will be published by the American Thinker, and sent to Remington and the United Mine Workers, upon delivery to Mr. Cuomo via certified mail.

Dear Governor Cuomo,

...Your January State of the Union included the following words: "No one hunts with an assault rifle. No one needs 10 bullets to kill a deer." I agree with this; if a hunter cannot kill his meal humanely with one bullet, he shouldn't take the shot.

The Second Amendment does not, however, apply to hunting, and you know this because you went to law school. Your implication that the Second Amendment applies only to sporting applications of firearms is therefore a knowing, willful, and deliberate lie by omission. The same goes for your fellow "gun control" advocate, Barack Obama, and his photo-op with a shotgun and some clay pigeons.

(Excerpt) Read more at americanthinker.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: andrewcuomo; cuomo; guncontrol; guns; obama; secondamendment

1 posted on 02/23/2013 11:32:02 AM PST by Winged Hussar
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To: Winged Hussar

LAPD would need a lot more than 10!


2 posted on 02/23/2013 11:39:55 AM PST by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, a Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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To: Winged Hussar

Screw the deer. Our founders would have been more concerned about how many bullets it would take to kill tyrants.


3 posted on 02/23/2013 11:43:50 AM PST by VR-21
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To: SWAMPSNIPER

Same with NYPD. They only hit innocent bystanders.


4 posted on 02/23/2013 11:44:49 AM PST by Steve1789 (I miss having a president who loves this country.)
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To: Winged Hussar

Great article by American Thinker. I love the repeated references about Eliot Switzer...Eliot Spitzer aka Emperor’s Club VIP Client 9


5 posted on 02/23/2013 11:45:08 AM PST by Lawgvr1955 (You can never have too much cowbell !!)
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To: Winged Hussar

“No one hunts with an assault rifle”.

Nope. I don’t even hunt anymore. I’ve been a vegetarian for 40 years (yes, 40). But if feral animals mess with me, they will be in a world of hurt.


6 posted on 02/23/2013 11:45:13 AM PST by USMCPOP (Father of LCpl. Karl Linn, KIA 1/26/2005 Al Haqlaniyah, Iraq)
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To: Winged Hussar

Good show! Pull out as soon as you can.


7 posted on 02/23/2013 11:47:52 AM PST by willibeaux (de ole Korean War vet age 83)
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To: Winged Hussar

Mrs. Cuomo’s little Andy could use a little tutoring on the history of the United States and the Bill or Rights. We have hunting and fishing regulations and licenses for hunting. We have the Second Amendment to provide Americans with the ability to defend themselves against an oppressive government. It’s not rocket science.


8 posted on 02/23/2013 11:50:25 AM PST by FlingWingFlyer (Progressive, Marxist liberals do not evolve, they morph into fascists.)
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To: Winged Hussar
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9 posted on 02/23/2013 11:54:25 AM PST by SkyDancer (Live your life in such a way that the Westboro church will want to picket your funeral.)
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To: Winged Hussar
Remington is advised to leave New York, and take its skilled workers and high-wage manufacturing jobs with it

I read an article regarding 30+ companies refusing to sell to state and fed gov't who want to impose restrictions on citizens. In the comment section there was a question as to where the largest gun manufacturers are with all of this? (Remington, Smith and Wesson, Colt etc...)

I'm interested as to why they are not speaking up, leaving it to smaller manufacturers to stand their ground on behalf of the entire industry.

10 posted on 02/23/2013 11:58:09 AM PST by submarinerswife (Insanity is doing the same thing over and over, while expecting different results~Einstein)
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To: Winged Hussar

“No one hunts with an assault rifle. No one needs 10 bullets to kill a deer.”

BS. He’s either lying, ignorant or both. I choose both. I hear lots of talking heads saying the same thing. Although hunting has nothing to do with the second amendment, many people do hunt with Ar-15 pattern rifles.

So Mr. Ignorant, lying ass Governor, you can Kiss My Ass!


11 posted on 02/23/2013 12:11:07 PM PST by saleman (!!!!!)
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To: submarinerswife

I’m sure it is more complex than this but my assumption is that most of the big boys are publicly held while the little guys are private. Once a company becomes public, all decisions basically boil down to the effect on the 6 month stock horizon.


12 posted on 02/23/2013 12:16:19 PM PST by RightOnTheBorder
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To: USMCPOP

BTW. Google “Helicopter Hog Hunt” for some action. Not really hunting, hogs are varmints and destroy millions in crops.

Warning: Carnage ensues.


13 posted on 02/23/2013 12:19:47 PM PST by saleman (!!!!!)
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To: saleman

When debating these issues, the leftists want you to discuss the lie rather than the liar. Cuomo knows that his mediot sycophants will continue to try and effect conventional wisdom and they would love the debate to shift towards “do you hunt with an AR.”

What really needs to be addressed is the liar. I ask people why is Coumo lying to you? Why does he need you disarmed? What does he plan on doing to you that he thinks will cause you to bring arms against him?


14 posted on 02/23/2013 12:23:09 PM PST by RightOnTheBorder
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To: Winged Hussar
Andy has never taken an AR-15 varmint rifle out for prairie dog season. It's a one shot, one kill kind of experience. There are often hundreds prairie dogs infesting a hillside or meadow where cattle risk broken legs stepping into burrows. A large cap magazine helps reduce the pest count more conveniently.
15 posted on 02/23/2013 12:31:09 PM PST by Myrddin
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To: VR-21

Properly understood the 2nd amendment is not about firearms at all, it is about resistance. If marshmallows were the only weapon available to the people in 1787 then marshmallows might have been mentioned. Until WE STOP arguing crime stats the debate will go on forever. Hunting, crime, plinking, etc., have NOTHING to do with the RIGHT to be armed, or the 2nd amendment.


16 posted on 02/23/2013 12:48:50 PM PST by HMS Surprise (Chris Christie can STILL go straight to hell.)
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To: saleman

If only we could harvest those little “bacon sprout” babies before they could do much harm. Hog Heaven! Same goes for aspiring young politicians.


17 posted on 02/23/2013 12:49:26 PM PST by USMCPOP (Father of LCpl. Karl Linn, KIA 1/26/2005 Al Haqlaniyah, Iraq)
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To: HMS Surprise

I agree with your post (and your tag). Tree of Liberty...all that. It’s distressing to realize, particularly when listening to rat bastards like Cuomo, how few among our present government and the modern American political class give a fig for the founding principals. It’s equally distressing to realize how we the people allowed the collectivist snake to coil around us for so many years, and only now realize that we’re in a death struggle.


18 posted on 02/23/2013 1:00:45 PM PST by VR-21
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To: Winged Hussar

Here is a new Free Republic thread featuring a new essay and 5-minute YouTube video titled “Democide: Socialism, Tyranny, Guns and Freedom.” The video has had 16,000 views in the first two days. Now the commie rat bastards have discovered it, and they are NOT happy.

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/bloggers/2990161/posts?page=42

http://youtu.be/rmfs_QM0OIA

I wrote the essay and helped to produce the video. It’s an effort to lift the debate from Newtown “small ball” to the big leagues of democide, where these efforts at “reasonable and commonsense” gun control laws always lead to death by the million in the end.


19 posted on 02/23/2013 1:12:22 PM PST by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: Winged Hussar

I believe an argument can be made that if gun manufacturers remain in NY, then they are tacitly approving of these tyrannical gun laws & supporting them with their tax dollars. Therefore, gun & ammo buyers need to boycott these complicit manufacturers.

Frankly, it is time that right thinking Americans boycott EVERYTHING from states like NY, CA, IL.


20 posted on 02/23/2013 1:42:05 PM PST by Mister Da (The mark of a wise man is not what he knows, but what he knows he doesn't know!)
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To: VR-21

You have explained the problem properly. We can whine about welfare mothers with 8 kids, but the pressure for more government comes from the AARP also. Until we ALL admit that we are ALL addicted and that we ALL must relinquish our claim to government largesse.. We are doomed.


21 posted on 02/23/2013 1:54:22 PM PST by HMS Surprise (Chris Christie can STILL go straight to hell.)
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To: Winged Hussar
No one hunts with an assault rifle.

listen stooopid... nobody OWNS an "Assault Rifle"!!!

they own Sporting Rifle's and are used all the time to take Coydogs and Hogs and Pierre Dogs!

but what would a RAT like you know about what real Americans use guns for anyway???

22 posted on 02/23/2013 2:07:42 PM PST by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Winged Hussar

bullet = life saver

more bullets = more chances to save life

cuomo needs his license pulled and his law school needs to lose acreditation.


23 posted on 02/23/2013 3:29:42 PM PST by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: USMCPOP
I read your tagline. I mourn for your loss and salute your son's heroism.
24 posted on 02/23/2013 3:38:37 PM PST by Focault's Pendulum (I live in NJ....I want a bailout!!!)
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To: Mister Da

“...Americans boycott EVERYTHING from states like NY, CA, IL.”

I can practically see Remington Arms from my house and I agree with you 100%.


25 posted on 02/23/2013 3:50:09 PM PST by panaxanax
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To: Winged Hussar

The point is missed every time by a Democrat.


26 posted on 02/23/2013 3:52:27 PM PST by bmwcyle (People who do not study history are destine to believe really ignorant statements.)
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To: Winged Hussar
"No one hunts with an assault rifle. No one needs 10 bullets to kill a deer."

Speaking personally, this is erroneous upon its face. I know of several people who hunt with an 'assault rifle'. M-16's, M-14's, M-1 Garand's, BAR's, Black Powder muzzleloading rifles, flintlocks, and even Daisy BB rifles are all 'assault rifles' when used to 'assault' in some form. If you use a toy-rifle to beat someone over the head with, then that's an 'assault rifle'. A wooden mockup incapable of being anything but a carved bit of a stick is an 'assault rifle' in a strictly legal sense, even used as a club. Faith, even a Moderate Muslim's rifle is an 'assault rifle' at some point -generally while finished reloading.

("Moderate Muslim" = someone whose gun is out of bullets)

As for " 'needing' ten bullets to kill a deer", I can think of several individuals offhand who needed MORE than ten bullets in their attempts to bring their quarry down. Now, SHOULD be only ONE bullet necessary, and that's a strictly personal opinion, mind, but it really depends mostly upon the skills of the shooter when all's said and done. And a bit of luck, betimes.

Some people just run a good chance of starving if they had to rely upon their shooting skills to put food on the table, truth be told.

27 posted on 02/23/2013 4:17:06 PM PST by Utilizer (What does not kill you... -can sometimes damage you QUITE severely.)
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To: SkyDancer

LOL! ‘Ay Janey, love the pic. Saved for a possible later collage -and did you see the one with the pink tutu?


28 posted on 02/23/2013 4:22:58 PM PST by Utilizer (What does not kill you... -can sometimes damage you QUITE severely.)
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To: Winged Hussar

29 posted on 02/23/2013 5:34:34 PM PST by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: saleman; USMCPOP
BTW. Google “Helicopter Hog Hunt” for some action. Not really hunting, hogs are varmints and destroy millions in crops.

Warning: Carnage ensues.

Yeah, but it's not "exploding varmints" style carnage; about the most you see is the little puffs of dust rise from the hogs' hide when the bullet strikes. You're right, it's not hunting in a traditional sense. It's a bigger version of what my grandfather referred to as a "rat-killing". Vermin elimination, plain and simple.

Oh, and try a YouTube search for "Aporkalypse Now", as well. Most of the aerial hog hunts utilize AR-15s, not only because they're a good tool for the job, but also due to the fact that they pose less accident risk to the aircraft than, say, a 12-gauge loaded with buckshot.

See Vimeo.com and a video called "Heli-Hoggin'", too... most entertaining.

30 posted on 02/23/2013 5:50:02 PM PST by Charles Martel (Endeavor to persevere...)
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To: Charles Martel

Heck, I sure don’t have anything against exploding varmints. As a matter of fact, I’m all for it!


31 posted on 02/23/2013 6:03:29 PM PST by saleman (!!!!!)
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To: Mister Da
Frankly, it is time that right thinking Americans boycott EVERYTHING from states like NY, CA, IL.

As a resident of the State of CA-CA, I would love to boycott spending on the necessities, if I could figure out how to buy food, gasoline, medication and shelter out of state.

I am retired, have a very modest mortgage and can't afford to move. I also can no longer afford to buy one or two firearms.

Any other bright ideas?

32 posted on 02/23/2013 6:24:51 PM PST by publius911 (Look for the Unin label, then buy something else.)
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To: Mister Da
...gun & ammo buyers need to boycott these complicit manufacturers.

I have recently been in the market for a quality high-powered rifle. It came down to the Browning X-Bolt Hunter, Ruger M77, and one of the Remington 700 rifles. I recently eliminated the Remington 700 because of the company's refusal to confront New York State about its new gun law and announce moving its manufacturing facilities out of there.

33 posted on 02/23/2013 6:37:12 PM PST by OldPossum
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