Skip to comments.Obama Pushing ‘Most Anti-Second Amendment Nominee’ in Recent History
Posted on 03/04/2013 1:50:24 PM PST by EXCH54FE
Washington, DC --(Ammoland.com)- Senators on Capitol Hill are telling Gun Owners of America that Harry Reid is twisting arms to get support for one of the most anti-gun judicial nominees in recent memory.
Her name is Caitlin Halligan, and she has a long track record in favor of gun control. In fact, one Senate Republican said that she is the most anti-Second Amendment nominee Obama has ever put forward.
As New Yorks Solicitor General, Halligan was one of the chief lawyers responsible for New Yorks baseless and politically motivated efforts to bankrupt gun manufacturers using frivolous litigation. In so doing, Halligan proved that she places liberal political activism above fealty to the law.
Halligans public hatred for firearms was only matched by her zealotry inside the courtroom. In a speech on May 5, 2003, Halligan called for handgun manufacturers [to be held] liable for criminal acts committed with handguns.
Certainly, no other manufacturer of another item whether it be cars, baseball bats, or anything else would be held liable for the criminal misuse of its product. And, as Halligan well knows, the application of that principle to firearms would surely eliminate the manufacture of firearms in America.
After attempts of legal extortion of the firearms industry were repudiated by a bipartisan vote in Congress, Halligans office did not let up on attacking gun rights, signing a legal brief calling for New York courts to declare the federal Gun Makers Protection Act unconstitutional.
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There are some very dangerous, misguided people out there.
She looks like a typical gun-grabbing uber-liberal.
I really don’t know why Reid is “twisting arms.” The Pubbies have already demonstrated time and again they’ll roll over for Obama on any nominee.
I bet she believes in God and is straight too.../s
Geez what a freakshow 0 has wrought on us...
Research paper (PDF).
That a nominee can have a history of hostility to the second, ninth, tenth Amendments, enumerated powers . . . and have any chance whatsoever, reflects the severity of the sickness that afflicts our once republic
“When injustice becomes law, resistance becomes duty.” Thomas Jefferson.
Old Thomas had a way with words. Most are still true today!!
“The policy of the American government is to leave their citizens free, neither restraining nor aiding them in their pursuits.”