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45 DAY MORATORIUM ON GUN SALES APPROVED IN LOS GATOS [CA]
kliv.com ^ | March 7, 2013 | Matt Burrows

Posted on 03/07/2013 3:55:45 PM PST by Red in Blue PA

A 45 day moratorium on gun sales has been unanimously approved by the Los Gatos Town Council. The moratorium gives town officials time to come up with a permanent ordinance regulating gun sales. The controversy started when Templar Sports opened in December. Some people had protested they didn't receive enough public notice before the store was issued a business license. The moratorium doesn't affect Templar. Town staff expects to bring a proposed ordinance to the council in four to six months.

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TOPICS: Government; News/Current Events; US: California
KEYWORDS: 45day; approved; banglist; california; day; gun; guncontrol; losgatos; moratorium; sales; secondamendment; templarsports
WTF? How is this in any way Constitutional?
1 posted on 03/07/2013 3:55:46 PM PST by Red in Blue PA
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To: Red in Blue PA

It’s not.


2 posted on 03/07/2013 3:57:52 PM PST by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: Red in Blue PA

“Shall not be infringed” appears not to mean what any sane person thinks the words mean - we should ask Chief Justice Roberts if this is not an infringement, just a tax and thus constitutional.


3 posted on 03/07/2013 3:59:39 PM PST by Pollster1
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To: Red in Blue PA

The Los Gatos Town Council will tell you what’s Constitutional! They are the ultimate authority, aren’t they?


4 posted on 03/07/2013 3:59:41 PM PST by Doomonyou (Let them eat Lead.)
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To: Red in Blue PA
Well, then Los Gatos firearm vendors need to button up their shop and move elsewhere.

I know places where their entire inventory would be purchased in under 30 minutes.

5 posted on 03/07/2013 4:01:30 PM PST by elkfersupper ( Member of the Original Defiant Class)
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To: Red in Blue PA

That will surely keep guns out of the hands of street gangs.


6 posted on 03/07/2013 4:02:25 PM 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: Red in Blue PA
I attended the first of the recent spat of hearings on LG's new gun shop. The shop's supporters outnumbered the critics by at least 6 to 1.

The clique of anti-2nd amendment self important liberal ninnies in this town make me embarrassed to live here.

7 posted on 03/07/2013 4:03:07 PM PST by skeeter
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To: elkfersupper
I know places where their entire inventory would be purchased in under 30 minutes.

Hey, how do you know my address?

8 posted on 03/07/2013 4:03:49 PM PST by super7man
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To: Doomonyou
Whats weird is the moratorium doesn't affect Templar, the subject of all this fuss.

But Templar is the only gun shop in town.

So the moratorium is meaningless.

9 posted on 03/07/2013 4:07:52 PM PST by skeeter
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To: Red in Blue PA

It’s not constitutional, but Los Gatos is a strange place anyway. A WW II GI house could sell for several million bucks in that town full of morons.


10 posted on 03/07/2013 4:09:22 PM PST by editor-surveyor (Freepers: Not as smart as I'd hoped they'd be)
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To: Red in Blue PA

I think a town in Texas needs to pass a 45 day moratorium on abortion and lets see how the left howls!!


11 posted on 03/07/2013 4:10:59 PM PST by TexasFreeper2009 (Obama lied .. the economy died.)
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To: Red in Blue PA

Where? What state? I’m guessing California.


12 posted on 03/07/2013 4:12:03 PM PST by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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To: Red in Blue PA
The boneheads don't understand CA state law. The state has full pre-emption on all firearms laws. Local cities can not do it. They get slapped down every time they try.
13 posted on 03/07/2013 4:13:48 PM PST by Myrddin
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To: Red in Blue PA

When did town councils acquire the power over citizens to tell what they may and may not sell on their own property? Government is run amok and Americans not only put up with it, they are conditioned to desire it.


14 posted on 03/07/2013 4:14:47 PM PST by ez (Laws only apply to little people. Criminals, politicians, and newsies are exempt.)
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To: super7man
Hey, how do you know my address?

Mine is the same - Main Street, Libertyville USA.

15 posted on 03/07/2013 4:16:11 PM PST by elkfersupper ( Member of the Original Defiant Class)
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To: Red in Blue PA

Los Gatos is loco.


16 posted on 03/07/2013 4:18:52 PM PST by Red Steel
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To: skeeter

I’m in Campbell. I was thinking of taking my Dad up there for some Father-Daughter bonding at the new store. What a load of elitist pigs in Los Gatos...present company excepted, of course.


17 posted on 03/07/2013 4:19:20 PM PST by Politicalmom (Liberalism. Ideas so great they have to be mandatory.-FReeper Osage Orange)
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To: Vaquero

Los Gatos is one of the most affluent cities in the United States, home to many who made their bones in the nearby Silicon Valley, and a locus of maladaptive liberal philosophy.


18 posted on 03/07/2013 4:23:09 PM PST by SpaceBar
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To: Politicalmom
The snide dismissals of the 'out of towners' that shopwed up was stomach turning.

I love living here but like so many other really nice places a high percentage of the residents suck hard.

19 posted on 03/07/2013 4:23:16 PM PST by skeeter
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To: Politicalmom
BTW the place is really nice, oddly enough an LG/Monte Sereno cop is co owner.

I'm gonna head over there tomorrow and show support by picking up some M1A magazines.

20 posted on 03/07/2013 4:26:21 PM PST by skeeter
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To: Red in Blue PA

forget the Mexican fence.

see my tag.


21 posted on 03/07/2013 4:28:44 PM PST by hadaclueonce (Forget Mexico. Put the border fence around California.)
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To: Red Steel
LOS GATOS ESTUPIDOS...QUE BARBARIDAD....
22 posted on 03/07/2013 4:37:38 PM PST by jimsin ({I reserve the balance of my time})
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To: SpaceBar

WOW!

Not impressed. I need to get out of the people’s republic of NY. And you can be sure that California would be dead last on my list. NJ Would be higher up on my list. (Well not really)


23 posted on 03/07/2013 4:42:08 PM PST by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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To: Politicalmom
Well, I don't know about the pig part, but elitist liberals...yes, there are a more than a few in town. However, the activists are only a few percent.

Unfortunately, I know a husband and wife who fit to a T. Amazingly, they both are addicted to MSNBC.

So there you go. And, more amazingly, he grew up on Ft. Bragg. I think he has unresolved authority issues. She is a typical bigmouth psychotic lib. busybody with nothing better to do but support anything Obama supports.

24 posted on 03/07/2013 4:42:41 PM PST by muleskinner
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To: skeeter

Greetings, neighbor!


25 posted on 03/07/2013 4:53:46 PM PST by muleskinner
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To: muleskinner

It’s California no longer part of the United States
Secession can be in many forms and failure to adhere to the Constitution is one form!
Let the whole State secceed!
At least FEMA will not have to worry about the clean up when the State falls in to the sea!


26 posted on 03/07/2013 5:01:56 PM PST by Conserev1 ("Still Clinging to my Bible and my Weapon")
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To: Red in Blue PA

I don’t know if it’s still the case, but there used to be a Ferrari dealership right next door to the high school in Los Gatos.

That should give you some idea of what kind of town it is.


27 posted on 03/07/2013 5:03:08 PM PST by Disambiguator
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To: Red in Blue PA

Here in Austin, the council has stated their agreement with the Obama admin. on an assault weapons ban but, don’t have the balls to do anything locally because they’re afraid they might get shot. <);>) yeehaa!


28 posted on 03/07/2013 5:25:46 PM PST by WCH
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To: Red in Blue PA

If it’s Los Gatos, CA it is ultra lib.


29 posted on 03/07/2013 5:29:01 PM PST by ought-six ( Multiculturalism is national suicide, and political correctness is the cyanide capsule.)
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To: Red in Blue PA

Booooooo
Hi neighbors...


30 posted on 03/07/2013 5:39:38 PM PST by BuddaBudd (F U B O)
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To: ought-six

If the LG city council (or any other gov’t) has the votes, they can pass anything they want. If the citizens don’t like it, they can protest or vote them out. If it is unconstitutional(fed or state), it can be challenged in the courts, which could take years.

But........ don’t hold your breath. The 2a is one of the least defended rights we have. SCOTUS ruled against DC in the Heller case. Pre-Heller, it was impossible to purchase a handgun. Post-Heller, it’s now only nearly impossible.


31 posted on 03/07/2013 5:40:50 PM PST by umgud
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To: Red in Blue PA

Slippery Slope

Good Luck

TT


32 posted on 03/07/2013 6:07:17 PM PST by TexasTransplant (Idiocracy used to just be a Movie... Live every day as your last...one day you will be right)
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To: muleskinner

East side. You?


33 posted on 03/07/2013 7:26:23 PM PST by skeeter
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To: Red in Blue PA
How is this in any way Constitutional?

They are using their zoning authority to determine where specific businesses may locate within the city limits. Zoning law has held up in the Supreme Court for a very long time.

IOW, it's legal, even if it is a taking of property value without just compensation.

34 posted on 03/07/2013 7:58:11 PM PST by Carry_Okie (The environment is too complex and too important to be "protected" by government.)
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To: skeeter
The clique of anti-2nd amendment self important liberal ninnies in this town make me embarrassed to live here.

It's a nice shop, not even visible from the street.

35 posted on 03/07/2013 8:00:08 PM PST by Carry_Okie (The environment is too complex and too important to be "protected" by government.)
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To: Carry_Okie
Its supposed to eventually have a house gunsmith, as well. If the hysterical housewives of LG don't close the place down first.

After all, it is "only 2000 yards from an elementary school".

36 posted on 03/07/2013 8:08:01 PM PST by skeeter
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To: skeeter
Its supposed to eventually have a house gunsmith, as well.

LOL, I know him. He lives right down the road from me. Taught both my girls to shoot.

37 posted on 03/07/2013 8:30:28 PM PST by Carry_Okie (The environment is too complex and too important to be "protected" by government.)
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To: Doomonyou

Them and the game wardens.


38 posted on 03/07/2013 8:40:35 PM PST by batterycommander (a little more rubble, a lot less trouble)
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To: Vaquero

Poster thinks the whole world knows where Los Gatos is.


39 posted on 03/07/2013 8:59:59 PM PST by MCF
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To: MCF

Los Gatos is deep in Cheyenne Mountain, a little farther inside the ground than the StarGate


40 posted on 03/07/2013 9:01:26 PM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: Red in Blue PA

The Constitution might have something to say, but before that has SNL got wind of this? The comic potential is irresistible.


41 posted on 03/07/2013 10:34:16 PM PST by edboock
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