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Gabby Giffords' husband (Mark Kelly) buys AR-15
Breitbart ^ | 3/9/13 | AWR Hawkins

Posted on 03/09/2013 4:34:25 PM PST by pacificpundit

Mark E. Kelly, gun-control proponent and husband to former Congresswoman Gabby Giffords, recently purchased an AR-15 (an "assault weapon," he called it)—which he now says he intended as an illustration of the need for more stringent gun laws.

Kelly reportedly bought the AR-15 and a 1911-style semi-automatic pistol at Diamondback Police Supply in Tucson, Arizona.

Various sources contacted Breitbart News once Kelly made the purchase, and after we began investigating the details surrounding the purchase, Kelly announced on his Facebook that he was not going to keep the AR-15, which he has yet to pick up from the store.

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TOPICS: Government
KEYWORDS: ar15; arizona; banglist; demagogicparty; giffords; guncontrol; secondamendment
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1 posted on 03/09/2013 4:34:25 PM PST by pacificpundit
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To: pacificpundit

Busted


2 posted on 03/09/2013 4:37:25 PM PST by EQAndyBuzz (Got a problem? Nothing a drone strike can't fix.)
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To: pacificpundit
I just had a background check a few days ago when I went to my local gun store to buy a .45. As I was leaving, I noticed a used AR-15. Bought that too. Even to buy an assault weapon, the background check only takes a matter of minutes. I don't have possession of it yet but I'll be turning it over to the Tucson PD when I do.

I fail to see what he intends to prove. That it only takes a few minutes to fill out the paperwork on a background check?
3 posted on 03/09/2013 4:37:26 PM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: cripplecreek
I don't have possession of it yet but I'll be turning it over to the Tucson PD when I do.

Then why buy it? Tucson PD doesn't have the money to buy their own?

4 posted on 03/09/2013 4:40:00 PM PST by umgud
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To: cripplecreek

“I fail to see what he intends to prove.”

1) He has too much money.
and
2) He’s an a-hole.


5 posted on 03/09/2013 4:40:34 PM PST by carriage_hill (AR-10s & AR-15s Are The 21st Century's Muskets. Free Men Need Not Ask Permission!)
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To: pacificpundit
...he now says he intended as an illustration of the need for more stringent gun laws.

Most child porn addicts usually tell the court that they have it on their computer for "research" purposes only. Kelly is a sleaze.

6 posted on 03/09/2013 4:40:47 PM PST by FlingWingFlyer (Progressive, Marxist liberals do not evolve, they morph into fascists.)
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To: pacificpundit

Hammers kill more people than “assault Rifles” so it is a good thing he did not buy a hammer.


7 posted on 03/09/2013 4:40:49 PM PST by mountainlion (Live well for those that did not make it back.)
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To: pacificpundit
he intended as an illustration of the need for more stringent gun laws.

Is he admitting to having a criminal background? Otherwise, if his record is clean, then the system worked just fine.

8 posted on 03/09/2013 4:41:09 PM PST by kevao (.)
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To: cripplecreek

Now you KNOW he was gonna keep these suckers just like I said he would back when he was ‘testifying’ against them. Said he would have him one in the very near future and voila. BUT he was busted for the effing hypocrite that he is before he could play with his new toy.


9 posted on 03/09/2013 4:45:14 PM PST by MestaMachine (Sometimes the smartest man in the room is standing in the midst of imbeciles.)
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To: pacificpundit
Is this the same Mark E Kelly that's named in the article?
Exactly what did he do where he shouldn't have bought a M4 rifle and a 1911?

To prove what???
10 posted on 03/09/2013 4:46:31 PM PST by BCW (http://babylonscovertwar.com/index.html)
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To: pacificpundit

He is exercising his right to keep and bear arms. Good.


11 posted on 03/09/2013 4:46:43 PM PST by eyedigress ((zOld storm chaser from the west)/ ?)
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To: BCW

12 posted on 03/09/2013 4:47:16 PM PST by BCW (http://babylonscovertwar.com/index.html)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

Pete Townsend was just researching Kiddie porn.


13 posted on 03/09/2013 4:49:28 PM PST by omega4179
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To: FlingWingFlyer

Exactly what I was thinking. “I only had the child porn to make a point about how easy it is to find! I’m not a pedophile!”


14 posted on 03/09/2013 4:50:25 PM PST by Viennacon
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To: pacificpundit

They told us the Brady Bill background check was the stringent new law.

Progressive laws always progress to tyranny.


15 posted on 03/09/2013 4:50:37 PM PST by omega4179
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To: pacificpundit

Let me get this straight.. We need “more stringent gun laws” so people like him won’t be able to buy them? What is he trying to tell us?


16 posted on 03/09/2013 4:51:09 PM PST by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America (PRISON AT BENGHAZI?????)
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To: BCW

Maybe he should exercise his right to go after the left-wing nutbags that would target his wife.


17 posted on 03/09/2013 4:51:22 PM PST by eyedigress ((zOld storm chaser from the west)/ ?)
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To: pacificpundit
...and a 1911-style semi-automatic pistol ...

He bought a 102 year old pistol? :-)

18 posted on 03/09/2013 4:51:28 PM PST by TigersEye (The irresponsible should not be leading the responsible.)
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To: MestaMachine

You know, I don’t want to say anything ugly about these people, especially considering one of their libturd bretheren shot the hell out of that woman, but I can’t keep my mouf shut.

Hey Asstronaut, stick to space travel and leave the firearms to those of us who respect them. And while you are at it, have a big cup of STFU.


19 posted on 03/09/2013 4:51:55 PM PST by West Texas Chuck (Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms. That should be a convenience store, not a Government Agency.)
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To: pacificpundit
"What, haven't you seen a hypocrite before?" - Mark Kelly
20 posted on 03/09/2013 4:53:34 PM PST by SpaceBar
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To: pacificpundit
"Kelly reportedly bought the AR-15 and a 1911-style semi-automatic pistol"

Wise choices. Especially should another 'rat, Jared type, attack.

21 posted on 03/09/2013 4:54:14 PM PST by Paladin2
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To: pacificpundit
Mark Kelly should be ashamed anyway...dragging his injured wife around, having her give a painful, pitiful plea to change our Constitution via statute.

There is a constitutional way of changing the Constitution, it is by the amendment process.

If these people succeed in getting the 2nd amendment changed via statute, what in the world will keep some other "aggrieved" group from mounting a successful challenge against ANY other part of the Constitution?

Mr Kelly and Ms Giffords should just stay home, live in peace and let us do the same.

22 posted on 03/09/2013 4:54:19 PM PST by B.O. Plenty (Give war a chance........)
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To: pacificpundit

So he’s saying that astronauts should be prohibited from buying firearms because they’re unstable?


23 posted on 03/09/2013 4:55:19 PM PST by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: eyedigress

EXACTLY!...everyone seems to have forgotten about the mad tree elves that targeted and attacked them...


24 posted on 03/09/2013 4:55:49 PM PST by BCW (http://babylonscovertwar.com/index.html)
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To: cripplecreek

He might be a test pilot and an astronaut, but he doesn’t understand the law. I wonder what part of instant he doesn’t understand. If he doesn’t want the gun then leave it with the FFL on consignment.


25 posted on 03/09/2013 4:55:57 PM PST by USNBandit (sarcasm engaged at all times)
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To: carriage_hill

The a-hole is an insult to a-holes.


26 posted on 03/09/2013 4:57:10 PM PST by Clint N. Suhks (The amount of ammo you need is determined after the gunfight.)
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To: pacificpundit

Even though she’s not in Congress any more, she’s getting a government pension I’m sure (plus disability probably)... so they’re officially part of the “government ruling class” which makes them “special”. They don’t have to live by the same standards we low-life citizens have to adhere to.


27 posted on 03/09/2013 4:57:17 PM PST by Cementjungle
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To: pacificpundit
Mark E. Kelly, ... recently purchased an AR-15 (an "assault weapon," he called it)—which he now says he intended as an illustration of the need for more stringent gun laws.

Apparently he's a convicted felon or he has been adjudicated mentally incompetent and the NICS check didn't flag him. Sounds like we need better database laws.

28 posted on 03/09/2013 4:57:53 PM PST by TigersEye (The irresponsible should not be leading the responsible.)
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To: FlingWingFlyer
Wouldn't be surprised to find that Kelly also has the kiddie porn ~ that it's not just a koinkydink that he used that old 'research' excuse.

Wonder if he'd consent to a full search of his premises and files!

Guy like that really needs to prove that he's honest.

29 posted on 03/09/2013 4:57:54 PM PST by muawiyah
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To: pacificpundit

What happened to Gabby Giffords was a tragedy. What her husband is doing to her now, dragging her around as a spokespuppet for his political ambitions is an abomination.

When your wife is injured you care for her, not exploit her. Mark Kelly would need years of rehabilitation just to work his way up to flaming POS.


30 posted on 03/09/2013 4:58:11 PM PST by Random Access
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To: pacificpundit
Hey Mark Kelly"
31 posted on 03/09/2013 4:59:07 PM PST by real saxophonist (You can't take the sky from me)
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To: West Texas Chuck

Hmmmmm..... Gives gun away a few days after buying.

What’s that straw purchase law again ?


32 posted on 03/09/2013 5:00:12 PM PST by Squantos ( Be polite, be professional, but have a plan to kill everyone you meet ...)
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To: MestaMachine

“BUT he was busted for the effing hypocrite that he is before he could play with his new toy.”

Heh, heh, have you NO pity, no empathy, no compassion nor understanding for this poor suffering man?

I didn’t think so. Neither do I.

;^)


33 posted on 03/09/2013 5:00:38 PM PST by elcid1970 ("The Second Amendment is more important than Islam.")
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To: pacificpundit
Kelly announced on his Facebook that he was not going to keep the AR-15, which he has yet to pick up from the store.

So he was a straw purchaser?

34 posted on 03/09/2013 5:01:22 PM PST by Vince Ferrer
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To: umgud

“Then why buy it? Tucson PD doesn’t have the money to buy their own?”

Well interestingly enough they probably don’t. My younger brother is a cop with Tuscon PD. They are having funding and staff issues at the moment. A single free AR-15 isn’t going to do anything to alleviate that problem.


35 posted on 03/09/2013 5:01:32 PM PST by Wanderer99
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To: Cementjungle

Actually, she was injured on the job ~ but so far she doesn’t seem to be any more disabled than she was before the injury. A good workman’s comp fraud investigator could probably bust her down in no time.


36 posted on 03/09/2013 5:01:33 PM PST by muawiyah
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To: pacificpundit

so is he buying these guns to terrify his disabled wife?

I wouldn’t care if he’s buying it to protect his wife. that would make sense.


37 posted on 03/09/2013 5:01:41 PM PST by tioga
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To: Vince Ferrer

you bad! you bad! you bad! gimme hi 5 bro!


38 posted on 03/09/2013 5:02:23 PM PST by muawiyah
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To: pacificpundit

Rules for thee, not for me!


39 posted on 03/09/2013 5:02:40 PM PST by COBOL2Java (Fighting Obama without Boehner & McConnell is like going deer hunting without your accordion)
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To: West Texas Chuck

HE’S NO DOUBT GOING FOR A POLITICAL CAREER NOW THAT HE’S A WASHED UP ASTRONAUT.

I can’t wait for the National Inquirer to do a John edwards expose on Kelly coming out of a hotel visiting a woman he’s having an affair with...I know its unfair, but that’s just the sense I get out of this guy.


40 posted on 03/09/2013 5:02:46 PM PST by Recovering Ex-hippie (Go Galt!)
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To: pacificpundit

Typical hypocritical lying sack o’shit Democrat.


41 posted on 03/09/2013 5:03:30 PM PST by VeniVidiVici (Obama's vision - No Job is a Good Job)
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The sheer hypocrisy should put this in Breaking.


42 posted on 03/09/2013 5:04:06 PM PST by Clint N. Suhks (The amount of ammo you need is determined after the gunfight.)
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To: Random Access

I feel sorry for Gabby Giffords too, that her husband is using what happened to her for his own political gain..the moment after she was shot he went on TV to trash Republicans, to blame Sarah Palin for what happened..he is the ultimate schmuck..he parades his wife around like his own personal puppet repeating whatever he tells her to say


43 posted on 03/09/2013 5:04:23 PM PST by Sarah Barracuda
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To: pacificpundit

Could he be suffering from PTSD?


44 posted on 03/09/2013 5:04:23 PM PST by OwenKellogg
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To: driftdiver

I think he’s working for Elon Musk now.
That tells you a bit about who’s paying for this campaign.


45 posted on 03/09/2013 5:04:46 PM PST by nascarnation (Baraq's economic policy: trickle up poverty)
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To: TigersEye

Well, why not? My Colt Commander is only 62 years old. My Mauser hsc is older than that and they both work fine.


46 posted on 03/09/2013 5:04:51 PM PST by EandH Dad (sleeping giants wake up REALLY grumpy)
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To: pacificpundit
...which he now says he intended as an illustration of the need for more stringent gun laws.

Sounds like he's confessing to being a dangerous criminal who should not be allowed to own guns, to me.

What else could he be "illustrating."

47 posted on 03/09/2013 5:04:53 PM PST by E. Pluribus Unum ("Somebody has to be courageous enough to stand up to the bullies." --Dr. Ben Carson)
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To: pacificpundit

What a Sarah Brady wanna be pimp!


48 posted on 03/09/2013 5:04:54 PM PST by hadaclueonce (Forget Mexico. Put the border fence around California.)
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To: OwenKellogg

How many video games did he play while training for space?


49 posted on 03/09/2013 5:05:49 PM PST by OwenKellogg
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To: pacificpundit

Arrogant prick.


50 posted on 03/09/2013 5:06:52 PM PST by Third Person (Do the Strandski!)
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