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Biden: Gun-Ban Legislation "Just the Beginning" -- Pelosi: "Not the End of the Day for this Issue"
NRA-ILA ^ | March 29, 2013 | NRA-ILA Staff

Posted on 03/30/2013 8:07:51 AM PDT by forty_years

This week, Vice-President Joe Biden, and House Minority Leader, Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), showed us--once again--how thorough their contempt is for our Constitutionally guaranteed Second Amendment rights.

According to a Washington Times article, on a Wednesday conference call organized by "Mayors Against Illegal Guns," Biden referred to current anti-gun legislation and told his anti-gun supporters, "Let me say this as clearly as I can: this is just the beginning."

As the article notes, recent surveys show increasing opposition to stricter gun control measures. But this fact matters not to Biden; nor to Pelosi, who also voiced a determination to continue pushing for gun bans, no matter what the American public says.

"I've been to a number of states since this Congress has gone in and many parts of different states and the public is so far ahead of the Congress on this subject. I believe whatever passes in the Congress now will not be the end of the day for this issue."

The anti-gunners see momentum from tragedy as an asset. They believe that momentum is now on their side. And they clearly intend to press that perceived advantage to promote their agenda. They don't care that polling data contradicts them or that past experiments with the same type of legislation have failed. For them, the real goal is restricting firearm ownership in America--as much as they can, however they can, and whenever they can.

"This is a very big deal for the public," Pelosi concluded. "But again, it's a legislative body, and we have to go forward as boldly as we possibly can, and I would not say, well, if the assault weapon ban isn't there that that means less is going to happen down the road. I think it means more should happen up the road as we go forward."

Please be sure to contact your elected officials today, and respectfully urge them to protect our Second Amendment rights. Ask them to oppose anti-gun legislation, especially Sen. Charles Schumer’s (D-N.Y.) S. 374, the "Fix Gun Checks Act of 2013"--which would criminalize virtually all private firearm sales, even temporary transfers-- and Sen. Dianne Feinstein’s (D-Calif.) S. 150, the "Assault Weapons Ban of 2013."

To identify and contact your legislators in Washington, D.C., you can use the "Write Your Reps" feature at www.NRAILA.org, or you can reach your member of Congress by phone at 202-224-3121.

ACT NOW:

Light up the U.S Capitol switchboard at (202) 224-3121, calling your senators.

Find and write your senators easily here and here.



TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Government; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: assault; banglist; extremists; guncontrol; guns; magazines; secondamendment

1 posted on 03/30/2013 8:07:51 AM PDT by forty_years
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To: forty_years

Gun Grabbers - just. like. zombies.


2 posted on 03/30/2013 8:10:11 AM PDT by Steven Tyler
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To: forty_years

No more gun laws.

Anywhere.

We have more than enough already.


3 posted on 03/30/2013 8:10:36 AM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network
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To: forty_years

Limit them, register them, confiscate them. TRY TO! You’ll have to go door-to-door and now against a citizenry that isn’t so loyal to the government you control.


4 posted on 03/30/2013 8:11:22 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: forty_years

This has been their plan for the last fifty years!

And to think, in 1962 Thomas J Dodd and Emaual Cellar proposed the first federal law on common firearms.

1962; “We don’t want to take away your guns, we ONLY want to register handguns! Rifles and shotguns will not be affected”.

1964: “We only want to register all your guns, not ban them! Only Army surplus guns will be banned.”

1968: “We only want to register your guns, and ban “Saturday Night Specials” and small foreign handguns along with army surplus rifles!” (They got the ban on 5 shot army surplus rifles and handguns and small foreign pistols)

1970: “We only want to ban Saturday night specials! Large handguns and rifles will not be affected!”.

1976: “We only want to ban all handguns! Long guns will not be affected!”

1981: “The NRA is a rifle organization! They should give up their handguns, and they can keep their rifles!”- Lee Grant on GMA

1984: “We must ban “assault Rifles, unsuitable or hunting!”

1989: George Bush bans import of some foreign made “assault rifles”.

1992: Assault rifle ban passed by Clinton.

2000: first calls to ban single shot .50 cal rifles...

2012 calls for MORE bans on semi auto rifles and handguns.

And so it continues.

They lied to us in 1962.
They lied to us in 1964.
TheY lied to us in 1968.
They lied to us in 1970.
They lied to us in 1976.
They lied to us in 1981.
They lied to us in 2013,

AND THEY ARE LYING TO US NOW!


5 posted on 03/30/2013 8:20:17 AM PDT by Ruy Dias de Bivar (The murals in OKC are destroyed.)
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To: forty_years

I live in CT. When any of the local media outlets publish a anti-gun article the comments on the website, if allowed, are 99% opposed to it. They keep thinking the biased polls reflect the actual public opinion.


6 posted on 03/30/2013 8:20:51 AM PDT by matt04
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To: forty_years
"Let me say this as clearly as I can: this is just the beginning."

Once again, Unlce Joe shows his ignorance in public.

The beginning was in 1938 when the the Federal Firearms Act was passed. The gun grabbing, 2nd amendment haters have been trying ever since.

7 posted on 03/30/2013 8:24:41 AM PDT by Bloody Sam Roberts ("American beer is like making love in a canoe. It's f****g close to water." - - Eric Idle)
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To: Bloody Sam Roberts

Do these politicos see themselves ordering American troops, sheriffs, police, and ATF agents into the homes of millions of Americans to confiscate guns? Is this how far detached from reality they are? Do they know what they’re prescribing? How can they call themselves “democrats” — even the Democrats?


8 posted on 03/30/2013 8:28:15 AM PDT by forty_years
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To: forty_years

Calling my senators, what a joke. My two senators, menendez and lautenberg. What chance is there that either of these two pieces or excrement will stand up for the Constitution?


9 posted on 03/30/2013 8:29:41 AM PDT by hdbc (FUBO)
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To: hdbc

They count the letter and the calls, yea or nay. These guys know that people who take the time to call and write vote. We just defeated 2 crazy anti-gun bills in NM by writing and calling. Don’t sell your own power short. Do something.


10 posted on 03/30/2013 8:34:44 AM PDT by forty_years
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To: forty_years
The gun 'buy back' and 'voluntary turn in' movement will grow. Then once universal background checks are in place, the turn-ins will become mandatory. The will have several per week. They will wait. Then will come the "Big One"....a disaster or event that will allow martial law to be declared over vast areas. Then they will do the house to house after a mandatory evacuation order comes down.

Or something very similar to this. The registration records are what they need to really get the ball rolling.

11 posted on 03/30/2013 8:35:04 AM PDT by Bloody Sam Roberts ("American beer is like making love in a canoe. It's f****g close to water." - - Eric Idle)
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To: forty_years

Uncle Cracker needs to learn what “shall not be infringed upon” means, and Bela Pelosi needs to get back to her belfry and hang upside dpwn with the rest of the old bats.


12 posted on 03/30/2013 8:45:37 AM PDT by mardi59 (IMPEACH OBAMA NOW!!!!!)
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To: forty_years
the NWO snowball is picking up speed and these traitorous politicians will not stop until Americans have been disarmed. Suddenly unavailable to American citizens: currency, ammo, fuel, food, electricity, medical service............ all currently controlled by the US government that is directly controlled by the Banksters. This regime is now trying to remove the power of local sheriffs and law enforcement agencies across this nation who believe in the constitution and limited government power. I guess Americans won't respond until the DHS starts kicking in our doors. By then, the overwhelming growth in the militarized power of the government will easily be able to take control and resisters will simply be killed. Soon the government mantra will be: if you want to live, surrender your firearms.
13 posted on 03/30/2013 8:45:41 AM PDT by drypowder
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To: forty_years
They are not lying to us. This is the Democrat Party's wet dream. They mean to grab every gun in the country.

This is why every last one on the treasonous SOB's-EVERY LAST ONE OF THEM-needs to be voted against in any election where they're found.

The Democrat Party in America should be treated the same way the Nazi Party is treated in Germany.

14 posted on 03/30/2013 8:45:45 AM PDT by skimbell
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To: forty_years
They aren't primarily concerned with keeping guns out of the hands of criminals and mental cases.

The real objective is to have enough picayune laws on the books so just about anyone with a gun can be declared a criminal any time they please.


15 posted on 03/30/2013 8:50:56 AM PDT by Iron Munro (Welcome to Obama-Land - EVERYTHING NOT FORBIDDEN IS COMPULSORY)
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To: forty_years

You keep right on goose stepping, pelousy. We’ll keep the light of freedom shining.


16 posted on 03/30/2013 8:55:10 AM PDT by Caipirabob (Communists... Socialists... Democrats...Traitors... Who can tell the difference?)
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To: skimbell

The older I get the harder time I have reading any news or comments, including Free Republic. The government is clearly an enemy of its citizens and both Parties represent the same goals. All I see are arm chair quarterbacks repeating the same garbage. At least the original tea party actually threw tea into harbor. People need to finally take action or the tyranny will never end. The politicians should be living in fear, not the lap of luxury.


17 posted on 03/30/2013 8:57:55 AM PDT by RBW in PA
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To: forty_years
We were slated to have draconian gun control legislation imposed on us.

The gun purchase binge just reoriented the thinking of our Solons in Congress.

Their reasoning these always seems to be “we have to do this or the Blacks will riot”

For the first time in recent history, they were more afraid of the White Middle Class that were were of their classic pressure groups.

It might be a good idea to keep them a bit nervous for the next 4 years because they are pushing us towards a an authoritarian police state at a rapid pace.

18 posted on 03/30/2013 9:01:31 AM PDT by rdcbn
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To: Ruy Dias de Bivar

Great Post! Thanks for your effort.


19 posted on 03/30/2013 9:10:07 AM PDT by Buffalo Head (Illigitimi non carborundum)
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To: forty_years

We never thought it was the end of the issue. We know we will be fighting fascism and anti freedom forces our entire lives. Bring it Joe and Di, bring it.


20 posted on 03/30/2013 9:12:35 AM PDT by ThunderSleeps (Stop obarma now! Stop the hussein - insane agenda!)
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To: RBW in PA
People need to finally take action or the tyranny will never end. The politicians should be living in fear, not the lap of luxury.

Our Founding Fathers would have burned their houses down and hung them from trees in the town square.

We on the other hand, are concerned about gay marriage, banning pop tarts shaped like guns, and free condoms. Oh and watching American Idol.

And no, voting doesn't work anymore. That idea passed long ago.

21 posted on 03/30/2013 9:15:36 AM PDT by unixfox (Abolish Slavery, Repeal The 16th Amendment!)
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To: Steven Tyler

And, of all people, Chuck Grassley is about to join up.


22 posted on 03/30/2013 9:18:47 AM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks (NRA Life Member)
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To: Buffalo Head

If you think they will be happy with an AW ban look at this.

It has always been about handguns. Assault rifles are just a decoy to try and get their anti-gun foot in the door.

Once they get a ban on AWs then they will use the same reasons to go after handguns.

John Kennedy killed with a 5 shot bolt action rifle.

Officer Tippit killed with a 6 shot revolver.

Charles Whitman, killed 14, wounded 32 others mostly with a bolt action 6mm hunting rifle. Also used a shotgun and an m1 carbine.

Medgar Evers, shot with a 5 shot 1917 bolt action Enfield rifle.

Martin Luther King, shot with a 4 shot Remington 760 pump action Gamemaster rifle.

Bobby Kennedy with a .22 Iver Johnson Cadet revolver.

George Wallace wounded with a 5 shot Charter Arms .38spl revolver.

Howard Johnsons shooter (Mark Essex) killed nine, wounded thirteen with a 4 shot RUGER .44 mag Deerslayer rifle.

Gerald Ford attacked with a 7 shot 1911 semi auto.

Edmond OK post office with two National Guard 7 shot 1911 pistols.

SF mayor Moscone and his homo toadie killed with a 6 shot revolver.

John Lennon murdered with a 5 shot Charter Arms revolver.

Ronald Reagan and Jim Brady with an RG-14 .22 revolver.

Ronald Gene Simmons: killed sixteen people. Strangled half his family, shot the other half with a .22 single action six shot revolver.

What do they all have in common? NONE over 7 rounds, yet after each one came a cry of panic to ban all of them.


23 posted on 03/30/2013 9:27:33 AM PDT by Ruy Dias de Bivar (The murals in OKC are destroyed.)
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24 posted on 03/30/2013 9:31:28 AM PDT by tomkat
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To: forty_years

“They count the letter and the calls, yea or nay. These guys know that people who take the time to call and write vote. We just defeated 2 crazy anti-gun bills in NM by writing and calling. Don’t sell your own power short. Do something.”

I have better things to do, like getting ready for the collapse, than making my opinions heard to Feinstein and Boxer.

I vote every election, but mine is buried by all the illegal voters in this state, and I mean illegal in the broadest sense of the term. Hell, last election, and all to come, I didn’t even have a polling place. I have to use a mail in ballot.


25 posted on 03/30/2013 9:43:24 AM PDT by onceone (0311, K Co., 3/5 1st Mar Div, RVN '68)
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To: RBW in PA
The older I get the harder time I have reading any news or comments, including Free Republic. The government is clearly an enemy of its citizens and both Parties represent the same goals. All I see are arm chair quarterbacks repeating the same garbage. At least the original tea party actually threw tea into harbor...

If I were in charge of the awards, that would be Post of the Decade.

26 posted on 03/30/2013 9:46:10 AM PDT by HomeAtLast ( You're either with the Tea Party, or you're with the EBT Party.)
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To: tomkat
Most people in the US have no idea what that means.

Some do.

/johnny

27 posted on 03/30/2013 9:47:45 AM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: forty_years

No, Pelosi, you’re wrong. It MUST be the end of the issue and eventually your career. No satisfaction until you, Schumber, Biden and anyone else with your point of view is in prison for life without parole. NOTHING else will be a suitable conclusion to the matter.


28 posted on 03/30/2013 9:52:34 AM PDT by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin (Freedom is the freedom to discipline yourself so others don't have to do it for you.)
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To: RBW in PA

This is a declaration of war on the American people.

What would Michael Collins do?


29 posted on 03/30/2013 10:13:51 AM PDT by Noumenon (What would Michael Collins do?)
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To: forty_years

That’s what pussy-footing around for decades gets us.

Joe Biden: Feminist Hero
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dwu7ES-gFbs


30 posted on 03/30/2013 11:45:01 AM PDT by familyop (We Baby Boomers are croaking in an avalanche of rotten politics smelled around the planet.)
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To: Ruy Dias de Bivar

Thank you again.


31 posted on 03/30/2013 12:04:33 PM PDT by Buffalo Head (Illigitimi non carborundum)
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To: forty_years

Keep going, right up to the 2014 elections.


32 posted on 03/30/2013 12:47:53 PM PDT by Vince Ferrer
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Biden’s spent an entire career talking out his *ss, and Pelosi’s a certifiable imbecile.

Unfortunately, these two twits represent a significant number of brain-dead Democrats, who could end up making trouble in congress.


33 posted on 03/30/2013 2:31:01 PM PDT by Jack Hammer
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To: Vince Ferrer
Keep going, right up to the 2014 elections.

That would be good. I suspect when January 2014 comes around they will drop their anti-gun rhetoric like a bad habit,

but it will be too late for them.Ha

34 posted on 03/30/2013 2:54:54 PM PDT by Red Steel
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To: RBW in PA

You’re right and I very much agree with you....


35 posted on 03/30/2013 10:49:43 PM PDT by Bradís Gramma (Psalm 83)
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