Skip to comments.MILLER: Second Amendment crumbling as gun-control victories spread
Posted on 04/04/2013 10:49:26 AM PDT by jazusamo
The Second Amendment got attacked this week from three sides, leaving gun owners scrambling to find safe ground. While President Obama has lost momentum for federal gun-control laws, he has picked up victories with his allies in blue states and at the United Nations.
After Thursday, Connecticut should consider changing its state nickname from the Constitution State to the Unconstitutional State after Gov. Dannel Malloy signed an extremely restrictive gun-control law. The bill passed the state House Thursday morning and the Senate on Wednesday.
Before the Newtown tragedy, the Brady Campaign determined that Connecticut was the fifth highest-rated state for restrictive gun-control laws. Adam Lanza ignored those laws such as including stealing the guns, carrying them without a permit and violating the federal gun free school zone in his evil mission to murder school children and teachers.
Connecticut lawmakers decided that its current assault weapon ban, which had a two-characteristic test, was not severe enough, so all semi-automatic rifles with one scary-looking feature are illegal. The bill cites 100 specific makes and models that are banned, such as the AR and AK.
There is a new eligibility certificate required before purchasing or receiving a long gun, which is defined as any firearm that is not a pistol or revolver. These certificates cost $35 and are issued by the Commissioner of Emergency Services and Public Protection, but there is no time limit on how long the application process can take. Also, buying or even transferring a long gun such as a father passing down his shotgun to his son requires a background check and registration. The penalty for violating this provision would be a felony.
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For 30+ years now bloat gov is has incrementally been chipping away... How many FA laws now? 25,000? 30,000?
Is anyone surprised? Bloat gov creates hundreds of new laws every year...
Who is surprised by this?
America is being destroyed and the only satisfaction is those that are destroying it will be destroyed themselves. No bigger fool than idiots that cannot see the future of a destroyed free land. Hopefully we can save a few States and move there. The rest will kill each other trying to survive.
Can’t wait for the push back!
It isn’t going to affect me. I am not going to comply. I won’t ‘register’ what I have. Anything I transfer or sell will be backdated, and I have all the weapons and ammo I need for now, and I am not going to turn in shit.
They will have to come and get them, if they can find them.
A couple of radical leftist state government’s have passed gun control laws against the will of their people.
That’s is not a loss.
Can’t wait for 2014.
This was 100 percent predictable when this nation decided to elect more Socialists and reelect Obama. Anyone who thinks the left isn’t out to get all our guns is too foolish to vote.
I should clarify my above post: It’s not a loss because it could activate a ton of people to vote these radicals out of office.
However, in the short-term; it is a loss of freedom and regrettable.
Cant wait for the push back!
The counterattack is organizing.
They’re fine here in Kentucky. It’s one of the reasons I moved here. Federally they have not taken a hit, though they keep trying.
I’m afraid you’re right my friend. The Socialists, Marxists and Leftists will not get them all by a long shot but they will keep trying.
The lawsuits have not begun.
“...shall not be infringed.” might still mean something.
and from their Constitution:
“SEC. 15. Every citizen has a right to bear arms in defense of himself and the state.”
I feel the same way you do, but I don’t think you have to worry in Georgia.
I’m not really worried here in Maine, either. The moonbats introduced a flurry of anti-gun bills in Maine’s legislature in January, but they are going nowhere. In addition, our governor, Paul LePage, is a conservative TEA Party guy who has attended pro-Second Amendment rallies and he has repeatedly said he will protect the right-to-keep-and-bear arms as long as he is the governor. He has a history of not taking any crap from the democrats.
Also, most Maine democrats have firearms, so we should be OK here.
You’d think it wouldn’t hurt us, but my inkling is that they’ll get what they’re REALLY after nationally. Universal background checks which are worthless without record keeping - which is REGISTRATION. And, THAT is just confiscation not yet executed.
Don’t worry Emily, we will use this issue to galvanize Colorado back into the Red column.
Steffan Schpiellllllberhhhhgggggg would like to recall this scene. Replace the Lugers with walkie talkies. And.....AND... get rid of that Yellow Star on the “detainee’s” jacket and replace it with an American Flag patch.
I heard support for so-called “universal background checks” in Congress is waning.
Thank God we have Senators Paul, Cruz, and Lee gearing up for a filibuster if needed.
To me, a Federal Law implementing Universal Background Checks is an outright declaration of war against law abiding citizens. It is the reason for revolution and civil war if it comes to that. Line in the sand
My, how far we've come. Apparently when this was written citizens were considered allies of the state. Now, not so much.
If you can't take them shooting, hunting or show them to freinds they do you no good.
If you have to hide them it is most likely time to use them.
Yesterday residents of CT went to bed as honest citizens. Today they woke as felons in their own homes because of new gun laws.
I am getting the same feeling I had when the 1968 Gun Control Act and the Clinton AW ban went into effect. Will the rest of us be next?
Nothing registered here either...they won’t find shit!
***For 30+ years now bloat gov is has incrementally been chipping away****
Actually it is FIFTY YEARS!
And to think, in 1962 Thomas J Dodd and Emaual Cellar proposed the first federal law on common firearms.
1962; We dont 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!
Documentation File on the negative impact of the Obamanation Counterculture on America.
Why in the hell would you be showing your weapons to your friends? Trying to find out which one of them is a rat or been swept up in a sting somewhere?
NEVER, EVER brag, discuss what you have, or where. FIRST RULE!
They can count up blue-state victories all they want, but they’re empty victories. So they won in CT and CO... big friggin’ deal. I guess they’re convinced there won’t be any economic blowback.
The government intentionally flooded the country with tens of millions of foreigners and illegals from socialist countries, who come here and demand the same socialism and handouts...
While Americans were sleeping for the past 30+ years, they became totally out numbered.
What happened to, “I’m not coming after your guns?”
I think even CT will have a tough time reelecting gun grabbers, since its a pretty bipartisan issue.
It’s like abortion with the left, they want the choice of being able to buy a gun and protect themselves.
This is why Jim Carrey is so stupid. Who’s the fat talk show lesbian host who came after Tom Selleck on guns, only to get a face full of the fact she employed an armed body guard?
I’m glad there are still a few around like you, who get what’s been happening for many decades now.
Rosie O’Donut got her head handed to her on that, the hypocrite!
Amen to that.
America’s enemies are laughing (and pointing) and laughing at the destruction of our economy and of our constitutional rights even as we speak. And especially the enemy sitting in the White House....in between golf games and vacations.
Pitchfork time yet?
I have freinds I can trust.
They lied us in 1934 also.
Know so they have more then me.
Oh...I’m sure the left will manage to orchestrate an even bigger and more tragic gun-related incident between now and the 2014 election....
just to re-energize public outrage over those eeeevil guns. The rabid left knows what short attention spans most Americans have.
Have it your way. I don’t really care.
Ever had a hunting lic recived any outdoor/hunting magazines, went to any internet gun sites.
Posted stuip statements on what you are going to do on the internet.
You are on the list and the gun grabbers are not going to belive you no matter how much you yell that you don't have any as they drag you out the door.
Look for the CT,NY,and CO gun control laws to land up in the courts, gurentee.
Please see post number 43. Thank-you.
All of the most influential constituents behind politics are socially pathological socialists, afraid that former producers of the private sector will somehow starve their rackets (thus, gun control and even more regulations). Most of the contemporary voices in politics are voices of useless sturgeons of recirculating debt. They produce nothing but “gatekeeping” against new competition. But before long, we’ll see their debt regime support fall out from under them followed by new leadership in business and politics.
The Maryland Senate passed the amended SB 281 a few hours ago. It will be signed by 0we’M0r0n shortly.
Maryland “Freak State” PING!
True! More and more that call themselves Americans are selling their birthright and freedom for a bowl of Govrnment stew. It began with individuals, now an entire State has said to the rulers, “We no longer wish to be free men and women. Make us your slaves.” To me it is sickening.
Absolutely...More and more Americans could give a whit about our freedoms. Should the day come the government takes all freedoms away the weak sisters will be blubbering like spoiled brats.