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Gun Control Amendment: Apply Identical Background Check to VOTING
centermass ^ | 04/11/2013 | Uncle Milties / centermass

Posted on 04/11/2013 9:53:58 AM PDT by Uncle Miltie

With thanks to centermass for the original idea:

I suggest that Rand Paul offer the following Amendment to the Gun Control Anti-Bill-Of-Rights legislation before the Senate:

"Any background checks, documentation, restrictions, waiting periods, or any other restrictions of this legislation on a citizen's G-d-given Second Amendment Rights must be equally applied to each citizen's right to VOTE and SPEAK."

If Liberals are going to destroy our G-d-Given and Constitutional rights, let's equally gore their ox. There is no logic to their position, of course, and putting the identical restriction on their pet rights will prove their hypocrisy.

Can anyone get this idea to a pro-Bill-of-Rights Senator in time to make a difference?


TOPICS: Activism/Chapters; FReeper Editorial; Government
KEYWORDS: banglist; guncontrol; rkba; secondamendment

1 posted on 04/11/2013 9:53:58 AM PDT by Uncle Miltie
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To: Uncle Miltie

Mmmm.... equally applied laws.


2 posted on 04/11/2013 9:56:47 AM PDT by Noamie
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To: Uncle Miltie

I like it.

I would also like to see a law applied to all “journalists” and newspapers/media to show that they are qualified, capable and have a “need” to do what they do.

The howling would be laughable.


3 posted on 04/11/2013 9:59:07 AM PDT by ealgeone (obama, border)
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To: center mass

FYI. Thanks for the prompt.


4 posted on 04/11/2013 9:59:23 AM PDT by Uncle Miltie (Due Process 2013: "Burn the M*****-F***er Down!")
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To: Uncle Miltie; RedMDer; DJ MacWoW; trisham; vox_freedom; Jim Robinson
B T T T ! ! ! ©

PREFECT !©

5 posted on 04/11/2013 10:02:59 AM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: Uncle Miltie

Liberals claim minorities cannot easily obtain photo IDs, and therefore it is discrimination to demand a photo ID for voting. If we had any creative minds in the GOP, they would ask why is it not racist to demand a person ID himself for a firearms purchase. Or to board an airplane. Or to drive a car.


6 posted on 04/11/2013 10:04:39 AM PDT by kevao (.)
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To: kevao

Liberals claim minorities cannot easily obtain photo IDs, and therefore it is discrimination to demand a photo ID for voting. If we had any creative minds in the GOP, they would ask why is it not racist to demand a person ID himself for a firearms purchase. Or to board an airplane. Or to drive a car.

Trying to use logic against those who dismiss all logic is as futile as screaming at a mountain for being inthe way of the setting sun....


7 posted on 04/11/2013 10:10:21 AM PDT by GraceG
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To: kevao
Liberals claim minorities cannot easily obtain photo IDs, and therefore it is discrimination to demand a photo ID for voting owning a fire arm.

Right back at them. The NRA and the 2nd amendment is protecting minority rights. :)
8 posted on 04/11/2013 10:18:05 AM PDT by RedMDer (May we always be happy and may our enemies always know it. - Sarah Palin, 10-18-2010)
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To: RedMDer
Sweet !

Pass any damned law you want .. as long as an ammendment demanding equal background checks for voters is attached.

The dims will never let it come to the floor.

9 posted on 04/11/2013 10:27:38 AM PDT by knarf (I say things that are true ... I have no proof ... but they're true)
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To: RedMDer

BUMP!!!


10 posted on 04/11/2013 10:29:05 AM PDT by Dick Bachert
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To: Dick Bachert; knarf

Unfortunately my Senators from MD would be of no help at all but I’ll drop them a line anyway :)


11 posted on 04/11/2013 10:31:26 AM PDT by RedMDer (May we always be happy and may our enemies always know it. - Sarah Palin, 10-18-2010)
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To: Uncle Miltie

...and for politicians to get their names on ballots. If you’re not safe to handle a firearm, you’re not safe to weild the power of government - a much more dangerous invention.


12 posted on 04/11/2013 11:00:42 AM PDT by Paine in the Neck (Socialism consumes everything)
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To: Paine in the Neck

weild —> wield


13 posted on 04/11/2013 11:01:49 AM PDT by Paine in the Neck (Socialism consumes everything)
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To: Uncle Miltie

I like it too.


14 posted on 04/11/2013 11:02:16 AM PDT by nolongerademocrat ("Before you ask G-d for something, first thank G-d for what you already have." B'rachot 30b)
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To: Uncle Miltie

I like this idea !


15 posted on 04/11/2013 11:06:33 AM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks (NRA Life Member)
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To: Uncle Miltie; All

Also, Bobby Rush of IL is a convicted felon yet is writing gun laws. He could not buy a gun if he wanted to. In what world does this make any sense?


16 posted on 04/11/2013 11:28:31 AM PDT by Red in Blue PA (When Injustice becomes Law, Resistance Becomes Duty.-Thomas Jefferson)
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To: Uncle Miltie

Bump for a great idea!


17 posted on 04/11/2013 11:50:57 AM PDT by SpaceBar
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To: Uncle Miltie
I believe we are rapidly approaching the point of total recall and treason trials for all federal elected officials.

We the people need to grow a pair and eliminate these treasonous b@stards.

18 posted on 04/11/2013 1:11:52 PM PDT by exnavy (Fish or cut bait ...Got ammo, Godspeed!)
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To: Uncle Miltie

The astounding silence of any argument against a tax on a civil right is deafening.

These rents on a right are no different from a poll tax.


19 posted on 04/11/2013 1:43:19 PM PDT by School of Rational Thought (Fun for women ages 21 through 35)
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To: School of Rational Thought

Introduce an amendment to the Anti-Bill-Of-Rights bill in the Senate that taxes each word uttered.

Why not?

Taking your mouth across state borders? You need a reason. That’s interstate commerce in lip-gloss, at least.

Sending an email? You have a waiting period. The government needs time to determine whether you are a good risk.

Calling Grandma? Better go to the Federal Verbal Instant Background Check system first! You might have cried “Fire!” in a crowded theater in the past.


20 posted on 04/11/2013 1:59:58 PM PDT by Uncle Miltie (Due Process 2013: "Burn the M*****-F***er Down!")
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To: Uncle Miltie

I can see how the argument works:

Paul - “Any background checks, documentation, restrictions, waiting periods, or any other restrictions of this legislation on a citizen’s G-d-given Second Amendment Rights must be equally applied to each citizen’s right to VOTE and SPEAK.”

Hoplophobe - “No. Voting and speaking doesn’t result in kids getting murdered in schools.”

Paul - “Really? People in Germany spoke in support for, AND voted for Hitler. And as a result, millions were murdered. So, voting and free speech IS quite dangerous to the general public, wouldn’t you say?”


21 posted on 04/11/2013 2:03:23 PM PDT by RandallFlagg
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To: RandallFlagg

Crying “Fire!” in a theater can get people killed.

We need registration and waiting periods for each sentence in advance of its utterance.

It’s for the children.


22 posted on 04/11/2013 2:10:05 PM PDT by Uncle Miltie (Due Process 2013: "Burn the M*****-F***er Down!")
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To: exnavy
I believe you're right.
23 posted on 04/11/2013 2:43:45 PM PDT by TigersEye (The irresponsible should not be leading the responsible.)
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To: Uncle Miltie

the difference is we punish the people who yelled-
not all people who have the ability to yell or have a ‘high-capacity’ , full-auto yaphole like Biden.


24 posted on 04/11/2013 4:16:46 PM PDT by TurboZamboni (Marx smelled bad & lived with his parents most his life.)
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To: Uncle Miltie

Its backwards, Use voter ID in place of a NICs check. The requirements are the same on a federal level, no felons or loonies. Mr. Holder has spent millions of our money telling states that voter IDs are above reproach. That way anyone with current voter id can skip the federal background check and only have to comply with state regs.


25 posted on 04/11/2013 9:56:42 PM PDT by goody2
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To: goody2

Excellent point. Lunatics which buy guns damage our system in pretty much the same way as lunatics who vote.


26 posted on 04/12/2013 10:11:23 AM PDT by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: Uncle Miltie

Hmmm, me thinks you and centermass have hit on something. For once the idiots controlling the dialog may have gone too far.

I was tempted to write something approaching utopia, but...

Utopia doesn’t exist, reality isn’t pretty, but it’s all we have and the ignorant and low info voters despise it, so, time for their medicine.


27 posted on 04/13/2013 3:03:21 AM PDT by wita
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To: Red in Blue PA

There is one for the books, and where there is one, one can only imagine what is going on that we don’t see, see! I know you do see.


28 posted on 04/13/2013 3:09:10 AM PDT by wita
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To: RandallFlagg

Voting for Dinkins in NYC cost more lives than the Iraq war, based on the drop the four years following his term...roughly 5,000 lives.


29 posted on 04/14/2013 2:24:17 PM PDT by lepton ("It is useless to attempt to reason a man out of a thing he was never reasoned into"--Jonathan Swift)
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To: TurboZamboni

We punish those who have committed the offense. We don’t, in the case of speech, block them prior to committing any offense or having any reason to expect that they will offend. Nor do we do any number of other parallel infringements.


30 posted on 04/14/2013 2:29:11 PM PDT by lepton ("It is useless to attempt to reason a man out of a thing he was never reasoned into"--Jonathan Swift)
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To: Uncle Miltie

I like it. If it is racist to ask for photo ID to vote, it is also racist to ask for photo ID for purchasing a gun.


31 posted on 04/14/2013 4:51:04 PM PDT by FR_addict
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