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Connecticut Gun Owners Fail to Register; Officials Push “Amnesty”
thenewamerican.com ^ | Monday, 27 January 2014 | Alex Newman

Posted on 01/27/2014 2:45:54 PM PST by Malone LaVeigh

After Connecticut enacted one of the most draconian gun-control regimes in America, official estimates suggest that the overwhelming majority of the citizens targeted by the latest assault on gun rights failed to comply. Indeed, analysts say it appears that most people largely ignored the new statute, which purports to ban numerous non-registered “assault” weapons and standard-capacity magazines. Now, despite resistance by the governor, state lawmakers are reportedly “scrambling” to come up with a possible amnesty plan allowing gun owners to register past the deadline.

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Government; US: Connecticut
KEYWORDS: guns
Yeah, come and take them!
1 posted on 01/27/2014 2:45:54 PM PST by Malone LaVeigh
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To: Malone LaVeigh
"“Historically speaking, 90-percent or more of those required to comply with gun registration laws in the U.S. refuse to do so, "

Yeah, so. Bammy refuses to comply with the US Constitution 100% of the time. (Go and get him first.)

2 posted on 01/27/2014 2:49:35 PM PST by Paladin2
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To: Malone LaVeigh

Conn. gun owners to the state: ‘come and take it”


3 posted on 01/27/2014 2:51:32 PM PST by Nachum (Obamacare: It's. The. Flaw.)
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To: Nachum

Show up in force and make them arrest you. Tie up their court system and fight them to the bitter end.


4 posted on 01/27/2014 2:54:39 PM PST by South Dakota (shut up and build a bakken pipe line)
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To: Malone LaVeigh

Sounds like CT has a whole bunch of new criminals.


5 posted on 01/27/2014 3:05:48 PM PST by umgud (2A can't survive dem majorities)
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To: Malone LaVeigh
Revolutions begin with non-compliance. This is a government that has lost faith with its citizens. It has exempted itself from the laws in enforces on others. It has ignored the public sentiment in passing legislation no one wants, no one needs, and that benefits no one except the wielders of power. It is a small wonder that The People don't consider themselves bound by such a lopsided social contract.

Remember that governments are instituted among men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed. No consent, no powers.

6 posted on 01/27/2014 3:13:02 PM PST by IronJack
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To: Malone LaVeigh

I’m glad Kookneticut did this.

It provides an example for all Americans.

We aren’t stupid Brits or Aussies.

We don’t have the bad teeth or the bad breath respectively.


7 posted on 01/27/2014 3:21:49 PM PST by editor-surveyor (Freepers: Not as smart as I'd hoped they'd be)
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To: Malone LaVeigh
Heard a rumor from a friend of mine who would know that the Connecticut State Police hired 60 "Inspectors" to start combing through paperwork (the copy of the long gun paperwork that goes to the local police chief apparently) looking for people who didn't register.

60? Hilarious. Won't even make a dent.

Of all of my gun-owning friends I only know 1 who registered his magazines. And even he didn't register his so-called assault weapon.
8 posted on 01/27/2014 3:22:16 PM PST by ModernDayCato
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To: Malone LaVeigh

when they push “repeal”, sell. until then, no deal.


9 posted on 01/27/2014 3:26:43 PM PST by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: editor-surveyor

We aren’t stupid Brits or Aussies.
We don’t have the bad teeth or the bad breath respectively.”

Nor can most of us look through a keyhole with both eyes at the same time. Prince Charles is prime example of this defect!


10 posted on 01/27/2014 3:28:50 PM PST by vette6387
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To: Malone LaVeigh

Let’s see what is in the old cliche drawer...

Here’s one.

My AR15 has killed fewer people than Ted Kennedy’s Oldsmobile.

Tell ‘em to pound sand.


11 posted on 01/27/2014 3:32:09 PM PST by PubliusMM (RKBA; a matter of fact, not opinion. 01-20-2016; I pray we make it that long.)
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To: Malone LaVeigh

So that picture showing a line of people waiting to register was just leftist propaganda then?


12 posted on 01/27/2014 3:32:21 PM PST by Extremely Extreme Extremist (15 years of FReeping! Congratulations EEE!!)
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist

No...I think that was real. It just means that the 5-10% of the people who actually registered waited until the last minute. Like we all do.


13 posted on 01/27/2014 3:34:40 PM PST by ModernDayCato
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To: Malone LaVeigh

like trying to add a second blade to the tyrant’s guillotine: “Step Right Up you fools”!


14 posted on 01/27/2014 3:36:34 PM PST by drypowder
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To: Malone LaVeigh

I really can feel for all those who did not register. I’m sure it is weighing on the to some degree. They were put in a really bad spot. I hope they vote their conscience and recruit others.


15 posted on 01/27/2014 3:39:38 PM PST by ImJustAnotherOkie (zerogottago)
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To: Malone LaVeigh

The gun owners resisting is good news to me. I hope they continue to resist.


16 posted on 01/27/2014 3:42:00 PM PST by sport
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To: sport

isn’t the refusal to comply with an unpopular law the American way?


17 posted on 01/27/2014 3:48:14 PM PST by 1st Division guy
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To: Malone LaVeigh

Boating accident... With their unregistered canoes...

Amnesty plan needed for unregistered Old Towns, stat.


18 posted on 01/27/2014 3:51:48 PM PST by Rodamala
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To: editor-surveyor
I’m glad Kookneticut did this.

It provides an example for all Americans.

Kookneticuticans is just following the example set by Kalifornicans in the 1980s. (Roberti-Roos)

19 posted on 01/27/2014 3:56:06 PM PST by Ol' Dan Tucker (People should not be afraid of the government. Government should be afraid of the people)
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isn’t the refusal to comply with an unpopular law the American way?

Yep. In the old days, refusal was usually followed by revolt.

20 posted on 01/27/2014 3:57:40 PM PST by Ol' Dan Tucker (People should not be afraid of the government. Government should be afraid of the people)
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To: ModernDayCato

“Of all of my gun-owning friends I only know 1 who registered his magazines. And even he didn’t register his so-called assault weapon. “

He shouldn’t have registered the mags. It’s a flag for a rifle.


21 posted on 01/27/2014 4:23:38 PM PST by headstamp 2 (What would Scooby do?)
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To: Malone LaVeigh

New York will be the same.


22 posted on 01/27/2014 4:25:06 PM PST by headstamp 2 (What would Scooby do?)
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To: 1st Division guy

Yep.


23 posted on 01/27/2014 4:52:49 PM PST by sport
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To: headstamp 2

Yeah. I said the same thing. Why get your name in the database at all?


24 posted on 01/27/2014 6:13:50 PM PST by ModernDayCato
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To: South Dakota
Show up in force and make them arrest you. Tie up their court system and fight them to the bitter end.

I like the plan, but can the State confiscate before the trial?

25 posted on 01/27/2014 6:51:21 PM PST by 11th_VA (I want a president who won't enforce tax laws ...)
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To: 1st Division guy

“isn’t the refusal to comply with an unpopular law the American way?”

Yes, Americans are natural born anarchists. If they dom’t like a law they don’t obey it.


26 posted on 01/27/2014 8:54:58 PM PST by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: Malone LaVeigh

Have Connecticut’s gun owners nullified the “draconian law?”


27 posted on 01/27/2014 10:09:40 PM PST by RobinOfKingston (Democrats--the party of Evil. Republicans--the party of Stupid.)
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To: Malone LaVeigh

Why bother with amnesty? The law itself is invalid because it is unconstitutional. Laws without legitimacy do not require amnesty; that’s what jury nullification is for.


28 posted on 01/28/2014 3:17:54 AM PST by Pollster1 ("Shall not be infringed" is unambiguous.)
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To: South Dakota

turning us into felons is part of the socialist agenda.


29 posted on 01/30/2014 11:55:09 PM PST by RC one
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To: Malone LaVeigh

Compliance with Tyranny is Treason.

Now we know who the true Patriots are, and they aren’t lining up to be “Registered” like the Jews in 1936 Berlin.


30 posted on 01/31/2014 12:05:00 AM PST by Kickass Conservative (Nobody owes you a living, so shut up and get back to work...)
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To: Malone LaVeigh

The first ones they should go after are the ones who Voted for the Idiot Governor and his Minions in the Legislature.


31 posted on 01/31/2014 12:17:14 AM PST by Kickass Conservative (Nobody owes you a living, so shut up and get back to work...)
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