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Prosecute Illegal Gun Owners
The Hartford Courant ^ | 02-12-2014 | Pam Bergren

Posted on 02/19/2014 8:34:53 PM PST by PaulCruz2016

Letter to the editor

Today's Courant says that there could be as many as 330,000 people with assault weapons who refused to register them according to the law [Feb. 11, Page 1, "Thousands Ignore Law On Gun Registration"]. Then now is the time to increase the penalty and start rounding them up.

At the first sign that someone has an illegal weapon , they should be immediately tried and imprisoned. These are the people we must be worried and concerned about -- the ones who need to keep their ownership secret.

Something wrong when they refuse to obey the law -- a law necessary for the safety of the rest of us and our children. Lots of laws are not pleasant, but we do not deliberately break them.

Pam Bergren, East Hartford


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; US: Connecticut
KEYWORDS: 2ndamendment; assaultweapons; banglist; connecticut; gun; guns; rkba; secondamendment
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Creepy.
1 posted on 02/19/2014 8:34:53 PM PST by PaulCruz2016
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To: PaulCruz2016

wow


2 posted on 02/19/2014 8:35:45 PM PST by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: PaulCruz2016

Hitler said the same thing


3 posted on 02/19/2014 8:37:44 PM PST by Sarah Barracuda
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To: GeronL

Wow indeed.


4 posted on 02/19/2014 8:37:48 PM PST by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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To: PaulCruz2016
These are the people we must be worried and concerned about

Bullshit

5 posted on 02/19/2014 8:39:01 PM PST by umgud (2A can't survive dem majorities)
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To: PaulCruz2016
This was one of the comments about the letter:

May I respectfully suggest that since Pam wants all of these gun owners tried and imprisoned, that she be deputized and then placed in the front of the stack as they raid a house to arrest said gun owners. Why do I think she might change her tune if given that opportunity?
6 posted on 02/19/2014 8:39:50 PM PST by andyk (I have sworn...eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man.)
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To: PaulCruz2016
I'm thinking I need to remind this liberal that none of my guns have killed as many people as Ted Kennedy's car did.

Then I will flat tell him that I do not have to ask to utilize my second amendment rights. I do not have to ask him, not once, not ever.
I'm going to laugh when they pass laws that make CCW’s from any state good nationwide. People like this are going to implode.

7 posted on 02/19/2014 8:40:17 PM PST by oldenuff2no
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To: PaulCruz2016

Are you signing up to help perform the roundups, Pammy? If No, why not?


8 posted on 02/19/2014 8:40:35 PM PST by FreedomPoster (Islam delenda est)
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To: PaulCruz2016
Something wrong when they refuse to obey the law -- a law necessary for the safety of the rest of us and our children.

There's already a lot of laws that prohibit harming women and children, and people who violate those laws should be "immediately tried and imprisoned." Actually, why bother with an immediate trial before the imprisonment?

9 posted on 02/19/2014 8:41:32 PM PST by FoxInSocks ("Hope is not a course of action." -- M. O'Neal, USMC)
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To: GeronL
they should be immediately tried and imprisoned.

Hey, at least they get a trial before their imprisonment!
10 posted on 02/19/2014 8:42:03 PM PST by andyk (I have sworn...eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man.)
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To: PaulCruz2016

“When in the course of human events...”

Freakin weirdo


11 posted on 02/19/2014 8:43:22 PM PST by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously-you won't live through it anyway-Enjoy Yourself ala Louis Prima)
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To: PaulCruz2016

I wonder if she feels this strongly about people who enter the country illegally?


12 posted on 02/19/2014 8:43:59 PM PST by PhiloBedo (You gotta roll with the punches and get with what's real.)
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To: PaulCruz2016

Schindler’s List was Epic!!!

Kan’t wait for the sequel....

Oughtta be awesome....erh, awesomer, er, er?


13 posted on 02/19/2014 8:45:08 PM PST by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously-you won't live through it anyway-Enjoy Yourself ala Louis Prima)
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To: PaulCruz2016

The America-hating, Nazis are really out of control right now.


14 posted on 02/19/2014 8:46:30 PM PST by FlingWingFlyer (As government expands, liberty contracts. - President Ronald W. Reagan)
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To: PaulCruz2016

Maybe Pam can get her wish soon. Even a few arrests and some suits attacking this law vs. the 2A and we might get a moratorium on enforcement until it works its way to the Supremes, who just might have to think that AR-15s are very common, and their normal capacity magazines are also common.


15 posted on 02/19/2014 8:46:54 PM PST by CurlyDave (`)
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To: PaulCruz2016
She'd do well under Stalin, putting bullets in the back of the Kulaks' heads. I've got good money that says she's either an elementary school teacher or librarian.

At the first sign that someone has an illegal weapon , they should be immediately tried and imprisoned.

Hey Honey, if I changed your sentence above to:

At the first sign that someone is an illegal alien, they should be immediately tried and imprisoned,

bet you wouldn't agree, now would you.

16 posted on 02/19/2014 8:47:22 PM PST by bkopto (Free men are not equal. Equal men are not free.)
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To: PaulCruz2016

“...start rounding them up.”

Fascism-it’s back in style!


17 posted on 02/19/2014 8:48:38 PM PST by Darteaus94025 (Can't have a Liberal without a Lie)
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To: PaulCruz2016
Lots of laws are not pleasant, but we do not deliberately break them.

Yes, the coloreds need to sit at the back of the bus and drink from separate fountains. We need to protect our children from negroes. It's the law!

18 posted on 02/19/2014 8:49:13 PM PST by Sirius Lee (All that is required for evil to advance is for government to do "something")
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To: bkopto

http://sipseystreetirregulars.blogspot.com/2014/02/an-open-letter-to-men-and-women-of.html

Interesting response...


19 posted on 02/19/2014 8:49:27 PM PST by ltc8k6
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To: PaulCruz2016
Something wrong when they refuse to obey the law

When 1/3 million people don't obey this law -- could be there is something dreadfully wrong with the law.

20 posted on 02/19/2014 8:50:18 PM PST by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: Sirius Lee

That silliness is about as effective as playing the Nazi card. Try again.


21 posted on 02/19/2014 8:51:14 PM PST by MHGinTN (Being deceived can be cured.)
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a gun owner cannot be “illegal”. they have undocumented weapons.


22 posted on 02/19/2014 8:51:53 PM PST by willywill
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To: PaulCruz2016

Pam,

I absolutely hope they try your treasonous statement, then we can finally begin the end of this drawn out saga. You will not like the results, and I sincerely hope that once the ending has arrived, you will be one of many who suffer the fate of a tyrant wannabee.


23 posted on 02/19/2014 8:53:12 PM PST by Pox (Good Night. I expect more respect tomorrow.)
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To: Sirius Lee

Exactly.


24 posted on 02/19/2014 8:54:48 PM PST by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: bkopto
I've got good money that says she's either an elementary school teacher or librarian.

Oops - my bad! According to http://www.mylife.com/pambergren this useful idiot is a nurse, who used to live in San Antonia, TX.

Good on ya TX: You exported an idiot to the blue Northeast.

25 posted on 02/19/2014 8:55:16 PM PST by bkopto (Free men are not equal. Equal men are not free.)
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To: PaulCruz2016

“...could be as many as 330,000 people with assault weapons who refused to register them according to the law...”

Refreshing to hear some good news once in awhile.


26 posted on 02/19/2014 8:55:31 PM PST by 21twelve (http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2185147/posts 2013 is 1933 REBORN)
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To: bkopto

At the first sign that someone has an illegal weapon , they should be immediately tried and imprisoned.

Sounds like “Pam” is ripe to have a drop gun
planted in her house, let her explain that
from prison.


27 posted on 02/19/2014 8:55:54 PM PST by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: PaulCruz2016

330,000 is a lot of civil disobedience.
#CanGetUncivilFast


28 posted on 02/19/2014 8:57:22 PM PST by CPT Clay (Follow me on Twitter @Clay N TX)
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To: PaulCruz2016

Javoll Mien Fuhrer.


29 posted on 02/19/2014 8:58:24 PM PST by mylife (Ted Cruz understands the law and does not fear the unlawful.)
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To: ltc8k6

Thanks! I read that a couple of days ago. Nothing like a coherent takedown of the treasonous and the fence-sitters by Mike Vanderboegh!


30 posted on 02/19/2014 8:58:25 PM PST by bkopto (Free men are not equal. Equal men are not free.)
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So tell me Pam, have 330,000 assault weapons been used in crimes? Seems to me you should be happy to have these weapons in your small state in undisclosed locations. It might be helpful when the neighborhood is invaded. Or perhaps you never heard why the Japanese never invaded America during WWII. Throughout our history it is gun ownership that has kept us free. Like it or not, it’s needed to maintain freedom. Without it, people like you will take away my right to vote, eat what I want, steal my savings to redistribute it someone who never worked or hasn’t worked 50 years, etc.


31 posted on 02/19/2014 9:00:22 PM PST by Boomer One
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We don’t imprison people for stupidity and ignorance either, but maybe we should start, huh, Pam?


32 posted on 02/19/2014 9:00:38 PM PST by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi - Revolution is a'brewin!!!)
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To: PaulCruz2016
Something wrong when they refuse to obey the law -- a law necessary for the safety of the rest of us and our children. Lots of laws are not pleasant, but we do not deliberately break them.

And yet I'm sure this bitch has no problems with illegal aliens.

33 posted on 02/19/2014 9:00:56 PM PST by VeniVidiVici (Play the 'Knockout Game' with someone owning a 9mm and you get what you deserve)
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What of legal gun owners who had the law changed since they were in good stead Pammy?

Hang ‘em high?


34 posted on 02/19/2014 9:06:25 PM PST by mylife (Ted Cruz understands the law and does not fear the unlawful.)
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To: tet68

Golly.


35 posted on 02/19/2014 9:07:41 PM PST by mylife (Ted Cruz understands the law and does not fear the unlawful.)
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To: PaulCruz2016

Oh give this poor child your love. After all who are we to judge. That’s the sole province of liberals. Just line up and let them tell you what you should do, what you should eat, when you can smile, when you should be sad. Wouldn’t it be better if someone else ruled your miserable life? Aren’t you tired of making decisions? Don’t you want a “higher” power to show you the way?

Good God what kind of nation have we become when this drivel is even taken seriously?


36 posted on 02/19/2014 9:12:39 PM PST by mort56
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To: Sarah Barracuda
(from the article) :"Something wrong when they refuse to obey the law --
a law necessary for the safety of the rest of us and our children.

Sarah Barracuda :"Hitler said the same thing .

The state must declare the child to be the most precious treasure of the people.
As long as the government is perceived as working for the benefit of the children,
the people will happily endure almost any curtailment of liberty and almost any deprivation.”
– Adolf Hitler [ Mein Kampf, Publ. Houghton Miflin, 1943, Page 403]

37 posted on 02/19/2014 9:15:15 PM PST by Tilted Irish Kilt (Enlightened statesmen will not always be at the helm. -- James Madison)
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To: FoxInSocks

“Something wrong when they refuse to obey the law”

Yeah, just like in 1776 when the “then residents of New England” were into “civil disobedience” that involved guns. If this a$$hat had been representative of the inhabitants there then, there would not have ever been a United States of America. O’Reilly (sorry to have to use that name, but in this instance he’s right on) is saying that the bulk of “Americans” today are stupid and self-absorbed. And we dare to comment on the procreation habits of the Muzzies! Our gene pool is right behind them, sorry to say.


38 posted on 02/19/2014 9:20:09 PM PST by vette6387
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To: PaulCruz2016

Pamela.

That’s ballsy.


39 posted on 02/19/2014 9:20:43 PM PST by gettinolder
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To: CurlyDave
It would go 5 - 4 (for the moment) and pro-2nd. They want this to go before the supremes with a lock on 5 - 4 anti-2nd. Don't know if they can pull it off but know they will try. I do realize my opinion on it being 5 - 4 (for the moment) and pro-2nd is maybe wishful thinking but have no doubt the supremes are putting on their robes.
40 posted on 02/19/2014 9:21:05 PM PST by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: Sirius Lee

I found myself going in a completely different direction on her comment.

I wonder, what does she have to say about her hero potus continuing to ignore laws? Far too many to list here, we all know what they are.

The other thing that struck me is how a loon on the left can write this tripe and put their name to it, with no fear!
As well she should have the ability to do. However..

If a conservative took such a stance on something the left is rapid over, and put their name, they would be faced with death threats and mobs at their home...of this I have NO doubt.


41 posted on 02/19/2014 9:25:53 PM PST by AllAmericanGirl44
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She is advertising herself and her family as a gun free zone. That is extremely dangerous with the criminal element watching ... and one has to know the criminal element is always watching.


42 posted on 02/19/2014 9:28:53 PM PST by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: PaulCruz2016

Strap on a gun instead of a strapon, Pam, and go make some arrests.


43 posted on 02/19/2014 9:32:48 PM PST by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: NormsRevenge
We don’t imprison people for stupidity and ignorance either, but maybe we should start, huh, Pam?

If ignorance and stupidity were prosecutable as felonies, Pam Bergren would be serving life without the possibility of parole.
44 posted on 02/19/2014 9:35:57 PM PST by Milton Miteybad (I am Jim Thompson. {Really.})
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To: PaulCruz2016
"Thousands Ignore Law On Gun Registration"

BARKY OBASTARD -- "Laws are for little people."

45 posted on 02/19/2014 9:40:05 PM PST by ProtectOurFreedom
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Better start building prisons Connecticut...the current prison population is 16,839.


46 posted on 02/19/2014 9:40:48 PM PST by TheDon (Californians are losing their right to keep and bear firearms one firearm at a time.)
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To: TigersEye; everyone

I know for editorials (newspapers) demand the right to print the name and location (normally) of those writing said editorial. Newspapers love blood. If it bleeds, it leads. This woman has made a mistake, a terrible mistake. She has placed her life in danger with the criminal element. If she does not have a weapon ... she should go purchase one. She does have the right to protect herself and her family. She should be advised to think. When writing this article she did not think. A newspaper is good at printing anything that is stupid and she made a grave error. Why would a sane person advertise like this? Answer ... She is not sane, and although that alone should disqualify her from owning a firearm ... She now needs one for protection from the criminal element in East Hartford. To own a firearm or not to own a firearm is personal choice. Her written words now force her to rethink, if she can think.


47 posted on 02/19/2014 9:42:37 PM PST by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: BenLurkin

That’s almost 1 in every 100 people in the state!


48 posted on 02/19/2014 9:43:36 PM PST by TheDon (Californians are losing their right to keep and bear firearms one firearm at a time.)
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To: PaulCruz2016

Wow!

Pam, so you’re advocating that 330,000 people be tracked down, arrested, charged with a felony, and then imprisoned? Tracked down how? House-to-house search of every house in Connecticut? Do you have ANY idea how many resources would be required to do these searches, arrest this many people, run this many people through the courts and imprison this many people? Why you’d have to build at least a 100 new prisons alone.

How much taxes would need to be raised to accomplish this? And then the taxpayers would have to support the wives and children of the 330,000 felons, which would be about another million people made destitute. And then what about the 330,000 or so mortgages that would go unpaid and the 330,000 foreclosures performed on the 330,000 empty houses then dumped on the market? Wonder what all of this would do to the economy of Connecticut?

You know what, Pam? You’re nuttier than a fruitcake and have less intelligence than a box of hammers.


49 posted on 02/19/2014 9:48:34 PM PST by catnipman (Cat Nipman: Vote Republican in 2012 and only be called racist one more time!)
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To: catnipman

A hammer is a useful tool. So is Pam though the first one is actually productive.


50 posted on 02/19/2014 9:53:51 PM PST by Eagles6 (Valley Forge Redux)
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