Skip to comments.CT Patriot Gp. Fights Against Confiscation: ‘We're Armed… & Familiar w/Finer Points of Marksmanship’
Posted on 03/02/2014 12:54:15 AM PST by 2ndDivisionVet
The war on liberty is coming to a head in Connecticut, where tens of thousands of gun owners have refused to comply with their state governments gun registration laws. Officials have literally ordered those who failed to meet the registration deadline to surrender their firearms or face arrest.
The State of Connecticut is now demanding that gun owners across the state turn in all newly-banned, unregistered firearms and magazines or face felony arrest.
The State Police Special Licensing & Firearms Unit began mailing out notices to gun owners who attempted to register their firearms and accessories with the state but did not do so in time for the Jan. 1 deadline of Connecticuts newly enacted gun control law.
The law bans the sale of magazines holding over 10 rounds and assault rifles manufactured after 1994 and requires that residents who possessed either before the ban to register them with the state.
It doesnt take a stretch of the imagination to understand that the enforcement of this law can only come at the barrel of a gun. Therefore, we can conclude that we may soon see SWAT-style raids on the homes of suspected law breakers. Because were talking about gun confiscation, you can be fully assured that the state will not be knocking nicely, and they wont be asking residents to exist their homes.
Theyre going in full force.
But Americans simply dont take well to being told what to do, especially as it relates to their Second Amendment rights.
These unreasonable demands, which have yet to pass muster with the U.S. Supreme Court, have prompted Mike Vanderboegh of Connecticuts Sipsey Street Irregulars to go on the offensive. Earlier this week Vanderboegh publicly posted the names, addresses, phone numbers and provided direct access to pictures of all CT legislators involved with passage of the gun confiscation bill, saying that since the government has a list it seems obvious to me that it is thus only fair to list those anti-constitutional tyrants.
The Daily Sheeple reports:
Sometimes you just have to fight fire with fire. And that is exactly what Mike Vanderboegh has chosen to do. The state of Connecticut wants to make a list a list of gun owners. So, Vanderboegh has created his own list a list of those state legislators who are insisting that certain firearms be banned or registered.
Here is the post, A Sipsey Street Public Service Announcement: The Connecticut Tyrants List:
The state of Connecticut is making lists of firearm owners to raid. It seems obvious to me that it is thus only fair to list those anti-constitutional tyrants who will have blood on their hands the moment the first Connecticut citizen is shot by the CT state police while carrying out their orders. I will be sending these folks my own email later today.
CT State Senators voting Yes on An Act Concerning Gun Violence Prevention and Childrens Safety, also known as Public Law 13-3 or Connecticut Senate Bill No. 1160, 3 April 2013. List includes home addresses. Photos and home phone numbers of these tyrants are available here.
As promised, Vanderboegh followed up his list with an Open Letter to the Legislative Tyrants of Connecticut sent to all CT legislators where he extensively details the impact of Connecticuts new law and which he closes with a plea to legislators in an effort to prevent the potential for violence that may result in the event of a state-mandated gun confiscation:
(Excerpts via Sipsey Street Irregulars)
To the CT State Senators And Representatives who voted Yes on An Act Concerning Gun Violence Prevention and Childrens Safety, also known as Public Law 13-3 or Connecticut Senate Bill No. 1160, 3 April 2013.
And, yes, I said tyrants. You bought it, in the form of the woefully misnamed Act Concerning Gun Violence Prevention and Childrens Safety, you own it, you are certainly if you get your way going to pay for it like it or not, so you might as well own up to it. Look in the mirror. Thats what a tyrant in the 21st Century looks like. Mather Byles, the Massachusetts Loyalist of the Revolutionary period our first civil war once famously asked, Which is better to be ruled by one tyrant three thousand miles away or by three thousand tyrants one mile away? The Founders themselves were just as suspicious of unrestrained democracy as a means of tyranny. This is why they gave us a republic of limited powers and the rule of law, to limit those who would misuse democracy to create a new tyranny. Yet that is precisely what youve done. Own it.
You know, in Greek mythology Cassandra, the daughter of King Priam and Queen Hecuba of Troy, was given the gift of prophecy. She could see exactly what was going to happen to her endangered city. Yet she was also cursed with the burden of never being believed. The frustration was said to have driven her mad. Never have I come closer to understanding Cassandras curse than these past months.
We are at a crossroads. You, in the arrogance of your power and your ignorance of the people you seek to dominate are extrapolating from your own cowardice you believe that just because the government orders these folks to knuckle under that they will do so BECAUSE THAT IS WHAT YOU WOULD DO. You mistake them, and your mistake is, in the fullness of time, going to get people killed. And who do you think these people who you victimize these people who you will have state agents seek to round up and kill who do you think they are going to blame for that? It doesnt take Madame Lawlor and his crystal ball to predict that such people victimized by their own state authorities in an unconstitutional law that likely will be found to be null and void anyway will blame the people who sent the killers. Which is to say, you. (13)
This is deadly serious stuff, this foray into an undiscovered country that you have so blithely entered upon, like blind men and women tap dancing in a minefield you scarcely comprehend. Fully eighty-five percent of the people you targeted with the law the people that YOU AND YOU ALONE made into lawbreakers have just told you by their noncompliance to take your unconstitutional law and stick it where the sun dont shine. Does that not tell you ANYTHING? These people are ARMED.They are familiar with the finer points of marksmanship. They are principled in a way that perhaps only the Founders would understand at the risk of their own lives. So what part of Oh, HELL no dont you understand? You have been playing with titanic forces. You are going to send armed agents of the state to their doors to work your collective and collectivist will upon THEM? You have unintentionally sown the wind and if things go predictably south you will reap the whirlwind.
BUT IT IS WITHIN YOUR POWER TO REVERSE. You own the weather machine, as it were. Im not asking you to repeal the law, although that makes perfect sense to me. No, I realize that too much of your ego, your own false vision of omnipotence is wrapped up in it to do THAT. What I am asking you to do no, what I am BEGGING you to do is to use your power to suspend the enforcement of that Intolerable Act at least until it is ruled constitutional or not by the United States Supreme Court. An unconstitutional law is null and void. Do you really wish to risk death and destruction upon innocent people upon us all on a bet against the odds? Is your appetite for your own citizens liberty, property and lives that insatiable? Or now, as the likely unintended consequences of your actions have been directly explained to you, are you willing to reconsider the menu choices? What will your political fortunes be when the first shots are exchanged over this? When the first innocents are killed in carrying out your will? What will your arrogance, your ignorance, your insufferable pride be worth to you then? What will it be worth to any of us? Starting a bloody civil war seems an odd way to avoid violence against children.
Praying that my advice fares better than Cassandras, I am, sincerely,
Smuggler and alleged leader of a merry band of Three Percenters
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The importance of whats happening in Connecticut and how its citizens are responding cannot be understated. What we have here is a government that has directly violated the Second Amendment of the United States of America by legislating forced gun registration with the penalty of confiscation of said firearms and felony imprisonment for those who refuse to comply.
They have now threatened all Connecticut residents with arrest if they refuse to turn over their firearms.
In coming days and weeks, unless Mike Vanderboeghs warnings are heeded, we will begin to see police-state raids of homes belonging to anyone suspected of owning an unregistered firearm or accessory.
Keep in mind that this legislation has not yet made it to the U.S. Supreme Court, so Connecticut state officials intend to confiscate guns through the use of force and without a judiciary review of the Constitutionality of the laws they passed.
There will be those in Connecticut who surrender their firearms. But a growing sentiment across the United States suggests that there will be those who will simply refuse to submit to the will of the state.
If Connecticut goes through with this and sends heavily armed police personnel to the doors of Constitutional Law-abiding citizens it is not out of the question to suggest that we will see bloodshed and violence when these gun confiscations begin.
The people have had enough and many Americans are preparing to stand their ground.
The lack of interest...of actually putting one’s life at risk is too much for most. We will succumb to tyranny screeching like old women, but doing nothing. We will let those few who have the courage to stand, stand alone.
Our lives are just so very precious to us...
THE WESTMINSTER MASSACRE
1775 March 12 About 40 good true men of Rockingham marched in a body to Chester to endeavor to dissuade Judge Chandler from holding court in Westminster the following Tuesday
P545 1775 March 13 From sixty five to one hundred Rockingham citizens marched to Westminster and took part in the Westminster massacre
From Wikipedia: OLD BENNINGTON, VERMONT
The Westminster Massacre polarized Vermonters and helped to fill the ranks of the Green Mountain Boys for the defense of Vermont. Two months after the massacre, they would agree that the British posed a bigger threat and marched to Fort Ticonderoga for the defense of Boston.
THE MASSACRE AT WESTMINSTER, VERMONT
On the northerly end of the lower street, on the brow of the terrace overlooking the upper street, occurred the first organized resistance to the oppression of King George’s tyrannical courts, and here was shed the first blood of the Revolution, March 13, 1775. The story has often been told, how a few determined men met there and took possession of the courthouse to prevent the session of next day’s court, and the officers of the court attacked them, and that one man was killed and another fatally injured. The attempt of the sturdy citizens was successful, for the session of court was not held, nor was it ever held again in this county under the rule of the king.
THE WESTMINSTER MASSACRE
The Westminster Massacre of March 13, 1775 is viewed by some as the first battle of the American Revolution.
WINDHAM COUNTY 1884, HAMILTON CHILD
Here the old church still stands, built in 1770, which in its early days housed a generation of worshipers who bore a prominent part in the struggle of the State and Nation for independent. Near the northern end of the street lies the old burying-ground which entombs the bones of the fathers, and among them those of the young and ardent patriot, William French, to whom history accords a place as the first martyr of the Revolution. A few rods distant from the cemetery, almost at the brow of a gentle hill, is the site of the old court-house (see page 33) where French was shot, in 1775..
Attend the rally sponsored by CT Citizen’s Defense League.
Donate to CCDL; they’re currently involved in a federal suit against the state of CT.
These are incredible people who are the absolute tip of the spear in the fight against the fascists in CT, and they deserve every last bit of support we can muster. They’re looking to get 100,000 people there. I am organizing a group from ME.
the funny thing is, I bet not one gun owner on the list will be an inner city homeboy. in other words, them dudes will still have their “sticks”.
With God at our side, we do not stand alone. I do not think that just a few will stand, I think and pray that you will be very surprised.
As for screeching like old women, that works both ways.
Some of us have had enough.
They used to say in the old days. “better Red than Dead!” This may well be the unfortunate state of mind today. People can’t seem to be bothered.
Point taken, Hope to see you in Connecticut in April!
Maybe they just need to be shown the way...
See you in Connecticut in April!
All the Reds need to be sent to “Try Out” their Obamacare, if they don’t bleed out first.
I think it would be fit if PATRIOTS from other states came to the assistance of the Three Percenters if SHTF!
I think it makes sense that it will all start in a liberal state. They would never dare pass this garbage in Alabama, Mississippi.
I live in CT, and there are a lot of conservatives especially where I work. We obviously feel like we have no voice.
Perhaps instead of sending money, if confiscation begins then folks from around the country join the fight, head to Connecticut and bring arms to make a stand.
These are elected officials felexing thier muscles stand your ground and crush them like roaches
They will keep passing this garbage even after the previous garbage they passed made it so that it is unsafe for these “elected officials” to go out in public.
There will be those in Connecticut who surrender their firearms. But a growing sentiment across the United States suggests that there will be those who will simply refuse to submit to the will of the state.
If Connecticut goes through with this and sends heavily armed police personnel to the doors of Constitutional Law-abiding citizens it is not out of the question to suggest that we will see bloodshed and violence when these gun confiscations begin.”
The politicians who passed this unconstitutional law have become enemies of the people of CT. An unconstitutional law is invalid. Anyone who seeks to enforce an unconstitutional law is an outlaw.
Should these CT state officials use the police power of the state to assault, terrorize, and take people's property and lives by brute force, then the dogs of war are loosed.
The first KIA in this war is the Rule of Law; it is replaced by the Law of the Jungle. The second and subsequent casualties will be gun owners, non-gun owners, law enforcement officers, media synchophants, the politicians who passed this unconstitutional law and ordered its enforcement, and an assortment of liberal cheerleaders for tyranny.
Civil wars are not civil. Once the first deaths occur, the genie is freed from his prison and cannot be recaptured. Civil wars cannot be manipulated or controlled and they assume a life of their own. Once begun, no one knows who will win but many, many people will die.
Note to the petty tyrants seeking to control free people: you can send your thugs to murder your fellow citizens and steal their property. You can vote yourselves perks and retirement benefits stolen from your fellow citizens. However, your fellow citizens still get to vote and with terminal results. Perks and retirement pay are of no use to someone who has assumed room temperature and taken the Big Dirt Nap.
On this hill at this time, the fate of the legitimate gun owners will be decided. They will either stand up to the tyrants with all that this implies, or submit to becoming slaves of the Government. They will be demonized by all the media in all 57 States.
First comes demonetization. Then comes preventative detention. Then comes extermination.
Ever since I been on this forum[beginning in Clinton's second term] I have heard [read] "That won't happen here. We got guns" Well , it is happening in CT and they do have guns. The thing is: At this point in time, the Government is serious. The question that remains to be answered is, Are the legitimate gun owners equally or more serious about keeping their freedom that the Government is about taking it. One way or another, it will be answered soon.
They have no way of knowing WHO owns a rifle in the banned category.
You buy a rifle, it gets listed as a "long gun".
They can GUESS, but they would be wrong 75% of the time - no judge wants to be party to that, (not yet, anyway).
The law bans the sale of magazines holding over 10 rounds
Does it ban giving them away for free?
The whole idea in sending money and showing up at the rally and writing letters and calling is so we don’t get to the point where the armchair commandos tell us it’s time to water the tree of liberty.
Sadly, most will. Plenty of evidence that people will capitulate even though their rights are being infringed. Fortunately, it doesn't require many to take a stand. Look at the recent incident with Dorner in California. Now consider what a scenario would look like with a 100 Dorners spread across the entire state.
Two interesting scenarios that could be played out can be found in John Ross' book "Unintented Consequences" and Vince Flynn's "Term Limits".
So any guesses on how many guns will be turned in fro every “felon” that is gunned down by a SWAT team in front of their family? I’ll start 100.
“I live in CT, and there are a lot of conservatives especially where I work. We obviously feel like we have no voice.”
Take heart castlegreyskull, I think in this matter you will have a voice, and many voices will join you.
Gun rights will be an issue this coming November and our Gun Owners of the Rockies will be a great influence in this years election. In various areas of the country the people are fighting back and taking our country back using the means we legally can use.
Is it time yet ?
a marksman can still cause a lot of headaches with 10 rounds.
the M1 Garand held 8 rounds and it beat the Germans and the Japs.
Still, at that juncture, many will rush to turn in their banned weapons out of fear and hope for the best. But there are some who won't.
Once the State decides an example must be made of these newly minted "felons", the resort to force will result in a few dead "felons" and perhaps a few dead cops. Then some of the previously law abiding and peaceful "felons" will figure there is no good sense in waiting around for the inevitable neighborhood informer or records search, the 3 AM smashed in door, the dead family dog, the wife and kids held in terror by heavily armed black-clad gunmen, the family home ransacked, and being dragged from bed, beaten, shackled, and hauled off to jail for a long jail term which will ruin his life and family. I suspect at that point some small percentage of "felonious resistors" will reckon it's time for "asymmetrical warfare". Then it will get truly ugly.
These gun grabbers are purposely turning peaceful, law abiding American citizens into criminals simply for exercising their 2nd Amendment rights and they are willing to ruin their lives and families to do it. In the end it will not end well for the tyrants. Then they will discover what fear is really like as they become the hunted. There will never be enough police or bodyguards to protect them and their families.
They really are playing with matches and gasoline here but they delude themselves with their self-righteousness and uniformed allies. It is they who have turned their peaceful and beautiful State onto a police state and their fellow citizens into "felons" for their ideological reasons.
I’m thinking of getting a door breach alarm that instead of a siren or horn announces:
I AM A THIRTY SECOND BOMB! I AM A THIRTY SECOND BOMB! TWENTY-EIGHT, TWENTY-SEVEN, TWENTY-SIX...
It should make for a short visit.
I’ve learned that writing letters and calling falls on deaf ears and canned response answers. Both of which were beyond obvious here in Maryland when the emails, calls and letters were overwhelming against voting for the gun control law that was enacted. Politicians don’t give a damn about people their only concern is there own ass.
We’re past watering the tree of liberty. A little blood is needed to bring the point home. Government is controlled by the people not the other way around.
why would you warn them?
I’m a Heinlein fan...
But make the count down start at five, best of both worlds.
It’s the count Heinlein gave, who am I to tamper with art?
The Federal courts are going to uphold the CT law. The CT law is the same as the federal law that requires registration and paying of a tax for certain weapons.
Once the constitutionality of the law has been established, is the CCDL going to reverse its position?
Also, if the door kickers were also fans, then a 10 second. fuse on a 30 second countdown would indeed be a creative touch.
Judges are bigger control freaks than legislators.
Well... I do love surprises.
Nothing more need be said, except that millions of non-CT Americans are in agreement with this rebellion against blatant tyranny by the oligarchs.
These commie oligrachs know full well that they are spitting in your face when they name their unconstitutional laws with such euphemisms. They know their law is designed to disarm We The People so We cannot resist the tyranny of these bastard oligarchs. It is not about ‘the children’ being protected, it is about enslaving the children. But apparently we The People are too stupid to see the ruse each and every time. Anyone want to rename the ‘Affordable Care Act’? Yeah, Pelosi knew we were too stupid to see through that one, and now that we have learned —after passage by ONLY democrip votes— what is not affordable, she has the media scum and villainy to fabricate more lies to cover her despicable ass.
When, not if, the police raids start do you really think that they, the police, will fully abide by the law “manufactured after 1994”?
Like many gun owners in the Florida Panhandle, and I suspect elsewhere, my “assault” rifle and its supporting high capacity magazines where manufactured before 1994. So they are legal under the Connecticut statues.
But, based on their recent performances when it comes to legal and Constitutional rights do you really think that means anything?
Let’s ALL write these traitors, shall we?
John W. Fonfara, 99 Montowese St., Hartford 06114-2841
Eric D. Coleman, 77 Wintonbury Ave., Bloomfield 06002-2529
Andrea Stillman, 5 Coolidge Ct., Waterford 06385-3309
Gary LeBeau, 501 Canyon Ridge Dr., Broad Brook 06016-5602
Kevin Kelly, 240 York St., Stratford 06615-7952
Steve Cassano, 1109 Middle Tpke, E Manchester 06040-3703
Anthony J. Musto, 15 Maymont Ln., Trumbull 06611-2111
Beth Bye, 99 Outlook Ave., West Hartford 06119-1432
Andres Ayala, PO Box 55106, Bridgeport 06610-5106
It's not a warning. It's a distraction so you can get to your guns.
.....Two interesting scenarios that could be played out can be found in John Ross’ book “Unintented Consequences” and Vince Flynn’s “Term Limits”. ...
two plausible blueprints for restoration of our country, all patriots should read them and be prepared.
Then you guys need to start advertising your support through the media.
If they think Connecticut Patriots stand alone, it will be bloody and short.
If they know the rest of America's Patriots will come to our aid, it may not even happen.
Freerepublic.com is International, not just national. And if you think the vermin oligarchs do not read FR then you are behind the times.