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Conn. officials tell gun owners to relinquish or destroy banned assault weapons
http://www.foxnews.com/us/2014/03/15/conn-officials-tell-gun-owners-to-relinquish-or-destroy-banned-assault-weapons/ ^

Posted on 03/24/2014 5:54:21 AM PDT by Blue Turtle

HARTFORD, Conn. – Connecticut officials are urging owners of now-illegal assault weapons and large capacity ammunition magazines to relinquish them to the police or make them permanently inoperable. The Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection announced Friday it had sent a letter to owners who had failed to register the items by a Jan. 1 deadline, part of last year's gun control law. Officials offered advice on what to do now with the weapons and magazines.

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TOPICS: Front Page News; News/Current Events; US: Connecticut
KEYWORDS: banglist; civilwar2; civilwarii; connecticut; cw2; cwii; guncontrol; guns; recalldrive; recallpetitions; secondamendment
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1 posted on 03/24/2014 5:54:21 AM PDT by Blue Turtle
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To: Blue Turtle

Look for them to hide them.


2 posted on 03/24/2014 5:56:11 AM PDT by Biggirl (“Go, do not be afraid, and serve”-Pope Francis)
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To: Blue Turtle

Tell them to pound sand. Obviously Connecticut is “the” test state to see how this “experiment” will pan out. Probably met the criteria as being the most likely state where it would succeed by the feds.


3 posted on 03/24/2014 5:57:24 AM PDT by jsanders2001
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To: Blue Turtle
“Did you really think we want those laws observed?" said Dr. Ferris. "We want them to be broken. You'd better get it straight that it's not a bunch of boy scouts you're up against... We're after power and we mean it... There's no way to rule innocent men. The only power any government has is the power to crack down on criminals. Well, when there aren't enough criminals one makes them. One declares so many things to be a crime that it becomes impossible for men to live without breaking laws. Who wants a nation of law-abiding citizens? What's there in that for anyone? But just pass the kind of laws that can neither be observed nor enforced or objectively interpreted – and you create a nation of law-breakers – and then you cash in on guilt. Now that's the system, Mr. Reardon, that's the game, and once you understand it, you'll be much easier to deal with.” ― Ayn Rand, Atlas Shrugged
4 posted on 03/24/2014 5:58:01 AM PDT by Kozak ("It may be dangerous to be America's enemy, but to be America's friend is fatal" Henry Kissinger)
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To: Blue Turtle

:: sent a letter to owners who had failed to register the items ::

Does not compute...


5 posted on 03/24/2014 5:58:43 AM PDT by Cletus.D.Yokel
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To: Blue Turtle


6 posted on 03/24/2014 6:00:33 AM PDT by from occupied ga (Your government is your most dangerous enemy)
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To: Biggirl

What they are doing is illegal per the Constitutuion. I don’t care if they tridd to circumvent it uing. “state” law it’s still unconstitutional.


7 posted on 03/24/2014 6:00:53 AM PDT by jsanders2001
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To: jsanders2001

What they are doing is illegal per the Constitutuion. I don’t care if they tried to circumvent it using “state” law it’s still unconstitutional.


8 posted on 03/24/2014 6:02:37 AM PDT by jsanders2001
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To: Cletus.D.Yokel
:: sent a letter to owners who had failed to register the items ::

I think that these were the people that TRIED to register the guns... but *surprise* the applications were rejected. Now Connecticut is telling these people they "failed to register the weapons."

9 posted on 03/24/2014 6:06:27 AM PDT by Fido969 (What's sad is most)
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To: Blue Turtle

The people there need to resist and refuse to comply. This is a keystone event and a historic one. The people of Connecticut need to stand against this crap and they need to stand strong!

No Surrender! No Compromise!


10 posted on 03/24/2014 6:12:21 AM PDT by BCR #226 (02/07 SOT www.extremefirepower.com...The BS stops when the hammer drops.)
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To: Blue Turtle

Good luck! I heard there have been a lot of canoe accidents lately.


11 posted on 03/24/2014 6:14:01 AM PDT by struggle
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To: Blue Turtle

How long are they going to put up with this crap ?


12 posted on 03/24/2014 6:17:26 AM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks (Rip it out by the roots.)
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To: Blue Turtle

Democrats routinely ignore laws that they don’t like.


13 posted on 03/24/2014 6:17:52 AM PDT by P-Marlowe (There can be no Victory without a fight and no battle without wounds)
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To: P-Marlowe

Bingo


14 posted on 03/24/2014 6:22:19 AM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: Blue Turtle

They could just require the people without guns to be registered. Then by elimination, the rest are those nasty gun owners.


15 posted on 03/24/2014 6:24:18 AM PDT by Kirkwood (Zombie Hunter)
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To: Biggirl

WND EXCLUSIVE

Watch gun owners burn registration forms

Civil disobedience over firearms spreads to New York
Published: 6 days ago

by Bob Unruh

A looming crisis for Connecticut law enforcement officials – the potential that they have 350,000 new felons in their state – soon will expand to New York, where officials have set an April 15 deadline for owners to register weapons that have features the state says are characteristic of “assault” weapons.

The two states are among many re-defining ordinary guns that as many as hundreds of thousands of people own and demanding a registration that Second Amendment supporters view as a violation of the U.S. Constitution.

When the registration program was imposed in Connecticut, a massive number of weapon owners simply ignored the requirement, putting the state in a position of deciding whether the law will be enforced. If so, the problem is what to do with the 350,000 people now subject to felony charges.

In Connecticut, there was no grandfathering for people who already possess the weapons. Branford resident John Cinque challenged two of the members of the legislature, Sen. Leonard Fasano and Rep. Dave Yaccarino, both Republicans.

“I tell everybody I’m not complying,” Cinque said. “I can’t – you have to be willing to stand up and say no. And there are a lot of us who are going to say no.”

An ABC affiliate reported the resistance now has spread to New York.

http://www.wnd.com/2014/03/watch-gun-owners-burn-registration-forms/


16 posted on 03/24/2014 6:24:42 AM PDT by KeyLargo
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To: P-Marlowe
Democrats routinely ignore laws that they don’t like.

Barack Obama and especially Eric Holder have demonstrated we are no longer a nation under rule of law.

Ergo, laws no longer apply to citizens, no matter what they say or do.

17 posted on 03/24/2014 6:26:42 AM PDT by Lazamataz (Early 2009 to 7/21/2013 - RIP my little girl Cathy. You were the best cat ever. You will be missed.)
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To: BCR #226
The first type of registration (guns) leads to the second


18 posted on 03/24/2014 6:38:10 AM PDT by from occupied ga (Your government is your most dangerous enemy)
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To: Blue Turtle

Good luck with that.


19 posted on 03/24/2014 6:38:40 AM PDT by Colonel_Flagg (Some people meet their heroes. I raised mine. Go Army.)
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To: Blue Turtle

It’s going to take massive Civil Disobedience. Who’s going to blink first?

My guess is that the state will do some heavily advertised SWAT raids on selected people. What occurs after that could lead us into Civil War or to the ouster of all the current Politicians and hopefully long jail sentences for them too.


20 posted on 03/24/2014 6:38:49 AM PDT by The Working Man
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To: Blue Turtle

I predict a boom in the storage locker business.


21 posted on 03/24/2014 6:41:28 AM PDT by circlecity
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To: circlecity

They can be searched at anytime without a warrant.

So can a safety deposit box.


22 posted on 03/24/2014 6:43:04 AM PDT by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: The Working Man
Politicians and hopefully long jail sentences for them too.

Hopefully for the police caryying out the raids too.

23 posted on 03/24/2014 6:44:02 AM PDT by from occupied ga (Your government is your most dangerous enemy)
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To: Blue Turtle
Have you seen or read this open letter to the Men and Women of the Connecticut State Police? This guy does not hold back, just tells them like it is.

Open Letter

24 posted on 03/24/2014 6:45:34 AM PDT by CodeJockey (Christian, Freeper, Tea Party Member, Bitter Clinger, Creepy White Cracker)
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To: Blue Turtle

CT citizens, please refuse to obey this anti 2A law. Remember in November to elect better people.


25 posted on 03/24/2014 6:53:43 AM PDT by ExCTCitizen (I'm ExCTCitizen and I approve this reply. If it does offend Libs, I'm NOT sorry...)
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To: Cletus.D.Yokel
Unless they were purchased from private owners [Citizens] they have a record of the sale. If the gun was purchased from a gun store, there is a record of when it was purchased [the date] type gun, gun serial number, and to whom it was sold. When a gun shop receives a gun, they have to log in the date they receives it, the manufacturer, the serial number, and type gun. This information the State already has. Hence the letters.

The "I lost my gun[s] in an accident" did not work with either the Ottomans or the Germans, nor will it work here. The Germans just took whoever had the "accident". The Ottomans , according to history so terrorized the Armenians that bought inoperative guns to turn when the authorities came knocking. For this [having a gun to turn in] they were quickly killed, not tortured to death.

26 posted on 03/24/2014 6:55:06 AM PDT by sport
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To: Blue Turtle

             

27 posted on 03/24/2014 6:57:35 AM PDT by tomkat
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To: chris37

So, you think they are going to start searching every storage locker in the city? And you really think they would have any problem getting a warrent to search a home? The late attempt at registration plus no turn in would establish probable cause in itself in front of any liberal judge.


28 posted on 03/24/2014 6:57:56 AM PDT by circlecity
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To: KeyLargo
***...the potential that they have 350,000 new felons in their state***

And how many new prisons is the state building to hold non violent scoffaws?

29 posted on 03/24/2014 7:01:02 AM PDT by Ruy Dias de Bivar (Sometimes you need 7+ more ammo. LOTS MORE.)
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To: CodeJockey

The letter included raises a question in my mind...

Did Congress and Lincoln outlaw possession of firearm for citizens in the Southern (Confederate) States?


30 posted on 03/24/2014 7:01:43 AM PDT by Cletus.D.Yokel
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To: Blue Turtle

I want to know how they have addresses to send letters to.


31 posted on 03/24/2014 7:01:48 AM PDT by Jewbacca (The residents of Iroquois territory may not determine whether Jews may live in Jerusalem)
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To: Blue Turtle
Here's the truth for all you corrupt politicians, prosecutors, judicial dorks, feckless LEOs, and enabling talking heads on TV and print editors: the Rule of Law dies when the first body hits the floor as a result of your enforcement efforts. Then the Law of the Jungle begins. Civil war is upon the State of CT (and NY) in this case.

Civil wars take on a life of their own and they cannot be managed or controlled. There are more criminals (as defined by these unconstitutional laws) than there are thug enforcers. Hunt the innocent citizens of your state at your own peril. We, your victims, will actively be hunting you and your families. There aren't enough thug enforcers to protect the guilty perpetrators of these illegal laws. You've become targets of retribution.

You've just put yourselves in the same position that Gen. Custer was at the Little Big Horn: “Where did all the Indians come from? Oh, crap!”

32 posted on 03/24/2014 7:03:11 AM PDT by MasterGunner01
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To: Blue Turtle

This is one HUGE gut check for Connecticut citizens!

We know the Redcoats have the nerve to attempt something rash, but do the citizens have the cojones to be equally — or vastly more — rash in response? That first shot is the hardest one to take.

The nation is watching.


33 posted on 03/24/2014 7:06:31 AM PDT by DNME (This is the government our Founders warned us about.)
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To: FReepers
Imho, the time for the inane 'boating accident' banter is long past.

The fascist bastards in CT and their fellow nazis nationwide aren't going to stop until they're stopped.

34 posted on 03/24/2014 7:07:22 AM PDT by tomkat (there's a lot of 1860 in the air)
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To: Blue Turtle
FU!
35 posted on 03/24/2014 7:12:08 AM PDT by Red in Blue PA (When Injustice becomes Law, Resistance Becomes Duty.-Thomas Jefferson)
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To: Blue Turtle

Store them out of state and the private property is no longer within the jurisdiction of Connecticut.

Just an idea. Should not be necessary.


36 posted on 03/24/2014 7:12:21 AM PDT 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: Blue Turtle

Do not follow Unconstitutional laws.

Period.

History is on the side of gun owners......a common expression used by this putrid administration.


37 posted on 03/24/2014 7:15:26 AM PDT by Red in Blue PA (When Injustice becomes Law, Resistance Becomes Duty.-Thomas Jefferson)
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To: jsanders2001
I agree that it is unconstitutional and illegal along with being criminal. But Governments throughout history have committed illegal acts and crimes because they controlled the arms and enforcement mechanism [the police and military]. And they were willing to use these instruments [arms, police, and military] against their people who resisted their illegal acts. This is the point in time where the people of CT are now. The State politicians will not hesitate to use deadly force against them. The majority of police personnel will gladly obey the orders to subdue them and take them to prison or kill them. the few that refuse to obey these orders will be replaced by those that will. The purpose of the letters is o buy time for the politicians to position and sound out their troops.

Should this succeed in CT the model will be used Nationwide over time. The results and aftermath of the 2008 and 2012 elections have signaled the politicians that the moral condition of the people show that the majority are ripe for slave hood. The few that resist will be dealt with violently and brutally as examples.

38 posted on 03/24/2014 7:16:49 AM PDT by sport
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To: Blue Turtle

The fact that the state has a list of owners , of offensive items, should be enough.

But, they shouldn’t have said list anyway.


39 posted on 03/24/2014 7:17:51 AM PDT 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: BenLurkin

From Guns For Liberties

VIDEO

The classy folks at CeasefirePA doing their version of open and honest dialogue which included repeated use of the word parasite.

http://gunfreezone.net/wordpress/


40 posted on 03/24/2014 7:20:02 AM PDT by KeyLargo
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To: Blue Turtle

Malloy wouldn’t try to confiscate anything without having gotten assurance from the marxist in Washington that he will provide armed and legal support. (DHS and the ‘justice’ department)


41 posted on 03/24/2014 7:22:58 AM PDT by I want the USA back (Media: completely irresponsible traitors. Complicit in the destruction of our country.)
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To: Cletus.D.Yokel

Well, he did have the “bravery” to declare the freedom of slaves in all states then in rebellion against the U.S. government. Note that this did not include the slaves in Maryland or other border states.


42 posted on 03/24/2014 7:27:44 AM PDT by Pecos (The Chicago Way: Kill the Constitution, one step at a time.)
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To: Blue Turtle

sooner or later those that pass unconstitutional laws should be required to pay a significant penalty...and those that try and enforce them cannot hide behind “ I was just following orders”


43 posted on 03/24/2014 7:33:21 AM PDT by rolling_stone
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To: Cletus.D.Yokel
Did Congress and Lincoln outlaw possession of firearm for citizens in the Southern (Confederate) States?

Not to my knowledge. I've never head of such. My grandfather, father and I always have owned guns. And always will.

44 posted on 03/24/2014 7:37:21 AM PDT by CodeJockey (Christian, Freeper, Tea Party Member, Bitter Clinger, Creepy White Cracker)
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To: Fido969
I think that these were the people that TRIED to register the guns... but *surprise* the applications were rejected.It would be interesting if several of those who were rejected got together claiming their homes had been broken into and stole those weapons. Of course, cya. Put the stink onto the state government that someone inside the registration process was doing the stealing.
45 posted on 03/24/2014 7:38:50 AM PDT by bgill
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To: sport
And they were willing to use these instruments [arms, police, and military] against their people who resisted their illegal acts.

And if we are to judge what might happen by history, then the police and military will carry out their orders to confiscate, arrest, and in the case of resistance kill anyone who opposes them. When France fell to the Nazis, the French police were had no problems rounding up jews for the nazis.

The Heydrick solution will doubtless be applied to some of the people who voted for this, but the majority of CT citizens will probably approve of their evil gun owning neighbors being arrested or killed (or arrested and then killed)

46 posted on 03/24/2014 7:40:49 AM PDT by from occupied ga (Your government is your most dangerous enemy)
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To: struggle

We FReepers, especially the former gun owners, are the most inept group of boaters in the maritime history of the world.


47 posted on 03/24/2014 7:41:33 AM PDT by libstripper
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To: from occupied ga

And when stories of the CT gun owners being murdered by the police are posted on Free Republic, the cops can do no wrong club on Free Republic chanting and shouting with glee and joy, “They got what they deserved. No loss here. How brave the police are.”


48 posted on 03/24/2014 7:46:55 AM PDT by sport
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To: sport

Well I can’t think of a better time to die for a cause in this Rat infested nation. Its not the USA I grew up in. If they shoot and kill me it will just be a promotion.


49 posted on 03/24/2014 7:52:58 AM PDT by jsanders2001
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To: sport
They got what they deserved. No loss here. How brave the police are.”

Sadly quite true. Some people just love the taste of jackboot polish - even in the FR community.

50 posted on 03/24/2014 7:54:24 AM PDT by from occupied ga (Your government is your most dangerous enemy)
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