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Obama Requests $1.1 Billion, DOJ $382.1 Million for Gun Control
Breitbart's Big Government ^ | April 9, 2014 | AWR Hawkins

Posted on 04/09/2014 9:39:29 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

President Obama has requested $1.1 billion and the Department of Justice (DOJ) asked for $382.1 million for gun control "to protect Americans from gun violence."

Included in the DOJ's $382.1 million figure is a request for $2 million for smart gun technology grants.

According to The Washington Beacon, Obama's $1.1 billion "[includes] $182 million to support the president's 'Now is the Time' gun safety initiative."

"Now is the Time" includes the following:

1. Require background checks for all gun sales. 2. Strengthen the background check system for gun sales.

3. Pass a new, stronger ban on assault weapons.

4. Limit ammunition magazines to 10 rounds.

4. Finish the job of getting armor-piercing bullets off the streets

5. Give law enforcement additional tools to prevent and prosecute gun crime

6. End the freeze on gun violence research

7. Make our schools safer with new resource officers and counselors, better emergency response plans, and more nurturing school climates.

8. Ensure quality coverage of mental health treatment, particularly for young people....

(Excerpt) Read more at breitbart.com ...


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Crime/Corruption; Government; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: banglist; guncontrol; holder; obama

1 posted on 04/09/2014 9:39:30 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

“Ensure quality coverage of mental health treatment, particularly for young people.”

Isn’t that already “covered” by LeninCare?


2 posted on 04/09/2014 9:42:17 PM PDT by Up Yours Marxists
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

They will spend that and other dept funds to buy more ammo


3 posted on 04/09/2014 9:45:36 PM PDT by morphing libertarian
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Where's the asshole going to get this money? The freaking United Nations? They would love for all our guns to be taken so they can lead a foreign army into our country and take us over. We need to get rid of Obama, Jarrett and Holder. Then at least part of our problem with be gone.
4 posted on 04/09/2014 9:46:06 PM PDT by Nitehawk0325 (`)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

No.

How’s that?


5 posted on 04/09/2014 9:48:37 PM PDT by onedoug
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To: morphing libertarian
funds to buy more ammo...

read my mind
6 posted on 04/09/2014 9:52:14 PM PDT by SpaceBar
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To: Up Yours Marxists

I prefer the “SHALL NOT BE INFRINGED” initiative, which was started in 1776! ;) And any gutless RINO coward who votes to appropriate funds for this evil Kenyan Communist bastard’s totalitarian schemes, can look for another job in November!


7 posted on 04/09/2014 9:55:16 PM PDT by Frank_2001
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I was watching a show on Russia’s toughest prisons and it said Russia’s murder rate is five times as high as ours. And with stricter gun control laws.
Barry and Eric won’t be happy until the entire country is Chicagoland; by the way, Chicago’s gun violence has decreased since their new carry law went into effect.

But hey, let’s not confuse the administrative branch with facts, law or sanguine public policy arguments.

Sometimes it almost seems as if a cartel of America-hating mufu’s have been running the country for six years.


8 posted on 04/09/2014 9:55:20 PM PDT by tumblindice (Are all Democrats inveterate, habitual liars?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

We need to elect constitutionally qualified people who are loyal to USA and who respect our constitution , history, culture, and values. This used to mean most R or D candidates so it was usually pretty easy for
Us. Nowadays we need to be more alert and careful.


9 posted on 04/09/2014 9:56:54 PM PDT by faithhopecharity ((Brilliant, Profound Tag Line Goes Here, just as soon as I can think of one..))
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To: SpaceBar

And the house will approve the funds.

This is the time to withhold and hold does feet to the fire.


10 posted on 04/09/2014 10:00:00 PM PDT by morphing libertarian
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To: faithhopecharity

“We need to elect constitutionally qualified people who are loyal to USA and who respect our constitution”

can’t do it. the msm purposely destroys anyone like that, and anyone smart enough to know that, won’t run.


11 posted on 04/09/2014 10:00:52 PM PDT by willywill
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To: morphing libertarian

Their feet


12 posted on 04/09/2014 10:00:54 PM PDT by morphing libertarian
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The lowlife Kenyan bass turd is going to use our own money to take our freedom away from us. Anyone who voted for this POS scumbag can KMA.


13 posted on 04/09/2014 10:02:26 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (The debate, ANY DEBATE, is NEVER OVER!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

$!.1 billion is just for starters. Wait until this spending has no results and they start throwing more money into the sink hole. Also, consider the attending scrutiny of the family, government 1984-type reeducation camps and meddling into the lives of individual at the expense of liberty.


14 posted on 04/09/2014 10:02:38 PM PDT by jonrick46 (The opium of Communists: other people's money.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Obama, WHO CANNOT PASS ANY BACKGROUND CHECK,

Requests $1.1 Billion, DOJ $382.1 Million for

background checks for all gun sales.


15 posted on 04/09/2014 10:02:55 PM PDT by bunkerhill7 ("The Second Amendment has no limits on firepower"-NY State Senator Kathleen A. Marchione.")
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To: FlingWingFlyer

Stalin, Hitler, Pol Pot, Kim Il Sung, Mao and hundreds of others did the same thing.


16 posted on 04/09/2014 10:03:52 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I will raise $2M for Cruz and/or Palin's next run, what will you do?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Guns don’t kill people.

Centralized governments kill people.


17 posted on 04/09/2014 10:07:18 PM PDT by dagogo redux
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To: tallank

Works


19 posted on 04/09/2014 10:08:47 PM PDT by morphing libertarian
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Background checks. That is BS. They simply want to collect info for later confiscation. If background checks could stop illegal gun purchases then all we would have to do to end the drug problem would be to pass a law requiring all private drug sales have a doctor's prescription. Yes, believing background checks would impact illegal gun sales is every bit as silly.

Ah, the dreaded and yet ill-defined and often mis-labeled "assault weapon." Yes, let's infringe people's rights and waste time and energy banning a weapon used to kill only slightly more often than muskets. You are literally more likely to be killed by a person with a hammer than you are a person with an "assault rifle." Why does the government continue to waste time and effort on this? Seriously, let's report these people to the fraud waste and abuse hotline. Qualifies on all three.

Magazine limits are another red herring, more incremental infringement. Never mind the make no tactical difference when a shooter has defenseless victims and minutes to kill. A few seconds for magazine swaps is inconsequential. Armor piercing rounds? When have they been used? Another red herring, let's take away their rights little by little incremental step towards z complete ban. No.

20 posted on 04/09/2014 10:09:02 PM PDT by ThunderSleeps (Stop obarma now! Stop the hussein - insane agenda!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Obama and Holder should be in prison. They are destroying our freedoms.


21 posted on 04/09/2014 10:10:45 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (The debate, ANY DEBATE, is NEVER OVER!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Will he also demand KNIFE CONTROL after all 25 students today were stabbed at a high school..he would ban knives too if he could, but he won’t because he knows its impossible to do so..he wants to take away people’s guns, bring it on Commie!!


22 posted on 04/09/2014 10:12:50 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

“Stalin, Hitler, Pol Pot, Kim Il Sung, Mao and hundreds of others did the same thing.”

History does tend to repeat itself.


23 posted on 04/09/2014 10:13:55 PM PDT by Carthego delenda est
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

How much of that is going to the Mexican Cartels ?


24 posted on 04/09/2014 10:14:35 PM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Though non of the listing applies to me and my guns now I think of the day such a listing would be extended to my guns(really pistols and rifles) as guns are officially big stuff. At this time I worry more about all law enforcement agencies and personnel using inappropriately their public money guns on the public which not only pays for their ‘toys’ but the time to use such.


25 posted on 04/09/2014 10:16:04 PM PDT by noinfringers2
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To: 2ndDivisionVet; Chode; SgtBob

FACEPALM!


26 posted on 04/09/2014 10:22:46 PM PDT by mabarker1 (Please, Somebody Impeach the kenyan!!!!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I have a cheaper idea. Zero out the budget of the ATF. Authorize a personal tax credit of up to $500 for the primary self-defense handgun purchased by every adult American. Problem solved.


27 posted on 04/09/2014 10:23:50 PM PDT by ElkGroveDan (My tagline is in the shop.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Oh boy, here we go again.

1. Require background checks for all gun sales.

-Klebold and Harris got someone to buy their guns for them. And gangbangers don’t usually go to gun shows.

2. Strengthen the background check system for gun sales.

-”Strengthen” meaning “hassle law-abiding citizens.”

3. Pass a new, stronger ban on assault weapons.

-Really go after those scary looking weapons that are no more or no less deadly than any other firearm with a similar caliber.

4. Limit ammunition magazines to 10 rounds.

-The Virginia Tech shooter used (primarily) 10 round magazines for both of his handguns (one of which was a .22). It only takes a second or two to slap in a new magazine, and you’ll have plenty of time in a “gun free zone” to reload.

4. Finish the job of getting armor-piercing bullets off the streets

-”Armor piercing” meaning anything from a hollow point to most any modern centerfire rifle round. “Can’t get the guns, so we’ll take ammo” - that’s pretty much what this is about.

5. Give law enforcement additional tools to prevent and prosecute gun crime

-And what, pray tell, are these “tools”? Bet it’s got very little to do with disarming gang-bangers or other criminals who acquired their weapons illegally in the first place.

6. End the freeze on gun violence research

-I’m not even gonna bother with this one.

7. Make our schools safer with new resource officers and counselors, better emergency response plans, and more nurturing school climates.

-Ah yes, “nurturing”. A-yup. Do any of those plans involve arming any of the good guys? Didn’t think so.

8. Ensure quality coverage of mental health treatment, particularly for young people....

-In theory, not a bad idea. In practice? Little Jimmy didn’t do his GenderQueer Studies homework, which is clear evidence of aggression and dangerous homophobia. Plus, he made his pop-tart look like a gun!


28 posted on 04/09/2014 10:25:41 PM PDT by DemforBush (The scourge of mariachis and polka bands everywhere.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

How nice. Using our tax dollars to subvert the Bill of Rights. These assclowns never cease to amaze me at the arrogance they show. To quote eric ‘let’s take over the admin office’ holder, “You don’t want to go there buddy.” Arrggghhhhhh!!!!!


29 posted on 04/09/2014 10:27:39 PM PDT by rktman (Ethnicity: Redneck. Race: Daytona 500)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

This is a litmus test for America and our republic.


30 posted on 04/09/2014 10:28:41 PM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Nothing to lose sleep about. This budget request has zero chance of getting through the House. I say let them bring it up, it is a winner for our side. Those red state Democrats are going to be really enthusiastic about this. I just hope they don’t wait until after November before they bring the whole gun issue up again.


31 posted on 04/09/2014 10:43:51 PM PDT by gusty
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Hope the House doesn’t cave on this...Some of the States said they will ignore new Federal gun laws so it may get interesting...


32 posted on 04/09/2014 10:49:25 PM PDT by Iscool (Ya mess with me, you mess with the WHOLE trailer park...)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
The Mexican people would like to request that the 0bama
administration practice a little gun control of their own.
33 posted on 04/09/2014 11:26:08 PM PDT by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

prison s/b hung


34 posted on 04/10/2014 2:59:11 AM PDT by tomkat (no guilt, no apologies)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Watch what politicians vote for this for the November elections and beyond.


35 posted on 04/10/2014 3:24:05 AM PDT by maxwellsmart_agent
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To: Nachum

FYI


36 posted on 04/10/2014 4:44:47 AM PDT by Whenifhow
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To: mabarker1


37 posted on 04/10/2014 4:51:37 AM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY - 86-44)
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To: gusty

I’m “hopin’” the house will shut it down but sent my congress critter a note anyway. So far he’s been a good guy for us so we’ll see how he does on the doj request for money to further restrict our “unalienable” rights. I am SOOOOO sick of these assclowns.


38 posted on 04/10/2014 6:33:16 AM PDT by rktman (Ethnicity: Redneck. Race: Daytona 500)
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To: harpseal; TexasCowboy; nunya bidness; blackie; AAABEST; Travis McGee; Squantos; wku man; SLB; ...
They have money for this overt act of tyranny against the law-abiding, while cutting health and other VA benefits for our armed forces.

We are indeed ruled by evil men.

Click the Gadsden flag for pro-gun resources!

39 posted on 04/10/2014 10:20:48 AM PDT by Joe Brower (The "American People" are no longer capable of self-governance.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

“Why would we, then, spend over a hundred million dollars instituting another ban?”

Because the only gun control the liberals will accept is complete disarmament of the people while turning the country into an armed police state. They want absolute control and the only way is through disarmament.


40 posted on 04/10/2014 11:06:07 AM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Haven't you lost enough freedoms? Support an end to the WOD now.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
1. Require background checks for all gun sales.

I break down gun-control proposals into three classes:

  1. Don't think will accomplish much, but don't get too wound up about, or
  2. Strongly disapprove of, and will engage in concerted political effort to oppose, or
  3. No way in hell!

Generally, I place background checks in category 1.

Universal background checks that include a record of every legal transfer I place firmly in category 3.

What this does is reverse the presumption of innocence, with regard to firearms ownership. Currently, it's legal to possess a firearm unless you or the firearm fall under some specific legal provision. If we allow universal background checks with a paper trail, we change that. Possession of a firearm will be illegal, unless the proper records exist. Yes, existing firearms will be grandfathered, but the general rule will be established, and over time more and more firearms will fall under this category.

It's hard to describe how fundamental a shift this is. And what effect it will have on the mindset of law-enforcement in general.

And what risk it places on every gun owner.

Currently, it's only the class-III owners who face the risk of length prison sentences when the BATF screws up their records. Every gun owner's freedom would be dependent on the BATF not losing these records through malice or incompetence. (And we all know that both have happened in the past.)

It'd be a clear indication that Claire Wolfe's awkward stage is coming to an end.

41 posted on 04/10/2014 11:46:37 AM PDT by jdege
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Obama could never pass a background check as he did drugs. Yet he seeks to impose this and more on the law abiding.

He can go F himself.


42 posted on 04/10/2014 12:04:59 PM PDT by Red in Blue PA (When Injustice becomes Law, Resistance Becomes Duty.-Thomas Jefferson)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

any congress critter that would agree to this request is a trator to the US Constitution and should be shot for same.


43 posted on 04/10/2014 12:25:27 PM PDT by Big Mack (I love this country. ItÂ’s the government that scares the crap out of me)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
This is a litmus test for America and our republic.

Wasn't the last election litmus test enough?

44 posted on 04/10/2014 12:40:26 PM PDT by The Duke ("Forgiveness is between them and God, it's my job to arrange the meeting.")
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Gun prosecutions under Obama down more than 45 percent
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2969934/posts

Obama’s Chicago Dead Last In Federal Gun Prosecutions
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3003455/posts

rotten liar he is.


45 posted on 04/10/2014 1:30:41 PM PDT by TurboZamboni (Marx smelled bad and lived with his parents .)
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To: Nitehawk0325
can lead a foreign army into our country and take us over.

It isnt foreign tyrant you hae to fear. It's the domestic home grown ones like 0bama, Bloomberg, Pelosi, Leland Yee, etc. And their conquering army is already here. It's called your local police and federal agencies.

46 posted on 04/10/2014 4:50:10 PM PDT by from occupied ga (Your government is your most dangerous enemy)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The incremental creeping, fudging the line disarming of American citizens. Do these evil America haters think that Americans have gone on this gun shopping spree for the last few years to turn them in?


47 posted on 04/11/2014 8:16:57 AM PDT by Blue Collar Christian (Vote Democrat. Once you're OK with killing babies the rest is easy. <BCC><)
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