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82 House Democrats want Obama to Ban Imports of Military-Style Firearms
The Independent Sentinel ^ | April 12, 2014 | Sara Noble

Posted on 04/13/2014 10:29:01 AM PDT by Cheerio

President Obama has been asked to stop the importation of what 82 House Democrats believe to be “military-style firearms” such as the AK-47. They want to stop gun crime in Mexico. Maybe they would be more successful at stopping gun violence in Mexico if they fired Holder and revamped the ATF.

The ban “would require no congressional action as the President has very broad authority under the 1968 Gun Control Act to prohibit the importation of firearms and ammunition unless they are generally recognized as particularly suitable for or readily adaptable to sporting purposes.”

Led my Eliot L. Engel (D-NY) and John Conyers Jr. (D-MI),they sent a letter to President Obama “urging him to renew enforcement of the ban on imported military-style firearms that was previously enforced during the H.W. Bush and Clinton administrations.”

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


TOPICS: Government
KEYWORDS: banglist; dems; obama
Text of the 2nd Amendment

A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.
1 posted on 04/13/2014 10:29:03 AM PDT by Cheerio
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To: Cheerio

The liberals are saying that Liberty is “un-American.”


2 posted on 04/13/2014 10:30:57 AM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: Cheerio

“Please, democrats. PLEASE! I’m begging you. Please run on gun control.”
—Mark Walters -ArmedAmericanRadio


3 posted on 04/13/2014 10:34:44 AM PDT by RandallFlagg (Uninstall Fascist Firefox. Get Pale Moon.)
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To: Cheerio

Arms manufacturers in this country will get another boost. John Conyers should go campaign at the Detroit Gun Works, I’m sure they’d be happy to have the work.

Idiots LOL.


4 posted on 04/13/2014 10:35:02 AM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Cheerio

The Capitol Building and WH go gun free first.


5 posted on 04/13/2014 10:37:20 AM PDT by VRWC For Truth (Roberts has perverted the Constitution)
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To: cripplecreek

The last time around (Bush 41 administration), some of the domestic firearms manufacturers actually lobbied for this.


6 posted on 04/13/2014 10:39:42 AM PDT by Charles Martel (Endeavor to persevere...)
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To: Cheerio

That probably includes accepting back the US made M-1 Garrand Rifle’s from Korea that they are trying to return to us.


7 posted on 04/13/2014 10:40:55 AM PDT by SandRat (Duty - Honor - Country! What else needs said?)
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To: Charles Martel

Wouldn’t surprise me a bit.


8 posted on 04/13/2014 10:41:51 AM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: RandallFlagg

I hope the far left fringe runs an honest campaign for once - they should run on gun control, ObamaCare, and big government. I’m ready to find out if 51% of the country is ready to give up on freedom.


9 posted on 04/13/2014 10:43:00 AM PDT by Pollster1 ("Shall not be infringed" is unambiguous.)
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To: Cheerio

A little gun diversion. I watched this episode of How It’s made last night on the Science Channel. Hand made Holland & Holland guns. Very interesting old school and new school mix.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QMmau4lSDuY


10 posted on 04/13/2014 10:44:00 AM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Cheerio

Uh-oh, there goes the price of AKs, thru the roof.


11 posted on 04/13/2014 10:45:14 AM PDT by carriage_hill (Peace is that brief glorious moment in history, when everybody stands around reloading.)
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To: VRWC For Truth

The Secret Service goes gun-free first. Let’s disarm the SS first and see how long they want to protect president mom jeans.


12 posted on 04/13/2014 10:46:52 AM PDT by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: Cheerio

Thw BLM didnt back down because they had anything better to do. The militia from several different locals in these United States were called and showed up with their constitutionally approved guns to insure that the federal government’s shenanigans was held in check.


13 posted on 04/13/2014 10:53:41 AM PDT by Delta 21 (Its my freedom. YES. I will be keeping it.)
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To: Cheerio

Thought there were more than 82 stupid and ignorant Democrats in the House. What happened to the rest? Can’t read or write?


14 posted on 04/13/2014 10:53:44 AM PDT by mulligan (I)
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To: cripplecreek

Conyers thinks too many white “infidels” have military-capable guns. The Koran clearly states that only Muslims may possess weapons of any kind.

Is Conyers a muzzie? Probably not, but he’s fanatically pro-Islam just like his prez.

Ban guns/favor Islam - they go together like sugar & tea.


15 posted on 04/13/2014 10:58:12 AM PDT by elcid1970 ("In the modern world, Muslims are living fossils.")
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To: RandallFlagg

Yes not to mention it would be closing the barn door after the horse got out. Anyody who wants one of these weapons already has one or 12. :-)


16 posted on 04/13/2014 11:00:56 AM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose o f a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: elcid1970

Detroit firearms instructor Rick Ector debates Trayvon Martin family attorney Benjamin Crump.

http://www.myfoxdetroit.com/story/25234294/let-it-rip-weekend-paintings-for-pensions-self-defense-laws

Its part 3 if it doesn’t come up correctly.


17 posted on 04/13/2014 11:01:00 AM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Cheerio

Ban the import of collectivists into America and DC.


18 posted on 04/13/2014 11:06:58 AM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (Pubbies = national collectivists; Dems = international collectivists; We need a second party!)
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To: sauropod

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19 posted on 04/13/2014 11:07:00 AM PDT by sauropod (Fat Bottomed Girl: "What difference, at this point, does it make?")
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To: Cheerio

Obama is not an American Citizen ,so the 2nd Amendment means nothing to him


20 posted on 04/13/2014 11:08:20 AM PDT by molson209 (Hillary Clinton)
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To: Cheerio

George H W Bush banned the import of some in his term.

Chinese AK-47
Chinese M-14 (M-1A)
Chinese .45 auto pistol
Steyer AUG
FN FAL
Daewoo .223
Valmet
and many others.


21 posted on 04/13/2014 11:10:50 AM PDT by Ruy Dias de Bivar (Sometimes you need 7+ more ammo. LOTS MORE.)
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To: cripplecreek

We should get those names, post them in a register, and make sure they never get elected for anything again. Traitorous scum


22 posted on 04/13/2014 11:16:29 AM PDT by Jasperpoop
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To: Delta 21

“The militia from several different locals in these United States were called and showed up,,,”

And their IDs/organizations are now at the top of the list for preemptive before the next time - in my opinion - .


23 posted on 04/13/2014 11:18:56 AM PDT by Scrambler Bob (You can count my felonies by looking at my FR replies.)
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To: Ruy Dias de Bivar

Note that Norma is importing .22 ammo to fill the void.

Too pricey for me.

Reviews (on Midway) show it is not ready for prime time.


24 posted on 04/13/2014 11:21:31 AM PDT by Scrambler Bob (You can count my felonies by looking at my FR replies.)
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To: Cheerio

I would guess the plan is....our government will buy the arms and sell them across the seas to the highest bidder.


25 posted on 04/13/2014 11:58:13 AM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: Cheerio

Screw them. If they want to ban imports, they need to ban the importation of illegal aliens.


26 posted on 04/13/2014 12:25:04 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Obama's smidgens are coming home to roost.)
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To: Cheerio

Did these idiots not see what just happened in Nevada?

Just keep it up fellas, the day is coming. Soon.


27 posted on 04/13/2014 12:27:26 PM PDT by unixfox (Abolish Slavery, Repeal the 16th Amendment)
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To: Cheerio

Of the 82 that signed the letter, these listed are Card Carrying Members of The Socialist Party:

—not in order—

Robert Brady;
Sam Farr;
Yvette D Clark;
Charles Rangel;
Carolyn Maloney;
Jan Schakowsky;
George Miller;
Danny K Davis;
Henry Waxman;
Corrine Brown;
Jerrold Nadler;
Barbara Lee;
Steve Cohen;
James McGovern;
Michael Honda;
Raul Grijvala;
Donna Christensen;
Chellie Pingree;
Jim McDermott;
John Conyers;
Linda Sanchez;
John F Tierney;
ELIJAH CUMMINGS;
Jose Serrano;
Hank Johnson;
Alan Lowenthal;
Rosa DeLauro;
Louise Slaughter;
Luis Guttierrez;
Donna F Edwards;
Eleanor holmes Norton;
Keith Ellison;
Gwen Moore.

Now, since when in the history of America, do we, the American People, allow COMMUNISTS to tell us ANYTHING???


28 posted on 04/13/2014 12:58:46 PM PDT by Terry L Smith
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To: Jack Hydrazine

Just paint the guns pink and they won’t look so military.


29 posted on 04/13/2014 1:21:25 PM PDT by St_Thomas_Aquinas ( Isaiah 22:22, Matthew 16:19, Revelation 3:7)
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To: Cheerio

Look for increased urgency in gun confiscation efforts after the Bundy ranch showdown.


30 posted on 04/13/2014 1:23:07 PM 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: carriage_hill

Most AK’s are made here as PCR-80’s.


31 posted on 04/13/2014 2:02:20 PM PDT by Ouderkirk (To the left, everything must evidence that this or that strand of leftist theory is true)
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To: Ouderkirk

Good to know! I’m a commie-gun lover since Vietnam.

The AK was built of steel & wood. The M-16 was a large plastic & alloy toothbrush.


32 posted on 04/13/2014 3:26:54 PM PDT by elcid1970 ("In the modern world, Muslims are living fossils.")
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To: Ouderkirk

All versions of AK can be made here but quite a few are imported here google “Centerfire Systems” in Versailles KY.


33 posted on 04/13/2014 4:32:46 PM PDT by pleasenotcalifornia
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To: Ouderkirk

Note to Obama and gungrabbing dems...

It’s TOO LATE, the American People are armed as their
forefathers reccommended.

Still, you can try and take them...
I would advise against it though, many of
us are old soldiers and dieing in combat
would come as somewhat of a relief after
seeing what old age is like in a socialist state.


34 posted on 04/13/2014 4:40:04 PM PDT 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: Ouderkirk
Most AK’s are made here as PCR-80’s.

No large-scale domestic manufacture of com-bloc ammo calibers, though... yet.

35 posted on 04/13/2014 7:03:03 PM PDT by Charles Martel (Endeavor to persevere...)
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To: SandRat
That probably includes accepting back the US made M-1 Garrand Rifle’s from Korea that they are trying to return to us.

The ones we gave them that they are selling back to us so they can buy more domestically produced weapons? No thanks.

36 posted on 04/14/2014 6:39:42 AM PDT by Last Dakotan
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