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Harry Reid Revives Call for Universal Gun Registration
Gun Owners of America ^ | Wednesday, 11 June 2014 | Written by Gun Owners

Posted on 06/15/2014 10:52:26 AM PDT by forty_years

ACTION: Contact your Senators. Ask them to oppose Harry Reid's new push for universal gun registration.

Like a vampire who can't stop sucking the blood of horrific tragedies, Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid is once again pushing to suck political gain from the pain of others.

Speaking on the floor of the Senate in the wake of the shooting of three people in Las Vegas, Reid said that the "American people are depending" on the Senate to pass universal gun registry to, supposedly, keep guns out of the hands of people like the Las Vegas killers.

After the Troutdale, Oregon, shooting in a "safety-free school zone," anti-gun Senator Joe Manchin called for reconsideration of his anti-gun legislation, and one particularly virulent gun-hating TV network took to attacking the Second Amendment every hour on the hour.

And this was before any information at all had come out with respect to the circumstances of the Oregon shooter -- other than, of course, he had been egged on by a blood-soaked media intent on encouraging more murders in order to achieve their political objective of gun confiscation.

In Las Vegas, of course, Toomey-Manchin would have been irrelevant because, while the killer-husband was apparently a "prohibited person," the wife apparently was not.

So, despite the theoretical bars imposed on her by the doctrine of "constructive possession," as a practical matter, universal background checks and gun registration wouldn't have stopped her from purchasing an unlimited number of guns.

So, once again, we have a "solution" which would not have solved the supposed "problem," but rather is nothing more than another effort to bleed two new media-induced tragedies for political gain. In fact, what might have helped is if someone in the Las Vegas pizza restaurant, other than the targeted police, had been armed.

But we all know that safety is not Reid's real objective. Or Manchin's. Rather, at a time when Barack Obama and Attorney General Eric Holder are trying to dry up credit for gun stores and thus eliminate them in large parts of the country, Reid's universal gun registry legislation (Manchin-Toomey) would make sure that you couldn't buy a gun if you didn't have access to a gun store.

Thus, if Obama and Holder succeed in shutting down every gun store within 200 miles of you -- and Toomey-Manchin passes -- the Second Amendment will be effectively dead to you.

One final point: If there is anyone who needs a reason to defeat Reid supporters like Mark Begich (Alaska), Mary Landrieu (Louisiana), Mark Pryor (Arkansas), Kay Hagan (North Carolina), Jeanne Shaheen (New Hampshire), Mark Warner (Virginia), John Walsh (Montana), Mark Udall (Colorado), Jeff Merkley (Oregon), Al Franken (Minnesota), and Tom Udall (New Mexico), this is it.

ACTION: Contact your Senators. Ask them to oppose Harry Reid's new push for universal gun registration.


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: banglist; guns; registry; reid; universal

1 posted on 06/15/2014 10:52:26 AM PDT by forty_years
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To: forty_years

It’s time to table a bill to make it a law that outlaws firearms registration and anyone proposing such will be arrested, tried, and convicted.


2 posted on 06/15/2014 10:55:52 AM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (Pubbies = national collectivists; Dems = international collectivists; We need a second party!)
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To: forty_years

How about the death penalty for politicians who win elections with voter fraud?


3 posted on 06/15/2014 10:58:51 AM PDT by samtheman
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To: forty_years

Come and take it, ah!!


4 posted on 06/15/2014 10:59:08 AM PDT by Jim Robinson (Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God!!)
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To: forty_years

Time to invest in many guns. The used gun market will skyrocket when they pass this law.

And they probably will pass it given the weakness of the R party these days.


5 posted on 06/15/2014 11:02:10 AM PDT by SaxxonWoods (....Let It Burn...)
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To: forty_years
I want a bill calling for the resignation of Reid, Palosi, Schumer--just for starters.

vaudine

6 posted on 06/15/2014 11:06:22 AM PDT by vaudine
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To: forty_years

dingy, never letting a good crisis go to waste. You’re blowing smoke and wasting our taxpayer dollars old man.

Fortunately, IMHO, the House will never let this become law.


7 posted on 06/15/2014 11:12:09 AM PDT by upchuck (... honesty is the never-ending rehearsal for those who want to be the friends of God...)
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To: forty_years

Let me again thank all those folks in NV who returned the steaming POS back to the Senate. Furthermore, let me also thank the NRA who did not oppose his re election.


8 posted on 06/15/2014 11:13:16 AM PDT by Mouton (The insurrection laws perpetuate what we have for a government now.)
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To: forty_years

...”the right of the People to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed,” Harry. GTHHR!


9 posted on 06/15/2014 11:15:23 AM PDT by faithhopecharity ((Brilliant, Profound Tag Line Goes Here, just as soon as I can think of one..)w)
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To: forty_years

This man is beyond insane. He should be in a mental ward committed for life.


10 posted on 06/15/2014 11:22:12 AM PDT by Logical me
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To: forty_years

Hey reid why don’t you just go make another crooked deal and steal more money from someone to line your pockets.


11 posted on 06/15/2014 11:34:00 AM PDT by chiefqc
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To: samtheman

+1


12 posted on 06/15/2014 11:51:27 AM PDT by Ghost of SVR4 (So many are so hopelessly dependent on the government that they will fight to protect it.)
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To: forty_years

Bump


13 posted on 06/15/2014 11:52:17 AM PDT by Jet Jaguar (Resist in place.)
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To: forty_years
How does gun registration stop crime?

Criminals ain't gonna register theirs.

14 posted on 06/15/2014 11:56:48 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("The more numerous the laws, the more corrupt the government." --Tacitus)
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To: forty_years

He would not even be in the Senate, except that the NRA SUPPORTED HIM. I’ve never see a liberal group do ANYTHING that stupid.

The NRA has some SERIOUS EXPLAINING to do.


15 posted on 06/15/2014 11:56:54 AM PDT by BobL
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To: forty_years

Democrats should be sterilized.


16 posted on 06/15/2014 12:03:43 PM PDT by SpaceBar
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To: Mouton
Let me again thank all those folks in NV who returned the steaming POS back to the Senate. Furthermore, let me also thank the NRA who did not oppose his re election.
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Rigged voting machines give us Reid. He doesn't have much time left on earth, then he has eternity in the Valley of Fire, and I don't mean that area near L.V.
17 posted on 06/15/2014 12:07:03 PM PDT by Old Yeller (Anything is possible, if you don't know what you're talking about.)
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To: forty_years

Hey, Hairy! My “registration” is printed on my butt cheeks. You’ll need to get closer to read it. Closer. Clooooosssserrr ...


18 posted on 06/15/2014 12:07:18 PM PDT by IronJack
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To: forty_years

Other than his ability to obstruct legislation in the Senate, Harry Reid is politically irrelevant. That is largely due to his President’s inability to lead the nation and the Congress. Democrats of course always blame that on Republicans, when it is a failure of leadership at the very highest level.


19 posted on 06/15/2014 12:09:47 PM PDT by Hardastarboard (Please excuse the potholes in this tagline. Social programs have to take priority in our funding.)
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To: forty_years; aposiopetic; rbmillerjr; Lowell1775; JPX2011; NKP_Vet; Jed Eckert; ...
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20 posted on 06/15/2014 12:17:47 PM PDT by narses (Matthew 7:6. He appears to have made up his mind let him live with the consequences.)
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To: forty_years

They will need to attach a rider to that legislation that outlaws freak boat accidents.


21 posted on 06/15/2014 12:28:19 PM PDT by ReaganGeneration2
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To: forty_years

Screw you Harry!

I will NEVER register a firearm!

Come and get ‘em!!


22 posted on 06/15/2014 12:42:46 PM PDT by G Larry (Which of Obama's policies do you think I'd support if he were white?)
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To: forty_years

And I call for guillotining all liberals.

Think seriously about which action would be of greater benefit to the nation.


23 posted on 06/15/2014 12:46:19 PM PDT by Da Coyote
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To: forty_years

I wonder how the NRA feels about their endorsement of Reid now?


24 posted on 06/15/2014 12:52:58 PM PDT by The_Victor (If all I want is a warm feeling, I should just wet my pants.)
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To: Da Coyote
I call for guillotining all liberals. Think seriously about which action would be of greater benefit to the nation.

That would take a while, unless you hired some help. Just think of the number of jobs it would create.

25 posted on 06/15/2014 12:54:29 PM PDT by ROCKLOBSTER (June IS "Republicans Freed the Slaves" Month.)
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To: forty_years

Indict and convict mob-connected senators first.


26 posted on 06/15/2014 1:08:05 PM PDT by TigersEye ("No man left behind" means something different to 0bama.)
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To: forty_years

***Harry Reid’s new push for universal gun registration.***

Felons are not required to register their firearms.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Haynes_v._United_States

“The original Haynes decision continues to block state prosecutions of criminals who fail to register guns as required by various state law gun registration schemes.”


27 posted on 06/15/2014 1:12:51 PM PDT by Ruy Dias de Bivar (Sometimes you need more than seven rounds, Much more.)
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To: forty_years
1. Registration

2. Confiscation

3. Extermination.


28 posted on 06/15/2014 1:27:38 PM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: forty_years

Hey Harry how did that work out in Ct?


29 posted on 06/15/2014 1:32:35 PM 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: forty_years

Stuff it Harry! You cattle rustling biotch!


30 posted on 06/15/2014 1:49:26 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Obama's smidgens are coming home to roost.)
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To: forty_years; All
I’m glad that Reid brought up the PC issue of gun registration again. Note that Justice Joseph Story had clarified that one of the reasons that the Founding States had made the 2nd Amendment was to make the corrupt federal government think twice before using the US Armed Forces to attack the states.
§ 1890. The importance of this article will scarcely be doubted by any persons, who have duly reflected upon the subject. The militia is the natural defence [sic] of a free country against sudden foreign invasions, domestic insurrections, and domestic usurpations of power by rulers. It is against sound policy for a free people to keep up large military establishments and standing armies in time of peace, both from the enormous expenses, with which they are attended, and the facile means, which they afford to ambitious and unprincipled rulers, to subvert the government, or trample upon the rights of the people [emphases added]. The right of the citizens to keep and bear arms has justly been considered, as the palladium of the liberties of a republic; since it offers a strong moral check against the usurpation and arbitrary power of rulers; and will generally, even if these are successful in the first instance, enable the people to resist and triumph over them. And yet, though this truth would seem so clear, and the importance of a well regulated militia would seem so undeniable, it cannot be disguised, that among the American people there is a growing indifference to any system of militia discipline, and a strong disposition, from a sense of its burthens, to be rid of all regulations. How it is practicable to keep the people duly armed without some organization, it is difficult to see. There is certainly no small danger, that indifference may lead to disgust, and disgust to contempt; and thus gradually undermine all the protection intended by this clause of our national bill of rights. —Joseph Story, Amendment II, Commentaries on the Constitution 3

So with a little help from y’all as to exactly what such an amendment should do, given current chatter about a constitutional convention, please consider the following. Given Story’s clarification of 2A, the states need to reinforce 2A with an amendment to prohibit the feds from knowing the number and type of firearms that citizens have. After all, you don’t want potential enemies to know how much fire power you have.

In oher words, gun registration is a threat to national security imo. (Why doesn't Reid think of these things?)

31 posted on 06/15/2014 1:57:44 PM PDT by Amendment10
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To: forty_years
Reid said that the "American people are depending" on the Senate to pass universal gun registry to, supposedly, keep guns out of the hands of people like the Las Vegas killers.

In 2010, the Office of Inspector General for Health and Human Services said that bad hospital care contributed to the deaths of 180,000 patients in Medicare alone in a given year.Get your priorities straight, moron!

GO TO HELL HARRY!


32 posted on 06/15/2014 2:15:47 PM PDT by Stayfree (I)
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To: forty_years
Politicians (the non constitutionalist left) and the media endless debate and discuss how gun registration will lower crime and is a good thing, despite the fact that the states and cities with the harshest and most restrictive gun laws often have some if not the highest incidence of gun crime. The perfect examples are Washington D.C and Chicago.

I challenge anyone on this forum (a few leftie disrupters do lurk here before the Viking Kittens dispatch them) to give me one instance of universal gun registration that did not follow with gun confiscation within ten years.

German Jews registered their guns as loyal German Citizens. That worked real well for the Jews. They were rounded up and like cattle and murdered. They had nothing to defend themselves with.

A tyrannical central government fears a free and armed citizen. A tyrannical central government knows an armed and honest man is a citizen and this same man or woman without arms is a subject. GUN REGISTRATION IS THE PRELUDE TO CONFISCATION

33 posted on 06/15/2014 2:51:20 PM PDT by cpdiii
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To: forty_years

The obvious effect? More deaths during more home invasions centered on obtaining registered guns of law abiding suckers.


34 posted on 06/15/2014 3:12:34 PM PDT by billhilly (Its OK, the left hated Bush.)
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To: forty_years

Isn’t about time this old horse thief Harry Reid was introduced to a tree, rope, and some assembly required? If it works with him, I can think of a whole group of Congress critters and Senators to test.


35 posted on 06/15/2014 3:33:14 PM PDT by MasterGunner01
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To: forty_years

And here comes the Gun Rush of 2014!


36 posted on 06/15/2014 4:29:31 PM PDT by Red in Blue PA (When Injustice becomes Law, Resistance Becomes Duty.-Thomas Jefferson)
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To: Travis McGee

Never trust any politician ho will not trust you with guns.


37 posted on 06/15/2014 4:31:04 PM PDT by Red in Blue PA (When Injustice becomes Law, Resistance Becomes Duty.-Thomas Jefferson)
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To: Jack Hydrazine

i would prefer immediate execution for proposing such legislation. right on the spot by the sergeant-at-arms.


38 posted on 06/15/2014 5:07:54 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: forty_years

ESAD, Harry.


39 posted on 06/16/2014 2:15:34 PM PDT by jimt (Fear is the darkroom where negatives are developed.)
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To: forty_years
Has the NRA given Reid the "F" rating yet? Hello NRA?

Oh, and revoke his life membership while they're visiting his rating.

40 posted on 06/16/2014 2:44:50 PM PDT by MaxMax (Pay Attention and you'll be pissed off too! FIRE BOEHNER, NOW!)
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