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San Francisco, NRA reach agreement on handgun ban
modbee ^ | 12-28-05

Posted on 12/28/2005 6:32:47 PM PST by LouAvul

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The city of San Francisco reached agreement with the National Rifle Association on Wednesday to temporarily delay enforcing part of a voter-approved handgun ban.

Voters on Nov. 8 approved banning the sale and possession of handguns in the city. Residents still must get rid of their weapons by April 1. But the NRA and city agreed to delay from Jan. 1 to March 1 the deadline for banning the sale of handguns in the city.

In exchange for the postponement, the NRA agreed to abandon its bid for a temporary restraining order and instead have the issue litigated in the courts - a move that will ultimately resolve it more quickly. The NRA sought a restraining order the day after the measure was approved.

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TOPICS: Government
KEYWORDS: bang; banglist; nra; sf

1 posted on 12/28/2005 6:32:48 PM PST by LouAvul
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To: LouAvul
Gay sex kills way more SF residents than handguns ever will.

How about a law banning gay sex.

2 posted on 12/28/2005 6:34:14 PM PST by Rome2000 (Peace is not an option)
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To: LouAvul; NormsRevenge
Residents still must get rid of their weapons by April 1.

April Fools.

3 posted on 12/28/2005 6:35:09 PM PST by martin_fierro (< |:)~)
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To: LouAvul
I wouldn't live in a city that bans guns.

BTW, San Franfreako was named after a monk. How's that for "separation of church and state"
4 posted on 12/28/2005 6:35:39 PM PST by Vision (“We have now sunk to a depth at which the restatement of the obvious is the duty of intelligent men")
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To: LouAvul; Joe Brower

FYI..............PING


5 posted on 12/28/2005 6:38:57 PM PST by JulieRNR21 (Salus populi suprema lex. ~ The safety of the people is the highest law. ... Cicero)
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To: LouAvul


The very first time ever that the left cared about "the will of the people". Usually they're asking some court to overturn something voted in popular sovereignty.


6 posted on 12/28/2005 6:39:36 PM PST by Tzimisce
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To: Tzimisce

I'd live in Oakland.


7 posted on 12/28/2005 6:43:27 PM PST by Eric in the Ozarks
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To: LouAvul
But today you just swear that the man was shot dead by a gun that didn't make any noise.

But it wasn't the bullet that laid him to rest, (it) was the low spark of high-heeled boys.

High-heeled boys. Bwam-to-wham-tem. High-heeled boys. Bwam-to-wham-tem.

8 posted on 12/28/2005 6:56:11 PM PST by kcar (theUNsucks.com)
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To: LouAvul

Everyone will be so much safer when they turn over their guns and the gang members are still armed.


9 posted on 12/28/2005 7:01:57 PM PST by BinaryBoy
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To: martin_fierro

Can you imagine any sane person giving up their gun?


10 posted on 12/28/2005 7:10:14 PM PST by zook
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To: zook

"Can you imagine any sane person giving up their gun?"

No, that would be IN-sane.


11 posted on 12/28/2005 7:19:50 PM PST by Ursus arctos horribilis ("It is better to die on your feet than to live on your knees!" Emiliano Zapata 1879-1919)
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To: LouAvul

After the ban goes into effect, one can expect to see a dramatic rise in assaults, burglaries, and robberies. The libs response will not be to realize the ban has disarmed the populace, but they will instead demand the gun ban be widened.


12 posted on 12/28/2005 7:29:53 PM PST by 6SJ7
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To: 6SJ7

Gun's don't kill people, libs do


13 posted on 12/28/2005 7:46:12 PM PST by Barte45 (Conservative Christian @ Heart)
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To: Barte45

I think you're on to something.


14 posted on 12/28/2005 7:49:30 PM PST by Eric in the Ozarks
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To: Ursus arctos horribilis
No, that would be IN-sane.

Considering that disarming citizenry worldwide is one of the goals of the United Nations, could one say that it is UN-sane?

15 posted on 12/28/2005 8:01:25 PM PST by AnOldCowhand (The west is dead. You may lose a sweetheart, but you will never forget her - Charles Russell)
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To: LouAvul

ain't that like one of them, ex-post-facto laws?


16 posted on 12/28/2005 8:03:43 PM PST by packrat01 (Politics:Saying "Islam is a religion of peace" while seeking final destruction of Islamist Terrorism)
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To: Rome2000
How about a law banning gay sex.

What!? And preclude them from perpetuating their species?

Oh wait? Did I say that?

17 posted on 12/28/2005 8:34:34 PM PST by P8riot (When they come for your guns, give them the bullets first.)
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To: Eric in the Ozarks
"I'd live in Oakland."

If you live in Oakland, you REALLY need a gun!

18 posted on 12/28/2005 8:46:40 PM PST by albee ("Those that bite the hand that feeds them will lick the boot that kicks them!" - Eric Hoffer)
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To: LouAvul

After gun confiscation goes into effect, and murder rates triple, my bet is the SF city officials will blame it on guns being smuggled in from Fresno.


19 posted on 12/28/2005 8:49:48 PM PST by Nachoman (Fat chicks still dig me.)
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To: LouAvul

I predict SF is going to start finding more bodies dumped in parks, alleyways, etc. If someone in the city has to kill someone in self-defense with a handgun, he'd be nuts to call the cops.


20 posted on 12/28/2005 8:54:55 PM PST by LibWhacker
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To: LouAvul

Give up your guns on April Fools Day?

What a novel idea!!!!

Who in their right mind will obey this unlawful proclamation? Only idiots and people who are afraid they will become criminals. Because there was a signature on a piece of paper that says they are a new breed of criminal no different than the old breed of criminal.

From my cold dead hands...............


21 posted on 12/28/2005 8:56:58 PM PST by o_zarkman44
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To: LouAvul

Give up your guns on April Fools Day?

What a novel idea!!!!

Who in their right mind will obey this unlawful proclamation? Only idiots and people who are afraid they will become criminals. Because there was a signature on a piece of paper that says they are a new breed of criminal no different than the old breed of criminal.

From my cold dead hands...............


22 posted on 12/28/2005 8:57:58 PM PST by o_zarkman44
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To: Vision

Hah hah hah, we should send a note to the ACLU and encourage them to have all such cities renamed. It would be a hoot to watch them try it.


23 posted on 12/28/2005 8:59:12 PM PST by DoughtyOne (MSM: Public support for war waining. 403/3 House vote against pullout vaporizes another lie.)
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To: o_zarkman44
Politicians that would take away your right to defend yourself from violent criminals are as dangerous as the criminals
24 posted on 12/28/2005 9:07:38 PM PST by paul51 (11 September 2001 - Never forget)
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To: paul51

politicians are the criminals and they will be sure to have the guns to protect themselves from citizens arrest.


25 posted on 12/28/2005 9:29:06 PM PST by o_zarkman44
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To: albee

Agree. I have plenty so I wouldn't be afraid. Plus, its closer to Trader Vic's.


26 posted on 12/28/2005 9:52:36 PM PST by Eric in the Ozarks
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To: 6SJ7
After the ban goes into effect, one can expect to see a dramatic rise in assaults, burglaries, and robberies. The libs response will not be to realize the ban has disarmed the populace, but they will instead demand the gun ban be widened.

The ban will NEVER go into effect.

In California, all gun laws are reserved to the state. The city has no power to curtail (or, for that matter, encourage) the use of handguns.

This is the basis of the NRA suit. Thus, the city of San Francisco has agreed to have its illegal ordinance adjudicated in court before attempting to enforce it.

27 posted on 12/28/2005 9:58:48 PM PST by okie01 (The Mainstream Media: IGNORANCE ON PARADE)
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To: Vision
San Franfreako was named after a monk

Si, senor! El Ciudad de San Francisco de Assisi.

I used to love pointing that out to the frothing freaks on the wrong (west) side of the Bay, when they would jump on me for calling it "The City".

Just using the first two words, rather than the third & fourth words. If one is wrong, then so is the other. :)

BTW, it is the only CITY where I ever actually fired a gun other than at a range. I shot a rat in the back 'yard' that was trying to chew its way into flat I was renting. I've seen smaller possums.

28 posted on 12/28/2005 10:23:48 PM PST by ApplegateRanch (Islam: a Satanically Transmitted Disease, spread by unprotected intimate contact with the Koranus.)
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To: LouAvul
Note to all you folks in San Fran. I will store your handguns in a safe place (Virginia) for a nominal monthly fee, and will test fire them for you as well. They will be safe from the gun grabbers until such a time as you get rid of this stupid law and the politicians that enact them.
29 posted on 12/29/2005 8:07:03 AM PST by P8riot (When they come for your guns, give them the bullets first.)
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30 posted on 12/29/2005 10:24:07 AM PST by Joe Brower (The Constitution defines Conservatism. *NRA*)
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To: LouAvul

31 posted on 12/29/2005 10:34:56 AM PST by glock rocks ("God's gift to you is life itself. What you do with it is your gift to God." - Leo Buscaglia)
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To: LouAvul

God be with all the law abiding gun owners. History repeats itself repeats itself...
32 posted on 12/29/2005 10:46:55 AM PST by hookman
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To: zook
"Can you imagine any sane person giving up their gun?"

Sure. The piece-of-crap he or she kept for that purpose, only, of course. Nothing safe to shoot.
33 posted on 12/29/2005 10:50:33 AM PST by Old Student (WRM, MSgt, USAF(Ret.))
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To: Joe Brower
An Armed Citizen, Is A Safe Citizen!

The Second Amendment...
America's Only Homeland Security!

Be Ever Vigilant!

34 posted on 12/29/2005 10:58:56 AM PST by blackie (Be Well~Be Armed~Be Safe~Molon Labe!)
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To: Joe Brower

"Go buy your piece down the road in Daly City" BTTT


35 posted on 12/29/2005 11:22:33 AM PST by hattend (There are two theories to arguing with women. Neither one works.)
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To: LouAvul

Woo-Hoo!


36 posted on 12/29/2005 11:51:45 AM PST by pabianice
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To: hattend
I remember well taking Hwy 1 from SF's Mission district (23rd & Guerrero back in 1990) down thru Daly City on my way to visit friends in Santa Cruz.

It never failed to be an awesomely scenic drive.

37 posted on 12/29/2005 1:31:07 PM PST by Joe Brower (The Constitution defines Conservatism. *NRA*)
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To: Old Student

If anyone asked me where my gun was and why I didn't turn it in, I'd just say it was stolen, my nephew from Florida borrowed, etc. I bought and kept my first handgun while living in Chicago, a city that also bans them.


38 posted on 12/29/2005 2:01:38 PM PST by zook
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To: LouAvul

Why did they bother? State level preemption renders it useless anyway.


39 posted on 12/29/2005 2:42:27 PM PST by cruiserman
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To: zook
"a city that also bans them."

I left California over 30 years ago because I saw crud like this coming. I now live in Oklahoma, where it shouldn't happen any time soon.
40 posted on 12/29/2005 3:29:29 PM PST by Old Student (WRM, MSgt, USAF(Ret.))
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To: LouAvul

Enough time for gun-owners to move out?


41 posted on 12/29/2005 3:35:55 PM PST by pankot
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To: P8riot

LOL. You're a good American!


42 posted on 12/29/2005 3:41:45 PM PST by stevio (Red-Blooded American Male (NRA))
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To: Eric in the Ozarks
I'd live in Oakland.

You'd be darned grateful to have that gun, if you lived in Oakland.

43 posted on 12/29/2005 4:01:40 PM PST by kstewskis ("Go to your room!"....Dan Rowan to Dick Martin)
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To: Rome2000
Gay sex kills way more SF residents than handguns ever will.

So many thoughts come to mind! ;^)

44 posted on 12/29/2005 4:06:29 PM PST by airborne (If being a Christian was a crime, would there be enough evidence to convict you?)
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To: LouAvul

Lo, how one of the most beautiful cities in the US has fallen. Should disaster befall this city, they can stew in their own juices as far as I'm concerned. The Big One is coming folks, and when the mob runs rampant through the streets of SF...don't call me.


45 posted on 12/29/2005 4:11:49 PM PST by Conservative4Ever (Happy 2006 everyone)
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To: Conservative4Ever
Lo, how one of the most beautiful cities in the US has fallen.

So true. Liberals are an intolerant lot. It's always "My way, or the highway" with them. As such, their cult requires an ass-kicking from time to time.

"From each, according to their means," is their communitarian creed backed by badges, bullets, and pension plans.

Banning handguns (nothing more that a sophisticated version of the axe, kitchen knife, frozen leg of lamb, or hammer) is simply an act to ban behavior(violence).

Conservatives should oppose such bans, as behaviors are ultimately unbannable. What's next: banning smiles, frowns, obstinance, abstinance, insubordination?

With intolerant liberals, all are possible. A free society would simply laugh at these sick f**ks. A not-so-free society must take them to court. And, you know you're screwed when they win.

46 posted on 12/29/2005 9:48:35 PM PST by budwiesest (What 's the matter, banjo out of tune?)
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To: Nachoman
After gun confiscation goes into effect, and murder rates triple, my bet is the SF city officials will blame it on guns being smuggled in from Fresno.

Nope.

Canada.

47 posted on 12/30/2005 4:41:27 AM PST by ninenot (Minister of Membership, Tomas Torquemada Gentlemen's Club)
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To: martin_fierro; LouAvul

48 posted on 12/30/2005 6:45:43 AM PST by rhema ("Break the conventions, keep the commandments." -- G. K. Chesterton)
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To: LouAvul
It will be entertaining to watch this sick farce play itself out. I live about 40 miles south of San Fransicko near San Jose. There are more guns in my town than there are cars. Still, even in San Fran there are maybe 20,000 legally bought and held pistols and revolvers, including the ones owned by current and retired law enforcement personnel. The police are not exempt from this stupid ordinance, but I bet by the time April 1 rolls around, they will be.

I have no trust in the California court system to "do the right and Constitutional thing" in this case. They (including the California SC) have already demonstrated that there is no such thing as a "a bad gun prohibition law." The rotten commie-infested 9th Circuit has ruled that the US Constitution does not protect an individual right to keep and bear firearms. The Cal SC upheld the West Hollywood "Saturday Night Special ban, more or less overturning the state's pre-emption status for guns.

I cannot imagine a San Francisco District court not finding a way to uphold this ban. The confiscation may be another matter, however.

49 posted on 01/03/2006 12:29:51 PM PST by 45Auto (Big holes are (almost) always better.)
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To: LouAvul

50 posted on 01/03/2006 12:34:24 PM PST by TChris ("Unless you act, you're going to lose your world." - Mark Steyn)
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