Skip to comments.Senators near a deal on background checks for most private gun sales
Posted on 02/24/2013 4:24:50 PM PST by ConservativeInPA
A bipartisan group of senators is on the verge of a deal that would expand background checks to all private firearms sales with limited exemptions, but significant disagreements remain on the issue of keeping records of private gun sales, according to aides familiar with the talks.
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I'm with you. It's none of their frigging business, andthey can all high dive to hell. I put more value on my liberty and privacy than I have respect, or even loyalty to my present squalid, corrupt, self-serving, rapacious, vulgar government. I'm developing an intense, visceral hatred for those bastards. I've lived my entire life obeying the law, and I've never robbed, raped or harmed a living soul, yet I'm feeling more and more like an outlaw in this land where I was born. I'm feeling more and more like the people Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn described as "rabbits," waiting for the NKVD "blue-caps" to come in the night. I don't want to live with a leftist "boot on my neck."
Good luck getting that pig to fly through the House.
I simply won’t comply....period.
There are plenty of folks who will not comply as well.
I'm thinking that it has been watered down precisely for that reason.
Some arm twisting, POTUS phone calls to "moderate" republicans, bribes, extortion, etc, and it will probably breeze right through.
Then they can publicly congratulate themselves for passing "reasonable" measures, blah, blah, blah...
interesting links, thanks.
With the exception of Chuck-E-Cheese Schumer's statement, and Coburn's I dont negotiate through the press, attributable quotes seem to be few and far between. Also, "while a Flake spokeswoman said Saturday that he is still reviewing the proposal" doesn't sound like a ringing endorsement. Meanwhile, over on the House side, "Goodlatte added that any discussion of new gun laws should come only if the Obama administration steps up enforcement of current laws" doesn't sound like they're quite "near a deal", either. Wishful inside-the-beltway thinking by the WaPo?
Good luck enforcing it. Every gun I sell will magically be sold before the date the law goes into effect and the same with any guns I buy privately.
The time is coming when Americans are going to have to stand up and remind these two bit public servants that this is OUR country and the Bill or Rights belong to us. These low lifes cannot take away our freedoms.
In all the states we definitely need to push for restoring Eminent Domain to its original purpose of allowing hospitals, libraries and schools. I understand the property in that town in Conn. that sparked the Supreme Court case has still not been developed, but the homeowners were forced out of their property. A number of businesses in DC were EDed and the site sat empty for years. Finally it looks like a Walmart will go into that space. Once of six Walmarts planned for a city of 630,000. Overkill??
Submit stories of successful self-defense with legally owned firearms. Take them from the news or just make them up. Fill up their inbox with them.
If I were to:
to my brother/son/nephew/brother-in law/father-in law/
or a feller who seemed like a nice guy that I met while out hunting...
Then who, besides me and them, would ever know about it?
And how would they know about it?
(Yea, I have done all of those things in the past
and I will continue to do so in the future.)
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So my Senator, Mark Kirk, is in on this. Unbelievable! But then, I knew he was a RINO when I voted for him instead of Alex Giannolous(sp?). And to think he was in the Naval Reserve and he does this crap.
On March 4th, I am attending the Lincoln Day dinner here outside of Chicago. The keynote speaker is Rand Paul with Kirk also speaking. Talk about two ends of the spectrum. This may turn out to be a very interesting night.
So how would have enhanced background checks and mandatory background checks on private sales prevented the Colorado or Sandy Hook shootings? All weapons used were obtained after background checks. Oh, wait....this has nothing to do with those gun crimes, but it is a part of the left-wings’s long-time, scarcely concealed agenda — to create a national database of gun owners so that trouble makers can be dealt with at their leisure.
I hope that the proposed laws in Texas prevent any further erosion of gun rights.
Just make sure the guy isn't an FBI sting...
Perhaps we can tell them the story of how Democrats used gun control laws to keep blacks in the South from protecting themselves when the KKK came by for a hangin.
Universal background checks followed by universal registration followed by confiscation.
The `broken window’ theory in practice. People will ignore it and respect for the rule of law generally will be further eroded, like our immigration laws and economic common sense in recent years.
Way to go critters. Another `F’ grade for Congress.