Skip to comments.Gabby Giffords' husband (Mark Kelly) buys AR-15
Posted on 03/09/2013 4:34:25 PM PST by pacificpundit
Mark E. Kelly, gun-control proponent and husband to former Congresswoman Gabby Giffords, recently purchased an AR-15 (an "assault weapon," he called it)which he now says he intended as an illustration of the need for more stringent gun laws.
Kelly reportedly bought the AR-15 and a 1911-style semi-automatic pistol at Diamondback Police Supply in Tucson, Arizona.
Various sources contacted Breitbart News once Kelly made the purchase, and after we began investigating the details surrounding the purchase, Kelly announced on his Facebook that he was not going to keep the AR-15, which he has yet to pick up from the store.
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Any ‘man’ who exploits his nearly braindead wife for a political agenda that he flaunts when no one is supposedly looking is no man. He is a snake.
But but but, aren’t all these “assault weapons” a new phenomenon that made this new age of mass shootings possible? How can a 102 yr old gun be part of that? /s
I wonder if this idiot realizes that if he'd try that in other states, he'd have to wait 30 days or so to buy a second one.
In California, we had to wait 30 days....
Maybe he already had the shotgun.
What a jackass
Aw, now don’t knock all gun owning gungrabbers as hypocrites.
Sen. Jay Rockefeller D-WV went out & bought himself an AR-15 AFTER he voted for the 1994 AWB. Busted, he declared himself different from other citizens being he is a U.S. senator.
Sen. Dianne Feinstein D-CA is a walking sewer of a hypocrite after BOASTING of her carrying concealed because of all those rightwing nuts out there.
I have known liberals, one a retired colonel, who asserted that they will surrender THEIR guns only after all those aforementioned rightwingers are disarmed first.
Make no mistake, this is war. Civil war has begun.
That slab-sided thing is now officially an "antique", and is no longer subject to whatever whim Congress has.
Those that own one should be thankful for that.
Just last week I did some shooting with both of those. Well, the AR-15 was the semi-auto version of the M4. I am ashamed to admit that it was the first time I had shot a 1911 in 45 ACP. Oh my gosh oh my gosh oh my gosh, it was su-weet! So little recoil for so much power and it was ACCURATE.
I gotta get one.
The left machine at work. Even if they get nothing passed they have brought the issue to the front.
Same as the queer laws and everything else that breaks down a moral people. Just keep hammering until all knowing, all seeing US government rules supreme. Then you will be happy.
To wear that uniform he had to swear an oath to uphold the Constitution and defend it. Now that he is attacking our Constitution, what does that make him? Yeah, that makes him a treasonous traitor.
If that was true he would have bought it from a private seller at a gunshow, not from a Police Supply Store ("where the gangbangers shop").
He saw it on sale, had a man moment: "shiny".
“I don’t have possession of it yet but I’ll be turning it over to the Tucson PD when I do. “
He can give it to me if he really doesn’t want it.
I hadn’t thought of that. The PTB aren’t going to go along with that are they?
I fail to see what he intends to prove.
...3) bed-wetting, afraid-of-his-shadow, hypocritical pussy.
Got caught and came up with a thin story to cover it. Typical libs. They don’t want to live by the rules they promote; they just want you to live by them.
He is proving that liberals should be on the “do not sell” list for firearms.
He’s saying that since there is no scum lower or more immoral than a hypocrite liberal, this proves that any bad guy can buy a gun.
They are already in the process of banning cars, which kill more people than hammers AND bullets.
Possibly he believes as a democrat he’s not mentally stable and shouldn’t have been sold any weapon. He’s probably saying our background checks are insufficient for not asking if he was a democrat.
Is he a felon? No. Is he lawfully banned from buying a firarm? No.
This is like a 21 yr old exposing how easy it is to buy alcohol.
Back when 911 happened, & the controversy over arming pilots, I was talking to someone who had been in the airline industry. He was talking about a pilot he knew & going off on a rant on how this guy should never be allowed to carry a gun in the plane. Unfortunately, I was polite & didn’t ask what the H*LL a guy like that was doing in charge of hundreds of passengers & a multi-million dollar aircraft. These folks just don’t think.
which he now says he intended as an illustration of the need for more stringent gun laws
Mark Kelly - Look at me! I'm important.
So hes saying that astronauts should be prohibited from buying firearms because theyre unstable?
Probably not, but that would be my defense.
Nice unstable astronaut reference.
Strangely, everything I ever own I will have always owned. I’m a pre-ban man!
Come on ease up on the guy. He’s just doing his job. After obama changed NASAs mission from space to Muslim outreach, Space Cadet Mark was preparing for his jihad.
“What her husband is doing to her now, dragging her around as a spokespuppet for his political ambitions is an abomination.”
They have a routine (I’ve seen it 3 times):
He talks for a while
She says “Fight, Fight, Fight”
He talks again
Amen! Kelly makes me sick......
Isn’t he looking to step into John McCain’s shoes?
Space Cadet Mark was actually looking for a Uranium PU-36 Explosive Space Mosulatorrrrr, but he couldn’t resist a 1911 and a cool AR.
Maybe that Colorado congress critter called him and told him that since he is in the military he could be suffering PTSD.
Seems to me that the Magnificent Mr. Kelly is making a straw purchase on behalf of TPD.
****I don’t have possession of it yet but I’ll be turning it over to the Tucson PD when I do.****
This reminds me of an incident many years ago when a TV national news outlet went to a gun show and sent in a “ringer” to buy as many guns as he could on money the MSM had given him.
They then filmed the newsman with them, several new pistols including a brand new Beretta pistol, to show how “easy” it was to get guns.
Then the newsman turned to the camera and smugly said....”These guns will be turned over to the police where they will be destroyed!”
I wanted to puke.
For some reason the wedding picture reminds me of Beauty and the Beast.
Sounds more like he's a straw buyer
If he thinks he is unqualified to have an AR-15 then I guess the trust the Navy put in him to fly a combat aircraft loaded with bombs and missiles was misplaced. And if he can't trust himself with a firearm why on earth did NASA trust him with the space shuttle?
Maybe he bought it from a police-supply store so he could avoid the 15% excise tax on the firearms. He should have a letter from his police chief stating it is intended for duty purposes, which gets filed along with his 4473.
Or maybe he just showed his astronaut badge, and that was good enough for them. Or maybe he got an over-the-phone waiver from DOJ.
Hell, buy a couple plastic "blue guns", and you won't scare the crap out of people by sweeping them with a real weapon. Still a no-class move by our self-proclaimed "firearms safety advocates", but that just makes you a jerk, rather than a threat.
When Senator Cruz started asking LaPierre about the silly notion that adding a Pistol Grip to a regular Semi Auto Rifle changes how the Gun operates, Kelly got up and left.
Apparently the Truth hurts, not to mention the fact that his Wife was shot with the CHAMBERED ROUND in the Glock, not the seventh, tenth or twentieth Round in the Magazine.
The first Round was the only one that injured his Wife and it sure as hell didn't come out of the business end of an Evil Black Semi Automatic (NOT Military Select Fire) AR-15. If someone in my Family, or a Friend, was hurt or killed when attacked by a CRIMINAL, I would want the CRIMINAL punished, whether they used a Gun, Knife, Baseball Bat, Pipe or a Chevy Suburban. Using Liberal Logic, if a guy kills someone using Karate, we should put their Karate Instructor on Trial alongside them.
Great photo - and solid documentation of the hypocrisy of liberal politicians. When they are trying to get elected those awful AK-47s aren’t so awful are they?
Didn’t he say he’d already had a background check? Then why is he surprised that he’s able to buy another weapon without another background check?
I assume Markie Mark realized from his wife’s experience that being an elected federal legislator is a real gravy deal.
Now he’s working on his liberal bona fides to get elected.
Just like Kerry, Hagel, etc he’s a “veteran” so any criticism from the right is just labeled hate speech.
The “one a month” rule only applies to Pistols purchased in CA. Long Guns are exempt, FOR NOW.
We still have that dandy 10 day waiting period though. Just bought myself a Ruger 10-22 Takedown. Counting the days until I can pick it up.
I’m sure if I had walked out of the Store with it WHEN I PAID FOR IT, I probably would have robbed a Bank or done something even worse.
Thinking back to the good old days when my Dad gave me a .22 Semi Auto Rifle (bought at Sears) and a .410 Single Shotgun when I was eight years old.
All these years later, and with all the guns I have owned during that time, I have yet to murder as many people as Ted Kennedy did in his Oldsmobile.