Skip to comments.Gun Control Quotes
Posted on 02/22/2003 6:22:02 PM PST by conservativefromGa
Funny and scary
ACLU: "The Union agrees with the Supreme Court's longstanding interpretation of the Second Amendment that the individual's right to keep and bear arms applies only to the preservation or efficiency of a 'well-regulated militia'. Except for lawful police and military purposes, the possession of weapons by individuals is not constitutionally protected." ACLU policy statement #47 (1986)
President William J. Clinton: "We can't be so fixated on our desire to preserve the rights of ordinary Americans to legitimately own handguns and rifles...that we are unable to think about reality." USA Today, March 11, 1993
REP. McCOLLUM: Colin Ferguson--
REP. SCHUMER: --in Stockton--
REP. McCOLLUM: --didn't use one of the ones that were banned.
REP. SCHUMER: Yes. He used a stock. We ban also more than 10 bullet stocks, so you can't shoot a whole lot of bullets.
Chucky Schumer NewsHour March 21, 1996
Rep. Charles Schumer: "Once Brady is signed into law, we will have to go back and get this sunset [phaseout of the delay] undone." Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, November 11, 1993
Senator Dianne Feinstein: "If I could have gotten 51 votes in the Senate of the United States for an out-right ban, picking up every one of them... 'Mr. and Mrs. America, turn 'em all in,' I would have done it. I could not do that. The votes weren't here." CBS-TV's "60 Minutes", February 5, 1995
Sam Donaldson: "My personal opinion is that guns kill people." ABC News Primetime Live, February 22, 1990
keep up the fight
"From my cold dead hands." -- Euro-American Scum Policy Statement #1
"I, William Jefferson Clinton, do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will faithfully execute the office of President of the United States, and I will to the best of my ability, preserve, protect, and defend the Constitution of the United States." January 20, 1993 [emphasis added]
Was he lying on 3/11/93 or on 1/20/93? Didn't take long, did it?
Oh, he was a lawyer, wasn't he? Only a lawyer would take to the best of my ability in the Presidential oath of office to be an escape clause.
It is a little known (and never mentioned by the left) fact that attempts by the KKK and others in the south after the civil war to disarm newly freed blacks was a primary motivation in the passage of the Fourteenth amendment, which forbids states from abridging rights guaranteed in the Constitution and demands "equal protection of the laws".....