Skip to comments.Trump affirms backing gun ban for those on terror watch list
Posted on 06/18/2016 8:56:11 PM PDT by ConservativeTeen
Donald Trump reaffirmed his stance on restricting individuals on the terror watch list from being able to purchase firearms, despite Republican objections.
"We have to make sure that people that are terrorists or have even an inclination toward terrorism cannot buy weapons, guns," Trump told ABC's White House Correspondent Jonathan Karl in an interview that will air Sunday on "This Week."
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Trump needs to read our Bill of Rights. Restricting purchases based on some watch list runs afoul of due process and of the right to keep and bear arms.
Who gets to define what a terrorist is? The liberals would say any NRA member. Donald I know it sounds good on the surface but from a practical standpoint it will not work and the liberals would take full advantage of it.
instead of King George trying to deny his colonists’ rights to keep and bear arms, better to simply repatriate/deport the Obama Moslem invaders back to their “own” countries
It grows very tiring to keep seeing Americans’ liberties always being taken away, denied, repealed, cancelled, abrogated
That's a Demmie/Rino thing.
He said he wants to stop people on the list from purchasing a gun. That is unconstitutional, and I would hope conservatives will be vocal in their opposition to such a position.
I would just ban anyone with a name like omar, Hussein, barack, Muhammad, ali, etc.
I don’t like this. How does one get on and off the list?? Bad guys are gonna get the guns one way or another.
No problem IF the list is transparent, appealable, and with clarity on why someone on it. Terrorism, not politics.
Do you deny what he said?
There is no due process with the “terror” watch list, when they put aliases of terrorists and every permutation of a suspected terrorist on the list, and the innocent people with those names can’t figure out how to get off.
And there are public officials like Air Marshalls and a congressman who got off only to be put back on by some other process.
I agree. If some kind of law similar to this would pass then the fedthugs could simply put everyone on the terror watch list.
Exactly. This is not a good idea.
I noticed that too. There are a few sticking their heads up again for the Hillary campaign.
Does the fact that I voted for Cruz change what Trump said in response to the question of preventing people on the terror watch list from purchasing a gun?
No, no no...
Yes, this is how the Dems operate.
One worries that they just might be inclined to label a political opponent a "terrorist", just to get him or her on the list.
We should all know not to trust the Dems with such an extra-Constitutional power.
This isn’t about Trump, it’s about the second amendment. If the watch list was made up of credible terror threats, it might make sense. But the FBI considers people that even talk about the constitution possible terrorists.
Wasn’t Mateen on the “terror watch list” but they recently had taken him off? Sounds like the watch list bull**** doesn’t work either. Just another goofy liberal idea.
This thread ought to be fun. The one the other day was a hoot! All the denial. :)
“Hillary would make a great S.O.S.” and “everything is negotiable”....Donald J. Trump.
Even our Constitutional Rights.
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