Skip to comments.President Trump: Confiscate Guns Now, Worry About Due Process Later
Posted on 02/28/2018 3:59:56 PM PST by Simon Green
President Trump on Wednesday voiced support for confiscating guns from certain individuals deemed to be dangerous, even if it violates due process rights, thehill.com reports. I like taking the guns early, like in this crazy mans case that just took place in Florida to go to court would have taken a long time, Trump said at a meeting with lawmakers on school safety and gun violence. Take the guns first, go through due process second,' This he said despite . . .
Vice President Pences caution on gun confiscation.
Trump was responding to comments from Vice President Pence that families and local law enforcement should have more tools to report potentially dangerous individuals with weapons.
Allow due process so no ones rights are trampled, but the ability to go to court, obtain an order and then collect not only the firearms but any weapons, Pence said.
Or, Mike, take the firearms first, and then go to court, Trump responded.
Here are some more choice Presidential quotes from the firearms chin-wag:
Dont worry about adding in the bump stock ban, Ill do that myself fortunately we are able to handle that without going through Congress.
The background chekcs are so important .people are afraid to do background checks because theyre afraid of .somebody. .I dont care whos endorsing you, youre going to be MORE popular if you do it.
It takes so long going to court to get due process I like taking the guns early so I like what youre saying, but take the guns first, go through due process second
Some people dont like the word comprehensive .I like the word comprehensive. Id rather have a comprehensive bill. Can you merge yours into this bill or would you rather have a Fix NICS bill?
It would be really nice to create something thats beautiful, that works.
What surprises me is that nothing has been done for so many years
I dont understand why this hasnt happened for the last 20 years
..there is so much commonality between Republicans and Democrats.
its just a faint trump plays long ball
Feint or not, this sort of crap is why the government is (in theory) divided against itself.
Nothing will happen.
Our system is signed for deliberation not for getting things done quickly.
Thanks to the genius of the Founders.
Hes looking to make a deal by putting your 2nd, 4th and 5th amendment rights on the bargaining table.
We need to fight back against this stupidity with all our energy.
and just how would DJT expect to confiscate 400,000,000 firearms (approximate number) ... ?
is he going to do it himself, or is just just gonna issue some sort of order so that thousands of “agents” or officers get shot?
And I just wonder if we can post this a few more times. And for the record I don’t believe Trump is for confiscation of guns at all.
Not a good idea.
Reserving opinion on this until Trump has time to play his hand. He is good at throwing bait out and getting the RATS to take it. Recall his strategy with the Dems and DACA....it was very effective.
Let’s see what these “bipartisan” groups come up with in terms of a baseline bill....
“Shall not be infringed”, Donny Boy.
Bait and switch he is not going to do any of that
I think Trump is trying to get the kids and the anti-gun groups out of the news cycle. I don’t support what he’s doing, and I could be wrong. I’m pissed that no one in Washington or in the media are talking about the excellent job Sundance did in exposing all of this six years ago.
An order of protection allows LEOs to take your guns
I think he was talking about this kid’s behavior that caused all those police visits but no criminal charges for any of the complaints.
Which in turn failed to have anything turn up on his background ck.
That is the context I heard.
And this is already the case. Say you legally own a gun. One day you go off your nut, call the police and say you are losing your mind. The people you live with agree and give the cops details that you are about to lose it. You are on psycho pills, and have been taken into protective custody. Your housemates say you held a gun to their heads.
The cops in almost every state have the legal ability right then to take his guns and take him into protective custody. Then AFTERWARDS, a court proceeding must begin.
This is nothing new.
That’s all well and good, but making the left’s argument for them before later arguing against yourself is perplexing at best, self-destructive at worst.
When the last illegal alien is removed from the country come and talk to me about guns.
This is Trump’s “read my lips...” moment.
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