Im glad to see this did not pass. How about prosecuting the people that are already being flagged by the CURRENT background check system.. Thats right 80,000 people were denied guns and only 44 were prosecuted. Joe Biden was asked about this and he said "we do not have time to prosecute".
So tell me what are different background checks going to do???? We already deny thousands of people.. Oh thats right. Without this new "background check" they wont have a list of who owns what to give to the media so they can publish it in the paper and later confiscate the "scary" guns..
You start arresting law abiding citizens for possessing a firearm and you'll be amazed how fast they come up with the time, money and willpower to make you a felon ineligible to ever own, carry or be close to a gun again.
The latest cr@p is over the Temple, Tx cops who illegally harassed a father hiking with his son and confiscated his weapons with no charge of illegal activity or violation of the law. The Brown Shirts are back. One cop who called in to Glenn Beck's show argued the man should not have been carrying his AR-15 carbine slung in front of him at high port claiming this was a "threatening position". What? He has the legal right to walk down this rural dirt road with his hand on the pistol grip if he wants to but these Nazis are now trying to dictate where and how you can "bear" your arms. He was legally "bearing" his arms in accordance with the Constitution. The only way he could be found in violation is if he was pointing his weapon at a person. You can walk around outdoors with your weapon at the ready if you darned well feel like it but now they're trying to say it must be slung only over your shoulder until the moment you're ready to fire. He was walking in feral hog country (such as seen on "American Hoggers") where mean, vicious hogs can dart out of close cover and attack you at a moment's notice. Hogs aren't polite and don't wait for you to bring your weapon into battery at them. I would not even engage in conversation about what is an acceptable carry position and what is not because you can only lose.
Keep the fire inside the fireplace.
the left can never get it straight.....
Let's give nukes a chance.
Obama just about had a temper tantrum that this did NOT pass.
He has anger issues, and needs emotional counseling.
He should NOT ever possess a gun..... !
He does not see this as an infringement on our basic rights. He does NOT get what he is doing is wrong/unconstitutional.
Those who dance, appear insane to those who do not hear the music.
Those who believe, appear ignorant to those who do not know God.
Originally Posted by cehs
I love seeing that poor SOB crying foul when he doesn't get his way. I think harping on about the dead children and Giffords backfired. How about a civil debate instead of using dead children, and victims as a prop.
We shall never prevent the abuse of power if we are not
prepared to limit power in a way which occasionally may
prevent its use for desirable purposes.