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What Does a Second Obama Term Mean for Gun Owners?
Townhall.com ^ | November 6, 2012 | Katie Pavlich

Posted on 11/06/2012 4:02:25 AM PST by Kaslin

During the second presidential debate of 2012, President Barack Obama said, “What I’m trying to do is get a broader conversation about how we reduce the violence generally. Part of it, is seeing if we can get an assault weapons ban reintroduced.”

You can bet he meant what he said. Obama has a long history of holding anti-Second Amendment views, despite portraying himself as pro-hunter and reasonable about gun control. A second term spells trouble for law-abiding citizens wanting to exercise their right to keep and bear arms: Obama is strongly opposed to concealed carry, has supported gun owner licensing and gun registration and voted to ban semi-automatic rifles, handguns and ammunition during his time in the Illinois State Senate. He even voted for the criminal prosecution of those who use a firearm in self-defense.

“I don’t believe that people should be able to own guns,” Obama told author and economist John Lott, according to an interview Lott did on the Michael Medved Show in 2008.

The effects of a second Obama term will reach far beyond the next four years and will have grave consequences for gun owners. If re-elected, Obama will have as many as three opportunities to place more anti-Second Amendment judges on the Supreme Court… for life. During his first term, he appointed Elena Kagan and Sonia Sotomayor, both of whom, as you might expect, have staunch anti-Second Amendment records.

First Lady Michelle Obama understands the power her husband holds should he receive another four years.

“We’re going to make a choice that will impact our lives for decades to come… let’s not forget what it meant when my husband appointed those two brilliant Supreme Court justices… let’s not forget the impact that their decisions will have on our lives for decades to come,” she said during a February 2012 campaign event in Beverly Hills, California.

With the possibility of an Obama re-election and tipping of the Supreme Court in favor of anti-Second Amendment legislation, crucial decisions like Heller and McDonald will be seriously threatened with being overturned. Remember, these cases were both decided with a majority of only 5-4 in favor of upholding the Second Amendment rights of Americans.

But Obama’s anti-Second Amendment agenda won’t stop at the Supreme Court. He’ll have the opportunity to flood the federal courts by filling over half of all federal judgeships with anti-gun fanatics who will rule in favor of Obama’s anti-gun ideology. This will then allow anti-gun interest groups to flood the court system with lawsuits to infringe upon rights of law abiding gun owners.

In Obama’s first term, we’ve already seen more gun regulations and registration requirements in Southwest border states, requiring gun dealers to report the sale of any law abiding citizen purchasing more than one semi-automatic rifle at a time. This new regulation was implemented through the Department of Justice headed by anti-gun zealot Eric Holder, whose minions ran the lethal Fast and Furious operation and still blame law abiding gun dealers for the violence that resulted from the program in Mexico and the United States. In the 1995, Holder suggested we “brainwash people” against guns and his current Assistant Attorney General Lanny Breuer supports the registration of all firearms.

“I’ll also ask the school board to make a part of every day some kind of anti-violence, anti-gun message,” then U.S. Attorney for Washington D.C. Holder said in 1995. “We need to do this every day of the week and just really brainwash people into thinking about guns in a vastly different way.”

On top of having a friend in Holder, Obama has loyalists positioned across the country actively interested in taking away the Second Amendment rights of Americans. New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg endorsed President Obama last week citing climate change, but the two also have an anti-gun ideology in common. Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel adds more danger to a second Obama term and all three will work together to severely restrict the types of firearms citizens can buy. We’ve already seen the Obama administration block the importation of M1 Garand rifles into the United States and a second term only opens the door for the ban of the majority of imported firearms, including guns popular with hunters, sport shooters and collectors.

Finally, we can classify the first four years of the Obama administration as an imperial presidency. Scandal after scandal, including Fast and Furious, it is clear President Obama and his cronies believe they are above the law. In 2011, President Obama ignored a provision in the 2012 omnibus spending bill banning him from using taxpayer money to advocate for more gun control. Regulation is how Obama gets things done and a second term will allow him to achieve his gun control dream of infringing upon Americans’ Second Amendment rights. In an election in which voters are understandably focused on economic issues, it's important to remember the underhanded methods at the president's executive disposal. Based on his record, it is likely he will choose to implement those methods in a second term.


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Editorial; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2012; 2012election; banglist; barackobama; bhofascism; corruption; democrats; donttreadonme; election2012; elections; govtabuse; guncontrol; molonlabe; nobama; nobama2012; obama; secondamendment; tyranny; waronliberty; youwillnotdisarmus

1 posted on 11/06/2012 4:02:34 AM PST by Kaslin
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To: Kaslin

“I don’t believe that people should be able to own guns,” Obama told author and economist John Lott, according to an interview Lott did on the Michael Medved Show in 2008.

WOW!!!!

Surprised he didn’t say ‘folks’. That right there shows how much he supports the Constitution. Maybe his ‘folks’ in the Muslim Brotherhood - Nation of Islam will get a waiver, so that they can monitor the polls as official Gubmint goons.


2 posted on 11/06/2012 4:16:55 AM PST by sodpoodle (Life is prickly - carry tweezers.)
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To: Kaslin

Obama will send people to take your guns. He does not care about all the deaths that will cause.


3 posted on 11/06/2012 4:20:00 AM PST by bmwcyle (45% to 47% of American voters are stupid)
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To: Kaslin

Why worry about something that won’t happen...


4 posted on 11/06/2012 4:21:12 AM PST by nevergore ("It could be that the purpose of my life is simply to serve as a warning to others.")
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To: Kaslin

A second term for that pos means I buy the AR I want to get sooner rather than later - while I still can. Even if I have to go a little into debt to get it. I don’t trust him and his EO pen one bit.


5 posted on 11/06/2012 4:23:11 AM PST by ThunderSleeps (Stop obama now! Stop the hussein - insane agenda!)
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To: Kaslin

Howcum the Republicans didn’t harp on the judicial appointment nightmare likely during a second Obama term?

Too late now, folks.


6 posted on 11/06/2012 4:24:42 AM PST by elcid1970 ("The Second Amendment is more important than Islam.")
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To: Kaslin

SCOTUS appointments, backdoor regulations.


7 posted on 11/06/2012 4:34:00 AM PST by umgud (No Rats, No Rino's)
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To: Kaslin

Vote for Romney and remove the threat!

No point in explaining how you’re all set to protect your fortress from the enemy.


8 posted on 11/06/2012 4:38:33 AM PST by G Larry (Which of Obama's policies do you think I'd support if he were white?)
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To: Kaslin

Use them or lose them.


9 posted on 11/06/2012 4:41:15 AM PST by Hardraade (http://junipersec.wordpress.com (I will fear no muslim))
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To: bmwcyle

Obama will send people to take your guns, and they will tell Buckwheat to stick his orders where the sun don’t shine.


10 posted on 11/06/2012 4:44:06 AM PST by sergeantdave (The FBI has declared war on the Marine Corps)
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To: Kaslin

“The right to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed”

Well? It clearly does not say “the right to keep and bear ammunition shall not be infringed.

What does that mean? It means that you can legally keep your gun but by Obama’s gun grabber rules the ammunition is not mentioned. Guess what? I believe you can figure that one out right along with thousands of lawyers on the liberal side...including the Supreme Court liberals.

Speaking of the swarms of lawyers and their buddies on the Supreme Court, a full legal civil attack on the American gun manufactures just might be in order too.

They will never give up disarming us for the simple fact that they have to in order to impose their Marxist rule on us.


11 posted on 11/06/2012 4:47:59 AM PST by DH (Once the tainted finger of government touches anything the rot begins)
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To: sergeantdave

I will stand and say no.


12 posted on 11/06/2012 4:50:43 AM PST by bmwcyle (45% to 47% of American voters are stupid)
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To: ThunderSleeps

If your state still allows private sales through newspaper ads or whatever then I strongly suggest you get one immediately.

Always pay cash for any gun related item to include scopes, ammo, slings, whatever. NEVER use a credit card.

If this POS is re-elected he will launch an attack to ban all private sales first. Then he will move on to ammo restrictions.

In many states you can still go online and buy damn near anything you want without restrictions or filling out the transfer form #4473. Check out this site: http://www.wantaddigest.com/view/forsale.asp?eclass=Guns and Ammo

Get ‘em while you can FRiends.


13 posted on 11/06/2012 4:51:07 AM PST by panaxanax
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To: Kaslin

My local Walmart was almost out of all ammo last week-end


14 posted on 11/06/2012 5:04:28 AM PST by DownInFlames (NNs)
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To: Kaslin; marktwain; Joe Brower

15 posted on 11/06/2012 5:10:25 AM PST by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: panaxanax

Good tips.


16 posted on 11/06/2012 5:43:11 AM PST by tbw2
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To: Kaslin

More tragic boating accidents.


17 posted on 11/06/2012 5:45:52 AM PST by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: panaxanax

Buy some throw-aways if you’re really worried.
If the confiscators come, they won’t be satisfied with nothing.

Give them your throw-aways, keep the good ones,
then organize later.


18 posted on 11/06/2012 5:47:30 AM PST by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: Kaslin

A second hussein term means we are going to have to use them or lose them.


19 posted on 11/06/2012 5:50:51 AM PST by crosshairs (America: Once the land of the free. Still the home of the brave.)
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To: Kaslin
What Does a Second Obama Term Mean for Gun Owners?

That they'll be more likely to have to use them.

20 posted on 11/06/2012 5:59:19 AM PST by tx_eggman (Liberalism is only possible in that moment when a man chooses Barabas over Christ.)
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To: panaxanax

Bookmarked


21 posted on 11/06/2012 6:05:18 AM PST by EnigmaticAnomaly ("Voting for Obama is akin to the crew of the Titanic voting to back up and hit the iceberg again.")
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To: harpseal; TexasCowboy; nunya bidness; AAABEST; Travis McGee; Squantos; wku man; SLB; ...
Click the Gadsden flag for pro-gun resources!
22 posted on 11/06/2012 6:28:52 AM PST by Joe Brower (Sheep have three speeds: "graze", "stampede" and "cower".)
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To: harpseal; TexasCowboy; nunya bidness; AAABEST; Travis McGee; Squantos; wku man; SLB; ...
Click the Gadsden flag for pro-gun resources!
23 posted on 11/06/2012 6:29:51 AM PST by Joe Brower (Sheep have three speeds: "graze", "stampede" and "cower".)
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To: Joe Brower

I’m at my line in the sand already. This election goes badly for gun owners and it’ll be too late to save this Country.


24 posted on 11/06/2012 7:28:15 AM PST by Dead Corpse (I will not comply.)
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To: Dead Corpse
I’m at my line in the sand already.

I passed that point a little while ago. I truly expect to have to use them in at least self-defense in the near future.

One word .. any resistance to the "take over and occupation" will have to be organized.

25 posted on 11/06/2012 8:29:51 AM PST by clamper1797 (I mourn for the America I grew up in ..fought for ..and loved ..July 4 1776- June 28 2012)
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To: clamper1797
No. you haven't. Either that or we have a different idea about what passing that line constitutes.

As for "organization"...

Liberty and Preparedness Call tree

3%

Oath Keepers

Get active. Most of us are already ready already...

26 posted on 11/06/2012 8:50:54 AM PST by Dead Corpse (I will not comply.)
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To: Kaslin

The Kenyan won’t have a second term, so it’s a moot point.


27 posted on 11/06/2012 9:12:00 AM PST by july4thfreedomfoundation (Today is the day we fire Obama!)
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To: Dead Corpse

My first line constitued the point where I started truly preparing for the worst. That point was passed when FUBO was elected. I have another line (edging up to it now) where I become more “aggressive” about defending mine and my country. That would include joining one or more of the organizations you mentioned.


28 posted on 11/06/2012 10:23:04 AM PST by clamper1797 (I mourn for the America I grew up in ..fought for ..and loved ..July 4 1776- June 28 2012)
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To: Dead Corpse

As of two minutes ago I am now a member of Oath Keepers


29 posted on 11/06/2012 10:40:15 AM PST by clamper1797 (I mourn for the America I grew up in ..fought for ..and loved ..July 4 1776- June 28 2012)
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To: clamper1797
Plan A was getting active and changing things via what's left of The System.

Plan B is my own version of...


30 posted on 11/06/2012 10:43:16 AM PST by Dead Corpse (I will not comply.)
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To: Kaslin
A second term for Obama would mean that I would move up my purchase of a longer range rifle and go for bolt action rather than semi-auto (there are good arguments for bolt action anyhow). Probably a Remington 700 chambered in .308.

Also, if Obama were to win I'd be looking for higher capacity magazines, and not necessary just for any guns I might own at the time.

31 posted on 11/06/2012 10:48:24 AM PST by The Duke
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To: Kaslin

Whether he wins or not, I already made a purchase on an AR-15 pistol this morning. Because I can.


32 posted on 11/06/2012 3:44:23 PM PST by ironwill (III - Molon Labe)
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To: Kaslin

Well if Obama wins then it would cause Gun prices to sky rocket, however, because of Hyperinflation that extra money you would get for your guns would be worthless....


33 posted on 11/06/2012 6:36:39 PM PST by GraceG
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To: Kaslin
Get these while you can before they're BANNED
34 posted on 11/06/2012 10:51:13 PM PST by ExSoldier (Stand up and be counted... OR LINE UP AND BE NUMBERED...)
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