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Lieberman, Durbin: Restore assault weapons ban
Washington Times ^ | Dec. 16 2012 | Washington Times

Posted on 12/16/2012 10:20:49 PM PST by WilliamIII

Sen. Joseph I. Lieberman, Connecticut independent, said Sunday the United States should restore a federal ban on assault weapons and also create a national commission on mass violence to examine gun laws, mental health laws, and the link between entertainment and violence in the wake of the deadly shootings in Newtown, Conn., that left 26 victims dead, including 20 children.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Government
KEYWORDS: 112th; banglist; guncontrol; liborconnection; secondamendment
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1 posted on 12/16/2012 10:20:56 PM PST by WilliamIII
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To: WilliamIII
While we are at it let's ban Alcohol no more drunk driving deaths
2 posted on 12/16/2012 10:22:56 PM PST by scooby321 (AMS)
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To: WilliamIII

They can’t do that unless the Republican controlled House agrees to it. And them slimely scum RINO’s best not buckle under the pressure if they know what’s good for em.


3 posted on 12/16/2012 10:24:54 PM PST by CaptainKrunch (Just give me my freedom. I'll provide my own security.)
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To: WilliamIII

Tell your Congressman to tack a NATIONAL CARRY CONCEALLED WEAPON amendment to any such Bill!

Also, remind everyone that the Mall shooter earlier last week was stopped by an armed citizen! (Yes, he shot himself but that happened AFTER he was confronted!)


4 posted on 12/16/2012 10:28:36 PM PST by Kansas58
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To: scooby321

While we are at it let’s ban Alcohol no more drunk driving deaths


We should ban cars too.


5 posted on 12/16/2012 10:28:47 PM PST by volunbeer (We must embrace austerity or austerity will embrace us)
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To: scooby321
"While we are at it let's ban Alcohol no more drunk driving deaths"

Silly goose, it's the automobiles that do the killin, not the drinkin.  You gotta ban automobiles.

6 posted on 12/16/2012 10:29:19 PM PST by CaptainKrunch (Just give me my freedom. I'll provide my own security.)
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To: CaptainKrunch

Fully automatic SUV’s in particular.


7 posted on 12/16/2012 10:31:01 PM PST by matt04
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To: WilliamIII

Why not cover all the bases and just make illegal to kill someone. 3500 abortions per day in the US, and they wonder why Human life has no value?


8 posted on 12/16/2012 10:31:10 PM PST by Cololeo
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To: WilliamIII

Lieberman can’t go away quick enough.


9 posted on 12/16/2012 10:32:10 PM PST by matt04
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To: WilliamIII

How about investigating the cause/effect link between the MSM and the next nut case waiting-in-the-wings shooter?


10 posted on 12/16/2012 10:37:05 PM PST by QBFimi (When gunpowder speaks, beasts listen.)
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To: Cololeo

No sh!t. PP kills more beautiful innocent children and not a peep from Obama. Wait a minute, he voted for partial birth abortions that makes him a co-conspirator.

Does anyone know the procedure for that????

It’s as gruesome as the carnage at Sandy Hook.


11 posted on 12/16/2012 10:37:17 PM PST by 23 Everest (When seconds count. The police are just 23 minutes away. 831 Bonnie)
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To: WilliamIII

The cry and MO of the Leftists. Tragedies should never go wasted and unused. The Demagoguery Party (AKA the DEMOgogbureauCRATS) will use any excuse for more government and more regulations.


12 posted on 12/16/2012 10:41:02 PM PST by PapaNew
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To: WilliamIII

Hey Lieberman and other crazed commie fools..will you PLEASE ban BBQ Forks because this grandmother would be alive today if it weren’t for a BBQ Fork attack by her grandson

http://losangeles.cbslocal.com/2012/12/16/man-22-held-for-the-stabbing-murder-of-his-grandmother/


13 posted on 12/16/2012 10:41:29 PM PST by Sarah Barracuda
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To: WilliamIII

Lieberman should study a bit about the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising.

The 2nd Amendment is about one of those inalienable rights; the right to self defense. This right was exercised at Warsaw, forfeited at Auschwitz.


14 posted on 12/16/2012 10:42:13 PM PST by Psalm 144 (Capitol to the districts: "May the odds be ever in your favor.")
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To: CaptainKrunch

“They can’t do that unless the Republican controlled House agrees to it.”

Cause for fear then.


15 posted on 12/16/2012 10:43:08 PM PST by Psalm 144 (Capitol to the districts: "May the odds be ever in your favor.")
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To: WilliamIII

Does it matter to these assclowns that no assault weapons were used in the theater, the mall, the school, Phoenix,...


16 posted on 12/16/2012 10:49:13 PM PST by Drill Thrawl (We have crossed the line from independence & liberty to dependency & servitude. We are doomed)
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To: WilliamIII
They need to take away all the guns so their bastards (1st meaning) can kill my wife and children and leave us defenseless.
17 posted on 12/16/2012 10:50:50 PM PST by Domangart
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To: scooby321

I’d like to point out that the school was a perfect example of a ‘gun free zone.’ Worked out really well for them when push came to shove. Right?
God comfort and keep the families who lost their dear, sweet, innocent children.


18 posted on 12/16/2012 10:52:06 PM PST by ArmyTeach ( Videteco eos prius (See 'em first) Sculpin 191)
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To: WilliamIII
Sen. Joseph I. Lieberman, Connecticut independent Democrat, said Sunday the United States should restore a federal ban on assault weapons

Fixed it.

19 posted on 12/16/2012 10:53:01 PM PST by BillyBoy ( Impeach Obama? Yes We Can!)
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To: WilliamIII
on mass violence to examine gun laws

Why are there guns laws is what they should examine.

And it's past time for them to examine the law that makes it legal to kill the innocent.

20 posted on 12/16/2012 11:04:01 PM PST by presently no screen name
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To: WilliamIII

[[and also create a national commission on mass violence to examine gun laws,]]

Translation- they want a commission to study soemthign that has already been studied to death and they want ot be paid mass amount of $$ to study it


21 posted on 12/16/2012 11:09:11 PM PST by CottShop (Scientific belief does not constitute scientific evidence, nor does it convey scientific knowledge)
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To: CaptainKrunch

That can’t do it unless I agree to it.

The republicans can go to Hell where they belong.

Do you know what I see on earth today?

Evil eating evil eating evil eating evil eating evil eating good.

The dimensions of the former are actually infinite, and the dimensions of the latter are no longer visible.

I am not going to feed the evil of this world by surrendering the rights that God blessed me with.

I am keeping that gift, and I do not care what the consequence is.

I’ve nothing more precious to keep than freedom.


22 posted on 12/16/2012 11:09:11 PM PST by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: CaptainKrunch

What if they decide to sell out and join the Left in ruling over a nation of peasants who will have no recourse? We could be on the brink of a government-attempted coup against the American people. Or turning this national could just be a slimy way to get Benghazi off the news. Time will tell, but as of tonight I’m a pessimist. The damned GOP can’t seem to see they’re getting the bum’s rush on issue after issue to keep them off balance and responding to too many crises to be effective in addressing the critical issues. The GOP needs to go on the attack, and our televisions need to go off. We have to stop feeding our enemies in the news and media industry. They’re poison to the Republic.


23 posted on 12/16/2012 11:10:57 PM PST by Trod Upon (Civilian disarmament is the precursor to democide.)
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To: scooby321
How about this? Why don't we outlaw DUMBASS POLITICIANS?

μολὼν λαβέ


24 posted on 12/16/2012 11:14:25 PM PST by wastoute (Government cannot redistribute wealth. Government can only redistribute poverty.)
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To: WilliamIII

Folks we have got to get organized. We need to start counter protests.


25 posted on 12/16/2012 11:15:11 PM PST by ColdSteelTalon (Light is fading to shadow, and casting its shroud over all we have known...)
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To: scooby321

Let us solve everything! Let’s ban Progressives!!!


26 posted on 12/16/2012 11:23:48 PM PST by tallyhoe
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To: Sarah Barracuda

That SOB is age TWENTY-TWO, and they’re calling him a “CHILD”???? IDIOTS!!!


27 posted on 12/16/2012 11:32:36 PM PST by Frank_2001
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To: WilliamIII

WHy is it that when 20 islamofascists killed 3,000 innocent people—more than 100 times more than were killed on Friday—no one suggested banning jet aircraft?


28 posted on 12/16/2012 11:35:54 PM PST by VideoPaul
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To: Kansas58

?????????????

We don’t NEED an assault rifle bill PERIOD. He could have done as much damage with five semi-automatic pistols on his belt.


29 posted on 12/16/2012 11:36:53 PM PST by ZULU (See video: http://gatesofvienna.blogspot.com/2012/09/the-first-siege-of-vienna.html)
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To: Psalm 144

Absolutely.

Boehner is a surrender monkey.


30 posted on 12/16/2012 11:38:30 PM PST by ZULU (See video: http://gatesofvienna.blogspot.com/2012/09/the-first-siege-of-vienna.html)
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To: ColdSteelTalon

Write, e-mail and call all those whores in Congress and TELL THEM.

They may not know how to balance a budget, but they CAN COUNT!


31 posted on 12/16/2012 11:40:10 PM PST by ZULU (See video: http://gatesofvienna.blogspot.com/2012/09/the-first-siege-of-vienna.html)
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To: WilliamIII

fu


32 posted on 12/17/2012 12:07:34 AM PST by BOOHA
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To: ZULU

I haven’t read anything that said he even used the rifle!


33 posted on 12/17/2012 12:21:39 AM PST by wastoute (Government cannot redistribute wealth. Government can only redistribute poverty.)
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To: tallyhoe
Due to the recent flurry of tragic crisis, we must ban Crisis. We must not let all these awful events go to waste!

BAN CRISIS!

34 posted on 12/17/2012 12:29:27 AM PST by C210N (When people fear government there is tyranny; when government fears people there is liberty)
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To: WilliamIII

The link between entertainment and violence? All of rap, some of metal, all violent video games and all violent movies, books and TV shows would end up being banned as well.

I thought Lieberman that idiot was retiring? Did he lie about that, too?


35 posted on 12/17/2012 12:46:46 AM PST by wastedyears (I don't want to live on this planet anymore.)
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To: Kansas58
We already have that, it's called the 2nd amendment.
36 posted on 12/17/2012 12:47:26 AM PST by exnavy (Got ammo, Godspeed!)
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To: matt04

Fully automatic assault SUVs with barrel shrouds.


37 posted on 12/17/2012 12:48:24 AM PST by wastedyears (I don't want to live on this planet anymore.)
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To: WilliamIII

I know Durbin is into his remedial studies these days. Maybe there’s an online Constitution course he could check out.


38 posted on 12/17/2012 1:29:40 AM PST by Gene Eric (Demoralization is a weapon of the enemy. Don't get it, don't spread it!)
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To: WilliamIII

"Gotza have ma p'tection from da jackers!"


39 posted on 12/17/2012 1:50:48 AM PST by jonrick46 (The opium of Communists: other people's money.)
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To: WilliamIII
Ban all bananas.
Too many people have died slipping on a banana peel or chocking on them.
40 posted on 12/17/2012 2:00:21 AM PST by DeaconRed (I still can't believe it.It is like a bad dream that won't end.4 more of the Moron Say it ain't SO.)
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To: wastoute
I haven’t read anything that said he even used the rifle!

The last I read the rifle was found in the trunk of a car. Does anyone know if there is an update?

41 posted on 12/17/2012 2:16:58 AM PST by OldMissileer
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To: OldMissileer

M.E. says two+ shots in each victim from “assault” rifle—y’know, like those used to “assault” deer.


42 posted on 12/17/2012 2:27:25 AM PST by Does so (Dims don't think ... they PLOT!)
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To: WilliamIII

Lets ban Neanderthal labor union rioters also.


43 posted on 12/17/2012 2:46:19 AM PST by Iron Munro (I MISS AMERICA !)
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To: ColdSteelTalon

I’ve been saying this for years. Without ORGANIZATION, resistance to any government whim to attack citizens Constitutional rights is futile.The country is being led by idiots who want total control and are supported by only a little over 50% of the country.I compare the other 50%(citizens who are proud of our country and heritage) to Moses and his followers wandering around in the desert looking for the promised land.


44 posted on 12/17/2012 3:10:45 AM PST by Renegade
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To: WilliamIII

Hey Joe, let’s ban Jews with short memories.


45 posted on 12/17/2012 3:31:27 AM PST by gotribe
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To: WilliamIII
Connecticut, like many of the large blue states, already HAS an assault weapons ban and the rifle in question must have been a "compliant" AR version to be legally sold in the state. So what the 'rats might have in mind is scary -- are they going to try to ban all auto loaders?

(Initial reports said that a Bushmaster carbine had been removed from the trunk of the car, but like most of the initial reports, it now looks like this was wrong. It now appears that a shotgun was removed from the trunk of the car, and that the Bushmaster was used in the massacre.)

Mass murder seems VERY much out of character for an individual with Asperger's syndrome -- I'm now wondering if he had recently had a medication change of some sort.

This is just idle speculation on my part with no real basis in fact, but since the national news has been broadcasting idle speculation with no real basis in fact for several days now, I won't apologize.

46 posted on 12/17/2012 4:10:48 AM PST by Sooth2222 ("Suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of congress. But I repeat myself." M.Twain)
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To: Does so
M.E. says two+ shots in each victim from “assault” rifle—y’know, like those used to “assault” deer.

The .223 Remington cartridge really isn't the best choice to hunt deer, or larger game animals. It's not very powerful. It's more commonly used to hunt varmints like coyotes.

47 posted on 12/17/2012 4:16:25 AM PST by Sooth2222 ("Suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of congress. But I repeat myself." M.Twain)
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To: WilliamIII

According to JAMA Doctors kill more people than cars and guns, so let’s ban doctors! /s/

People (by that I mean libs and politicians) always think they have to do something, make some kind of law or something after a tragedy. But the truth is, nothing they can do will stop evil people doing evil things.


48 posted on 12/17/2012 5:02:51 AM PST by New Jersey Realist (America: home of the free because of the brave)
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To: scooby321

Assault weapons ban: 1993, Columbine: 1998. It really worked wonders.


49 posted on 12/17/2012 5:09:08 AM PST by cotton1706
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To: WilliamIII

U.S. Murders: All 13,636; Hands and Feet 801; Assault Rifles: less than 348

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2912115/posts

I say ban high capacity gun-free zones.


50 posted on 12/17/2012 5:09:26 AM PST by TurboZamboni (Looting the future to bribe the present)
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