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Feinstein: We cannot allow the rights of a few to override safety of all...
The Congressional Record ^ | February 24, 2013 | Dianne Feinstein (Traitor-CA)

Posted on 01/25/2013 10:49:32 AM PST by kiryandil

By Mrs. FEINSTEIN (for herself, Mr. SCHUMER, Mr. DURBIN, Mr. WHITEHOUSE, Mr. BLUMENTHAL, Mr. LEVIN, Mr. ROCKEFELLER, Ms. MIKULSKI, Mrs. BOXER, Mr. REED, Mr. LAUTENBERG, Mr. MENENDEZ, Mr. CARDIN, Mrs. GILLIBRAND, Mr. SCHATZ, Mr. MURPHY, Ms. WARREN, and Mr. CARPER):

   S. 150. A bill to regulate assault weapons, to ensure that the right to keep and bear arms is not unlimited, and for other purposes; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

   Mrs. FEINSTEIN. Mr. President, I rise today to introduce the Assault Weapons Ban of 2013. This legislation is urgently needed to help end the mass shootings that have devastated countless families and that lead too many Americans to live their lives in fear.

**snip** It will be an uphill battle--all the way. I know this.

   But we need to ask ourselves:

   Do we let the gun industry take over and dictate policy to this country? Do we let those who profit from increasing sales of these military style-weapons prevent us from taking commonsense steps to stop the carnage?

   Or should we empower our elected representatives to vote their conscience based on their experience, based on their sense of right and wrong and based on their need to protect their schools, their malls, their workplaces and their businesses?

   This legislation is my life's goal. As long as I am a member of the Senate, I will work night and day to pass this bill into law. No matter how long it takes, I will fight until assault weapons are taken off our streets.

   Put simply, we cannot allow the rights of a few to override the safety of all. That is not the America that our founding fathers envisioned. And that is not the America I want my children and grandchildren to live in.

   So I ask everyone watching at home: please get involved and stay involved.

   The success or failure of this bill depends not on me, but on you. If the American people rise up and demand action from their elected officials, we will be victorious. If the American people say ``no'' to military-style assault weapons, we will rid our Nation of this scourge.

   Please, talk to your senator and your member of Congress.


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: California
KEYWORDS: banglist; domesticenemy; fascism; feinstein; guncontrol; secondamendment
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Dianne Feinstain and her fellow signers of the Declaration of Treason:

Mr. SCHUMER,
Mr. DURBIN,
Mr. WHITEHOUSE,
Mr. BLUMENTHAL,
Mr. LEVIN,
Mr. ROCKEFELLER,
Ms. MIKULSKI,
Mrs. BOXER,
Mr. REED,
Mr. LAUTENBERG,
Mr. "PedoBear" MENENDEZ, Mr. CARDIN,
Mrs. GILLIBRAND,
Mr. SCHATZ,
Mr. MURPHY,
Ms. WARREN,
and Mr. CARPER

My apologies for the previous post accusing Mr. Begich, (D-AK) of this scurrilous & treasonous utterance.

Fortunately, one of the other posters called his office and they were forced to disavow any knowledge of this treasonous speech.

He'd best be votin' AGIN when Treason Girl Feinstain tries to advance this swill.

And my thanks to the Admin Moderators for cleaning up my mess on Aisle 3... :-)

1 posted on 01/25/2013 10:49:39 AM PST by kiryandil
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To: kiryandil

Heil Mine Fuher


2 posted on 01/25/2013 10:52:09 AM PST by Mouton (108th MI Group.....68-71)
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To: kiryandil

More like, we can’t allow the safety of a few to override the rights of all.


3 posted on 01/25/2013 10:52:52 AM PST by circlecity
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To: kiryandil

China highly approves of this latest legislation.

DiChiFi

pull her string

check her bottom for the Made in China label


4 posted on 01/25/2013 10:53:59 AM PST by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi)
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To: kiryandil

Assume she’s right about “the few”. So, as far as I know, “the few” could also be defined as a minority.

Aren’t Democrats all about minority rights?


5 posted on 01/25/2013 10:54:31 AM PST by brownsfan (Behold, the power of government cheese.)
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To: kiryandil

The rights of a few don’t trump the safety of all.

The rights of all keep us all far more safe.

Her premise is flawed.


6 posted on 01/25/2013 10:54:57 AM PST by Persevero (Homeschooling for Excellence since 1992)
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To: kiryandil
That Feinstein remark will go down in history. I'd say it applies, in spades, to the supposed right to a free press.

Or, maybe she is referring to Congress itself, whereby we can't let the rights of Congress override the safety and security of the working class.

7 posted on 01/25/2013 10:55:17 AM PST by Cboldt
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To: Mouton

The Pre-Enabling Act of 2013.


8 posted on 01/25/2013 10:55:28 AM PST by gasport
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To: kiryandil

This should be clear for all.

Feinstein completely failed Bill of Rights, and Why the Founding Fathers need to spell it out for our rights.


9 posted on 01/25/2013 10:55:39 AM PST by Sir Napsalot (Pravda + Useful Idiots = CCCP; JournOList + Useful Idiots = DopeyChangey!)
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To: kiryandil

Folks, this is outright criminal dereliction of duty, violation of her oath, and it truly boils down to treason.

Each one of these people should be arrested immediately for sedition. They are in direct violation of the Constitution of the United States and are attempting to foment insurrection against it.


10 posted on 01/25/2013 10:55:42 AM PST by rarestia (It's time to water the Tree of Liberty.)
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To: kiryandil
Dems controlled Congress 2007-2010..why didn't Diane do this before those children at Sandy Hook were slaughtered. She certainly had plenty of opportunity. I mean, since she cares so much and all,,,which media-bot will have the nerve to ask her that?
11 posted on 01/25/2013 10:55:46 AM PST by austinaero
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To: kiryandil

And what would be the effect on the planet if these 20 or so went missing? Nada

I also think they represents states who would be better served if they left the union and joined another country, say China or N. Korea. I take notice a good number are from NY, NJ, Ill, Cal, Mass and NJ. Adios.


12 posted on 01/25/2013 10:56:08 AM PST by Mouton (108th MI Group.....68-71)
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To: kiryandil

” the rights of a few “ ???

What an idiot


13 posted on 01/25/2013 10:56:27 AM PST by nuconvert ( Khomeini promised change too // Hail, Chairman O)
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To: kiryandil
Put simply, we cannot allow the rights of a few to override the safety of all.

So if I read this correctly, Feinstein proposes to infringe on the rights of some of our citizens.

Does she not take an oath as a Senator to "preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States"? On the face of it, this statement is a violation of her oath of office. I move for her immediate impeachment and removal from office.

14 posted on 01/25/2013 10:56:45 AM PST by Cincinatus (Omnia relinquit servare Rempublicam)
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To: circlecity
More like, we can’t allow the safety of a few to override the rights of all.

You beat me to it. Although even that claim regarding "safety" is a stretch.

15 posted on 01/25/2013 10:57:38 AM PST by Jeff Winston
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To: kiryandil

The headline might better be stated - “THE HE$$ WITH THE US CONSITUTION”, says the DemocRAT party.


16 posted on 01/25/2013 10:58:58 AM PST by Cheerio (Barry Hussein Soetoro-0bama=The Complete Destruction of American Capitalism)
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To: kiryandil
I understand that as usual, the legislator's are exempting themselves from this legislation.
17 posted on 01/25/2013 10:59:15 AM PST by oldbrowser (They are marxists, don't call them democrats)
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To: kiryandil
"..we cannot allow the rights..."

Rights are descended from God. This puts the Dems squarely against God Himself.......................

18 posted on 01/25/2013 10:59:37 AM PST by Red Badger (Lincoln freed the slaves. Obama just got them ALL back......................)
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To: kiryandil
Or should we empower our elected representatives to vote their conscience based on their experience, based on their sense of right and wrong and based on their need to protect their schools, their malls, their workplaces and their businesses?

Uh, dearie? If the representatives vote their consciences, they'll be voting AGAINST YOU, because your bill is an immoral power grab that empowers the government at the expense of the innocent, subject those same innocents to the threat of a tyranny by you and your simpleton comrades, and in any case would do nothing to curtail the imaginary "scourge" you've ginned up and pretend to care so much about.

So I ask everyone watching at home: please get involved and stay involved.

Well, OK, Nancy, if you're sure that's what you want!

19 posted on 01/25/2013 10:59:48 AM PST by Still Thinking (Freedom is NOT a loophole!)
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To: kiryandil

It is the rights of ALL you dumb ****. A right retained to the people as in all the people. Not just the ruling elite and rich who can afford to buy your way around whatever law are made for the rest of us peons.


20 posted on 01/25/2013 10:59:48 AM PST by mnehring
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To: kiryandil
"Everything is going as planned..."
21 posted on 01/25/2013 10:59:56 AM PST by miliantnutcase
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To: kiryandil

Simply put, Feienstein is an idiot.


22 posted on 01/25/2013 11:00:03 AM PST by Jim Robinson (Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God!!)
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To: kiryandil
Put simply, we cannot allow the rights of a few to override the safety of all. That is not the America that our founding fathers envisioned. And that is not the America I want my children and grandchildren to live in.

Exactly. Which is why our Founding Fathers gave us the Second Amendment.

23 posted on 01/25/2013 11:00:18 AM PST by metmom (For freedom Christ has set us free; stand firm therefore & do not submit again to a yoke of slavery)
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To: kiryandil

“Put simply, we cannot allow the rights of a few to override the safety of all.”

Does this apply to allowing the mentally deranged to remain uninstitutionalized?


24 posted on 01/25/2013 11:00:54 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: kiryandil

During the French Revolution, they opened the Bastille and the radical scum poured out, anarchist Blanqui white as a ghost from years of imprisonment, took over the podium of the legislature and was ranting his demands.

That is what we are seeing now. The leftists have been loosed into the mainstream, where they will reek destruction on society.


25 posted on 01/25/2013 11:01:13 AM PST by Andrei Bulba (No Obama, no way!)
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To: Cincinatus

So if I read this correctly, Feinstein proposes to infringe on the rights of some of our citizens.....

I haven’t read the latest copy of the constitution but apparently there is a Bill of Rights of Some People.


26 posted on 01/25/2013 11:01:41 AM PST by Hang'emAll (Those who abuse Liberty, sentence themselves to Death! - Soldier LT)
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To: kiryandil

If she cared as much about little black kids as she ostensibly does about little white kids, we’d have to have the uncomfortable talk about no-fault divorce, the destruction of the nuclear family, the coarsening of our culture, the loss of personal responsibility, etc.


27 posted on 01/25/2013 11:01:42 AM PST by andyk (I have sworn...eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man.)
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To: Cincinatus
So if I read this correctly, Feinstein proposes to infringe on the rights of some of our citizens.

18 USC § 241 - Conspiracy against rights

If two or more persons conspire to injure, oppress, threaten, or intimidate any person in any State, Territory, Commonwealth, Possession, or District in the free exercise or enjoyment of any right or privilege secured to him by the Constitution or laws of the United States, or because of his having so exercised the same; or
If two or more persons go in disguise on the highway, or on the premises of another, with intent to prevent or hinder his free exercise or enjoyment of any right or privilege so secured—
They shall be fined under this title or imprisoned not more than ten years, or both; and if death results from the acts committed in violation of this section or if such acts include kidnapping or an attempt to kidnap, aggravated sexual abuse or an attempt to commit aggravated sexual abuse, or an attempt to kill, they shall be fined under this title or imprisoned for any term of years or for life, or both, or may be sentenced to death.

28 posted on 01/25/2013 11:01:44 AM PST by kiryandil (turning Americans into felons, one obnoxious drunk at a time (Zero Tolerance!!!))
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To: kiryandil

The date you attribute to the Congressional Record should be January instead of February.

That said, Feinstien will get a right full ear full from the “few” that she so underestimates. The rights are for all, even those that choose not to use it and even call for its abandonment.


29 posted on 01/25/2013 11:02:42 AM PST by ResponseAbility (The truth of liberalism is the stupid can feel smart, the lazy entitled, and the immoral unashamed)
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To: mnehring
Do not forget, the DiFi bill is a false flag to provide cover fire for a "compromise" "assault weapons" ban.


30 posted on 01/25/2013 11:03:07 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: kiryandil

Hmm. She sounds mighty racist and ignorant.


31 posted on 01/25/2013 11:03:10 AM PST by petitfour
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To: kiryandil

Since when is a Constitutional right the right of a few? I have an excellent idea using DiFi’s logic, we need to limit the speech right of a FEW of our elected officials because they are detrimental to the safety of the many! Why do politicians need to use so many words, they should be able to convey their idea with no more than five or six at a time! No politician needs a vocabulary that large to express themselves, if the Founding Fathers knew what was going on today they never would have written the First Amendment the way they did, unlimited speech is just not necessary today.


32 posted on 01/25/2013 11:04:03 AM PST by Mastador1 (I'll take a bad dog over a good politician any day!)
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To: kiryandil

“Feinstein: We cannot allow the rights of a few to override safety of all...”

Imagine you were trying to abolish slavery and someone said this right out loud.


33 posted on 01/25/2013 11:05:53 AM PST by MestaMachine (Sometimes the smartest man in the room is standing in the midst of imbeciles.)
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To: Mouton

We’ll remember that when ONE complaint from a sore-head atheist can take down a veterans’ monument that has stood since WW II because it incorporates a cross. From now on, one complaint from the whiney ACLU should be dismissed out of hand.


34 posted on 01/25/2013 11:05:53 AM PST by txrefugee
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“Put simply, we cannot allow the rights of a few to override the safety of all.”

So, if we roundup all of the dems and RINO politicians in the morning and hang them before lunch, it would be just fine. Heck, I know that I would feel much safer. Let’s schedule this for next Monday and make a 3 day weekend out of it.

Thank you, Feinstain..... I am getting excited.


35 posted on 01/25/2013 11:06:04 AM PST by Gator113 (Leave my guns alone and REGISTER THE DAMN LIBERALS!!)
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To: kiryandil

The Constitution was here before you came into office Mrs. Feinstein. It will be here when you retire and you take the $$$ you disgracefully earned while in office and leave town ending your 15 minutes of fame. When you leave, please take Pelosi and Boxer with you. Maybe you girls can start a bridge club and stop meddling with things you don’t understand.


36 posted on 01/25/2013 11:06:33 AM PST by 444Flyer (Obama killed the Twinkie, but not the terrorists in Benghazi. What's wrong with this picture?)
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To: kiryandil
It's disgusting that these elected twits are arrogant enough to give us peons 'permission' to do things.

BTW - they excluded themselves from obeying this law they want to pass for the rest of us.

37 posted on 01/25/2013 11:06:33 AM PST by LADY J (You never know how strong you are until being strong is the only choice you have. - Author Unknown)
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To: circlecity

I think di Fi might have a point.

We should preemtively round up the ghetto blacks and put them in prison. We are violation only the rights of a few for the safety of all.

And actually, this was the point of the movie “Minority Report” where they preemtively arrested people based on the judgement of a group of “see-ers” who could predict the future. The dirty secret was that among that group was often “a minority report” that said a given suspect would not commit the crime, but the majority report was used for preemptive arrest and conviction.


38 posted on 01/25/2013 11:06:48 AM PST by staytrue
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To: kiryandil

A radio station in the ski resorts said today that “weapons already in homes will be exempt” without saying anything about registration. Little reminder of who the anti-Second-Amendment folks are (see “upscale”) and how they play in politics (like the Mafia, of course).


39 posted on 01/25/2013 11:07:06 AM PST by familyop (We Baby Boomers are croaking in an avalanche of rotten politics smelled around the planet.)
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To: kiryandil
Treasonous witch. The same goes for her treasonous cabal. They took an oath to the Constitution of the United States - not to their own twisted preferences. They have chosen to not only break their oath but openly oppose the plain words and meaning of it.

These traitors need to be removed. They are enemies of our Constitutional Republic. They no longer have any legitimacy to their elected offices.

40 posted on 01/25/2013 11:07:14 AM PST by Gritty (This is a total war. One side is going to win. One side is going to lose. - Newt Gingrich)
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To: kiryandil

“Put simply, we cannot allow the rights of a few to override the safety of all.”

This is why we have a Constitutional Republic instead of a Democracy. The purpose of our form of government is to protect “the rights of the few”. How much more basic can you get.


41 posted on 01/25/2013 11:07:43 AM PST by jimbobfoster
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To: kiryandil

Twisted Sister and her A$$whipe cabal of commies!


42 posted on 01/25/2013 11:10:54 AM PST by broken_arrow1 (I regret that I have but one life to give for my country - Nathan Hale "Patriot")
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To: mnehring

Seems to me her comment is a direct violation of her oath of office....the Constitution does not distinquish what percentage of the population has to be affected. Since she has been deliberating over this legislation for awhile, seems to me this is a premeditated comment and defacto breech of her oath too. Lastly, when a law is passed and a court is approached to interpret it, seems to me the law would be illegal on its face as it was drafted to limit someone’s inalianable right, by design.


43 posted on 01/25/2013 11:12:32 AM PST by Mouton (108th MI Group.....68-71)
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To: kiryandil
If two or more persons conspire

In other words the transfer of any gun or ammo between two people. Since you cannot conduct a transfer with yourself I would interpret that to mean it covers every single transaction in America. All they have to prove is the "injure, oppress, threaten, or intimidate" part.

Sounds pretty all encompassing to me.
44 posted on 01/25/2013 11:13:27 AM PST by Cheerio (Barry Hussein Soetoro-0bama=The Complete Destruction of American Capitalism)
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To: kiryandil
You mean our "representatives" can't override the safety of all by banning guns and establishing gun free zones?

Sounds awesome to me! Did she fall on her head and common sense slipped in the crack?

45 posted on 01/25/2013 11:13:58 AM PST by listenhillary (Courts, law enforcement, roads and national defense should be the extent of government)
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To: kiryandil
It isn't the "rights of a few", Ms. Feinstein, as most Americans have the right to own a firearm. No surprise that you're a DemocRat, though.
46 posted on 01/25/2013 11:14:35 AM PST by Major Matt Mason ("Journalism is dead. All news is suspect." - Noamie)
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I couldn’t agree more. We can’t let the rights of a few (pregnant women) override the safety of all (unborn babies). We must put a stop to abortion! I’m behind you Senator Feinstein!


47 posted on 01/25/2013 11:15:24 AM PST by paulist ("there is one God, and there is one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus")
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To: kiryandil

DiFi is an idiot but everyone here already knows that.

The Constitution was written to protect the rights of all of us as well as the rights of the few.


48 posted on 01/25/2013 11:15:24 AM PST by jazusamo ("Mercy to the guilty is cruelty to the innocent." -- Adam Smith)
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To: circlecity
"More like, we can’t allow the safety of a few to override the rights of all."

Isn't that what civil rights, women's right, gay rights, etc did exactly?

49 posted on 01/25/2013 11:16:40 AM PST by FrankR (They will become our ultimate masters the day we surrender the 2nd Amendment.)
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To: kiryandil
That is not the America that our founding fathers envisioned.

Protecting minorities from the mob is exactly what the founders envisioned when forming a republic rather than a democracy. I wonder if she also would agree that the rights of racial minorities should not be considered against the safety of the majority. If that is her position, than an excellent case can be made to violate the rights of racial minorities in order to clean up the streets of Chicago. Yet I am sure she would be indignant at the thought.

The bill of rights exists to protect people from the arbitrary will of the mob.

Day after day these people prove how smart our founders really were.

50 posted on 01/25/2013 11:17:30 AM PST by Vince Ferrer
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