Skip to comments.California's state Senate Democrats roll out big gun control package (Considering to Confiscate)
Posted on 02/08/2013 11:45:22 AM PST by Red Steel
All semi-automatic rifles with detachable magazines would be banned, all guns would be registered and no ammunition could be bought without a special permit in California under a sweeping list of bills rolled out Thursday by state Senate Democrats.
The 10-bill package constitutes the single largest gun control push in decades in the Golden State, which already boasts some of the nation's strictest gun laws. It joins equally controversial proposals from Assembly Democrats that would regulate and tax ammunition sales and consider taking the state's 166,000 registered assault weapons from their owners.
This first unified California plan comes less than a month after New York adopted its own sweeping package of new gun controls and President Barack Obama announced a package of executive actions, all in the wake of December's Connecticut schoolhouse massacre. Even as this plan emerged Thursday, House Democrats' gun violence task force was announcing 15 "policy principles," including protecting Second Amendment rights but also instituting universal background checks and reinstating a federal assault weapons ban.
"We respect the Second Amendment right of law-abiding citizens to have guns for hunting, for sport,
proliferation of guns designed to be fired and reloaded rapidly," he said. "We can save lives by getting guns and ammunition out of the hands of the wrong people. We can save lives if every gun owner knows how to safely handle those guns. And if we can save lives, we must act to do so."
Gene Hoffman of Redwood City, co-founder and chairman of the Calguns Foundation gun rights group, countered that "almost every item in the proposal is wildly unconstitutional."
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Looks like I best be packing.
What they forgot to say was that they respect the right of criminals to have their illegal guns.
They deliberately leave guns in the hands of the violent criminals while trying to take them away from honest, non-violent citizens.
It’s coming to a time when these fools need to be simply ignored with mass non-compliance.
The left is treating this as just another power grab. These fools will start another civil war over this idiocy.
The Calif. Democrats are a heady lot with their super majority. I’d believe they are going to find some resistance to their headiness.
Registration ALWAYS leads to confiscation...
Taking a page from Dear Reader, I see. Just like in the movie "The Mask"
If noone stops you, how can it be unconstitutional?
Not surprising the California Senate wants to protect his kind and make things easier.
The solution really does lie in rounding up Democrats and waterboarding them to see if they're dangerous.
So much for all those dissembling re-assurances that registration would not lead to confiscation.
“Looks like I best be packing.”
Oh, my, this is bad. Maybe these bills will be watered down and/or not pass. It’s not set in concrete - yet.
Lexington & Concord
Will the California Minutemen be ready?
You’re not trying to talk her into staying, are you? :-)
Typical Liberal ‘Hunting and Sport’.
If you live in California too bad for you. You’re screwed.
San Diego was looking so good, too...
CA Rats might want to reread Newton.
Registration ALWAYS leads to confiscation. ALWAYS.
Why did 166,000 people register their weapons? That violates ones 4th amendment rights
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