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Washington State Bill Calls for Sheriff to Inspect the Homes of Assault-Weapon Owners
The Seattle Times ^ | 2/17/13 | Danny Westneat

Posted on 02/17/2013 6:36:45 AM PST by Olydawg

Edited on 02/17/2013 11:54:36 AM PST by Admin Moderator. [history]

Mod note: the source has changed the title and the body of this article after this was posted.

Forget police drones flying over your house. How about police coming inside, once a year, to have a look around? As Orwellian as that sounds, it isn’t hypothetical. The notion of police home inspections was introduced in a bill last week in Olympia.

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Front Page News; Government; Politics/Elections; US: Washington
KEYWORDS: banglist; bloodoftyrants; democrats; govtabuse; guncontrol; gunhomeinspection; homeinspection; nazistate; policestate; rapeofliberty; secondamendment; tyranny; waronliberty
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The Dems claim that language was inserted in the bill by mistake. You buying it?
1 posted on 02/17/2013 6:36:51 AM PST by Olydawg
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To: Olydawg

The same people think parental notification for underage abortions is a violation of privacy.


2 posted on 02/17/2013 6:42:47 AM PST by Track9 (hey Kalid.. kalid.. bang you're dead)
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To: Olydawg
A bill like this should not pass a Constitutional examination.
3 posted on 02/17/2013 6:44:29 AM PST by mountainlion (Live well for those that did not make it back.)
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To: Olydawg
The Dem story line is "We Don't Want To Take Your Guns."

But all over the country we see Dems trying to do exactly that!

4 posted on 02/17/2013 6:45:05 AM PST by TexasCajun
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To: Olydawg

If they do that, people will start getting killed.

Are the lefties really this stupid or do they actually want to start a war?


5 posted on 02/17/2013 6:45:14 AM PST by Nik Naym (It's not my fault... I have compulsive smartass disorder.)
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To: Olydawg

It sounds like it’s time for a boat trip.


6 posted on 02/17/2013 6:47:33 AM PST by Rappini (Veritas vos Liberabit)
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To: Olydawg
Fourth amendment!? We don't need no steekin' Fourth amendment.

5.56mm

7 posted on 02/17/2013 6:48:10 AM PST by M Kehoe
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To: TexasCajun

Blue state lefties are on an anti-gun rampage. I expect this will damage them in the next election when people finally wake up to the threat, and also realize that red states are overwhelmingly more free and more financially stable.


8 posted on 02/17/2013 6:50:45 AM PST by clintonh8r (Happy to be represented by Lt. Col. Allen West)
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To: Olydawg
Later, a Senate Democratic spokesman blamed unnamed staff and said a new bill will be introduced.

Well then, that's that! Move along, people.
9 posted on 02/17/2013 6:51:22 AM PST by andyk (I have sworn...eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man.)
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To: Olydawg

More overt communist moves to enslave the populace... I wonder how much longer before the “rubber band” snaps back the other way? Will there EVER be a backlash against these scumbags...?


10 posted on 02/17/2013 6:52:19 AM PST by Common Sense 101 (Hey libs... If your theories fly in the face of reality, it's not reality that's wrong.)
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To: Olydawg

This is the same language in the Minnesota House bill HF241. Any doubt remaining that this is a coordinated effort?


11 posted on 02/17/2013 6:54:47 AM PST by MNGal
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To: andyk

“Later, a Senate Democratic spokesman blamed unnamed staff and said a new bill will be introduced.”

Translation: Aw crap! They caught us!


12 posted on 02/17/2013 6:56:35 AM PST by Nik Naym (It's not my fault... I have compulsive smartass disorder.)
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To: Olydawg

No joke, when Time Warner Cable suggests they can’t fix it remotely and have to come in, I half kidding whole serious think they are doing a government inspection. Same with mailmen, they are gov’t agents and could check out the place. There are a lot of ways.


13 posted on 02/17/2013 6:58:12 AM PST by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: TexasCajun

That is why they say “We don’t want to take your guns”.

Like in Mars Attacks. “We come in peace”.

same same.


14 posted on 02/17/2013 6:59:10 AM PST by Texas resident (I'm not a lawyer, but I play one on FR)
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To: Olydawg

The mistake was that someone found out about it.
Does it apply to the lawmakers?
doubt it.


15 posted on 02/17/2013 7:00:07 AM PST by Texas resident (I'm not a lawyer, but I play one on FR)
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To: Common Sense 101

It is not going to snap back.

Think about it. JFK, a “liberal” Democrat, was arguably more conservative than most ‘Pubbies are today.

With control of the media and education in the hands of the Left, the “Center” has been driven into what would have been the far Left in the 1960s. The pendulum will only swing Right again over the ruins of our cities and piles of dead bodies. Which I am NOT advocating.


16 posted on 02/17/2013 7:05:19 AM PST by Little Ray (Waiting for the return of the Gods of the Copybook Headings.)
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To: Olydawg; Just Lori; Libertina; Lexinom; horatio; freebird5850; Horatio Gates; Ramius; ...
WA Ping

Now that the bill is making national news, the sponsors are trying to run away by saying they never read it! Adam Kline is a genuine pissant.

17 posted on 02/17/2013 7:08:52 AM PST by Baynative (I'm reading a book about anti-gravity. I can't put it down.)
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To: Olydawg

Find out who made the mistake and jail them for willful violation of the constitution.


18 posted on 02/17/2013 7:12:39 AM PST by Dutch Boy
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To: Olydawg

How do they know you have an assault weapon. And have they definitely defined what one is? Do they announce they’re coming or just arbitrarily show up? Keep your guns hidden. Will they come with a metal detector? Questions questions questions


19 posted on 02/17/2013 7:16:44 AM PST by SkyDancer (Live your life in such a way that the Westboro church will want to picket your funeral.)
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To: Texas resident

20 posted on 02/17/2013 7:28:31 AM PST by EternalVigilance (TATBO!) (Throw All The Bums Out!) (SelfGovernment.US)
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To: Olydawg

Someday, US government goons will be coming into homes looking for Bibles.
Remember this prediction.


21 posted on 02/17/2013 7:28:49 AM PST by txrefugee
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To: Olydawg
Remember the dem motto;

"We have to pass the bill to know whats in it."

22 posted on 02/17/2013 7:32:11 AM PST by knife6375 (US Navy Veteran)
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To: Olydawg
My thought: Whenever legislation of this or the confiscation variety is introduced, a pro-Second Amendment member of the legislative body in question should introduce an amendment along these lines:


"If this piece of legislation at any point requires a law enforcement officer(s) to knock on a citizen's door or to enter a citizen's home, that law-enforcement delegation MUST be accompanied and LED by at least one member of this house who voted FOR this law. Further, resignation or retirement from office or defeat at the polls shall not be construed as providing an exemption to this requirement. It will be in force for the lifetime of any legislator voting for this legislation."<\B> <\Br>

That way, when any patriot decides to go out with his guns blazing -- but, in reality, only has time to get off one round -- his one round can possibly be used to eliminate one representative or the real source of these oppressive laws: Tyrannical (read: "Progressive") legislators.

23 posted on 02/17/2013 7:39:31 AM PST by man_in_tx (Islam is a Hate Crime. (Blowback: Faithfully farting towards Mecca five times daily!))
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To: Olydawg

Mistake or not, it is proof of what liberals believe in and what we must protect ourselves from. They believe in total government domination when they have the power but believe in anarchy when we do. Maybe we should jsut pass a law that says a Bible must be in every home under inspection.


24 posted on 02/17/2013 7:42:13 AM PST by CodeToad (Liberals are bloodsucking ticks. We need to light the matchstick to burn them off.)
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To: Olydawg

I’ve mentioned this before: in Bloomsburg PA, antique dealers are required to submit their business records — all transactions — to the local police for inspection. The police have the powers of government auditors.

It is outrageous, it is tragic that people accept this sort of thing now. Had it happened in 1776 it would have made the list in the DoI.

It is a very small step indeed, to police inspection of homes. Child protective services already do it, with court orders gotten with less trouble than obtaining a ham on rye at the automat.

People accept it. They are sheep, domesticated, castrated, shorn, shepherded, frightened, contemptible sheep. They have largely forgotten any alternative to obeying the law, any law, good or evil.

If you don’t let the police in, what do you do? Resist? If you’re not resisting already, you never will.

If you’re still paying support to this government, you always will.


25 posted on 02/17/2013 7:46:42 AM PST by HomeAtLast ( You're either with the Tea Party, or you're with the EBT Party.)
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To: CodeToad

Maybe we should introduce federal and state bills to ban abortion, and criminalize any who support it as accomplice to murder.

Tit for tat. Two can play that game.


26 posted on 02/17/2013 7:47:24 AM PST by Wildbill22 (They have us surrounded again, the poor bastards- Gen Creighton Williams Abrams)
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To: Common Sense 101
I wonder how much longer before the “rubber band” snaps back the other way?

Ever pull a 236-year-old rubber band?

27 posted on 02/17/2013 7:50:28 AM PST by HomeAtLast ( You're either with the Tea Party, or you're with the EBT Party.)
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To: Olydawg

Note the date - and items 19 and 20. It’s no mistake. A commenter there posted this:

State of Washington
61st Legislature
2010 Regular Session

By Senators Kline, Fairley, Kohl-Welles, and McDermott
Read first time 01/13/10. Referred to Committee on Judiciary.

(5) In order to continue to possess an assault weapon that was
17 legally possessed on the effective date of this section, the person
18 possessing the assault weapon shall do all of the following:
19 (a) Safely and securely store the assault weapon. The sheriff of
20 the county may, no more than once per year, conduct an inspection to
21 ensure compliance with this subsection;
22 (b) Possess the assault weapon only on property owned or
23 immediately controlled by the person, or while engaged in the legal use
24 of the assault weapon at a duly licensed firing range, or while
25 traveling to or from either of these locations for the purpose of
26 engaging in the legal use of the assault weapon, provided that the
27 assault weapon is stored unloaded and in a separate locked container
28 during transport.


28 posted on 02/17/2013 7:54:19 AM PST by Oatka (This is America. Assimilate or evaporate.)
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To: Wildbill22

I’d introduce bills to make the Democratic Party illegal and a subversive organization. They do not pass Constitutional muster either.


29 posted on 02/17/2013 8:14:36 AM PST by Nowhere Man (Whitey, I miss you so much. Take care, pretty girl. (4-15-2001 - 10-12-2012))
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To: Olydawg

30 posted on 02/17/2013 8:19:40 AM PST by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: mountainlion

“A bill like this should not pass a Constitutional examination.”

The author of this bill should be Alinsky’d. Do it enough times to these criminals and maybe they will stop.


31 posted on 02/17/2013 8:26:52 AM PST by EQAndyBuzz (Got a problem? Nothing a drone strike can't fix.)
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To: Nik Naym

I imagine the appointment for inspection going like this:

Telephone ringing

Patriot: Hello

Sheriff’s Office: Yes, this is the Sheriff’s Office calling to schedule your first annual Assault Weapons home inspection.

Patriot: Huh?

Sheriff’s Office: We can schedule your inspection anytime between 9:00 AM and midnight.

Patriot: I’m busy at those times.

Sheriff’s Office: So midnight it is.

Patriot: I’ll be ready for you.


32 posted on 02/17/2013 8:33:58 AM PST by Bshaw (A nefarious deceit is upon us all!)
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To: Olydawg

Perfect example of how our communists nation will become. Not a chance of this not being the Federal law within a few years.


33 posted on 02/17/2013 8:58:55 AM PST by Logical me
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To: Little Ray
The pendulum will only swing Right again over the ruins of our cities and piles of dead bodies.

Agreed.

The almost complete infestation of "liberal" thought in two of our major institutions - the media and education - will only be eradicated through a large dose of pain.

And as you noted, the application of pain will not be pleasant...

34 posted on 02/17/2013 9:17:01 AM PST by jonno (Having an opinion is not the same as having the answer...)
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To: mountainlion

What is this thing you call a “Constitution”?


35 posted on 02/17/2013 9:33:47 AM PST by ProtectOurFreedom
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To: clintonh8r

Who cares ‘bout bein’ free? I got me Obamafone. Who cares about financial stabilty? I got me Secshun 8 house ‘n EBT card ‘n SNAP ‘n Headstart ‘n da udder money from Obama stash. I vote “D.”


36 posted on 02/17/2013 9:42:32 AM PST by ProtectOurFreedom
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To: Olydawg

What about this tyranny the 2nd Amemdment is supposed to preclude?


37 posted on 02/17/2013 10:15:03 AM PST by onedoug
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To: Dutch Boy

Precisely! But these are NOT mistakes. These a$$hats know that these bills are rarely perused before signing, so it will slip through. Perhaps they should be removed for gross negligence—the signer and the introducer.


38 posted on 02/17/2013 11:01:56 AM PST by SgtHooper (The last thing I want to do is hurt you. But it's still on the list.)
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To: Oatka

Ah, but the wording is “may” not “shall”. Thus, it is at the discretion of the Sheriff. So pick out the libtards who own guns, and “review” their homes.


39 posted on 02/17/2013 11:05:16 AM PST by SgtHooper (The last thing I want to do is hurt you. But it's still on the list.)
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To: Rappini

“It sounds like it’s time for a boat trip.”

It sounds like its time to drain the lake.


40 posted on 02/17/2013 11:17:24 AM PST by ctdonath2 (3% of the population perpetrates >50% of homicides...but gun control advocates blame metal boxes.)
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To: Olydawg

Well, they include the right to inspect the property of everyone who signs a farm plan in the plan and no one resisted, so they think that they can get away with inspecting for guns. They also use aerial photography to inspect rural property for violations of such things as zoning, storm water regulations and farm plans.

No one fights back, they just complain and then sign the stupid farm plans. They cannot make a farmer sign a farm plan. They have no means of enforcement. I have a friend who refused to sign and they just eventually dropped the issue. She complied with their demands as far as fencing the animals and that sort of thing, but she refused to sign the agreement that would allow them to enter her property at will for inspection.


41 posted on 02/17/2013 11:31:17 AM PST by Eva
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To: Rappini
It sounds like it’s time for a boat trip.

Frankly, it sounds more like it's time for a "tar and feathers" party...

42 posted on 02/17/2013 11:38:12 AM PST by Gritty (The 2nd Amendment protects the right to shoot tyrants effectively, not deer-Judge A. Napolitano)
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To: Olydawg

Hey, I thought that the Democrats were all about the right to privacy, that it was the right to privacy that made sodomy laws unenforceable.


43 posted on 02/17/2013 11:42:07 AM PST by Eva
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To: Olydawg

This is tantamount to the government stationing soldiers inside your home.

just because someone exercised their rights.


44 posted on 02/17/2013 11:43:48 AM PST by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: Little Ray
...

As it will be in the future, it was at the birth of Man
There are only four things certain since Social Progress began.
That the Dog returns to his Vomit and the Sow returns to her Mire,
And the burnt Fool's bandaged finger goes wabbling back to the Fire;

And that after this is accomplished, and the brave new world begins
When all men are paid for existing and no man must pay for his sins,
As surely as Water will wet us, as surely as Fire will burn,
The Gods of the Copybook Headings with terror and slaughter return!


45 posted on 02/17/2013 12:41:39 PM PST by DuncanWaring (The Lord uses the good ones; the bad ones use the Lord.)
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To: txrefugee
Remember this prediction.

No one on this board will be alive to see this come true.

46 posted on 02/17/2013 12:54:36 PM PST by xone
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To: Olydawg

Dems make mistakes all the time.


47 posted on 02/17/2013 1:11:11 PM PST by gundog (Help us, Nairobi-Wan Kenobi...you're our only hope.)
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To: MNGal

Exactly. The two sponsors of the bill claim not to have read it all the way through: they are not even pretending to have written it.

So, who did?

We really, really need to find the answer to that question.


48 posted on 02/17/2013 1:58:12 PM PST by absalom01 (You should do your duty in all things. You cannot do more, and you should never wish to do less.)
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To: Olydawg

by mistake my foot!


49 posted on 02/17/2013 2:23:50 PM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: Nik Naym
Are the lefties really this stupid or do they actually want to start a war?

Yes and yes.

And there will be some that will get killed. I won't shed any tears for these tyrants. They can all die as far as I'm concerned.

50 posted on 02/17/2013 2:58:23 PM PST by unixfox (Abolish Slavery, Repeal The 16th Amendment!)
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