Skip to comments.Schumer’s Transfer Tyranny “Protecting Responsible Gun Sellers Act of 2013”
Posted on 03/15/2013 7:21:16 AM PDT by EXCH54FE
S. 374 represents a direct blow to Americans right to keep and bear arms without excessive government interference. The bill holds that any transfer of a firearm must be conducted via a middleman (in practice, a law-enforcement officer or the holder of a Federal Firearms License) and that a transferee is obliged to submit to a check under the FBIs National Instant Criminal Background Check System. There are good-faith arguments in favor of and against this provision. But Chuck Schumer has narrowed the definition of transfer so strictly as to make his proposition absurd. If, for example, a gun owner leaves his home for more than seven days leaving his firearms with his roommate, or gay partner, or landlord hell be committing a felony that carries a five-year prison term. And while married couples are exempted from falling afoul of that provision, the family exemptions apply only to recorded gifts and not to temporary transfers. In order to avoid making felons of millions of couples, the government would, at the very least, need to spell out clearly what constitutes gifting a gun within a family and what constitutes a temporary transfer, thus regulating an area that has hitherto largely been left alone.
What else would change? Well, it would be illegal to lend a gun to a friend so that he can go shooting. Want to give your pistol to your neighbor so he can pop down to the range for a few hours but dont have time to go with him? Sorry, better make sure you look good in orange. Need more than the allowed 24 hours to report a stolen gun to the authorities? What is this Somalia? Youre a felon: Sharing guns between buddies on a hunting trip? Five years inside for you.
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It’s no surprise Schumer would come up with this. Everything that Nappy headed idiot does is absurd.
Only the totally brain dead cannot see that our government and crapheads like Schumer are determined to turn us all into slaves of the Government.
This is tyranny in our lifetime.
They seem to be begging for a Civil War.The only thing stopping it now is the borrowed money Oama keeps passing out. When the economy goes down the tubes—and it will— it’s Katie bar the door. They know it that is why they are trying to disarm us while arming the Government.
What about books.. as was brought up the other day during a senate hearing.
How are laws affecting the right to keep and bear arms any different than laws affecting books vis-a-vis the respective Amendments?
What happens when..
Not a book ban, says Senator. No threat to the First Amendment. Books are not outlawed. People will not be required to turn in all their books. There will not be total book confiscation.
Senator Feinstein's insult-bindings ban makes illegal books that have bindings that disturb public tranquility by insulting or threatening segments of society or society in general. Though the contents of the book may be like thousands of others the appearance of the book makes the book illegal.
NO, there aren't. Schumer's proposed legislation is just a placeholder in that long trek to full registration and confiscation.
His 'sensible' proposals are supposedly merely to make us safe, at least on the surface. The real purpose is to eventually disarm the American citizen who isn't one of his DHS goons, or Holder's people, or some illegal Mexican or common ghetto thug.
I am not going to 'background check' anything, I'm not going to 'register' anything, and I damned sure won't be turning anything. Whatever I have or had or will have was sold to some punk at a gun show, coincidentally before his legislation would kick in, and no, I didn't do a background check, etc. why would I care about that? It was one of 'his' people....
Let's see if FR has its sear fixed yet, or if we get the unwanted 'three-round burst'.
This is the scariest thing I have read in a long time.
I've been saying that for years (look at tagline)
Which would encompass about 51% of the people who voted in the last presidential election.
That dirtbag is an enemy of the state.
The electorate of NY vote for those who publicly state their anti-gun positions. When they follow they get all cranky. I think the voters of NY are pretty stupid! You can’t have socialism/communism and your freedoms too. You’re going to have to chose one or the other. I suspect this hasn’t yet (and maybe never will) dawned on them...
You are correct.
Only the brain dead could have voted for Obama.
When a racial vote of 95% vote for someone only because that person is half black that is a brain dead decision.
When a political party votes for someone only because he belong to that party, That is a brain dead decision.
When a group of Homosexuals vote for someone only-—well we all know Homosexuals are brain dead.
Next for the women. As long as they can kill their unborn and get free birth control-— which half of them are too stupid to use.-— They vote for Obama . That is a brain dead decision.
We are so screwed.
FULLY AGREE!! Yet they think they're the elite and look down their noses at those of us in "fly-over country."
Youre going to have to chose one or the other.
New Yorkers long ago decided that they wanted nothing to do with freedom. Massholes too.
Schumer is not an idiot. He is pure EVIL.
We couldn't figure it out, so we're missing a lot of views.
“That dirtbag is an enemy of the state.”
No! Schumer is an enabler of the state and an enemy of freedom-minded people everywhere.
It is we who cherish liberty & individual freedoms who are enemies of the state! And the state has declared war on us.
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