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Connecticut store that sold gun to Newtown shooter's mom loses license
Ny Post ^ | 4/5/12 | AP

Posted on 04/05/2013 2:53:11 PM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda

Connecticut store that sold gun to Newtown shooter's mom loses license From ASSOCIATED PRESS Last Updated: 3:05 PM, April 5, 2013 Posted: 9:15 AM, April 5, 2013 NEW HAVEN, Conn. — A shop that sold a gun to the Newtown school shooter's mother has lost its federal firearms license.

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives revoked the license of Riverview Gun Sales in East Windsor in December. The agency, which confirmed the revocation to reporters Thursday, didn't say why.

Authorities raided the store for undisclosed reasons shortly after the December school shootings in which Adam Lanza killed 20 first-graders and six adults at Sandy Hook Elementary School. He also shot to death his mother, Nancy, at their home. Authorities say he fired 154 shots with a Bushmaster .223-caliber rifle inside the school, then killed himself with a Glock handgun.

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KEYWORDS: banglist; becausewesayso; didntsaywhy; govtabuse; guncontrol; guns; lanza; lanzagunshop; newtown; sandyhook; sandyhookshooting; secondamendment; tyranny; undisclosedreasons
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..for undisclosed reasons,,

Translation: For no legal reason.

1 posted on 04/05/2013 2:53:11 PM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda
Translation: For no legal reason.

By royal edict issued from the White House.

2 posted on 04/05/2013 2:56:43 PM PDT by Zhang Fei (Let us pray that peace be now restored to the world and that God will preserve it always.)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

Everyday I read something like this and think, “how can they do that?”


3 posted on 04/05/2013 2:59:06 PM PDT by Rusty0604
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

They were told to close it and then to find a reason.

As most ATF regulations are purposefully vague, so to mean whatever they want them to, it wasn’t hard to find a reason.

Welcome to the fascist state.


4 posted on 04/05/2013 2:59:31 PM PDT by SampleMan (Feral Humans are the refuse of socialism.)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

The real reason is and always will be ... Because they can!

This is the tyranny of Procedure. The citizen (or business) must now muster the resources to fight back against the unlimited resources of government. It is the war of time and money and government has the advantage with both.


5 posted on 04/05/2013 2:59:36 PM PDT by trubolotta
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda
The communists are on the move. They don't need a reason, just do what they feel like that will move forward the communists banning all weapons in the hands of Americans.
6 posted on 04/05/2013 3:03:13 PM PDT by Logical me
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

wow...is there much difference between the way the imperial president is going after gun shops and gun owners and the way hitler targeted Jewish shops and shop owners??? this is really pathetic...


7 posted on 04/05/2013 3:03:26 PM PDT by God luvs America (63.5 million pay no income tax and vote for DemoKrats...)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda
Of course the mother is not here with her paperwork...and if the gov found it....they destroyed it.

Unbelievable...I hope he sues their pants off.

Sold which gun??

8 posted on 04/05/2013 3:07:47 PM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

Punish the innocent..........


9 posted on 04/05/2013 3:10:32 PM PDT by Forty-Niner (The barely bare berry bear formerly known as Ursus Arctos Horribilis.)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda
they operate outside the law, they don't need no stinking reason...
10 posted on 04/05/2013 3:11:33 PM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

Those were good guys. I’ve bought several guns from them and was planning to go back for another round of goodies. I’ll wait to see if they reopen.


11 posted on 04/05/2013 3:13:12 PM PDT by Track9 (hey Kalid.. kalid.. bang you're dead)
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To: Rusty0604

“Everyday I read something like this and think, “how can they do that?””

This Regime gets away with totalitarian acts because the Congress is bought and paid for by the same people who are controlling the White House.

A shocking statement, for sure, but it is the only explanation apparent when researching who is donating big money to the GOPe and who is behind the Democratic Party and Valerie Jarrett.


12 posted on 04/05/2013 3:16:26 PM PDT by SatinDoll (NATURAL BORN CITZEN: BORN IN THE USA OF CITIZEN PARENTS.)
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To: SatinDoll
If I was the store owner I would do anything to publicize this. But he probably thinks it would be bad marketing. I think it would only be so to people that would never buy from him.
If this is just, then the car salesman that sells a car to someone that proceeds to drink, drive, and kill someone should be shut down.
13 posted on 04/05/2013 3:21:58 PM PDT by Rusty0604
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

East Windsor is 60 miles from Danbury. Why did she travel so far to get a gun or ammo?


14 posted on 04/05/2013 3:22:08 PM PDT by dancusa (Molon Labe)
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To: dancusa

Riverview Gun Sales in East Windsor is the fall guy for an agenda


15 posted on 04/05/2013 3:24:38 PM PDT by dancusa (Molon Labe)
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To: trubolotta; SampleMan

You are both correct. Ask the Reese family in Deming, NM about persecution by the Feral Govt. Nobody will stand up for evil gun dealers. They could crucify them on the sidewalk out front and the MSM would not mention it. Gun dealers are Armenian Jewish Kulaks to this regime.


16 posted on 04/05/2013 3:25:05 PM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: dancusa

If you want to get a handgun there, they will make you go to class for the CCW. Even a .22 pistol.


17 posted on 04/05/2013 3:27:52 PM PDT by dancusa (Molon Labe)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

TOTAL VINDICTIVE B.S.


18 posted on 04/05/2013 3:33:23 PM PDT by Elpasser
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

All part of the Obama regime’s scheme to disarm Americans. There is no such thing as armed slaves.


19 posted on 04/05/2013 3:34:54 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Dude! Where's my Bill of Rights?)
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To: SampleMan

My thoughts exactly, with so many rules and regulations to follow, the feds could shut down most entities anytime they want.


20 posted on 04/05/2013 3:38:40 PM PDT by phormer phrog phlyer
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda
Authorities say he fired 154 shots with a Bushmaster .223-caliber rifle inside the school, then killed himself with a Glock handgun.

Really? I thought the only casings found were pistol rounds. Or do I have my school shooting mixed up?

21 posted on 04/05/2013 3:39:23 PM PDT by hattend (Firearms and ammunition...the only growing industries under the Obama regime.)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

time to lawyer up and fight.


22 posted on 04/05/2013 3:40:11 PM PDT by RC one (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.)
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To: Rusty0604
"If I was the store owner I would do anything to publicize this. But he probably thinks it would be bad marketing. I think it would only be so to people that would never buy from him."

I think you are missing the real story here. When the Gub'ment revokes your license to sell guns it means they have deemed you broke the law. This owner is in danger of being incarcerated. He's probably not worrying much about advertising.

23 posted on 04/05/2013 3:40:59 PM PDT by Mad Dawgg (If you're going to deny my 1st Amendment rights then I must proceed to the 2nd one...)
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To: SatinDoll

More and more I am coming to firmly believe that all congresspersons and judges have been tainted by corruption to some extent. I can only speak from the experience of a low level bureaucrat but I can surmise from the eyes and ears of experience.


24 posted on 04/05/2013 3:45:36 PM PDT by noinfringers2
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To: Mad Dawgg

Obviously we don’t know all the facts and he may have done something illegal, but, based on the reactionary ways of this administration, I am assuming the owner is not guilty of anything other than be the unfortunate person that sold weapons to the mother.
It reminds me of Hillary promising a family member of one of the Bengazi victims that they will hunt down and punish the maker of the inciting video.


25 posted on 04/05/2013 3:47:15 PM PDT by Rusty0604
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For what it's worth department and that may not be much. But it appears the store has some problems keeping track of it's merchandise if the following account is any indication.

The following is from The Blaze and links/excerpts a portion of the Hartford Courant.

From the Hartford Courant:

On Saturday, a South Windsor man — who had received a suspended prison sentence and two years probation in May for stealing a dozen rifles and shotguns from Riverview Sales — tried to steal a sniper rifle from the same store, police said.

Jordan Marsh, 26, pleaded guilty May 10 to a single count of stealing a firearm and received a suspended prison sentence and two years of probation. He initially faced 12 counts of stealing a firearm and other larceny charges.

According to East Windsor police, on Saturday, Marsh grabbed a Bushmaster .50-caliber rifle from Riverview Sales valued at $5,000 and ran from the store. When store employees confronted Marsh, he pulled a knife, then fled on foot. Police officers eventually caught and arrested him.

“Police said Riverview Gun Sales had no idea the AR-15 Marsh stole was missing. Management at the store didn’t know about 11 guns that Marsh had allegedly stolen last year until they were notified by detectives,” WFSB-TV reports.

Riverview Gun Sales has had inventory issues in the past. State police raided a Connecticut home in 2007 and reportedly found a number of stolen firearms belonging to the store.

East Windsor police Detective Matthew Carl previously told WFSB-TV that at one point, the “Riverview gun store was missing upwards of 30 plus guns.”

26 posted on 04/05/2013 3:52:27 PM PDT by deport
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To: Mad Dawgg

Another thing that comes to my mind: I guess these days they can find a law that anyone has broken if they want to, Gibson Guitars comes to mind. Must be using ‘Atlas Shrugged’ as a playbook.


27 posted on 04/05/2013 3:53:52 PM PDT by Rusty0604
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To: Travis McGee

Hmmm... the name Bardiwell comes to mind...


28 posted on 04/05/2013 3:54:43 PM PDT by glock rocks (No, the game never ends, when your whole world depends, on the turn of a friendy card.)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

That would have prevented it! /sarc.


29 posted on 04/05/2013 3:58:40 PM PDT by CommieCutter
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To: Rusty0604

Obviously we don’t know all the facts ....

***********

That is correct but if the shop is/was having trouble securing their inventory then that may be part of this investigation. Who knows what is the truth is at this time.

See post #26 where I found a little info about the Shop.


30 posted on 04/05/2013 3:59:42 PM PDT by deport
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

Unaccounted for stock. High theft rate. This was addressed some while back on FR, there was a video of a perp walking out with an AR and no one apparently even noticed


31 posted on 04/05/2013 4:01:22 PM PDT by Figment
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To: Travis McGee
You are both correct. Ask the Reese family in Deming, NM about persecution by the Feral Govt. Nobody will stand up for evil gun dealers. They could crucify them on the sidewalk out front and the MSM would not mention it. Gun dealers are Armenian Jewish Kulaks to this regime

It really is frightening... Check out some of the Stossel specials.

There was this lobster fisherman who spent 6 years in federal prison for using boxes instead of bags (or the other way around) that everyone in the area used for years... And part of it was he had supposedly broken a law in a Central American country that the country admitted didn't apply to him. He lost everything.

Or how the government continues to persecute land owners who have won in federal court, but the agencies don't give a damn.

Some of these stories are really horrifying and need to be spread to the public.

But then the whole country watched with nary a peep as the federal government incinerated 50+ people, including children.

Mark

32 posted on 04/05/2013 4:01:53 PM PDT by MarkL (Do I really look like a guy with a plan?)
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To: deport

Thanks for the info.


33 posted on 04/05/2013 4:02:21 PM PDT by Rusty0604
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

Time to start rounding up de jewwwwwwwssssssss......(sarc)!


34 posted on 04/05/2013 4:02:29 PM PDT by broken_arrow1 (I regret that I have but one life to give for my country - Nathan Hale "Patriot")
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It reminds me of Hillary promising a family member of one of the Bengazi victims that they will hunt down and punish the maker of the inciting video.

Well, they certainly did, and I believe he's still in jail. Of course he actually had nothing to do with Bengazi, but that's besides the point... Oh, look over there!... A shiny object!

Mark

35 posted on 04/05/2013 4:04:42 PM PDT by MarkL (Do I really look like a guy with a plan?)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

http://www.riverviewsales.net/


36 posted on 04/05/2013 4:06:22 PM PDT by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet - Mater tua caligas exercitus gerit ;-{)
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To: deport

I posted my recollection of this before I saw your post. I didn’t have the links though. I don’t think many of the posters on this thread read it or care for facts unfortunately


37 posted on 04/05/2013 4:07:32 PM PDT by Figment
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

“Translation: For no legal reason.”

I think the NRA among many other conservative groups might find a lot of cause to advance this case.

A man is not guilty of any crime just because some loontic steals something he sold to a client and uses it to commit crimes.

If that were the case then every car dealership in America would have to be shut down.


38 posted on 04/05/2013 4:11:29 PM PDT by Monorprise (`)
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To: MarkL

Of all the appalling things she said during that whole fiasco, to me that was one of the most appalling. From what I remember, the victim’s father shared the same sentiment.


39 posted on 04/05/2013 4:11:58 PM PDT by Rusty0604
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To: God luvs America

To #7: The difference between the “imperial president” (read as Commissar) as going after gun shop owners and the way Hitler targeted Jewish shops and shop owners” is two-fold.

1. Obama represents Creeping Communism.

2. He hasn’t made gun shop owners put Yellow No-Gun signs in their windows nor has he yet made them wear Yellow “No Guns” stars on their clothing.

But, give him enough time and that too shall come to pass.

Doesn’t the sound of “Heil Holder” sound really cool, and frightfully real?

“Of Things to Come”!


40 posted on 04/05/2013 4:14:51 PM PDT by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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...like it was HIS fault!

Stupid libtards!


41 posted on 04/05/2013 4:16:51 PM PDT by LUV W (All my heroes wear camos!)
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To: dancusa

Why not? I’ve traveled 150 miles before to go to a gun show.


42 posted on 04/05/2013 4:22:08 PM PDT by MachIV
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

Riverview has had some problems in the past [12/12]. I assumed those problems were resolved. Apparently not.

http://www.ydr.com/ci_22240297/gun-shop-where-nancy-lanza-bought-rifle-raided


43 posted on 04/05/2013 4:24:16 PM PDT by Daffynition (The essential American soul is hard, isolate, stoic, and a killer. It has never yet melted. — D.H.)
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maybe the imperial president has not made gun owners wear yellow stars on their clothing yet but his stenographers at the gannett papers posted an interactive map of where they live in NY....just as dangerous...


44 posted on 04/05/2013 4:28:11 PM PDT by God luvs America (63.5 million pay no income tax and vote for DemoKrats...)
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To: deport

This Marsh connection to Lanza is quite strange. Remember now, we’re operating *without* the state attorney’s/state police report. Everything is speculation at this point.

http://www.abovetopsecret.com/forum/thread915636/pg1


45 posted on 04/05/2013 4:38:31 PM PDT by Daffynition (The essential American soul is hard, isolate, stoic, and a killer. It has never yet melted. — D.H.)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

I sure hope this goes to court. Oh wait.. The courts are corrupt, too.


46 posted on 04/05/2013 4:44:07 PM PDT by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America (PRISON AT BENGHAZI?????)
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To: Travis McGee
Gun dealers are Armenian Jewish Kulaks to this regime.

At this point, with a complicit MSM, the Obama regime could start executing Tea Party members in cold blood, and the MSM would cheer.

47 posted on 04/05/2013 4:58:13 PM PDT by Flick Lives (We're going to be just like the old Soviet Union, but with free cell phones!)
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To: God luvs America

To #44: Good analogy. In Nazi Germany they put Yellow Jewish stars on Jewish-owned stores and then on the Jews themselves.

In America, the Gannnet newspaper puts a target sign on legal, lawful gun owners.

The same result: State Gestapo or Street Criminal Gestapo now have their targetted illuminated for them.

ONE MAJOR DIFFERENCE. Jews were not allowed to possess firearms in Nazi Germany.

So far, Americans are still allowed to possess legal firearms, but if New York, Connecticut, Maryland and Colorado have their way (and they are well on their “way”), this privilege will be taxed, licensed, and investigate into oblivion.

Just replace the Swastika (by reshaping it), and you end up with the Hammer and Sickle. Same old, same old.

Have we learned nothing from the past?


48 posted on 04/05/2013 5:20:35 PM PDT by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: Rusty0604
"I am assuming the owner is not guilty of anything other than be the unfortunate person that sold weapons to the mother."

You should talk to Licensed Gun Sellers. If the ATF says you are guilty then you are guilty. They can manipulate the system to get the result they want because of the way they write the laws. Fight them and try and bring their dog and pony show out into the light and then masked gunmen kick down your doors and confiscate things and if you resist then they shoot you.

49 posted on 04/05/2013 5:37:19 PM PDT by Mad Dawgg (If you're going to deny my 1st Amendment rights then I must proceed to the 2nd one...)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

this is so not right. Is this our future? Gun gets stolen or whatever, gun gets used in a crime, and then either gun owner or seller is prosecuted? This is sooooo not right!


50 posted on 04/05/2013 5:54:37 PM PDT by murrie ("Dont be a blockhead" John Adams)
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