Skip to comments.Kamala Harris is proposing a new kind of 'red flag' law to take guns away from racists
Posted on 08/16/2019 3:49:10 AM PDT by SkyPilot
Democratic presidential candidate and Sen. Kamala Harris (Calif.) has taken the concept of "red flag" gun confiscation laws a step further with a proposal to take guns away from white nationalists who might commit a hate crime.
According to a policy proposal on her campaign website Wednesday, Harris said she would work to "combat and disarm violent hate" from white supremacists by pushing for legislation to give courts the ability to issue "Domestic Terrorism Prevention Orders" to take away the guns of "a suspected terrorist or individual who may imminently perpetrate a hate crime."
According to the statement, such orders "will allow certain individuals, including law enforcement officers and family members, to petition a federal court to temporarily restrict a person's access to guns if they exhibit clear evidence of dangerousness."
"We need to take action to keep guns out of the hands of dangerous people and stop violent, hate-fueled attacks before they happen," Harris said in a statement. "By focusing on confronting these domestic terror threats, we can save lives."
Wednesday's proposal doesn't, however, explain how peoples' due process rights would be protected under such a law or what specific safeguards would be put in place to keep people from being stripped of their gun rights and property based on their viewpoints alone.
"What Harris is basically calling for is a way to punish people explicitly for holding unpopular opinions by taking their guns from them," Tom Knighton says of the proposal at Bearing Arms.
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It doesn't matter. If you're white and love America, we can make you one....whatever it is.
Who defines someone as a "Racist?"
Well, the left of course.
If you don't think the totalitarian left is coming for you yet, you are not paying attention.
This is EXACTLY why pro-liberty, pro-freedom, pro-2nd Amendment people like me oppose any kind of “gun control” laws. Every single one of them has two strikes against it. One, it will not work, it will not stop someone bent on death and destruction- in spite of being sold that way. Two, as demonstrated here, every single “common sense” gun control law is merely a stepping stone, that much further down the slippery slope towards disarmament. Its never going to be just an assault weapons ban, just magazine limits, just background checks, just red flag laws... Because they will not stop the next whack job. When they inevitably fail, the anti gun, (really pro disarmament, that’s their goal) types will push for more. We are seeing the next salvo of abuse right here.
Communists don’t believe in due process.
And Patriots think communists belong in the ground, not in power.
I wonder if she intends on starting with those black racist in the inner cities?
“...who may imminently perpetrate a hate crime.”
As has been pointed out to me here by a couple of Freeper’s...
This is “Minority Report”.
Racism is a two way street. Harris is not proposing a two way street approach. Therefore the DNC propaganda mills and the accompanying Orwellian system overlords have their work to do.
Conservative, Christian, Trump supporter - get turned in under a Red Flag Law and raided in the middle of the night. This is a Leftist/Marxist/Communist dream. I hope President Trump is listening.
Dangerousness? There could be evidence of dangerousnesstastacism. How about that?
What ever happened to the word simply known as "danger"?
Everyone is a racist. So this should cover just about everyone they want disarmed.
If racists lose their gun rights, every democrat and RINO in the country, should be disarmed.
There are a hell of a lot more black racists than white ones!!!
These people call anyone who looks at them with a dyspeptic look a “racist”, so this would no doubt give them an open license to confiscate weapons from anyone they choose.
More anti-white BS. GFY!
Unpopular to gun grabbers but not 2A proponents. Im so sick of the stealth injections of word salads.
And all white people are racists
What is wrong with you ?
It’s racial profiling. Didn’t democrats spend months wailing about how wrong racial profiling is?
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