Skip to comments.Obama talks of limiting some gun use in wake of Colorado massacre
Posted on 07/25/2012 8:10:49 PM PDT by Innovative
President Obama has added his voice to the push for limits on Americans' gun use in the wake the massacre last week at a movie theater in Colorado.
Obama, speaking Wednesday evening to the National Urban League, affirmed his belief in Americans' right to own guns, but he singled out assault rifles as better suited for soldiers than civilians.
"I believe the Second Amendment guarantees an individual the right to bear arms," Obama said. "But I also believe that a lot of gun owners would agree that AK-47s belong in the hands of soldiers, not on the streets of our cities."
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How many of the daily black-on-black gun murders in Soetoro’s Chicago involve AK-47s?
The Left's base is truly pissed, and that's funny because any leftist pol would need to wait for a week or so for the whores in the media to do their magic and mold public opinion.
Of course, the press is running with this like crazy.
For Obama, the a gun ban works for him because it would help get his base in line. For Dem Congressmen, a proposed gun ban is a nightmare, but O won't have any trouble throwing them under the bus.
Just A Reminder
UN arms treaty takes shape, raising alarm among gun rights advocates
“For a treaty to become U.S. law, two-thirds of the Senate must vote to ratify it. Still, experts told FoxNews.com that if the Obama administration signs on and the Senate does not expressly reject it, the treaty may later be enforceable in the United States as international “customary law” - absent a successful challenge based on the Constitution. “
Of course! Just like in good old Chicago where everyone but the criminals have effectively been disarmed by the toughest gun control laws in the country.
It’s those bitter middle-americans who cling to guns and religion that need to be controlled because they just might defend themselves.
It is much less about guns than it is Control.
Keep that thought in reserve.
Its getting close
Communists have killed how many? Maybe 150 million of their own citizens often by class warfare. I think Obama is proud to be of the same idiology. I am ashamed of him.
Well, well, well.
The builder of The Obama Rifles, commonly called Fast and Furious, (with all due credit to his significant somebody helper-builder AG Holder), is getting into Gun-Running in the Rockies too.
This has been a busy week for World Class Dictator Creepy Commie Kenyan Obama.
The UN has gotten promises from Obama that he will violate, again, the US Constitution by signing a UN Gun Control Agreement, and now The Rockies!
Wow! How does a loose-lipped Dictator find time to even have enemies?
Sign this, fly there, raise money from hated millionaires and billionaires, speak another sermon on Commune Amerika! Busy, busy, busy!
Yep. Obama perfected his gun-running with fast and furious.
I guess that is what Obama means when he says: “I want everybody to have a fair shot.”
Stupid me, I thought he was talking about a shot of Whiskey!
I can’t believe that in some polls, almost 48% AREN’T ashamed of him!!
How to stop a massacre
Thanks! It is old, but man does hit hit the bullseye
And somebody on foodstamps should not be allowed to vote. Deal bro.
How about some US Marshals and an arrest warrant instead.
Wait, that's already illegal?!
I don’t trust Romney any more than Obama on this issue. I do trust a Republican House and (hopefully) Senate to hold the line on 2A rights however. Not sure I trust the SCOTUS on the matter of another AWB either.
Right - when they talk about gun control, it’s controlling those they can, decent Americans. They know they can’t disarm the street gangs because they don’t care about law. They can only prevent law abiding citizens from protecting themselves from those gangs, and the government.
Liberal socialist believe that the second amendment only provides a right to hunting rifles. While we arm terrorist in Libya to over throw their corrupt government, Americans are to be left with single shot rifles and slingshots only after acquiring a permit (permission) from their government and next the UN!
Yeah. In his first act he took Romneys socialized healthcare plan and idea for an auto bailout.
Maybe in the 2nd term, he could use Romneys assault weapons ban in Mass as a blueprint.
Come on now, this is about Obama.
Just go along with the GOP liberals, OK?
Nope they do belong in citizens hands. So we can take down crazies like this guy. Or anyone ele who poses an immediate threat to law abiding citizens.
If Obama made that gesture at a publik skool they’d suspend or expel him.
In the great picture you posted, “The Founder’s Intent,” it appears that the Continental Army soldier on the lower right is wishing that he had an AK-47 at that moment. ;-)
[Little humor there. AR-15s are fine when kept clean. So are AK variants. I was issued M-16s, M-203s and several other weapons for duty for a few years. ...carried ‘em for at least 100s of miles and many, many days and nights...fired ‘em for many, many hours on ranges.]
And good point on “Founders’ Intent.”
What an idiot our soldiers don’t use ak-47’s. Did he just elevate al-qada terrorist to the rank of Soldiers? Don’t look for the media to make hay out of this they are too busy still giggling about what newspapers Sarah Palin reads....
or wait I know because he intends to gut the DOD budgets to pay for more welfare give aways, what he means is our soldiers will be using the old AK-47’s that they collect on the battlefield
Obama is so out of touch it is scary.
I'll go out on a limb here but It's reasonable to assume that they wanted the Militia armed with the finest weapons available.
Bingo. Give that man a cigar.
First thing in my head when I saw this was Uncle Rahm and his famous crisis/waste comment.
It'd be interesting to see what's in Obummer's own file.
He has abandonment issues from both his father AND mother running out on him.
He abused cocaine, pot, and who knows what other drugs.
He was indoctrinated as a child in antiAmerican rhetoric by socialists.
He's one screwed up nutcase venting against America.
Because everyone knows that the Second Amendment was put in place to protect the peoples' right to hunt and target shoot.
Yeah, AK-47's are outdated. We should all have AK-103's. Or the -104.
Though I'd be perfectly willing to settle for semi-auto versions in the above, or semi-auto versions of M-14, or FN-FAL. A guy can only carry so much ammo...
Does anyone make a 'semi' version of the modernized Galil? (that would be nice!)
Just for hanging on the wall and admiring, of course.
But the guy wants "AK-47's "in the hands of soldiers?" Our own soldiers don't field that weapon. Hmmm, he thinks the old Soviet-bloc type soldiers, and the turd worlders should have them?
Whose side is this guy on? Those are the guys who should be disarmed. With those seized weapons passed out to U.S. citizenry. For wall hangings, of course. Mementos to peace, we could call them.
Shhh, we don't want to confuse people with the facts.
Soldiers. With AK's.
Not "our" guys, or hardly any soldiers of nations much aligned with us...
A right ever repressed by tyrants but always held by common man.
A right ever repressed by tyrants but always held by common man.
The AK-47 is used by the types of soldiers Obama approves of not by American soldiers. He is such a dope.
Man, he’s dumb. I can’t believe he would touch this issue with a 10 foot pole. Gun control, at least on the national scene, is SUCH a losing issue. Good luck with that, Barack.
“...illegal guns in the hands of street hoods that are doing all the killing...”
...illegal guns in the hands of his ‘sons’ that are doing the killing...
“If somebody doesn’t like it he or she should go somewhere else!”
...back to Kenya, and yesterday would not be too soon...but take Reid, Schummer, Pelosi, Holder et al with you, please...
Oh-Bah-Mah probably thinks that “the right to bear arms” has something to do with wearing sleeveless shirts.
That’s why TOTUS goes with him everywhere he goes.
I went to my doctor for a regular checkup the other day he spent an extra 10 minutes on the computer putting in all my info as per Obama Care law I asked only about the new computers in the exam room he stated he now has to register all info to the government he was not happy about it at all as was his nurse. The government will at a key stroke bring up all your medical records at will any item they deem can and will be used to prevent you from getting a CCW mark my words folks its coming. Lock and load.
Going in to a firefight, Obama is the kind of idiot who would say, “Gee, I wish I’d brought less ammo.”
They can’t profile Jihadis, but they can profile gun owners.
Holmes couldn’t have pulled the shooting off on his own, he had to have help from the government. The government made sure that nobody could have a gun to shoot back with; in Obama’s words, “Someone Else Made That Happen!”
Obama throwing a bone to his progressive base so they can say (on MSNBC) that Obama has taken a better ‘position’ on this than Romney and attack Romney, as they did last night.
They were getting pretty frustrated waiting for this. Obama wants to play it both ways on guns as with the tax issue: Example : he says he wants to raise taxes ‘on the rich’ while saying he never raised taxes, (not technically true as there are taxes in Obama-care). Same with guns. He's not proposing any gun control laws :wink, wink.
Do you know what the difference between mitt and obama is... on gun control? mitt has signed the worst anti Second Amendment legislation in the entire USA into law... and obama hasn't... yet!
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"Dig It. First they killed those pigs [ie, rich people], then they ate dinner in the same room with them, they even shoved a fork into a victims stomach! Wild!"
-Weather Underground leader and wife of Bill Ayers, Bernardine Dohrn, referring to the Manson murders
Article: Allies in War -by David Horowitz
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Undercover agent Larry Grathwohl discusses the Weather Underground's post-revolution governing plans for the United States:
"I asked, 'well what is going to happen to those people we can't reeducate, that are diehard capitalists?' and the reply was that they'd have to be eliminated. And when I pursued this further, they estimated they would have to eliminate 25 million people in these reeducation centers. And when I say 'eliminate,' I mean 'kill.' Twenty-five million people. I want you to imagine sitting in a room with 25 people, most of which have graduate degrees, from Columbia and other well-known educational centers, and hear them figuring out the logistics for the elimination of 25 million people. And they were dead serious."
"It was at the Chicago home of [Bill] Ayers and [Bernardine] Dohrn that Obama, then an up-and-coming 'community organizer,' had his political coming out party in 1995. Not content with this rite of passage in Lefty World where unrepentant terrorists are regarded as progressive luminaries, still working 'only to educate' both Obamas tended to the relationship with the Ayers."
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Meet Obamas circle: The same old America-hating Left
I understand that the market price of a US legal, registered, full-auto AK-47 is $15-$20k. As a result, I'd guess that the number of homicides committed in the US with legal, registered full-auto AK-47s since 1986 is pretty close to zero.
Mikhail Kalashnikov designed the AK-47 in 1947, so there are newer and better designs in use throughout the world.
"AK-47s are very safe firearms that belong in the hands of collectors and gun enthusiasts" would be a statement that I would agree with.