Skip to comments.Feinstein Gun Control Bill to Exempt Government Officials
Posted on 01/25/2013 5:27:23 AM PST by Perdogg
Not everyone will have to abide by Senator Dianne Feinstein's gun control bill. If the proposed legislation becomes law, government officials and others will be exempt.
"Mrs. Feinstein's measure would exempt more than 2,200 types of hunting and sporting rifles; guns manually operated by bolt, pump, lever or slide action; and weapons used by government officials, law enforcement and retired law enforcement personnel," the Washington Times reports.
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Yep, and that's the real reason for the exemptions....they don't want to be out gunned.
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I’m exempting myself as well. I could say more, but that will have to suffice for now, I am busy priming empty brass....
WHAT is so special about retired police personnel that they get a special dispensation from our laws?
I smell a Giant Loophole!!!
Get someone like Sheriff Joe to Deputize you and then about a minute later you “retire”, screw you Feinstein!
She really gets off on government power grabs.
You don’t have to. And you won’t be alone if you don’t. But, at some point you may have to fire a shot in anger.
I was wondering the same thing when I read this. I was thinking that they might be used to police the citizens in their own neighborhoods?
Tat old c*** hag should be spending time in a retirement home, not be some loose cannon in the Senate. What are the dumb@$$es in CA going to get rid of this old b**** ?
“...Why do I as a law abiding citizen have to give up the weapon ...”
You don’t. It’s a choice. You either choose to comply, or you don’t.
There’s consequences, sure; how many are willing to bear them? That’s the question.
But there is always the choice. Nobody can ever take that away.
And it’s the same choice as the Founding Fathers and the ordinary folks of their day who just wanted to live out their lives, raise their families according to their belief in God, love their land and Country, and be left the hell alone had to face. Same as us, here, now.
And they agonized over it, same as us, here, now.
It’s all pretty simple when you put it in perspective.
We’re here, we live, we do some things, and then we die. Hopefully, the things we do are good things that leave the world a little better than what we inherited.
And we inherited a pretty damned fine place, paid for in blood and lives.
We owe it to those people who paid that bill to make sure that it’s STILL here after us.
Might be a simplistic way of seeing things...but I’ve found that the simple view is often the right one...
Exactly right - force being the operative word. Even if the majority of gun owners chose to buckle to such an unconstitutional gun grab, those who didn't would still far outnumber the federal jackboots.
I was wondering yesterday with the prayer, if they are attempting to sett up God?
Are they trying to undermind people’s faith in God. Here a man of the cloth ,prayed for God to control guns, and when it doesn’t pass into law- will they blame God?
Will they claim there is no God? Will they erode people’s faith and then swoop in to save them?
I believe that is part of this drama.
Hey, if Princess Fauxcahontis can claim Indian genealogy with no proof, why can’t I claim I’m a high ranking gub’mint employee without proof? There, the ban no apply to me.
Call your Senators.
Don’t let the momentum build, like they are trying to do in VA today.
Um......me neither ;-)
You know, I agree. Some form of a revolution or civil war is going to come again. Not sure just how soon, depends on when the piled and piled upon finally say enough and revolt.
Exempting themselves - just like they did with Obamacare.
What a shock.
Perhaps they fear them...They have training, and maybe some contacts, and access to personal information on most of the sticky butted politicians that are destroying our country...that and a powerful union that would use that info for their benefit....maybe..?? they wouldn't want to make them mad... Blackmail always works on a politician...!! "Political leverage," as they say...
"There is no longer any room for hope. If we wish to be free² if we mean to preserve inviolate those inestimable privileges for which we have been so long contending²if we mean not basely to abandon the noble struggle in which we have been so long engaged, and which we have pledged ourselves never to abandon until the glorious object of our contest shall be obtained, we must fight! I repeat it, sir, we must fight! An appeal to arms and to the God of Hosts is all that is left us! They tell us, sir, that we are weak; unable to cope with so formidable an adversary. But when shall we be stronger? Will it be the next week, or the next year? Will it be when we are totally disarmed, and when a British guard shall be stationed in every house? Shall we gather strength by irresolution and inaction? Shall we acquire the means of effectual resistance, by lying supinely on our backs, and hugging the delusive phantom of hope, until our enemies shall have bound us hand and foot? Sir, we are not weak if we make a proper use of those means which the God of nature hath placed in our power. Three millions of people, armed in the holy cause of liberty, and in such a country as that which we possess, are invincible by any force which our enemy can send against us. Besides, sir, we shall not fight our battles alone. There is a just God who presides over the destinies of nations; and who will raise up friends to fight our battles for us. The battle, sir, is not to the strong alone; it is to the vigilant, the active, the brave. Besides, sir, we have no election. If we were base enough to desire it, it is now too late to retire from the contest. There is no retreat but in submission and slavery! Our chains are forged! Their clanking may be heard on the plains of Boston! The war is inevitable²and let it come! I repeat it, sir, let it come. It is in vain, sir, to extenuate the matter. Gentlemen may cry, Peace, Peace²but there is no peace. The war is actually begun! The next gale that sweeps from the north will bring to our ears the clash of resounding arms! Our brethren are already in the field! Why stand we here idle? What is it that gentlemen wish? What would they have? Is life so dear, or peace so sweet, as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery? Forbid it, Almighty God! I know not what course others may take; but as for me, give me liberty or give me death!!"
Part of the speech given by Patrick Henry at St. Johns Church..March 23, 1776.
I think all of us need to once again read his words and give them serious thought...there is little doubt that revolt is coming...We're just waiting for George Washington to show himself...I really believe our Constitution will survive intact...But its going to cost the blood of patriots to make it so.....