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  • The left has called for gun confiscation over 75 times – Beto version 2019

    12/02/2019 7:59:56 AM PST · by Hustoon71 · 34 replies
    Dec. 2, 2019
    Destroying the lie from the national socialist left that ‘no one is talking about gun confiscation’.Joy Behar, Robert Francis ‘Beto’ O’Rouke and Representative Eric ‘nukem’ Swawell (D-CA) epitomise the mendacity of the left in demanding gun confiscation while denying that they are demanding gun confiscation. Like many others of the national socialist left, they want to push for their final solution to the liberty problem while still pretending to be ‘liberal’, using all manner of soft sounding synonyms for the taking of the people’s property. Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) loves to talk on this subject, but according to him, anyone...
  • Sweeping VA gun ban, likely confiscation without grandfather clause, proposed by state legislature

    11/27/2019 11:12:58 AM PST · by Roman_War_Criminal · 99 replies
    AMN ^ | 11/26/19 | Ryan Morgan
    Virginia lawmakers are now considering a state law banning the ownership of certain semi-automatic guns deemed “assault firearms” and limiting the magazine capacity of other firearms in the state — and there are no clauses that would allow existing owners to continue possessing them. Virginia state Sen. Richard Saslaw introduced SB16, which would expand the definition of an “assault firearm” to cover many different semi-automatic rifles and pistols. The bill would call for the ban of such firearms, barring people from purchasing, possessing, selling or transferring those weapons. Among the changes in firearm definitions, the bill would expand the term...
  • Joy Behar Calls for Deception to Confiscate Guns

    11/11/2019 5:08:46 AM PST · by marktwain · 42 replies
    AmmoLand ^ | 6 November, 2019 | Dean Weingarten
    U.S.A. –-( Joy Behar revealed a key piece of the Progressive Project to her listeners on 4 November, 2019. She advised politicians who want to confiscate guns from U.S. citizens to deceive the voters so the politicians could get elected; then confiscate the guns.To the Left, this is nothing controversial. The whole point of Progressivism is the electorate is too stupid and ignorant to govern themselves. They believe the purpose of an elite is to deceive the governed (through manipulation of the information they receive, and controlling the narrative), so as to allow the elite to keep power and govern...
  • Elizabeth Warren: ‘Take Weapons of War Off Our Street’

    10/25/2019 12:32:34 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 59 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 08/24/19 | AWR HAWKINS
    During an October 24, 2019, town hall in New Hampshire, Democrat presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren suggested it is time to “take weapons of war off our street.” Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) also voiced support for ammunition controls and background checks. She did not mention that the U.S. has had background checks since 1998.On August 15, 2019, Breitbart News reported Warren’s promise of “executive action in every corner” for gun control, should she be elected.On October 2, 2019, Breitbart News reported Warren’s push for a federal limit on the number of guns an American can purchase. She admitted that limited gun purchases will not solve gun violence by...
  • New Zealand Ammunition Supplier - Predicts Revolution

    10/16/2019 11:58:44 AM PDT · by srmanuel · 27 replies
    RNZ ^ | 6/19/2019 | RNZ
    As most of us know New Zealand recently passed massive gun buyback and confiscation laws as a response to a Mosque Shooting... The media in this country after heaping praise on the Prime Minister of New Zealand has completely ignored the story... This youtube video features a major ammunition seller in New Zealand indicating that unless the laws are reversed a violent revolution could happen....basically saying what else do the people have to lose if their rights have been taken away... Last night and Today Beto O'Rourke has proposed what Democrats really want, which is Gun Confiscation It just goes...
  • Bump stock ban's flop a bad omen for Democrats' gun buyback plan

    10/10/2019 9:25:27 AM PDT · by dynachrome · 18 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 10-6-19 | David Sherfinski
    The federal government collected fewer than 1,000 bump stocks during the run-up to a new ban in March, despite estimates that hundreds of thousands of the devices that mimic machine gun fire are in circulation, according to federal data provided to The Washington Times by the Justice Department. As the nation marked the second anniversary Oct. 1 of the Las Vegas massacre, which prodded the Trump administration to ban bump stocks, the numbers offer a cautionary tale on the scope and resources needed to enforce any sort of gun buyback program. The administration cited estimates that 280,000 to 520,000 bump-stock-type...
  • Beto’s “Hell, Yes” is greatest gift of all to President Trump and Republicans

    09/21/2019 1:11:59 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 5 replies
    The Patriot-News ^ | September 21, 2019 | Marc A. Scaringi
    Democratic presidential candidate Robert Francis O’Rourke (aka “Beto”) has just presented President Trump and Republicans with the greatest political gift of all – “Hell yes, we’re going to take your AR-15, your AK-47!” Beto shouted those words about his new gun confiscation plan at the Democratic presidential debate hosted by ABC News in Houston, Texas. After decades of experienced Democratic politicians denying it, this young, upstart wannabe president finally gave the true answer – the answer conservatives have always known is the end game of Democrats’ gun control proposals – confiscation. Now the president and Republicans have all the ammunition...
  • [Flashback] The Democrats Will Never Confiscate Your Guns. Instead, You’ll Hand them Over

    08/31/2019 5:41:10 PM PDT · by Boomer · 138 replies
    All Outdoor .com ^ | August 31, 2016 | Bill J
    I see and hear a lot of talk about how a national gun registration and/or confiscation would be the trigger that would spark a second American Revolution, as patriots rise up to resist the jackbooted thugs who are going door-to-door taking away people’s arms. I have bad news for everyone who’s waiting for national registration or a mass confiscation so they can get their armed rebellion on: a national database of gun owners already exists, and a national confiscation effort will never happen. Ever. Instead, you’ll hand over your firearms peacefully. All of them, even the ones you paid cash...
  • Where are the Pictures of Confiscated/Turned in Guns in New Zealand?

    08/29/2019 4:39:44 AM PDT · by marktwain · 25 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 27 Australia, 2019 | Dean Weingarten
    On 15 March 2019, a political terrorist attacked two mosques located in Christchurch, New Zealand. He killed 51 people and wounded many more. The far-left government of Jacinda Ardem immediately set on a course to ban semi-automatic firearms in New Zealand. Those opposed were shouted down. The government censor worked hard to keep the public from reading the manifesto published by the terrorist. That conveniently prevented people from knowing that gun confiscation was one of his goals. When academic John Lott pointed this out on Twitter, he was banned.Initial reports were few guns were being turned in, partly because...
  • As Trump waffles, some Democrats talk up mandatory gun buybacks, licensing

    08/24/2019 12:48:43 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 39 replies
    NBC News ^ | August 24, 2019 | Benjy Sarlin
    Rep. Eric Swalwell of California might have left the presidential race, but his signature issue is still on the primary ballot. After the mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton earlier this month, Swalwell’s proposal for a mandatory buyback of all assault-style weapons was embraced by the congressman who represented the Texas border city, former Rep. Beto O’Rourke — giving the idea its highest-profile platform yet. Swalwell has been actively advising presidential candidates to follow his lead, telling them in conversations that “the moms will have your back,” even as critics denounce the plan as gun confiscation that would turn...
  • New Zealand Encounters Problems Enforcing Gun Ban without Registration

    07/18/2019 10:24:43 AM PDT · by marktwain · 18 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 16 July, 2019 | Dean Weingarten
    New Zealand attempted controls on firearms ownership from 1845 to 1885. It was not very effective.  From 1885 to 1912, the arms control law was generally a dead letter. From 1912 to 1945 arms control was again attempted, primarily as a means of preventing revolution. From 1945 to 1965, there was again a peaceful enjoyment of firearms with few controls in New Zealand. There were registration controls on the books, but they proved ineffective. Because of increasing crime rates, from the middle 1960's to 1983, the New Zealand police struggled with the ineffective registration system.  The information was obtained...
  • Which Firearm Would You Prefer to be Confiscated First?

    06/05/2019 6:29:00 PM PDT · by week 71 · 109 replies
    Vanity | 6/5/2019 | Week71
    When the proverbial 'they' start confiscating firearms - what type of guns would you be more willing to relinquish? (any red blooded American the obvious answer is none) But for a thought experiment. - Handguns, AR-15(and similar firearms), or shotguns? Since I understand the 2nd Amendment to mostly be addressing citizens defending themselves from tyranny, I lean toward handguns. Note I say this as a CCW holder who carries legally and in legal places in my state all the time. I find it interesting the NPCs (programmed for tyranny) want to rid the US of AR's - which are involved...
  • Racial wealth gap is vast: 2020 Democrats have plans to close it

    05/20/2019 9:44:11 AM PDT · by Responsibility2nd · 72 replies
    NBC News ^ | 05/20/2019 | Benjy Sarlin
    From reparations to "baby bonds," Democratic candidates are proposing big ideas to confront inequality. If you’ve been to an event with a Democrat running for president this year, there's a good chance you’ve heard about it: the racial wealth gap. Candidates are regularly bringing up the fact that the typical black family has only one-tenth the assets of the typical white family — a divide that has grown larger than it was 35 years ago. Far from a niche concern, candidates have incorporated it into their signature proposals. They've addressed it in speeches not just to black churches in South...
  • Meditation on a Blood Libel -- A Yiannopoulos Blood Libel

    05/05/2019 1:00:54 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 13 replies
    Frontpage Mag ^ | May 1, 2019 | Vanessa Jones
    On April 19, 2019, Frontpage Mag published Milo Yiannopoulos’ lamentation on the burning of the Notre Dame Cathedral. While I share his grief over this irreplaceable loss to Western Civilization and Christianity, I was shocked to discover that he felt the necessity to trash the Jews. He did so under the convenient cover that he is a Jew -- as he states, through matrilineal descent. But, more significant than his bloodline, his belief system seems to be Catholic as evidenced by his adoration of the Virgin Mary: Mary—the ‘Our Lady’ of Notre Dame—is proof of the incarnation. It is her...
  • (Mayor)Peduto eager to take on challengers to Pittsburgh’s proposed gun ban

    03/29/2019 9:27:51 AM PDT · by Buckeye McFrog · 18 replies
    TribLIVE ^ | 3/24/2019 | Bob Bauder
    Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto on Thursday said he is looking forward to a promised legal battle over the city’s proposed gun ban and plans to immediately sign the regulations into law once City Council approves them. Addressing the legislation for the first time in weeks, the mayor repeated a promise that the legal defense would cost taxpayers nothing. He said he has received commitments from a “team of attorneys both locally and nationally” to help the city fend off lawsuits and criminal complaints that Second Amendment advocates have vowed to file following passage of the bills. “Once council makes that...
  • Julian Castro considers direct payments to African-Americans over slavery

    03/10/2019 2:43:36 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 77 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | March 10, 2019 | Paul J. Weber
    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) – Democratic presidential candidate Julian Castro isn’t ruling out direct payments to African-Americans for the legacy of slavery – a stand separating him from his 2020 rivals. “If under the Constitution we compensate people because we take their property, why wouldn’t you compensate people who actually were property,” the former Obama-era housing secretary and ex-San Antonio mayor said on Sunday. Castro was among the last of a pack of 2020 candidates to speak at the South by Southwest Festival in Texas, in what amounted to one of the biggest gatherings of the Democratic field yet.
  • Maryland Sheriff on Gun Confiscation Bill: ‘We Will Not Comply’

    03/01/2019 3:25:09 PM PST · by detective · 65 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 1 Mar 2019 | AWR Hawkins
    Wicomico County Sheriff Mike Lewis says he and his deputies “will not comply” if Maryland lawmakers follow through with a long gun licensing and confiscation law. Lewis told Delmarva Now that he believes lawmakers are punishing residents throughout the state for the out-of-control crime in Baltimore. He said, “Law-abiding citizens are repeatedly being penalized because of Baltimore City’s inability to control their crime. And I’m sorry — I’m not someone’s puppet. I’m going to stand up for what I think is unjust and unconstitutional to the American people, including those living in the state in Maryland.” He added, “We’re gonna...
  • Idaho Senate Opens Door to Gun Confiscation Orders with SJR101 Vote ~ VIDEO

    02/23/2019 6:02:40 AM PST · by Twotone · 62 replies
    Ammoland ^ | February 21, 2019 | Greg Pruett
    Idaho – -( The Idaho State Senate stunned the citizens of Idaho yesterday by opening the possibility of Idaho implementing Gun Confiscation Orders, better known as “Red Flag” laws. Despite repeated warnings from the Idaho Second Amendment Alliance and gun owners across Idaho, the Idaho State Senate moved forward with their ill-advised resolution known as SJR101 or Marsy's Law. We'll get to who voted for and against Marsy's Law in just a moment. States across the country continue to push through Red Flag Gun Confiscation Orders. Bloomberg and his cronies with Moms Demand Action are dumping millions of dollars in...
  • Confronting Government’s Revenue Addiction

    02/22/2019 4:01:08 PM PST · by Twotone · 10 replies
    American Spectator ^ | February 22, 2019 | George Parry
    The law of civil forfeiture allows police and prosecutors to seize and keep cash, cars, homes, businesses and property of all kinds without ever criminally charging or convicting the owners. As originally conceived, it was to be a deterrent by which law enforcement would transfer the ill-gotten gains of crime to the public treasury. But, as so often happens with governmental power, it has transmuted over the years into a semi-criminal operation in and of itself. In 2014, Chris Sourovelis’ son was arrested for selling $40 worth of drugs. Three weeks later, the Philadelphia police forcibly evicted the entire Sourovelis...

    02/03/2019 4:09:35 PM PST · by Libloather · 62 replies
    Newsweak ^ | 2/03/19 | JASON LEMON
    Democratic Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Chief of Staff Saikat Chakrabarti has praised his boss’s use of social media and communication, pointing out that she “changed the entire debate on tax in this country in a matter of days.” “She’s good at communicating and she’s good at taking a message and actually educating people and getting people to realize how these very complex policies work,” Saikat told CNN’s Reliable Sources on Sunday. The progressive 29-year-old representative from New York, who refers to herself as a Democratic Socialist, has pushed for a significant increase on income tax for the wealthiest Americans. Under her...