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  • Wanted: Stories of Soviet Weapons Confiscation and Disposition

    06/16/2014 9:40:24 AM PDT · by marktwain · 4 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 17 June, 2014 | Dean Weingarten
    The old Soviet Union did not generally destroy the weapons that it confiscated from people.   The Soviets understood value, and did not wantonly destroy valuable property for no reason.   They confiscated much property and sold it for state purposes, used it in defense of the state, or redistributed it to "reliable" Party members and officials. I am looking for sources to validate how the Soviets distributed the weapons that they confiscated.   I know that even old obsolete revolvers made for the Czar were refurbished in state armories.   I own one. Any sources for stories about...
  • CNN Worries Hillary Clinton May Have Jeopardized Run with Gun Control Statements

    05/07/2014 8:45:38 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 24 replies
    Breitbart's Big Journalism ^ | May 7, 2014 | AWR Hawkins
    On May 7th CNN's John King played a video of Hillary Clinton saying, "We have to rein in what has become [an] almost article of faith, that anybody can have a gun anywhere, [at] any time." King quickly added, "She's talking in the context of mental health," but then he expressed obvious concern that this soundbite is going to make a great anti-Hillary commercial in southern Ohio, Florida, Colorado, and North Carolina, among other places. As Breitbart News reported earlier on May 7th, Hillary was not talking about mental health issues at this point but about "fully licensed" and "fully...
  • Gov. Scott Walker Signs Gun Confiscation Law Under Cloak of Domestic Abuse

    05/06/2014 4:00:49 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 102 replies
    South Milwaukee Now ^ | April 18, 2014 | Koerri Washington
    Wisconsin’s governor Scott Walker passed three new laws, addressing domestic violence. The laws include a mandate that police track the incidents where no arrests are made when dealing with a domestic-disturbance call. The laws also make it very clear that there will be a process for seizing an “abuser’s” guns. This section of the law was proposed by Republican Rep. Andre Jacque of De Pere, and also requires district attorneys to report to the Wisconsin Department of Justice each time a cop responds to a domestic abuse call and doesn’t arrest anyone. Republican Rep. Garey Bies proposed in the third...
  • "Nobody Wants to Take Your Guns"

    05/06/2014 10:37:06 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 23 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 5/6/14 | Doug Book
    There is nothing so dependably disingenuous as a liberal who proclaims a willingness to have an honest debate or engage in a legitimate compromise. For decades spent in the practice of calculated deceit have made truth a foreign concept to these unprincipled vermin. And no subject has been the cause of more outright dishonesty from the left than the right to keep and bear arms. For decades, liberals have begun each new call for “common sense” gun legislation by reassuring gun owning, 2nd Amendment supporting Americans that nobody wants to take their guns. “No one is seriously proposing to ban...
  • Will Connecticut choose to ignore or make war against 300,000 gun registration scofflaws?

    03/23/2014 8:38:57 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 112 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 3/23/14 | Doug Book
    To date, a reported 50,016 people have guaranteed the eventual confiscation of their firearms by obeying the “Assault Weapons” registration requirements of Connecticut’s new gun law. But according to a 2011 study commissioned by the Connecticut Office of Legislative Research it is estimated that more than 300,000 additional weapons have NOT been registered, their owners refusing to relinquish either their semi-auto rifles OR their liberty to Connecticut lawgivers. (Given recent record sales years that 300,000 could today be 400,000 or more.) So in spite of the threats of Connecticut’s left-wing politicos to imprison those with the courage to defy unconstitutional...
  • Connecticut Gun Owners: “Come and Get Them!”

    03/04/2014 7:30:01 AM PST · by Kaslin · 67 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | March 4, 2014 | Michael Schaus
    Connecticut gun owners are calling the state’s anti-gun bluff. The state recently passed a slew of anti-gun legislation, including a gun registration program for so called “assault rifles” that has been received with less enthusiasm than Obamacare. In fact, many gun owners in Connecticut have elected to ignore the patently unconstitutional law in the same way that Millennials have ignored the IRS requirement for health insurance. And now, as the state issues threatening letters and increased confiscation rhetoric, citizens are telling the state: “Come and take them.” Lawmakers in Connecticut have already threatened current gun owners with confiscation in...
  • Is Connecticut preparing for gun confiscation?

    02/28/2014 10:36:47 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 45 replies
    The US Finance Post ^ | February 28, 2014 | Jack Minor
    Reports that the state of Connecticut is preparing to send out letters to gun owners with unregistered firearms has caused some to speculate the state may be preparing to engage in house to house gun confiscation. The Capitalism Institute claims to have a copy of a letter officials in Connecticut are preparing to send out to residents in the state who have not yet registered their firearms with the state. In the wake of the Sandy Hook Elementary shooting, the state passed a draconian gun control law which required all owners of what it deems “assault weapons” to register them...
  • Cal. State Senator Kevin de Leon displays a laughable ignorance about guns

    01/21/2014 1:01:32 PM PST · by Oldpuppymax · 15 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 1/21/14 | Doug Book
    “Flanked by representatives from law enforcement and the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence, Senator Kevin de Leόn (D-Los Angeles) today unveiled legislation to ban the sale, manufacture, purchase and trafficking of plastic and self-assembled firearms – often referred to as “ghost guns” — in California. Senate Bill 808 requires self-made or assembled guns to contain permanent pieces of metal and to be registered with the Department of Justice through a serial number and gun owner background check.” This short video display of California State Senator Kevin de Leon’s ignorance about firearms is both laughable and scary. It’s not unusual...
  • Army Officer Wants You Disarmed: “We Will Pry Your Gun from Your Cold, Dead Fingers”

    12/07/2013 6:16:24 AM PST · by IbJensen · 86 replies
    DC Clothesline ^ | 12/7/2013 | Mac Slavo
    Within the upper echelons of our military there still remain men and women who are committed to the fundamental laws of the land. But assuming that all members of our military will be there to support the Constitution of the United States when our nation needs them most would be a mistake. Understand this: There are those within their ranks who would turn on their oaths and forcibly seize the very rights our Founders fought so hard to preserve without giving it a second thought. The following opinion piece, penned by Lt. Col. Robert Bateman, shows in stark detail exactly...
  • New York Issues Gestapo Threat to Gun-Owners: ‘Immediately Surrender Your Rifle’

    11/30/2013 7:54:30 AM PST · by montag813 · 47 replies
    Top Right News ^ | 11-30-2013 | John Urban
    by John UrbanTop Right NewsNew York City authorities aren't waiting for their new Marxist mayor Bill DeBlasio to take office in order to issue totalitarian gun-grabbing edicts. New York City last week started sending out dire notices to residents who own guns that now violate new ammunition capability laws, demanding they relinquish their weapons — and even though the notifications may just be standard police procedure, the text will come as a shock to most Americans aware of our 2nd Amendment right to bear arms. At issue: Weapons that hold more than five rounds of ammo. That's right...FIVE! One such...
  • Special agents work to remove guns from dangerous hands [California Gun Confiscation]

    11/16/2013 7:54:17 PM PST · by Q-ManRN · 61 replies
    KTVU.com ^ | November 1 , 2013 | Heather Holmes
    KTVU’s Heather Holmes recently rode along with a group of special agents whose goal is to track down the 21,000 Californians who own guns, but shouldn’t. Holmes met up with seven special agents from the California Bureau of Firearms, armed with pistols and Tasers, the group met in a parking lot off Interstate 580 in the East Bay and set out on a mission to track down and seize illegally owned firearms. The agents gather information on who these owners might be by using the Armed Prohibited Persons Systems, known as APPS. This system generates a list by cross-checking all...
  • Global Gun Grab: Kerry Signs U.N. Arms Trade Treaty

    09/25/2013 3:52:33 PM PDT · by raptor22 · 27 replies
    Investor's Business Daily ^ | Septemner 25, 2013 | IBD EDITORIALS
    Second Amendment: The Senate is unlikely to ratify a United Nations arms treaty signed by John Kerry, but gun control zealots will use it as justification for "common sense" infringements on our constitutional right. The secretary of state signed the United Nations Arms Trade Treaty on Wednesday despite repeated indications that it would be dead on arrival in the U.S. Senate. One warning was a letter from Sen. James Inhofe, R-Okla., that said the treaty would be rejected just like "other U.N.-sponsored treaties which threaten our country's sovereignty." Inhofe reminded Kerry that the pact would "collect dust alongside the Law...
  • The Coalition to Stop Gun Violence launches video hit piece against the right of self defense

    08/26/2013 11:03:13 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 11 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 8/26/13 | Doug Book
    The gun confiscation advocates at “Coalition to Stop Gun Violence” have outdone even themselves with this disgraceful hit piece on Stand Your Ground legislation. This 1:27 video “recreates” the George Zimmerman shooting of Trayvon Martin as only the left can do it–-by leaving out all of the facts in order to promote an agenda.
  • Australia:Registration leads to….Forced “Gun Buyback”

    08/15/2013 12:13:18 PM PDT · by marktwain · 14 replies
    gunscarstech.com ^ | 15 August, 2013 | wizardpc
    Via jigsaw in #GBC… Greens launch $350m guns buyback plan: THE Greens want to spend more than $350 million to ban semi-automatic handguns and buy them back from their owners. But the Sporting Shooters Association of Australia (SSAA) said that would not affect the guns used by drug gangs for drive-by shootings in western Sydney.Greens leader Christine Milne said gun violence could not be tackled without taking guns off the streets.“We need strong action to reduce the number of handguns falling into the wrong hands. They have become the firearm of choice for criminals in Australia, especially in the drug...
  • New RFID ‘Smart Guns’ May Be Used By Govt to Bypass Second Amendment

    08/11/2013 9:07:07 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 79 replies
    Story Leak ^ | July 18, 2013 | Anthony Gucciardi
    The rise of ‘smart gun’ technology, which utilizes an RFID interface to allow for both the government and the manufacturer to remotely render the gun useless at any time, is the upcoming new tactic used by anti-Constitution control freaks in the effort to take away legal firearms from the hands of law-abiding citizens.(VIDEO-AT-LINK) And these smart guns are coming much sooner than you think. TriggerSmart, the manufacturer of the Orwellian weapons that already exist in various European regions thanks to branding that smart guns are the ‘safer’ alternative to real weapons, hopes to start selling smart guns within the United...
  • Cook County sheriff’s team taking guns if FOID card is revoked

    07/26/2013 3:40:30 AM PDT · by rellimpank · 30 replies
    Chicago Sun -Times ^ | 26 july 2013
    A new Cook County Sheriff’s team is crisscrossing the suburbs to seize guns from thousands of people whose Firearm Owner’s Identification Cards have been revoked. More than 3,000 people in Cook County have failed to surrender their revoked FOID cards to the state. Sheriff Tom Dart said he thinks many of them continue to possess firearms.
  • Obama assigns job of gun confiscation to the Centers for Disease Control

    07/26/2013 9:03:50 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 31 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 7/26/13 | Doug Book
    “Ideally, handguns, which account for more than half of all homicides in the United States, should be banned completely, but we recognize that this is not currently politically feasible,” wrote Dr. Karl P. Adler in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA). (1) For years the confiscationist left have fought a losing battle in their attempt to repeal the rights of 100 million American gun owners. Even with the benefit of what dedicated gun grabbers undoubtedly considered a God-send–the brutal murder of 20 children in Newtown, Mass–the right to keep and bear arms has been so jealously guarded and...
  • Confiscation? What are you talking about? We would never…..

    07/23/2013 6:57:20 AM PDT · by marktwain · 8 replies
    gunfreezone.net ^ | 22 July, 2013 | Miguel
    Confiscation? What are you talking about? We would never….. Posted on July 22, 2013 by Miguel Part of a letter from the friendly folks at NYPD, Licensing Division to NY City Gun Owners: See? If you surrender your weapon (under threat of coming down on your sorry ass with all the power that the City of NY and Mayor Bloomberg can exercise) , it cannot be confiscation! Now, who are you gonna believe? Us or them paranoid rednecks from the NRA? Related Article on Gun Watch: Gun Registration is Gun Confiscation 
  • Harlan Ellison Isn’t Dead Yet (Still Has the Boots He Wore Standing Up to Sinatra)

    07/18/2013 9:01:44 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 58 replies
    New York Magazine ^ | July 18, 2013 | Jaime Lowe
    <p>Two and a half years ago, I called Harlan Ellison because I’d heard through a family friend that he was dying. Well, I heard it through a family friend and because he announced it to an audience of fans at a science-fiction convention in Wisconsin. When I spoke with the legendary – and legendarily combatitive – sci-fi writer on the phone shortly afterwards, his voice was weak. You’d better come by soon, he said. I did, and with a tray full of noodle kugle that my mom made for him and for his wife, Susan.</p>
  • Why the Left Wants Your Guns

    07/16/2013 7:48:22 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 36 replies
    The Excellence In Broadcating Network ^ | July 16, 2013 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: Connor in Norwood, Massachusetts. Connor, I'm glad you waited. Welcome to the EIB Network. Hi. CALLER: Thanks, Rush. You're nice to have me on. RUSH: You bet, sir. CALLER: Excellent. So there's press release yesterday. La Raza is joining up with the NAALCP saying they want the DOJ to take action on this case, which I presume is probably civil rights charges, though, they don't say it. I was wondering what you think of La Raza and why they're not standing up for Zimmerman. RUSH: Well, that's not all that hard to understand. La Raza is a...
  • Geolocate Dangerous Guns and Owners with the Gun Geo Marker

    07/11/2013 3:48:26 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 34 replies
    Gun Geo Marker ^ | June 2013
    Gun marking guidelines The general guideline is that you should mark any location about which you have a gun related concern, while trying to provide enough extra information for others to make their own determination about safety. An important secondary warning is that the Walkingtools Gun Geo Marker is not intended as a reporting mechanism for active threats. If you are concerned for anyone’s immediate safety, call 911 immediately.Users submit data (crowd sourcing) about dangerous gun and owner sites. The Gun Geo Marker UI allows users to select from danger categories and provide extra contextual information.First and foremost it is...
  • Gun seizures trigger fear of massive police power: Is your front door no longer sacred?

    07/08/2013 8:32:15 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 18 replies
    WorldNetDaily ^ | July 8, 2013 | Drew Zahn
    A flurry of recent stories about police knocking on – and sometimes knocking in – people’s front doors have raised alarms in both the U.S. and Canada about whether the home is still constitutionally protected from increasing police power. As WND reported, High River, Alberta, has become a recent focal point of the controversy, when it was revealed Royal Canadian Mounted Police entered the flooded town after a mandatory evacuation, broke down doors and began confiscating “several hundred” firearms. The details are eerily reminiscent of New Orleans during hurricane Katrina, when officers similarly invaded homes and confiscated thousands of weapons...
  • For Bloomberg, Gun Control Fight Shifts to State Capitals

    06/02/2013 6:51:55 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 20 replies
    The New York Times ^ | June 1, 2013 | Javier C. Hernandez
    CARSON CITY, Nev. — John W. Griffin is a fast-talking, whiskey-loving, fifth-generation Nevadan who spends his days as a lobbyist courting lawmakers in Stetsons. He advocates for luxury casinos, once brokered a dispute between a brothel and a nightclub, and has helped feuding families resolve tussles over cattle crossings. Now he is representing the ultimate city slicker, Michael R. Bloomberg, the mayor of New York, who, undaunted by defeat in Congress, is taking his campaign for stricter gun laws to the nation’s state capitals, including here, where a bill to expand the use of criminal background checks is before the...
  • Evidence for Confiscation: 5 examples that show the threat is real (VIDEO)

    05/15/2013 12:06:03 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 11 replies
    Guns.com ^ | May 14, 2013 | S.H. Blannelberry
    Gun control activists do not want to confiscate our guns. Really. Just trust them about it. They don’t. Instead, they just want to pass simple, common sense and reasonable gun laws that have nothing to do with confiscating lawfully owned property. Trust them. They really, really don’t want to take our guns. Really. As President Barack Obama said on the campaign trail in 2008, “I believe in the Second Amendment. I will not take your shotgun away. I will not take your rifle away. I won’t take your handgun away … But I am not going to take your guns...
  • Hot Mic Catches NJ Senators Mocking Gun Owners

    05/12/2013 4:06:35 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 8 replies
    Breitbart's Big Government ^ | May 12, 2013 | AWR Hawkins
    A hot mic at a May 9 New Jersey Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee hearing caught state senators mocking gun owners after the meeting ended. The Senators had just finished discussing new gun control legislation when the hearing adjourned. Then a conversation that "appears to be among Sens. Loretta Weinberg (D37), Sandra Cunningham (D31), Linda Greenstein (D14)," and an unidentified member of a senatorial staff, took place. It began by mocking gun owners for fearing confiscation and ends by talking of how gun owners say they want to keep guns out of the hands of "the bad guys," yet they...
  • Freep a Poll!(Do you support gun-control legislation?)

    05/02/2013 4:44:44 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 15 replies
    dailynews.com ^ | 5-2-13 | LA Daily News
    Thursday's Poll Do you support gun-control legislation? Yes No
  • Reid’s Maneuver Sets Up Anti-Gun Measures for Quicker, Easier Passage

    05/02/2013 5:42:42 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 24 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | May 2, 2013 | Neil McCabe
    A procedural twist means the anti-gun rights agenda of President Barack Obama and the Democrats was not stopped when, April 17th, a series of amendments at the heart of the bill to ban so-called assault weapons was defeated. “But make no mistake: this debate is not over. This is not the end of the fight. Republicans are in an unsustainable position – crosswise with nine out of ten Americans,” said Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D.-Nev.). The nine-out-of-ten quote refers to polls that show overwhelming support for the expansion of pre-gun purchase background checks sponsored by Sen. Patrick J. Toomey...
  • Pat Toomey's Response to My Email Re: Manchin-Toomey

    04/30/2013 6:09:45 AM PDT · by Castigar · 40 replies
    Senator Pat Toomey
    I sent an email to Senator Toomey urging him to oppose the Senate gun control efforts even in the face of his Manchin-Toomey legislation. Here is his response - I'm sure it's canned: Dear (Castigar), Thank you for contacting me about national firearms policy. I appreciate hearing from you on this important issue. Like many Pennsylvanians, I have long been a supporter of the Second Amendment. Americans have an individual right to bear arms for self-protection, hunting and recreation. In fact, during my tenure in the House of Representatives (1999-2005), my record of supporting gun owners' rights earned me an...
  • Letter: Do you think criminals will report gun sales?

    04/24/2013 12:12:45 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 18 replies
    The Camp Verde Bugle ^ | April 23, 2013 | Rick E. Brenfleck
    Editor: I can't resist the urge to offer a few comments about the letter from A.E. Andress in the Friday edition of The Bugle regarding a "rational and reasonable" approach to guns. I'll address the proposed "modifications" to the Second Amendment by the numbers. 1. Universal, comprehensive background checks. The Tucson shooting, the Aurora shooting, and the Newtown shooting were all reportedly done with weapons that were purchased from licensed gun dealers, hence, the purchasers went through the already federally mandated background checks. Even the guy who shot President Reagan and Mr. Brady, for whom the Brady Bill is erroneously...
  • They Are Coming for Your Guns!

    04/20/2013 11:53:09 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 47 replies
    Gather ^ | April 20, 2013 | Lora Covrett
    Sounds like right-wing, anti-Obama rhetoric, doesn't it? In California, it is dangerously close to true. Thursday, the state legislature approved $24 million to expedite gun confiscation. They are coming for your guns! And if they show up at your door in California, without a search warrant, you still don't have much of a choice but to hand over the weapon. Does this sound like a violation of the Fourth Amendment of the United States Constitution? This is a very slippery slope. The text of the Fourth Amendment: "The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers,...
  • New York Officials’ Insane Gun Grab Plan

    04/19/2013 5:43:16 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 7 replies
    Personal Liberty Digest ^ | April 19, 2013 | Sam Rolley
    Governor Andrew Cuomo and his gun-grabbing allies are making some major moves in their efforts to violate the privacy of residents in New York, reportedly issuing subpoenas demanding psychiatrists turn over patient records to the State in the name of controlling firearms. There have already been reports of New York gun owners having their firearms confiscated in the State due to a provision buried in the State’s recently implemented draconian gun legislation, which permits denying 2nd Amendment rights to those who have been prescribed psychotropic drugs. A mental health provision in New York’s Secure Ammunition and Firearms Enforcement (SAFE) act...
  • Bill O'Reilly NOT "looking out for you!"

    04/16/2013 8:49:31 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 22 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 4/16/13 | Ron Reale
    In a diatribe I feel was not new to O’Reilly, he actually postulated that gun registration of responsible citizens would reduce gun crime by criminals. Even when it was pointed out that none of the recent shootings would have been stopped by his dangerous sophomoric suggestion, he stood fast. He points to Chicago, claiming gun registration would help, because if a criminal was caught in a(n unconstitutional) “stop and frisk” with an unregistered gun, they’d be charged. It’s already illegal for these gangbangers to have guns. Laws won’t work if not applied, and Chicago does not apply the laws already...
  • R.I. gun legislation targets unlawful ownership, assault weapons

    04/16/2013 1:38:42 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 4 replies
    The Brown Daily Herald ^ | April 16, 2013 | Jillian Lanney
    The Rhode Island General Assembly is considering a nine-bill package of gun control legislation ­— including a statewide assault weapons ban — that Gov. Lincoln Chafee ’75 P’14 announced with other legislative and community leaders at a press conference last Tuesday afternoon. “This is a conversation that’s taking place right now in every state and at the national level,” said Senate President Teresa Paiva Weed, D-Newport. The bills are the product of months of collaboration between legislators and law enforcement officials, she said. The call to action was in part inspired by the Dec. 14 elementary school shooting in Newtown,...
  • New York State Police Confiscate Guns..From the Wrong Guy

    04/12/2013 12:36:55 AM PDT · by neverdem · 33 replies
    Townhall ^ | April 11, 2013 | Katie Pavlich
    So, about that "we'll never come take your guns thing." From The Blaze: On April 1st, a legal gun owner in upstate New York reportedly received an official notice from the state ordering him to surrender any and all weapons to his local police department. The note said that the person’s permit to own a gun in New York was being suspended as well. The gun owner contacted attorney Jim Tresmond (a specialist in gun laws in New York) and the two visited the local police precinct. Mr. Tresmond reportedly went into the precinct and informed the officers that his...
  • NY SAFE Act: ANY healthcare provider or local official can turn you for firearms confiscation

    04/11/2013 10:24:10 AM PDT · by pabianice · 49 replies
    Fox News Channel (NO LINK) | 4/11/13
    Now reporting on the NY Lewis case in which a gun owner had his guns and LTC confiscated. As the facts emerge, it is much worse than we thought. The state SAFE Act cancels the federal HIPPA Act (Surprise!), which is supposed to keep your health info private. No one has yet admitted who supplied to the NY State Police information that at some time Lewis took a mood leveling medicine. The REALLY scary part is that under SAFE, any "healthcare provider" -- physician, nurse, physical therapist, personal care assistant, pharmacy technician, LPN, elder day care visitor -- can turn...
  • Sen. Lee: Backgound Checks Could Allow Holder to Create Gun Registry Using Regulations

    04/10/2013 5:04:24 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 23 replies
    CNS News ^ | April 10. 2013 | Joe Schoffstall
    On Wednesday, Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah) took to the Senate floor and warned that universal background checks could lead to a national registry system for guns. "Some of the proposals, like for example- universal background checks- would allow the federal government to surveil law-abiding citizens who exercise their Constitutional rights. One of the provisions we expect to see in the bill based on what we saw in the Judiciary Committee- on which I sit- would allow the Attorney General of the United States (Eric Holder) to promulgate regulations that could lead to a national registry system for guns. Something my...
  • More NY Gun Confiscation

    04/10/2013 4:15:15 PM PDT · by Q-ManRN · 27 replies
    Monachus Lex ^ | April 9, 2013 | John Pierce
    Joe, who is deployed to Honduras serving his country, was recently able to meet Beth and their 6 year old daughter in Pennsylvania for a family visit. He also wanted to show her the Philadelphia neighborhood where he grew up. It was to be a happy family reunion between a soldier and his girl. What could be more American than that? But now, she has an arrest record and is facing a felony charge that could imprison her for up to 15 years. How could this happen in a supposedly ‘free’ country? It is simple really. Beth took her husband’s...
  • Boy’s Water Pistol Threat Leads To Confiscation Of Father’s Guns, License

    04/10/2013 4:29:53 PM PDT · by barmag25 · 12 replies
    personalliberty.com ^ | 4/10/2013 | Bob Livingston
    Yeah, this makes sense: A 10-year-old suggests a bully should be shot with a water pistol, so the police confiscate his father’s firearms and the State revokes his concealed-carry permit. It happened in New York, a State that is notorious for the difficulty it causes its residents who want to legally carry a gun and that recently suspended the U.S. Constitution and passed draconian gun restrictions. The father posted news of his plight April 1 on the Longislandfirearms.com forum.
  • N.Y. Confiscating Guns and FID Cards

    04/10/2013 3:00:22 PM PDT · by Q-ManRN · 92 replies
    Ammoland.com ^ | Monday, April 8, 2013 | Dan Roberts
    It seems those that tried desperately to warn of such an insidious plot had hit the bullseye with their warnings after all. News came from multiple NY State based firearms enthusiast websites late Friday that confiscations of Pistol Owner ID Cards, as well as firearms and accessories has commenced in NY under the provisions of the horribly flawed, draconian and blatantly unconstitutional NY SAFE Act. Those folks having their weapons and FID cards confiscated have been discovered to have been prescribed multiple different types of psychotropic drugs... Read more at Ammoland.com: http://www.ammoland.com/2013/04/new-york-gun-confiscation-underway/#ixzz2Q6GBSKiw
  • Gun Confiscation for antidepressant use NY

    04/10/2013 2:35:26 PM PDT · by Revelation 911 · 39 replies
    ERIE COUNTY NY OFFICE OF GUN PERMITS ^ | 4/1/13 | William Fowler Jr
    http://www.13wham.com/mostpopular/story/Lawyer-Client-s-Gun-Permit-Suspended-Over/hNImuo04KUu6LD2O1KaoCQ.cspx accompanying news story
  • St. Pete gun bounty program yields mixed results (F for Florida, F for Fail)

    04/10/2013 8:29:47 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 4 replies
    The Corrections Connection ^ | April 9, 2013 | Stephen Thompson
    ST. PETERSBURG - A six-week gun bounty program announced in the wake of the Newton school shooting yielded mixed results, police said today. Police recovered 120 firearms and more than 4,000 rounds of ammunition, while making 34 arrests and seizing nearly $74,000. But investigators received only one tip through Crime Stoppers that led to an arrest and the seizure of a handgun, St. Petersburg Police Chief Chuck Harmon said. Under the program, announced in January, anyone who provided information leading to the confiscation of an assault rifle and an arrest would get $1,500 through the Crime Stoppers program. Information leading...
  • NY Gun Confiscation Underway – Citizens Told to Turn in Pistol Owner ID & Firearms

    04/10/2013 7:09:18 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 86 replies
    AmmoLand ^ | April 8, 2013 | Dan Roberts
    Remember all those who denied that firearms confiscation as a result of New York’s new gun laws was too “insane” to even consider? That it was strictly in the realm of paranoid conspiracy theorists and the “it cant happen here crowd”? Those were and remain some of the standard replies to anyone who even thought about the possibility, let alone gave voice to it, despite the fact that Gov Cuomo and numerous other officials made public comments about such a plan, as I discussed in my article “Feinstein & Cuomo Admit Planning Australian Style Government Gun Buy Back” . Elected...
  • Dozens rally for stricter gun laws in Austin (Dem city councilman admits gun ban is ultimate goal)

    04/10/2013 6:14:02 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 11 replies
    KHOU-TV ^ | April 7, 2013 | Shannon Murray and Dennis Thomas
    AUSTIN, Texas - A rally for tougher gun laws becomes a heated debate when gun rights advocates decided to bring a message of their own on the south side of the Capitol. The organizers of the Texas Rally for Gun Sense say they're not against law abiding gun owners. They say they're fighting for universal background checks and they want to limit assault weapons and high capacity magazines. They also oppose putting any guns on a school campus. Among the speakers at the rally were people who's lives have been touched by gun violence. "She could have fought him off,...
  • A Form of Gun Confiscation Has Reportedly Begun in New York State

    04/09/2013 5:50:14 PM PDT · by rmlew · 90 replies
    The Blaze ^ | Apr. 9, 2013 | Mike Opelka
    Despite promises from the president and a host of other politicians who are pushing for more gun control that nobody is coming for your guns, the confiscation of guns and gun permits has apparently started in some form in New York State. One attorney representing several people who have been forced to surrender their guns spoke with TheBlaze and alerted us to some disturbing facts: Gun owners are losing their 2nd Amendment rights without due process.HIPAA Laws are likely being compromised and the 4th and 5th Amendments are being violated in some of these cases How did confiscation start happening...
  • Connecticut Governor Compares NRA CEO Wayne LaPierre To A 'Circus Clown'

    04/08/2013 12:14:50 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 20 replies
    Business Insider ^ | April 7, 2013 | Brett LoGiurato
    Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy had some harsh words for NRA CEO Wayne LaPierre on Sunday, comparing the gun lobby chief to "clowns at the circus." Appearing on CNN's "State of the Union" with Candy Crowley, Malloy hit back at LaPierre over his dismissal of Connecticut's strict new gun laws. "Wayne reminds me of the clowns at the circus. They get the most attention," Malloy said. "And that's what he's paid to do. But the reality is is that the gun that was used to kill 26 people on Dec. 14 was legally purchased in the state of Connecticut, even though...
  • USDOJ Memo: Summary of Select Firearm Violence Prevention Strategies (Outlaw and Confiscate All)

    04/05/2013 11:48:52 AM PDT · by null and void · 11 replies
    Was Obama Born In Kenya ^ | February 25, 2013 | Lucas Daniel Smith
    The National Rifle Association appears to have tangible evidence, from the USDOJ, that Obama’s gun control plans will not work unless the Government seizes firearms and requires national gun registration: USDOJ Memo (Jan 4, 2013): ‘Summary of Select Firearm Violence Prevention Strategies’ (Greg Ridgeway, Ph.D.). Posted on February 25, 2013 by Lucas Daniel Smith The National Rifle Association appears to have tangible evidence, from the USDOJ, that Obama’s gun control plans will not work unless the Government seizes firearms and requires national gun registration:USDOJ Memo (Jan 4, 2013): ‘Summary of Select Firearm Violence Prevention Strategies’ (Greg Ridgeway, Ph.D.)… by Lucas...
  • Loose Language in Reid’s Gun Control Bill Allows the Beginnings of a National Gun Registry

    04/03/2013 11:31:47 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 8 replies
    The Foundry ^ | April 3, 2013 | David S. Addington
    As Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) must know, Americans who own firearms have a special sensitivity to a “Big Brother” federal government that wants to keep centralized records on who owns what guns and where in America. Loose language in his gun control bill (S. 649) could start America down that slippery slope. Since the Second Amendment guarantees to the people the right to keep and bear arms, many Americans look askance at efforts to create centralized records that might some day, in some distant future neither wanted nor expected, facilitate a despotic government’s efforts to disarm the populace...
  • 5 Gun-Control Bills You Haven’t Heard of Yet: Sue NRA for violence, get a debit card for your gun...

    04/01/2013 7:34:37 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 3 replies
    PJ Media ^ | April 1, 2013 | Bridget Johnson
    A CBS News poll last week suggested gun-control advocates have missed their moment of momentum to pass stricter regulations, with support down to 47 percent compared to 57 percent in the wake of the December massacre at Sandy Hook elementary. Despite the administration’s attempts to keep the strictest measures, like a renewal of the assault weapons ban that not even Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) thought could overcome procedural hurdles, in the spotlight — President Obama even had Newtown families at today’s Easter Egg Roll — Democrats are in for a challenge when Congress returns next week from recess....
  • Obama demands sheriffs enforce federal gun control legislation whether constitutional or not

    04/01/2013 8:53:02 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 52 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 4/1/13 | Doug Book
    “A law repugnant to the Constitution is void.” Though Chief Justice John Marshall’s decision in the landmark case Marbury vs Madison has led to 2 centuries of power-abusing mischief on the part of our federal government, he did have the premise correct—a law which is unconstitutional is not a law at all. What he did not add, but might have I suspect, is that such a “law” need not be followed and should not be enforced, especially not by those who have sworn an oath to uphold and defend that Constitution. For months the American people have been threatened with...
  • HR965 To prohibit the possession or transfer of junk guns, also known as Saturday Night Specials.

    03/29/2013 4:05:27 PM PDT · by OL Hickory · 30 replies
    Govtrack.us ^ | March 5, 2013 | Mr. GUTIERREZ
    ‘(36)(A) The term ‘junk gun’ means-- ‘(i) a handgun that is not a sporting handgun; and