Skip to comments.Trump: 'Take the guns first, go through due process second'
Posted on 02/28/2018 2:10:16 PM PST by RevelationDavidEdited on 02/28/2018 2:25:41 PM PST by Admin Moderator. [history]
President Trump on Wednesday voiced support for confiscating guns from certain individuals deemed to be dangerous, even if it violates due process rights.
I like taking the guns early, like in this crazy mans case that just took place in Florida ... to go to court would have taken a long time, Trump said at a meeting with lawmakers on school safety and gun violence.
Take the guns first, go through due process second, Trump said.
Watched Senator Murphy from Conn. yap about how “the data” show that we have the most gun violence of any industrialized nation in the world - didn’t explain that there’s a Parkland every month on the streets of Chicago - that the “gun violence” we experience is almost all from illegally obtained - via theft or blackmarket purchase - fire arms and not from legally bought weapons, least of all by “mentally ill’ people - makes my head hurt......
Trump is not defending USConstitution.
Worrying, since if you do not defend USConstitution, you are an enemy of it.
Is he flipping out?
Geeze, if you screw up, would you at least clean them and throw in a box of ammo when you give them back?
He misspoke, people should be used to this by now. This happened every other day during the campaign. There’s zero chance that due process goes away people, calm yourselves. lol
Exactly. Why would government bother with due process once they are allowed to violate it at will.
Then where does that all stop.
It’s out of context.
Scenario is a case where police are called in to a reported threat, and getting a warrant (”due process”) is reasonably expected to take too long before preventing grave harm. Police _do_ have authority to confiscate in such a situation, but the law needs clarification.
Backed by 2nd amendment
4th and 5th amendments
Where does it begin? Where will it end? Who’s to decide criteria for confiscation?
Kamala Harris is next. maybe you’ll do better with her.
I wish I was as certain as you. I’m still hopeful, but I’m no longer certain. Donald Trump was a liberal democrat for a much higher percentage of his life than he has been a conservative republican.
“Put him in prison first, then give him a fair trial.”
Uh, no thanks, DJT.
I do wish they had. With all the threats they had, though, they should have been able to do it legally.
Sorry, Mr. Trump...we don’t trust the government to do the right thing in relation to guns.
A big part of what President Trump says is taken totally out of context by the liberal media...AND the GOPe...
The Hill is as bad as the others...
Did you threaten to shoot up a school? Apples and oranges.
Might be defensible if the one whose guns were grabbed could recover damages and attorney fees after a due process hearing found that he was not dangerous, with treble damages for unjustified seizure for political reasons.
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