Skip to comments.Why gun control will FAIL: People will simply refuse to obey unconstitutional laws (thank Dems)
Posted on 03/01/2019 10:24:04 AM PST by SleeperCatcher
Full headline: Why gun control will FAIL: People will simply refuse to obey unconstitutional firearms laws because Democrats have set the precedent
For years Democrat-run states have gotten away with implementing so-called sanctuary city policies that contravene federal immigration laws either because Uncle Sam refused to enforce them or, in the age of POTUS Donald Trump, because too many federal judges are better judicial activists than interpreters of the Constitution.
The same is true for marijuana laws. Democrat-run states decided a few years ago they would flout federal drug laws prohibiting the recreational use of marijuana by passing state ballot initiatives legalizing pot. Mind you, pots not legal as far as the federal government is concerned, but when the law isnt enforced, then lawlessness is what we get.
That said, when Democrats are flouting the law, thats okay; Democrats, as were constantly reminded, are the most moral, upstanding, righteous political creatures on the planet. But when others flout laws they pass, then, suddenly, we have a constitutional crisis on our hands.
Case in point: Voters in Washington passed Initiative 1639, or I-1639 as its more popularly known, in November, a ballot issue that calls for strict new gun control measures including enhanced background checks, a 10-day waiting period before the delivery of a semi-automatic assault rifle, proof of gun safety training within the past five years (or you cant buy a gun), and secure storage of firearms, whatever that means.
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Applied to the first amendment, that'd be: "Case in point: Voters in Washington passed Initiative 1639, or I-1639 as its more popularly known, in November, a ballot issue that calls for strict new first amendment measures including enhanced background checks, a 10-day waiting period before speaking or writing, proof of PC training within the past five years (or you cant speak or write), and fact check of speech or writing, whatever that means."
it won’t fail- the4 object of gun control isn’t mass disarmament, it is to get laws on the books to give police the power to arrest canyon they find ‘harboring an illegal weapon’ when called to residences for any offenses- especially for ‘red flag’ calls-
The goal of the left is to enable criminals the ability to attack civilians who are unable to defend the4mselve, and to make law abiding citizens criminals
Democrats hate freedom, and democrats hate armed civilians who exercise their freedom
Get organized. They did at Concord.
>>>semi-automatic assault rifle<<<
There are as many of those as there are Unicorns, Dragons and Patriotic Democrat Politicians.
Strange. I just opened my link to Biden saying why we don’t enforce gun laws because they don’t have the time.
I got an “access denied” warning.
Ignore the unconstitutional laws and be bankrupted by legal fees defending yourself. Will NRA, GOA, etc. help you pay?
Claire Wolfe nailed it. “America is at that awkward stage. It’s too late to work within the system, but too early to shoot the bastards.” 101 Things to Do ‘Til the Revolution (1996)
“Why gun control will FAIL: People will simply refuse to obey unconstitutional laws (thank Dems)”
We’ll see. Something tells me the Democrats will not simply shrug their shoulders and say “oh well” when people ignore their latest gun laws.
...and keep in mind their strategy - they don’t need total compliance, initially, all they need is to gradually make gun ownership more of a hassle, a risk, and/or more costly. And, as the number of gun owners drop, their political power drops with it. And when the time is right, they can turn the screws and start calling in the weapons. Sure, many won’t comply, but EVERYONE will look at their guns differently. No longer will they be simply instruments of self-defense. Instead they will become high-risk items to have a around, like having controlled high explosives without a valid reason. That will really kick-in as they see people just like them going on trial, and then being sent away for years, for doing something that used to be legal, such as owning an AR, or maybe even a revolver (at a minimum it will have to be registered) - people who were upstanding members of society in every other way, but only wanted to still be able to protect their families.
So, no more trips to the range, no more talking about the guns you own (as anyone you know could turn you in), very limited talking about gun rights (since that can also raise suspicions) and very, very, careful thought about using the firearm for self-defense (i.e., if it’s not your own life or family’s live at risk, you could easily end up with more jail time than the bad guy...since you’re now considered even more of a ‘bad guy’).
And then, after that, the VERY TEMPTING buybacks. That AR is now worth either $1500 at the buyback, or 5 years, if caught with it. So yes, there will be holdouts, maybe 10% of owners. But they’ll be easy to pick off - new laws will allow K-9 searches based on anonymous tips, and the already 5 year sentence will become 10 years, maybe even 20. Sure, none of this is Constitutional, but then we’re not the legal judges of that, they are.
And then it’s over. Sure, crime will be through the roof, particularly gun crime, but that simply justifies even harsher laws. Never any thought of restoring gun rights, since, after all, once disarmed, the last thing that people will want is for it to get easier for ‘those people’ to get even more guns.
We're already seeing that attitude in the newly-minted Dem-controlled (house/senate/governor) government in New Mexico.
These same Dems who rave about ignoring immigration law and create sanctuary cities/counties are now ranting about counties voting to become 2nd Amendment sanctuaries as the new admin is going full-tilt on anti-2nd laws. They're basically saying that they have ways to deal with these counties violating their laws, but mumble off into the sunset when confronted with their flouting of laws they disagree with.
No, they will send people with more guns to your home to take your guns away.
And don't tell me that cops won't enforce 'unconstitutional' laws. When their pensions are on the line, they'll do what they're told, and shoot your family dog in the process.
That was 20 years ago. The demographics have changed dramatically against us. Like it or not, POTUS #45 DJT is the “hill to die on.”
That's a BINGO. The battles in the state legislatures are the diversions. The real objective is a national firearm registry. You have to know who has the guns before you can seize them. Once the Demonrats overturn the federal regulations protecting the confidentiality of the ATF 4473's and the FBI's NICBCS digital inquiries, the national firearm registry will be created. And just like the NAZIs, communists,and jihadis, they don't need a complete list of firearm owners. They will simply employ terror on a few selected high profile citizens to intimidate the sheeple.
12 No, they will send people with more guns to your home to take your guns away.
Not at first. They will simply apply the financial screws to the known firearm owners who don't comply with the surrender proclamation, i.e., weaponize the IRS, again, to freeze bank accounts, Social Security checks, tax refunds, SNAP checks, Medicare/Medicaid/ObamaCare health insurance benefits.
No reason to endanger your LEOs at the beginning.
Illegal immigrants dont obey our laws and Democrats dont care, so pro-gun advocates can ignore Democrat laws. Laws apparently dont matter.
I think they want money. Request denied.
“Ignore the unconstitutional laws and be bankrupted by legal fees defending yourself.”
That works both ways: Ignore the unconstitutional laws and refuse to show up at the kangaroo court.
And during the 1992 LA riots, all your big, tough Rambo cops hoped in their squads and drove home to protect their families and possessions. The rioters owned the city.
Then they send armed men to take you in. You have the choice to surrender or die. If you choose die you hope to take some of them with you.
“Then they send armed men to take you in. You have the choice to surrender or die.”
Then they send armed men to take you in, and your armed squad ambushes them. The confiscators have the choice to stop or die.
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