Skip to comments.Senate Democrats propose DOJ license requirement for gun purchases
Posted on 05/19/2022 8:30:45 AM PDT by RandFan
A trio of senators plan to introduce legislation on Thursday that will require residents to acquire a Department of Justice (DOJ) license before purchasing or obtaining a legal firearm.
The bill would also raise the legal age for obtaining a firearm to 21 years old.
The bill was introduced by Sens. Cory Booker (D-N.J.), Bob Menendez (D-N.J.), and Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.).
It has virtually no chance of becoming law given GOP opposition, but gives a sense of the breadth of restrictions on gun access that some lawmakers would favor imposing in the wake of years of mass shootings in the nation.
On Saturday, 10 people were killed at a Buffalo supermarket in a predominantly Black neighborhood by a lone gunman who released a racist screed before the attack that suggested he had targeted African Americans.
According to the bill text, the Federal Firearm Licensing Act will require residents to complete a written firearm safety test and hands-on testing, which includes firing testing, to get the license to acquire a firearm.
The license will also require those wanting to buy a gun to submit a criminal background check, fingerprints, and proof of identity.
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Maybe not today, but if the country keeps going down hill then maybe.
Marxism 101—— Use a “crisis” or create a crisis to expand powers of government.
I thought requiring ID to exercise a right was “racist.”
How would have this stopped the tragedy in Buffalo last weekend? How much scare tax money will this cost and is there any evidence that such an age limitation and licensing scheme will actually reduce the criminal misuse of firearms? Probably too much to ask someone like Blumenthal or Menendez in particular.
The usual suspects.
And just which of these proposals would have prevented the killer?
And which proposal will stop the gang bangers?
And which proposal would have stopped the Waukesha black supremacist mass murderer?
...and will they be offering a Federal — Nationwide, valid everywhere — carry permit in return? I bet not.
Its not happening today or in 10 years.
Funny- they want to pass a law to,make kids unable to buy guns until 22, but they want to allow,,id’s of any age to,be able to decide thaynthey want to be surgically mutilated to “change” their sex
DOJ is dirty. But so is the FBI and they do the background checks don’t they for concealed carry?
Sure - right after you have to get permission from the government to get trans surgery.
The usual “Point with Pride” “View with Alarm”
The DOJ is growing into the F’ing Gestapo!
Guns don’t kill people. PEOPLE KILL PEOPLE. The Extreme Far Lefties may be ‘woke’ but all the drugs still have them pretty drowsey all of the time.
Stroke of a pen............ Constitution? They don’t care about no steenkin’ constitution.
Someone please explain to spartacASS and his sidekick, the meaning of
"SHALL NOT BE INFRINGED"!
Increasing the age to 21 to purchase semiautomatic weapons was just struck down by the courts as unconstitutional, because of California’s attempt to do the exact same thing.
These people never stop.
Anti 2nd amendment = commie treason.
Some rights are more right than other rights. Right?
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