Skip to comments.Whitmer to call for universal background checks, red flag law in State of the State
Posted on 01/24/2023 9:09:13 AM PST by Tench_Coxe
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer will use the first State of the State address of her second term to call for policies to reduce gun violence and increase funding for law enforcement, according to excerpts of the speech reviewed by MLive.
In the annual address Wednesday, Whitmer will urge the legislature to require universal background checks for all firearms sales and send her legislation mandating safe storage of weapons.
(Excerpt) Read more at mlive.com ...
So of course its time to double down.
Sigh. It is the shooters, not the weapons. Prosecute them.
Unfortunately, with the Democrats taking control of both the state House and Senate, she'll get everything she's asking for and more.
So.....once they pass all these laws gun violence will drop? Is that what they are implying? Has that worked anywhere?
“safe storage of weapons”
In the case of a home invasion, it is only 20 feet (about four seconds travel time) from my back door to my bedroom.
Pure evil. The Elderly killed by her placing sick patients into nursing homes should have ended her career if not her life. I still have enough respect for Americans to believe she won fair and square.
Yepper, she’s really asking for it this time. Remember her ban on the sale of house paint? It’s time to “paint” Gretchen Whitmer.
“her legislation mandating safe storage of weapons”
A costly mandate - a gun tax in sheep’s clothing
which would be an ex post facto law
To be clear I think Whitmer stole her reelection.
Of course not! She’s what you’d call a “high-on”- High on Utopian hope. Not merely high though...She’s OD’d.
The whole state undergoes geological changes during deer season.
Remember when the politicians and hysterical newspapermen only worried about the 5 and 6 shot “Saturday Night Special pistols and the 5 shot bolt action army surplus rifle?
All firearm problems were supposed to be solved in 1968! LBJ said so!
“Today we begin to disarm the criminal and the careless and the insane. All of our people who are deeply concerned in this country about law and order should hail this day.”-— Lyndon Johnson signing the 1968 gun control act into law.
“It is the shooters, not the weapons. Prosecute them.”
They needed to be taught to respect life before their first shot.
“The Elderly killed by her placing sick patients into nursing homes should have ended her career if not her life.”
The stupid Democratic politicians were scared by the hospital industry.
The Covid infected should have placed elsewhere.
You first, Whitless. And those on your staff and protection goon squad.
Yep and those 4 seconds a good breach team will have you either face down or face down and bleeding out. Fast and violent is how it’s done. And the average home owner will not do well in the face of that. If you don’t have enough situational awareness of what’s going on outside and you don’t have a weapon on you, not in the night stand, you have already lost. If someone or a group of someone’s wants to hit a house they aren’t going to announce themselves like the cops have to do...or at least they are supposed to.
Now your average thug is a different story. They aren’t expecting anybody to fight back and they probably can’t hit the broad side of a barn with a handgun. That’s where having a short barrel shotgun comes in real handy. You keep it stashed by the front door area and #4 buck is very lethal to the human body. I prefer that over a handgun for the short distance’s you are dealing with in a house.
Let’s assume you are a preper. Somebody figures out what you have stashed away. And if people are desperate they will just drive a truck or some other vehicle thru the front of your house, come out shooting, and the preper is done. Unless you have spent hours, days and 10K worth of ammo practicing like the Delta folks or SEALs do you won’t have that level of skill to respond violently and to not miss. Situational stress, adrenaline will cause misses, hesitation, and so on. Having a 13rnd magazine doesn’t do much good if you can hit anything with those 13rnds.
So all those guns and all that food and ammo won’t do anybody a bit of good if they are dead...fact.
Just my opinions...
‘I’d like to ask the Governor why our family-run business owners are being told they can’t serve customers inside because of the risk of COVID, but shopping centers, grocery stores, and gas stations throughout the state are jam-packed.”
“Our Governor is more extreme than all other state leaders in our nation. Even the mayor of Chicago and Governor of New York are now advocating for opening indoor dining. They have finally seen the light while Whitmer wants Michigan and California to be the only states still in the dark.”
“The bill was initially prompted by the assassination of U.S. President John F. Kennedy in 1963. The President was shot and killed with a rifle purchased by mail-order from an ad in the magazine American Rifleman.”
“The April 4, 1968, assassination of Martin Luther King Jr., shortly followed by the June 5 assassination of Robert F. Kennedy...On June 11, 1968, a tie vote in the House Judiciary Committee halted the bill’s passage. On reconsideration nine days later, the bill was passed by the committee.”
Those felons will be sure to follow this law just like they do not being in possession of a firearm.
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