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  • Sen. Hawley: Biden ultimately seeks civilian gun confiscation, while permitting rioters and crime

    04/09/2021 11:24:12 AM PDT · by LibWhacker · 40 replies
    FoxNews ^ | 4/8/2021 | Charles Creitz
    Biden's ATF nominee David Chipman previously mocked Middle America gun owners, telling them to keep their AR-15s 'behind cans of tuna' in case of 'zombie' attack. Hawley: Liberals fine with criminals owning guns, not law-abiding citizens Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., said Thursday that President Biden sent the message earlier in the day that he has no regard for the Second Amendment despite words to the contrary, while it is evident gun confiscation is the true endgame for him. Hawley told "The Ingraham Angle" and host Pete Hegseth that when Biden referred to the Second Amendment as a "phony" argument against...
  • Biden admin calls on SCOTUS to let police enter homes, confiscate guns without a warrant

    03/24/2021 7:28:50 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 64 replies
    Sara Carter ^ | 03 24 2021 | Douglas Braff
    On Wednesday, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in a case about whether law enforcement officers can enter people’s home and confiscate guns without a warrant, Forbes reported. This comes in the wake of two mass shootings in the past eight days that have renewed the gun control debate, which has been relatively dormant throughout the coronavirus pandemic. Caniglia v. Strom, Forbes senior contributor Nick Sibilla wrote, is a case that could have wide-ranging consequences for policing, due process, mental health, as well as the Fourth Amendment. Notably, as part of the case, the Biden administration and attorneys...
  • Rent and Mortgage Cancellation Act [semi-satire]

    03/22/2021 10:36:27 AM PDT · by John Semmens · 10 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 21 March 2021 | John Semmens
    Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn) has introduced legislation—The Rent and Mortgage Cancellation Act—that would cancel rent and mortgages nationwide through the duration of the coronavirus pandemic. Her bill would grant full payment forgiveness and bar any negative impact on credit ratings. The bill is cosponsored by Rep. Cori Bush (D-Mo) and Rep. Jerrod Nadler (D-NY). "The need for this legislation was made clear by a ruling from a Texas judge that declared the Centers for Disease Control's moratorium on evictions during the pandemic is unconstitutional," Omar said. "Millions of Americans are now at risk of homelessness because of one inhuman judge."...
  • Dem Touts Wealth Tax [semi-satire]

    03/07/2021 10:37:56 AM PST · by John Semmens · 1 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 7 March 2021 | John Semmens
    The Democrat bill to levy a 2% wealth tax on rich Americans was stoutly defended by Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-WA). "The private pursuit and accumulation of wealth has been a serious problem for this country since the very beginning," she asserted. "The bill to gradually phase out this blight is a modest endeavor with great ultimate impact." "At 2% per year it would take 50 years to eliminate the entire upper class in America," Jayapal pointed out. "By pushing these elites down into the middle and lower classes we will achieve a greater equality than any other nation has achieved....
  • ‘30 x 30’ — Progressives pushing for massive federal land grab

    03/05/2021 2:28:01 PM PST · by george76 · 67 replies
    The Fence Post ^ | 3/5/2021 | Spike Jordan
    VALENTINE, Neb. – “Land: see Snatch.” On first look, the Biden Administration’s “30 x 30” plan looks like a scheme cooked up by Hedley Lamarr, the main villain from Mel Brooks’ “Blazing Saddles.” However, far from the comedic genius of the late Harvey Korman, the new Federal land grab is a serious threat to private property owners in the United States. And it’s moving fast.. Just a few days into office, President Joe Biden released a flurry of executive orders, among them being through Executive Order 14008, “Tackling the Climate Crisis at Home and Abroad” (86 Fed. Reg. 7,619), which...
  • Canada Gun Confiscation “In The Coming Months”

    03/02/2021 12:55:30 AM PST · by Prole · 55 replies
    NSSF: The Firearm Industry Trade Association ^ | February 23, 2021 | Larry Keane
    The Great Northern Gun Grab is about to begin. The United States’ northern neighbor is bracing for a firearm confiscation. What would seem unthinkable just a couple years ago is now planned to radically shift gun ownership on America’s doorstep in just weeks. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced that sweeping new gun control laws would be coming “in months” that would drastically change how firearms are controlled in Canada. The Liberal Party leader made the unilateral announcement that the government would confiscate more than 1,500 makes and models of firearms under an expanded “assault weapon” definition. It’s an estimated 150,000-200,000...
  • Executive Orders V. Guns: How The Second Amendment May Be In Peril

    02/20/2021 2:03:25 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 208 replies
    GOPUSA ^ | February 19, 2021 | Human Events Staff
    “A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.” It is no secret that the democrats want to strip Americans of their Second Amendment right. And though it hasn’t happened thus far, Joe Biden apparently isn’t ruling out using executive orders to crackdown on the right to bear arms. The topic was discussed during a White House press briefing on Tuesday, in response to a statement that Biden put out last week calling to ban semi-automatic firearms, along with other gun control...
  • Trudeau unveils details of ‘assault-style’ gun buyback program, municipal gun ban

    02/16/2021 1:11:57 PM PST · by Candor7 · 9 replies
    Global News ^ | February 16, 2021 12:00 pm Updated February 16, 2021 4:49 pm | Amanda Connolly
    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the federal government is launching the long-promised buyback program for what he has described as “assault” or “assault-style” firearms. The buyback program is part of a suite of new gun control measures promised by the federal Liberals in the 2019 election campaign, and follows the announcement of an executive order last May that changed the classification listings to prohibit roughly 1,500 “assault-style” weapons. While terms like “assault-style” and “assault rifle” are not legal classifications in Canada, they are frequently used colloquially by gun control advocates and the government to describe the type of high-capacity, quick-fire...
  • Here it is- the Bill to Disarm America.

    01/30/2021 8:45:52 AM PST · by delta7 · 137 replies
    Martin Armstrong blog ^ | Jan 30 21 | Martin Armstrong
    “Here we have it. They are going after EVERYONE who has a gun or ammunition. They are deeply concerned about a revolution and they want to know every person who has a gun or ammunition. The object of this bill will be to identify every person who has a gun. They will be able to revoke a license and confiscate the gun under rules to be created by the Attorney General. Biden swore he would end the NRA. He was not joking. Like a diverse license, once they create this federal license, they effectively limit the Second Amendment claiming if...
  • The most revealing poll of all: gun sales

    08/16/2020 8:00:38 PM PDT · by george76 · 49 replies
    American Thinker ^ | August 15, 2020 | Patricia McCarthy
    For decades, the Democrat party has wanted to abrogate the Second Amendment, to ban the sale of guns of any and all calibers, sizes, shapes and potential uses. They have long sought to limit the amount of ammo per gun and ... The left has yet to realize the obvious, that criminals do not obey laws of any kind, least of all gun laws. So deluded are the gun-banning Democrats, they do not believe that Americans have the right to defend themselves against said criminals. These Democrats who want to run our lives all have armed security themselves, but we...
  • Judge Orders Police to Hand Over Private Information About Gun Owners

    07/27/2020 6:04:56 PM PDT · by george76 · 94 replies
    Townhall ^ | Jul 27, 2020 | Beth Baumann
    The New York State Supreme Court last week granted a motion ordering the New York City Police Department (NYPD) to turn over the name, zip codes and license category of anyone who was granted a firearm license in 2018. The New York Daily News made the request under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request process, which provides public information from government agencies to citizens and journalists. ... The Daily News argues that the information can be turned over because of a state law – known as the SAFE Act – that declared "that names and addresses of all firearms...
  • GOP Lawmakers Urge Attorney General to Defend St. Louis Couple’s Gun Rights After Firearm Confiscation

    07/14/2020 3:12:39 PM PDT · by Libloather · 20 replies
    Daily Signal ^ | 7/13/20 | Jake Dima
    GOP lawmakers wrote a letter to Attorney General William Barr Friday, urging the protection of the firearm rights of the St. Louis couple that saw their guns confiscated after they went viral for defending their home against demonstrators, according to reports. Mark and Patricia McCloskey were seen in a video brandishing a M16A2-style rifle and small handgun outside of their home as demonstrators broke through a private gate and encroached on their property line in June. Police executed a search warrant Friday and confiscated the couple’s rifle, and later their pistol, despite not yet filing any known charges against the...
  • Man caught with over $138,000 in cash at Logan Airport after missing his flight

    05/28/2020 5:44:28 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 36 replies
    NYPost ^ | 05 27 2020 | Michael Hollan
    Authorities in Massachusetts confiscated a large sum of cash from a man at Logan Airport after he rebooked a missed flight. According to reports, after being questioned by various security and law officers, the man claimed to be carrying wildly different amounts of money. According to a post on the Massachusetts State Police Facebook page, the suspect had booked a flight at Logan Airport this past weekend but missed it. He reportedly booked a second flight on the same day. The man’s specific destination has not been revealed, but authorities have identified it as a “source area for illegal narcotics.”...
  • Santa Clara DA approves "County Gun Team" to remove firearms from "troubling people"

    02/26/2020 4:46:34 PM PST · by MassMinuteman · 55 replies
    The Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office is forming a new "County Gun Team" focused on removing guns from dangerous offenders who don't have a legal right to own a firearm. The specialized, five-person unit will consist of two crime analysts, two investigators and a dedicated gun violence prosecutor. It will focus on the task of removing guns from dangerous offenders who don't have a legal right to own a firearm. “It used to be a part-time job of the particularly motivated,” Marisa McKeown, a supervising deputy district attorney overseeing the D.A.’s Crime Strategies Unit, said at a Monday news...
  • Florida’s “Red Flag” Law Has Led To Massive Gun Confiscation Numbers

    02/17/2020 7:19:50 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 57 replies
    Hotair ^ | 02/17/2020 | Jazz Shaw
    Florida enacted its red flag law in the spring of 2018 and they didn’t lose any time in putting it to use. And I mean a lot of use. But as this report from the Associated Press indicates, use of the law is not consistent from county to county and there are serious questions remaining as to how fairly it’s being applied. The law, supported by legislators of both parties , has been applied more than 3,500 times since, with the pace accelerating during the last half of 2019. Even so, an Associated Press analysis of the law showed...
  • For First Time, A Colorado Judge Denies Confiscation Request Under Red Flag Law

    01/13/2020 10:22:53 AM PST · by yesthatjallen · 26 replies
    CBS Denver ^ | 01 12 2020 | Rick Sallinger
    For the first time, a judge has denied a request to take away a man’s guns under Colorado’s new red flag law. A Limon woman claimed a man who she had a relationship with threatened her with a gun and filed the request. Since the law took effect, the red flag law has had many gun owners seeing red. At least four requests have been filed since the first of 2020; CBS4 is aware of them being filed in Denver, in Larimer County and this one — in Lincoln County. Many gun owners, like Jak Gruenberg, despise it. “Red flag...
  • What is "Gun Registration"?

    01/02/2020 2:22:54 PM PST · by fightin kentuckian · 48 replies
    My fertile mind | today | Fightin Kentuckian
    There is confusion about what constitutes “gun registration” I hope to clear up that confusion. A lot of people wrongfully believe that when you go to a gun store to purchase a firearm and you fill out the ATF Form 4473 for the background check, that this constitutes a “gun registration”. This is not a gun registration, this is a background check to verify that you are legally allowed to possess a firearm. Let me explain. On the first page of the 4473 under Section A, you write your personal information and answer questions such as, have you ever been...
  • Virginia governor’s call for 18-person gun ban force comes under fire

    01/02/2020 10:40:15 AM PST · by voicereason · 161 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 01/02/2020 | Paul Bedard
    Excerpt: Virginia’s pop-up gun sanctuary movement has turned its attention to fighting the governor’s call for a $4.8 million, 18-officer team to enforce his proposed “assault weapons” ban. Two key groups issued an alert this week to push gun owners to four budget hearings Thursday around the state, asking them to quiz state legislators if they will vote to ban or confiscate weapons.
  • UN Hiring Disarmament Officers In New York

    12/31/2019 2:23:41 PM PST · by moovova · 63 replies
    YouTube ^ | 12/30/19 | Guns & Gadgets
    UN Hiring Disarmament Officers In New York. Link to actual U.N. advertisement...
  • 'The law is the law': Virginia Democrats float prosecution and National Guard for police who fail to enforce gun control legislation

    12/12/2019 3:44:33 AM PST · by Erik Latranyi · 314 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 11 December 2019 | Kerry Picket
    Democratic lawmakers on Capitol Hill say local police who do not enforce gun control measures likely to pass in Virginia should face prosecution and even threats of the National Guard. After November's Virginia Legislature elections that led to Democrats taking control of both chambers, the gun control legislation proposed by some Democrats moved forward, including universal background checks, an “assault weapons” ban, and a red flag law. Legal firearm owners in the state, however, joined with their sheriffs to form Second Amendment sanctuary counties, which declare the authorities in these municipalities uphold the Second Amendment in the face of any...