New York Democrat senator Chuck Schumer is hoping there will be a way to establish more national gun-control laws as a result of the Newton shootings. I think we have to do things that protect the second amendment rights of legitimate gun owners, but three things that we should focus on. we don’t know the details yet, so you can’t say any that any of them would have stopped this incident, but you can say they are parts of the pattern,” Schumer said on Face the Nation. “One is to ban assault weapons, to try and reinstate
i think this is a safe place for me to ask about assault weapons. i am not for gun control. i own a gun - illegally, her in ma. and it´s locked up and will be used only when/if necessary should obama "win" a third term. but, what do typical (not crazy people) do with assault weapons? are there gun clubs where they´re used or what? it seems that they are incredibly dangerous - even used with care…i´m just asking...
Schumer needs to be investigated and pestered until hail freezes over! he is a BIG enemy of this country.He is always number (1) out there, trying to take -a way our rights and freedoms. Enough with that old geezer! term limits should be unforced on him and other moth ball idiots.
Thanks #8 for asking the question. I too would like to know the purpose of owning an assault weapon. Understand there a five guns in this home and each has a purpose from deer hunting to skeet and sporting clays.
"Assault weapon" is a term thrown around by those who have no knowledge of guns. A 30-06 with a different stock could be classified as an assault weapon. The ".223" they talk about is classified as an assaulk weapon but with a different stock it would not be. It simply does not make sense. One part that does make sense is banning ammo clips holding more than 10 rounds but from what I have read, none of the numerous assaults used large ammo clips.
#12 - No - it does NOT make sense to ban magazines holding more than 10 shots. Go troll somewhere else, Obama voter. I´m an NRA Instructor with 23 years of instructing experience and 44 years of shooting experience. Anybody calling for any kind of gun ban on ultra-law-abiding citizens is the enemy.
Schumer has a NY state permit to carry. I don´t know how he could find 7 non relatives to sign a notarized statement attesting to his good judgment and character, but stranger things have happened.
The real problem with letting hypocrites like Schumer determine what qualifies as an Assault Weapon is the fact that he really means all weapons. Pistol grips, bayonet lugs, etc. mean nothing. That 3 shot duck gun can just as easily be portrayed as a military weapon. A 10/22 semiauto .22 rifle if misused can be deadly. First of all the bullet easily goes a mile and a half, second of all Mafia hit men love the .22 because it is so quiet and fragments.
If your neighbor is the kind of gun owner I meet on a range and he or she has an AK-47 that has been modified to legally be imported, you are in no more danger than the other neighbor who has that duck gun. In fact if you break into one of their houses, choose the AK house. Inside of 75 yards, which is actually pretty far, shotguns are usually more deadly. You either are responsible enough to own guns and baseball bats or you aren´t. Incremental steps to back things down to a muzzle loader are not the solution we need to work on.
Chuckie the Reptile is against capital punishment for even the most heinous murderers; yet he is pro-abortion. What kind of confused monster nutcase do you have to be to think it´s OK to kill babies but NOT mass murderers?
Geez, #13, I poorly worded what I meant but it sounds like you could use a serious hug. As a life member of NRA, I am appalled that anyone would be as vocal as you just were re large quantity ammo clips. You must have some serious issues, I would question your competency as a NRA instructor. NRA needs clear thinking individuals, not whackos.
Something to think about before the ´ban large clips´ dance starts. A local talk show host I listen to in my area is also a gun owner. He talked this last week about how it is possible to take 2 or even 3 of these clips and tape them, bottoms together, and have double or triple the firing capacity and not be breaking a law.
Think about that folks. There are ways to get around most every obstacle if one is determined enough.
They say that every running clock is right once a day, in that respect so is Schumer when he said that they should make it harder for crazy people to get guns. It they did that, they could then focus on the criminal element that is murdering more people each year then crazy people ever do.
The liberals attack now because they are unable to recognize evil. Evil resided in the core of this person and when his difficulties with mental disorders matastisized, evil is what came out. The libs can try to use this incident to disarm the law abiding citizens but it will not stop this kind of evil. Next it will be fertilizer bombs, or fires, or knives, or a multitude of weapons. Remove God and evil takes its place. Every time.
Actually, gun control laws are putting my life in danger at this moment. The 10 day waiting period for a shotgun means that I have no way to protect myself or my home tomorrow. A few days ago, a motorcycle thug (inspired by my landlord) came by and threatened our lives and property if we don´t move by tomorrow. I wanted a shotgun in case he and his thugs broke in, but you have to wait 10 days in California. Besides, I didn´t have the money til Friday to buy anything. So, I have to rely on the Sheriffs to come. Luckily they do hang around the area. But I will still have other things with me because I will not let a thug force me out of my home without a fight. Say a prayer that we don´t get hurt. Thx.
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