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Senators offer bill that could block
gun sales to people seen as risks

The Hill [Washington, DC], by Jordain Carney

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 3/8/2018 2:36:01 PM

Sens. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) and Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) introduced legislation on Thursday to let a court temporarily block an individual seen as posing a risk to themselves or others from buying or owning a gun. Graham said they are hoping to start a “national conversation” with the bill’s introduction. “Senator Blumenthal and I disagree on many issues regarding the Second Amendment, but we strongly agree restricting access to firearms by those who pose an imminent danger to themselves or others is a The legislation, known as the Federal Extreme Risk Protection Act, comes in wake of the deadly shooting of a high

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Be very afraid of anything coming from those two vile jerks. It just sends a chill down my spine because we factually know that leftist judges are perfectly capable of behaving badly. Who is to say that someone wouldn´t report a person who is seen as at ´risk´ that was just a vendetta against them. We see false accusations every single day. It´s laughable that Miss Lindsey wants to have a ´national conversation´ about this bill. Those on the left don´t want any conversation or their favorite, dialogue. They only want their way. Period.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: provide, 3/8/2018 2:43:24 PM     (No. 11565966)

Some of these shooters didn´t buy them. They stole them. Is stealing guns covered?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: agrunt, 3/8/2018 2:56:56 PM     (No. 11565977)

Who and how is this determination made. If ok now how hard to change. Do not let the ugly thing get its nose under the side of the tent.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: galbaccr, 3/8/2018 3:03:49 PM     (No. 11565983)

This could easily turn into a soviet gulag type thing - if you are conservative, you can´t get a gun because you are a "threat" (the threat being you might convince a liberal to vote for the other side). I wouldn´t trust such a law if it did not clearly define and lock in the "judge" and the conditions. We actually already have laws that cover such stuff - though they aren´t always enforced (several recent examples of failure to enter info about whacko´s into the FBI database). If we simply enforced existing laws, that would be most of the battle.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Whamdbambam, 3/8/2018 3:10:13 PM     (No. 11565988)

Dick and dickless, together again.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: obviousity, 3/8/2018 3:30:17 PM     (No. 11566015)

New medical diagnosis for the PDR and the Physc´s bible: Patient is "at risk" if patient owns, possesses, wants gun. No need to see patient, just confiscate all guns from all patients.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: chicodon, 3/8/2018 3:31:01 PM     (No. 11566017)

Have you ever called a Republican a RINO? You have? You´re blocked.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Ribald1, 3/8/2018 3:38:50 PM     (No. 11566024)

If a person is a risk to himself or others, but him in a mental hospital.
How many schools have been shot up by a person while they were locked up in a mental hospital?
Dangerous people use many things to hurt others, knives, cars, trucks, bombs, you name it.
Or, just be honest and admit you want the people you don´t like to be disarmed.


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Reply 8 - Posted by: IdSpud, 3/8/2018 3:46:26 PM     (No. 11566038)

A couple of posters above have it correct. Who, exactly, will make the determination the individual is posing a risk to themselves and others? What about due process? What about the ability to face one´s accusers in court? What about the premise of ´innocent until proven guilty?´ This is an insane knee-jerk reaction in a stupid attempt to make these two, (who are a danger to society because of their proposal) look better in this current hysteria. With guns, we are ´citizens´; without them, we are ´subjects´.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: 68BattleofBealeVet, 3/8/2018 3:46:54 PM     (No. 11566039)

Seen by whom?
This is a slippery slope!!!!!!!

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Reply 10 - Posted by: jeffkinnh, 3/8/2018 3:51:41 PM     (No. 11566045)

Any time I see Miss Lindsey´s name associated with something, I know it´s a loser. Instead of working with fellow Republicans, he is always teaming up with dems. He is trying to build up his credentials and always looks like a fool.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: citizen, 3/8/2018 4:38:39 PM     (No. 11566089)

So someone with a grudge could offer "evidence" of a risky individual? Graham, I don´t want to "converse" with you, you longtime wanna grab guns RINO.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: edgar, 3/8/2018 4:41:35 PM     (No. 11566091)

Something tells me if another Obama type makes it to white house, all Republicans will be considered high risk.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: AltaD, 3/8/2018 4:42:20 PM     (No. 11566092)

Let´s pretend this won´t be used as a weapon against conservatives and that only those with serious mental illnesses would be prevented from purchasing a gun. It still won´t work because schools don´t report troubled students and local police and the FBI ignore tips from the public regarding dangerous individuals.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: rubberneck, 3/8/2018 4:44:08 PM     (No. 11566094)

Will that adorable Hogg kid be part of the "national conversation"? I sure hope so! /sarcasm

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Reply 15 - Posted by: hoosierblue, 3/8/2018 5:05:30 PM     (No. 11566112)

What is wrong with you people in S.C.. Vote that worthless Graham out of office.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: Nevadadad46, 3/8/2018 5:32:14 PM     (No. 11566144)

Political hash- that´s all this is. And bad hash at that.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: antiquegolf, 3/8/2018 6:10:29 PM     (No. 11566161)

Give democrats nothing on gun control. With each concession, democrats move another step toward their goal to ban the private ownership of firearms.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: jl80863, 3/8/2018 7:24:12 PM     (No. 11566212)

Will it be more accurate than the "no-fly list?

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Reply 19 - Posted by: Socio, 3/8/2018 8:26:20 PM     (No. 11566271)

Who gets to decide that someone is actually risk?

How long is temporary?

And who is going to pay the court costs for gun owners to defend themselves every time one of them is reported by vindictive family member, or anti-gun neighbor?

While I would agree psychopaths should not have guns I see absolutely no way to keep them out of their hands because no one or entity can ever be trusted deciding who keeps and who loses something as important as their 2nd Amendment rights. At least not until you have actually committed a felonious criminal act and in this country you are not a criminal until you have committed a crime.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: doctorfixit, 3/8/2018 8:29:55 PM     (No. 11566273)

#2 Who and how is this determination made?
Good question.
Commie judges, your liberal neighbors, liberals at work, liberals at church, anyone who finds out you own a weapon. Hackers will mine the gun registries, they will publish your name and address and any liberal can then out you as a "gun nut".
Lindsey Graham is one of the most evil people in Washington DC

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Reply 21 - Posted by: Cor-Vet, 3/8/2018 8:39:53 PM     (No. 11566288)

Just put all liberals and democrats on the list and the problem will be solved!

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Reply 22 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 3/8/2018 11:04:28 PM     (No. 11566373)

Another witch hunt. Imagine this law on the books and the Dems take back Congress or the WH.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: Heraclitus, 3/8/2018 11:38:32 PM     (No. 11566393)

a big, fat ferral hog´s nose under the tent.



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Reply 24 - Posted by: gijohn, 3/9/2018 6:34:53 AM     (No. 11566521)

Anytime I see wrong way blumenthal associated with an idea, I am immediately opposed to it.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: cheeflo, 3/9/2018 5:06:31 PM     (No. 11567106)

There are laws like that already in place. What will some new law accomplish? Especially if the authorities can´t be relied upon to even do their job to begin with.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: dvc, 3/10/2018 2:20:07 AM     (No. 11567343)

Damnable Lindsey Graham.

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