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Nearly 200 House Dems Now
Support Bill Outlawing All New
Semi-Automatic Weapons

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Posted By: Hazymac, 8/15/2019 12:12:01 PM

Proving once again they're absolutely clueless on firearms, nearly 200 House Democrats have indicated their support for legislation banning all semi-automatic firearms nationwide. They aren't just talking about the dreaded AR-15 here. Every new Glock, outlawed. My dad's old .22 Browning target pistol, which my 13-year-old insists I leave to him in my will, would be among the last of its kind. And -- try not to think about this too hard, or you'll cry -- the Colt 1911 .45, perhaps the American sidearm, would be no more. We'll get revolvers and bolt-action rifles and that's about it. The Assault Weapons Ban of 2019


This is a big deal--a deal breaker. Defeat Democrats!

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Reply 1 - Posted by: jasonB 8/15/2019 12:21:10 PM (No. 152995)
Let me think....Occasional psycho (who will find a way to kill people anyway) or governments whom have murdered 100 (+/-) million of their own citizens after they've been disarmed???
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Reply 2 - Posted by: voxpopuli 8/15/2019 12:25:32 PM (No. 153000)
for a Global Communist/Democrat ANYTHING that has the word "Automatic" associated with it is the same as a .50 cal machine gun.. i assume that includes banning "automatic transmissions" in cars
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Reply 3 - Posted by: 49 Ford 8/15/2019 12:31:30 PM (No. 153009)
This has to be the dumbest idea - in political as well as practical terms - in the entire universe.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: aasilver 8/15/2019 12:31:52 PM (No. 153010)
I knew this was coming. A revolver has 6 bullets and each time you pull the trigger it fires. This is defined as a semi-automatic.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: LadyHen 8/15/2019 12:32:53 PM (No. 153012)
There should be a basic firearms training course including so many hours on the range with a variety of different firearms required for anyone running for office. (but then I think all US citizens would benefit from such a requirement) If you will be responsible for legislation involving such a topic, you should at least have some clue what you are talking about.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: RPool 8/15/2019 12:37:11 PM (No. 153017)
I guess there hasn't been much coverage, if any, on CNN, MSNBC or in the NY Times or Washington Post, but London is having one whale of a time with homicide by knife. Murderers will kill and no amount of virtue signalling legislation, directed not at criminals but at law-abiding citizens, will change that.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: Clinger 8/15/2019 12:52:09 PM (No. 153029)
I wonder how many of them even know that they are addressing 19th century technology in an attempt to solve 21st century problem.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: tom7 8/15/2019 12:53:00 PM (No. 153030)
But only if they are painted black, right ?
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Reply 9 - Posted by: Peach1 8/15/2019 12:57:06 PM (No. 153038)
If this were to actually happen, the noncompliance would be huge!!
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Reply 10 - Posted by: bigfatslob 8/15/2019 1:05:15 PM (No. 153048)
Now that's some sweeping change. Talk about coming out of the 'closet'. First they no longer hid the fact they want all out socialism and now total gun bans on firearms they fear most 'autoloaders'. No hiding it now they are going for America's throat in 2020 hoping to win. There are stupid Republicans who stand with this silliness who don't represent gun ownership or support the 2nd Amendment in the Constitution remember that.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: P51DMustang 8/15/2019 1:09:37 PM (No. 153055)
62,000,000 responsible gun owners "Out of our Cold Dark Hands."
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Reply 12 - Posted by: mc squared 8/15/2019 1:10:27 PM (No. 153056)
On the day a nut in Philadelphia with previous felony convictions shoots several cops.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: Janylou 8/15/2019 1:31:29 PM (No. 153079)
Why weren't the dems upset yesterday with the Philly shooter using an AR15 on cops? Why didn’t one of them step up and try to pry that gun out of his hands? The idiot mayor tried to say that if guns were banned, this situation would not have occurred. Seriously? These people are really delusional!
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Reply 14 - Posted by: Krause 8/15/2019 1:32:38 PM (No. 153083)
So taking guns away from the 99% responsible gun owners will solve the problem of the 1% of the bad guys having guns? Right.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: Nimby 8/15/2019 1:37:45 PM (No. 153101)
Sheeple party
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Reply 16 - Posted by: HotRod 8/15/2019 1:38:46 PM (No. 153103)
Thank you democrats, for handing us Republicans another million votes!
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Reply 17 - Posted by: Ben Around 8/15/2019 1:40:25 PM (No. 153106)
The dems are for eventually outlawing all guns for private citizens. Outlawing so called 'assualt' weapons is just the first step in the process.
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Reply 18 - Posted by: heartsurgeon 8/15/2019 1:48:09 PM (No. 153118)
I pray the Dems make this part of their platform. All Presidential candidates should be asked if they support this.
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Reply 19 - Posted by: hershey 8/15/2019 2:51:03 PM (No. 153183)
Total wack jobs...'lets do SOMETHING!!!' even if it doesn't do crapola to fix the HUMAN problem that is the source of the shootings...
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Reply 20 - Posted by: JHHolliday 8/15/2019 3:37:54 PM (No. 153226)
#17 is correct. A total ban on all firearms for private citizens. This is their end game and what the left has wanted for years. When the 1968 Gun Control Act was passed it was promised by antigun politicians that this was all they wanted...sensible gun control like stopping guns by mail, etc. Two years later they presented a new bill to ban the sale of all handguns. It didn't go anywhere but it certainly exposed their true agenda.
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Reply 21 - Posted by: winnie1 8/15/2019 4:05:13 PM (No. 153239)
The answer is to have HIPAA and schools release record info on teenage pupils if they show signs of mental behavior. Also don't delete their records in High school, their character and personality is developed by 4 yrs. old, this is who they are. What they did in school is what they are going to do as an adult. When this record is expunged there is no background and they can get a gun, so forget about background checking. Notice these shooters are all young and had problems in school.
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Reply 22 - Posted by: Geoman 8/15/2019 4:35:13 PM (No. 153268)
If this is attempted without the benefit of a conforming Constitutional Amendment, then the ball will be squarely in We the People's court.
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Reply 23 - Posted by: sw penn 8/15/2019 4:38:47 PM (No. 153273)
A crazy person does something terrible to law-abiding people. The state's solution is: All you law-abiding people have to lose your rights because the state has proven that the state cannot protect you. No. The state did not have the authority to outlaw automatics in '86. and it does not have the authority to outlaw semi-automatics now. ...Shall Not Be Infringed...
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Reply 24 - Posted by: curious1 8/15/2019 4:39:47 PM (No. 153275)
Proving it is time to repeal the NFOPA1986, GCA1968 and NFA1934. They violate the constitution and oppress the ordinary citizen. And no, the government wasn't given the power to tax in order to do an end-run around a clear constitutional prohibition - "...shall not be infringed."
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Reply 25 - Posted by: MickTurn 8/15/2019 5:45:18 PM (No. 153314)
What we really need is JUDGE Control...they keep letting these criminals out on technicalities. SO when will the Judges be held totally responsible for every criminal they let loose and pay damages to those injured/murdered and be impeached, disbarred and removed?
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Reply 26 - Posted by: Omen55 8/15/2019 6:02:40 PM (No. 153333)
Talk about handing Trump & GOP the gun to shoot dem with!
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Reply 27 - Posted by: DVC 8/15/2019 6:04:51 PM (No. 153338)
No way in hell.
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Reply 28 - Posted by: joew9 8/15/2019 7:05:00 PM (No. 153412)
There has never been a gun control bill proposed that would not leave the law abiding unarmed and the outlaws armed. My conclusion is that is what the gun control advocates actually want.
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Reply 29 - Posted by: JediJerry 8/15/2019 9:25:36 PM (No. 153469)
Never going to pass. What part of shall not be infringed don't they understand? Virtually all guns made and sold are semi-automatics. There are very few single-shot weapons out there. Did you know a baseball bat is an assault weapon? Definition of assault: "Assault is the act of inflicting physical harm or unwanted physical contact upon a person or, in some specific legal definitions, a threat or attempt to commit such an action." So if you strike the word Assault, the real agenda is Weapons Ban 2019.
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Reply 30 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623 8/16/2019 1:04:19 AM (No. 153562)
How stupid. It will never do anything about stolen guns.
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Reply 31 - Posted by: DVC 8/16/2019 1:46:01 AM (No. 153582)
Actually, not so, #4. A semi-automatic uses the power from the cartridge to load the next cartridge. A revolver is "manually operated", and NOT semi-automatic.
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Reply 32 - Posted by: franq 8/16/2019 6:11:11 AM (No. 153631)
These moves "appear with the tedious irritability of an unloved season", to borrow from Drax in Moonraker.
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