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Response to MicaelS (Original post)

Thu Jul 4, 2013, 10:22 AM

55. This really shows the demented level of the gun lobby..

To make these charges is outrageous considering the bill he is so opposed to:

Bans possession of any "high-capacity magazines" regardless of when they were made or sold.

Ammunition dealers are required to do background checks, similar to those for gun buyers.

Requires creation of a registry of assault weapons.
Requires designated mental health professionals who believe a mental health patient made a credible threat of harming others to report the threat to a mental health director,

Stolen guns are required be reported within 24 hours. Failure to report can result in a misdemeanor.


Requires background checks for all gun sales, including by private sellers - except for sales to members of the seller's immediate family. Private sale background checks began March 15, 2013.

Guns must be "safely stored" from any household member who has been convicted of a felony or domestic violence crime, has been involuntarily committed, or is currently under an order of protection. Unsafe storage of assault weapons is a misdemeanor.

Bans the Internet sale of assault weapons.

Increases sentences for gun crimes, including upgrading the offense for taking a gun on school property from a misdemeanor to a felony.

Increases penalties for shooting first responders (Webster provision) to life in prison without parole.

TO MAKE SUCH AN IMPASSIONED speech claiming against common sense gun control, claiming "My right trumps your dead" and to be greeted by applause for this shows how truly crazy these people are..

Of course if you think, as the Edward Snowden defenders do that the government is tyrannical and you need unrestricted access to guns to defend your liberty, then this guy is your hero Personally, I think he is a fucking asshole!

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