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radioburning Donating Member (146 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon May-12-08 03:59 PM
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136. BTW, here's more than two. Now what do you have to say zanne?

"We must get rid of all the guns."
--Sarah Brady, speaking on behalf of Handgun Control Inc Phil Donahue Show, September 1994 --- with Sheriff Jay Printz & others

"No, we are not looking at how to control criminals, we are talking about banning the AK47 and semi-automatic guns!"
-- Senator Metzenbaum (D-OH), during the Constitution Subcommittee of 2/10/89

"Sir, we're not hiding behind anything. We ... we endorse a handgun ban. I will tell you that right now. We absolutely endorse that ban..."
--Susan Glick, of the Violence Policy Center in Washington D.C.; in response to a caller's comments during the radio talk show "Front Page", hosted by Sue Wiley, on WVLK Radio 590 am, in Lexington, Kentucky on December 3, 1997
Caller Mark: "Now you're saying that's what your ultimate goal is..."
Glick: "That's right, and we are absolutely vocal about it...,,

" ...should be outlawed. Our organization will probably take this stand in time but we are not anxious to rouse the opposition before we get the other legislation passed."
-- Elliot Corbett, Secretary, National Council For A Responsible Firearms Policy (interview appeared in the Washington Evening Star on September 19, 1969).

"If I could have gotten 51 votes in the Senate of the United States for an_out_right_ban, picking up every one of them... 'Mr. and Mrs. America, turn 'em all in,' I would have done it."
-- Senator Dianne Feinstein, CBS 60 Minutes, February 5, 1995

I'm convinced that we have to have federal legislation to build on. Our ultimate goal -- total control of handguns in the United States -- is going to take time. My estimate is from seven to ten years. The problem is to slow down the increasing number of handguns sold in this country. The second problem is to get them all registered. And the final problem is to make the possession of *all* handguns and *all* handgun ammunition -- except for the military, policemen, licensed security guards, licensed sporting clubs, and licensed gun collectors -- totally illegal."
-- Nelson T. "Pete" Shields; Chairman, HCI "A Reporter At Large: Handguns", _The New Yorker_, July 26, 1976, 57-58

"Our goal is to not allow anybody to buy a handgun. In the meantime, we think there ought to be strict licensing and regulation. Ultimately, that may mean it would require court approval to buy a handgun."
-- Michael K. Beard, President of the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence

"...I don't believe gun owners have rights."
(Sarah Brady, Chairman, Handgun Control, Incorporated, from the Hearst Newspapers Special Report, "Handguns in America" October 1997)

"I do not believe in people owning guns. Guns should be owned only by police and military. I am going to do everything I can to disarm this state."
-Michael Dukakis, 1986

"There is no reason for anyone in this country, anyone except a police officer or a military person, to buy, to own, to have, to use a handgun....And the only way to do that is to change the Constitution."
-Michael Gartner, 1992 in USA Today

"The second article of amendment to the Constitution of the United States is repealed."
H. J. Res. 438 Introduced by Rep. Major Owens, 1992

"To Hell with the Constitution..."
California Assemblyman Mike Roos, 1989 On the constitutionality of the Roberti-Roos assault weapons ban.

"We believe that if any gun dealer, manufacturer, or gun owners wants to test the law in court, they should be given every opportunity. Arrest them. Put the burden on them to prove the law is too vague."
-Louis Tolley, 1991 On HCI's position concerning the Roberti-Roos assault weapons ban.

"Whatever right the Second Amendment protects is not as important as it was 200 years ago.... deconstitutionalize the subject by repealing the embarrassing Amendment."
-George Will, 1991

"There is no reason for anyone in this country, for anyone except a police officer or a military person, to buy, to own, to have, to use, a handgun. The only way to control handgun use in this country is to prohibit the guns. And the only way to do that is to change the constitution."
-NBC News president, Michael Gartner, USA Today, 1/16/1992

"Assault weapons... are a new topic. The weapons' menacing looks, coupled with the public's confusion over fully-automatic machine guns versus semi-automatic assault weapons -- anything that looks like a machine gun is assumed to be a machine gun -- can only increase the chance of public support for restrictions on these weapons." -- "Assault Weapons: Analysis, New Research and Legislation" Josh Sugarmann, March 1989

"Banning guns addresses a fundamental right of Americans to feel safe." -- U.S. Senator Diane Feinstein, quoted by AP, 11/18/93

"Until we can ban all of them , then we might as well ban none." -- U.S. Senator Howard Metzenbaum, Senate Hearings 1993

"We're here to tell the NRA their nightmare is true..." -- U.S. Representative Charles Schumer, quoted on NBC, 11/30/93

"We're going to hammer guns on the anvil of relentless legislative strategy! We're going to beat guns into submission!" -- U.S. Representative Charles Schumer, quoted on NBC, 12/8/93

"My bill ... establishes a 6-month grace period for the turning in of all handguns." -- U.S. Representative Major Owens, Congressional Record, 11/10/93

"With a 10,000% tax we could tax them out of existence." -- U.S. Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan, Washington Post, 11/4/93

"If it were up to me we'd ban them all" -- U.S. Representative Mel Reynolds on CNN's Crossfire, 12/9/93

"We must be able to arrest people before they commit crimes. By registering guns and knowing who has them we can do that. ...If they have guns they are pretty likely to commit a crime." - -Vermont State Senator Mary Ann Carlson (uhhh, no)

Ann Richards, Governor of Texas, who admits carrying concealed pistol, but recently vetoed a bill that would have allowed other women (and men) in Texas to have the same means of self protection.

Anti-gun U.S. Senator Diane Feinstein -- who, while Mayor of San Francisco during a "handgun ban" PR stunt, ostentatiously turned in one handgun. And quietly kept her other one.

Anti-gun U.S. Senator Carol Moseley-Braun, a lawyer, who "doesn't know" whether her .22 caliber pistol is registered in Chicago, as required.

Anti-gun columnist Carl Rowan, used an illegal handgun to shoot a skinny- dipping teenager. He obtained the illegal pistol from his son, an FBI agent. (How come these anti-gunners all own guns. They should turn theirs in first, and put a big sign on their front door that says "This is a gun free home.")
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