[Home]  [Headlines]  [Latest Articles]  [Latest Comments]  [Post]  [Mail]  [Sign-in]  [Setup]  [Help]  [Register] 

US digs into Saudi shooting suspect motive in Navy shooting

Giuliani Promises ... ‘Evidence’ of Obama AdminisTraTion InTerference --- in Ukraine

Git along little doggie, git along, git along...

Bill Barr Indicts 8 For Illegally Funneling Foreign Money To Adam Schiff And Multiple Dem Senators

George Zimmerman sues Trayvon Martin’s family & state prosecutors for $100mn, says ‘false evidence’ used in murder trial

“Lieutenant” Pederast

COME SPY WITH ME Ghislaine Maxwell and Jeffrey Epstein were spies who used underage sex to blackmail politicians, ‘ex-handler’ claims

How Bad Are Congressional Republicans?

The Supreme Court and the Right To Keep and Bear Arms

The Panopticon Expands

63 million Americans vs. 3 liberal professors

A.G. William Barr Says Police Might Stop "Protecting" Us If We Aren't Nicer to Them. (If Only It Were That Easy To Get Rid of Bad Cops.)

Tucker Investigates: What is destroying rural America?

Impeachment hearings live updates: Professors called by Democrats to testify that Trump’s conduct is grounds for removal from office

Abolish the CIA

George H. Walker Bush: The Bush Family and the Mexican Drug Cartel

Prince Andrew's bombshell email to Ghislaine Maxwell uncovered

Top Cop Who Received Award for ‘Keeping Children Safe’ Arrested for Molesting Children

Daughter of Police Chief in Starbucks Pig Outrage, Says Her Dad is ‘Absolutely a Pig’

Asset Forfeiture and the Destruction of American Liberty

The Outrage Industry’s Latest Child Soldier

It Snowed Last Night and I made a snowman.

Betraying the Constitution: Who Will Protect Us from an Unpatriotic Patriot Act?

How I Survived for 3 Years as a Libertarian Cop

SEE YOU ON THE DARK SIDE OF THE MOON

Cop who Killed Wife taken to Hospital, not Jail, after Claiming he "Blacked out"

Oregon Supreme Court Shuts Down Pretextual Traffic Stops; Says Cops Can't Ask Questions Unrelated To The Violation

DemocraTs ... Signal DefeaT --- on ImpeachmenT !

The Greatest Story Ever Told

Buttigieg turns to black pastor to discuss racism, poverty

It Snowed Last Night And…..

Anonymous Couple Buys Waitress a Car After Learning She Walks 14 Miles for Work Every Day

A.I. Could Bring a Sea Change in How People Experience Religious Faith

Unusual Letters To Dear Abby

Autistic Boy Heartbroken After Cops Raid Wrong Home, Kill His Boxer Service Dog

FDA Designates Psilocybin as “Breakthrough Therapy” for Severe Depression

Cops Force K9 to Maul Innocent Sleeping Blind Man in His Own Home

Innocent Man Jailed for 6 Months Until This Video Proved the Cop is a Lying Criminal

AGWs Shoot Unarmed Woman Seven Times (She was toting a shovel)

CIA Drug Smuggling and Dealing: The Birth of the Dark Alliance

Nation's Progressives Give Thanks That They Have So Much To Be Angry About This Year

Chick-Fil-A Donates to Extremist Southern Poverty Law Center

Overkill: 13-Year-Old Student Handcuffed, Arrested, Charged With Felony & Criminally Prosecuted for Pointing Imaginary ‘Finger Gun’ at Classmates

PUTINISM 101

Obama warned he would intervene to stop Bernie, had cutting words for Biden: report

Trump’s Toadies Should Take Note: Watergate Says Everyone Goes Down

WE NEED MORE CONTRIBUTING MEMBERS ON THIS FORUM

America Beware—Adam Schiff Represents a Sign of the Times

Buttigieg claims 2nd, Warren sinks in new US 2020 poll

Sprite Argentina Ad Features Parents Helping Their Children Cross-Dress


Status: Not Logged In; Sign In

United States News
See other United States News Articles

Title: The Republicans Are Coming to Take Your Guns
Source: InformationLiberation
URL Source: http://www.informationliberation.com/?id=60577
Published: Aug 6, 2019
Author: Chris Menahan
Post Date: 2019-08-10 08:34:42 by Deckard
Keywords: None
Views: 56

Alternate text if image doesn't load

Gun confiscation is picking up steam among congressional Republicans in the wake of President Donald Trump's call for "red flag" gun control laws which allow unelected government bureaucrats to seize people's guns after arbitrarily deeming them a "threat" to themselves or others.

From New York Times, "Red Flag' Gun Control Bills Pick Up Momentum With G.O.P. in Congress":

Congressional Republicans, under pressure to respond to this weekend's massacres, appear to be coalescing around legislation to help law enforcement to take guns from those who pose an imminent danger -- a measure that, if signed into law, would be the most significant gun safety legislation enacted in 20 years.

"Red flag" laws such as this might not be as momentous -- or controversial -- as the now-expired assault weapons ban or the instant background check system, both of which were enacted in 1994 as part of President Bill Clinton's sprawling crime bill. But they may be politically feasible.

With President Trump endorsing the idea, a number of Republicans -- including Senator John Thune of South Dakota, the No. 2 Republican -- are embracing the concept. Mr. Thune told his hometown newspaper, The Argus Leader, that he was "confident Congress will be able to find common ground on the so-called red flag issue."

Senator Lindsey Graham, Republican of South Carolina, has already proposed legislation that would offer federal grants to states to help them enact red flag laws, also known as "extreme risk protection orders." And the Senate Republican leader, Mitch McConnell, has asked three committee chairmen to "reflect on the subjects the president raised" and hold bipartisan talks of "potential solutions."
Americans came out of the woodwork in droves to vote for Donald Trump on a platform of building a wall, deporting illegal immigrants, ending stupid wars, reforming trade deals, being tough on crime and protecting gun rights.

We instead got record illegal immigration, significantly less deportations than Obama, massive tax cuts for Big Tech and Corporate America, the continuation of nearly all our previous wars and threats of new wars with Iran and Venezuela, Koch-Kushner criminal justice reform, a unilateral bump stock ban and now "red flag" gun seizure laws which blatantly violate the First, Second and Fifth Amendments.

Alternate text if image doesn't load

There is no getting around the fact we're getting the exact opposite of what we voted for.

Does anyone actually think gun confiscation is going to lead to less violence and not more?

Americans have already been killed by cops trying to enforce these unAmerican "red flag" laws.



I can't see any reason to support the GOP in 2020 at all at this point. We should be demanding they earn our vote just like all the other groups they're pandering to.

The only high-profile figure addressing any of the real problems in our society and actually trying to get them solved is Tucker Carlson. If our government doesn't collapse Soviet-style over the next four years we need to draft Tucker to run for 2024. (2 images)

Post Comment   Private Reply   Ignore Thread  


[Home]  [Headlines]  [Latest Articles]  [Latest Comments]  [Post]  [Mail]  [Sign-in]  [Setup]  [Help]  [Register] 

Please report web page problems, questions and comments to webmaster@libertysflame.com