Retired California Game Warden

The Second Amendment–Our right to keep and bear arms.

After every event where some idiot uses a firearm to commit violence against his or her fellow citizens, the bleeding heart liberals seem hell bent on making another run at taking guns out of the hands of law abiding citizens.

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Here is an exerpt of a recent email from a fellow retiree regarding the expected legislation this January, 2013:

This legislation states:

 

 • Protects legitimate hunters and the rights of existing gun owners by Grandfathering weapons legally possessed on the date of enactment;

 

It also states :

 

   • Requires that grandfathered weapons be registered under the National Firearms Act, to include:

 

      • Background check of owner and any transferee;
      • Type and serial number of the firearm;
      • Positive identification, including photograph and  fingerprint;

HITLER IS COMING AGAIN. STAND UP NOW!!!

 

Stopping the spread of deadly assault weapons
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In January, Senator Feinstein will introduce a bill to stop the  sale, transfer, importation and manufacturing of military-style assault  weapons and high-capacity ammunition feeding devices.
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Press releases

 

Television appearances
   • Press conference, Dec. 21, 2012
   • CNN’s Piers Morgan Tonight, Nov. 17, 2012
   • PBS NewsHourwith Gwen Ifill, Nov. 17, 2012
   • MSNBC’s Andrea Mitchell Reports, Nov. 17, 2012
   • CBS’s Meet the Presswith David Gregory, Nov. 16, 2012

 

Summary of 2013 legislation
Following is a summary of the 2013 legislation:

 

   • Bans the sale, transfer, importation, or manufacturing of:
   • 120 specifically-named firearms;
   • Certain other semiautomatic rifles, handguns, shotguns that can  accept a detachable magazine and have one or more military  characteristics; and
   • Semiautomatic rifles and handguns with a fixed magazine that can accept more than 10 rounds.
 
Strengthens the 1994 Assault Weapons Ban and various state bans by:
      • Moving from a 2-characteristic test to a 1-characteristic test;
      • Eliminating the easy-to-remove bayonet mounts and flash suppressors from the characteristics test; and
      • Banning firearms with “thumbhole stocks” and “bullet buttons” to address attempts to “work around” prior bans.
   • Bans large-capacity ammunition feeding devices capable of accepting more than 10 rounds. 
 
Protects legitimate hunters and the rights of existing gun owners by:
      • Grandfathering weapons legally possessed on the date of enactment;
      • Exempting over 900 specifically-named weapons used for hunting or sporting purposes; and
      • Exempting antique, manually-operated, and permanently disabled  weapons.

Requires that grandfathered weapons be registered under the National Firearms Act, to include: 
      • Background check of owner and any transferee;
 
     • Type and serial number of the firearm;
 
     • Positive identification, including photograph and fingerprint;
      • Certification from local law enforcement of identity and that possession would not violate State or local law; and
      • Dedicated funding for ATF to implement registration.

A pdf of the bill summary is available here.
 
“A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.” – 2nd amendment of the U.S. Constitution
 
“The democracy will cease to exist  when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who are not.” – Thomas Jefferson



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