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Assault Weapons Ban Dropped From Senate Gun Bill

Assault weapons ban dropped from Senate gun bill
USA TODAY

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said Tuesday he hopes have a bill to address gun violence on the Senate floor soon after the Easter break, but confirmed that measure will not include the assault weapons ban.

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2013/03/19/feins...




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stay vigilant.

Watch out for the compromises. This is not a victory. They are only baiting people to drop their guard.

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I reject any measure

That regulates or attempts to regulate the 2nd Amendment. Therefore no matter what ,we still have a battle on our hands...

For Freedom!
The World is my country, all mankind is my brethren, to do good is my religion.

You know what they say

The price of liberty is eternal vigilance.

"Timid men prefer the calm of despotism to the tempestuous sea of liberty."

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Haza!

Now lets see if they'll try to sneak in gun registration or universal background check in the watered down version.

The Libertarian Party, irrelevant since 1971.

will there be a REGISTRY...

...that's what we want stopped...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UyCOXb0uArY

No REGISTRY...No investigation, confiscation, extermination#

My thoughts too Patriots

Registration is the knowledge needed for confiscation.

Deekey

What's that I hear?

The sound of a tactical retreat. They're faking giving ground, and the second we relax, we walk right into their trap. Yes, it's a victory of sorts, but only if we can prevent them from getting anything else through, otherwise it's a brilliant political strategy.

Ladies, gentlemen, fellow Patriots. Now is the time to go, "Screw my representatives." You need to be bombarding your state legislature and governor, demanding that they support nullification of these mad infringements upon our rights. Do the same for every major infringement that has or will come up.

According to George Washington, "I heard the bullets whistle and... there is something charming in the sound."

This is not a good thing

Including the AWB in the overall gun bill would torpedo the whole bill. By throwing out the most crazy part of their gun bill, they leave intact all the slightly less crazy provisions and give the evil bill a better chance of passing.

This is Reid being a bastard, trying to force through a gun bill by cleaving out the ugliest provisions until it barely passes.

NO NEW GUN CONTROL IN 2013!

Take back the GOP and Restore America Now.

sorry for the vulgar language

but, fuck that bitch. what a parasitical, self agrandizing, treasonous, bag of crap. The fact that Americans vote for this disgusting witch is beyond me. She refused to debate her opponent in the last election. What kind of political official refuses to stand up and debate her positions? I hope this bitch perishes in hell. What a load of manure this woman is.

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Deleted.

Same ole same ole.

Sen. Dianne Feinstein: “Obviously I’m very disappointed.... The enemies on this are very powerful. I’ve known that all my life,”

This is the kind of thing a scumbag says when they think they've beat you. She's desperately trying to seem defeated while flattering her "enemies"(herself).

What I hear is a woman with NO RESPECT for Americans, no disappointment in the narrative, and sees her "enemies" as beneath contempt.

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Now

They need to drop the gun bill.

getting tired of the

getting tired of the blowback?

Don't expect these spineless

Don't expect these spineless traitors in Washington, D.C. to retreat significantly. If necessary, maybe this administration can try to blackmail the US Congress with a biological agent similar to the anthrax attack shortly after 9/11 which herded the spineless traitors into supporting the draconian "Patriot" Act. They'll be back with legislation nearly as onerous or even worse than Feintein's bill.

Illegal Weapon?

What is considered illegal weapon (under 2nd amendment)? Is it if not registered? or if not approved by government? Illegal weapon sounds odd.

misunderstood.

It's great it's been removed, thank you for posting!!! Didn't imply it wasn't a good thing, just giving a possible reason why it, as you said, flatlined. A lot of new posts, maybe they haven't gotten to this one yet? There is a lot of concern about registration in addition to what they call assault weapons.Isn't it more important if everyone who has a gun has to register it regardless of size. Slippery slope.
Have a good day Granger, I'm on your side.

Deekey

It is not a good thing

It makes whatever is left of the Senate bill more likely to pass. The senate bill needs to be thoroughly poisoned with unacceptable provisions to guarantee NO NEW GUN CONTROL IN 2013. And dropping the AWB makes it more likely to pass.

Take back the GOP and Restore America Now.

I still think it's a good thing

I think it's a good thing because #1, they have admitted they don't have the support and so they will seek another way. Since they don't have the support of the people or of Senate.. now they will move to congress,, and we will see who in congress is a problem, just as we saw and had confirmed who in the senate is a problem.

Personally, I think the "gun control" is a misnomer, a red herring.

What I think this is where those who have been prescribed medication for mental illness (depression, anxioty) will have gun control.. so what we are losing is not just the second amendment, but the fifth, because Obamacare is going to take medical records (and how you will purger yourself.. no more dr. patient privacy).

IMO, the senate bill needs to fail, and this is good news because it shows they have no support for control in the name of guns.

You're right Richard

I hadn't thought about that aspect. True, the worse it is, the better chance it'll fail.
After all the emails, phone calls and signed fax, can only wait to see what does get through so we know what we have to do. Everyone knows the 2nd is the enforcer for all the others. Just hope those in DC understand where they're treading.

Deekey

Well,

as long as they don't try to sneak in arbitrary bans on "high cap mags," and mandate registration, then all is well.

“When a well-packaged web of lies has been sold gradually to the masses over generations, the truth will seem utterly preposterous and its speaker a raving lunatic.” – Dresden James

Agreed!

I, actually, believe they have an un-Constitutional law here in Illinois, requiring a FOID card. Looking back, I think we should not be limited to only semi-automatic weapons. The second was established to allow us to ward off a tyrannical government. How do we fight if we are turned on by the "standing army" that many of the founding fathers, also, did not want?! WE were to be the militia!

they are going to keep on

they are going to keep on trying. and trying and trying. they are not going to stop.

lawrence

the fight is NEVER over

"eternal vigilance by the people is the price of liberty" - Andrew Jackson

If you ever stop fighting for liberty and say "We won!", it is at that exact moment that you have lost.

Statists have, and will always be around. It is up to free people to oppose them, and never waiver in adversity.

RP was the lone wolf of liberty for decades with no one listening. I can't imagine how much he probably wanted to just scream and quit. But he stood strong, and his message withstood all the turmoil. If he had ever been satisfied with having just a little liberty, many of us likely wouldn't be here the way we are today.

Keep opposing registration/confiscation, national databases and outlawing of mags.

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Unless we stop them

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"Government is the entertainment division of the military-industrial complex". - Frank Zappa

Waiting for the outcome

Think everyone is waiting for the answer of what IS passed. The registration and several other issues are also of prime importance. Everyone is quietly waiting to see what will have to be done if they push against the 2nd.

Deekey

Ohhhh Thanks DEEKEY

Personally I thought it was a victory to have it removed.

Goes to show how unimportant the assult weapons ban is on DP

flatlined