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Please forgive my bluntness, but the United States Government thinks you’re a terrorist.
And now they’re trying to pass a bill allowing gun-grabbing Attorney General Eric Holder to revoke all your Second Amendment rights at will if he has “a reasonable belief” you could pose a “threat.” I know this sounds unbelievable, but read on.
As you know, in a recently released report, the goons at Barack Obama’s Department of Homeland Security classified gun owners, honorably discharged veterans and little old church ladies as threats to the security and stability of the United States of America.
Even a gesture as simple as placing a pro-gun bumper sticker on your car, or supporting a pro-gun candidate makes you a potential “domestic terrorist” in the eyes of the thugs running our government. Obviously, your First Amendment rights of free speech mean as much to Obama’s Department of Homeland Security as your Second Amendment right to keep and bear arms.
And to add insult to injury, Barack Obama’s Surveillance Czar Janet Napolitano sees no difference between law-abiding gun owners like you and violent racists who murder and vandalize. But if that’s not shocking and outrageous enough, it gets worse . . .
Republican quislings Peter King of New York, Mark Kirk of Illinois and Mike Castle of Delaware have introduced a new gun control bill that comes right out of this so-called “Rightwing Extremist” report. I’m talking about H.R. 2159, the shockingly misnamed “Denying Firearms and Explosives to Dangerous Terrorists Act of 2009.”
I call it the “Disarming American Citizens Act of 2009.”
These anti-gun Republicans-in-Name-Only want to disarm you because they fear your pro-liberty views. In fact, your love of freedom frightens them so much that they’re now going to great lengths to label you a domestic terrorist. It’s the perfect way to silence “troublemakers” like you and me, and to marginalize our influence.
And make no mistake: If Congress passes H.R. 2159, Eric Holder would have the authority to deny thousands of innocent Americans their constitutionally protected rights. But this bill isn’t just about Eric Holder taking away your Second Amendment rights if you’re “appropriately suspected” of “terrorism.”
H.R. 2159 also allows Holder and his team of gun-grabbing henchmen to “withhold” any and all evidence from you or a court if Holder & co. “determine” that it might “compromise national security.”
These are the same people who labeled small government advocates potential “domestic terrorists!” Who cares what they “determine”? Even more ridiculous, H.R. 2159 says the courts “must” rely on Holder’s personally “redacted versions” or “summaries” of the “evidence” he supposedly has against you and he never has to release the evidence he claims to have!
They could annul your Second Amendment rights and convict you in a court of “law” without a shred of actual evidence . . . legally! You already know Attorney General Eric Holder is Barack Obama’s most ruthless anti-gun henchman. And we all know what Barack Obama himself thinks of gun owners.
As a candidate, he claimed you and I were “bitter” uneducated folks “clinging” to guns out of hatred and frustration. And now as President, he and Surveillance Czar Janet Napolitano have gone a step further in declaring gun rights activists and pro-gun voters domestic terrorist threats. To make matters worse, Republican scalawags Mike Castle and Mark Kirk -- both notorious anti-gunners -- are working with Obama and Democrat Carolyn McCarthy to strip you of your most fundamental freedoms.
If H.R. 2159 becomes law, Eric Holder -- or any other Attorney General for that matter -- will be allowed to disarm you based on your political views without having to provide any evidence for his claims. The National Association for Gun Rights is ready to stop H.R. 2159, the Disarming American Citizens Act. I’m committed to this fight. Are you?
Let me give you an idea of what gun owners are up against.
With anti-gun Barack Obama in the White House, and Nancy Pelosi ruling the House of Representatives with an iron fist, our only hope to stop the Disarming American Citizens Act is in the Senate. As I’ve told you before, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid finds himself between a rock and a hard place. Even as his re-election to the Senate from pro-gun Nevada is very much in doubt, anti-gunners like Sarah Brady and MoveOn.org are pressuring him to do their bidding in Washington.
To break a politician like Harry Reid, NAGR needs to stir up a hornet’s nest of discontent among gun owners across the country and especially in targeted states like Nevada. The good news is we have the ability to contact hundreds of thousands of gun owners by phone, fax, email and traditional mail. Unfortunately, reaching gun owners in a timely manner takes resources we simply don’t have. But no matter what, we simply cannot let H.R. 2159, the Disarming American Citizens Act, become law.
Originally posted by 2weird2live2rare2die
it would be difficult to approach a man rapidly firing an sks-m with a thirty round magazine at medium range
Jun 12, 2009: Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.
Originally posted by whatukno
Might actually be helpful to read the bill before assuming.
While this is a stupid bill for many many reasons, it's not what the OP is thinking it is, and I will say this with the inflection it deserves:
Day aint taken yer gunz away!
Ok jeffro, dis iz hows it be goin' dis here bill be bout not givin' dem dar terrists papers lettin um sell gunz to der terrist buddies. Y'all got dat? Da gubermint aint takin yer gunz away!
I swear, fear mongering at it's worst. Yes, I will agree this is a stupid bill and it shouldn't pass, I have to say that if anyone writes any gun legislation the nuts come out of the woodwork and show people exactly why gun control just might be needed in this country.
Would you have the stones to do it in the OP's face?