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Originally posted by vor78
reply to post by coltcall
I'm just saying that had it not been for the fact that they're blinded by their ideological crusading, I think they could've gotten enough suckers to take the bait had they set their sights lower in the beginning. Instead, they went all-or-nothing, and predictably, they lost big. If they lose the 2014 midterms, people are going to blame this gun control push, and if that happens, you may not see gun control proposed again at the national level for decades.
Good riddance, as far as I'm concerned.
Originally posted by BritofTexas
The ACLU is not against background checks per se.
Calabrese — a privacy lobbyist — was first careful to note that the ACLU doesn’t strictly oppose universal background checks for gun purchases. “If you’re going to require a background check, we think it should be effective,” Calabrese explained.
They just don't want records kept indefinitely.
Under existing law, most information regarding an approved purchase is destroyed within 24 hours when a licensed seller does a [National Instant Criminal Background Check System] check now,” Calabrese said, “and almost all of it is destroyed within 90 days.”
EXCLUSIV E: ACLU says Reid’s gun legislation could threaten privacy rights, civil liberties
No need to keep records once a background check is passed.
A data base of gun purchases will be created to be used for purposes other than background checks.
Billions of federal stimulus dollars are beginning to flow to organizations that are getting hospitals and doctors’ offices ready to adopt electronic medical record technologies.
Once adopted, those technologies are expected to form the backbone of state health information exchanges, eventually creating a nationwide exchange so that any doctor or hospital could get information to improve the safety, quality and efficiency of patient care — and hopefully lower its delivery cost.
Read more: medcitynews.com...
The setting in which the Second Amendment was proposed and adopted demonstrates that the right to bear arms is a collective one, existing only in the collective population of each state for the purpose of maintaining an effective state militia. The ACLU agrees with the Supreme Court's long-standing interpretation of the Second Amendment that the individual's right to bear arms applies only to the preservation or efficiency of a well-regulated militia. Except for lawful police and military purposes, the possession of weapons by individuals is not constitutionally protected.
Originally posted by beezzer
reply to post by coltcall
Liberals will always be liberals. They'll be silly, and make silly laws and say silly things.
They are disguised as democrats and republicans. They undermine the Constitution at every turn. They pit one another against each other. They are divisive. They want to see the fundamental transformation of the United States. Their actions are sometimes treasonous. They have infiltrated every aspect of our society.
It is up to all of us, liberal and conservative, to see that these liars, these inexcusable cowards, see the end of their careers in shame and defeat.