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Senate Coming After Guns: Feinstein Bill Comes After Most Handguns & Shotguns & Rifles

Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), has started to outline the Senate’s plan to come after your guns, and it includes just about everything including handguns.

From the Senator’s website:

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 devises.

The Ban will include over 120 specifically named firearms and will include any gun that has a detachable magazine with one “military characteristic.” As we know from past attempts, these characteristics have nothing to do with the actual guns performance and are often only cosmetic. This means almost every modern gun on the market could be included in this ban.

Not only will the ban stop the sale, transfer and importation of these guns, but it could also go after existing guns that are already legally owned. According to the Senator’s website, all existing weapons would have to be registered under the new National Firearms Act. This would mean that everyone who now legally owns these guns would have to go through new background checks, fingerprinting, certification from local law enforcement and the registration of all firearms.

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Here are the details that have been announced so far:

The Bill 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 military characteristic
  • 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:Bans large-capacity ammunition feeding devices capable of accepting more than 10 rounds.
    • 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
    • Banning firearms with “thumbhole stocks” and “bullet buttons” to address attempts to “work around” prior bans
  • 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

79 Comments on Senate Coming After Guns: Feinstein Bill Comes After Most Handguns & Shotguns & Rifles

  1. Jon

    Why do people think that guns kill people? In her statement she refers “dangerous guns”. Last time I checked, a gun cannot kill someone by itself, it take a “dangerous person” to do it. Introducing this bill and making it law will only hurt the law abiding gun owners; the criminals will still obtain them illegally? Do they really think a criminal will abide by this law???!?!?

    • DEB

      Jon you are so correct. If they managed to take away the guns the “people” that would use them in a crime, they would just find something else to use, because if store keepers don’t have guns for protection they could be robbed with a hammer,bat, knife, etc.

  2. nate

    What I get from this are a few things. First and foremost is if these firearms fall under the NFA then the government suddenly gets 200 bucks for everyone registering which helps their monetary issues. The second I get is that they will now be able to track people even more. The third is that it will create a larger black market of firearms that criminals, and normally law abiding citizens, will utilize.

    What those of us that believe in reliance and liberty need to do are stop being cry babies and band together like the liberals do. We need to gather en-mass to show “them” we’re not going to give away our liberties and let them take over.

    I will be standing at my state capital on inauguration day to protest the possibility of liberty being taken away. Not because I’m against obama, but because I’m against anything that can take my rights. I’m going to stand there, even by myself, to show this country you can make a stand.

    • jesse james

      If your in ca ill go with ya man…im with you all the way…

      • Sloop

        I’m in CA. I’m ready to fight for our rights. Post when and where.

        Sloop Lancaster, ca

    • John Mason

      You will not be alone brother. I am a Vietnam Vet, and will not let people take away my rights while I am still breathing. GOD BLESS AMERICA!!!!

      • Strotty

        first off thank you for your service from one soldier to another. second I will not stand and let our govn’t take away the rights that I and so many before me ,like john, have fought for and shed blood for this is not what our forfathers wanted. This is why they gave us the right to bare arms so that our govn’t would not and could not take our freedom away. GOD BLESS AMERICA! HOME OF THE FREE AND THE BRAVE!

    • Don

      If you’re in Maryland I’m there with you too! I’ll be standing along with any and all protecting my rights. I’ll be damned if I’m giving up my freedom to defend myself and my family. They must think we are crazy! I can’t believe they’re wasting time in Washington devising these schemes when they should be working to better this country. They’re destroying it from within. It’s so time to remove and punish these worthless rats. It sickens me every day I read this kind of stuff. I propose a million man/woman march on DC in protest. NRA should head up something like this as soon as possible!!!! I’d rather see this through peacefully but I have a good feeling there’s going to be action taken. Key is doing it together as one massive body. I fought for my country in the military and these people better damned well start serving from their leather chairs with a little more dignity and uphold the Constitution I swore to defend. All they seem to be doing is destroying what countless others sacrificed their lives defending. It is simply disgraceful.

    • John

      The POTUS said he will not enforce the Federal drug laws in CO and WA because “the people voted and they have spoken”. He wants to pick and choose which laws he enforces we will have to remind him of this if any gun laws are passed.

    • chris vaughn

      Our liberty is already being taken away … read up on Patriot Act. The Feds have set up a fed police force under DHS that rivals the Gestapo in power. All local police agencies are now required to “partner” with DHS whenever they have an interest. In addition DHS police agencies have been put “above the law” by Patriot Act and do not need to follow the Bill of Rights in doing what the do … just like the Gestapo in Nazi Germany.

      Gun control is the next step in the slide towards tyranny. when the people are disarmed, they lose their power. The founding fathers put the Right to Bear Arms right after that of Freedom of Speech and Religion in the Bill of Rights. This shows how important they believed it to be! It was put there to allow the people to overthrow the govt if it became a tyranny plain and simple. Hitler also seized most guns in Nazi Germany back in the 30’s and boasted on being the first modern nation to implement national gun control.

      Look where it got them later on! By the way the same folks who are pushing this bill are trying to change the Senate Rules so that only a simple majority will pass it. They are seeking to change the rule requiring 60 votes or more in order to ram through stuff like this anti gun bill. Every one needs to contact their senators to voice their opposition to both.

      thank you.

    • Ken

      Check Feb. 8th and March 1st as well. It’s time to fight.

    • weaponkid

      they could also sell all the guns in different countries

  3. Maveth

    Don’t think this is about gun control people — especially with the “mandatory registration”. It is step one in the process to confiscate all privately-owned weapons from law-abiding citizens….

  4. john doe

    ridiculous movement, will not pass congress. This is a joke…there will be a war over this if it does go through, civilized people will loose there protection while we give the thieves and trouble makers the green light to everything we have

    • ANONymous Patriot

      It is coming. When the day comes, do not hesitate to act, or it will be too late.

    • June

      This is all conceived for the UN GunBan vote that will take place in the Senate after the 1st of the year. Be ready.

    • Suzanne

      They already figure on it causing a civil war. Check Drudge Report.

    • weaponkid

      two words “executive action”

  5. will

    Feinstein can kiss my ass

    • John Mason

      How many armed security people are thier to protect them? Those two faced pieces of crap!!!!

      • acard134

        Not only does she have a security detail BUT, she holds a concealed carry permit in the state of California! How typical of the elites, do as i say not as I do.

  6. Greg

    All law enforcement, current military and vets should check out Oathkeepers.Org

    • John Mason is an excellant group and you do not have to be a vet

  7. Earl

    In 1929, the Soviet Union established gun control. >From 1929 to 1953, about 20 million dissidents, unable to defend themselves, were rounded up and exterminated
    In 1911, Turkey established gun control. From 1915 to 1917, 1.5 million Armenians, unable to defend themselves, were rounded up and exterminated.
    Germany established gun control in 1938 and from 1939 to 1945, a total of 13 million Jews and others who were unable to defend themselves were rounded up and exterminated.
    China established gun control in 1935. From 1948 to 1952, 20 million political dissidents, unable to defend themselves were rounded up and exterminated
    Guatemala established gun control in 1964. From 1964 to 1981, 100,000 Mayan Indians, unable to defend themselves, were rounded up and exterminated.
    Uganda established gun control in 1970. From 1971 to 1979, 300,000 Christians, unable to defend themselves, were rounded up and exterminated.
    Cambodia established gun control in 1956. From 1975 to 1977, one million educated people, unable to defend themselves, were rounded up and exterminated.
    Defenseless people rounded up and exterminated in the 20th Century because of gun control: 56 million.
    You won’t see this data on the US evening news, or hear politicians disseminating this information.
    Guns in the hands of honest citizens save lives and property and, yes, gun-control laws adversely affect only the law-abiding citizens.
    Take note my fellow Americans, before it’s too late!
    The next time someone talks in favor of gun control, please remind them of this history lesson.
    With guns, we are ‘citizens’. Without them, we are ‘subjects’.
    During WWII the Japanese decided not to invade America because they knew most Americans were ARMED!
    If you value your freedom, please spread this antigun-control message to all of your friends.
    Spread the word everywhere you can that you are a firm believer in the 2nd Amendment!

    It’s time to speak loud before they try to silence and disarm us.
    You’re not imagining it, history shows that governments always manipulate tragedies to attempt to disarm the people~

    • ANONymous Patriot

      Thanks for the history lesson. Sadly however, it is too late for logic and reason. Our government has been taken hostage by a bunch of illogical, irrational individuals that blindly pursue emotional goals… If you really want to make a difference warn everyone. DO NOT REGISTER YOUR FIREARM OR THEY WILL TAKE IT FROM YOU! I have been warning everyone this is coming since I found out about it. Take my advice, claim your weapons as stolen or privately sold and then hide them. A time will come soon when you’ll want to defend yourself. We are waking up as a nation. Fist comes denial, we have been in this state of mind for several generations now. Ever since the assassination of Kennedy, everyone has felt it. You may deny it but eventually the TRUTH comes out. Eventually denial turns into anger. God help us when it reaches that stage. There are a lot of people that are coming out of denial and are angry as hell. Illuminati, what are you going to do when we all stand up angry? What are you going to do the day we come to take back this great nation? I am but one of many. We are LEGION. We are ALL Anonymous and we do not forget. The fact that you are still reading this tells me that you are one of us. Do not forgive the atrocities of the .001% for they are the ones that want to kill us.

      • angry texan

        Your post gives me hope. You couldn’t be more right. i’m ready, i train every week w/ like minded patriots. I really wish it doesn’t come to armed conflict. Unfortunately i think it has reached the point of critical mass. “The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants.” Thomas Jefferson.

  8. rev. dave

    “one military characteristic” = black?

    • Runner

      “shoots bullets”

      • weaponkid


  9. Charles Russel

    This bill that Feinstein intends to introduce is a 2 part ploy. State and Federal governments will recieve an awful lot of money for this-both from the taxpayer, and the taxpayers. They will also be in a position to force their will on millions of Americans, and this is only the start.No good can come of this and the best way, in my opinion, to resist this B.S. is to write your representitives and accurately tell them how you feel about this legislation, while at the same time, you are hiding every gun that you own in a safe place.

    • rev. dave

      I’ve been telling mine. And what I get in response is a ‘thanks for your opinion, but I’m going to keep my head up my ass on this issue’ email.

      They fail to realize the very real potential of a civil war triggered by gun confiscations, just like in Boston back when the American Revolution started. And they apparently don’t realize at all that in that war, they will be targets and their bodyguards will likely abandon them.

    • Suzanne

      Every physical letter you write to your congressmen equals something like 30,000 letters from people that have the same opinion but didn’t write, so a letter-writing campaign is logical.
      E-mails don’t count… and they disappear anyway. They can always turn off the fax machine.

      One other thing… no thinking legitimate member of law enforcement or military would dream of knocking on people’s doors and demanding their guns. Nobody is going to put himself at odds with at least 1/3 of all Americans. Even the foreign armies have done computer simulations and decided they won’t be participating. Our military has overwhelmingly stated they would leave their posts and go home to protect their families. If Obummer can’t wrangle the manpower, he can’t enforce.
      I think we all need to just quit paying taxes altogether. If we quit financing them, it really removes their power. Of course, they’ll just print more money.

      • Politerrorist

        Suzanne, don’t forget about Homeland Security. TSA, do you think any one of them would mind getting a bounty for turning you in? They are all badged and under Janet Napalitano, one wicked ************.

  10. mike414

    it wont pass if it does bow and arrow

    • jesse james

      U cant be serious…

      • mike414

        sticks and stones if nessecary a 2×4 with some nails in it a lead pipe or just youre mitts anything is better than nothing at all

    • church

      is that before or after the govt. line every one up and put a bullet in the back of the head of every person that has been disarmed…….this hole society has been brain washed over the last thirty years…god help them time for me to go dark…..

    • Henry

      Mike414 is right get a crossbow and a good bow and arrow to go hunting at night, if you know what I mean.

      • church

        I have a real good bow,,,,top of the line bear multi compound…and a excalibur cross bow…but do you know how hard it is to get close to a critter with a spot light…..none the less the govt.stugges have top of the line night vision…..I find it better just to set snares like a good little poucher

        • rev. dave

          Church – in such a survival situation, I’d recommend a recurve. You can have extra strings in your pocket and change them out in two minutes. Can’t do that with your compound….

          And you should be easily able to get within bow range of anything that isn’t hunting for you. Then you steal what it has, right? Only the hunters will have night vision.

          • church

            the excalibur cross bow is a recurve and the recurve is limited to 35 yds the compound it good out to 65 yds besides I am a hunter been one for 45 years now and I do have night vision third generations nixcon extremely good out to 150 yds.. I been a survivor far longer than most have been alive…and you can bet the DHS has equipment that rivels mine on any of my good days…besides I do have a recurve and a long bow and have taken deer with both none the less my friend I’m grateful for the advice

  11. er r.

    one thing else,,, all law enforcement carry these types of firearms ,,, will they have to turn them over also

    • Runner

      It allows ownership for those that already have them, but forbids new owners and manufacturing of new guns. A better question is “where will the police get new guns?” Or “Why is it okay for a person that already owns a gun to keep it, but not lawful for someone that doesn’t already own a gun to buy that exact same gun?”

      • Poloterrorist

        Registered ownership. You cannot just keep your guns, go to her website and read what she proposes.

    • mad

      They can all kiss my ass, Im pissed and ready to defend our rights.

    • church

      er r.
      my friend I don’t believe the govt.,law enforcement, military, or this feinstein lady will give up they’re weapons but you got to understand ….you my friend have a defense weapon not a assault weapon (( SEMIAUTOMATIC ))…they have assault weapons fully automatic this is they’re point they want you to be defenseless when it comes time to collapse the economy so that we are unable to protect our selves……ya gotta love the simplicity of it …they been planing this sense the fifty’s……I been watching it play out for 40 years now

  12. June

    When will she put forth a bill stopping military type assault drones flying over civilians not a war. she is a hypocrite Biotch

  13. Falcon

    When someone violates or attempts to pass laws violating our constitution isn’t that a act of treason? Sure seems like it to me.

    • Abe Blingin

      I agree! Politicians should be sworn in on the Constitution. This bill won’t pass. But could part of it? Our Republican represenatives need to understand no part of this bill should pass. The Sandy Hook tragedy puts them on the spot, as if they are monsters not to do SOMETHING. Wayne LaPierre said it best, the only thing to stop a bad guy with a gun, is a good guy with a gun. These massacres are occuring in carry restricted areas. Armed cops in every school. Call up your congresspersons everyone!!!

      • DEB

        Repubs. and Dems. neither party gets it. It is time that we the people are herd, the only way is a third party, the Tea Party movement was a good start, just need bigger teeth. Only a few elected Repubs. and no Dems. desirve to be getting paid for what they are doing to us.

        • DEB


  14. rorak

    The problem there is that the Bill of Rights has been violated numerous times and no one has done anything about it. (NDAA, FISA, and many more I cant remember)

  15. buzby

    Everything I read on the internet and people I talk to will not support this bill, of course most of what I read is written by educated people. Unfortunately, the 47% want this bill because they are not educated and have no idea what happened that lead up to the American Revolution such as confiscation of weapons, quartering british troops……

    • DEB



  16. John

    A ban on mags that carry more than 10 rounds? Just another reason to practice faster reloads.

    • Al

      This more about more government control over everything we do. Can’t buy a 17 oz. Coke in NYC. It’s time to adopt a three fifths voting rule.
      How can people who pay zero federal taxes have a say in how to spend OUR tax dollars. 3/5ths of a vote is fair for non-taxpayers. Or taxpayers should get two votes. Your thoughts?

      • Deb

        We coan only dream.

        • Deb

          oops,,,,,We can only dream.

  17. mini me

    It’s time we grew up and quit being scared of the government. Remember we voted these folks in and they have our best interest at heart.

    • Politerroirst

      OH I get it, you’re being rhetorical?

  18. ken

    i think the govt is striking matches in a room full of gas

  19. everett

    Let’s go protest when and where

  20. The Rock

    I think many are missing the point. I plan to hide
    my guns also, BUT you can be sure a part of the new
    law will allow for your arrest, and mandatory prison
    time if they catch you with the gun. O.K., you shot
    the bad guy as he came after you. Fine. BUT, you
    had a gun illegally, and you get to spend the next 10 years in prison. Many of the “over my dead body”
    people will gladly give them up to avoid prison.
    The gov. has, and will cover any loop holes you think you have. Better to somehow stop this BEFORE
    it is law.

    • acard134

      sort of like obamacare. oh that didnt work out so well.

    • We Must Stand Together.

      Rock you are absolutely right. that same situation occured in Engalnd after they banned gun ownership. a man shot 2 intruders in his home, one of which was attacking him with a tire iron. one died and the other was critically wounded. The man was convicted and sentenced to LIFE in prison for defending himself and his family! God be with us all, for we do have a fight ahead of us.

  21. Stacy

    The bad guys aren’t going to give up or register their guns. Only the good guys. What have we become.

    • acard134


  22. DEB

    The biggist problem that so many people don’t understand is that the problem is the intent of the person that robs, rapes and murders other people. The gun had no control in shooting someone. If the intent is to do a crime, that person can and will use what ever means available,,,bow & arrow, knife, bat, gas & a match. We must learn to identify and correct these people, not give an excuse for more terrorist and criminals to act.

  23. DevilDog0311

    I think that Fatstien and company need to keep in mind that Millions of former military, Marines, Army (Rangers,Delta,Green Beret,101st),Navy Seals & all Spec Ops probably own guns and have a hell of alot more training and combat experience then the idiots coming to your door to take them. Now, do you think we are all just gona roll over and take it…….doubt it. At this point, what is there to loose? The same sh**y under paid, over worked dead end job you got. Lets not forget getting raped on our taxes while at the same time the cost of living keeps rising, ie food, gas you name it.
    Bottom line, that bully (GOV) will continue to beat you up and steal your lunch money and your “toys” until the one day you’ve had enough and you fight back!! Then bully realizes, oh crap, this kid can fight!!
    Semper Fi

  24. glock shooter

    I really love my country , but i fear my goverment , especially when we all know whats coming . Overseas media except china has been warning and telling its followers that a civil war is on the horizon and that it will likly be the demise of the america as they know it . China is the only one not pissed about everything that has been said and done , they have a lot to gain by sitting on the side line .
    Kerry , Fienstien , Schumer , Clinton and the other gun grabers cant possibly believe that the local law enforcement is willing to die trying to enforce a unlawful as well as deadly request to pick up the personal property of there neighbors and family . God help the U.N. if they try to send blue helmets to collect my personal property !

  25. Draq wraith

    I’m surprised no one mentioned signing the petition to accuse her of acts of treason against the us constitution against the second amendment, right to due process, discrimination against the poor, inailable right to defend one self agaist an aggressor. This bill gives crooked cops a blank check, politicians no fear of repercussions if they take more of your money. No justice period to those affected by sandy hook, columbine, the bell tower, Kent state, Waco, ruby ridge and others I am sure I forget.
    Keep in mind the government has already bombed civilians with explosives (check on the radial group move in Philadelphia pa) burned children (Waco TX), and FBI murdered in cold blood a mother and her baby ( Ron had no qualms following that order at ruby ridge.)
    Go ahead spout off how you arm chair commandos are found to defend what’s yours when they black bag your ass with in 24the hrs.

  26. Al

    Interim Detroit Police Chief Chester Logan said at a news conference Thursday, “America has a problem with guns, but the epicenter seems to be here in Detroit,” City officials reported 386 criminal homicides in 2012, the highest since 1992.

    How many murders or crimes were committed with legally licensed guns? 0! 85% of victims are felons.
    Banning guns in Detoilet will have zero effect on crime. There were 25 justifiable homicides by legal gun owners. That number would disappear & embolden criminals even more.

    • Deb

      I have no problem with my guns,I hit everything Ifire at.

      One shot , One kill. nuf said

  27. CB2

    What part of ” shall not be infringed ” don’t these
    idiot’s understand?

    • Al

      Liberal professor calls for giving up ‘evil’ Constitution. Seidman blames the Constitution for the current inability to “fix” the fiscal cliff tax and budget issues as well as other problems faced by our current government.

      It should be noted and remembered that all elected public office holders take the pledge to abide by and uphold the Constitution before being sworn into office.
      Seidman says, The constitution is Archaic, idiosyncratic and has downright evil provisions.”

      In 2005, Senator Obama said of warrantless wiretapping during the Bush administration — quote — “Once we have more information we’ll know to what degree our laws were circumvented. But regardless, I am certain that we can do the intelligence gathering we need to do without eroding the civil liberties our founding fathers intended.”

      Armed and Dangerous

      Finally, last week we told you that a New York newspaper released the names and addresses of gun permit holders in two counties.

      While the negative backlash was so fierce. So much so that the newspaper hired armed guards.

      The Rockland County Times reports that the protection was in response to a flood of phone calls and e-mails.

      The police said there were no actual threats.

  28. Deb

    I wonder if the newspaper listed themselves as having guns at thier address???????

    • sharon phillips

      i think just because there are a few nuts out there dontn punish the rest of us .our government is getting too big for its britches. what are they going to take
      away next our pantyhose?

  29. Bill

    To Dianne Feinstein: KISS MY ASS.

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