Gun Ban Coming: President Calls for Limiting Freedoms

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There is little doubt that the Anti-Gun politicians will use last week’s tragedy to come after law-abiding gun owners. In fact, a number of politicians have already started to lay the framework for a coming ban on so-called assault weapons.

Over the weekend Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) vowed to introduce legislation to ban assault weapons.

 “I’m going to introduce in the Senate and the same bill will be introduced in the House, a bill to ban assault weapons. It will ban the sale, the transfer, the importation and the possession. Not retroactively but prospectively. And it will ban the same for big clips, drums or strips of more than 10 bullets. So there will be a bill. We’ve been working on it now for a year,” Feinstein said on NBC’s “Meet The Press”.

President Uses Tragedy to Justify Taking Away Our Rights

Last night at a memorial to the victims of last week’s tragedy, President Barrack Obama used the event to signal the fact that he was ready to start taking away our freedoms. If you think that’s hyperbole, just look at what the President had to say:

“Are we prepared to say that such violence visited on our children year after year after year is somehow the price of our freedom?”

To use this tragedy in a way that suggests taking away any of our freedoms is almost unbelievable. In fact, it sounds a little bit like something a dictator might say.

Our constitution was written for a reason. It was laid out in a way that would prevent our leaders from taking radical actions because of hysteria and popular opinion. Maybe our President needs to hear the words of our founding fathers, and listen to what Ben Franklin had to say about this subject:

“Those who would give up essential Liberty, to purchase a little temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety.”
Ben Franklin

What happened in Connecticut is almost beyond comprehension; it’s something that affects every single person who hears the story. How any human being could do something like this to children, is beyond anything that I have the capacity to write about.

What I do know is taking away our guns, our freedoms, or any of our rights will do nothing to prevent future tragedies like this from occurring. As I pointed out earlier this week, we don’t have a gun problem; WE HAVE A CULTURE PROBLEM.

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  1. nick says:

    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.

    • Dawn M says:

      STFU you gun freak. It’s zealouts like you that have created the hell that the US has become.

      • Aaron says:

        Dawn you are an idiot. If you think gun bans would have stopped this tragedy. You will never disarm the criminals. You will only disarm law abiding citizens. Because they are the only ones who will in the end surrender the guns. So now you will have victims and criminals. Look at country’s like Australia where guns have been banned crime only goes up. You need to step back and whether you like guns or not do your own homework instead of being a drone to the news. Educate yourself don’t take what anyone else says as truth not fox news,cnn, abc they all slant there stories

        • church says:

          wwwaaooo….she needs to move to the Islamic country where she dose not have the right to speak out like that….an if she did they would cut off her head with a SWORD…..SSHHHput your vail back on..

      • Flashmiester says:

        Dawn, why are you on this site, did you come here just to badger good people? “The hell that the US has become” are mighty big words. There have always been guns in this country, what there isn’t now is personal responsibility for ones actions. Everyone demands their rights but actually have no idea what those rights really are. You don’t have a right to a car, a cell phone, or even a job. You do have the right to try to get those items or thing, but not the actual item or thing. Being able to achieve something is a right, not being given it. So move on ma’am and leave us alone. I won’t even go into what has actually made this country crap, the list is too long.

      • GMS says:

        Whoa, as a 21 yr old I’m sick of these tragedies representing me or the 2nd amendment! The hell that this country has become!? Ready for this: Jonestown Massacre, Unabomber, Weather Underground, BTK Killer, Cocaine Cowboys, Charles Manson and so many others killed in greater numbers and all without guns! My generation is the safest, kindest, most caring than the 60s, 70s, 80s, and 90s!

        • john says:

          gms,i am 45 yrs,and i have forgotten bout all that you mentioned,and you are 21.great point,thanks for wakeing me up.As for the chick,she needs to leave the country.

      • DB says:

        GMS great point..this shooting sickens me to my soul and for Dawn to blame the law abiding “gun freaks” is a typical response used by these finger pointing morons.

        Dawn, First you need to learn how to spell “Zealots”. Secondly, Do you know how many shots were fired by the terrorists in the 911 attacks? The answer is “Zero”. Should the USA also ban all airplanes or box cutters too? Your a typical 5 minute liberal news bite Idiot. You should spend less time attending legalizing marijuana protests and more time learning how to spell and searching for the truth. One real problem here is the break down of the family unit in our country and the overall general acceptance of all types of social and deviant behavior. Both of these problems apply here. In the 60′s and 70′s this guy would have not been allowed to walk the streets and likely would have been institutionalized.
        Lastly, the sad truth is Dawn, you’re not alone in your thoughts. There are lots of “sheeple” with the same view as yours who govern and live in the socialist republic of New York.

        “Live free of Die”

      • Runner says:

        Is that so, Sweary-Mary? How about talking like an adult, instead of a disrespectful teenager.

      • DJ says:

        The belief that you can protect a people by taking away their ability to defend theselves is asinine. Likewise, to believe that criminals will stop having gun because you take them away from law abiding people is asinine. True “HELL” is living in a world where ONLY criminals have guns. Want to protect kids? Give guns to teachers & make sure they know how to use them!

        • DEB says:

          dead on D.J.,,if you outlaw guns only outlaws will have guns.

      • DEB says:

        I’ll propose to you,,,Do you know why no other country will not dare attack us, because we all(those of us whom know better) are armed to defend ourselves. people like you,,,oh well.

      • TicToc says:

        Dawn…YOU are clearly the idiot.Its people like YOU that are so ignorant in gun use that you feel its OK to try to take away the right of every American to bear arms. Useless POS!!

      • tim worden says:

        Dawn wake up you idiot and smell the cordite

      • Heather O. says:

        Dawn M: First, perhaps it’s people like YOU who feel the need to abbreviate curse words just to get your point across that are the problem. Secondly, if you do not like what our Constitution says and you think the US is “hell” please get out. Run, don’t walk, to the nearest airport and buy a one-way ticket to the place of your choice. No one forces you to live here OR under our Constitution. Third, please grow up and don’t resort to calling people names just because you can’t get an educated sentence typed out. It makes you look foolish.

        • john says:

          haha……thats a classic..you heared the lady dawn…..hit the road babe!..

      • weaponkid says:

        if you outlaw guns only outlaws will have guns

    • TOM CURL says:

      THEY HAVE BEEN WORKING ON THIS FOR A YEAR!!!!waiting for what a idiot to fall into their plan?

  2. JimBob says:

    Weird how the President doesn’t mind when it’s one of his drones dropping bombs on innocent civilians overseas. Maybe he should apply the same line of thinking to his policies and stop bombing innocent people!

    • deerhunter says:

      He also doesn’t seem to mind purposefully letting 1400 “assault weapons” be sold to people who would have normally been denied the ability to purchase them legally. That’s right I’m talking about “fast and furious”, but I find it strange how none of the media are talking about those guns. They just cover these idiots who want to take ours.

  3. Runner says:

    I’m afraid he’s going to get a lot more traction with this since it was little children. If only those law abiding teachers had been allowed to fight back, it’s possible that much of this tragedy might have been prevented and people might have seen the benefit of a well armed population. Although, a lack of a mass murder does not get on the news. Crimes carried out with firearms get attention. Crimes prevented with firearms are ignored.

  4. jesse james says:

    U cant have fully automatic weapons to protect your family…ya sure mr obama …then why dont u fire the thousand man team all armed with these weapons that are protecting u and your family…whats that…u and ur family have the right to be safe but mine dont..kiss my ass mr president…taking away american gun rights isnt the answer…putting police in all american schools is…just because u take these weapons off the shelf here in america dosent mean criminals cant accquire them….think before u act and strip americans of their rights…

    • guest says:

      Be careful there Mr. Jesse anyone who bad mouths the president now is a terrorist.

    • phil says:

      Police in all the schools??? The last thing we need is a bunch Obama’s henchmen everywhere.. The solution, arm the freaking teachers and flight attendants and pilots and as many citizens as possible then see how long the these school/mall shooters or any other violent criminals last.

      • Runner says:

        I second the motion!

  5. Henry says:

    The NRA need all the help it can get so if you are not a member please become one. I did this week for the first time. Many of my friends are also becoming NRA members so they have as much fund for there war on our gun rights.

    • Runner says:

      Same here! Just joined last week for the first time ever. I would have become a lifetime member if funds weren’t so tight under this administration’s economics policy.

      • church says:

        AAAA can’t help the govt. takes all my money for taxes…but maybe the government can stimulate the NRA with a couple of billion they seem to be funding the rest of the world Israel Pakistan terrorist and such……you know……lol ….I been a member for twenty years….the people are waking up in this country….

        • church says:

          when they out law the guns….then an only then I become an outlaw..I had rather be hunted by all then be a victim of one….I WILL NOT BE A VICTIM…..

          • deerhunter says:

            Amen to that Church!

  6. Pepe says:

    Does anyone remember the Oregon mall shooting last week? Only 2 people died, anyone know why? Look it up.

    • church says:

      Men Women & children are being shot all over this world by the hundreds daily the news is only going to report the ones that fit they ‘re agenda what about the fifty of our brothers in arms in afgainastan that died today so you can be free an fed or the two thousand children in Ethiopia because the warlord did not want to feed them….aww hell i could go on all night need I say more…..

    • Off Grid Survival says:

      The media rarely talks about crimes that have been stopped because of a law abiding citizen who carried a weapon.

  7. GBD says:

    Copy and paste this into youtube and see if it doesn’t shine a light on a possible cause for these mass killings.

    The TRUE SOURCE of RANDOM & MASS SHOOTINGS and VIOLENCE

  8. john says:

    A quote from Thomas Jefferson: “Laws that forbid the carrying of arms…disarm only those who are neither inclined nor determined to commit crimes. Such laws make things worse for the assaulted and better for the assailants; they serve rather to encourage than prevent homicides, for an unarmed man may be attacked with greater confidence than an armed one.”

  9. Mike says:

    Dawn stop drinking the Kool-Aide immediately.

    • deerhunter says:

      And stop eating those brownies too Dawn!

  10. rev. dave says:

    Nice, Obama. I saw what you did there. “Are we prepared to say that such violence visited on our children year after year after year is somehow the price of our freedom?”

    Yeah, you just tried to make the mass murder of children the result of our Second Amendment. You tried to equate these murders with gun rights. Very slick, dude. You just slipped it out there like it was ‘Oh, and I’ll have an iced tea with that please’.

    However, you ignored several undeniable facts. It’s already illegal to have a gun on school property – but that didn’t stop the killer. It’s already illegal to murder your mother – but that didn’t stop the killer. It’s already illegal to steal someone else’s guns (or anything) – but THAT didn’t stop the killer. It’s already illegal to use a gun in the commission of a crime – but THAT didn’t stop the killer.

    You, sir, ignored the fact that two UNARMED women confronted the killer and died for their efforts – but THAT didn’t stop the killer.

    If you truly want to stop school shootings, arm and train the teachers, and REQUIRE that they carry their weapons in class.

    I suggest, Mr. President, that people intent on killing defenseless victims will always find a weapon of some kind, will always go where the law disarms their intended victims, and will NEVER stop along the way to the designated ‘gun free zones’ to shoot at random folks on the street, or shoot up a bar, or a police station – in fact, they will never stop to shoot at anyone who might be capable of shooting back.

    And so far none have. That would adversely affect their mission, because their sole intent is to kill UNARMED AND DEFENSELESS people.

    So you sir, by trying to use this horrible tragedy for you own political profit, and to the detriment of liberty and America, are complicit in the next mass shooting and every single one that follows. It is you and people like you who are responsible for the deaths of those children and educators.

    • Runner says:

      What you just said there… That should be on Google’s front page so everybody can see it. I’m just not sure how to make it into a “Google Doodle”.

      • rev. dave says:

        Runner, I’ll take your comment as a compliment. Thank you.

    • tim worden says:

      I agree withn you entirely.The government is using this tragedy to try and take away our rights.They want to control our every move and monitor us at all times.Its time for civil war again.

    • B.Franklin says:

      “Those who would give up essential Liberty, to purchase a little temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety.”Ben Franklin

  11. church says:

    Hey nick
    Its freaks like you that keep the zealots out of this country….right up till the govt. take the gun from the people…….This people ant seen HELL yet but its coming…..

  12. tim worden says:

    If they try and take away my right to bear arms then its time for another civil war.If this law is passed then only the criminals will have guns.I guess I will be a criminal then.

  13. Daniel Drigans says:

    My hands are trembling, I literally have tears rolling down my cheeks, I am SCARED. I am scared to lose the rights of those 27 little words. God, the NRA, anybody, please, god PLEASE help. This is psychotic, by definition (doing the same thing, over and over, and expecting different results). The ban didn’t work before, it won’t work NOW. What a world of difference it would have made if several of the adults that man killed in that school had been armed. Please forgive me for my seemingly random subjects above, I actually am crying, I am terrified.

    I protect my family, I protect others, I protect all whom I love so dear, with the 2nd amendment. There’s a reason its 2nd, and not 14th in line. so those 27 little words will be read, and understood. Why are they not either understood? or followed? why do we have to fight for our rights to keep the 2nd amendment? when it clearly defines absolutely no infringement shall be made against it? its difficult to transfer class III (3) full auto’s, and that was made done in 1934 and made 10x more difficult in 1987, this has been a long time in the coming, and I THINK THIS FIGHT HERE, IS OUR 2ND AMERICAN REVOLUTION, WE MUST FIGHT THIS OR DIE TRYING. NOT ONE STEP BACK!!!!!!!!. Forgive me for typing in caps, or yelling, but this calls for it. I am no longer crying I am ANGRY and I am about to begin the greatest moment of my life by fighting for my freedoms to keep my firearms of ALL kinds and to defend the rights of my countrymen! and to defend the ones I love. Forward unto the unknown we must go, and I cannot be certain of this outcome, the only thing I can be sure of is one thing. WE WILL NOT GO QUIETLY INTO THE NIGHT!.

    • church says:

      encore…..encore……I love this guy…..

  14. desertrat says:

    We get what we deserve! Obama was on record before his 2d run as POTUS regarding minimizing our Second Amendment Rights.
    He was voted in again.

    We knew he learned his lessons from Bill about fundraising, 2A restrictive legislation and operating below the radar.
    He was voted in again.

    It is time to come out of our shadows and let the POTUS & Congress-weasels know they defend our rights in Congress’ Halls or don’t bother coming home for their Christmas break- THEY ARE NOT WELCOME!

    Be polite, make no threats of any kind, just flood them with emails, snail mails, etc. Be smart about it and don’t go to jail for being a threat to public safety.

    • donald says:

      check how the killer and his mom voted bet there democrats with no morals

      • rev. dave says:

        donald – don’t let your emotions cloud your thinking like the anti-gun folks do.

        First, the mom is dead and can’t explain or defend herself.

        Second, she was allegedly a ‘prepper’, she kept guns like the rest of us patriots, and she trained with her guns. For all we know – had she known her son would so this – she may have shot him herself.

        But third, I don’t think we can fault her for NOT shooting her son either – who wants to think their own child is so warped that he or she needs to be removed from Earth by the parent’s own hand? He apparently very suddenly ‘went off’. Way off.

        Really, don’t blame the mom. There’s no evidence for doing that, and there is some evidence to counter it.

  15. Shawn says:

    In many countries (i.e. Russia, China, etc.) it would be considered traitorous to speak against the “state”. OR even to question an individuals rights (whether they be considered God given or otherwise). Articles such as this one, would be forbidden in some countries. In the United States, the First Amendment grants us the ability to speak openly, without fear of attack or retribution. In this country, our very FREEDOM is under attack. On so many levels that most (including myself) are overwhelmed by it all.

    I implore you to remember… There would not be a FIRST Amendment without THE SECOND Amendment.

    The men who founded this country understood that FREEDOM is a necessity to us all. Those brave men and women fought, bled and many died to ensure that The Constitution & The Bill of Rights were set in place to protect the citizens from an overbearing and tyrannical government.

    Guns ARE NOT the problem. The gun is a tool. The problem is the ability of “whack jobs” to commit a crime. So lets outlaw hammers and knives and ball bats! Seriously, the System in place is what has failed. If a man is “hell bent” on committing a crime, he will find a way to do it… THINK ABOUT IT! If JUST ONE of those teachers at Sandy Hook had been armed, the crime may have been stopped before it even started. The perpetrator may not have even had a chance to cross the parking lot to do any harm at all!

    At any rate, it is done. Extremely sad for everyone. My heart goes out to those affected by it.

    NEVER SHUT UP! NEVER GIVE UP! And most importantly NEVER FORGET!! Be Blessed Everyone.

  16. familyman says:

    Thousands of people are attacked by people using knives every year let’s ban those also. People are strangled to death every year how about we remove everyone’s hands. Really how far do we go! I believe if I can’t protect my family with a force the same as the criminals then what is the point I might as well just lay down and die right now.

  17. Humpy says:

    This Country and our Constitutional rights were founded by God fearing men. We have stood back and let people with no morals who only care about themselves and how much money they can lobby for themselves be elected to run this Country. Yes I am a God fearing man and if people will do their homework they will see that the more we take God out of our Country the worse things are getting. One good example is prayer is not allowed in our schools. This was accomplished by one athiest woman.Just think what can be accomplished by a Government thats on the wrong side of the road. Banning guns will not stop the violence. I have guns and enjoy hunting and shooting sports too.I’m not trying to preach a sermon I’m using my freedom of speech before it gets taken away too.

  18. Joel says:

    To Dawn:
    “You have the right to remain silent”, exercise your rights.

  19. Daniel Drigans says:

    I am a libertarian and I will fight, i will shed blood and I WILL DEFEND MY FLAG WITH MY LIFE. Fight for what you believe in, not to quote anyone but I respect anyone who will fight for what they believe in, and I don’t always mean fight as in with cheap political words. I am not a communist, I am not a NAZI, I am a libertarian and I DARE! my government (who I am forced to pay….a lot…too) to not take me as serious as myself because this country whom I love more than….almost as much as I love the NRA, (c’mon thats saying something! I just got my lifetime card in today, cool flag on the back? if your a life time memb they send u these cool cards and such, anyway) as someone once said “all political power comes out of the barrel of my gun” if this is proven to be right, then I will FIGHT and allow NO ONE to disarm me, until I am dead, if I die that way, i expect a comrade to take my SKS and put out the bayonet AND FIGHT FOR WHAT A TRUE MAN WILL DIE FOR, FREEDOM!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! ALWAYS TO TYRANTS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  20. Daniel Drigans says:

    and one more thing, if the revolution comes tomorrow, I will be on the front line with a 3 day supply of rice tucked into a cut out tube of bamboo slung around my shoulder, and my SKS pointed in the direction of the tyrant, (maybe I will be leading the charge? no?) but I wish to quote somebody, his name is Heinrich Stoda, and he was one of the last men who died fighting in Stalingrad in the 6th army whom most had surrendered, or mostly died, he yelled on the radio as he was shooting his last magazine of ammo at the Bolsheviks and I quote “TELL MY FATHER THAT I HAVE DONE MY DUTY AND THAT I SHALL KNOW HOW TO DIE, LONG LIVE GERMANY!!!! HEIL HITLER!!!!!” he was over run, and killed, as a man stood listening to this over the radio, it was almost forgotten, but I had a paper made stating the entire quote, and I hung it above my bed, it remains there, I only hope one day, if it comes, I will die with just as much conviction as this man, who never surrendered, but fought for what he believed in. (my hero is Sun Tzu/Miyamoto Musashi if anyone is wondering) and P.S. if I may quote a great warrior “one man, with one sword, may kill two people, I carry two” same Principe applies today, at least thats what I’d do if I was surrounded, I would pull out two UZI’s, lol

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