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"by keeping guns out of the hands of criminals, domestic violence offenders and the seriously mentally ill," said Democratic Rep. Rhonda Fields" -- How? You don't think these same people can't/won't still get guns? This won't stop anything.
It's a start. You have to start somewhere.
Magpul pulling out of CO. high stakes chicken being played. and in the end, it doesn't address the real problem.
Get back to me when the criminals in Colorado begin turning in their 15+ round magazines and submitting themselves to these tough background checks. Politicking is inversely proportional to common sense. Criminals don't have a requirement on carrying new guns only. Believe it or not, they will obtain used guns, and the hundreds of thousands of weapons already in the state of Colorado with 15+ magazines aren't going anywhere. You can still buy WWII era 1911 45's almost anywhere, and they fire as well today as they did on the beaches of Normandy. Political posturing at its finest, with a sprinkle of feel good measures. The only way to make the gun go away is to make them completely illegal in every form and allow 1000 years to go by where the criminal wreaks havoc on the helpless masses. The only reason I think that would work is because I have to believe that in 1000 years people will have invented new and far more efficient ways of eliminating one another. On that day we can begin discussing death ray control.
"It's a start. You have to start somewhere." This is why you fight liberals on every attempt to pass legislation. Just as Pelosi said about ObamaCare: "It's a good first step", you have to realize that everything the liberals do is towards an ultimate goal of socialism. Do not trust liberals.
Why is it so difficult to accept that something has to be done and regulating the "weapons of mass destruction" along with other steps is a move we have to make. No one - NO ONE - has ever said we need to ban all guns. Nothing is going to eliminate every "nut" out there but can't we agree on some responsiblity. We have moved from gun slingers of 1800's with a sidearm strapped to their hip. I like to drive fast but there are logical reasons why we have a speed limit for everyones safety. And now in Colorado - one of the so called wild states is going responsible in banning assult - here in MN we can't every expand background checks. I know a lot of wonderful people who are responsible hunters and I don't think they'd be comfortable out in the woods if they heard somene rattling off hundred rounds. I know several police officers who risk enough without worrying about every clown having assult rifles.
Anther rebellious legislature and secitious governor making america less safe for americans while illegally infringing civil rights is just going to get people hurt or worse. These rebels need to be charged with their crimes and brought to justice sooner rather than later.
Political window dressing. This will do absolutely nothing to reduce gun violence.
Well he'll be out of office next time he runs. The main questions are: will this bill stop another massacre? No. Will this bill stop criminals like the ones who shot his friend, from getting guns? NO. So in other words, its worthless. Good job, dems.
Dealers are paid $10 to conduct the background checks to legalize private sale transfer. Dealers are saying they won't engage in them for private sales as they can't afford to do them.
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