[Rushtalk] Total Gun Ban: Confiscation to Follow
John A. Quayle
blueoval57 at verizon.net
Thu Jan 3 14:43:19 MST 2013
Won't stop the slaughter in Chicago. 563
people were shot to death there in 2012. Most of
them were gang-related. Let's not do anything
about gangs. Let's punish those who need to
self-defend. They won't do anything about it............
At 03:46 AM 1/3/2013, Paf Dvorak wrote:
>Wednesday, January 2, 2013
>Total Gun Ban Legislation To Be Submitted: Confiscation to Follow
>State Rifle Association (ISRA) is claiming that
>it has learned from a credible source that
>Illinois State Senate President John Cullerton
>plans to introduce an assault weapons ban on
>Wednesday January 2nd during the course of the lame duck session.
>Cullertons apparent strategy is to ram the bill
>through the Illinois State Congress during the
>lame duck and provide the passed version to
>Governor Quinn by Friday for signing. Quinn is,
>of course, a
>If the bill passes, according to the ISRA,
>nearly every gun you [Illinois residents]
>currently own will be banned and will be subject
>to confiscation by the Illinois State Police.
>The ISRA states,
>Based on what we know about Cullertons bill,
>firearms that would be banned include all
>semiautomatic rifles, pistols, and shotguns.
>Pump action shotguns would be banned as well.
>This would be a very comprehensive ban that
>would include not only so-called assault
>weapons but also such classics as M1 Garands
>and 1911-based pistols. There would be no
>exemptions and no grandfathering. You would have
>a very short window to turn in your guns to the
>State Police to avoid prosecution.
>to The Truth About Guns, there will actually be
>two bills one for semi-automatic rifles,
>lever guns, shotguns and handguns with certain
>features (e.g., threaded barrels); and one for ammunition magazine capacity.
>The ISRA has posted five points on What You
>Need To Do To Save Your Guns. They are as follows:
> * Beginning Wednesday, call your State
> Senator and politely tell him or her that you
> are a law abiding firearm owner and that you
> strongly oppose Cullertons gun ban. Also, be
> sure to call your State Representative as well
> and politely deliver the same message. If you
> do not know who your State Representative
> please call the Illinois State Board of Elections at
> 217-782-4141 .
> * Forward this alert to all your gun owning
> friends and family members. Be sure to tell
> them to call their senators and representatives as well.
> * Post this alert to any and all Internet
> boards and blogs to which you belong.
> or renew your membership in the ISRA. Encourage
> your friends and family to join as well.
> * Make a generous donation to the ISRA by
> clicking the link below. We are in desperate
> need of your financial support to help beat
> back the onslaught of gun grab bills coming our way in 2013.
>In the wake of the Newtown school shooting, the
>anti-gun agenda will undoubtedly be pressed
>harder and harder into concrete actions against
>the Second Amendment. The attacks on gun
>ownership will likely be coming from all sides
>in the coming months. Thus, while one may
>attempt to achieve as many victories for the
>Second Amendment as possible through the
>legislative and political process, it should
>always be remembered that there should be no
>compromise and no debate when it comes to our basic rights.
>notmyname at thatswaytoomuch.info
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