[Rushtalk] Well, Would Ya Look At This!

JD northgate76 at gmail.com
Sun Mar 10 12:26:28 MDT 2013


Why? Because it's a political move and he's a political creature.  He
doesn't want anyone to think he would actually own an evil gun.


On Sun, Mar 10, 2013 at 3:42 PM, Dennis Putnam <dap1 at bellsouth.net> wrote:

>  All he really proved is that the NICS is working very efficiently since
> it only took minutes to determine he was an eligible purchaser. What I
> don't understand is why he wants to donate it to the Tuscon PD. They won't
> use it, as it is not a very effective or practical weapon outside of target
> shooting and maybe collecting. I suppose they can sell it and use the
> proceeds for law enforcement but then he could have much more easily wrote
> them a check instead.
>
>
> On 3/10/2013 1:55 AM, John A. Quayle wrote:
>
> *         Friends, I am not about to deny anyone their right to
> self-protection by any means they see fit. If someone had shot MY wife, you
> can bet the rent that I'd have purchased an AR-15 the very next day. My
> problem is with the hypocrisy of these people - the attitude, "all for me
> and none for thee." - JAQ
>
>
> Gabby Giffords's Husband Buys An AR-15..........* [image: []]
>
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> *Mark E. Kelly, gun-control proponent and husband to former Congresswoman
> Gabby Giffords, recently purchased an AR-15 (an "assault weapon," he called
> it)­which he now says he intended as an illustration of the need for more
> stringent gun laws.* Kelly reportedly bought the AR-15 and a 1911-style
> semi-automatic pistol at a gun store in Tucson, Arizona.
>
> Breitbart News received a tip on this when Neil McCabe, editor of Guns &
> Patriots newsletter, contacted us on March 7 and said:
>
>  Mark E. Kelly, made purchases which included an AR-15--sometimes
> described as an "assault rifle"--at 3:30 pm on the afternoon of March 5 at
> Diamondback Police Supply, 170 S. Kolb Street, Tucson, AZ.
>
>  According to McCabe, witnesses to the purchases claimed Kelly purchased
> "high capacity" magazines as well.
>
> On March 6, McCabe contacted Kelly's gun control group--"Americans for
> Responsible Solutions"--and on March 8 they replied that his message had
> been passed on to colleagues who handle press requests. Breitbart News then
> began investigating the details surrounding the purchase, including
> visiting the gun store.
>
> Suddenly, Kelly announced on his Facebook<https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=474203615968235&set=a.215073368547929.71130.163148530407080&type=1>page that he was not going to keep the AR-15, which he has yet to pick up
> from the store.
>
> Days after making the purchases, Kelly wrote on Facebook:
>
>  I just had a background check<http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Government/2013/03/09/Gabby-Giffords-Husband-Buys-AR-15-Announces-He-s-Not-Keeping-It-After-News-Leaks-Out#>a few days ago when I went to my local gun store to buy a .45. As I was
> leaving, I noticed a used AR-15. Bought that too. Even to buy an assault
> weapon, the background check only takes a matter of minutes. I don't have
> possession of it yet but I'll be turning it over to the Tucson PD when I
> do.
>
>  Testifying to the Senate Judiciary Committee Jan. 30, Kelly had urged
> senators to restrict sales firearms based on their lethality--a common
> refrain with other witnesses that day, who argued that semi-automatic
> weapons, which chamber subsequent rounds as bullets are fired, and other
> guns with military-style features level the playing field against law
> enforcement.
>
> Kelly and Giffords founded their own advocacy group to restrict gun
> rights, Americans for Responsible Solutions, in January. On its website,
> ARS wrote<http://americansforresponsiblesolutions.org/solutions/limiting-high-capacity-magazines/>:
> “High capacity magazines are a deadly factor in gun violence.” A 30-round
> magazine is considered a high-capacity magazine.
>
> The ARS website says: “Congress should act to limit the sale of high
> capacity<http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Government/2013/03/09/Gabby-Giffords-Husband-Buys-AR-15-Announces-He-s-Not-Keeping-It-After-News-Leaks-Out#>magazines, which are not needed for hunting or self-defense, but have
> proven very lethal.”
>
> Similarly, the ARS website says: “Congress should act to limit the sale of
> assault weapons.
>
> In February, Kelly told Fox News Sunday's Chris Wallace that lawmakers
> need to address "assault weapons<http://www.foxnews.com/on-air/fox-news-sunday-chris-wallace/2013/02/03/capt-mark-kelly-wayne-lapierre-chances-compromise-gun-control-debate#p//v/2139988959001>."
> He said the purpose of an "assault weapon" is "to kill a lot of people very
> quickly," and he lamented that such products were "too readily available."
>
> Kelly has not commented on whether he will also return the .45 caliber
> semi-automatic pistol he purchased.
>
> Photo: Captain Mark Kelly/Facebook
>
> This post has been updated.
>
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