2nd Amendment Under Fire
Reportedly, a bipartisan group of four Senators is just a few dotted Is and crossed Ts from crafting legislation that would bar private sales of firearms without restrictions, including a background check and extensive transaction records.
The full text of the 2nd Amendment reads: “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.” If only our current politicians could operate in such a straightforward manner.
The mindless trudge toward neutering the Wild West — and the rest of the Nation with it — slogs on this month in Colorado.
Gun grabbers love to denigrate 2nd Amendment supporters by claiming their fear that registration leads to confiscation is hyperbole or simple nuttery. And then there is Washington Senate Bill 5737, an “assault weapons” ban introduced last week.
Gun manufacturer Smith & Wesson has joined Sturm, Ruger & Co. in making it easy for citizens to contact the political class and remind them to stand up for the 2nd Amendment.
S&W has set up a Web page so that anyone can choose to either click on a link to send a prepared message to each of his representatives (the President, Vice President, U.S. Senators and Representative, Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Attorney General, State Senator and Representative) or select another link to find how to contact each one individually in order to send an original message.
Legislative measures have been proposed in Connecticut, Maryland, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, New York and California that would require gun owners to carry liability insurance on firearms to cover damages or injuries caused by the weapons.
Sturm, Ruger & Co., Inc. has made it easy for you to email your elected representatives in Washington, including the President and Vice President, and those in your State to voice your opposition to any new gun control laws.
The Ruger message is simple and to the point.
At a press conference today President Barack Obama reiterated his willingness to use executive action to implement stricter gun laws.
Last week, the National Rifle Association had a meeting with Vice President Joe Biden and Attorney General Eric Holder after which it told supporters that the Presidential Administration wants to destroy the 2nd Amendment.
Lawmakers in Wyoming are gearing up to take action against any Federal, State or local threats to the 2nd Amendment rights of the State’s residents.