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Author Topic: Oppose HR 5717 - Gun Violence Prevention and Community Safety Act of 2020  (Read 194 times)

Online SJK2

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https://www.firearmspolicy.org/oppose-hr-5717-federal-gunpocalypse?utm_campaign=319_hr5717&utm_medium=email&utm_source=firearmspolicycoalition

Position: Oppose
Issue: HR 5717 - 2020's Gunpocalypse
If you're a gun owner, you literally need to drop everything you're doing right now and oppose this bill.
HR 5717 is the worst anti-gun legislation that FPC has ever seen. It could end gun rights in totality within a generation.
In 2016, we fought hard against a huge surge of anti-gun legislation in California. We dubbed it "Gunpocalypse."
And now Rep. Hank Johnson has introduced a bill that rolls up all of Gunpocalypse - and more - into one federal bill.

https://www.congress.gov/bill/116th-congress/house-bill/5717/text#toc-H189E39569A20465DA4C351373F723585

This bill would:

Create a nationwide gun registry

Ban almost all semiautomatic rifles

Institute a federal Magazine Ban

Implement national "Red Flag" gun confiscation

Tax guns at 30% and ammo at 50%

Ban patriots under 21 from exercising their Second Amendment rights

Ration guns by making it illegal to purchase more than one firearm in a 30-day period

Force "Safe Storage" requirements on gun owners

Ban home builds

Ban suppressors

Force FFLs to spend massive amounts of money to comply with new "security" requirements

Expand "Gun Free Zones"

And more than we can possibly list here in this space

HR 5717 is so sweeping and all-encompassing that it is literally an ENCYCLOPEDIA of gun control!
Think of every anti-gun measure you've ever seen proposed at the State or Federal level, and chances are it's here.
But that's not even the most chilling part. Because HR 5717 would require gun owners to obtain a permit from the Government to purchase guns and ammo.
And in order to obtain this "permit," gun owners would be required to submit to a live-fire exercise.
Are you seeing the problem with this requirement?
How can a first-time gun owner submit to a live-fire exercise if they don't have a firearm to use?
The answer is: they can't. The Government isn't going to provide guns and live ammo to first-time gun buyers.
So the only way new gun owners can comply with this legislation is to conduct a live-fire demonstration with a gun they don't have because the Government won't let them buy it.
As written, HR 5717 would END the Second Amendment within a generation.
We are totally flabbergasted by how scary this bill is. But that's not even the most insulting part.
Indeed, in the midst of a national emergency, congress has introduced the most overreaching gun control bill this session... possibly ever.
This bill would CRUSH individual freedom and immediately subjugate all gun owning patriots to the Federal Government.

So Take Action NOW to stop it!

Click link to read entire bill:

https://d3n8a8pro7vhmx.cloudfront.net/firearmspolicycoalition/pages/5552/attachments/original/1584649743/HR_5717.pdf?1584649743

« Last Edit: March 21, 2020, 11:41:21 PM by SJK2 »
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Unfortunately, the ENTIRE CT congressional delegation are rabid anti-gun progressives, who would gleefully support this obscenity.  All we can hope for is the senate and Trump kill it if/when it gets rubber stamped by the Democrats in the House.  Of course, the sneaky, disingenuous bastards may wait until after the elections to push this.

Politicians, like diapers, should be changed frequently and for the same reasons.

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Never let a tragedy go to waste. Use this chronacon job to get un Constitutional and illegal firearm laws passed and to hide what they are really doing.
The greatest Danger to American freedom is a government that ignores the Constitution.

Online Bottom Rung

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I would like to at least hear Hank Johnson defend his bill.  He’s the fellow, who expressed concern that Gaum might capsize.

He makes Biden look put together.


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  • Be water my friend.
I signed it, but the names it's going to could give less than a huge turd about how I feel about guns.
Semper Fidelis

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Do don’t s**t  posting on his twitter page. I do it all the time.

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Call to Arms: H.R.5717 Sweeping Gun Ban

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