The gun control lobby hasn’t taken well to their recent defeat in the U.S. Senate. They’re bitching and moaning and polling and promising to revive their dead background check bill. The anti-gun grumbling is, in the main, mainstream media misegos. The public has moved on. Why wouldn’t they? Miniature Schnauzers have a longer attention span (and I mean that in the nicest possible way to both man and beast). To keep the anti-gunners’ juices flowing, the gun grabbers have changed the subject. Dancing in the blood of innocents, again, still, they’ve used the Boston Marathon bombing as an excuse to return to the subject of the “terror gap.” Folks, we shot this one down more than two years ago. To recap . . .
No one knows how you get on the FBI’s Terrorist Watch List. No one knows how you get off the FBI’s Terrorist Watch List. To take away an American’s gun rights based on a secret government list, without anything even remotely resembling due process, is fascism. Pure and simple.
The fact that the Mayors Against
Legal Illegal Guns is happy to promote this video—which contains a ridiculous assertion that anyone can buy a fully automatic rifle at a gun show without so much as a driver’s license—shows you that the anti-gun lobby believes the ends justify the means.
Make no mistake: the end they seek is [more] complete control over the populace. Big Brother. Big Government. Gun free. They will say and do anything to achieve “gun safety” (a.k.a., civilian disarmament). To wit this from bostonherald.com:
Mayor Thomas M. Menino brought the Boston Marathon bombing case into the national gun debate yesterday, pushing to close the so-called “terror gap” in federal gun laws, and questioning how Tamerlan Tsarnaev got his hands on a gun.
“Right now there are thousands of people on terror watch lists who are considered too dangerous to fly on a plane, but when it comes to buying an assault weapon — no problem. It’s crazy,” Menino said.
A 2011 federal study found that more than 1,400 people on terror watch lists tried to buy weapons from 2004 through 2010 — and 91 percent were successful.
Did these purchasers even know they were on a (note: not “the”) terror watch list? Were they told the reason their purchase was denied? Did the feds tell them which list they were on? Were they given a chance to get off the list?
Talk about a police state . . .
Same as it ever was. Which is why the Founding Fathers had the forethought to make the right to keep and bear arms the Second Amendment to the United States Constitution.