Editor:

It took a little more than 24 hours after the Boulder shooting for Joe Biden and Kamala Harris to begin telling us we needed “common sense gun control reform.”

I cringe every time I hear those words.

I think Sen. Patrick Moynihan (D – NY) was where I first heard those words. That was somewhere around the late 70s or early 80s.

When his version of common sense gained no traction he angrily stated, “We’ll tax them out of existence.”

His anger gave way to his true intentions in the early 90s. That’s when he tried to make handgun control a part of healthcare reform by drastically increasing the tax on bullets.

Does that make sense to any of you out there?

Nah, me neither.

The House recently passed gun control bills H.R. 8 and H.R. 1446. Both had to do with background checks.

Sen. Diane Feinstein stepped into the fray and introduced an additional bill offering her views on common sense gun laws.

It bans around 205 weapons and allows the FBI to delay gun purchases indefinitely. Her common sense stinks as badly as Moynihan’s and is the same old whopper told over and over again.

On the March 25, Sen. Bob Menendez and Rep. Barbara Lee introduced The Gun Records Restoration and Preservation Act.

It has been identified as the first step in mandatory registration. History from around the world tells us what comes after mandatory registration.

After the Boulder shooting Joe Biden began adding icing to the antigun cake. He told us we needed to ban assault weapons and high capacity magazines.

He was quoted as saying, “I don’t need to wait another minute, let alone an hour, to take common-sense steps that will save lives in the future and to urge my colleagues in the House and Senate to act.” 

The worst of all of them is HR1127, also known as the Sabika Sheikh Firearm Licensing and Registration Act.

It is the most tyrannical gun control measure in the history of this country. I recommend everyone look it up and read for themselves. It will likely not pass, but is a strong indicator of where the left truly wants to go with gun control.

These anti-gunners must pull their common sense from their nether regions because their ideas stink to high heaven. Their true goal is to disarm the populace.

Again, history from around the world tells us what happens afterwards.

Gun nullification laws are problematic, but they do make a statement.

Alabama is one of a dozen states where gun nullification bills have been introduced. Alabama’s bill has moved onto the house for further consideration.

With enough guidance from the citizenry, Montgomery might take a stand against federal overreach on the subject of gun control.

Let your representative know your thoughts on the subject. 

L.W. Garriott

Baileyton

garriott@otelco.net

(7) comments

StoneWoodpecker

What hurts is I cannot type coherently because I meant to post - It did not hurt me at all. God bless my typing. Verily I say, it has fallen short.

StoneWoodpecker

It is another article that is hard to read. Mr. Garriott spends a lot of words belittling others and labeling them in phrases that, basically, calls them bad names. It causes me to ponder if he is a Christian, as it appears he does not wear the cross, but is cross. The Nazarene taught those who had ears: violence cannot defeat violence. Yes, I have a registered shotgun and 30-30 for hunting rabbit and deer and went through background checks. It did hurt at all and I did not feel violated.

Eunomei

So Stone, what response do you have to the actions taken by Moynihan, Feinstein, Menendez, Barbara Lee, Jackson Lee, Harris, or Biden??? Or do you simply avoid the real subject and denigrate without actually saying anything?

Eunomei

(Crickets chirping.)

StoneWoodpecker

Euno, do you live with crickets? LOL Just kidding, mate. I was trying to address the real issues. Guns are made for —-? Killing. They do nothing else. If my shotgun or 30-30 don’t bring down some vittles or stop a home intrusion then I guess I get to see Jesus. That sounds ok to me! But I do not need a weapon of war. And, no, I don’t condone everything those folks are saying. They seem a lot more reasonable - most times - than Cruz, Brooks, Hawley, Desantis, Miller, Pompeo, Jordan, and the autocrat that recently occupied the White House, however. The hate and fear game and labeling, the other issue, seems to be coming from The Accuser, and the only way to overcome it is to not do what it wants. At least that is what Jesus said.

Eunomei

The article focuses on the overuse of the words “common-sense gun control reform.” Those words have been used over and over for the last forty or more years. New laws get passed and then those words are brought out again. Those words are disingenuous at best and dishonest at worst. That is the primary point of the article. The secondary point is to inform people that Alabama has a gun law nullification bill in the house for consideration.

Eunomei

My previous comment was intended to be helpful and guide you back on topic, Stone. You do seem to wander quite a bit.

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