Interesting debate with law enforcement , many localities have already given their two cents not to enforce. I agree they are caught in the middle of this debacle. It will be very interesting how this plays out in a court of law, as to my opinion I believe it is unconstitutional.
Well it looks like its going to start:
Last month it was revealed that out of the over 2.4 million high-capacity magazines in Connecticut, only 38,000 have been registered.
Likewise, only 50,000 semiautomatic rifles were also registered, further proof that Connecticut’s gun owners are revolting through civil disobedience.
One guy stated: “I believe I would remove the gun from the state…..it would be in the same Uhaul as the rest of my belongings.” I think I would have to agree – I would move, your welcome to come to Arizona.
“15 Year old shoots and kills man who was trying to kidnap woman in Wyoming” Check out this site and also notice he has a counter going on self defense – from www.gunssavelives.net
More guns in the hands of responsible people = less crime. Just think about the numbers, there are only so many Law Enforcement Officers anywhere and at any given time. So having responsible people armed actually increases the availability of help, at least in my opinion. Unknown weapon and details of the incident above.
Way back in May 2013, a Federal lawsuit was filed – in regards to New York’s Safe Act. This may take two years and make its way to the Supreme Court. The Buffalo News did a story “Gun-rights expert call local challenge to SAFE Act “significant.
In the 2008 case of District of Columbia v. Heller, the high court for the first time established that the Second Amendment protects the individual right to bear arms.
And in McDonald v. Chicago of 2010, the justices ruled that the Second Amendment also applies to state and local gun laws.
“The Second Amendment does require that the states permit some form of carry for self-defense outside the home,” the panel said. “States may not destroy the right to bear arms in public under the guise of regulating it.”
So time will tell how and when a case makes it to the highest court. So voicing your concerns to your legislature and staying informed will keep the people who make decisions aware of your vote.
“Editorial: Connecticut gun owners revolt.” Read the entire article it’s worth your time.
I knew the moment I heard about this law that Connecticut passed, it was never going to work. I had no idea how many weapons there were but the possible number 300,000, and only 50000 registered as required by law. Haha – 250,000 felons.
This article is an excellent point of view as to why these laws won’t work:
Those wishing to possess a pistol already had to pay fees, take tests and fill out paperwork to obtain a firearms-purchase permit.
Separate permission from the state was required just to buy ammunition in a process that must be repeated every five years. Bearing arms outside the home requires another permit that the state may, or may not, issue at its discretion.
and he says it plain and simple
None of these hurdles prevent crime. The alleged perpetrator of the Newtown massacre obtained his weapons by murdering his own mother, in violation of the law. That’s what criminals do.
What is wrong with legislators, they react rather than think proactively. I guess it doesn’t surprise me, soon forks will be on the endangered list or what about spoons and I’ll have to eat with my hands I guess… What say you?
Oh wait the fight continues ” Courant demands on gun enforcement present dilemma for state.”
I spoke to soon “Hammer slaying trial: Former family nanny speaks out.” azfamily.com Posted on February 22, 2014 at 1:23 PM Updated today at 1:40 PM
Ok just a word or two, I don’t get into religion but if your religion allows you to pick up snakes especially venomous ones – just don’t endanger others and I’m fine with it. Personally I wouldn’t do it but who am I to say its wrong or right. Just as I’m for the 2nd Amednment I also believe you have the right to pray to whatever or whoever you want. Just for the record I have 3 non-venomous snakes at my office and I have moved several venomous ones from one place to a safer place.
Anyway great articles on snakes and guns, worth the read – however you feel.
This was on FaceBook so I just had to repost this – https://www.facebook.com/USA.RSC.
2000 lost jobs and Alabama gets an investment of $87 million – no brainer in my opinion. I think Remington got the better deal anyway.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D-NY) Doesn’t Want Them
Remington, one of the world’s largest gun manufacturers, will on Monday join Gov. Robert Bentley (R) to announce they are bringing over 2,000 jobs to Alabama.
Most of the jobs will be relocated from their Ilion, NY plant, and the initial investment in Alabama will be $87 million.
Founded in 1816 in upstate New York, the company is one of the nation’s oldest continuously operating manufacturers. Remington is the only U.S. manufacturer of both firearms and ammunition products and one of the largest domestic producers of shotguns and rifles.
Remington first began considering new locations after the New York legislature passed the Secure Ammunition and Firearms Enforcement (SAFE) Act in response to the tragic shootings in Newtown, Conn. It broadened the definition of so-called “assault weapons” to include a wide range of guns, including the Bushmaster, which was being manufactured at Remington’s New York plant.
A month ago Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D-NY) said “extreme conservatives” who are “right-to-life, pro-assault-weapon, anti-gay,” have “no place in the state of New York.”
Gov. Bentley responded “In Alabama we strongly support and uphold our great U.S. Constitution on which our nation and our states were founded.
“The Constitution serves to protect individual freedoms. Among them are those guaranteed in the Second Amendment, which protects the right of the people to keep and bear Arms. We will protect the freedoms of individuals and welcome any one or any company to Alabama to discover as so many have, that we are a pro-business state filled with good, hardworking people.
“If Gov. Cuomo doesn’t want hard working pro-life and pro-2nd Amendment people in his state, we will gladly take them here in Alabama.”
Tim Lynch “When Criminals face Armed Resistance From Citizens” “Tough Targets” by Clayton Cramer and David Burnett
The Cato Institute has designed a webpage to track defensive gun cases across the USA – Guns and Self Defense
“Instead the front passenger (Zelaya) produced a pistol, pointed it at the couple and demanded their belongings,” said HPD spokesman Kese Smith. “At that point Officer Johnson, fearing for his girlfriend’s safety as well as his own, drew his duty weapon firing more than once hitting the vehicle.”
See you never know who is armed and who isn’t, whether its a Police Officer or someone Carrying Concealed Weapon.