In the wake of Friday’s mass killing at an elementary school in Connecticut, Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) said Sunday on Meet the Press that she plans to introduce an assault weapons ban bill on the first day of the new Congress.

Democrats today promised to ban assault weapons following the shootings Friday at Sandy Hook Elementary in Connecticut.
Telegraph reported:

A bill to restrict the use and sale of weapons like the high-powered Bushmaster .223 that coroners said had killed many of the children at Sandy Hook, would be introduced in the next session of the US Congress, promised senior Democrat Senator Dianne Feinstein “It will ban the sale, the transfer, the importation and the possession. Not retroactively but prospectively. And it will ban the same for big clips, drums or strips of more than 10 bullets,” she told NBC News, adding that she expected Mr Obama to support the bill.

The move – which would essentially revive the Bill Clinton-era assault weapons that was allowed to lapse in 2004 – is expected to be highly controversial with the powerful gun lobby and politicians whose constituents cling fiercely to their Second Amendment gun rights.

Mr Obama has faced a sharp political dilemma over gun control, almost entirely ducking the issue in his first term because it would cost him votes in the key battleground states – Florida, Virginia, Ohio – which secured his re-election last November, but only by a collective tally of about 250,000 votes.

Chuck Schumer, another senior Democrat senator, said he believed that a deal could be done, but it would require both camps to show flexibility in their previously hard-and-fast attitudes on the subject.

 

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  1. Just watch: the ban will get big support from the Permanent Loser Party- the GOP.
    On the bight side , things are back to normal as the Daily Cller is reporting that Boehner is giving in and backing huge tax increases on the wealthy.
    Remember that it would take a human counting as in 1..2..3.. thirty-two thousand years to count to a trillion.

  2. Why is it that the hypocrtical Congressional Marxists and Hamiltonians rush to the nearest camera and scream about gun control when a holocaust like Sandy Hook occurs?

    I’ve heard it called “dancing in the blood of the dead”.

  3. Look bans work period. Ask the brave soul standing with Ambassador Stevens.

  4. The Alinsky left always eats around the edges of what they want to destroy.

    First, it was be Assault Weapons.

    Ten years from now, it will be handguns.

    15 years from now, it will a “certain percentage” tax on bullets.

    20 years from now, it will be, “times have changed, do we really need guns?”

    The drip, drip, drip eroding away from the Constitution haters.

  5. ‘Assault’ weapons are already banned in Connecticut, you fascist phucks.

  6. They simply do not want you to be able to load ammo into a magazine. This is going to be a grassroots fight as the left has always wanted gun control. The right most likely will have no backbone when the left starts talking about whether we want another Newtown or not. We already know where the media stands. So the pro-gun people of this country better be ready to fight for their rights or this too will be taken away from us.

  7. I wanna hear a Prog/Democrat call for the banishment of evil and abortions. Crickets!

  8. ++

    valerie #24 December 16, 2012 at 3:10 pm

    Media Mis-Information:
    Connecticut Murderer Did NOT Use Automatic Weapons

    unfortunately fior US, par the MSM course.. *sigh*

    CARS DO NOT KILL PEOPLE,
    DRUNK DRIVERS DO..

    ABORTION CLINICS DO NOT KILL BABIES,
    DOCTORS, MOTHERS AND/OR FATHERS DO..

    TECHNOLOGY DOESN’T KILL DRIVERS..
    CELLPHONES AND/OR TEXTING DOES..

    ==

  9. I don’t like guns and don’t have one. However, as we all know, give in to the dims on assault rifles and they will come back for another type of gun and then another and so on. Their goal is to disarm us and they don’t even try to hide it. What really chaps me is they say they are doing this for the public safety when they have to know an unarmed populace is a vulnerable populace. So that rhetoric is pure bunk. The only school shooting that I have heard of was stopped before multiple deaths was by a student who had a hunting rifle in his car and killed the perpertrator.

  10. Jamie Foxx Says Film Violence Inspires Real-life Violence

    http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Hollywood/2012/12/16/jamie-foxx-violence-movies

    Whoa! Liberal elitist weigh in.

  11. A neighbor of ours has signs posted around his house depicting himself holding weapons and his two dobermans holding a bloody arm (it’s not real, just made to look as though it is) with the caption: “Guess who’s on duty tonight.”

  12. OTOH, what use is an assault rifle when the government sends in a drone to eliminate you. They seem to be everywhere now.

  13. #33 December 16, 2012 at 3:39 pm
    Sasja commented:

    We know what side of the fence he’s on!! :lol:

  14. If the parent(s) knowingly sought all the medical assistance available to aid their child in being a constructive member of society – the system failed in identifying the nature of this mind.
    If the parent(s), without medical advice, knew their child possessed tendencies that may be manifested in this way- the failure was in the belief they possessed the skill to control his actions.
    The weapons used were of convenience. But if we are to believe the information concerning the intellect of Lanza, in the absence of such weaponry he may well have devised a method of destruction much greater than the one he employed…

    The focus should not concentrate on the method, but more the mind behind it.

  15. Heard this and think about it for a minute.

    The uglier or let’s say more decrepit your home looks, less likely to be robbed.

  16. #37

    OUTSIDE OF HOME THAT IS.

  17. 4 Awful Reactions to Sandy Hook School Shooting – And Thoughts on a Better Response

    http://reason.com/archives/2012/12/15/4-archetypally-awful-reactions-to-sandy/print

  18. These are the same people who couldn’t care less about the victims of Fast and Furious which number in the hundreds.



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