Obama Announces Plans to Pass New Restrictions on Gun Ownership in America

Back in 2008 Barack Obama promised supporters:
“I’m not going to take your guns away. That just ain’t true.”

Fast forward to 2012…
Today Barack Obama announced that he hopes to pass new restrictions on gun ownership in America.
The Hill reported:

President Obama on Sunday said he would make gun control a priority in his new term, pledging to put his “full weight” behind passing new restrictions on firearms in 2013.

“I’m going to be putting forward a package and I’m going to be putting my full weight behind it,” Obama said in an interview aired on NBC’s “Meet the Press.” “I’m going to be making an argument to the American people about why this is important and why we have to do everything we can to make sure that something like what happened at Sandy Hook Elementary does not happen again.”

In the wake of the Dec. 14 mass shooting at a Newtown, Conn., school, the president has launched a White House task force led by Vice President Biden to present proposals in January to help stem gun violence. Obama has said that he would seek a broad approach to the problem addressing the role of violence in entertainment and measures to improve mental healthcare.

But he has also called on Congress to move quickly to reinstate the federal assault weapons ban and a ban on the sale of high-capacity magazines.

Obama on Sunday repeated those calls and said he would meet with lawmakers on both sides of the aisles to see action.

“I’ve been very clear that an assault-rifle ban, banning these high capacity clips, background checks, that there are a set of issues that I have historically supported and will continue to support,” the president said.

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  • Will

    I wonder if Obama,the Democrats, the media and the gun grabbing liberals would appreciate a reverse Fast and Furious because from the looks of it the Mexican Drug Lords had just entered a new and exciting business, gun smuggling into the United States. There will be more Americans buying guns and ammo than drugs. Imagine able to own an HK MP5 or an M4 battle Rifle with an attached working grenade launcher with all the ammo you desire. How about an automatic AK-47 or a Barrett 50 cal Sniper rifle all smuggled from Mexico. Since these idiots from Washington, New York and Hollywood refused to listen to the lessons of Prohibition and the War on Drugs, the War on Guns would make these other government wars look like child’s play.

  • Ella

    Step 1 – Disarm the American people
    Step 2 – Impose Sharia Law and proclaim islam as the national “religion”.

    Step 1 has to precede step 2.

  • AuntieMadder

    And then there’s this.

    Obama, Holder Push to Loosen Gun Sale Restrictions—for Legal Immigrants
    by Matthew Boyle
    24 Dec 2012

    “While the shooting at Connecticut’s Sandy Hook Elementary School has prompted a national gun control debate, President Barack Obama and Attorney General Eric Holder will still push to allow immigrants to purchase firearms more easily.”

    Read the rest here: http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Government/2012/12/24/Merry-Christmas-immigrants-Obama-Holder-push-to-loosen-alien-gun-sales-restrictions

    They (the Demonrats, the White House Choom Gang, the Commies in DC) are trying to get some chit started between Commies (leftards led by them) and everyone else (yeah, that includes us).

  • Chippy

    Obozo the tyrannical clown blaming Americans for the dastardly deed done by one mental patient.

    What do you want America? Liberty or tyranny? I know what obozo wants.

  • Blacque Jacques Shellacque

    Another fine day in gun paradise.

    Here’s something the national media hasn’t reported on, and is unlikely to report on, because it doesn’t fit their narrative: Two wounded in theater shooting

    Only two people were wounded, because someone carrying a firearm fired back. There wasn’t going to be any CO theater-style mass shooting there.

    Oh, and here’s another bit of info: This occurred right on the heels of the Newtown incident.

  • http://www.southernwolf.net S. Wolf

    Mannie #3

    re There will be blood

    Sure there will. Conservatives didn”t lift a finger over Waco and Ruby Ridge. They won’t lift a finger when the federal government makes a few examples out of a few bitter clingers and takes the guns of the rest. We no longer live in ‘our’ America, we live in ‘their’ America and they are going to let us know it.

    ‘If he does get re-elected, I’m positive it will mean the end of free elections and free America. We will become another Soviet Union: a land run by an elite group of Marxists who will exploit all of the people for their own personal gain. America, for all intent and purpose will be dead if Obama gets re-elected.’

    Oh, and Molon Labe is a joke*.

    *’I will vote for Obama before Romney.’

    That’s Molon Labe.

  • http://! l.barney

    His nose is getting longer!

  • Pete

    Anyone paying attention to the assmaggot currently befouling the Oval Office during his first national campaign knew he would be pushing this crap. This is EXACTLY what the leftists have always wanted. Criminals already violate the ridiculous gun laws, and when they go before a judge the gun crimes are dropped as part of the plea-bargain for the thug to get a lesser prison sentence. More anti-gun laws and restrictions will do NOTHING to the criminal element but will be used to prevent law-abiding Americans from defending themselves.

    The fact that the gun grabbers lie through their collective grins when it comes to actual data analysis regarding guns and crime shows clearly they are not to be trusted. When they insist THEY need to have armed security guards protecting them but that all we penny stinking peasants do not need to have our own guns for our own protection, well that should be the solid steel cluebat upside one’s head to recognize that gun grabbers only want the ability to make us utterly defenseless against their totalitarian schemes.

    Trolls like Lincoln-widow are too stupid to recognize their snide arrogance serves poorly to hide their vacuous pseudo-intellects. Data doesn’t lie….leftists sure as hell do….

  • Lightwave

    S. Wolf is correct.

    If Obameecare, the Socialization of one-sixth of our economy, didn’t have us in the streets in armed insurrection, rounding up those of us with the means of armed resistance won’t do it either.

    Perhaps the Army will refuse Obamee’s orders to fire on American citizens. But there’s not a single one of you who will stand up to him when the bullets start flying. And they will start flying, very, very soon.

  • Sasja

    I well remember Waco and the onslaught of vitriol spewed against the Branch Dividians by the Clinton Administration to a willing sychophantic press. I remember calls of child abuse which were never substantiated. I remember a populace happy as larks to absorb the absurd without any proof those people were the devils Clinton and his ilk were protraying. I remember troops being brought in to further harrass those people. You know what? I don’t remember anyone crying for some sanity during the whole terrible ordeal nor do I remember any group taking up arms in the Davidians defense. I remember the sheriff (and if he had done his sworn duty he could have nipped the whole operation in the bud) saying that Koresh came into town regularly and could have been arrested at that time. This was a trial run as was Ruby Ridge; preparing for this day. I believe it would have escalated if Bush had lost the election.

    So forgive me if I do not take seriously all your posturing on blogs. Doesn’t mean a damned thing.

    Armed insurrection goes nowhere without leadership and the ability to communicate. Posting on the internet won’t cut it, my friends.

  • Highlander

    lincoln’s widow, in your first comment, you assure us you have no intention of taking ALL our guns away … just some, guns, and more “restrictions”. Then, in your next comment, you reveal your true agenda when you use a tragic hunting accident to smear gun owners. You people aren’t fooling anyone ….

    The lines are drawn. Bring it on ….

  • Buzzy

    There are a hell of a lot more armed citizens in this country than anyone the O can set upon us. Call it “peace through strength” the next time an anti-gun pansy opens their mouth. Reagan’s Cold War policies live on.

  • http://www.grouchyconservativepundits.org/index.php RickZ

    #9 lincoln’s widow commented:

    Restrictions does not equal taking your guns away. People don’t need military style weapons only their personal arsenals. Tax and regulate guns to pay for the armed guards and mental health facilities that you all think is going to solve the problems.

    I see your problem. You have no fukcing clue what the 2nd Amendment is about. It’s not about hunting game with muskets. It’s about the populace having accessability to the same weaponry government can use against the citizen. The 2nd Amendment is to make the fight against a tyrannical government a little bit fairer. So the 2nd is for hunting and killing kings and lords and, get ready for it, our own politicians should they deem they are above us and seek to enslave us; due to our 4th Estate being the propaganda arm of the government seeking to enslave us, we can kill them, too. The government is hell bent on enslaving us now, with the full-throated approval of the media and with the gun control push, blood will flow, just like Owebama wants. The progressive totalitarian left are gunning for civil war and it looks like they just might get their wish. Of course, they’ve never heard of ‘be careful what you wish for’. Notice the 2nd Amendment is not a ‘need’, but an inalienable right. The Founding Fathers had it right and why they enumerated it as the second bullet point in the 10 rights listed in The Bill of Rights: Government is not to be trusted.

    So understand the call for gun control by politicians is blatant self-preservation. Screw the government. When government offices and officials are no longer protected by armed security then I might believe their bullsh1t. But until such time, Congresbastards and the Commie-in-Chief can take a flying fukc at a rolling doughnut.

    It was George Washington who said the 2nd Amendment gives libery’s teeth to the 1st. When the government takes away a right, the 2nd in this case, the 1st is not far behind in the ‘government can take it away’ department.

  • dba_vagabond_trader

    “High capacity clips.”

    What an insufferable ignoramus.

  • serfer62

    #9 & #12 linclns widow

    It is you who killed those kids in CT. It is you who made them defenceless and cornered them in an advertized slaughter zone called Guns Free Zone. It is you who wants to slaughter more in shopping centers, movie theaters, restrurants and now every where.

    When will you moronic Kommiecrats stop your slaughter?

    When will your blood lust be quenched?

  • mark1973

    #26,#29 &#30, How much does “Media Matter’s” pay you guy’s to come here and be site pest’s in order to try to stick a dagger in people’s morale? People will be Fighting and standing up against any gun Ban’s and in masse and with Force! There might be initial paralyzation after the ATF,TSA and the rest of Obama’s Gestapo’s make their initial confiscation’s,but that will change rapidly after the inevitable atrocity against a family those thugs percipitate. Everyone know’s this is a line we can’t allow to be crossed!

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  • mg4us

    In 1929, the Soviet Union established gun control. >From 1929 to 1953, about 20 million dissidents, unable to defend themselves, were rounded up and exterminated

    In 1911, Turkey established gun control. From 1915 to 1917, 1.5 million Armenians, unable to defend themselves, were rounded up and exterminated.

    Germany established gun control in 1938 and from 1939 to 1945, a total of 13 million Jews and others who were unable to defend themselves were rounded up and exterminated.

    China established gun control in 1935. From 1948 to 1952, 20 million political dissidents, unable to defend themselves were rounded up and exterminated

    Guatemala established gun control in 1964. From 1964 to 1981, 100,000 Mayan Indians, unable to defend themselves, were rounded up and exterminated.

    Uganda established gun control in 1970. From 1971 to 1979, 300,000 Christians, unable to defend themselves, were rounded up and exterminated.

    Cambodia established gun control in 1956. From 1975 to 1977, one million educated people, unable to defend themselves, were rounded up and exterminated.

    Defenseless people rounded up and exterminated in the 20th Century because of gun control: 56 million.

    You won’t see this data on the US evening news, or hear politicians disseminating this information.

    Guns in the hands of honest citizens save lives and property and, yes, gun-control laws adversely affect only the law-abiding citizens.

    Take note my fellow Americans, before it’s too late!

    The next time someone talks in favor of gun control, please remind them of this history lesson.
    With guns, we are ‘citizens’. Without them, we are ‘subjects’.

    During WWII the Japanese decided not to invade America because they knew most Americans were ARMED!

    If you value your freedom, please spread this antigun-control message to all of your friends.


    Spread the word everywhere you can that you are a firm believer in the 2nd Amendment!

  • http://www.southernwolf.net S. Wolf

    Highlander #31

    re The lines are drawn

    Actually the lines were drawn in 1934 when automatic weapons, true assault weapons, were taken from Americans. Not a peep from gun owners at the time of any consequence.

    Buzzy #32

    Haha. What you forget is that Reagan’s Cold War policies were based on mutually assured destruction nuclear policies. If the Soviet Union had had only semi-automatic weapons, not even automatic ones, there never would have been a Cold War, just a really short hot one.

  • bg


    “You ain’t seen nothin’ yet!”

    ~ Barry Dunham Soetoro Barack Hussein Obama
    (by any other factual, fictional, composite names)

    Breaking Free from the Constitution
    Barack Hussein Obama
    January 18, 2001

    [Mr. Obama’s comments take a turn from discussing the historical record.
    Unprovoked he laments that the Supreme Court “could not break free
    from the essential constraints placed by the Founding Fathers in the
    Constitution.” He further describes the Constitution as “a charter of
    negative liberties.” This is at odds with the preamble to the Constitution
    and the Bill of Rights.

    and a bit more..