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Gun Registry Bill Draws Massive Resistance

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1. disobey or disregard something
transitive verb to fail to obey a law or regulation or observe the terms of an agreement

2. encroach on somebodys rights or property
transitive and intransitive verb to take over lands, rights, privileges, or activities that belong to somebody else, especially in a minor or gradual way

From Open Congress Blog:

Gun Registry Bill Draws Massive Resistance

February 18, 2009 – by Donny Shaw

With the election of Barack Obama in November came anxiety among gun owners that the constitutional right to bear arms would be curtailed. As the rest of the economy slumped, gun and ammunition sales surged following the election. Now there is a specific piece of legislation in Congress that gun-rights activists have identified as the leading threat – the Blair Holt’s Firearm Licensing and Record of Sale Act of 2009.

The bill, sponsored by Rep. Bobby Rush [D, IL-1], would establish a federal gun licensing and registry program that would help the government track information on gun ownership and gun sales across the country. It would apply to handguns and all rifles with a “detachable ammunition feeding device.”



February 20, 2009 - Posted by | 2nd Amendment, Bill of Rights, Constitution, End of America, Freedom, Freedom & Liberty, Gun Control, Law, Liberty, Politics | , , , , , , , , ,

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