It has begun...Dumbocrats aim to limit ammo purchases

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  1. jlloyd73

    jlloyd73 New Member

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    http://news.yahoo.com/blogs/ticket/...elcome-bill-restricting-online-182934423.html

    The White House gave a cool welcome on Monday to Democratic legislation that would effectively ban online or mail-order purchases of ammunition in the aftermath of the mass shooting at an Aurora, Colorado, movie theater.

    "I haven't seen the specific piece of legislation that has been offered up today," spokesman Josh Earnest told reporters at the daily press briefing. "But as that and other pieces of legislation make their way through the legislative process, we'll evaluate them."

    The proposal, crafted by Democratic Senator Frank Lautenberg and Democratic Representative Carolyn McCarthy, aims to restrict the ability of Americans to buy unlimited quantities of ammunition over the Internet, or by mail order, anonymously.

    President Barack Obama has called for a common sense response to the slaughter in Aurora. But the White House has played down his appetite for new legislation as opposed to tightening or toughening existing measures—such as background checks—to keep firearms out of the hands of criminals or the mentally ill. And the president has underlined his support for the Second Amendment to the Constitution.

    "He believes in the second amendment of the constitution, in the right to bear arms," Earnest said again Monday. "But he also believes that we should take robust steps, within existing law, to ensure that guns don't fall in the hands of criminals or others who shouldn't have them.

    The new legislation, dubbed the Stop Online Ammunition Sales Act, rests on four pillars, according to Lautenberg's office:

    It requires anyone selling ammunition to be a licensed dealer.

    It requires ammunition buyers who are not licensed dealers to present photo identification at the time of purchase, effectively banning the online or mail order purchase of ammo by regular civilians.

    It requires licensed ammunition dealers to maintain records of the sale of ammunition.

    It requires licensed ammunition dealers to report the sale of more than 1,000 rounds of ammunition to an unlicensed person within any five consecutive business days.
  2. skullfr

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    man that is just bs.All it will do is raise ammo cost and put some out of business.
  3. Deacon_Man

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    Just remember all this crap in NOVEMBER !!!
  4. RunningOnMT

    RunningOnMT New Member

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    You know....aw forget it, I can't say what I'm thinking....just yet.
  5. time2shoot

    time2shoot Well-Known Member

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    I'll second that:mad:
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    25yretcoastie Member

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    And once again a JERK KNEE REACTION
  7. time2shoot

    time2shoot Well-Known Member

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    over 1.000 rounds has to be reported I buy way more than that in .22's when they go on sale.
    This is just butt munch legistration.
  8. time2shoot

    time2shoot Well-Known Member

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    +1 nope needs two of them. +1 again.
  9. Zhurh

    Zhurh Active Member

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    How does it affect reloading supplies?
  10. carver

    carver Moderator

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    Any restrictions on ammo will effect all types of ammo. Vote em all out in November!
  11. gvw3

    gvw3 Well-Known Member Supporting Member

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    This will never pass. They are just making noise.
  12. cycloneman

    cycloneman Well-Known Member

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    Why dont we have a republican law maker fighting fire with fire.


    Why not have someone proposing a ban on internet and mail order porn, vibrators, smoking tools, and why not limit women to only 2 pair of shoes a year? WHy not limit women to one abortion for life total? Why isnt someone f'ing with them like they do us??????????


    A good defense is a well working offense. Keep them bisy on things that interest them.
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  13. Rhuga

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    What a bunch of wienies.
  14. Zane71464

    Zane71464 Well-Known Member

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    All we can do to stop the....crap, is Vote'em OUT come November!
    As already said above, heck I myself (when they are on sale) buy 3-6,000 rounds of .22 ammo a wack.
    Gonna put a hamper on alot of things.
  15. 76Highboy

    76Highboy Well-Known Member Supporting Member

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    I agree. But we still need to fight back. These idiots are too much.
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