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USA Gun Control Timeline, a social experiment...Post Sandy Hook to Present
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[quote:milehighmike:MV8yMDgyMDY0XzM1NTg5MjkwXzlDRTcwQTIw] [b][i][color=red]This is RICH coming from the chocolate messiah...[/color][/i][/b] [b][i][u] "Obama to gun-control foes: Examine your conscience"[/u][/i][/b] [b]http://news.yahoo.com/blogs/ticket/obama-hold-press-conference-11-15-m-141554262--politics.html[/b] [b][i]"Bringing the curtain down on his first term with a combative press conference, President Barack Obama vowed on Monday to push "vigorously" for measures to curb deadly gun violence and pressed foes of new restrictions in the aftermath of the Newtown tragedy to "examine their own conscience." Obama also admitted he faced stiff opposition from gun-rights advocates in Congress and vowed executive action when possible."... "But will Congress adopt proposals like renewing the assault weapons ban? “I don’t know,” Obama acknowledged. Lawmakers opposed to such steps must "examine their own conscience." In some cases, Congress won't act but he will, the president said. “I’m confident that there are some steps that we can take that don’t require legislation and are within my authority as president," he said. "How we are gathering data, for example, on guns that fall into the hands of criminals and how we track that more effectively.” Asked about the surge in gun and ammunition sales, Obama blamed "a fear that's been fanned" by opponents of gun control. “We’ve seen—for some time now—that those who oppose any common-sense gun-control or gun-safety measures have a pretty effective way of ginning up fear on the part of gun owners that somehow the federal government’s about to take all your guns away," he said. "There’s probably an economic element to that—it obviously is good for business." He added that "responsible gun owners—people who have a gun for protection, for hunting, for sportsmanship—they don’t have anything to worry about."[/i][/b] [b][i][color=red]I guess his OWN words in the past and present should NOW be disregarded???[/color][/i][/b] [b]http://www.weeklystandard.com/blogs/obama-some-gun-control-measures-i-can-accomplish-through-executive-action_695381.html[/b] [/quote]
The purpose of this thread is to chronicle the oh-so-obvious attempts by certain elements to change public opinion about the 2nd Amendment and the
to own guns.
Please feel free to add any links I've overlooked or add to this ongoing project.
Less than 24 hours after a tragedy:
"Dem. lawmaker: To get gun control, Obama must ‘exploit’ shooting"
link to www.washingtontimes.com
"Bloomberg: Obama Must Take 'Immediate Action' Against Guns"
link to www.breitbart.com
Updated: 12-20-12:"Bloomberg Vows Stiffer Fight to Overhaul U.S. Gun Laws"
link to www.nytimes.com
Updated 12-26-12: "Bloomberg Blasts NRA: 'Connecticut Is Because of Some of Their Actions'"
link to abcnews.go.com
"Rupert Murdoch Verified;@rupertmurdoch
"Terrible news today. When will politicians find courage to ban automatic weapons? As in Oz after similar tragedy."
link to twitter.com (secure)
Updated 12-22-12: "Rupert Murdoch backs Obama's gun grab"
link to www.renewamerica.com
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