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USA Gun Control Timeline, a social experiment...Post Sandy Hook to Present
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[quote:milehighmike:MV8yMDgyMDY0XzM1NDY3Nzk0XzlGMjE2MjU=] [b][i]Contrary to local media reports about two gun shows in the Denver area at the end of the year, Tanner Gun Show in Denver and Douglas County Fairgrounds gun show, as well additional time required for background checks...See stories in this thread[/i][/b] [b][i][u] Gun Background Check Wait Times Remain Long In Colorado[/u][/i][/b] [b]http://denver.cbslocal.com/2013/01/05/gun-background-check-wait-times-remain-long-in-colorado/[/b] [b][i]"On a normal day a background check would take about 15 minutes, but the CBI is so backed up it’s been taking as much as eight days."[/i][/b] [b][i][u]UPDATE or MORE "Spin"???[/u][/i][/b] [b][i][u]"Fewer excited gun-buyers in Colo. and Conn."[/u][/i][/b] [b] http://apnews.myway.com/article/20130107/DA3L8Q882.html[/b] [b][i]" WASHINGTON (AP) - In Connecticut and Colorado, scenes of the most deadly U.S. mass shootings in 2012, people were less enthusiastic about buying new guns at the end of the year than in most other states, according to an Associated Press analysis of new FBI data. The biggest surges in background checks for people who want to carry or buy guns occurred in states in the South and West. The latest government figures reflect huge increases across the U.S. in the number of background checks for gun sales and permits to carry guns at the end of the year. After President Barack Obama's re-election, the horrific school shooting in Connecticut and Obama's promise to support new laws aimed at curbing gun violence, the number of background checks spiked. In Georgia, the FBI processed 37,586 requests during October and 78,998 requests in December; Alabama went from 32,850 to 80,576 during the same period."[/i][/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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