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The Republicans Are In On It: Introduced Bill Banning Gun Purchases By People on Watchlists

“Slowly I turned…step by step…inch by inch…,”
(Harry Steppe/Joey Faye Vaudeville routine, immortalized by The Three Stooges)

We are currently being “funneled” into a trap that is created day-by-day with glacial slowness with the intention of nullifying the Second Amendment of the U.S. Constitution, the right to keep and bear arms.  The “Overton Window” is a concept of pushing forth concepts that are believed to be acceptable by the public.  The media has been relentless in its aid to the administration by demonizing any and all who practice their God-given, Constitution affirmed rights to possess firearms.  The final enabling of this, however, is being carried about by the U.S. Congress and by President Obama with Executive Actions.

HR 1076, “The Denying Firearms and Explosives to Dangerous Terrorists Act,” was introduced in the House of Representatives in February of 2015 by Peter King (R, NY).  Here is the summary:

Denying Firearms and Explosives to Dangerous Terrorists Act of 2015



Amends the federal criminal code to grant the Attorney General the authority to deny the transfer of firearms or the issuance of a federal firearms and explosives license to any individual if the Attorney General: (1) determines that such individual has been engaged in or has provided material support or resources for terrorist activities, and (2) has a reasonable belief that such individual may use a firearm or explosive in connection with terrorism. Allows any individual whose firearm or explosives license application has been denied to bring legal action challenging the denial.

Prohibits the sale or distribution of firearms or explosives to any individual whom the Attorney General has determined to be engaged in terrorist activities.

Permits the Attorney General to withhold information in firearms and explosives license denial revocation suits if the Attorney General determines that the disclosure of such information would likely compromise national security.

Authorizes the Attorney General to revoke firearms and explosives licenses and permits held by individuals determined to be engaged in terrorism.

Nancy Pelosi on Thursday, used parliamentary procedure to force a vote on legislation banning gun purchases by people on the terrorist watch list.  It was Republican Peter King who introduced the bill.  Matt Fuller of the Huffington Post penned an article, “House Democrats Hijack Floor for Gun Vote.”  Fuller neglected to highlight the fact that a Republican set the stage for it.

Once again we are “treated” to the results of the system: pseudo-bipartisan government, the illusion of a two-party system.  Substantiating this concept are the continuous closed-door meetings, the latest being Paul Ryan’s with Pelosi regarding the coming Syrian “refugee” influx into the U.S.  Recall, readers: this sort of thing was vividly exemplified in 2009 when Olympia Snow (R, ME) performed similar “functions” as King that enabled Obamacare to come to the floor of the Senate for consideration and eventual voting.

Pelosi’s resolution is a 439-word diatribe that flaunts…