Is Our Government Aggressively Engaged in Gun Confiscation In the US?

Dear Fellow Patriots:

Could It Be True That Our Government Is Aggressively Engaged In Gun Confiscation In The US?

The following articles and/or blogs seem to give us the thought provoking answer to this question-You Decide:

It’s True: Government is Aggressively Engaged in Gun Confiscation In the US!-Posted on Fredom Outpost-By Joshua Cook-On November 30, 2013:

A report from TruthAboutGuns.com is claiming that New York gun owners are being sent letters from the N.Y.P.D. demanding them to surrender their guns which have feeding capacities that violate the 5-round rule.

Below is an excerpt from the New York Ammunition and Firearms:

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According to Kit Daniels, “The New York Police Department is now sending out notices to registered gun owners demanding that they give up their firearms, clear proof that gun registration leads to outright confiscations.”

Earlier this year, Canadian journalist Brian Lilley from Sun News warned Americans during his broadcast that gun “registration will lead to confiscation.”

Lilley described how the Canadian government systematically confiscated firearms from law abiding citizens: (1) create a national gun registry to track the sales of firearms, (2) pass laws that ban certain firearms, (3) notify gun owners that they have 30 days to surrender their registered firearms to local police.

New York lawmakers have been lobbying for gun confiscation both locally and nationally. Assemblyman Steve McLaughlin ® exposed N.Y. lawmakers’ plans to confiscate firearms earlier this year, see video below.

Video: Proof..Democrats want to register and then CONFISCATE our guns!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ryUbJfg4tAo

In an interview, N.Y. Governor Andrew Cuomo stated that gun “confiscation could be an option,” regarding new gun control laws. Now gun owners are seeing his promise of gun confiscation unfolding before their eyes.

In April, the California state legislature passed a bill approving $24 million in order to confiscate an estimated 40,000 handguns and semi-automatic firearms from felons and those who the state deems emotionally unfit to own firearms.

California uses paramilitary teams called Armed & Prohibited Persons System (APPS) to inspect homes and confiscate firearms.

Former DOJ Special Agent, Greg Cameron told Ginny Simone that the majority of those people targeted in these raids should not have been targeted.

Cameron said, “95% to 98% of the firearms we confiscated, I really questioned why we were confiscating them. This whole freakin’ APPS thing is not doing anyone any good. This has amounted to nothing less than “gun confiscation under the guise of safety.”

Cameron described what they would do in a typical raid in order to enter a home without a warrant.

“We would show up with way too many agents for the circumstance, and it didn’t make any sense; there was no need for it. And yeah, the whole place would be surrounded, and absolutely, there’s an intimidation factor there that makes people allow — or think that they need to allow — law enforcement into their house. And if we found out there were guns in the house, then we would confiscate them.  I think it is, overbroad, overreaching.  I think it’s confiscation under the guise of safety.  That’s absolutely what I think it is.  And I think this is the crux of the whole issue.  You need to know what you can and can’t do when confronted with law enforcement, especially in your own home.  I mean, that’s the premise of the Fourth Amendment,” Cameron said.

Source Link:

http://freedomoutpost.com/2013/11/true-government-aggressively-enga...

Note: The following articles and/or blogs and videos relate to this disturbing and gut-wrenching issue-You Decide:

THE GUN CONFISCATION NOTICE AN NYC RESIDENT REPORTEDLY RECEIVED WILL LIKELY SEND CHILLS DOWN YOUR SPINE!-Posted on The Blaze-By Jason Howerton-On November 27, 2013:

New York City has reportedly started sending out confiscation notices ordering gun owners to “immediately surrender” rifles and/or shotguns capable of holding more than five rounds of ammunition. It is illegal to possess a rifle or shotgun with the capacity to hold more than five rounds in the city, according to NYC Administrative Code 10-306 (b).

An alleged notice sent to an NYC resident, dated Nov. 18, offers the gun owner the following options:

1. Immediately surrender your Rifle and/or Shotgun to your local police precinct, and notify this office of the invoice number. The firearm may be sold or permanently removed from the City of New York thereafter.

2. Permanently remove your Rifle and/or Shotgun from New York City…

[…]

3. You may call to discuss the matter if you believe your firearm is in compliance, or you may request the option to bring your firearm to a licensed gunsmith for a permanent modification and certification proving that it is permanently modified and in compliance.

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While the confiscation notice, reported by the Truth About Guns, very well may be a normal occurrence in New York City, gun owners in firearm-friendly states like Texas or Arizona will probably have a hard time even imagining receiving such a letter from authorities over a rifle or shotgun that could potentially hold more than five rounds.

The notice above deals directly with New York City gun regulations, but there are also concerns of a potential state-wide gun confiscation effort in New York following the passage of the SAFE Act.

In addition to outlawing an array of semi-automatic rifles, the SAFE Act restricted ammunition magazines to seven rounds, down from 10. The law was later changed to allow gun owners to purchase magazines with the capacity to hold 10 rounds, however, only seven rounds can be loaded unless the firearm is being used at a gun range or shooting competition.

The SAFE Act also creates a more comprehensive database of people barred from owning guns, and makes New York the first state to require background checks to buy bullets. The system was also said to help flag customers who buy large amounts of ammo. In another provision, therapists, doctors and other mental health professionals will be required to tell state authorities if a patient threatens to use a gun illegally. The patient’s weapon could then be taken away.

It wasn’t immediately clear how aggressively the state of New York is enforcing the new magazine restrictions or if law enforcement planned to send out similar notices to the one above to gun owners across the state. Phone calls made late Wednesday night to the Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s office, the NY State Police and the NYPD were not returned.

-   The Associated Press contributed to this report.

Source Link:

http://www.theblaze.com/stories/2013/11/27/the-gun-confiscation-not...

BUYING GUNS ON BLACK FRIDAY BECOMES TRADITION UNDER OBAMA!-Posted on Big Governement-By AWR HAWKINS-On November 30, 2013:

Although much of the gun control push under President Obama has failed to result in new laws, it has succeeded in creating a new tradition where shoppers scoop up guns on Black Friday so they can place them under the tree on Christmas Day.

Consider the numbers: in 2008, ABC News reported 97,848 background checks on Black Friday. In 2009, the numbers remained somewhat static but then began to grow exponentially as the Obama administration and Congressional Democrats began to flex their muscles.  By 2011, there were 129,166 background checks on Black Friday alone. 

As the National Shooting Sports Foundation reported, the jump in 2011 marked “a 32.01 percent increase over” the sales on 2008 Black Friday—the year Obama was first elected.

In 2012, the number of Black Friday background checks rose to 154,873. Remember that because numerous guns can be purchased with each background check, these figures don’t even begin to indicate how many firearms may actually have been sold. 

This information is not lost on retailers like Cabela’s, Bass Pro Shops, and Wal-Mart. Cabela’s literally gave away shotguns to early bird customers in some cities on Black Friday—those receiving the guns went through a background check—and Huffington Post reported that Bass Pro Shops was running hot deals on Bushmaster AR-15 rifles. 

Wal-Mart ran a “Manager’s Special Sale” that translated into “20 percent off select rifles and shotguns.”

Buying a firearm on Black Friday has fast become an American tradition under President Obama. 

-   Follow AWR Hawkins on Twitter @AWRHawkins.

Source Link:

http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Government/2013/11/30/Buying-Guns-On-B...

U.N. Disarmament of U.S.!-Posted on Before It’s News-By LynnTantrum-On October 18, 2013:

http://beforeitsnews.com/alternative/2013/10/u-n-disarmament-of-u-s...

Note:  My following blogs relate to this disturbing and gut-wrenching issue-You Decide:

Americans – Like Nazi Germans – Don’t Notice that All of Our Rights Are Slipping Away (Part 15)!

http://teapartyorg.ning.com/profiles/blogs/americans-like-nazi-germ...

What is the true intent of the UN Small Arms Treaty?

http://weroinnm.wordpress.com/2010/01/12/what-is-the-true-intent-of...

What was the true intent of Operation Closed Campus?

http://weroinnm.wordpress.com/2011/04/03/what-was-the-true-intent-o...

Did ATF provide weapons to Mexican drug cartels that were subsequently used to kill one of our own?

http://weroinnm.wordpress.com/2011/03/04/did-atf-provide-weapons-to...

Threat of the Mexican drug cartel, illegal border-crossers and“sanctuary cities”!

http://weroinnm.wordpress.com/2010/05/23/threat-of-the-mexican-drug...

How Much Longer Will We Be “Allowed” To Keep Our Guns?

http://weroinnm.wordpress.com/2010/01/12/how-much-longer-will-we-be...

Is Being An Empathetic Liberal Minority The New Prerequisite for Being a Supreme Court Justice?

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It has begun: Our current financial situation was not bred out of incompetence, but by design!

http://teapartyorg.ning.com/profiles/blogs/it-has-begun-our-current...

U.S. GENERALS NOW TAKE ACTION TO WATCH OBAMA: Retired Army, Air Force leaders say ‘government continues down path of destroying America’!-Posted on Tea Party Command Center-By Jake Martinez-On November 26, 2013:

http://teapartyorg.ning.com/profiles/blogs/u-s-generals-now-take-ac...

Will Obama’s name live in infamy?-Posted on Tea Party Command Center-By Jake Martinez-On November 29, 2013:

http://teapartyorg.ning.com/profiles/blogs/will-obama-s-name-live-i...

Letter To NM U.S. Senator Udall (Re: Orchestrated collapse of the U.S. Dollar)!

http://teapartyorg.ning.com/profiles/blogs/letter-to-nm-u-s-senator...

Nearly 80 percent don’t trust the government!

http://weroinnm.wordpress.com/2010/04/19/nearly-80-percent-don’t-tr...

Have Americans Stopped Having Confidence In Their Government?

http://weroinnm.wordpress.com/2009/08/24/have-americans-stopped-hav...

Obamanites Get Violent in Support of the Agenda!

http://weroinnm.wordpress.com/2010/04/05/obamanites-get-violent-in-...

Where Is America Today?

http://weroinnm.wordpress.com/2010/05/26/where-is-america-today-2/

Is it time to call for Obama’s resignation!

http://weroinnm.wordpress.com/2010/06/09/is-it-time-to-call-for-oba...

Washington Times Calls for Obama’s Impeachment!

http://weroinnm.wordpress.com/2010/08/31/washington-times-calls-for...

Note:  The following videos wholeheartedly share my sentiments regarding what we are currently experiencing in America today-You Decide:

A Republic, If You Can Keep It!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YGL8CiUtXF0

The Fightin Side of Me!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=32-OyyLJzHw&feature=player_embe...

Freedom Isn’t Free:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kfIO3VMLdRE

Declaration to Restore the Republic!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MYycZOCJv4k&feature=player_embe...

Video: Madison Rising - The Star Spangled Banner!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c8C7i9kdEf8

Hank Williams Jr New Song Dedicated to Obama: "Takin' Back the Country"!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uY-Z1hjquqo&feature=player_embe...

When Injustice Becomes Law, Resistance Becomes Duty!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qrqO_Hljf08

Note:  If you have a problem viewing any of the listed blog posts, please copy website and paste it on your browser.  Sure seems like any subject matter that may be considered controversial by this administration is being censored-What happened to free speech?-You Decide: 

http://weroinnm.wordpress.com/2010/10/23/what-happened-to-free-speech/

“Food For Thought”

God Bless America!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q65KZIqay4E&feature=related

http://www.greatdanepro.com/Pray%20For%20America/index.htm

Semper Fi!

Jake

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Your Government: Now Paying Shrinks $3,000 For Every Veterans Gun They Confiscate

 

 

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Breaking — West Virginia Lawmakers Invite Persecuted Pro-Second Amendment Counties In Virginia To Join Their State

West Virginia lawmakers introduced legislation to invite persecuted pro Second Amendment Counties to join their state.

The West Virginia Senate adopted a resolution to remind Virginia residents from Frederick County that they have a standing invite — from 1862 — to become part of West Virginia.

West Virginia freedom fighters broke away from Virginia Democrat slave owners during the Civil War.

This week West Virginia has once again invited persecuted Virginia pro 2-A counties to come join their state.

Sounds like a winning plan!

Resolution 8 reads as follows:

HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION 8

(By Delegates Howell, Summers, Shott, Householder, C. Martin, Hott, Graves, Cadle, Barnhart, J. Jeffries, Maynard, Phillips, Foster, Hamrick, Steele, D. Jeffries, Wilson, Waxman, Bartlett, Paynter, Linville, Sypolt, Bibby, Hill, Ellington, Higginbotham, J. Kelly, Mandt, Pack, Dean and P. Martin)

[Introduced January 14, 2020]

Providing for an election to be had, pending approval of the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Virginia, and a majority of qualified citizens voting upon the proposition prior to August 1, 2020, for the admission of certain counties and independent cities of the Commonwealth of Virginia to be admitted to the State of West Virginia as constituent counties, under the provisions of Article VI, Section 11 of the Constitution of West Virginia

Whereas, The Legislature of West Virginia finds that in 1863, due to longstanding perceived attitudes of neglect for the interests of the citizens of Western Virginia, and a studied failure to address the differences which had grown between the counties of Western Virginia and the government at Richmond, the Commonwealth of Virginia was irretrievably divided, and the new State of West Virginia was formed; and

Whereas, Such division occurred as the Trans-Allegheny portions of Virginia perceived that they suffered under an inequitable measure of taxation by which they bore a disproportionate share of the tax burden; and

Whereas, That this perception was further compounded by the effects of a scheme of representation by which Trans-Allegheny Virginia was not allowed to have its proper and equitable share of representation in the government at Richmond; and

Whereas, That this arrangement arguably resulted in the tax dollars of Trans-Allegheny Virginia being used to enrich the Tidewater through internal improvements which did not benefit the people of Western Virginia, while the people of the Trans-Allegheny had little to no say in how their tax dollars were allocated; and

Whereas, Though this course led to an irreconcilable division, and the subsequent formation of West Virginia, yet, the longstanding peaceful cooperation between this State and the Commonwealth of Virginia is a sign that such separation, undertaken even under the most challenging and onerous of circumstances, can, with the passage of time, yield lasting results which are beneficial to both sides; and

Whereas, In the intervening years, the same neglect for the interests of many of the remaining counties of the Commonwealth of Virginia has allegedly been evidenced by the government at Richmond; and

Whereas, Particularly, many citizens of the Southside, the Shenandoah Valley, Southwestern Virginia, and the Piedmont contend that an inequitable measure of taxation exists by which they bear a disproportionate share of the present tax burden of the Commonwealth; and

Whereas, The people of the Southside, the Shenandoah Valley, Southwestern Virginia, and the Piedmont also believe that, currently, a scheme of representation exists by which the citizens of Southside, the Shenandoah Valley, Southwestern Virginia, and the Piedmont do not have a proper share of representation in the government at Richmond; and, consequently

Whereas, The people of the Southside, the Shenandoah Valley, Southwestern Virginia, and the Piedmont believe that their tax dollars are used to enrich the Tidewater and Northern Virginia through internal improvements which do not benefit the people of these other parts of Virginia, while the people of these other parts of Virginia have little to no say in how their tax dollars are allocated; and

Whereas, In recent days, these tensions have been compounded by a perception of contempt on the part of the government at Richmond for the differences in certain fundamental political and societal principles which prevail between the varied counties and cities of that Commonwealth; and

Whereas, In the latest, and most evident, in this string of grievances, the government at Richmond now seeks to place intolerable restraints upon the rights guaranteed under the Second Amendment of the United States Constitution to the citizens of that Commonwealth; and

Whereas, The Legislative body of West Virginia believes that this latest action defies the wise counsel which has come down to us in the august words of our common Virginia Founders: as the government at Richmond now repudiates the counsel of that tribune of liberty, Patrick Henry-who stated to the Virginia Ratifying Convention in 1788 that “The great object is that every man be armed. Everyone who is able might have a gun”; and

Whereas, The government at Richmond now repudiates the counsel of a Signer of the Declaration and premier advocate of American independence, Richard Henry Lee-who stated in The Federal Farmer that “To preserve liberty, it is essential that the whole body of the people always possess arms”; and

Whereas, The government at Richmond now repudiates the counsel of that zealous guardian of our inherent rights, George Mason-who stated that “To disarm the people…[i]s the most effectual way to enslave them”; and

Whereas, The government at Richmond now repudiates the counsel of the declaimer of our independence and theoretician of our freedoms, Thomas Jefferson-who stated in his first draft of the Virginia Constitution, that “No free man shall ever be debarred the use of arms”; and

Whereas, The Boards of Supervisors of many Virginia counties and the Councils of many Virginia cities have recognized this dangerous departure from the doctrine of the Founders on the part of the government at Richmond; and

Whereas, These Boards of Supervisors and Councils have passed resolutions refusing to countenance what they affirm are unwarranted and unconstitutional measures by that government to infringe the firearm rights of Virginians; and

Whereas, The actions of the government at Richmond undertaken since the recent general election have, regrettably, resulted in unproductive contention and escalating a lamentable state of civic tension; and

Whereas, That, as has been proven in numerous instances, such as have been observed internationally in more recent times with the peaceful dissolutions of Czechoslovakia and the Soviet Union, and the creation of South Sudan, or, earlier in Virginia’s own history, with the formation of Kentucky, the peaceful partition of neighboring peoples can occur, and, is often very beneficial to both sides in reducing tensions and improving the tenor of discourse over ongoing political and societal differences; and

Whereas, Article VI, Section 11 of The Constitution of the State of West Virginia explicitly permits additional territory to be admitted into, and become part of this state, with the consent of the Legislature and of a majority of the qualified voters of the state; and

Whereas, In a spirit of conciliation, the Legislature of West Virginia hereby extends an invitation to our fellow Virginians who wish to do so, to join us in our noble experiment of 156 years of separation from the government at Richmond; and, we extend an invitation to any constituent county or city of the Commonwealth of Virginia to be admitted to the body politic of the State of West Virginia, under the conditions set forth in our state Constitution, specifically, with the consent of a majority of the voters of such county or city voting upon such proposition; and we hereby covenant that their many grievances shall be addressed, and, we further covenant with them that their firearms rights shall be protected to the fullest extent possible under our Federal and State Constitutions; and

Whereas, Providing that the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Virginia shall give its assent to any county or independent city presently part of the Commonwealth of Virginia having the opportunity and ability to do so, therefore, be it

Resolved by the Legislature of West Virginia.

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