It’s not about guns, but senate missed the message

Begin by turning off spigot of unable-to-be-vetted “refugees” from terror sponsoring countries

Disarming Americans is tough work. The U.S. Senate spent Monday evening trying to enact controls on the Second Amendment rights of American citizens in response to the most recent ISIS inspired massacre in Orlando.

Political shenanigans were the order of the day in an effort to constrain law-abiding citizens as those elected to represent us pursue their bizarre scheme ostensibly to “prevent further mass shootings.” Heritage Foundation offers a far superior plan on how to prevent another domestic terror attack: “Implement counter terrorism policies.”

The executive director of the National Rifle Association Institute for Legislative Action (NRA-ILA), Chris W. Cox, summed up the farcical maneuvering with these words:

“Today, the American people witnessed an embarrassing display in the United States Senate. President Obama and his allies proved they are more interested in playing politics than addressing their failure to keep Americans safe from the threat of radical Islamic terrorism.

We all agree that terrorists should not be allowed to purchase or possess firearms. We should all agree that law-abiding Americans who are wrongly put on a secret government list should not be denied their constitutional right to due process. These are not mutually exclusive ideas.  It is shocking that the safety of the American people is taking a backseat to political theatre.”

Cox’ full statement can be read here.

Erich Pratt. Executive Director of Gun Owners of America, sent this letter to Senators, which included a survey of over 15,000 law-enforcement personnel illustrating that our first responders believe that armed civilians, not gun control, will make Americans safer. 


10 Responses to It’s not about guns, but senate missed the message

  1. jakesez says:

    This new attack on the second amendment seems to be predicated upon the person whos rights are being restricted bring placed upon a watch list of some sort or another. The person involved is placed on this watch list by some governmental bureaucrat using internal information from whatever source. I am reminded of the IRS using the same sort of internal information, coupled with political influence, to grant or not grant 501K status to conservative groups. Wasn’t right then and it isn’t right now.

    Do we really want our government to be able to grant or rescind our God given rights based upon which political party you support? They is also talk concerning the restriction of our first amendment rights to free speech. If you are a denier of climate change, there are some politicians and their followers who want to bring charges against you. France has laws that will keep you off the national ballot if you are not on the correct side of certain issues such as woman’s rights. Have we not have enough of this political power abuse without giving more of it to both unelected and elected officials?

  2. Patriot Dad says:

    The US Senate is taking the wrong path in attempting to restrain our Second Amendment rights. It’s clear we can no longer deceive ourselves into thinking any of them care.

    Switzerland has a gun policy that works! Everyone is armed. Shooting is considered a wholesome family sport. Despite its neutral and peaceful image, Switzerland has a strong military tradition. It’s Europe’s best-armed nation, where every male citizen under 50 years old is a reserve soldier.

  3. Saguaro Sam says:

    “It’s not about guns. . .”

    The day before the Orlando massacre, several male foreigners in Philadelphia beat the crap out of patrons at the famous Geno’s cheesesteak diner. They said that they were from ISIS and got away in two cars bearing NJ tags and being driven by females.

    It was all caught on high quality surveillance video, but just being reported today.

    Don’t forget about what USAG Loretta Lynch said at the Muslim Advocates Annual Dinner just a few days after the San Bernadino terrorist attack: Her “biggest fear” is anti-muslim intolerance.
    And she promised to prosecute Americans for hate speech against muslims. This was televised on C-SPAN.

    • Kent says:

      Lynch is right in worrying about “anti-Muslim intolerance.” She needs to acknowledge it’s being fomented by Muslims themselves, both the violent extremists and the all too silent adherents who should speak out against the acts of terrorists, but remain mute.

  4. Conservative Since Birth says:

    I haven’t seen this latest outrage on the nightly network news:

    Three Syrian “Refugees” Rape Little Girl at Knifepoint in Idaho »

    We’re too busy arguing about guns when we should stop the endless parade of Syrian Muslim “refugees.”

  5. Conservative Since Birth says:

    Obama had 38 Syrians delivered to Arizona shortly after the Orlando terror attack.

    BBC Suppressed Report Of ‘Sex Assault’ Of 14-Year-Old By ‘Syrian Gang’ | HeatStreet

    Coming here soon. Will our news media hide it too? It’s already happening.

    • Kimball says:

      Positively puke worthy. Jeff Flake needs to be primaried. He comes up for reelection in 2017. I hope a conservative worthy of support is giving this race consideration.

      • Doc says:

        …he needs to have th’ TASTE SLAPPED OUTTA’ HIS MOUTH!
        THEN…he needs to be primaried…

  6. JCF says:

    What is the sum total that each one of these refugees costs our government (us) and for how long?