The Obama administration is preparing new, unconstitutional gun regulations. The Department of Justice, headed by newly confirmed, property grabbing, racist Loretta Lynch is working on “more than a dozen” new gun regulations that will be sought to be implemented by November completely apart from Congress. Other regulations will be attempted by the end of the Obama administration.
The Hill reports:
The regulations range from new restrictions on high-powered pistols to gun storage requirements. Chief among them is a renewed effort to keep guns out of the hands of people who are mentally unstable or have been convicted of domestic abuse.
Gun safety advocates have been calling for such reforms since the Sandy Hook school shooting nearly three years ago in Newtown, Conn. They say keeping guns away from dangerous people is of primary importance.
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The Justice Department plans to issue new rules expanding criteria for people who do not qualify for gun ownership, according to the recently released Unified Agenda, which is a list of rules that federal agencies are developing.
Some of the rules come in response to President Obama’s call to reduce gun violence in the wake of Sandy Hook. He issued 23 executive actions shortly after the shooting aimed at keeping guns away from dangerous people, and some of those items remain incomplete.
That’s not all. Gun Owners of America‘s Michael Hammond warned that the above reference to “criteria” could bar someone from owning a gun “who spanked his kid, or yelled at his wife, or slapped her husband.”
“The Obama administration is trying very hard to disqualify people from owning a gun on the basis that they are seeing a psychologist,” he added.
As for the mental health, I have been warning “conservatives” since before the time of Sandy Hook not to fall for that line of thinking because, again, no authority has been given to the feds to restrict arms in any way (Yeah, I know I sound like a broken record, but this is part of the problem of arguing about something that is unconstitutional without bringing in the Constitution to stop the debate.).
At least now the NRA gets it and recognizes such measures are “snares [for] masses of mostly harmless individuals.”
“Not only is this unjust and stigmatizing, it creates disincentives for those who need mental health treatment to seek it, increasing whatever risks are associated with untreated mental illness,” the NRA said.
Let’s get one thing straight. I don’t care how many people are calling on the federal government to regulate guns, they have never been given authority to do so. Furthermore, since Congress is the legislative body, not the Executive Branch, then neither the President nor the Justice Department has any authority to write the law as they see fit.
National Association for Gun Rights’ Vice President of Political Affairs Luke O’Dell said, “It’s clear President Obama is beginning his final assault on our Second Amendment rights by forcing his anti-gun agenda on honest, law-abiding citizens through executive force.”
If you recall, following the Sandy Hook shooting Barack Obama came out in classic taqiyyah-style and claimed to be able to “respect the Second Amendment” while at the same time ignoring and undermining it.
“We can respect the Second Amendment while keeping an irresponsible law-breaking few from inflicting harm on a massive scale,” he said.
No, Obama, you cannot. As soon as you write and enforce executive orders on a subject which you have not been given authority over, you are not respecting the Second Amendment. You are breaking the law, and as such, you should be impeached, then charges should be brought against you for breaking the law and a just punishment rendered.
However, Congress is of no help in this matter. We have too many would-be leaders running around more concerned with their sound bytes and political fundraisers than engaging in impeachment.
This move by the Obama administration has absolutely nothing to do with stopping crime. In fact, their fingerprints are all over the crimes in Baltimore and Ferguson, as well as a plethora of crimes in Washington, from Operation Fast and Furious (Talk about keeping guns out of criminals hands… this administration was placing them in their hands!) to the IRS being used as a political weapon against political dissent, to Benghazi and Extortion 17.
Complicit in all of this will be the unconstitutional Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (BATFE), whose fast track to ban the highly popular M855 “green tips” ammunition was immediately pushed back against by the American people, which later Democrats wanted to revive.
With or without Congress, these would be unconstitutional as the Second Amendment is clear that the rights of the people to keep and bear arms are not to be infringed. For those who don’t understand English, that also includes regulations.
Additionally, we have these ten Republican senators for putting a constitution violator in the position of Attorney General: Kelly Ayotte (NH), Orrin Hatch (UT), Lindsey Graham (SC), Susan Collins (ME), Jeff Flake (AZ), Mark Kirk (IL), Rob Portman (OH), Thad Cochran (MS), Ron Johnson (WI) and Mitch McConnell (KY).