Now where's the voice of reason disagreeing with the president?
Obama vs Gibson Guitar Democrat Congressman: California Democrat Congressman Eric Swalwell is calling for government confiscation of all semi-automatic rifles. In other words, every rifle in America.
I know he's running for president in a [very] crowded field and has to strain to get noticed. But between this and shrugging off death threats aimed at Susan Collins, it seems like there must be a better way.
Government can always nuke resistant gun-owners. He isn't arguing for a "ban" of sales or imports, in the vein of the Federal Assault Weapons Ban offor example.
He is arguing for federal confiscation of millions of weapons that the federal government may arbitrarily deem too deadly for individual Americans to own.
As should be clear to anyone, the prospect of such legislation implies two distinct outcomes. Federal agents would be forced to physically visit Americans' homes to seize their weapons if they choose not to surrender or "sell" them to the government, and there will be a penalty of violence for a failure to comply.
According to the Associated Press, Kelly, who has called the law the "adoption discrimination" measure, "said she will have her staff review how far the state can go to avoid enforcing the law.
Smith Canteen's owner, Kerry Diamond, posted about the ironic incident on Facebook, claiming the sign has been in the same spot for the past seven years.
And yet we have raised a generation of Americans who are not familiar with it. This self-destruction of our popular constitutional culture has gone hand-in-hand with another dangerous trend.
With civic awareness at dismal lows, the people's unique relationship to the Constitution has also been systematically usurped by lawyers and legal elites. The simple reality is that from judicial appointments to pop culture, from schools to restaurants, from sports to internet searches, to nearly everything in contemporary life, the political left is waging an ideological war.
So conservatives and libertarians may not be interested in the politicization of all things, but the left's politicization of all things is interested in them. More ominously, that same expanding leftism has entered social realms of greater consequence to everyday Americans, including internet searches and banking.
The incident occurred on Aug. Michalski was ultimately charged with receiving and possessing child pornography. The search uncovered related Kik conversations, including a chat with someone who was really an undercover officer. Only some data was obtained from the iPhone however as the FBI didn't have Michalski's passcode, which put up roadblocks for forensic tools after the device had been locked for more than an hour.The Absolute Last Right that we retain as Free Citizens of the United States of America is a tenuous grip on the Second Amendment.
When Dissent is considered a criminal and/or Terrorist act, then the First Amendment is dead, broken, and gone.
main issue with a biometric ID card; the profound change in the relation of power between the citizen and the state, as noted by the French NGO coalition in a press release published on 20 June Whether racial profiling is ever justifiable in the interests of national security is another issue.
The general public seems to have accepted FRS technology without questioning to what extent it infringes upon individual rights and freedoms. Decrying ‘Lip Service’ to United Nations Ideals, Speakers Declare Time for New Direction, Embracing Era of Engagement.
While the United Nations had been founded on the belief that States could. In an era where States are increasingly challenging the logic of simply assimilating refugees to their own citizens, questions are now being raised about whether refugees should be allowed to enjoy freedom of movement, to work, to access public welfare programs, or to be reunited with family members.
Civil rights groups have warned a vast, powerful system allowing the near real-time matching of citizens’ facial images risks a “profound chilling effect” on protest and dissent.