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S.1237 Denying Firearms and Explosives to Dangerous Terrorists Act of 2007, 110th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Apr 26, 2007 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

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  • 23% of users support S.1237

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    • On January 17, 2008, by Peacenick - Why shou;d an un elected official have the power to arbitrarily decide who is a terrorist?

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      As noted by Peacenick, a user on OpenCongress.org, on January 17, 2008, "Why shou;d an un elected official have the power to arbitrarily decide who is a terrorist? "
    • On January 26, 2008, by imbud - Alex, You might be considered a terrorist, because of your confusion, if this bill becomes law.

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      As noted by imbud, a user on OpenCongress.org, on January 26, 2008, "Alex, You might be considered a terrorist, because of your confusion, if this bill becomes law."
    • On January 15, 2008, by alex - Wait...maybe I'm not following here, but...isn't it already illegal to sell weapons to terrorists? Isn't just being a terrorist illegal? What exactly is a terrorist? so confused...

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      As noted by alex, a user on OpenCongress.org, on January 15, 2008, "Wait...maybe I'm not following here, but...isn't it already illegal to sell weapons to terrorists? Isn't just being a terrorist illegal? What exactly is a terrorist? so confused..."

    Highly Rated Blog Articles

    • S.1237: Homeless Women Veterans and Homeless Veterans with ... - June 11, 2009 by opencongress.org - Latest Major Action: 1/8/2009 Referred to House subcommittee. Status: Referred to the Subcommittee on Health. S.1237 : Homeless Women Veterans and Homeless Veterans with Children Act of 2009. A bill to amend title 38, United Stat. Source: Tuscon Citizen ..

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      As noted by opencongress.org on June 11, 2009, "Latest Major Action: 1/8/2009 Referred to House subcommittee. Status: Referred to the Subcommittee on Health. S.1237 : Homeless Women Veterans and Homeless Veterans with Children Act of 2009. A bill to amend title 38, United Stat. Source: Tuscon Citizen .." (http://www.opencongress.org/bill/111-s1237/show)
    • Oh yeah–this is the guy who will rein in the BATFE « Armed and Free - November 18, 2008 by Armed and Free - ... for which arms are suitable to be kept and borne); and who would, under the abomination of S. 1237/H.R. 2074 have the power to unilaterally deny a person’s ability to buy a firearm, on the basis of a suspicion that he’s a terrorist. ...

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      As noted by Armed and Free on November 18, 2008, "... for which arms are suitable to be kept and borne); and who would, under the abomination of S. 1237/H.R. 2074 have the power to unilaterally deny a person’s ability to buy a firearm, on the basis of a suspicion that he’s a terrorist. ..." (http://armedandfree.wordpress.com/2008/11/18/oh-yeah-this-is-the-guy-who-will-rein-in-the-batfe/)
    • Armed and Safe: Oh yeah--this is the guy who will rein in ... - November 16, 2008 by Armed and Safe - ... for which arms are suitable to be kept and borne); and who would, under the abomination of S. 1237/H.R. 2074 have the power to unilaterally deny a person's ability to buy a firearm, on the basis of a suspicion that he's a terrorist. ...

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      As noted by Armed and Safe on November 16, 2008, "... for which arms are suitable to be kept and borne); and who would, under the abomination of S. 1237/H.R. 2074 have the power to unilaterally deny a person's ability to buy a firearm, on the basis of a suspicion that he's a terrorist. ..." (http://armedandsafe.blogspot.com/2008/11/oh-yeah-this-is-guy-who-will-rein-in.html)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • Lautenberg, Bloomberg Announce Support For Bill NJ Senator ... - September 17, 2007 by All American Patriots (press release), Sweden - The bill, S. 1237 / HR 2074, was introduced by Sen. Lautenberg and Rep. Peter King (R-NY) and, for the first time, allows the Department of Justice to ...

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      As noted by All American Patriots (press release), Sweden on September 17, 2007, "The bill, S. 1237 / HR 2074, was introduced by Sen. Lautenberg and Rep. Peter King (R-NY) and, for the first time, allows the Department of Justice to ..." (http://www.allamericanpatriots.com/48732333_frank_lautenberg_lautenberg_bloomberg_announce_support_bill_nj_senator_sponsored_keep_guns_)
    • Nevada man arrested in hit-and-run fatality - September 14, 2007 by DesMoinesRegister.com, IA - S.1237 would allow denying firearms to anyone, for example liberals or conservatives. S.1331 would outlaw a long range caliber rifle. ...

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      As noted by DesMoinesRegister.com, IA on September 14, 2007, "S.1237 would allow denying firearms to anyone, for example liberals or conservatives. S.1331 would outlaw a long range caliber rifle. ..." (http://desmoinesregister.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20070915/NEWS/70915002/1001/SPORTS1403)
    • Dems Say Gonzales' Resignation Doesn't Absolve Administration - August 26, 2007 by CNSNews.com, VA - "We called upon General Gonzales to resign after publicly supporting S. 1237," Gottlieb recalled. "No attorney general should have the kind of power he was ...

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      As noted by CNSNews.com, VA on August 26, 2007, ""We called upon General Gonzales to resign after publicly supporting S. 1237," Gottlieb recalled. "No attorney general should have the kind of power he was ..." (http://www.cnsnews.com/ViewFlash.asp?Page=/ThisHour/Archive/NTH20070827y.html)
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