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S.150 Assault Weapons Ban of 2013, 113th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Mar 14, 2013 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 27.

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  • Committee Assignment: Senate Committee on the Judiciary - the Constitution, Civil Rights and Human Rights

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    Highest Rated User Comments

    • On January 25, 2013, by ryanesexton - I oppose any bill that tries to limit my Rights. Support of any Bill that infringes on my constitutionally protected rights is punishable under USC › Title 18 › Part I › Chapter 13 › § 241 Conspiracy against rights If two or more persons conspire to injure, oppress, threaten, or intimidate any person in any State, Territory, Commonwealth, Possession, or District in the free exercise or enjoyment of any right or privilege secured to him by the Constitution or laws of the United States, or because of his having so exercised the same; They shall be fined under this title or imprisoned not more than ten years, or both; and if death results from the acts committed in violation of this section … may be sentenced to death. Feel free to contact me and I will be more than happy to give you a primer on the United States Constitution, the Bill of Rights, and what the term Freedom means. Sincerely, SSG Ryan Sexton United States Army

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      As noted by ryanesexton, a user on OpenCongress.org, on January 25, 2013, " I oppose any bill that tries to limit my Rights. Support of any Bill that infringes on my constitutionally protected rights is punishable under USC › Title 18 › Part I › Chapter 13 › § 241 Conspiracy against rights If two or more persons conspire to injure, oppress, threaten, or intimidate any person in any State, Territory, Commonwealth, Possession, or District in the free exercise or enjoyment of any right or privilege secured to him by the Constitution or laws of the United States, or because of his having so exercised the same; They shall be fined under this title or imprisoned not more than ten years, or both; and if death results from the acts committed in violation of this section … may be sentenced to death. Feel free to contact me and I will be more than happy to give you a primer on the United States Constitution, the Bill of Rights, and what the term Freedom means. Sincerely, SSG Ryan Sexton United States Army "
    • On January 26, 2013, by opensex - We [...] are literally heartbroken for the loved ones [...] With the number of mass shootings America has endured, it is easy to demonize firearms; it is also foolish and prejudiced. [...] criminals who commit mass murders, will always exploit valuable instruments in the pursuit of evil. [...] lawful violence must sometimes be employed to deter and stop criminal violence. Consequently, the citizenry must continue its ability to keep and bear arms, including arms that adequately protect them from all types of illegality. [...] As you deliberate, please remember [...] the Constitution, and its accompanying Bill of Rights, [...] protect[s] citizens from all forms of tyrannical subjugation. [...] No federal official will be permitted to descend upon our constituents and take from them what the Bill of Rights [...] has given them. [We will] defend the Constitution of the United States, and we are prepared to trade our lives for the preservation of its traditional interpretation.

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      As noted by opensex, a user on OpenCongress.org, on January 26, 2013, "We [...] are literally heartbroken for the loved ones [...] With the number of mass shootings America has endured, it is easy to demonize firearms; it is also foolish and prejudiced. [...] criminals who commit mass murders, will always exploit valuable instruments in the pursuit of evil. [...] lawful violence must sometimes be employed to deter and stop criminal violence. Consequently, the citizenry must continue its ability to keep and bear arms, including arms that adequately protect them from all types of illegality. [...] As you deliberate, please remember [...] the Constitution, and its accompanying Bill of Rights, [...] protect[s] citizens from all forms of tyrannical subjugation. [...] No federal official will be permitted to descend upon our constituents and take from them what the Bill of Rights [...] has given them. [We will] defend the Constitution of the United States, and we are prepared to trade our lives for the preservation of its traditional interpretation."
    • On January 26, 2013, by Patriot16 - I think that it is disgusting that these politicians exploit tragedies to advance their unconstitutional anti-2nd Amendment agenda. They will try to convince us that we should sacrifice safety for liberty. If we fall for their propaganda we will have neither safety nor liberty. The 2nd Amendment provides a check and balance to the Government protecting free citizens from potential tyranny. This right is not to be confused with hunting and sport. These politicians have an invested interest in disarming the public. Remember that when they say “you don’t need that to hunt.” They are not to tell us what we need or don’t need.They are to serve their country, constituents, and follow the Constitution of the United States!

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      As noted by Patriot16, a user on OpenCongress.org, on January 26, 2013, "I think that it is disgusting that these politicians exploit tragedies to advance their unconstitutional anti-2nd Amendment agenda. They will try to convince us that we should sacrifice safety for liberty. If we fall for their propaganda we will have neither safety nor liberty. The 2nd Amendment provides a check and balance to the Government protecting free citizens from potential tyranny. This right is not to be confused with hunting and sport. These politicians have an invested interest in disarming the public. Remember that when they say “you don’t need that to hunt.” They are not to tell us what we need or don’t need.They are to serve their country, constituents, and follow the Constitution of the United States!"

    Highly Rated Blog Articles

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • A list of gun bills pending in Congress and the California Legislature - March 08, 2013 by The San Jose Mercury News - ...the permit, and demonstrate that he/she is worthy of public trust. http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d113:s.00147: S. 150, the Assault Weapons Ban of 2013, by U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif. -- S.150 would ban semi-automatic weapons that can

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      As noted by The San Jose Mercury News on March 08, 2013, "...the permit, and demonstrate that he/she is worthy of public trust. http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d113:s.00147: S. 150, the Assault Weapons Ban of 2013, by U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif. -- S.150 would ban semi-automatic weapons that can " (http://www.mercurynews.com/nation-world/ci_22724226/list-gun-bills-pending-congress-and-california-legislature?source=rss_emailed)
    • A list of gun bills pending in Congress and the California Legislature - March 06, 2013 by Contra Costa Times - ...the permit, and demonstrate that he/she is worthy of public trust. http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d113:s.00147: S. 150, the Assault Weapons Ban of 2013, by U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif. -- S.150 would ban semi-automatic weapons that can

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      As noted by Contra Costa Times on March 06, 2013, "...the permit, and demonstrate that he/she is worthy of public trust. http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d113:s.00147: S. 150, the Assault Weapons Ban of 2013, by U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif. -- S.150 would ban semi-automatic weapons that can " (http://www.contracostatimes.com/breaking-news/ci_22724227/list-gun-bills-pending-congress-and-california-legislature?source=rss)
    • A list of gun bills pending in Congress and the California Legislature - March 05, 2013 by Marin Independent Journal - ...the permit, and demonstrate that he/she is worthy of public trust. http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d113:s.00147: S. 150, the Assault Weapons Ban of 2013, by U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif. -- S.150 would ban semi-automatic weapons that can

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      As noted by Marin Independent Journal on March 05, 2013, "...the permit, and demonstrate that he/she is worthy of public trust. http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d113:s.00147: S. 150, the Assault Weapons Ban of 2013, by U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif. -- S.150 would ban semi-automatic weapons that can " (http://www.marinij.com/ci_22724226/list-gun-bills-pending-congress-and-california-legislature?source=rss_viewed)
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