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H.R.1022 Assault Weapons Ban and Law Enforcement Protection Act of 2007, 110th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Mar 19, 2007 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.

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  • Committee Assignment: House Committee on the Judiciary

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  • Committee Assignment: House Committee on the Judiciary - Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations

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  • 7% of users support H.R.1022

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    7% of users on OpenCongress.org, a free, non-partisan resource, support H.R.1022.
  • H.R.1022 has been viewed 27,163 times

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    OpenCongress Bill Summary

    • This bill greatly expands the list of federally prohibited weapons. The definition of a semiautomatic assault weapon is broadened in the bill to include many guns that are currently legal. The text of this bill contains a long list of specific guns that would become illegal to possess if it were enacted. Additionally, it would make the private transfer of any assault weapon illegal.

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      Here's a summary from OpenCongress.org: This bill greatly expands the list of federally prohibited weapons. The definition of a semiautomatic assault weapon is broadened in the bill to include many guns that are currently legal. The text of this bill contains a long list of specific guns that would become illegal to possess if it were enacted. Additionally, it would make the private transfer of any assault weapon illegal.

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    Highest Rated User Comments

    • On September 06, 2008, by tammyandruss - stand strong against any such bills, this is bigger than any other ban it includes every gun you would want and need for protecting our homes

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      As noted by tammyandruss, a user on OpenCongress.org, on September 06, 2008, "stand strong against any such bills, this is bigger than any other ban it includes every gun you would want and need for protecting our homes"
    • On November 06, 2008, by mason1 - What is this Crap, All they are Protecting are the Criminals, If everyone Carried, Like they do in some states, There would be a lot less crime. I know I was a CID in the Marines for over 12 Years and the Crime would go down very low when every one was permitted to carry, The shooters at the Collages would think twice if those adults where trained in firing courses and allowed to carry concealed. Perhaps the trained ROTC Students. The Cops Can NOT protect us they just come when we call, and inventory the DEAD, Oh well, its a shame, someone should have had a cop in the classroom. WE ARE NOT PROTECTING THE PUBLIC, WE ARE PROTECTING THE CRIMINALS..... Bill M.

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      As noted by mason1, a user on OpenCongress.org, on November 06, 2008, "What is this Crap, All they are Protecting are the Criminals, If everyone Carried, Like they do in some states, There would be a lot less crime. I know I was a CID in the Marines for over 12 Years and the Crime would go down very low when every one was permitted to carry, The shooters at the Collages would think twice if those adults where trained in firing courses and allowed to carry concealed. Perhaps the trained ROTC Students. The Cops Can NOT protect us they just come when we call, and inventory the DEAD, Oh well, its a shame, someone should have had a cop in the classroom. WE ARE NOT PROTECTING THE PUBLIC, WE ARE PROTECTING THE CRIMINALS..... Bill M. "
    • On October 16, 2008, by Anonymous - There is no tangible proof that this sort of thing does anything except restrict the rights of Citizens further. Crimes committed with these weapons are miniscule. More attention to enforcement of exsisting laws, certain punishment of violators and the return of reason are what we need.

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      As noted by Anonymous, a user on OpenCongress.org, on October 16, 2008, "There is no tangible proof that this sort of thing does anything except restrict the rights of Citizens further. Crimes committed with these weapons are miniscule. More attention to enforcement of exsisting laws, certain punishment of violators and the return of reason are what we need."

    Highly Rated Blog Articles

    • H.R.1022: Buffalo Soldiers in the National Parks Study Act - U.S. ... - March 08, 2011 by opencongress.org - Or, if you know of a news article about this bill to display here, email us the web address of this page and the web address of your suggested news article: Our editorial team will post relevant links as quickly as possible. Thanks for helping to build pub

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      As noted by opencongress.org on March 08, 2011, "Or, if you know of a news article about this bill to display here, email us the web address of this page and the web address of your suggested news article: Our editorial team will post relevant links as quickly as possible. Thanks for helping to build pub" (http://www.opencongress.org/bill/112-h1022/show)
    • Democrats' proposed gun ban list revealed | Buckeye Firearms ... - January 07, 2009 by Buckeye Firearms Association - Slipping below the radar (or under the short-term memory cap), the Democrats have already leaked a gun-ban list, even under the Bush administration when they knew full well it had no chance of passage (HR 1022, 110th Congress). ...

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      As noted by Buckeye Firearms Association on January 07, 2009, "Slipping below the radar (or under the short-term memory cap), the Democrats have already leaked a gun-ban list, even under the Bush administration when they knew full well it had no chance of passage (HR 1022, 110th Congress). ..." (http://www.buckeyefirearms.org/node/6376)
    • The Guns Network LLC ~ Discussion Forums - Dimokratik Congress ... - January 06, 2009 by The Guns Network LLC ~ Discussion Forums - The submission is H.R. 1022 by New York Democrat Carolyn McCarthy and 67 co-sponsors. It was introduced in February 2007 and the next month referred to the House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism and Homeland Security, ...

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      As noted by The Guns Network LLC ~ Discussion Forums on January 06, 2009, "The submission is H.R. 1022 by New York Democrat Carolyn McCarthy and 67 co-sponsors. It was introduced in February 2007 and the next month referred to the House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism and Homeland Security, ..." (http://www.gunsnet.net/forums/showthread.php?t=350813&goto=newpost)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • Clinton: Weaknesses in poll aren't who she is - October 06, 2007 by DesMoinesRegister.com, IA - Bills like HR.1022 would ban all firearms suited for home defense. Look it up if you don't believe me. She says gun control protects children. ...

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      As noted by DesMoinesRegister.com, IA on October 06, 2007, "Bills like HR.1022 would ban all firearms suited for home defense. Look it up if you don't believe me. She says gun control protects children. ..." (http://desmoinesregister.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20071007/NEWS/71007013/1056/NEWS09)
    • NICS Improvement Amendments Act, Not Gun Control - June 24, 2007 by Hawaii Reporter, HI - She has introduced another bill, HR 1022, which represents the most sweeping gun ban in history. But Rep. McCarthy is not the only co-sponsor of HR 2640. ...

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      As noted by Hawaii Reporter, HI on June 24, 2007, "She has introduced another bill, HR 1022, which represents the most sweeping gun ban in history. But Rep. McCarthy is not the only co-sponsor of HR 2640. ..." (http://www.hawaiireporter.com/story.aspx?5cca6379-95ca-4361-b588-29044ed87ce7)
    • Our View - Monday - June 09, 2007 by Colorado Springs Gazette, CO - HR 1022, a bill that would reinstate the so-called assault weapons ban that expired in 2004, would give the US attorney general the sole authority to decide ...

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      As noted by Colorado Springs Gazette, CO on June 09, 2007, "HR 1022, a bill that would reinstate the so-called assault weapons ban that expired in 2004, would give the US attorney general the sole authority to decide ..." (http://www.gazette.com/opinion/don_23484___article.html/knives_government.html)
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