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H.R.138 Large Capacity Ammunition Feeding Device Act, 113th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Jan 25, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations.

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  • 92% of users oppose H.R.138

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    92% of users on OpenCongress.org, a free, non-partisan resource, oppose H.R.138.
  • H.R.138 has been viewed 7,649 times

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    Supporting Organizations

    • New Yorkers Against Gun Violence

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    • Center for American Progress

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    • National Association for Gun Rights

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    • National Rifle Association

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    • Firearms Policy Coalition

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      I know that the organization Firearms Policy Coalition opposes H.R.138

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    Highest Rated User Comments

    • On January 04, 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 04, 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! "
    • On January 10, 2013, by 530i - This seems absurd on its face. If you already own them, you become a criminal without taking any action. Once law, they can't be transferred, so they would have to be destroyed? More importantly, where does the federal government derive the authority to say what we can and can't own? This can only be done at the state level. Possession certainly does not affect interstate commerce, the Feds favorite catch-all. ...maybe its in the Good and Plenty clause of the constitution... Also, is the goal really just to reduce the body counts at mass shootings, as this Bill suggests? 25 dead is too much, but 10 dead is a number gov't can live with? How about stop advertising schools as Gun Free Zones where mass shooters know their will be no resistance.

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      As noted by 530i, a user on OpenCongress.org, on January 10, 2013, "This seems absurd on its face. If you already own them, you become a criminal without taking any action. Once law, they can't be transferred, so they would have to be destroyed? More importantly, where does the federal government derive the authority to say what we can and can't own? This can only be done at the state level. Possession certainly does not affect interstate commerce, the Feds favorite catch-all. ...maybe its in the Good and Plenty clause of the constitution... Also, is the goal really just to reduce the body counts at mass shootings, as this Bill suggests? 25 dead is too much, but 10 dead is a number gov't can live with? How about stop advertising schools as Gun Free Zones where mass shooters know their will be no resistance. "
    • On January 07, 2013, by SherlockHolmes67 - Gun control only serves to benefit the criinals and create government tyrany. Gun control has destroyed many countries while allowing tyrants to keep power. Look how well gun control worked for Hitler. The Democrats are the new Nazi party.

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      As noted by SherlockHolmes67, a user on OpenCongress.org, on January 07, 2013, "Gun control only serves to benefit the criinals and create government tyrany. Gun control has destroyed many countries while allowing tyrants to keep power. Look how well gun control worked for Hitler. The Democrats are the new Nazi party."

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    • H.R.138 To prohibit the transfer or possession of large capacity ammunition feeding devices, and for other purposes. - January 04, 2013 by OpenCongress - Use the options to the right to narrow down your search results. The easiest way to email your members of Congress This Bill currently has no wiki content. If you would like to create a wiki entry for this bill, please Login, and then select the wiki tab

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