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H.R.21 NRA Members' Gun Safety Act of 2013, 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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  • Committee Assignment: House Committee on the Judiciary - Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations

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Bill Statistics on OpenCongress

  • 9% of users support H.R.21

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    9% of users on OpenCongress.org, a free, non-partisan resource, support H.R.21.
  • H.R.21 has been viewed 11,268 times

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    Supporting Organizations

    • Center for American Progress

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    Opposing Organizations

    • 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.21
    • National Association for Gun Rights

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      I know that the organization National Association for Gun Rights opposes H.R.21

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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 09, 2013, by mhicaoidh - The official bill text can be seen by clicking on the link here, which then has a link over to THOMAS (as OpenCongress doesn't appear to have the text yet); or, you can use this link: http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/query/z?c113:H.R.21:

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      As noted by mhicaoidh, a user on OpenCongress.org, on January 09, 2013, "The official bill text can be seen by clicking on the link here, which then has a link over to THOMAS (as OpenCongress doesn't appear to have the text yet); or, you can use this link: http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/query/z?c113:H.R.21:"
    • On January 15, 2013, by lemate45 - You think they would not pass a bill without knowing what is in it ! They just passed the Obama Healthcare Bill. They had no clue what was in it---Tax increases, Gun control, and about 9,000 other things that should not have been in there. Remember this ---We have to pass the bill to know what is in it. Democrats leader. These Senators and Congressmen pass bills and have no idea what they have passed in any bill. Respectfully feoliocifoico

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      As noted by lemate45, a user on OpenCongress.org, on January 15, 2013, " You think they would not pass a bill without knowing what is in it ! They just passed the Obama Healthcare Bill. They had no clue what was in it---Tax increases, Gun control, and about 9,000 other things that should not have been in there. Remember this ---We have to pass the bill to know what is in it. Democrats leader. These Senators and Congressmen pass bills and have no idea what they have passed in any bill. Respectfully feoliocifoico"

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    Highly Rated News Articles

    • NATION: Gun control: 11 bills already introduced in Congress - January 14, 2013 by Dearborn Press & Guide - Below, a closer look at the 11 proposals. H.R. 21: NRA Members' Gun Safety Act of 2013 Sponsor: Rep. Jim Moran (D-Va.) Co-sponsors: None What it would do: Require background checks for all gun sales, closing the gun-show loophole. Require background checks

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      As noted by Dearborn Press & Guide on January 14, 2013, "Below, a closer look at the 11 proposals. H.R. 21: NRA Members' Gun Safety Act of 2013 Sponsor: Rep. Jim Moran (D-Va.) Co-sponsors: None What it would do: Require background checks for all gun sales, closing the gun-show loophole. Require background checks" (http://www.pressandguide.com/articles/2013/01/14/news/doc50f064b31dae9608202406.txt)
    • Feinstein Gun Ban Just Tip of Iceberg! - January 12, 2013 by mbd.scout.com - H.R. 21 would ban all private firearms transfers. H.R. 34 & H.R. 117 are both gun registration bills overriding long standing protections of gun owner privacy. Remember, this fight is not just limited to the halls of Congress.  Already dozens of states ..

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      As noted by mbd.scout.com on January 12, 2013, "H.R. 21 would ban all private firearms transfers. H.R. 34 & H.R. 117 are both gun registration bills overriding long standing protections of gun owner privacy. Remember, this fight is not just limited to the halls of Congress.  Already dozens of states .." (http://mbd.scout.com/mb.aspx?s=7&f=1405&t=11168779)
    • First bills of new Congress are often odd -- and old - January 09, 2013 by 12 WTLV - The bill is H.R. 21 - bill numbers 1-20 have not yet been assigned. The first 10 are reserved for majority leadership to attach to their priority bills; the next 10 are for minority leadership.

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      As noted by 12 WTLV on January 09, 2013, "The bill is H.R. 21 - bill numbers 1-20 have not yet been assigned. The first 10 are reserved for majority leadership to attach to their priority bills; the next 10 are for minority leadership." (http://www.firstcoastnews.com/news/article/291265/483/First-bills-of-new-Congress-are-often-odd----and-old)
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