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S.1973 Gun Trafficking Prevention Act of 2012, 112th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Dec 08, 2011 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

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    • On January 31, 2012, by gunamok - Illegally selling Glocks, AK-47s etc. from the trunks of cars was not part of the nation's founders vision when adopting the Second Amendment. (In 1791.) Times change. Hundreds of millions of guns in the U.S., including a too-large number in the illegal market. Regulation required.

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      As noted by gunamok, a user on OpenCongress.org, on January 31, 2012, "Illegally selling Glocks, AK-47s etc. from the trunks of cars was not part of the nation's founders vision when adopting the Second Amendment. (In 1791.) Times change. Hundreds of millions of guns in the U.S., including a too-large number in the illegal market. Regulation required. "

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    • S. 1973: A bill to prevent gun trafficking in the United States….A ... - December 31, 2011 by Chris Woodard - S. 1973: A bill to prevent gun trafficking in the United States….A Fairy Tale with an arrowhead shaped tail. S. 1973: A bill to prevent gun trafficking in the United States. The text has finally appeared and it has to be seen, ...

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      As noted by Chris Woodard on December 31, 2011, "S. 1973: A bill to prevent gun trafficking in the United States….A Fairy Tale with an arrowhead shaped tail. S. 1973: A bill to prevent gun trafficking in the United States. The text has finally appeared and it has to be seen, ..." (http://constitutionwatch.wordpress.com/2011/12/31/s-1973-a-bill-to-prevent-gun-trafficking-in-the-united-states-a-fairy-tale-with-a-arrowhead-shaped-tail/)
    • Daily Border Bulletin - Issa's dubious ultimatum, Senate intros bill to ... - December 21, 2011 by Kristian Ramos - S.1973 To prevent gun trafficking in the United States Yesterday the Senate released legislation that would, among other things, curb gun trafficking from the United States into Mexico. Momentum Changing In Mexican ...

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      As noted by Kristian Ramos on December 21, 2011, "S.1973 To prevent gun trafficking in the United States Yesterday the Senate released legislation that would, among other things, curb gun trafficking from the United States into Mexico. Momentum Changing In Mexican ..." (http://ndn.org/blog/2011/12/daily-border-bulletin-issas-dubious-ultimatum-senate-intros-bill-prevent-gun-traffickin)
    • S. 1973: A bill to prevent gun trafficking in the United States ... - December 10, 2011 by Chris Woodard - S. 1973: A bill to prevent gun trafficking in the United States. 112th Congress: 2011-2012. Sponsor: Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand [D-NY]. Cosponsors: John Kerry [D-MA] Frank Lautenberg [D-NJ] Charles Schumer [D-NY]. Text: Since ...

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      As noted by Chris Woodard on December 10, 2011, "S. 1973: A bill to prevent gun trafficking in the United States. 112th Congress: 2011-2012. Sponsor: Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand [D-NY]. Cosponsors: John Kerry [D-MA] Frank Lautenberg [D-NJ] Charles Schumer [D-NY]. Text: Since ..." (http://constitutionwatch.wordpress.com/2011/12/10/s-1973-a-bill-to-prevent-gun-trafficking-in-the-united-states/)

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    • ERLC's Land announces retirement effective Oct. 2013 - July 31, 2012 by Town Hall - The CLC had never had a truly pro-life head since abortion had become a culture-cleaving issue in the 1960s, culminating in the U.S. Supreme Court's 1973 Roe v. Wade and Doe v. Bolton decisions legalizing the procedure for effectively any reason ...

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      As noted by Town Hall on July 31, 2012, "The CLC had never had a truly pro-life head since abortion had become a culture-cleaving issue in the 1960s, culminating in the U.S. Supreme Court's 1973 Roe v. Wade and Doe v. Bolton decisions legalizing the procedure for effectively any reason ..." (http://townhall.com/news/religion/2012/07/31/erlcs_land_announces_retirement_effective_oct_2013)
    • Arizona Law Criminalizing Abortions After 20 Weeks Is Upheld - July 30, 2012 by Businessweek - The law, set to take effect Aug. 2, was challenged by three doctors who said it’s preempted by the U.S. Supreme Court’s 1973 Roe v. Wade decision. The doctors sought a court order putting the measure on hold while their lawsuit proceeded.

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      As noted by Businessweek on July 30, 2012, "The law, set to take effect Aug. 2, was challenged by three doctors who said it’s preempted by the U.S. Supreme Court’s 1973 Roe v. Wade decision. The doctors sought a court order putting the measure on hold while their lawsuit proceeded." (http://www.businessweek.com/news/2012-07-30/arizona-law-criminalizing-some-abortions-not-halted-by-judge)
    • Justice Scalia steps up criticism of healthcare ruling - July 29, 2012 by Reuters - That ruling helped pave the way for the court's 1973 ruling legalizing abortion. "There is no right to privacy - no generalized right to privacy," Scalia said. "No one ever thought that the American people ever voted to prohibit limitations on abortion.

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      As noted by Reuters on July 29, 2012, "That ruling helped pave the way for the court's 1973 ruling legalizing abortion. "There is no right to privacy - no generalized right to privacy," Scalia said. "No one ever thought that the American people ever voted to prohibit limitations on abortion." (http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/07/29/us-usa-court-scalia-idUSBRE86S0OR20120729)
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