Further Creeping Attempts
at Infringing on Gun Rights

By Dean Weingarten. April 10th, 2019
Original Source

The Democrats in the House of Representatives are attempting to expand the number of classes of people prohibited from exercising Constitutionally protected Second Amendment rights. Those prohibitions have been added to H.R. 1585, a re-authorization of the Violence Against Women Act. The Act had not previously been used to restrict gun ownership. Speaker Nancy Pelosi has added the infringements to the current bill.

In 1968, the number of classes of prohibited possessors, those people who were not allowed to possess or own firearms, was greatly expanded. Before 1968, the classes of people who could not possess firearms were decided by state law.

When the Gun Control Act of 1968 was passed, six categories of people who were not allowed to purchase firearms from federal dealers were created. The list included categories which did not exist in most states. The categories were these:   .....

The assault on the Second Amendment and people's gun rights continues - as has happened before, by squeezing in 'gun-control' matters within another bill - a deceitful ploy. The left is flexing its anti-gun muscles now it has the house and no doubt this will continue, but we have to stay very alert to every single trick attempted as rights are egregiously attacked .


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