By Bob Owens
For firearms bans and confiscation to work, governments must first know who has the firearms they want to ban. In the 21st century, that means collecting the information in databases. From there, it’s a slippery slope of how that collected information is shared, and that can rapidly lead to Very Bad Things.
Rabidly anti-gun Hawaii is now pushing to be the first state in the nation to tie their firearms registry to a FBI database in a chilling move that should terrify every citizen concerned over the obvious potential for abuse of power.
Hawaii could become the first state in the United States to enter gun owners into an FBI database that will automatically notify police if an island resident is arrested anywhere else in the country.
Most people entered in the “Rap Back” database elsewhere in the U.S. are those in “positions of trust,” such as school teachers and bus drivers, said Stephen Fischer of the FBI’s Criminal Justice Information Services Division. Hawaii could be the first state to add gun owners.
“I don’t like the idea of us being entered into a database. It basically tells us that they know where the guns are, they can go grab them” said …Read the Rest
Source:: Bearing Arms