By David Codrea
U.S.A. – -(Ammoland.com)- “The introduction of the bipartisan background checks bill in the House today marks a critical first step toward strengthening America’s gun laws and making our country a better place to live, work, study, worship and play,” Gabby Giffords claimed in a Tuesday press release. That brief statement holds two lies and a true threat that exposes another lie.
The first lie is that this latest assault on “shall not be infringed” is any kind of “first step.” NFA ’34, GCA ’68, FOPA ’86. The Brady Act, the Clinton gun ban, the Bush import ban, and thousands of state and municipal diktats later, and the gun-grabbers are still parroting old talking points like this one from 45 years ago:
“We’re going to have to take one step at a time, and the first step is necessarily — given the political realities — going to be very modest. . . . [W]e’ll have to start working again …Read the Rest