What is the future of CC? MERGED

What is the future of CC? MERGED

This is a discussion on What is the future of CC? MERGED within the Concealed Carry Issues & Discussions forums, part of the Defensive Carry Discussions category; Say the worst happens and Obama wins with an overwhelming majority in Congress. They start to pass all sorts of onerous firearms legislation. What do ...

Page 1 of 10 1 2 3 4 5 ... LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 144

Thread: What is the future of CC? MERGED

  1. #1
    VIP Member Array ExactlyMyPoint's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2006
    Portland, OR

    What is the future of CC? MERGED

    Say the worst happens and Obama wins with an overwhelming majority in Congress. They start to pass all sorts of onerous firearms legislation. What do you think will happen to individual state CC laws?
    Preparing for the Zombie Apocalypse or Rapture....whichever comes first.

  2. #2
    Array SIXTO's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Quote Originally Posted by ExactlyMyPoint View Post
    Say the worst happens and Obama wins with an overwhelming majority in Congress. They start to pass all sorts of onerous firearms legislation. What do you think will happen to individual state CC laws?
    Not much. They really cant touch much of it. We might see some AWB ban, but most everything is left up to the states. They'll attack it in other ways, like taxes.
    "Just blame Sixto"

    I reserve the right to make fun, point and laugh etc.

  3. #3
    Member Array hayley's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Lexington, Ky.
    I don't think that the Left cabal can address carry laws directly. The greatest threat seems to me being orchestrated in the local and state level by Democratic action groups, assisted by increasingly strident public policy advocates within the medical community and financed by outside money. I watched that particular witches brew during the anti-smoking movement in Kentucky a few years ago. An Obama win and improved congressional numbers, tho, I'm sure could encourage local fellow travelers. I think it more likely that the firearms industry is in for a rough ride from regulation and taxation...similar to what's in store for other non-PC industries...and maybe changes in the FFL laws. I'm sure there's to be some attempt to address Bloomberg's standard complaint about guns-in-NYC through some interstate commerce window, and, etc... Anyhow, we'll find out soon enough.

  4. Remove Advertisements

  5. #4
    VIP Member Array Thanis's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2008
    I think who a state provides a CC to is a state issue. The fed (and for that matter the state, your town, or your sub/apt/condo board) might be involved in desiding what is a proper, reasonable, weapon to carry/own/use/buy.

    For now (next 4 years), I think gun-rights will stay about the safe, less some SHTF situation. Even then, some SHTF situations could increase gun-rights.

    The anti-gun crowd does not have the political will / ability to make big changes in the next 4 years. Now after that, I'm not sure. 4-8 years of a leaning anti-gun leadership in the legislative & executive branch chould bring changes.

  6. #5
    Distinguished Member Array GWRedDragon's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2008
    Arlington, VA
    They will probably pass large amounts of federal funding for 'nonpartisan groups' who happen to lobby against CCW laws.
    "Trust in God with hand on sword" -Inscription on my family's coat of arms from medieval England
    ---Carry options: G26/MTAC, PF9/MiniTuck, PPK/Pocket, USP40/OWB---
    ---NOTE: I am not an expert. If I ever start acting like a know-it-all, please call me on it immediately. ---

  7. #6
    Distinguished Member Array Squawker's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2006
    Las Vegas NV
    I wouldn't put it past the Democrats to TRY to pass a national anti CCW law. It has always been left to the states, so any attempt to try to eliminate CCW nationally will be tied up in the courts.

  8. #7
    Lead Moderator
    Array HotGuns's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2004
    What is the future of CC if Obama wins?
    Dont know. Cant tell the future yet...

    Universal Background Checks...the next step towards registration and confiscation.

    AR. CHL Instr. 07/02 FFL
    Like custom guns and stuff? Check this out...

  9. #8
    Senior Member Array Roadrunner's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2005
    NW PA
    Let's just hope we don't find out.
    - Kurt
    “Freedom is the sure possession of those alone who have the courage to defend it.” ~Pericles of Athens
    Primary Carry - Colt Commander .45 in a Brommeland Max-Con V

  10. #9
    Member Array jdivence's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2008
    Northwest Ohio
    Quote Originally Posted by Roadrunner View Post
    Let's just hope we don't find out.

  11. #10
    Member Array doobie's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2007
    New Hampster
    Worst: BradyCampaign becomes a political party and enacts their laws. SCOTUS becomes liberal and votes anti-gun wise on all future cases before it.

    Let's hope we stop that before it goes any further.
    Criminals For Gun Control
    Brady's Campaign Pro-Gun Forum

    Member: NRA, PG-NH, GO-NH
    Life Member: JPFO, GOA
    Clubs: LF&GC

  12. #11
    Distinguished Member Array Siafu's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2008
    East Jahunga
    I am putting my bets on resurrection of the AWB so I went ahead and picked up an AK with a box of mags and a AR-15 lower/mags that I will build up over time. I think I will buy another pistol (not sure which) in the coming days just to round out the stable.

    I am curious to know if, during the last AWB, were parts like uppers, receivers, barrels and other miscellaneous parts still available?

    Other than that I am not too concerned about CCW for now at least. I could be wron, I have been wrong before. I am hoping that if the dems get in they will have bigger fish to fry for the next few years and leave CCW alone.

  13. #12
    Distinguished Member Array bandit383's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2007
    I too think it will remain a state issue...unless challenged in the courts the state laws. For example, a group is embolded to challenge a state law (like ND did with abortion) and it makes its way to SCOTUS (like DC). Hence, those states with strong CC will stay strong, those with weak/non-existent, will remain even more so...it's all about getting reelected.


  14. #13
    Member Array spooter66's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2008
    Not all Democrats are anti's, there are a few conservative pro 2A Dems in Congress. We need to keep pressure on them to make sure they keep their word and vote against any anti-gun legislation. I'm sure the Dem leadership will be putting a lot of pressure on them to vote along the party lines.
    "I like pigs. Dogs look up to us. Cats look down on us. Pigs treat us as equals." - Sir Winston Churchill

  15. #14
    VIP Member
    Array kentuckycarry's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    I think "they" will be too busy over the next 4 years to get much done on gun laws. If he's re-elected it may be a different story. I do see an assault weapon ban in our future.
    In the first four years I don't think he can get away with governing too far to the left like he'd like to or he will never get re-elected.

  16. #15
    VIP Member
    Array ctr's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2007
    Shenandoah Valley in Virginia
    I think if Obama wins, the Russians are gonna tie him up good for a bit. He will be kept busy trying to stay out of a war, he won't have time to focus on firearms.

Page 1 of 10 1 2 3 4 5 ... LastLast

Sponsored Links

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts

Similar Threads

  1. New Car of the Future
    By Patti in forum Off Topic & Humor Discussion
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: March 22nd, 2009, 08:46 PM
  2. Is this a sign of the future.......
    By Magnum Mikie in forum Concealed Carry Issues & Discussions
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: October 16th, 2008, 11:57 AM
  3. Future Weapons.
    By Rob99VMI04 in forum Defensive Ammunition & Ballistics
    Replies: 13
    Last Post: July 9th, 2008, 10:44 AM
  4. Future Weapons
    By PatrioticRick in forum General Firearm Discussion
    Replies: 11
    Last Post: August 2nd, 2006, 05:44 PM
  5. In the future.....
    By Wayne in forum General Firearm Discussion
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: June 27th, 2006, 02:41 PM

Search tags for this page

awb national confrence

Click on a term to search for related topics.