Chicago to confiscate firearms?

Chicago to confiscate firearms?

This is a discussion on Chicago to confiscate firearms? within the The Second Amendment & Gun Legislation Discussion forums, part of the Related Topics category; CHICAGO, July 17 /U.S. Newswire/ -- The following was released today by the ISRA Political Victory Fund (ISRA-PVF): The ISRA-PVF is asking Governor Blagojevich to ...

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    Chicago to confiscate firearms?

    CHICAGO, July 17 /U.S. Newswire/ -- The following was released today by the ISRA Political Victory Fund (ISRA-PVF):

    The ISRA-PVF is asking Governor Blagojevich to explain why one of his political allies is calling for house-to-house searches to locate and confiscate legally-owned firearms.

    Earlier this month, Cook County Board member Joseph Moreno stood before the county board and called for "...house to house searches to pull every gun out of Cook County." Moreno's statement comes within days of Blagojevich claiming that anyone in Chicago who owns a gun is a "gang banger" and is "...up to no good."

    "I think the timing of the Blagojevich and Moreno remarks is more than just coincidence," commented ISRA-PVF spokesman, Richard Pearson. "During the July 6th dedication of the Sparta shooting complex, Blagojevich didn't mince any words when he essentially declared that any gun-owner north of I-80 is a criminal. Then, days later, a powerful member of the Cook County Board calls for police sweeps against the homes of lawful gun owners. These statements didn't happen by accident -- the intent is clear."

    "Normally, the Blagojevich and Moreno statements would be laughable," continued Pearson. "However, Blagojevich has the potential means for authorizing police raids on gun-owning homes. House Bill 2414 remains alive in a House committee awaiting a call for a vote. If passed into law, HB2414 would result in the banning and forced confiscation of millions of lawfully-acquired firearms from law-abiding Illinois citizens. The raids would be aided by a database of firearm owners being maintained illegally by the Illinois State Police."

    "Blagojevich is fond of saying that gun owners have nothing to fear from him," said Pearson. "If vilification of gun owners and wild-eyed calls for house to house gun searches aren't reasons to fear this administration, then I don't know what are. It's time for the governor to address the gun owners of this state and tell us why we should trust him."

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    The ISRA-PVF is a political action committee affiliated with the Illinois State Rifle Association. A copy of its report is available for a fee from the Illinois state board of elections.

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    Would not surprise me a bit, after all the Furor of Chicago did just go in and bulldoze the airport strip because he wanted too. How he got away with that and no lawsuit’s I’ll never figure out.
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    WTH is going on!!!!!
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    Time to leave the Windy City. Darned shame. Kind of a cool place.
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    Whiskey Tango Foxtrot?

    Thank God I live in NY....did I just say that?

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    Bail, bail, bail....

    I wish you luck, Chicago..

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    Wow!!!!
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    He will have a fight

    The NRA helped squash the Frisco attempt. I'm sure they will step up to the plate here. Too many civil right violations. I'm sure they will try anyway. Those guys just dont give up. Silly part is they just dont understand criminals will still get guns and they will have a larger bowl to feed from when the law abiding cant protect themselves. Just ask the mayor of New Orleans.
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    Quote Originally Posted by TheGreatGonzo
    Time to leave the Windy City. Darned shame. Kind of a cool place.
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    Leaving is not going to solve the root of the problem. Still a shame though
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    We don't see much unconstitutional confiscation of firearms here in Texas. But then again the politicians don't want to see a Civil War.

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    Do These Words Not Apply In Illinois?

    The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated; and no warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or things to be seized.

    also

    ....nor be deprived of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law....

    I believe they apply in the other 49 states.


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    Blago and Daley need something to distract the public from the ongoing federal corruption investigations into their adminstrations. Still, it is one of the reasons I'm glad I moved down here to FL.

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    Chicago

    Never been.

    Now never going.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fragman
    Never been.

    Now never going.
    Be glad, be very very glad. Every time I have gone through the area, it is traffic jams, construction, pot holes big enough to swallow a a Honda, crime off the scale, and some DA will stop / switch lanes wo looking, or do something otherwise retarded to try and kill everyone within 1/2 mile, combine that with some of the highest fuel prices you will find anywhere in the US it is a good place to stay away from. I have a new rule, If I need to go to the otherside of the lake I go and use the "Badger" and ferry across.
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