Good news indeed!
This is a discussion on House passes HR 5013 :) within the The Second Amendment & Gun Legislation Discussion forums, part of the Related Topics category; Impressive voting ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ House Passes NRA-Backed Disaster Recovery Personal Protection Act The National Rifle Association (NRA) and law-abiding gun owners won another major victory today ...
House Passes NRA-Backed
Disaster Recovery Personal Protection Act
The National Rifle Association (NRA) and law-abiding gun owners won another major victory today when the U.S. House of Representatives voted to pass HR 5013, the NRA-backed Disaster Recovery Personal Protection Act. HR 5013 passed with a broad bi-partisan margin of 322-99
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Chris - P95
NRA Certified Instructor & NRA Life Member.
"To own a gun and assume that you are armed
is like owning a piano and assuming that you are a musician!."
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It's a step in the right direction, but it's incomplete.
It lacks FELONY CRIMINAL PUNISHMENT with a MANDATORY MINIMUM SENTENCE for ALL public officials (great and small- Governors to beat cops to privates in the National Guard) who violate it. And without such punishment, they WILL violate it.
There also needs to be a civil damages (with attorney fee provision) added to it.
Uh, huh. What about local emergencies that aren't declared "national"? Who judges that it's "national"? What if it's merely localized to a city or two?H.R. 5013 amends federal emergency statute laws to prohibit federal, state and local authorities from confiscating lawfully owned firearms during times of national emergencies ...
In the USA, the 2nd Amendment is clear: "... shall not be infringed." It should be really simple. Until a constitutional amendment comes along that simplifies and clarifies the whole "arms" question, everything is a toss-up to the mood of the day.