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House Passes 50-State Gun Carry Permit Reciprocity Which Has Obama-era Gun Control Measures Laced Within Reader 12/07/2017 (Thu) 15:22:16 Id: adbf5e [Preview] No. 4181
Both pro and anti-gun control advocates are unhappy with a bill the US House passed to allow permitted gun owners to carry concealed handguns across state lines and also enhances the national background check system.

The House bill passed Wednesday, 231-198, and follows two of the deadliest mass shootings in modern US history. The largely Republican-backed bill was supported by six Democrats, and 14 Republicans voted against it.

The bill is seen as a win for the National Rifle Association, which has long pushed for Concealed Carry Reciprocity (CCR) – the standard term for allowing people with permits for concealed weapons to carry guns over state lines.

However, Gun Owners of America, which calls itself “the only no compromise gun lobby in Washington,” opposed the bill because of its element of gun control. The gun policy was originally two separate bills, one of which was the FIX NICS Act of 2017.

The conservative House Liberty Caucus also voiced opposition.

VOTE ALERT: HLC statement on #HR38, House leadership’s anti-Second Amendment legislative package pic.twitter.com/8ITISIBV2V

— House Liberty Caucus (@libertycaucus) December 6, 2017

Moms Demand an End to Gun Violence (MDEGV) opposed HR83 too, calling it a “dangerous policy that would gut every state’s gun laws and make our communities less safe.”

Shannon Watts, founder of MDEGV, spoke against the bill at the US Capitol ahead of the vote.

Just spoke at the Capitol to demand a clean vote from Congress on Fix NICS without concealed carry reciprocity – a @NRA priority. #StopCCR pic.twitter.com/I52pT5q63e

— Shannon Watts (@shannonrwatts) December 6, 2017

There has been renewed support for enhancing background checks in the wake of the Sutherland Springs, Texas church shooting that left 26 people dead, including the shooter Devin Kelley. The Air Force said it failed to follow Pentagon guidelines for alerting federal law enforcement about Kelly’s violent past during his service.

While the legislation passed the House, is it likely to face heavy opposition from senate democrats who oppose the concealed-carry measure. However a bipartisan coalition would have enough votes to break a filibuster on enhancing background checks.


Reader 12/07/2017 (Thu) 15:28:52 Id: adbf5e [Preview] No.4182 del
SO far as I know the 'Fix NICS' act will enhance background checks to include MEDICAL and other records such as MENTAL HEALTH records too.

What this means is that more innocent law-abiding citizens could be declared illegible to own a firearm - regardless if they did anything wrong or not.

If this passes law, avoid doctors unless absolutely needed. Never trust any psychiatrists either. Limit what you post on social media too. Any reason they can ban you from woning guns they'll likely ban them. Also use private VPN services or Tor to communicate online, don't give them any data that they can use to exploit your 2nd Amendment.

Reader 12/07/2017 (Thu) 15:30:13 Id: e3c6b7 [Preview] No.4183 del
leftists have used this to disarm vets who return from fighting

Reader 12/07/2017 (Thu) 15:33:06 Id: adbf5e [Preview] No.4184 del
The social security background checks are included in this bill too, which were previously repealed (as unconstitutional) by the same Congress. Ridiculous they are trying to mandate it again! The cucks give us a victory, but they have to screw it up! Everytime!

Reader 12/07/2017 (Thu) 15:37:24 Id: adbf5e [Preview] No.4185 del
Yah, because they have NO respect for veterans who fight THEIR wars!

That's why I refuse to serve! Count me out, and if this "Fix NICS" act goes into place I'll make sure I don't give them any excuse to ban my guns, I'll likely just stay away from checkups - until I have a serious medical problem.

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