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Obama to address new gun control in State of Union speech?

Discussion in 'Legal' started by Balrog, Jan 24, 2011.

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  1. Balrog

    Balrog Well-Known Member

    I have read from several sources that Obama is to address gun control and perhaps call for new restrictions in the upcoming State of the Union address. As you may now, Dick Cheney recently did an interview where he suggested that high capacity magazines should be restricted.

    So it looks like the gun debate may be about to heat up again.

    Pro gun folks need to get those letters out to your Congress people now!!!

    And it probably wouldnt hurt to lay in a big new order of mags... they may be gone soon.
  2. cbrgator

    cbrgator Well-Known Member

    I find it very unlikely he will call for additional restrictions. If he is going to mention anything, my guess is it will be a call for stricter enforcement of existing gun laws, better reporting to NICS, etc.
  3. Water-Man

    Water-Man Well-Known Member

    Yes, I agree with the above post.
  4. Zundfolge

    Zundfolge Well-Known Member

    If he says anything about guns I expect he'll say something along the lines of "We need to do better about keeping guns out of the hands of the mentally ill." and beyond that he'll be very vague.

    Now behind the scenes I expect he'll push for more new gun control, but I don't expect him to take a strong stand on it out in front of the people.
  5. Kentuckiana rifleman

    Kentuckiana rifleman Well-Known Member

    I can't say that "big ears" Barry won't bring this up in the next state of the union. But I will say that it scares me when the government does things like this. I feel that the need for regulating what law abetting citizens purchase is something that shouldn't be regulated by the federal government. If those idiots decide that its in my best interest to control me or other people from owning such item I ask this. Why would you try and regulate this when their are thousands of "hi capacity mags" already out in the public?:banghead:
  6. Kentuckiana rifleman

    Kentuckiana rifleman Well-Known Member

    Oh yeah and remember people... Practice "civility"
  7. BamAlmighty

    BamAlmighty Well-Known Member

    you don't attempt major gun legislation in your first term...
  8. jerkface11

    jerkface11 Well-Known Member

    Clinton did.
  9. frankenstein406

    frankenstein406 Well-Known Member

    If he wants to serve another term he better be careful.
  10. Buck Snort

    Buck Snort Well-Known Member

    The man is not a complete retard, he knows a third rail when he sees one.
  11. 1911Tuner

    1911Tuner Moderator Emeritus


    Let's say that his advisors aren't idiots, and let it go at that. :)
  12. TexasRifleman

    TexasRifleman Moderator Emeritus

    Lets wait til we hear the speech before predicting doom and gloom.
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