Well folks, a few weeks ago we announced that several new gun control bills were added to the mix. You can find that article here, but this one deals with one of those bills more specifically because we're now seeing what is in HR 127.
Back in the start of January, the bills didn't yet have any text so we couldn't really see what was in them. That has changed, at least with HR 127, and this thing is atrocious and should make your hair stand on end.
This is not good, my friends. Let's take a gander at it, together. But before that, I wanted to UPDATE you on a speech President Biden gave on April 8th, 2021 where he provided his gun control wish list to the people.
Before we do, let me just say that I'm not trying to scare you, and this is in its infancy stages right now.
The bill states that the AG, by way of the ATF, will make a system for licensing the possession of guns and ammunition so that we can register each gun with the ATF.
They want each gun owner to give the ATF the following information:
- Serial Number
- Owner's identity
- Date acquired
- Where it's stored
- Identity of anyone who it's loaned to
They want this info three months after the effective date of the bill if you owned the gun before the bill went into effect. For each gun you buy after the bill goes into effect, the info will be needed the day of purchase.
What good is a firearms registration without a database, which is also in the bill. The AG will establish and maintain a database of ALL registered firearms.
That database will be made accessible to all members of the public, all federal, state, and local law enforcement, all branches of the military, and all state and local governments.
The AG will issue a gun owner license to possess a gun and ammo. The licensee will be at least 21 years of age, and complete the following —
- Criminal background check
- Psychological eval
- Complete a training course that is at least 24 hours long
- Be insured
Your license will be denied or revoked if you are found to be psychologically unfit for any number of reasons.
After granted, your gun license may be suspended if you don't follow the rules. If you don't have the firearm insurance the AG has the right to suspend your gun license. And if your license is suspended you have to return it and surrender all guns and ammo.
In order to renew your license you must continue to jump through hoops. The AG will renew a license if requested by a certain period of time and as long as you've gone through at lest eight hours of training.
This part doesn't make a lot of sense to me in that I'm not sure who is giving the insurance out, but it seems like it's the Attorney General — who I wasn't aware issued insurance policies. I could be wrong on this.
Also interesting is that the insurance costs $800. I'm unaware if it's per gun or total. And to be honest, I wouldn't put anything past these idiots at this point.
Military style weapons:
Of course the bill goes further into depth on all the guns they think are “military style” and has all of the usual suspects on it. It also does a good job of making sure many of the loopholes are also covered, like how adding certain accessories magically turn your firearm into a “military” death ray machine gun thingamabob.
I won't go into all the details here, but you can read the bill in its entirety on the congress.gov website.
If you violate certain terms of this BS they're putting forth you can serve between 1 and 40 years in prison, as well as owing as much as $150,000 depending on what you violated.
Certain types of ammunition, like those of 50 caliber or bigger and the “large capacity” magazines will also make you a bad person if this garbage passes.
By “large capacity” magazine, they mean any magazine, belt, drum, or anything else that can be converted to accept more than 10 rounds of ammo.
Conclusion and thoughts:
This bill is a train wreck meant to do one thing: Dismantle our Second Amendment rights. However bold this is, I believe it to be too radical for them to pass all of this stuff at once even for some of the other anti-gun politicians.
Don't get me wrong, they will be doing something, but I'm not sure this is it. I hope not because nothing good can come from it.
At the end of the day, this shows us the direction they want to move in and what the ultimate goal is. They're basically saying: you need to do this, this, and this and if you don't, you get thrown in jail and lose your “rights.”
They will take your guns from you, and I've always said that's the final goal.
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