Just don’t ask them what an assault weapon is. Your fists are “assault weapons.” A baseball bat is an “assault weapon.” A handgun is an “assault weapon.” As most of us know, left-wingers are coming after our guns.
From The Hill:
President Obama will “actively support” efforts by Democrats to reinstate a federal ban on assault weapons next year, the White House announced on Tuesday.
Press secretary Jay Carney said the president would back Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) when she introduces legislation at the opening of the next Congress to ban certain assault weapons in the United States.
Carney said the president would also support other gun-control efforts, including legislation to close the “gun show loophole” on background checks and prevent the sale of high-capacity ammunition clips.
What “loophole?” Anyone wanting to purchase a handgun submits photographs, fingerprints and personal information that is checked by the FBI and there is a 5-day waiting period. Can’t wait to see what “loopholes” they create to push more gun control.
The president has reached out to lawmakers who have expressed a new willingness to consider gun restrictions in the wake of Friday’s mass shooting in Newtown, Conn., that claimed the lives of 27 people, including 20 children. Carney said Obama has been “heartened” by the willingness to consider such measures from Democrats who have been strong supporters of gun rights.
[…]The White House also confirmed that Obama has asked members of his Cabinet to suggest policy changes that could help reduce gun violence. Obama has already asked Education Secretary Arne Duncan, Attorney General Eric Holder and Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius to suggest ways that the administration could respond to the shooting.
“Their participation underscores the comprehensive way in which the president views this process,” Carney said.
Obama wasn’t so comprehensive to turn over documents on his illegal gun smuggling operation, Fast & Furious. Obama didn’t rush out in front of the cameras when it was revealed that thousands of Mexican citizens and 2 US law enforcement officers were killed with those “assault weapons” his DOJ and ATF gave the Mexican drug cartels. As we have learn, Obama will use a “crisis” to push his left-wing agenda.