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Mon Dec 21, 2015, 05:28 PM

Obama prepares Executive Orders to quell gun violence


President Obama met with one of the country's top gun control advocates, Michael Bloomberg, and promised more action on gun control. Bloomberg has taken to task Wayne LaPierre, head of the National Rifle Assn., and his minion gun nuts on several occasions and won, most notably in Bloomberg's support of gun control politicians. His major opposition organization is Everytown for Gun Safety, which is the anti NRA group. Time will tell if they can bring down the NRA.

White House communications director Jen Psaki says that Executive Orders are being prepared by the Dept. of Justice, but that because they expect litigation challenging any order given, extra care is being taken to insure the EOs will withstand any objections in court. The gun nuts are already salivating over all this and the NRA attorneys are behind closed doors planning their strategy. Obama's actions will be simple in nature, including things we have heard hundreds of times, all of which any sane person would agree are desperately needed:

Universal background checks
Close gun show loophole
Ban straw purchases
Ban assault weapons
Reinstate CDC collection and analysis of U.S. gun violence

There may be more and any one of the above may not be included in Obama's final Executive Order, but these seem to me to be the priorities that could help bring the current gun violence spree under control. Let's face it all you gun rights activists, we tried it LaPierre's way and it hasn't worked. Now it's time to try it our way.

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Response to Nasty Jack (Original post)

Mon Dec 21, 2015, 05:33 PM

1. Oh snap!

Fox better get on their NRA marketing "he's gonna take yer guns!!!" pitch quick. Only three shopping days until Chrstmas.

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Response to Nasty Jack (Original post)

Mon Dec 21, 2015, 06:15 PM

2. None of that is going to make a big difference.

Unless you think "getting gun violence under control" means lowering gun violence rates by less than 10%.

Just be prepared in 10 years when the American public en masse thinks gun control can never work, because they've only ever seen very weak and limited measures.

Also don't expect the rest of the work to be too amazed by this "action"

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Mon Dec 21, 2015, 06:49 PM

3. Good.

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Mon Dec 21, 2015, 07:59 PM

4. 3 Year old by shot and killed in North St. Louis County

ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. (KMOV.com) A 15-year-old male suspect turned himself into police Monday afternoon after a 3-year-old boy was fatally shot in St. Louis County Monday morning.

According to St. Louis County Police Department spokesperson Shawn McGuire, officers received a call that Xzavier Robinson had been shot just before noon in the 1600 block of Emerald Creek near Florissant.

Officers are unsure what led to the shooting and whether or not Robinson was shot accidentally, but they have determined the male suspect was a family acquaintance. Robinson was rushed to an area hospital but died shortly after arriving.

There were reportedly several people inside the home when the shooting occurred.

The suspect, identified by police as a 15-year-old male, fled the scene on foot, but later turned himself into police.

Copyright 2015 KMOV (Meredith Corporation). All rights reserved.

Just another day in the NRA's America. It sounds to me like we need some real action, executive or otherwise. This shit is absolutely obscene! 3 Goddamn years old. Merry Goddamn Christmas!

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