The Democrats have now taken over the House so it is only natural that they would try and pass a bunch of rights infringing bills. The Democrats once again miss the mark as their newest bill, if passed will violate the rights of lawful gun owners.
The new gun bill, H.R. 8, will be brought forth by Pelosi, Rep Mike Thompson, and gun control advocate Gabby Giffords. The new bill would make it so you could not pass a gun down to a family member or privately sell your gun. Every transfer of the gun would require background checks.
Thompson and Pelosi both commented on the H.R. 8 that will be introduced January 7th.
“Since the shooting at Sandy Hook, the Gun Violence Prevention Task Force has been fighting for a chance to pass legislation that will help save lives,” Thompson said in a statement. “Finally, with our new majority that ran on helping to prevent gun violence, we will introduce a bipartisan, universal background checks bill. We will hold hearings, we will have a vote, and this legislation will finally pass the House.”
“In communities across America, courageous survivors, families and young advocates are showing outstanding courage and persistence in demanding an end to the horrific scourge of gun violence in our nation,”Pelosi said in a statement. “It is an honor to join Congressman Mike Thompson and former Congresswoman Gabby Giffords to answer their call by taking the first step to pass commonsense background checks – which 97 percent of the American people support.”
Democrats once again attack law-abiding citizens. Instead of mental health awareness or the hardening of school security, they choose to attack legal gun owners. How does this make any sense?
The Sandy Hook Shooting was committed by a deranged young man that stole his Mom’s guns. How does this bill do anything to stop an incident like Sandy Hook? The answer, it doesn’t. Thankfully the Senate can still squash this bill as it does nothing but violate the rights of lawful gun owners.