We warned everyone that this would happen if Democrats seized control of the House of Representatives in 2018. The only thing we didn’t anticipate was how extensive the vote fraud committed by Obama’s DACA ‘Dreamers’ would be.
So, here we are at the beginning of 2019 and Democrats are pushing a big raft of gun-grabbing bills against Americans. Some of these are just nutty and have no chance of passing, but others represent a real danger to your firearms freedoms, especially if the Senate has an emotional moment following an inevitable shooting (by a Democrat suffering from Trump Derangement Syndrome) and passes them.
HR 167, Proposed by Rep. Al Green (D-TX)
You may recognize Rep. Green as the zealot who immediately filed Articles of Impeachment against President Trump in 2017 for firing incompetent anti-gun FBI Director James Comey. Green’s HR 167 would ban the sale of firearms by private owners at gun shows. You would only be able to purchase a gun from a federally-licensed dealer at a gun show if it passes. Prediction: Zero chance of getting through the Senate.
HR 157, Proposed by Rep. Dwight Evans (D-PA)
This one is called the “Gun Manufacturers Accountability Act.” Gun manufacturers are protected from civil liability under the Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act, which means they can’t be sued if someone uses their product to carry out a crime. Evans’ bill makes about as much sense as allowing people to sue Chevrolet if a Muslim immigrant drives a pickup truck through a synagogue. Prediction: Dead in the Senate.
S 66, Proposed by Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA)
Here it is, the “Assault Weapons Ban of 2019.” Get ready to turn them in, Mr. and Mrs. America! Feinstein’s resurrection of her assault weapons ban from the 1990s, which expired during the George W. Bush administration, is actually worse than the previous version. It bans semiautomatic handguns, shotguns and rifles. All AK-47 and AR-15 type rifles would be banned.
There’s no more kidding around and banning firearms for cosmetic reasons with this bill. Everything except single-shot firearms and revolvers would be banned if this becomes law. Prediction: Not even a snowball’s chance in hell of passing, especially after Feinstein infuriated everyone with her shenanigans in the Kavanaugh hearings.
HR 8, Proposed by Rep. Mike Thompson, (D-CA)
This one is the “Bipartisan Background Checks Act of 2019.” This bill requires a background check for every firearm sale in America. If you want to sell a gun to your nephew for a few bucks, you have to track down an FFL and run your nephew, your neighbor or basically anyone through a background check before you can sell a piece of property that you own to them.
It’s hilariously called “Bipartisan” because 5 of the 225 co-sponsors on the bill are gun-grabbing Republicans (King – NY, Fitzpatrick – PA, Mast – FL, Upton – MI and Smith – NJ). Prediction: This one will easily be passed by the House and will be slipped into another piece of spending legislation in the Senate as an amendment, where it will be passed in a sneak attack.
HR 38, Proposed by Rep. Richard Hudson (R-NC)
Ha! Just kidding! This is the “National Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act.” It now has a zero percent chance of passing in the House because Republicans squandered the two years that they had the majority. Paul Ryan was too busy not building the wall and not repealing Obamacare to get around to passing this wildly popular and sensible bill. It’s dead until Republicans take over again, hopefully in 2020.
S7, Proposed by Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL)
This is by far the most dangerous piece of legislation for American gun rights in 2019. This is the federal “red flag” law, which allows the state to seize your firearms if a nasty family member with a grudge against you petitions a judge and says you’re probably mentally ill.
Whether or not this becomes law will largely depend on whether Mitch McConnell is sensible enough to prevent it from coming up for a vote. Democrats in the House would eagerly pass it once it gets through the Senate, because they’ve already got Gillette and the American Psychological Association declaring ALL MEN to be mentally ill and suffering from toxic masculinity. Trump has said he will sign it. Prediction: 60% chance it passes the Senate and then becomes law.
Keep in mind that this is a truncated list of the anti-gun bills that have been proposed so far this year. There are several others we haven’t explored much yet. We will keep you apprised as news on these bills becomes available.