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Wednesday, April 18, 2018

House Democrat Pushes Licensing Requirement for Handgun Owners

Representative Elizabeth Esty (D-CT) is pushing legislation to require licenses for handgun owners throughout the United States.

The legislation, HR 5490, is titled the “Handgun Purchaser Licensing Act.”

HR 5490 would not only require licenses but would also provide federal grants to help states cover the expense of a licensing program.

The bill is based on the inaccurate claim that “33,000 Americans were killed by guns” in 2013. Hillary Clinton made this claim again and again during her failed 2016 campaign, and Breitbart News showed that her claims actually exaggerated “gun violence” deaths by 66 percent.

In reality, the number of accidental deaths was 505, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported the number of deaths due to actual “gun violence” was 11,208. The number of suicides was 21,175. When Clinton spoke, she would combine homicides, accidental deaths, and suicides as if all were the result of “gun violence” and present a death toll of 33,000. Rep. Esty is doing the same thing.



Anonymous said...

As usual, dumbocrats present their own them facts, and say it soooo many times that other dumbocrats believe that they are facts!

Anonymous said...

What's the point of a license? To generate revenue?

Anonymous said...

After the midterm elections, the balance of power will shift back to the left in congress. Just a matter of time before this passes.

Anonymous said...

It's so it makes it easier to for them to confiscate later

Anonymous said...

Come get em Snowflakes.

Rebel Without a Clue said...

Get the National Reciprocity Act passed immediately! Mitch McConnel, the slimeball, Weasley-faced, back-stabbing, two-timing, RINO, has been sitting on the House Bill for over a year now. Time to get off of the pot!

Anonymous said...

Well looks like good ole Md., you know the "free state" is way out front on this one.