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Saturday, September 14, 2019

Booker introduces bill requiring gun owners get a federal license

WASHINGTON — Legislation requiring gun owners to receive a federal license every five years was introduced Tuesday by U.S. Sen. Cory Booker, who has made gun safety a major issue during his campaign for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination.

“This bill is based on a very simple concept - if you need a license to drive a car, you should need a license to buy and possess a gun,” said Booker, who first proposed mandatory gun licensing in May.

Booker’s bill would require would-be gun owners to pass a firearm safety training course, undergo a criminal background check and provide fingerprints. The license would be valid for five years after which time the applicant must pass another safety course and another background check.



Anonymous said...

I think Booker should visit Chicago, Philly and Baltimore hoods and see how many would be in favor of this. Just spend a night on North Ave. or Pennsylvania Avenue corner. Most likely would not fly.

Anonymous said...

Perfect! Then the federal government can come right to your door instead of going through those pesky state laws and records! What a time and money saver!

Anonymous said...

Minor sticking point, the Federal Government doesn't issue drivers licenses.


Anonymous said...

Get a clue. The government must take the guns from the population before the collapse of the US Dollar. They will continue to prop up the Dollar with the military. But it cannot go on forever. The banking families who run the Fed, ECB, BOJ Iyes0, are desperate to roll the world onto a new currency. The Dollar must end because it has been counterfeited too much. The world is awash in Dollars.

An armed population will not take well to a currency crash.

Anonymous said...

I had to jump through Maryland's hoops to get my HQL, luckily, I did not have to fork over $$ for a training class as I was grandfathered in because I already owned a regulated firearm. Every time I buy a new regulated firearm in the Communist State of Maryland, all that Crooked Booker is proposing I already have to do...the criminals that are doing the shootings do NOT do these things. I am, as one police officer who does active shooter trainings, a "unicorn"...the mythical recipient of a concealed carry permit in Maryland, so I was under even MORE scrutiny to get my permit. Criminals will do what criminals do-if they want a gun, they will get a gun. It only takes a few whackos to ruin everything for the 99.99 percent of law abiding citizens who have a firearm...the left wants an unarmed population because they are much easier to control.

Anonymous said...

Is he going to give me a Federal carry license, since this is the same qualifications needed to get / renew your CCW permit? Also Booker needs to introduce a bill where you have to have a valid ID to vote using his same rationale. That is more urgent than gun control.

lmclain said...

He doesn't know that the right to bears arms is a RIGHT??
One that doesn't need a "license", a permit, or his permission??

He is absolutely too stupid to be a leader of anything.

Anonymous said...

Your not a gun fighter.