Obama Wants to Deny Your 2nd Amendment Rights

Never before in the history of this country have your 2nd amendment rights (America's 1st Freedom) have been threatened as they are now with the election of Barack Hussein Obama.

During the campaign, the following statement appeared on his web site:

Millions of hunters and shooters own and use guns each year. Barack Obama believes the Second Amendment creates an individual right, and he respects the constitutional rights of Americans to bear arms. He will protect the rights of hunters and other law-abiding Americans to purchase, own, transport, and use guns.

At a campaign stop in Duryea, PA on September 5, 2008 he stated the following:

"The bottom line is this. If you’ve got a rifle, you’ve got a shotgun, you’ve got a gun in your house, I’m not taking it away. Alright? So they can keep on talking about it but this is just not true. And by the way, here’s another thing you’ve got to understand. Even if I wanted to take it away, I couldn’t get it done. I don’t have the votes in Congress."

Now lets review his voting record in the Illinois Senate and the United States Senate:

  • In 2004, he voted against legislation drafted to protect homeowners from prosecution in cases where they used a firearm to halt a home invasion in Illinois.
  • In 2003, he voted in support of legislation that would have effectively banned most of the privately held hunting shotguns, target rifles, and black powder rifles in Illinois.
  • Voted to allow reckless lawsuits designed to bankrupt the firearms industry. United States Senate, S. 397, vote number 219, July 2, 2005
  • Voted to ban almost all rifle ammunition commonly used for hunting and sport shooting. United States Senate, S. 397, vote number 217, Kennedy amendment July 2, 2005

Based on this and other votes and statements, we can safely say that Obama's 2nd amendment record is:

  • Opposes concealed carry
  • Supports bans on many common shotguns and semi-automatic firearms
  • Wants to limit magazine capacities
  • Opposes guns being available and ready for self-defense
  • Wants gun shops banned within 5 miles of a school or park, making it virtually impossible to have such a store anywhere near your neighborhood
  • Favors prohibitive taxes on firearms and ammunition.

I think it's safe to say that Barack Hussein Obama is a lair. Within 100 hours after his election, Obama posted this web page outlining their "urban policy" that included:

  • Permanent Clinton-style gun bans.
  • Repeal of the Tiahrt Amendment exposing sensitive, non-representative BATFE gun "trace" data for trial lawyers and anti-gun politicians.
  • Restrictions making weekend gun shows as we know them - and private sales between law abiding citizens - effectively illegal.

It's amazing at the speed that Obama abandoned his campaign promises which probably explains why the posting disappeared hours after it was posted.

On his job questionnaire, was question number 59:

“Do you or any members of your immediate family own a gun? If so, provide complete ownership and registration information. Has the registration ever lapsed? Please also describe how and by whom it is used and whether it has been the cause of any personal injuries or property damage.”

The Anit Gun Dream Team

Obama has assembled quite a cast of gun haters to assist him in taking away your 2nd amendment rights:

Vice President Joe Biden

Has never met an anti-gun bill he didn't like. He bragged at a debate that "I'm the guy who originally wrote the assault weapons ban".

Chief of Staff Rahm Emannel

Architect of the Clinton gun ban and devout gun hater. Emanuel is the guy who will run the day to day business for Obama, and it's doubtful he'll let any gun control opportunity pass by Obama without giving it his full attention and support.

Attorney General Eric Holder

Anti-gun deputy attorney general during the Janet Reno years. Holder recently wrote a brief for a Supreme Court case that was a scathing indictment of the Second Amendment, claiming that it does not protect an individual rights to keep and bear arms. Holder told reporters in Mexico that the Second Amendment would not “stand in the way” of administration plans to crack down on alleged gun trafficking to Mexico.

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton

An NRA F-rated senator and long time gun ban supporter. Before Obama stepped into the race, she was likely the most anti gun presidential candidate in history, She'll now be dealing with other countries' heads of state as the UN tries to navigate a global gun ban treaty.

Secretary of Education Arne Duncan

Hard to believe but this guy is probably the worst of the bunch. Duncan is the only cabinet member who has actually won an award from the gun-ban lobby but declined the award stating that the victory over guns had not yet been achieved.

Obama can also rely on the support of many anti-gun persons in Congress. Some of these are:

Nancy Pelosi
Dennis Kucinich
Bobby Rush
Carolyn McCarthy
Sheila Jackson Lee

Harry Reid
Charles Schumer
John Kerry
Richard Durbin
Barbara Boxer

What can I do?

Write, email, fax or call your U.S. representative and both U.S. senators. Tell them to hold President Obama to his campaign promises, and that you'll be watching to see that they uphold your Right To Keep and Bear Arms and your freedom to hunt. Don't forget you state representatives either.

Please write, email, fax or call our friends and supporters of the Second Amendment in Congress thanking them for there support now and in the future. A few of our friends are:

Paul Broun
Steve Scalise
Roscoe Bartlett
Ron Paul
Rob Bishop

David Vitter
Tom Coburn
Jim DeMint
John Thune
Roger Wicker


Join or renew your membership in the NRA. You should also consider joining other organizations like Gun Owners of America, Second Amendment Foundation, or the U.S. Concealed Carry Association. These and other groups are committed to protecting America's First Freedom. I am a proud member of all these organizations.

Keep up to date on Second Amendment votes coming up in the House and Senate. The Gun Owners of America is an excellent site where you can send pre-written letters to your state representatives. You also need to keep up to date on Second Amendment votes in your state also. The NRA-ILA does a great job keeping track of state legislation.

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