While I am very cinical about the whole political process. (I agree with George Wallace that there isn't a dimes worth of difference between the parties. It doesn't matter who you vote for, the Government always gets elected.) I do participate in the process. I am not naive enough to think that any party will save our Constitutional rights, I do believe, however,that the one party will nullify them quicker and more blatantly than the other. So with that in mind I share this......MM "Why would an honest person even want a gun?" > > > > by Alan Korwin, Author > Gun Laws of America > > > It's time to remember what the Democrat party generally seeks regarding > guns and gun rights. The list below was widely circulated while Clinton > was in power. (This list and more is available at my website, > http://www.gunlaws.com. > > The democrat-backed Brady group and similar outfits have been quiet about > guns because they want to win the election, and impose their goals on your > rights -- > > > > THE FIVE YEAR PLAN: > > 1. National Licensing of all handgun purchases. > > 2. Licenses for Rifle and Shotgun owners. > > 3. State Licenses for ownership of firearms. > > 4. Arsenal Licenses (5 guns and 250 rounds of ammunition). > > 5. Arsenal License Fees (at least $300.00, with a cap of $1,000.00). > > 6. Limits on Arsenal Licensing (None in counties with populations of more > than 200,000). > > 7. Requirement of Federally Approved Storage Safes for all guns. > > 8. Inspection License. (Gun safe licenses, yearly fee for spot > inspections). > > 9. Ban on Manufacturing in counties with a population of more than > 200,000. > > 10. Banning all military style firearms. > > 11. Banning Machine Gun Parts or parts which can be used in a Machine gun. > > 12. Banning the carrying a firearm anywhere but home or target range or in > transit from one to the other. > > 13. Banning replacement parts (manufacturing, sale, possession, transfer, > installation) except barrel, trigger group. > > 14. Elimination of the Curio Relic list. > > 15. Control of Ammunition belonging to Certain Surplus Firearms. (7.62x54R > and .303). > > 16. Eventual Ban of Handgun Possession.. > > 17. Banning of Any ammo that fits military guns (post 1945). > > 18. Banning of any quantity of smokeless powder or black powder which > would constitute more than the equivalent of 100 rounds of ammunition. > > 19. Ban the possession of explosive powders of more than 1 kg. at any one > time. > > 20. Banning of High Powered Ammo or Wounding ammo. > > 21. A National License for Ammunition. > > 22. Banning or strict licensing of all re-loading components. > > 23. National Registration of ammunition or ammo buyers. > > 24. Requirements of special storage safe for ammunition and licensing. > > 25. Restricting Gun Ranges to counties with populations less than 200,000. > > 26. Special Licensing of ranges. > > 27. Special Range Tax to visitors. ($85.00 per visit per person). > > 28. Waiting period for rentals on pistol ranges. > > 29. Banning Gun Shows. > > 30. Banning of military reenactments. > > PLUS: > > Ban of all clips holding over 6 bullets. > > Elimination of the Dept. of Civilian Marksmanship. > > Ban on all realistic replica and toy guns (including "air soft" and > paintball). > > The right of gun-violence victims to sue, with financial assistance from > government programs, the gun manufacturers. > > Taxes on ammo, dealers, guns, licenses to offset medical costs to society. > > The eventual ban on all semi-automatics regardless of when made or > caliber. > > > > While it's true Republicans haven't done very much to defend your gun > rights (OK, they have done a little) in six years of control, they offer > no support for the anti-rights disarm-the-public plans the left wing will > impose on you if they gain power in the next election. It's your choice. > Do you stay home and evaporate your rights, or go out and defend them at > the ballot box? Tell your friends. > > If you took the bait and voted early, instead of rising up as a whole and > voting on election day like you're supposed to, this message is too late > and you got screwed. > > > Thanks for reading. > Alan Korwin, Author > Gun Laws of America > > Permission to circulate this message gladly granted.