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GOA: Yes, Obama IS Coming After Your Guns

Fresh off his Hawaiian vacation, president Obama set down his golf clubs and picked up his pen this week for another assault on the Second Amendment. 

Having tried -- and failed -- to pass gun control through Congress multiple times, Obama is now doing what he always does when he doesn’t get his way. By executive fiat he hopes to bypass the Congress, and the rule of law, and enact massive new gun control measures. 

Obama gun controlObama is clearly frustrated by the gun lobby.  So much so that he spent the bulk of his most recent Weekly Address talking about his “one piece of unfinished business”--passing more gun control. 

After meeting with Attorney General Loretta Lynch this week, Obama came up with a laundry list of proposals, the most egregious of which will target private, individual gun owners. 

This is nothing new.  For years, anti-gun activists have tried to ban private firearms sales. Sometimes they call it closing the “gun show loophole,” sometimes “Universal Background Checks,” but the aim is the same.   

They want ALL firearms sales, whether over the counter at a gun store or over the backyard fence with your neighbor, to be subject to an FBI background registration check.   

After all, if the government keeps tabs on every firearm sale, it would make it that much easier to take guns away from people who are next to fall into the “prohibited persons” category.   

While stopping short of implementing complete Universal Background Checks, the President’s Executive Orders will have a chilling effect on private firearms sales by treating individuals as licensed gun dealers if, in some cases, they sell “even a few” of their own firearms.   

There’s no specific criteria that the government can point to that clearly states when an individual suddenly becomes “engaged in the firearms business,” but individuals who sell their private collections -- whether at a gun show or anywhere else -- will do so at significant risk.   

If the government determines that the person was, in fact, acting as a gun dealer, he would face up to five years in prison and a $250,000 fine. Not many people will be willing to sell a gun collection of any size with that Sword of Damocles dangling overhead.  

In another order, Obama is instructing the Social Security Administration to turn over to the FBI’s gun prohibition list (NICS) the names of beneficiaries who are determined to be unable to handle their own affairs.  This could potentially impact millions of senior citizens, whose cherished gun collections could be at risk of confiscation. 

The stage is also being set to use ObamaCare mental health data to bar people from owning guns.  Obama is proposing an additional “$500 million investment” for mental health care, while at the same time removing some HIPPA protections for mental health patients, thus allowing those names to be added to the NICS list. 

This is getting closer and closer to “see a shrink, lose your guns,” which is the reason Gun Owners of America opposed ObamaCare in the first place. 

There’s more to the President’s new orders, including hiring hundreds of new government agents to enforce his new gun regime; adding more names to NICS through state records; and instructions to the Defense Department and other government agencies to develop so-called “smart gun” technology -- an expensive endeavor that can lead to all sorts of problems for self-defense firearms down the road. 

With his new orders, Obama thumbs his nose at the Congress and the American people.  Congress voted on Universal Background Checks and other gun control measures many times, most recently just days after the San Bernardino shooting, and they went down in defeat each time. 

But in his last year in office (cue the Hallelujah Chorus), Obama is in full community activist mode.  Instead of doing the important work of protecting liberty, he is rallying his leftist troops to agitate for restricting Americans’ liberty to freely own firearms.  

In so doing, he makes a mockery of the tremendous challenges we face in keeping America safe from violent thugs and deranged individuals, not to mention radicalized jihadists.  

Obama believes that because of recent violence we should take a closer look at our gun laws. 

On that point, we agree:  We do need to reexamine our gun laws.  But what will make us safer is to repeal unconstitutional gun laws--including the President’s new orders.   

Gun Owners of America is also working to remove restrictions on law-abiding citizens’ ability to carry concealed firearms.  Even a Washington Post-ABC News poll shows that more people favor encouraging the lawful carrying of firearms than passing more gun control in response to terrorism.   

And GOA continues to push for the repeal of gun free zones that make for so many “soft” targets. This point is driven home by the fact that almost every mass shooting in America since 1950 occurred in a “gun free zone.”   

Turns out that protecting liberty also helps to keep Americans safe. 

John Velleco is the Director of Operations for Gun Owners of America, a grassroots lobbying organization representing more than two million gun owners.

And please sign CHQ's open letter to Capitol Hill Republican leaders, tell them "If you won't stand with us to defend our Second Amendment rights, why should we stand with you on Election Day?"

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Worried about the 2nd Amendment? The Left is Prepared . . . .

I wrote this article in January 2013 and emailed it to EVERY SINGLE CT State legislator.

More than ever, I am convinced that the issue of Gun Ownership and the 2nd Amendment in America is irreconcilable simply because whether it is the U.S.A. or Australia the left wing “world order” socialist politicians want a disarmed population. How can uninformed citizen, many of whom lack the basic level of intelligence to read, much less comprehend the U.S. Constitution, grasp the significance and danger an unarmed citizenry faces from not just those citizens and illegal aliens who would do them harm, but the danger from their own governments. Sadly, I do not believe that the resolution of this issue will end in a war or words.

What I wrote:

Worried about the 2nd Amendment? -- The Left is Prepared to Trash the Entire US Constitution

Some of the most well funded politically powerful people in the world have the objective of totally disarming America’s citizens—and they couldn’t care less about the 2nd Amendment.

In fact, many would like to put the entire US Constitution on the trash heap of history. Open your eyes and understand a significant portion of Americans and their elected politicians at every level of government believe this as well.

The NY Times recently published an Op-Ed entitled Let’s Give Up on the Constitution that begins with this: “As the nation teeters at the edge of fiscal chaos, observers are reaching the conclusion that the American system of government is broken. But almost no one blames the culprit: our insistence on obedience to the Constitution, with all its archaic, idiosyncratic and downright evil provisions.”

To read this article:

Disarmed You Will Be Prey to Criminals & Government

If you own a gun—ANY KIND OF GUN—you must watch and understand that the successful near total disarmament of the UK and Australia citizenry is proceeding right now right here in America in Manhattan at the United Nations.

The international organization behind the propaganda and media campaigns that succeeded in the UK and Australia is IANSA—the International Action Network on Small Arms (

“IANSA was involved in lobbying the 2001 United Nations Conference on the Illicit Trade in Small Arms, which produced an agreed programme of action.

Learn more about the Conference at:

A UN Review Conference ended in July 2006 without further agreement. A subsequent meeting in 2008 agreed a substantive outcome document by a majority vote. IANSA, part of the Control Arms Campaign (, promotes an international treaty regulating the conventional arms trade. A resolution to begin work on this Arms Trade Treaty was approved by the UN General Assembly in 2006.

The US National Rifle Association says IANSA is using the treaty as the first step in a ban on private gun ownership in the United States, and also of making it easier for the world's dictatorships to oppress their own citizens. The Gun Owners of America lobbying organization has been equally vocal in its criticism of IANSA.”

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Source: IANSA:

IANSA was headed by Rebecca Peters ( who essentially works for gun hater George Soros, a major IANSA funder.
“Rebecca Peters is the former Director of the International Action Network on Small Arms (IANSA).

Learn more at:

She announced her resignation from IANSA during a United Nations Preparatory Committee in July 2010. She is listed on the IANSA board of directors as of April 2012. The move was seen as a response to concerns that her high visibility and outspoken advocacy to radically decrease private gun ownership worldwide were undermining the United Nations Arms Trade Treaty process.

As chair of the (Australian) National Coalition for Gun Control at the time of the Port Arthur massacre in 1996, Peters played a key role in the introduction of stricter gun control in Australia, an area in which she remains active today. One of the guns possessed by the perpetrator of The Port Arthur Massacre was a gun which had been handed in for destruction in a previous amnesty in the State of Victoria.

Learn more at:

NOTE: How did a gun handed in during an amnesty program get into the hands of a mass murderer?

Prior to her work with IANSA, Peters worked for the Open Society Institute, (Learn more at: a private foundation funded by George Soros.”

America’s Progressives and Liberals want a UN Treaty to Justify Taking Away Your Constitutional Rights

You must watch this video:

“How the United Nations Small Arms Treaty will take away your guns, as it has in Great Britain, Australia, France, Canada and other nations.”

If you believe that the Obama administration is not working towards signing this treaty to bypass the 2nd Amendment, then you are delusional and deserve to be disarmed and lose your sovereignty to the United Nations peacekeeping forces.

You heard that right –UN Peace Keeping Forces

Disarming the Citizens of the World has been a Long-Term Plan

In 1961, the U.S. Department of State published this document: Freedom From War - The United States Program for General and Complete Disarmament in a Peaceful World.

You can access this document at:

“There is an inseparable relationship between the scaling down of national armaments on the one hand and the building up of international peace-keeping machinery and institutions on the other. Nations are unlikely to shed their means of self-protection in the absence of alternative ways to safeguard their legitimate interests. This can only be achieved through the progressive strengthening of international institutions under the United Nations and by creating a United Nations Peace Force to enforce the peace as the disarmament process proceeds.

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After a school massacre, the U.K. banned handguns in 1998. A decade later, handgun crime had doubled.

“Strict gun laws in Great Britain and Australia haven't made their people noticeably safer, nor have they prevented massacres. The two major countries held up as models for the U.S. don't provide much evidence that strict gun laws will solve our problems.”

Worried about 2nd Amendment

Actually, there is no legal law or restriction that can take your guns away. As citizens, we have allowed and followed most illegal laws concerning guns, their ownership, concealed or open-carried, etc., because SOME of them actually made a modicum of sense; however, now, the laws and the reason we allowed the government that latitude in gun control, is going far beyond the rights guaranteed to us by the Constitution. Everyone's right to own guns is guaranteed under the Constitution and cannot be "infringed." NO MATTER WHAT, UNLESS THE 2ND AMENDMENT IS REPEALED … however one must remember, IT IS STILL THE LAW OF THE LAND, REGARDLESS OF WHAT ANY COURT OR GOVERNMENT AGENCY SAYS. It is infringed upon every day and it is 'illegal to do so by any government agency.' Our gun rights are there to protect us from our own government; therefore, the government cannot infringe upon our gun rights because it would leave Americans helpless against a rogue, oppressive government … one we Americans are facing today. The congress, senate, states, counties, cities, etc., etc., have all passed laws or restrictions violating the Constitution's very protection we have been guaranteed … our protection against these government agencies. That is why it is there ... it gives the citizenry the weapons to stop our government ... "people BY THE government" rather than "government BY THE people" is what every American faces today. Our government is out of our control violating the will of the American people. America has now become a "people by the government" and we, as Americans, need to take back control of our government. The government is making laws and restrictions for the government to protect the government against the Constitution’s guarantees that protect us, which makes everything government does to circumvent the Constitution’s 2nd Amendment illegal and therefore unenforceable, accept through FORCE AND BY FORCE ITSELF. Our Founding Fathers had already put up with an oppressive, tyrannical government. Every American's freedom WAS WON BY THE VERY GUNS CITIZENS OWNED AND, IN THE HANDS OF AMERICAN CITIZENS: 1775 WAS THE BEGINNING OF OUR DECLARATION OF FREEDOM, SO PROTECT YOUR GUNS WITH YOUR LIFE, IF NEEDS BE AMERICANS ... OR LOSE YOUR FREEDOM. ONLY A FOOL DOES NOT REALIZE WHAT THAT MEANS.