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Old May 9, 2013, 04:26 PM   #1
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Secure Firearms Act

Haven't seen any discussion of Texas House member John Carter's Secure Firearms Act.

As I understand it, it would require that all firearms not in use be stored so they are inaccessable to any unauthorized user. The kicker, for me, is that you can deduct $1,200 from your income tax to help pay for whatever you buy to secure your guns, and the bill states that the IRS can't store your claim to produce a listing of firearms owners. Since my trust level in government promises is pretty low, I'm a bit skeptical about that last part, but I'd love to get a new safe ...

Any thoughts? Doesn't seem to violate the 2A and might be something I could support ...
"The gun has been called the great equalizer ... It insures that the people are the equal of their government whenever that government forgets that it is servant and not master of the governed." --Ronald Reagan
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