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Old April 30, 2019, 09:54 AM   #48
Tom Servo
Join Date: September 27, 2008
Location: Foothills of the Appalachians
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Ever hear any of them say, "agree to this and we'll never ask for another thing, ever?"
Actually, that was pretty much the rhetoric we heard around 1994. The Brady Act was never going to be used to create a registry. The Assault Weapons Ban was just going to be a 10-year experiment on some guns, but they're not coming for your Mini-14.

The ink wasn't even dry on the President's signature when Feinstein talked about how "weak" the AWB was and how they'd tighten and expand it as soon as they had the votes. The next session (and every session after), Schumer was pushing for the same expansions to the Brady Act he promised us he wouldn't.
Sometimes it’s nice not to destroy the world for a change.
--Randall Munroe
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