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01-26-13, 05:21 PM #1
Biden says Administration Doesn't Have Time to Prosecute People Who Lie on Background Checks
As has been widely reported, an NRA representative recently met with an Obama administration-directed firearm task force led by longtime gun control supporter Vice-President Joe Biden. It came as no surprise that the meeting had little to do with keeping our children safe and much to do with an agenda to attack the Second Amendment. But you may be surprised to know one of the revelations that came out of the meeting.
Jim Baker, NRA-ILA's Director of Federal Affairs, represented NRA at the meeting. As detailed in a recent Daily Caller article, Mr. Baker was given five minutes to present NRA's concerns and the approach NRA saw as being the most effective way to safeguard our children. During those five minutes, Baker mentioned the need to vigorously prosecute existing gun laws. He further noted the low number of prosecutions for falsifying information on Form 4473s, and the low felony prosecution rate for gun crimes in general.
In response to Mr. Baker's comments, Vice-President Biden said, "And to your point, Mr. Baker, regarding the lack of prosecutions on lying on Form 4473s, we simply don't have the time or manpower to prosecute everybody who lies on a form, that checks a wrong box, that answers a question inaccurately." That's right: Biden said the administration just doesn't have time to prosecute crimes (felonies punishable by up to a 10-year prison sentence) under existing laws, but is proposing a host of sweeping new laws.
NRA-ILA | Biden says Administration Doesn't Have Time to Prosecute People Who Lie on Background ChecksDo not war for peace. If you must war, war for justice. For without justice there is no peace. -me
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01-26-13, 07:29 PM #2
That's because they don't care about stopping crime. They only want to strip us of our rights.'Political Correctness is a doctrine fostered by a
delusional, illogical liberal minority, and rabidly
promoted by an unscrupulous mainstream media, which
holds forth the proposition that it is entirely
possible to pick up a turd by the clean end!'
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01-27-13, 10:10 AM #3
If Biden had a brain, he would still be stupid.
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That's not surprising. If you have ever worked with a Federal agency most Federal prosecutors will only take the slam dunk cases. They keep raising the minimums for the cases they will prosecute. Just damn ridiculous."A Knights Oath
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01-27-13, 01:57 PM #5
Biden's brain, placed in a matchbox, would look like a BB in a boxcar.*************************"It wouldn't take much for me to up and run...to another life somewhere in the sun."*************************"There's something inherently wrong with having to put on a bullet-proof vest and a gun to go to work."-(An old friend)
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01-27-13, 11:58 PM #6
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01-28-13, 12:42 AM #8
If they wanted to prosecute existing gun laws they'd have to start with straw purchases made by the Department of Justice.Pleasing nobody, one person at a time.
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