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    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.

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    That's because they don't care about stopping crime. They only want to strip us of our rights.
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    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.
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    Quote Originally Posted by pgg View Post
    That's because they don't care about stopping crime. They only want to strip us of our rights.
    All part of moving us down the path towards Agenda 21.
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    Quote Originally Posted by narcodog View Post
    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.
    Yep. It seems to be hit-or-miss with the US Attorney's Office here on if they'll take a case or not.
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    If they wanted to prosecute existing gun laws they'd have to start with straw purchases made by the Department of Justice.
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